Hotkey to activate Listary

  • Press Ctrl twice (Recommended, works on all Windows versions)
  • Press Ctrl twice (Windows 10)
  • Win + G (Windows 8)
  • Win + S (Windows 7 / XP)

You can change it in Listary Options – Hotkeys.

Search result hotkeys

You can use these hotkeys to navigate search results. Change them in Listary Options – Hotkeys.

  • Down arrow or Ctrl + N: Select next item.
  • Up arrow or Ctrl + P: Select previous item.
  • Right arrow or Ctrl + O: Enter Actions menu for the selected search result.
  • Esc: Hide Listary search bar / Exit Actions.

Commands hotkeys

The following hotkeys work when:

  1. Listary search bar or menu is visible. You can use these hotkeys in file dialogs directly because Listary search bar is visible by default.
  2. Or the “Enable Listary hotkeys” setting is checked in Listary Options – App Settings for the current application. It’s checked by default for Windows Explorer, so you can use these hotkeys in Explorer directly without activating Listary first.
  • Ctrl + G: Let the file dialog navigate to the current folder in Explorer.
  • Ctrl + Shift + C: Copy the path of the selected file in Explorer to clipboard.
  • Ctrl + Shift + R: Open command prompt for the current folder.
  • Ctrl + Shift + X: Show/hide file extensions.
  • Ctrl + Shift + H: Show/hide hidden files.
  • Ctrl + Shift + O: Let the file dialog open the selected file in Explorer.
  • Ctrl + Shift + E: Open a new Explorer window for the current folder.

You can change these hotkeys in Listary Options – Menus – Commands (select it from the drop-down menu).

Action hotkeys

After selecting a search result in Listary, you can use the following hotkeys:

  • Ctrl + Enter: Open parent folder of this search result.
  • Ctrl + Shift + C: Copy the path of this search result to clipboard.
  • Ctrl + C: Copy this search result to clipboard (in file format).
  • Alt + S: Open Send to menu for this result.
  • Alt + O: Open Open with menu for this result.

You can change them in Listary Options – Actions.