Far Manager shortcuts

Ctrl-A - file attributes (equivalent to F9, F, A)
Alt-F9 - maximize window
Alt-Shift-F9 - configure plugins
Ctrl-Alt-Shift - hide windows while the keys are held
F4 on a folder - edit folders attributes (ctrl-a)
alt-left, right, home, end - scroll long names
ctrl-ins - copy names of the selected files into clipboard (command line empty, ctrl-shift-ins if not empty)
ctrl-alt-ins - copy network (unc) names into clipboard
alt-shift-ins - copy full (with path) names into clipboard
ctrl-f - full file name from the actve panel, crtl-: from passive (equiv to crtl-], ctrl-enter)
ctrl-end - command string completion from the history (press again to go to the next matching history line)
alt-f8 - command history
alt-f10 - find folder
alt-f11 - view and edit history
alt-f12 - folder history
shift-f1,f2,f3 - archive management commands
shift-f10 - show the last menu command
ctrl-\ - back to root
shift-enter in the drive menu - show root directory in explorer
ctrl-pgdn - enter in an archive/especially SFX
ctrl-g - run command on selected files, like "rar32 m !.!.rar !.!" to rar each file in its own archive
alt-ins - screen grabber
ctrl-"gray ." - record a keyboard macro
alt-del - wipe file, overwrite with 0, trunicate, rename to a temp name and delete.
ctrl-w - task list
ctrl-tab F12 - switch panes (screens) inside of far

ctrl-f full file name into the command line
alt shift ins full file name into clipboard for selected files
ctrl alt ins unc names into clipboard of the selected files
ctrl ins name into clipboard of the selected files if no cmd line
ctrl shift ins name into clipboard of the selected files always
ctrl m restore previous selection
ctrl enter in quick search (alt-letter) selects file and moves to the next
shift enter in history selects an item not changing its positions

FAR lesser known shortcuts

  • In the drive menu - Shift - Del to disconnect Flash, Del remove a CD.
  • Ctrl-. to start recording macro. Ctrl-. again to end and assign a key
  • To erase a macro do Ctrl-. twice then use the key you want to erase.