Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts

The tables below shows the defaults for keyboard shortcuts. The current settings for all shortcuts may be found in the Keyboard Options dialogue.

13.2.1. Keyboard shortcuts in all windows

Table 13-3Standard keyboard shortcuts
Shortcut Mouse Action
F1 Help.
Menu Right-click Context menu.
F10 Right-click Context menu.

13.2.2. Main window keyboard shortcuts

Table 13-4 Main window keyboard shortcuts
Shortcut Mouse Action
Image Navigation
PageDown Left Click ,

Mouse Wheel down 1
Change to next image.
PageUp Middle Click ,

Mouse Wheel up
Change to previous image.
Home Change to first image.
End Change to last image.
Space Change to next image.
Backspace Change to previous image.
Image viewing (image has keyboard focus. Refer also to Mouse Wheel Mode )
Arrow key Left click and Drag Pan image.
Shift + Arrows Pan Image faster.
Ctrl + Arrow key Pan to respective edge of image.
Shift + right-click Smooth scroll
] Rotate image clockwise 90 degrees.
[ Rotate image counterclockwise 90 degree.
Shift + R Rotate image 180 degrees.
Shift + M Flip image horizontally (mirror).
Shift + F Flip image vertically.
+ , = Ctrl + Mouse Wheel up Zoom image in.
- Ctrl + Mouse Wheel down Zoom image out.
Z Reset zoom to original size (1:1).
X Fit image to window size.
W Zoom image to fit window width.
H Zoom image to fit window height.
1 Set zoom to 1:1
2 Set zoom to 2:1
3 Set zoom to 3:1
4 Set zoom to 4:1
7 Set zoom to 1:4
8 Set zoom to 1:3
9 Set zoom to 1:2
File Menu
Ctrl + N New Window
C Open a new empty collection window.
O Display open collection dialog.
F3 Open new search window.
Shift + P Open print dialog.
Ctrl + F Create new folder in current path.
Ctrl + C Copy selected images, opens destination selection dialog.
Ctrl + M Move selected images, opens destination selection dialog.
Ctrl + R Rename selected images, opens rename dialog.
Ctrl + D Delete selected images.
Ctrl + W Close window, Geeqie exits when last window is closed.
Ctrl + Q Quit Geeqie.
Edit Menu
Ctrl + O Open Geeqie preferences window.
Ctrl + S Save metadata
Select Menu
1 ... 6 Toggle mark 1 ... 6
Ctrl + 1 ... Ctrl + 6 Select mark 1 ... 6
Ctrl + A Select all images.
Ctrl + SHIFT + A Unselect all images.
Ctrl + SHIFT + I Invert selection.
Alt + R Toggle rectangular selection mode in icon view.
M Show marks.
View Menu
T Toggle display of thumbnails when in list view.
Ctrl + L Display file list as detailed list view.
Ctrl + I Display file list as icon view.
Ctrl + T Toggle folder display between list and tree views.
R Refresh file list.
L Toggle floating of file display.
Ctrl + H Toggle hiding of file display.
Ctrl + E Toggle EXIF sidebar.
Shift + S Toggle Sort Manager sidebar.
Ctrl + K Toggle Keywords sidebar.
V Toggle full screen.
I Toggle information overlay.
S Toggle slideshow.
E Split panes horizontal.
U Split panes vertical.
Y Single pane.
Alt + Right Arrow Next split pane.
Alt + Left Arrow Previous split pane.
Alt + Up Arrow Up or previous split pane.
Alt + Down Arrow Down or next split pane.

13.2.3. Collections keyboard shortcuts

Table 13-5 Collections window keyboard shortcuts
Shortcut Mouse Action
Arrows Move selection.
Shift + Arrow key Select multiple images.
Alt + R Toggle rectangular selection mode.
Space Select only image with focus.
Ctrl + Space Toggle selection of image with focus.
Home Move focus to first image.
End Move focus to last image.
Ctrl + A Select all images.
Ctrl + Shift + A Unselect all images.
Delete Remove selected image from collection, does not delete image from disk.
Ctrl + L Add images from main window's file list.
Ctrl + T Toggle display of icon filenames.
N Sort collection by name.
D Sort collection by file date.
B Sort collection by file size.
P Sort collection by file path.
I Sort collection by natural numerical order.
Enter View image with focus in main window.
V View image with focus in new window.
Shift + P Open print dialog.
S Save collection.
Ctrl + S Save collection as, opens destination dialog.
A Append to collection, opens append dialog.
Ctrl + C Copy selected images, opens destination selection dialog.
Ctrl + M Move selected images, opens destination selection dialog.
Ctrl + R Rename selected images, opens rename dialog.
Ctrl + D Delete selected images.
Ctrl + W Close collection window.

13.2.4. Duplicates keyboard shortcuts

Table 13-6 Duplicates window keyboard shortcuts
Shortcut Mouse Action
1 Select group 1 duplicates.
2 Select group 2 duplicates.
C Open new collection window and add selected images.
Ctrl + L Add images from main window's list.
V View selected item in new window.
Ctrl + T Toggle thumbnails.
Ctrl + A Select all.
Ctrl + shift + A Deselect all.
Ctrl + C Copy selected images, opens destination selection dialog.
Ctrl + M Move selected images, opens destination selection dialog.
Ctrl + R Rename selected images, opens rename dialog.
Ctrl + D Delete selected images.
Ctrl + Delete Remove all items from list.
Ctrl + W Close window.
Ctrl + shift + right-click Show debug info.

13.2.5. Search keyboard shortcuts

Table 13-7 Search window keyboard shortcuts
Shortcut Mouse Action
Ctrl + C Copy selected images, opens destination selection dialog.
Ctrl + M Move selected images, opens destination selection dialog.
Ctrl + R Rename selected images, opens rename dialog.
Ctrl + D Delete selected images.
Ctrl + A Select all.
Ctrl + shift + A Deselect all.
Delete Remove selected items from list.
Ctrl + Delete Remove all items from list.
V View selected item in new window.
C Open new collection window and add selected images.
Ctrl + T Toggle thumbnails.
Ctrl + W Close window.

13.2.6. Pan view keyboard shortcuts

Table 13-8 Pan View window keyboard shortcuts
Shortcut Mouse Action
Arrow key Left click and Drag Scroll display.
Page Up Scroll display half screen up.
Page Down Scroll display half screen down.
Home Scroll display half screen left.
End Scroll display half screen right.
Ctrl + F Display Find search bar.
/ Display Find search bar.
Ctrl + G Start search.
F11, F, V Toggle Fullscreen.
Esc Exit fullscreen or clear search bar.
+ , = Ctrl + Mouse Wheel up Zoom image in.
- Ctrl + Mouse Wheel down Zoom image out.
Z Reset zoom to original size (1:1).
1 Set zoom to 1:1
2 Set zoom to 2:1
3 Set zoom to 3:1
4 Set zoom to 4:1
7 Set zoom to 1:4
8 Set zoom to 1:3
9 Set zoom to 1:2
Ctrl + C Copy selected image, opens destination selection dialog.
Ctrl + M Move selected image, opens destination selection dialog.
Ctrl + R Rename selected image, opens rename dialog.
Ctrl + D Delete selected image.
Ctrl + W Close window.
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Default Mouse wheel functions can be altered by changing the Mouse wheel scrolls image option.