Tally Shortcuts

tally shortcutsTally ERP 9 provides a selection of keyboard Tally Shortcuts to access menu functionalities to increase data entry speed. You are able to either click the button in the button bar or press the appropriate function key or character underlined/double-underlined. Some links have a double-underlined means you must press CTRL + the character key. For example, in the voucher entry screen, to change the voucher type Credit Note, press CTRL + F8. (note double line under F8 Key)

Tally Shortcuts accessible in Tally ERP 9 are shown in the table below:

Tally Shortcuts

S.No. Key Functionality Availability
1. F2 To change the menu period. At almost all screens in Tally.ERP 9.
2. F4 To select the contra voucher At accounting voucher creation and alteration screens
To view the list of ledgers. At the ledger vouchers screen.
To change voucher type. At the sales, purchase and journal register and day book screens
To switch between bills receivable and payable report. At the bill receivable and payable report screens.
To view other stock item’s summary. At the item monthly screen.
To show/ hide gross profit earned on sales made. At the item monthly screen.
3. F5 To select the payment voucher. At accounting voucher creation and alteration screens.
To switch between grouped and ledger wise display. At the trial balance, cash/bank summary and group summary screens.
To reconcile bank accounts. At the ledger vouchers screen, where the ledger is the bank ledger.
4 F6 To select the receipt voucher. At accounting voucher creation and alteration screens.
To view the age wise analysis of bills payables At the bill receivable and payable report screens.
5 F7 To select the journal voucher. At accounting creation and alteration screens
To view the monthly summary. At the ledger vouchers screen.
To switch between group summary and group vouchers. At the group summary and group voucher screens.
6. F8 To select a sales voucher. At accounting voucher creation and alteration screens.
7. F9 To select a purchase voucher. At accounting voucher creation and alteration screens.
8. F10 Navigate between accounting reports. At the reports screens, trial balance, account books and day book screens.
9. F11 To select the features screen. At almost all screens in Tally.ERP 9.
10. F12 To select the configure screen. At almost all screens in Tally.ERP 9.
Special Function Key Combination
1. Alt + F11 To close a company. At all the menu screens.
To view detailed report. At almost all report screens
To explode a line into its details At almost all screens in Tally.ERP 9.
2. Alt+ F2 To change the system period At almost all screens in Tally.ERP 9.
3. Alt + F3 To select the company info menu. At Gateway of Tally.ERP 9 screen
To create/ alter/ shut a company.
4. Alt + F5 To view sales and purchase register summary on a quarterly basis. At the sales and purchase register screens.
5. Alt + F12 To view the filters screen where the range of information can be specified. At all the report screens.
6. Alt + C To create a ledger at a voucher screen. At accounting voucher and alteration screens, at a field where you have to select a ledger from a list. If the necessary account has not been created earlier, use this key combination to create the ledger without quitting from the accountingvoucher screen.
To add a new column to reports. At all the reports, trial balance, cash/bank book(s), group summary and journal register screens.
7. Alt + N To add multiple columns to a report (Auto column). At all the reports, trial balance, cash/bank book(s), group summary and journal register screens.
8. Alt + P To print reports. At all reports screens in Tally.ERP 9.
9. Alt + Z To zoom. At all the print preview screens.
10. Ctrl + F8 To select a Credit note. At accounting voucher creation and alteration screens.
11. Ctrl+ F9 To select a Debit note. At accounting voucher creation and alteration screens.
12. Ctrl + Q To quit a screen – wherever you use this key combination, it quits that screen without making any changes to it. It also does not ask for confirmation from user before quitting. At almost all screens in Tally.ERP 9.
13. Ctrl + L To mark a voucher as optional or regular. At accounting voucher creation and alteration screens.
14. Alt + R Recalls the Last narration saved for the first ledger in the voucher, irrespective of the voucher type. At creation/alteration of voucher screen.
15. Ctrl + R Recalls the Last narration saved for a specific voucher type, irrespective of the ledger. At creation/alteration of voucher screen.
16. Alt + D To delete a voucher or To delete a master or To delete a column in any columnar report At Voucher and Master (Single) alteration screens.
17. Alt + X To cancel a voucher in Day Book/List of Vouchers. At all voucher screens in Tally.ERP
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18. Alt – 2 To Duplicate a voucher. At List of Vouchers – creates a voucher similar to the one whereyou positioned the cursor and used this key combination.
19. Alt – A To Add a voucher or To Alter the column in columnar report. At List of Vouchers – inserts a voucher before the one where youpositioned the cursor and used this key combination.
20. Alt + 1 To insert a voucher or To toggle between Item and Accounting invoice. At List of Vouchers – inserts a voucher before the one where youpositioned the cursor and used this key combination.
21. Alt + R To remove a line in a report. At almost all screens in Tally.ERP 9.
22. Alt + U To retrieve the last line which is removed using Alt + R. At all reports screens in Tally.ERP 9
23. Ctrl + U To retrieve all lines which are removed using Alt + R. At all reports screens in Tally.ERP 9
Key Combination Used For Navigation
1 Enter To accept anything you type into a field. You have to use this key at most areas in Tally.ERP 9.
2. Esc To remove what you type into a field. At almost all screens in Tally.ERP 9.
To exit a screen.
To indicate that you do not want to accept a voucher or ledger.
3. Shift +Enter To view next level details and condense the next level details. At the balance sheet, profit and
bank book(s), group summary, group vouchers, voucher register, day book and list of accounts screens.
4. Space Select the current line. At all reports screens in Tally.ERP 9
5. Ctrl +Space Select all lines. At all reports screens in Tally.ERP 9
Power Keys

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