12 Microsoft Project 2016 Shortcut Keys

By Cynthia Snyder

Part of Project 2016 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Microsoft Project 2016 maximizes efficiency as you manage projects — but Project 2016 shortcuts also save you time at the keyboard. Here are some shortcut keys you’ll use all the time when building and working with a Project schedule.

Keystroke Result
Ctrl+N Opens a new blank Project
Alt+Home Moves to the beginning of the project
Alt+End Moves the end of a project
Alt+Right Arrow Moves the timeline to the right
Alt+Left Arrow Moves the timeline to the left
Shift+F2 Opens the Task Information dialog box
Ctrl+F Displays the Find dialog box
Ctrl+Z Undoes the previous action
Ctrl+P Displays the Print preview in the Backstage
Ctrl+S Saves the file
Alt+Shift+Hyphen (–) Hides subtasks
Alt+Shift+Plus Sign (+) Shows subtasks