TradingView Hotkeys | Complete guide to Tradingview keyboard shortcuts

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TradingView keyboard shortcuts are are excellent way to improve your trading platform user experience. They save time, increase efficiency and most importantly they allow for the most optimal trade executions.

TradingView is one the most popular online trading platforms for both long and short term traders. It offers charting access to a huge range of markets and instruments. What I love about TradingView is the developers have really taken the time to produce a platform that is smooth, responsive and looks great. A great feature included with the platform is the huge selection of TradingView hotkeys and keyboard shortcuts.

In this post I will provide a detailed guide about where to find tradingView keyboard shortcuts. I’ll provide a detailed list of all the tradingview hotkeys. Plus I’ll answer some frequently asked questions.

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How to use Tradingview keyboard shortcuts

To access Tradingview hotkeys. Open any chart and in the top left hand corner navigate to the hamburger icon. Select this icon to open the drop down panel.

At the bottom of this panel select ‘Keyboard Shortcuts’

This will open the keyboard shortcuts menu. To access the the hotkey list. Select the category drop down menu or if you know thhotkey you are looking for use the ‘Find shortcut’ search box.

TradingView keyboard shortcuts for Mac users

TradingView keyboard shortcuts are identical for mac users. The only small variation is the ‘Alt’ key needs to be substituted for the ‘option’ key on a Mac.

Full list of TradingView keyboard shortcuts and hotkeys

The following is an expanded list of ALL TradingView hotkeys:

CHART keyboard shortcuts

Open indicators

/

Load Chart Layout

.

Save Chart Layout

Ctrl + S

Change symbol

Symbol or Double-Shift

Change interval

Number or ,

Move chart 1 bar to the left

Move chart 1 bar to the right

Replay play / pause

Shift + ↓

Replay step forward

Shift + →

Move further to the left

Ctrl + ←

Move further to the right

Ctrl + →

Undo

Ctrl + Z

Redo

Ctrl + Y

Switching between charts in multi-charts layout

Tab,  Shift + Tab

Toogle maximize pane

DoubleClick

Add alert

Alt + A

Go to date

Alt + G

Add text note for symbol

Alt + N

Take snapshot

Alt + S

Reset chart

Alt + R

Invert series scale

Alt + I

Enable / disable logarithmic series scale

Alt + L

Enable / disable percent series scale

Alt + P

Add symbol to watchlist

Alt + W

Focus zoom

Ctrl + Mouse wheel

INDICATORS & DRAWINGS keyboard shortcuts

Partially erase

Ctrl + Eraser

Gann Box fixed increments

Hold Shift

Measure tool

Hold Shift + Click

Copy selected object

Ctrl + C

Paste object

Ctrl + V

Remove object

Delete or Backspace

Temporary turn on/off magnet mode

Drag + Shift

Hide all drawing tools

Ctrl + Alt + H

Clone a drawing tools

Ctrl + Drag

Drawings multiselect

Hold Ctrl + Click

Move a drawing tool horizontally or vertically

Drag + Shift

Trend line

Alt + T

Horizontal line

Alt + H

Vertical line

Alt + V

Cross line

Alt + C

Fib retracement

Alt + F

Square

Rectangle + Shift

Circle

Ellipse + Shift

45 degrees angle or horizontal

Trend line or Channel + Shift

WATCHLIST & SCREENER keyboard shortcuts

Next symbol

↓ or Space

Previous symbol

↑ or Shift + Space

Flag / unflag symbol

Alt + Enter

Select all symbols

Ctrl + A

Select next symbol

Ctrl + ↓

Select previous symbol

Ctrl + ↑

PINE EDITOR keyboard shortcuts

New script

Ctrl + I

Save script

Ctrl + S

Open script

Ctrl + O

Add script to chart

Ctrl + Enter

Open pine script reference

Ctrl + Click

Toggle console

Ctrl + '

Go to word left

Ctrl + ←

Go to word right

Ctrl + →

Go to line start

Home

Go to line end

End

Go to start

Ctrl + Home

Go to end

Ctrl + End

Select line start

Shift + Home

Select line end

Shift + End

Select up

Shift + ↑

Select down

Shift + ↓

Remove line

Ctrl + D

Copy lines up

ALT + Shift + ↑

Copy lines down

ALT + Shift + ↓

Move lines up

ALT + ↑

Move lines down

ALT + ↓

Remove to lines end

ALT + Delete

Remove to lines start

ALT + Backspace

Remove word left

Ctrl + Backspace

Remove word right

Ctrl + Delete

Autocomplete

Ctrl + Space

Multi-Line commenting

Ctrl + /

Indent right

Tab or Ctrl + ]

Indent left

Shift + Tab or Ctrl + [

Multi-cursor

Ctrl + Alt + ↑ or Ctrl + Alt + ↓

TRADING keyboard shortcuts

Place market order to buy

Shift + B

Place market order to sell

Shift + S

Place limit order

Click in the DOM cell

Place stop order

Ctrl + Click in the DOM cell

Frequently asked questions:

Keyboard shortcuts for bar replay?

Tradingview has two keyboard short cuts nominated for controling the bar replay function.

To play and pause the bar replay ‘Replay play/pause’ the shortcut keys are Shift + ↓ to step a bar replay forward ‘replay step forward’ the hotkeys are Shift + →.

keyboard shortcut to change the timeframe?

TradingView developers have recently added timeframe keyboard shorts to the platform. To change the time frame of the chart you are currently working on simple key the Number of the minutes related to the time frame you want. For example if you the 5 minute time frame key ‘5’.

If you’re wanting the Daily, Weekly or Monthly time frames a little trick I use is select ‘1’. Then type the unit of your time frame. For example ‘1D’.

How do you zoom a Tradingview chart?

The TradingView zoom shortcut is ‘Ctrl + Mouse wheel‘.

This gives you loads of control to quickly zoom in and out of charts without having to select a zoom tool and select an area.

TradingView account

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