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Shortcuts for performing actions within Calibre; the powerful e-book Library management tool.

Calibre

D
Send to device
G
Get books
O
Open containing folder
S
Save to disk
Ctrl+Esc
Clear the Virtual library
Alt+Esc
Clear the additional restri­ction
Ctrl+Right
Select the next Virtual library tab
Ctrl+Left
Select the previous Virtual library tab
Ctrl+R
Restart calibre
Ctrl+S­hift+R
Restart calibre in debug mode
Shift+­Ctrl+E
Add empty books to calibre
Ctrl+Q
Quit calibre
 

Toggle Panes/GUI

Alt+Sh­ift+J
Toggle jobs list
Alt+Sh­ift+B
Toggle Cover browser
Alt+Sh­ift+D
Toggle Book details panel
Alt+Sh­ift+T
Toggle Tag browser
Alt+Sh­ift+G
Toggle Cover grid
Q
Open the Quick View popup for viewing books in related series­/ta­gs/etc.
Shift+Q
Focus the opened Quick View panel
Shift+Esc
Focus the book list
X
Toggle auto scroll of the book list
I
Show Book details
V
View
Shift+V
View last read book
Alt+V/­Cmd+V in macOS
View specific format
 

Search­/Fi­ltering Books

Alt+A
Show books by the same author as the current book
Alt+T
Show books with the same tags as current book
Alt+P
Show books by the same publisher as current book
Alt+Shift +S
Show books in the same series as current book
/, Ctrl+F
Focus the Search bar
Ctrl+M
Toggle mark/u­nmarked status on selected books
Shift+Ctrl +F
Open the Advanced search dialog
Shift+Alt +F
Toggle the Search bar
Esc
Clear the current search
N or F3
Find the next book that matches the current search
Shift+F3
Find the previous book that matches the current search
Shift+S
Perform a search in the Quick View panel
F5
Re-apply the current sort
Ctrl+*
Create a temporary Virtual library based on the current search
 

Editing

F2 (Enter in macOS)
Edit the metadata of the currently selected field in the book list.
A
Add books
Shift+A
Add formats to the selected books
C
Convert selected books
Del
Remove selected books
K
Edit Table of Contents
M
Merge selected records
Alt+M
Merge selected records, keeping originals
T
Edit book
E
Edit metadata of selected book
Ctrl+D
Download metadata and covers
P
Polish books
                   
 

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