Zoho Inventory

Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts/ hot keys enable you to use Zoho Inventory with ease and convenience. You can instantly perform actions within the application using the keyboard shortcuts.

Pro Tip: Press Shift + ? to instantly view the shortcut keys in a pop-up while using Zoho Inventory.

Keyboard Shortcuts Zoho Inventory

The shortcuts in Zoho Inventory are categorized based on the pages in which you can use the shortcut keys. Let’s look into how they are categorized.


You can use these shortcuts from anywhere in the organization and they would take you to the respective page or perform the particular action.

Keys Description
key-search Jump to the Search Bar. Search by modules or click Advanced Search to drill down all details.

Go To Actions

You can use the following shortcut keys to navigate to a specific tab. These could be the most common actions you perform in your day-to-day inventory activity.

Just like the General Shortcuts, these actions are also common to all the modules. They are:

Keys Description
key-salesorders Jump to the the Sales Orders tab.
key-packages Jump to the the Packages tab.
key-invoices Jump to the the Invoices tab.
key-purchaseorders Jump to the the Purchase Orders tab.
key-bills Jump to the the Bills tab.

Module Level Actions

When you’ve navigated to a particular module, you can use the following shortcut keys to perform actions specific to that module (Example:Invoices/Bills). These shortcuts are applicable only to the Sales and Purchase entities.

Let’s say you are planning to move all data from one organization to another. Click key-export to export data from one organization and then go to the other organization and click key-import to import the files.

Keys Description
key-new Create a New Transaction.
key-email-multiple Email all/multiple transactions from the same module.
key-print-multiple Print all/multiple transactions from the same module.
key-import Import all data to a particular module from your computer.
key-export Export all data from a particular module to your computer.
key-select-all Select all transactions in a specific module

Transaction Level Actions

After you have selected a transaction, you can use the following shortcut keys to perform actions at the transaction level. The following shortcuts let you perform actions quickly without having to reach for a mouse. These shortcuts are applicable only to the Sales and Purchase entities.

Keys Description
key-edit Edit an existing transaction.
key-email Email a transaction.
key-print Print a transaction.
key-download Download transactions as a PDF.

Creation Actions

What are keyboard shortcuts for if they don’t let you create transactions in a flash? The following shortcuts will help you create new transactions across various modules from anywhere in the organization.

Keys Description
key-create-salesorder Create a new Sales Order.
key-create-package Create a new Sales Package.
key-create-invoice Create a new Invoice.
key-create-bill Create a new Bill.
key-create-purchaseorder Create a new Purchase Order.
key-save Save transactions when you create them.