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Learn Far Manager Shortcuts for Windows
Most used Far Manager Shortcuts
|Far Manager Shortcuts
|Change file attributes
|Ctrl + A
|Alt + Insert
|Alt + F9
|Alt + Shift + F9
|Hide windows while the keys are held
|Ctrl + Alt + Shift
|Edit folders attributes
|Scroll long names
|Alt + Left & Right Arrow key
|Copy the names of the selected files into the clipboard (when the command line is empty)
|Ctrl + Insert
|Copy the names of the selected files into the clipboard (when the command line is not empty)
|Ctrl + Shift + Insert
|Copy network (unc) names into the clipboard
|Ctrl + Alt + Insert
|Copy full (with path) names into the clipboard
|Alt + Shift + Insert
|Full file name from the active panel, Ctrl + : from passive
|Ctrl + F
|Command string completion from the history
|Ctrl + End
|Alt + F8
|Alt + F10
|View and edit history
|Alt + F11
|Alt + F12
|Archive management commands
|Shift + F1
|Show the last menu command
|Shift + F10
|Back to root
|Ctrl + \
|Show root directory in explorer
|Shift + Enter
|Enter in an archive / especially SFX
|Ctrl + Page Down key
|Run a command on selected files, like “rar32 m !.!.rar !.!” to rar each file in its own archive
|Ctrl + G
|Record a keyboard macro
|Ctrl + Num key
|Wipe the file, overwrite with 0, truncate, rename to a temp name, and delete
|Alt + Delete
|Ctrl + W
|Switch panes (screens) inside of Far
|Restore previous selection
|Ctrl + M
|Select the file and move to the next
|Ctrl + Enter
|Selects an item not changing its positions
|Shift + Enter
|Start recording the macro. Press again to end and assign a key
|Ctrl + .
|Then press a key you want to erase, to erase a macro
|Ctrl + . Then Ctrl + .
|Disconnect flash drive
|Shift + Delete
What is Far Manager?
Far Manager is a popular file manager for Windows that provides a dual-pane interface with powerful file management features, including file search, file comparison, archive support, and FTP/SFTP client.
Far Manager uses a dual-pane interface, where each pane displays a folder hierarchy. You can use the arrow keys, mouse, or keyboard shortcuts to navigate through the folders and files.
How do I copy or move files in Far Manager?
To copy or move files, select the files in one pane and press F5 to copy or F6 to move them to the other pane.
How do I search for files in Far Manager?
Press F7 to open the search dialog box, and then enter the search criteria. Far Manager provides various search options, including file name, file content, date, and size.
How do I compare two files in Far Manager?
Select the two files in different panes, and then press Ctrl+F3 to compare them. Far Manager displays the differences between the files, and you can edit them if necessary.
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