Keyboard Shortcuts

You may use keystrokes on various Rally pages to expedite data entry and editing. See the tables below for available keystrokes and the actions they perform. Keyboard shortcuts include:

Inline edit on the Backlog page and inside of dashboard apps

To use these keystrokes, you must first be in inline editing mode. To enter this mode, double-click any editable field on the Backlog page or inside of a dashboard app.

Keystroke Action
Tab Moves to the next editable field to the right. If already at the last field, moves to the first editable field on the next row.
Shift + Tab Moves to the next editable field to the left. If already at the first field, moves to the last editable field on the previous row.
Up/Down Arrows When a drop-down list field is highlighted, cycles through the list of available values.
Enter Saves any changes in the row, places edit cursor in row below.
Esc Exits inline editing mode, cancels any pending changes.

Inline edit on summary pages

To use these keystrokes, you must first be in inline editing mode. To enter this mode, double-click any editable field on the page. Pages that accept inline editing:

  • Backlog tab
  • Plan tab
  • Track tab
Keystroke Action
Tab Moves to the next editable field to the right.
Shift + Tab Moves to the next editable field to the left.
Up/Down Arrows When a drop-down list field is highlighted, cycles through the list of available values.
Ctrl + Enter Saves any changes in the row.
Esc Exits inline editing mode, cancels any pending changes.

Inline add on Iteration Task Status page

To use these keystrokes, you must first be in inline add mode. To enter this mode, select the Inline Add option from the Actions button. Pages that accept inline additions:

Keystroke Action
Tab Moves to the next editable field to the right.
Shift + Tab Moves to the next editable field to the left.
Up/Down Arrows When a drop-down list field is highlighted, cycles through the list of available values.
Ctrl + Enter Saves any changes in the row.
Alt + Enter Saves any changes in the row and creates a new inline add row.
Esc Exits inline editing mode, cancels any pending changes.

Using rich text editors

Some keyboard shortcuts are available when working in rich text fields. Rich text fields can be found in work item editor windows. A field that has the text toolbar below is rich text.

Rich text field with toolbar
Keystroke Action
Ctrl + U Underlines text.
Ctrl + I Italicizes text.
Ctrl + B Bolds text.

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