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Keyboard Shortcuts in Looker

There are a variety of keyboard shortcuts available for users in Looker.

Viewing Available Keyboard Shortcuts

The available shortcuts vary by location in the Looker application. To see a list of the available shortcuts, you can choose Keyboard Shortcuts from the Help menu. You also can press ? to see the available shortcuts.

Shortcuts for All Pages

The following shortcuts are available to all or almost all pages in Looker:

Shortcut                                                                                                   MacWindows
Open Search BarCommand-Shift-KCtrl+Shift+K
Show / hide keyboard shortcut help menu??
Enter / exit Development Mode
Note: For developers, this shortcut is overridden when
you are in the LookML editor (IDE)
Control-Shift-DCtrl+Shift+D

Shortcuts for Dashboards

The following shortcuts are available when viewing, editing, or creating dashboards:

Shortcut                                                                                                 MacWindows
Run dashboard Command-ReturnCtrl+Enter
Refresh dashboardCommand-Shift-ReturnCtrl+Shift+Enter
Toggle Edit ModeOption-Command-EAlt+Ctrl+E
Edit dashboard settings when in Edit modeControl-Command-E
Choose LooksCommand-OCtrl+O
Add TextControl-Command-T
Add/edit dashboard filtersCommand-Shift-ECtrl+Shift+E
ScheduleOption-Command-SAlt+Ctrl+S
SendOption-Shift-SAlt+Shift+S
Download dashboardCommand-Shift-DCtrl+Shift+D

Shortcuts for Viewing Looks

The following shortcuts are available when viewing Looks:

ShortcutMacWindows
Edit LookCommand-ECtrl+E
Explore from hereControl-Option-EAlt+Ctrl+E
Edit SettingsControl-Command-E
Get Dashboard LookMLOption-Command-ACtrl+Alt+A
DownloadCommand-Shift-LCtrl+Shift+L
RunCommand-ReturnCtrl+Enter
SaveCommand-Shift-SCtrl+Shift+S
Add to DashboardCommand-Shift-ACtrl+Shift+A
Clear Cache & RefreshCommand-Shift-ReturnCtrl+Shift+Enter
Make PublicCommand-Shift-PCtrl+Shift+P
SendOption-Shift-SAlt+Shift+S
ScheduleOption-Command-SAlt+Ctrl+S
ShareCommand-UCtrl+U

Shortcuts for Exploring

The following shortcuts are available when exploring data:

ShortcutMacWindows
Clear current queryCommand-KCtrl+K
Get Dashboard LookMLOption-Command-ACtrl+Alt+A
Download current queryCommand-Shift-LCtrl+Shift+L
Run queryCommand-ReturnCtrl+Enter
Save as a LookCommand-SCtrl+Shift+S
Add to DashboardCommand-Shift-ACtrl+Shift+A
Clear cache and run queryCommand-Shift-ReturnCtrl+Shift+Enter
Make PublicCommand-Shift-PCtrl+Shift+P
SendOption-Shift-SAlt+Shift+S
ScheduleCommand-Shift-SAlt+Ctrl+S
ShareCommand-UCtrl+U
Toggle show only selected section/show all sectionsOption-ClickAlt+Click

Shortcuts in the LookML Development Environment

The following shortcuts are available in the LookML integrated developer environment (IDE):

Shortcut                                                                                                 MacWindows
Search for fileCommand-JCtrl+J
SaveCommand-SCtrl+S
UndoCommand-ZCtrl+Z
RedoCommand-Shift-ZCtrl+Shift+Z
FindCommand-FCtrl+F
Toggle commentCommand-/Ctrl+/
Increase indentCommand-]Ctrl+]
Decrease indentCommand-[Ctrl+[
Delete current or selected linesCommand-DCtrl+D
Duplicate line or sectionCommand-Shift-DCtrl+Shift+D
Move current or selected lines upOption-Up ArrowAlt+Up Arrow
Move current or selected lines downOption-Down ArrowAlt+Down Arrow
Collapse selected linesOption-Command-LAlt+L
Uncollapse selected linesOption-Command-Shift-LAlt+Shift+L
Vertical selectionOption-DragAlt+Drag
Jump to reference definitionOption-ClickAlt+Click
Format fileCommand-Shift-FCtrl+Shift+F
Show / hide LookML quick helpOption-Command-/Alt+Ctrl+/
Show autosuggest tipsControl-SpaceCtrl+Space

Additionally, most of the browser keyboard shortcuts listed here are also possible.

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