Table of Contents
By default the menubar is not shown. All actions described here either can be accessed with toolbar buttons or with items in the menu of the toolbar button.
Creates a new object (such as a folder or a text file) in the current folder.
You will find an explanation of all available objects in Konqueror's handbook in the chapter Create New.
It is possible to create your own submenu items. Use files from KIO source repository as a reference and put the resulting
.desktopfile into the
.local/share/templatesin your home directory (the address can be determined using the
kf5-config --path templatescommand in Konsole), then restart Dolphin.
- → (Ctrl+N)
Opens a new Dolphin window.
- → (Ctrl+T)
Opens a new tab.
- → (Ctrl+W)
Closes the current tab.
- → (Ctrl+Shift+T)
Reopens the last closed tab.
- → (F2)
Renames one currently selected item inline. Opens the batch rename dialog if several items are selected.
- → (Del)
Moves the currently selected item(s) to the trash.
- → (Shift+Del)
Permanently deletes the currently selected item(s). The items are not moved to the trash and cannot be restored.
This action highlights a link target in a new Dolphin window.
- → (Ctrl+D)
Creates duplicates of selected items appending
copyto the end of their names.
- → (Alt+Return)
Shows the properties dialog for the currently selected item(s).
- → (Ctrl+Q)
- → (Ctrl+Z)
Undoes the last action performed by Dolphin.
- → (Ctrl+X)
Cuts the currently selected item(s).
- → (Ctrl+C)
Copies the currently selected item(s).
- → (Ctrl+V) or → or → or →
Pastes the currently copied/cut items to the current folder. If the clipboard does not contain files or folders, the clipboard contents (such as text or image data) will be pasted into a new file. The name of this file has to be entered in a dialog.
- → (Ctrl+F5)
Copies the currently selected item(s) from the active split view to the inactive split view.
- → (Ctrl+F6)
Moves the currently selected item(s) from the active split view to the inactive split view. Is disabled if the current user does not have write permission on the selected item(s).
- → (Ctrl+I)
Enables and disables the filter bar. You can also use the alternate shortcut Shift+/ for this action.
- → (Ctrl+F)
Opens the find bar. Enter a search term into the edit box and select to search for filename or in contents of files starting from the current folder or everywhere.
- → (Ctrl+A)
Selects all files and folders in the current folder.
- → (Ctrl+Shift+A)
Selects all unselected items and deselects all selected items in the current folder.
- → (Ctrl++)
Increases the size of icons in the view.
- → (Ctrl+-)
Decreases the size of icons in the view.
- → (Ctrl+0)
Resets the size of icons in the view to default.
Changes the view mode to (Ctrl+1), (Ctrl+2) or (Ctrl+3).
Changes whether items are sorted by or other criteria described in Information in the View.
reverses the sort order. sorts folders before files.
Displays additional information described in Information in the View.
Displays a symbolic preview of the file contents in the different view modes.
Displays the content of the current folder grouped by the option selected in .
- → (Alt+.)
Shows all the hidden files and sub-folders within the current folder.There is an alternate shortcut Ctrl+H for this action.
- → (F3)
Enables and disables the split view mode.
- → (F5)
Reloads the current folder.
Stops loading/reading the contents of the current folder.
Enables and disables the different panels: (F9), (F11), (F7), (F4). With the panel header with caption and two buttons is hidden to save space and the panels are immutable, with the header is visible and the panel can be moved to the right or left or even outside the main window.
- → → (F6)
Changes the location bar between the two modes; the bread crumb mode and the editable mode.
- → → (Ctrl+L)
Switches the location bar to editable mode, if necessary, and selects the location such that it can be replaced quickly.
Opens the View Display Style Dialog.
- → (Alt+Up)
Changes to the folder above the current folder.
- → (Alt+Left)
Changes to the previously viewed folder.
- → (Alt+Right)
Undoes a “Go Back” action.
- → (Alt+Home)
Changes to the users home folder, e.g. /home/Peter/.
Shows a list of recently closed tabs which can be reopened.
- → (Shift+F4)
Opens Konsole within the current folder.
- → (Ctrl+Shift+F)
Opens preferred search tool in the current folder.
Compare the currently selected files or folders with Kompare. This action is only enabled if two files or folders are selected.
Allows you to choose the charset used by a remote connection manually.
Dolphin has the common KDE and menu items, for more information read the sections about the Settings Menu and Help Menu of the KDE Fundamentals.