Microsoft Money Keyboard Shortcuts
Quickly Make MS Money Moves Without Using Your Mouse
Though Microsoft discontinued sales of Microsoft Money in 2009 (and support for the program in 2011), many people still depend on the software to manage their finances.
If you use Microsoft Money regularly, you can save a lot of time learning and using keyboard shortcuts. These allow you to quickly access features or toggle between displays without using your mouse.
How to Use Keyboard Shortcuts
Executing commands without having to navigate menus can be done using a few quick keystroke combinations.
To use these shortcuts, press and hold down the first key in the combination, then press the second key in the series while still holding the first. For example, to toggle to a two-line display, you must first press and hold the Ctrl key, followed by the T key, then release both.
In the case of a three-key combination, such as Ctrl + Shift + M, which marks items as reconciled, hold down both the Ctrl and Shift buttons, then press M and release all three keys.
Microsoft Money Navigation
|Forward||ALT + RIGHT ARROW|
|Back||ALT + LEFT ARROW|
|My Money home||ALT + HOME|
|CTRL + P|
|Close Money||ALT + F4|
|Toggle account register views:
Top Line Only and All Transactions Details
|CTRL + T|
Microsoft Money Main Sections
|Accounts list||CTRL + SHIFT + A|
|Bills and Deposits summary||CTRL + SHIFT + B|
|Categories and Payees list||CTRL + SHIFT + C|
|Investment Portfolio manager||CTRL + SHIFT + I|
|Lifetime Planner home||CTRL + SHIFT + P|
|Tax Estimator home||CTRL + SHIFT + T|
|Reports home||CTRL + SHIFT + R|
|Open web browser||CTRL + SHIFT + W|
Accounts and Bills
|Find a transaction||CTRL + F|
|Find and replace||F3 or CTRL + H|
|Insert today's date in the date field||CTRL + D|
|Increase date by one day||PLUS SIGN (+)|
|Decrease date by one day||MINUS SIGN (-)|
|Split a transaction||CTRL + S|
|Mark transaction cleared||CTRL + M|
|Create scheduled payment or deposit from selected transaction||CTRL + E|
|Mark transaction reconciled||CTRL + SHIFT + M|
|Use information from the same field in the previous transaction||CTRL + Y|
|Open file||CTRL + O|
|Create a new file||CTRL + N|
|CTRL + P|
|Copy||CTRL + C or CTRL + INSERT|
|Find||CTRL + F|
|Find and Replace||CTRL + H or F3|
|Cut||CTRL + X|
|Paste Text||CTRL + V or SHIFT + INSERT|
|Undo last entry||CTRL + Z or ALT + BACKSPACE|
|Open or close selected drop-down list||F4|
|Refresh Microsoft Money web browser||F5|
|Move focus to the toolbar||F7|
|Convert to foreign currency when in a currency amount field||F8|
|Toggle between feedback pane and account register||F9|
Microsoft Money Moves to Plus Sunset Deluxe
Since Microsoft discontinued the Money software line, it offers an alternative version called Money Plus Sunset Deluxe, which is free. It replaces Microsoft Money Essentials, Microsoft Money Deluxe, Microsoft Money Premium, Microsoft Money Home and Microsoft Money Business editions.
However, it does not offer online services like data sync or stock quotes, and there's no technical support, either. If you'd still like to use Microsoft Money or the Sunset version for your finances, you can find training using Microsoft Money tutorials.