You can load and change tags using just keyboard shortcuts. It can significantly speed up workflow, and especially convenient for laptops' users.

Tag Editor supports standard OS X keyboard shortcuts and some similar with Microsoft Excel combinations. You can manage Tag Editor by keyboard shortcuts on MAC laptops, Apples' and Windows' keyboards.

 

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Keys, represented by symbols >>

App shortcuts >>

File shortcuts (actions with audio files) >>

Selection >>

Loading tags, renaming files, replacing artworks >>

Edit, copy, paste, find, replace >>

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KEYS REPRESENTED BY SYMBOLS:

Symbol
Apple's keyboard
Window's keyboard

Command key
 Windows key

Control key 

Option key
 Alt key

Shift Key

Return key
 Enter key

Delete ⌦  key
(fn-Delete on a portable Mac's built-in keyboard)
 Delete Key

Delete key
Backspace key

fn↑

fn-Up Arrow keys
Page Up key

fn↓

fn-Down Arrow keys
Page Down key

fn←

fn-Left Arrow keys
Home key

fn→

fn-Right Arrow keys
End key

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APP SHORTCUTS

Key combination
What it does

⌘,

Open Tag Editor's preferences window

⌘H

Hide Tag Editor's windows

⌥⌘H

Hide the windows of all other running apps

⌘N

Open new window

←, →

Move between contextual menus' controls

⌘W

Close window

⌥⌘W

Close all Tag Editor's windows

F1

Tag Editor support

⌘Q

Quit Tag Editor

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FILE SHORTCUTS

Key combination
What it does

⌘O

Open files

⌘S

Save changes

⌘R

Reload files

⇧⌘R

Show files in Finder

⌘⌫

Remove selected rows with files' tags from the sheet

⌘Y

Quick Look

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SELECTION

Key combination
What is selected

←, ↑, ↓, →

Move between cells

⇧→, ⇧↑, ⇧↓, ⇧→

Extend the selection to the right, up, down or left

fn←

Move to the first column (same as Home key)

⇧fn←

Extend the selection to the first column (same as Shift-Home keys)

fn→

Move to the last column (same as End key)

⇧fn→

Extend the selection to the last column (same as Shift-End keys

fn↑

Move to the upper row on the screen (same as Page Up key)

⇧fn↑

Extend the selection to the upper row on the screen (same as Shift-Page Up keys)

fn↓

Move to the bottom row on the screen (same as Page Down key)

⇧↓

Extend the selection to the bottom row on the screen (same as Shift-Page Down keys)

⌥⌘A

Select current row

⌃⌘A

Select current column

⌘A

Select all cells

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LOADING TAGS, RENAMING FILES, REPLACING ARTWORKS

Key combination
What it does

⌘P

Load selected tags (Title, Artist, Album, Year, Track Number, Artist Album) from files and folders names

⌘T

Load selected tags and artworks from online databases, such as MusicBrainz, AcoustID, CoverArt.

⌘D

Advanced metadata loading for selected cells

⇧⏎

Change selected filenames

Replace / Manage selected artworks

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EDIT, COPY, PASTE, FIND, REPLACE

Key combination
What it does

Edit selected tags

⌘Z

Revert selected tags to original

Clear cells

⌘C

Copy selected cells

⌘P

Paste to selected tags, filenames or artworks cells

⌘F

Show Find panel

⌥⌘F

Show Find and Replace panels

⌘G

 Find next occurrence

⇧⌘G

Find previous occurrence

⌘E

Use selection for find

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VIEW

Key combination
What it does

⌘→

Auto size the column

⌃⌘→

Auto size all columns

⌘↓

Hide the column

⌃⌘↓

Hide other columns

⌃⌘↑

Show all columns

⌥⌘T

Hide toolbar

⌘/

Hide the status bar

⌃⌘F

Enter full screen mode

⌘M

Minimize the window

F5

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