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Tally Shortcuts


F12Only Press F12
F12Alt F12
F12Ctrl F12
PrintAlt P
Export Alt E
Create LedgerALC
Alter LedgerALA
To See Entries (ALL)DD (Display −−−> Daybook −−−> Select Period
To See One LedgerDAL (Display −−−> Account −−−> Book Ledger)
Important Shortcuts While Passing Entry
Make LedgerAlt C
Change LedgerCtrl Enter
Enter EnterCtrl A
CalculatorCtrl N
To Hide Ledger Alt R
To Unhide LedgerAlt U


To select a company
To select the Accounts Button and Inventory buttons
F2To change the menu period
F3To select the company
F4To select the Contra voucher
F5To select the Payment voucher
F6To select the Receipt voucher
F7To select the Journal voucher
F8To select the Sales voucher
F8  (CTRL+F8)To select the Credit Note voucher
F9To select the Purchase voucher
F9  (CTRL+F9)To select the Debit Note voucher
F10To select the Reversing Journal voucher
F10To select the Memorandum voucher
F11To select the Functions and Features screen
F12To select the Configure screen

ALT + 2

To Duplicate a voucher
ALT + ATo Add a voucher
ALT + CTo create a master at a voucher screen (if it has not been already assigned a different function, as in reports like Balance Sheet, where it adds a new column to the report)
ALT + DTo delete a voucher
To delete a master
(if it has not been already assigned a different function, as explained above)
ALT + ETo export the report in ASCII, SDF, HTML OR XML format
ALT + ITo insert a voucher
Alt+HHelp Shortcut
ALT + OTo upload the report at your website
Alt+IInsert a voucher / To toggle between Item and Accounting invoice
Alt+NTo view the report in automatic columns (Multiple Columns at all reports, Trial Balance, Cash/bank books, Group Summary & Journal Reg
Alt+URetrieve the last line which is deleted using Alt+R
Alt+YRegister Tally
ALT + MTo Email the report
ALT + PTo print the report
ALT + RTo remove a line in a report


To bring back a line you removed using ALT + R
ALT+ VFrom Invoice screen to bring Stock Journal screen
ALT + WTo view the Tally Web browser.
ALT + XTo cancel a voucher in Day Book/List of Vouchers
ALT + RTo Register Tally
CTRL + ATo accept a form – wherever you use this key combination, that screen or report gets accepted as it is.
Ctrl+Alt+BCheck the Company Statutory details
Ctrl+MSwitches to Main Area of Tally Screen
Ctrl+NSwitches to Calculator / ODBC Section of Tally Screen
Ctrl+RRepeat narration in the same voucher type irrespective of Ledger Account
Ctrl+TMark any voucher as Post Dated Voucher
Ctrl+Alt+CCopy the text from Tally (At creation and alternation screens)
Ctrl+Alt+VTo paste the text from Tally (At creation and alternation screens)
Ctrl+F9Select Debit Note Voucher
Ctrl+Alt+c (for copy) Ctrl+Alt+v (for paste)Duplicate narration in many Vouchers
Ctrl+F6Rejection In
CTRL + BTo select the Budget
CTRL  + CTo select the Cost Centre
To select the Cost Category


To select the Currencies
CTRL + GTo select the Group
CTRL + ITo select the Stock Items
CTRL + LTo select the Ledger
CTRL + OTo select the Godowns
CTRL + QTo abandon a form – wherever you use this key combination, it quits that screen without making any changes to it.

CTRL + Alt + R

Rewrite data for a Company
CTRL + SAllows you to alter Stock Item master
CTRL + UTo select the Units
Ctrl + VTo select the Voucher Types

ALT + F1

To close a company
To view detailed report
To explode a line into its details
ALT+ F2To change the system period
ALT + F3To select the company info menu
To create/alter/shut a Company
ALT + F4To select the Purchase Order Voucher Type
ALT + F5To select the Sales Order Voucher Type
To view monthly and quarterly report 
ALT + F6To select the Rejection Out Voucher Type
To change the Sales Order Voucher Type
ALT + F7To select the Stock Journal Voucher Type
To accept all the Audit lists 
ALT+ F8To select the Delivery Note Voucher Type
To view the Columnar report

ALT + F9

To select the Receipt Note Voucher Type
ALT + F10To select the Physical Stock Voucher Type
ALT + F12To filter the information based on monetary value
CTRL + ALT + F12Advanced Config


Display previous voucher during voucher entry/alter
PgDnDisplay next voucher during voucher entry/alter
ENTERTo accept anything you type into a field.
To accept a voucher or master
To get a report with further details of an item in a report.
ESCTo remove what you typed into a field
To come out of a screen
To indicate you do not want to accept a voucher or master.
SHIFT + ENTERCollapse next level details
SHIFT + ENTERTo explode a line into its details


To alter a master while making an entry or viewing a report

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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 6 years. He provides courses for Practical Accounts, Taxation and Efiling at teachoo.com.