Keyboard shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts help you use Dropbox faster. Keyboard shortcuts are available on dropbox.com. Using keyboard shortcuts, you can perform these actions and more:

  • Move between files or folders: or  (up and down arrow keys)
  • Open a file or folder: Enter (enter or return key)
  • Search files and folders: / (forward slash key)

On dropbox.com, click on Files and press the ? key (question mark) to access the full keyboard shortcut menu.

Note: Keyboard shortcuts will only work while you're within the Files tab of Dropbox home.

Select multiple files

Using keyboard shortcuts, you can select multiple files on dropbox.com.

To select multiple consecutive files or folders:

  1. Select the first item.
  2. Press and hold Shift.
  3. Click the last item.

To select multiple nonconsecutive files or folders:

  1. Press and hold CNTL (control on Windows) or  (command on Mac).
  2. Select all files or folders you want.
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