Octopus Shortcut Keys


Octopus Shortcut Keys

Here is the list of shortcuts available in Octopus and Octopus 5. 

Shortcuts available in Octopus 5

  • F4: Create an incident
  • F5: Reload the whole application
  • CTRL+S: Save
  • ESC: Cancel changes in progress
  • ALT+R: Refresh the data (without reloading the entire application asF5 does)
  • ALT+1 à ALT+9: Quick access to favourites

Shortcuts available in Octopus


  • F2: Open My Incidents / SR
  • F3: Open user management
  • F4: Create an incident
  • CTRL+SHIFT+A: Assign an incident
  • CTRL+R: Mark as resolved


  • CTRL + SHIFT + N: Opens the activity window (from within a request or the edit zone)


  • CTRL+SHIFT+C: Copy the list disposition
  • CTRL+SHIFT+V: Paste the list disposition onto another list


  • F5: Refresh on screen data
  • F7: Open Configurations management
  • F8: Open Reminders
  • F9: Open Dashboard
  • F11: Open the calendar
  • CTRL+F2: Open Home
  • CTRL+S: Save on screen data
  • ALT+S: Save on screen data and close active Window
  • CTRL+A: Select all data
  • CTRL+C: Copy list content in clipboard (i.e. to paste it after in Excel)
  • CTRL+P:Print current list
  • CTRL+SHIFT+E:  Send by email
  • CTRL+SHIFT+F: Search through all types of request (Incident, SR, Change, Problem)
  • CTRL+F4:Close active window
  • CTRL+SHIFT+F4:Close all windows
  • CTRL + Clic on a list to open a new tab without losing the module currently displayed
  • CTRL + Clic on the magnifier while searching opens the results in a new tab
  • CTRL + Clic on a tab to close it
  • CTRL + Clic on a module to open the same module multiple times
  • CTRL + ↓ (Up or down) in activities to move
  • ALT+F4: Quit Octopus

Advanced Search

  • CTRL+A: Select / deselect all from a multiple choice dialog box. 

Help or Reference Pages in Octopus

  • CRTL+MAJ+C: Allows to copy the address of the current page when you are in a Wiki or reference pages in Octopus (Release Notes, News, etc.) to be able to paste in an Internet browser.

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