Keyboard Shortcuts

Viewing and hiding parts of the user interface

Keyboard Shortcut

Description

F9

Show/Hide the sidebar in the browser mode. The sidebar contains the folder tree and the file properties summary (if enabled).

i

Show the file properties summary.

F8

Shows/hides the thumbnail pane in the viewer mode.

F11 or f

Toggles the fullscreen mode.

Ctrl+t

Shows/hides the thumbnails in the browser mode.

Esc

Closes the viewer or fullscreen mode.

Editing shortcuts for the browser and viewer

Keyboard Shortcut

Description

e

Edit the image. Opens the viewer and shows the editing tools.

g

Open the image with the GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP).

F2

Rename the image.

c or Ctrl+m

Add comments or metadata to an image.

]

Rotate right, losslessly if possible. The file is saved automatically.

[

Rotate left, losslessly if possible. The file is saved automatically.

Delete

Move the selected files to the Trash.

Shift+Delete

Delete the selected files permanently.

Editing shortcuts for the viewer mode only

Keyboard Shortcut (Case Sensitive)

Description

h

Enhance colors.

l

Flip image.

m

Mirror image.

r

Rotate right.

R

Rotate left.

C

Crop image.

S

Resize image.

Viewer shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcut

Description

Space or Page Down

View the next image.

Backspace or Page Up

View the previous image.

Home

View the first image.

End

View the last image.

Ctrl+D

Add the current location to the bookmarks.

+ or =

Zoom in.

-

Zoom out.

1 or z or / (numeric keypad)

Actual size.

x or * (numeric keypad)

Zoom to fit (scales down only, does not magnify)

Shift+x

Zoom to fit (scale down or magnify, as required)

Arrows

Scroll the image.

Shift+Arrows

Scroll the image faster.

Browser Navigation

Home

Go to the first file in the browser view.

End

Go to the last file in the browser view.

Down Arrow or Page Down

Scroll downwards through the thumbnails.

Up Arrow or Page Up

Scroll upwards through the thumbnails.

Alt+Left Arrow

Go back to the previously viewed folder.

Alt+Right Arrow

Go forward (after going back to a folder).

Alt+Up

Go up one level.

Slideshow controls

Keyboard Shortcut

Description

F5

Start a slideshow.

Space

Pause/Unpause the slideshow.

Esc

Close the slideshow.

Down Arrow or Right Arrow or Page Down

Load the next image.

Up Arrow or Left Arrow or Page Up

Load the previous image.