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.

Keyboard Shortcuts – Across TallyPrime

Shortcut KeysFunctionLocation in TallyPrime
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
N/A
CTRL+ALT+RRepair Company (in case of data retrieval or repairing any company data)N/A
ALT+F4This is the shortcut key to quit from TallyPrime N/A
CTRL+ALT+BTo view the Build Information N/A
CTRL+ATo save or accept a screen N/AN/A
ALT+EnterTo expand or collapse a group in a table N/AN/A
CTRL+EndMoves cursor to the last field or last lineN/A
CTRL+HomeTo move to the first line or first field N/AN/A
CTRL+NTo hide or open calculator panelN/A
ALT+MThis tally shortcut key opens the email menu: sending transactions, reports or current voucher Top Menu
ALT+KOpen Company top menu Top Menu
ALT+YTo open the list of actions that are applicable to maN/Age the data of the company Top Menu
ALT+ZTallyPrime shortcut key to Exchange Company Data. Provides options for data synchronisationTop Menu
ALT+GOpens a report and creates masters and vouchers in the flow of workTop Menu
ALT+OTo open the Import menu: importing masters, transactions, and bank statements Top Menu
ALT+ETo open Export menu: exporting masters, reports, transactions or current voucher Top Menu
ALT+ZZoom-to-zoom-in while on print preview (for vouchers and reports) Top MenuTop Menu
F1To open Help menu Top MenuTop Menu
F11Opens the Company Features screen - Top MenuTop Menu
CTRL+PPrint: To print current report or voucher Top MenuTop Menu
CTRL+GTo switch to a different report, and create vouchers and masters-Top menuTop Menu
CTRL+F1To open TallyHelp (based on the context of the screen that is displayed) Top MenuTop Menu
CTRL+WTo select data entry language applicable to all screens Top MenuTop Menu
F2To change the date of voucher entry or to change period for reports Right ButtonRight Button
F3Change Company: Switches to another company from the list of open companies Right buttonRight Button
F12ConfigurationRight Button
CTRL+F3To shut the currently loaded companies Right ButtonRight Button
ALT+F3Selects or opens other company present in the same folder or any other data pathRight Button
ALT+F2To change the system period for reports Right ButtonRight Button
CTRL+QExit the screen or the application Bottom BarBottom Bar

Keyboard Shortcuts Reports

Shortcut KeysFunctionLocation in TallyPrime
ALT+IInsert Voucher in reportBottom bar
Alt+2Duplicate entry: Creates an entry in the report by duplicating a voucherBottom bar
Alt+DTo delete an entry from a reportBottom bar
Alt+XCancel Current VoucherBottom bar
CTRL+RTo retrieve Narration from the previous voucher (for the same voucher type)Bottom bar
Alt+UTo display all hidden entries if they were removedBottom bar
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)Bottom bar
ALT+F1 or
ALT+F5
To view details of entries all at onceRight button
Shift+Enter
To view details of an entry without opening itNA
Ctrl+Shift+EndSelect or deselect lines till the endNA
Ctrl+Shift+HomeSelect or deselect lines till the topNA
Ctrl+Alt+ITo invert the selection of line items in a reportNA

Keyboard Shortcuts – Vouchers & Masters

Shortcut KeysFunctionLocation in TallyPrime
Alt+DTo delete voucher, group, stock item, company and ledger

Deletes empty ledgers

To delete entry from a report
Bottom Bar
Alt+XCancel Current VoucherBottom Bar
Ctrl+DTo remove an item or a ledger line in a voucherBottom Bar
CTRL+TPost-Dated Voucher: To mark a voucher as post-datedRight Button
Ctrl+FTo auto-fill detailsRight Button
Ctrl+HChange mode: To open voucher in different modesRight Button
Alt+SOpens Stock Query Report for the selected stock itemRight Button
Ctrl+LMark voucher as OptionalRight Button
F10To view list of all VouchersRight Button
Alt+RTo retrieve Narration from the previous ledgerNA
ALT+CTo create a masterNA
Alt+VOpens a manufacturing journal from the Quantity field of a journal voucherNA
Ctrl+RTo retrieve Narration from the previous voucher (for the same voucher type)NA
Alt+4 or Ctrl+4Insert base currency symbol in an input fieldNA
CTRL+C or
CTRL+ALT+C
CopyNA
Ctrl+V or
Ctrl+Alt+V
PasteNA

Keyboard Shortcuts to Open Vouchers

Shortcut KeysFunctionLocation in TallyPrime
F4To add Contra EntryF10 > Accounting Vouchers
F5To enter Payment EntryF10 > Accounting Vouchers
F6To open Receipt VoucherF10 > Accounting Vouchers
F7To open Journal Voucher F10 > Accounting Vouchers
CTRL+F7Open Physical StockF10 > Inventory Vouchers
F8Open Sales VoucherF10 > Accounting Vouchers
CTRL+F8To Open Sales OrderF10 > Order Vouchers
F9Open Purchase VoucherF10 > Accounting Vouchers
CTRL+F9To Open Purchase Order10 > Order Vouchers
Alt+F6Tally Shortcut for Credit NoteF10 > Accounting Vouchers
ALT+F5Tally Shortcut for Debit NoteF10 > Accounting Vouchers
Ctrl+F4To Open Payroll VoucherF10 > Payroll Vouchers
Ctrl+F6Open Rejection In voucherF10 > Inventory Vouchers
Ctrl+F5Open Rejection Out voucherF10 > Inventory Vouchers

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