The complete list of keyboard shortcuts for UiPath Studio:
Ctrl + Shift + N - Creates a new Blank Project.
Ctrl + O - Enables you to open a previously created workflow. Only .xaml files are supported.
Ctrl + L - Opens the folder where the Log files are stored.
Ctrl + S - Saves the currently opened workflow.
Ctrl + Shift + S - Saves all the workflows that are currently open.
Ctrl + D - Ignores the activity that is currently selected by placing it into a Comment Out container.
Ctrl + E - Removes the activity from the Comment Out container it was placed in.
F7 - Runs the currently opened workflow in debug mode.
F8 - Checks the currently opened workflow for validation errors.
F9 - Marks the selected activity with a breakpoint.
Shift + F9 - Removes all the breakpoints in the currently opened workflow.
F11 - When debugging, enables you to step into a block of activities and executes the first one.
Shift + F11 - When debugging, steps over the execution of a block of activities in the currently selected workflow.
Alt + Ctrl + W - Opens the Web Recording toolbar.
Alt + Ctrl + B - Opens the Basic Recording toolbar.
Alt + Ctrl + C - Opens the Citrix Recording toolbar.
Alt + Ctrl + D - Opens the Desktop Recording toolbar.
F2 - Adds delay during a recording activity.
F3 - Lets you specify a custom recording region.
F4 - Lets you choose the UI Framework to record, which can be Default, AA, and UIA.
F5 - Runs the workflow that is currently open.
Pause - Pauses the execution of the current workflow, in both normal and debug mode.
F12 - Stops the execution of the current workflow, in both normal and debug mode.
Ctrl + T - Places the activity inside the Try section of a Try Catch activity.
Ctrl + N - Creates a new Sequence Diagram in the current project.
Ctrl + C - Copies the selected activity or activities to the clipboard.
Ctrl + V - Pastes the copied activity or activities inside the selected item.
F1 - Enables you to access a help topic associated with the currently selected element.
Alt + Ctrl + F - Sets the focus to the search box in the Activities panel to search for an activity.
Ctrl + P - Opens the Manage Packages window.
All supported keyboard shortcuts are stored in an .xml file, which can be found at this location -
Any keyboard shortcut can be changed by editing the .xml document in Notepad and modifying the values between
<Key> </Key> and
<Key> </Key>- Represents the main keyboard button to press.
<Modifiers> </Modifiers>- Represents special/modifier keys (Control, Alt, Shift, Windows).
<CommandName> </CommandName>- The target command.
Modifier keys need to be written as full words, except for “Alt”. For example, write “Control” not “Ctrl”. Multiple modifiers should be separated through an empty space.
- Close Studio.
- Navigate to the
- Open the
keyboardmappings.xmlfile with a text editor, such as Notepad.
- Look for the keyboard shortcut you want to change.In this case, creating a new Blank Project:
<KeyboardMapping xmlns="http://schemas.datacontract.org/2004/07/Orchestra.Models"> <CommandName>NewProjectCommand</CommandName> <InputGesture xmlns:ctl1="http://schemas.datacontract.org/2004/07/Catel.Windows.Input" graphid="6"> <Key>N</Key> <Modifiers>Control Shift</Modifiers> </InputGesture> <Text IsNull="true" /> <IsEditable>false</IsEditable> </KeyboardMapping>
- Replace the values between
<Modifiers> </Modifiers>with the desired keys. For example
<Key>S</Key><Modifiers>Alt Shift</Modifiers>`. The keyboard shortcut should look as in the following screenshot.
- Save and close the
The F2, F3, and F4 keyboard shortcuts from Recording activities cannot be changed.