As a business management software, TallyPrime makes it easy for a company to manage their accounting, banking, taxation, inventory, and other business needs. TallyPrime is ideal for all businesses, whether a small or mid-sized business or a large enterprise. While understanding how to use tally can increase a company’s efficiency, learning tally shortcut keys can enhance speed and improve productivity at the workplace.

TallyPrime has keyboard shortcuts for almost all its functions, eliminating the need for a mouse. The table below consists of some of the many TallyPrime shortcut keys.

Commonly Used TallyPrime Keyboard Shortcuts and Their Functions

Shortcut KeysFunction
ESCUsed to exit screen or revert to the previous screen after closing the current open screen


Removes inputs that are provided or selected for a field
ALT+DTo delete voucher, group, stock item, company and ledger


Deletes empty ledgers


To delete entry from a report
ALT+F1Shut Company
ALT+F3Selects or opens other company present in the same folder or any other data path
ALT+KOpen Company top menu
ALT+YTo open the list of actions that are applicable to manage the data of the company
ALT+ZTallyPrime shortcut key to Exchange Company Data. Provides options for data synchronisation
ALT+GOpens a report and creates masters and vouchers in the flow of work
ALT+OTo open the Import menu: importing masters, transactions, and bank statements
ALT+ETo open Export menu: exporting masters, reports, transactions or current voucher
Shortcut KeysFunction
ALT+MThis tally shortcut key opens the email menu: sending transactions, reports or current voucher
ALT+CTo create a master
ALT+F4This is the shortcut key to quit from TallyPrime
ALT+F5Tally shortcut for Debit Note
ALT+F6Tally shortcut for Credit Note
ALT+F2To change the system period for reports
ALT+IInsert Voucher in report
ALT+2Duplicate entry: Creates an entry in the report by duplicating a voucher
ALT+F1
To view details of entries all at once
ALT+F5To view details of entries all at once
ALT+SOpens Stock Query Report for the selected stock item
ALT+VOpens a manufacturing journal from the Quantity field of a journal voucher
ALT+XCancel Current Voucher
ALT+RTo retrieve Narration from the previous ledger
ALT+U To display all hidden entries if they were removed
ALT+ZZoom-to-zoom-in while on print preview (for vouchers and reports)
ALT+EnterTo expand or collapse a group in a table
ALT+4Insert base currency symbol in an input field
CTRL+4Insert base currency symbol in an input field
F1To open Help menu
F2To change the date of voucher entry or to change period for reports
F3Change Company: Switches to another company from the list of open companies
F4To add Contra Entry
F5To enter Payment Entry
F6To open Receipt Voucher
F7To open Journal Voucher
F8Open Sales Voucher
F9Open Purchase Voucher
F10To view list of all Vouchers
F11Opens the Company Features screen
F12Configuration
CTRL+ATo save or accept a screen
CTRL+QExit the screen or the application
Shortcut KeysFunction
CTRL+DTo remove an item or a ledger line in a voucher
CTRL+F3To shut the currently loaded companies
CTRL+F8To open Sales Order
CTRL+F9To open Purchase Order
CTRL+TPost-Dated Voucher: To mark a voucher as post-dated
CTRL+PPrint: To print current report or voucher
CTRL+F7Open Physical Stock
CTRL+F4To open Payroll Voucher
CTRL+FTo auto-fill details
CTRL+LMark voucher as Optional
CTRL+EndMoves cursor to the last field or last line
CTRL+HomeTo move to the first line or first field
CTRL+GTo switch to a different report, and create vouchers and masters
CTRL+F1To open TallyHelp (based on the context of the screen that is displayed)
CTRL+WTo select data entry language applicable to all screens
CTRL+RTo retrieve Narration from the previous voucher (for the same voucher type)
CTRL+HChange mode: To open voucher in different modes
CTRL+NTo hide or open calculator panel
CTRL+UTo display the last hidden line (in case of multiple lines, using the shortcut repeatedly will restore the last hidden line first, post which the sequence will be followed)
CTRL+SpaceSelect All: To select all entries at once
CTRL+CCopy
CTRL+ALT+CCopy
CTRL+ALT+RRepair Company (in case of data retrieval or repairing any company data)
CTRL+Shift+HomeSelect or deselect lines till the top
CTRL+Shift+EndSelect or deselect lines till the end
CTRL+ALT+ITo invert the selection of line items in a report
CTRL+ALT+BTo view the Build Information
Shift+EnterTo view details of an entry without opening it

TallyPrime shortcuts have contributed majorly in simplifying and making #EveryDaySimple, thereby saving time. By using these keyboard shortcuts, you can complete your work in lesser time than estimated, which, in turn, can help boost productivity.

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FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What are the shortcut keys in TallyPrime?

The shortcut keys in TallyPrime make it simple and easy to access a broad range of functions through the use of keyboards.

Q. Which shortcut key is used to select the company in TallyPrime?

ALT+F3 is the shortcut key that is used to select a company in TallyPrime.

Q. Why upgrade from Tally.ERP 9 to TallyPrime?

TallyPrime comes with advanced features that make it easy for individuals, even from the non-IT and non-accounts background, to use this business management software to organise their business. In short, by upgrading Tally.ERP 9 to TallyPrime, companies can unlock a variety of features that can improve business efficiency.

Q. What is the Tally shortcut for debit notes and credit notes?

The shortcut key for debit notes and credit notes in TallyPrime are ALT+F5 and ALT+F6, respectively.

Q. Which shortcut key is used to quit from TallyPrime?

The shortcut key to quit from Tally is ALT+F4.

Q. What is the Delivery note shortcut key in TallyPrime?

The Delivery note shortcut key in TallyPrime is ALT+F8