Tally Shortcut Keys for Tally Prime

Tally Shortcut Keys for Tally Prime

Tally Shortcut Keys for Tally Prime

Tally has added new shortcut keys without replacing/removing old shortcut keys in the latest version of Tally. So here in Tally Prime Shortcut keys, we have shared new as well important shortcut keys which must know to a Tally user.

Shortcut keys play a significant role to finish the work faster and save time. Due to this, all previous versions of Tally software is already supporting shortcut keys. And tally tries to simplify them with every new version.

The best example of this is the COPY & PASTE shortcut key. Till Tally ERP 9 all previous versions support COPY feature by Ctrl + Alt + C and Ctrl + Alt + V for PASTE.
But in the Tally Prime, Tally has simplified it the same as the windows key which is Ctrl + C for Copy and Ctrl + V for paste.

So without wasting time, lets me share Tally Prime shortcut keys.


Tally Prime Shortcut Keys

1. Alt + G : GO TO

This is one of the most important shortcut keys of Tally Prime. Its uses for GO TO feature, which is used to create any new master, voucher or view any report while already busy in working with some work.

Tally Prime Shortcut Key

2. Ctrl + G : Switch To

It uses to Switch To any report and you can use any option listed in the menu like create a voucher, create or alter master and so on.

Switch To

3. Alt + K : Company Menu

This key is used for the company menu in Tally Prime where you will find all the options related to the company.


4. Alt + Y : Manage Company Data

Its uses for the Data menu in the top bar.

Tally Prime Company Data Menu

5. Alt + Z : Exchange Company Data

It’s for the next menu in the top bar, which is used for the exchange company data like make change in data synchronization.

Tally Prime Exchange menu

6. Alt + O : Import Feature of the Company

It’s for the Import menu in the top bar. If you want to import company master, transactions and bank details, you can use Alt + O.

Import Data

7. Alt + E : Export

It uses to export any data from tally into excel, jpeg, pdf, xml etc.

Export Company Data

8. Alt + M : Email

This key use for the Email menu in the top bar. If you want to email any report directly from the tally, you can do this with this key.

Email Data

9. Alt + P : Print

Its use for Print Menu in the top bar. If you want to Print the current window, ledger, sale voucher, daybook, etc. you can use this option.

Print Data

Company Shortcut Keys

10. F3 : Change Company

If you are already into a company and want to switch to a different company, you have to press F3.

Change Company

11. Alt + F3 : Switch Company

Switch to a Company located on the same path.

Select Company

12. Ctrl + F3 : Shut Company

Use to close or shut any open company.

Shut Company

13. F11 : Open Company Feature

It uses to open or make changes in the feature of open companies like Accounting, Inventory, Taxation, Online Access, Payroll and Others.

Company Features

14. F12 : Set Configuration

F12 is used to set or change the configuration of the opened window like if you are into the ledger, it opens the ledger configuration or you are in the voucher it opens the voucher configuration and the same for the item.

Company Configuration

General Tally Shortcut Keys

15. Alt + Z : Zoom

If you want to print the current voucher and want to zoom the screen, you can use this key.

16. Ctrl + K : Change Display language

You can change the display language of tally with this key.

Select Display Language in Tally

17. Ctrl + W : Change Data Language

If you want to enter data into tally in a different language then tally has few languages for you like Bengali, Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu etc.

Select Data Entry Language

18. Alt + I : Insert

If you want to insert, you can use Alt + I.

19. Alt + 2 : Duplicate Entry

It uses to duplicate any entry.

20. Ctrl + A : Save

It uses to save any entry.

21. Alt + D : Delete

If you want to delete any entry, column etc. Basically, it’s a delete shortcut key.

22. Alt + A : Add

This key is used to add anything like add voucher etc.

23. Ctrl + R : Remove

This is a delete key for tally, if you want to delete the entry you can do it with this shortcut key.

24. Alt + U : Undo All at Once

Let assume, you have removed more than one entry one by one by Ctrl + R. Now you want to recover or undo all entry at once, it can be done with this shortcut key.

25. Ctrl + U : Undo One by One

It same as above, the difference is that it recovers all entries one by one.

26. Shift + Enter : View Detail of any Entry

It shows details of any entry without opening it.

Voucher Details

27. Alt + F1 or Alt + F5 : View Details of All Entries at Once

It’s similar to the above, just the difference is that it opens details of all entries at once.

All Voucher Details

28. Ctrl + Enter : Alter

To alter anything in tally like alter master, voucher, etc.

29. Space : Select Entry

To select any single entry.

30. Ctrl + Space : Select All

To select all entries at once.

31. Alt + C : Add Column

If you want to see 2 year comparison then you can add column with this key.

32. Alt + F12 : Add Filters

If you want to add filters in any reporting, you can do this with this shortcut key.

33. Ctrl + J : Exceptional Report

This shortcut key is used when you want to use exceptional reports like optional vouchers, canceled vouchers and Post Dated Voucher.

Exception Reports

34. F4 : Contra

This key is used to add contra entry.

35. F5 : Payment

This key is used to enter payment entry.

36. F6 : Receive

You can add a receive entry with this key.

37. F7 : Journal

This key use for journal entries.

38. Alt + F7 : Stock Journal

Use to enter Stock Journal and Manufacturing entries.

Voucher Type

39. Ctrl + F7 : Physical Stock

This key is used to add Physical Stock entries.

40. F8 : Sales

This key is used to add Sales entries.

41. Alt + F8 : Delivery Note

To add Delivery note entry.

42. Ctrl + F8 : Sales Order

If you have received a purchase order from any party then you can use this shortcut key to add a Sales order entry.

43. F9 : Purchase

It uses to reach on Purchase entry window.

44. Alt + F9 : Receipt Note

If you received an item from any part then you can use this shortcut key to add receipt note entry.

45. Ctrl + F9 : Purchase Order

These keys can be used to issue a purchase order or add a new entry.

46. Alt + F6 : Credit Note

To add an entry in credit note.

47. Alt + F5 : Debit Note

To add an entry in Debit Note. If you have purchase something and now want to return we use this option. You can also say it Purchase return.

48. Ctrl + F4 : Payroll

If you want to add entries in Payroll you can use this key.

49. Ctrl + F6 : Rejections In

To add an entry in Rejections in.

50. Ctrl + F5 : Rejections Out

To add an entry in Rejections Out.

51. F10 : List of Voucher Types

This key is used to show the List of Voucher Types with their shortcut keys.

Change Voucher Type

52. Alt + R : Rewrite Narration

If you want to paste the same narration as the last one you can just simply use this shortcut key and the last narration will paste automatically.

53. Ctrl + T : Post Dated Voucher

To mark any voucher as a post-dated voucher.

54. Alt + D : Delete

To Delete any transaction, voucher etc.

55. Ctrl + H : Change Modes

To change modes to a single entry, double entry etc.

Change Voucher Mode

56. Alt + S : Stock Query Report

This key is used to check the stock query report.

Stock Query

57. Ctrl + L : Optional Voucher

You can use this key to mark any voucher as Optional.

58. Alt + C : Create

It uses to create a new entry in the current window as if you are in voucher it creates a new voucher, in case of the ledger it creates ledger and same for items also.

59. Ctrl + N : Calculator

It used to open an inbuilt calculator on any screen.


60. Ctrl + Alt + C or Ctrl + C : Copy

Both Commands are used to copy the content in tally.

61. Ctrl + Alt + V or Ctrl + V : Paste

Both Commands are used to paste the content in tally.

62. Ctrl + E : Export Current Voucher

It uses to export the currently open voucher in your desire format.

63. Ctrl + M : Email Current Voucher

It uses to email the currently open voucher.

64. Ctrl + P : Print Current Voucher

It uses to print the currently open voucher.

65. Alt + X : Cancel Current Voucher

It uses to cancel the currently open voucher.

66. Alt +F2 : Change Period

If you want to change the tax period, this key is for you.

67. ESC : Exit

It uses to escape from the current window or to exit from the currently open window. If you press it two times it will also ask you to quit from Tally. You have to simply press Y for YES and N for NO.

68. Alt + F4 : Close Tally

To exit from Tally.

69. Ctrl + Q : Close Tally

There are so many ways to exit from tally you can either close from mouse, press ESC or just press Ctrl + Q.

70. Ctrl + Alt + R : Repair Company

To rewrite data or repair any company data.

Repair Company

71. Ctrl + Alt + T : Load TDL

It uses to load TDL.


Every new version of tally comes with a few improvements and shortcut keys are one of them.

But as Tally has launched a completely new software from its previous versions. So we have once again shared a fresh set of tally prime shortcuts keys. Hope it will help you.

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