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Keyboard Shortcuts

Android Studio includes keyboard shortcuts for many common actions. Table 1 shows the default keyboard shortcuts by operating system.

Note: In addition to the default keymaps in table 1 below, you can select from a number of preset keymaps or create a custom keymap. For more about customizing your keyboard shortcuts, see Configure Custom Keymaps, below.

Table 1. Default keyboard shortcuts for Windows/Linux and Mac operating systems.

Description Windows/Linux Mac
Save all Control + S Command + S
Synchronize Control + Alt + Y Command + Option + Y
Maximize/minimize editor Control + Shift + F12 Control + Command + F12
Add to favorites Alt + Shift + F Option + Shift + F
Inspect current file with current profile Alt + Shift + I Option + Shift + I
Quick switch scheme Control + ` (backquote) Control + ` (backquote)
Open settings dialogue Control + Alt + S Command + , (comma)
Open project structure dialog Control + Alt + Shift + S Command + ; (semicolon)
Switch between tabs and tool window Control + Tab Control + Tab
Navigating and Searching Within Studio
Search everything (including code and menus) Press Shift twice Press Shift twice
Find Control + F Command + F
Find next F3 Command + G
Find previous Shift + F3 Command + Shift + G
Replace Control + R Command + R
Find action Control + Shift + A Command + Shift + A
Search by symbol name Control + Alt + Shift + N Command + Option + O
Find class Control + N Command + O
Find file (instead of class) Control + Shift + N Command + Shift + O
Find in path Control + Shift + F Command + Shift + F
Open file structure pop-up Control + F12 Command + F12
Navigate between open editor tabs Alt + Right/Left Arrow Control + Right/Left Arrow
Jump to source F4 / Control + Enter F4 / Command + Down Arrow
Open current editor tab in new window Shift + F4 Shift + F4
Recently opened files pop-up Control + E Command + E
Recently edited files pop-up Control + Shift + E Command + Shift + E
Go to last edit location Control + Shift + Backspace Command + Shift + Backspace
Close active editor tab Control + F4 Command + W
Return to editor window from a tool window Esc Esc
Hide active or last active tool window Shift + Esc Shift + Esc
Go to line Control + G Command + L
Open type hierarchy Control + H Control + H
Open method hierarchy Control + Shift + H Command + Shift + H
Open call hierarchy Control + Alt + H Control + Option + H
Writing Code
Generate code (getters, setters, constructors, hashCode/equals, toString, new file, new class) Alt + Insert Command + N
Override methods Control + O Control + O
Implement methods Control + I Control + I
Surround with (if...else / try...catch / etc.) Control + Alt + T Command + Option + T
Delete line at caret Control + Y Command + Backspace
Collapse/expand current code block Control + minus/plus Command + minus/plus
Collapse/expand all code blocks Control + Shift + minus/plus Command + Shift + minus/plus
Duplicate current line or selection Control + D Command + D
Basic code completion Control + Space Control + Space
Smart code completion (filters the list of methods and variables by expected type) Control + Shift + Space Control + Shift + Space
Complete statement Control + Shift + Enter Command + Shift + Enter
Quick documentation lookup Control + Q Control + J
Show parameters for selected method Control + P Command + P
Go to declaration (directly) Control + B or Control + Click Command + B or Command + Click
Go to implementations Control + Alt + B Command + Alt + B
Go to super-method/super-class Control + U Command + U
Open quick definition lookup Control + Shift + I Command + Y
Toggle project tool window visibility Alt + 1 Command + 1
Toggle bookmark F11 F3
Toggle bookmark with mnemonic Control + F11 Option + F3
Comment/uncomment with line comment Control + / Command + /
Comment/uncomment with block comment Control + Shift + / Command + Shift + /
Select successively increasing code blocks Control + W Option + Up
Decrease current selection to previous state Control + Shift + W Option + Down
Move to code block start Control + [ Option + Command + [
Move to code block end Control + ] Option + Command + ]
Select to the code block start Control + Shift + [ Option + Command + Shift + [
Select to the code block end Control + Shift + ] Option + Command + Shift + ]
Delete to end of word Control + Delete Option + Delete
Delete to start of word Control + Backspace Option + Backspace
Optimize imports Control + Alt + O Control + Option + O
Project quick fix (show intention actions and quick fixes) Alt + Enter Option + Enter
Reformat code Control + Alt + L Command + Option + L
Auto-indent lines Control + Alt + I Control + Option + I
Indent/unindent lines Tab/Shift + Tab Tab/Shift + Tab
Smart line join Control + Shift + J Control + Shift + J
Smart line split Control + Enter Command + Enter
Start new line Shift + Enter Shift + Enter
Next/previous highlighted error F2 / Shift + F2 F2 / Shift + F2
Build and Run
Build Control + F9 Command + F9
Build and run Shift + F10 Control + R
Apply changes (with Instant Run) Control + F10 Control + Command + R
Debug Shift + F9 Control + D
Step over F8 F8
Step into F7 F7
Smart step into Shift + F7 Shift + F7
Step out Shift + F8 Shift + F8
Run to cursor Alt + F9 Option + F9
Evaluate expression Alt + F8 Option + F8
Resume program F9 Command + Option + R
Toggle breakpoint Control + F8 Command + F8
View breakpoints Control + Shift + F8 Command + Shift + F8
Copy F5 F5
Move F6 F6
Safe delete Alt + Delete Command + Delete
Rename Shift + F6 Shift + F6
Change signature Control + F6 Command + F6
Inline Control + Alt + N Command + Option + N
Extract method Control + Alt + M Command + Option + M
Extract variable Control + Alt + V Command + Option + V
Extract field Control + Alt + F Command + Option + F
Extract constant Control + Alt + C Command + Option + C
Extract parameter Control + Alt + P Command + Option + P
Version Control / Local History
Commit project to VCS Control + K Command + K
Update project from VCS Control + T Command + T
View recent changes Alt + Shift + C Option + Shift + C
Open VCS popup Alt + ` (backquote) Control + V

Configure Custom Keymaps

You can choose from a number of preset keymaps or modify a preset keymap to create a new custom keymap in the keymap settings for Android Studio.

To open the keymap settings, choose File > Settings (on Mac, Android Studio > Preferences) and navigate to the Keymap pane.

Figure 1. The Android Studio keymap settings window.

  1. Keymaps dropdown: Select the desired keymap from this menu to switch between preset keymaps.
  2. Actions list: Right click on an action to modify it. You can add additional keyboard shortcuts for the action, add mouse shortcuts to associate an action with a mouse click, or remove current shortcuts. If you are using a preset keymap, modifying an action’s shortcuts will automatically create a copy of the keymap and add your modifications to the copy.
  3. Copy button: Select a keymap from the dropdown menu to use as a starting point, and click Copy to create a new custom keymap. You can modify the keymap name and shortcuts.
  4. Reset button: Select a keymap from the dropdown menu and click Reset to revert it to its original configuration.
  5. Search box: Type here to search for a keyboard shortcut by the action name.
  6. Search by Shortcut: Click Find Actions by Shortcut and type a shortcut to search for actions by shortcut.
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