Meld

Keyboard shortcuts

Shortcuts for working with files and comparisons

Shortcut

Description

Ctrl+N

Start a new comparison.

Ctrl+S

Save the current document to disk.

Ctrl+Shift+S

Save the current document with a new filename.

Ctrl+W

Close the current comparison.

Ctrl+Q

Quit Meld.

Shortcuts for editing documents

Shortcut

Description

Ctrl+Z

Undo the last action.

Ctrl+Shift+Z

Redo the last undone action.

Ctrl+X

Cut the selected text or region and place it on the clipboard.

Ctrl+C

Copy the selected text or region onto the clipboard.

Ctrl+V

Paste the contents of the clipboard.

Ctrl+F

Find a string.

Ctrl+G

Find the next instance of the string.

Alt+Down

Go to the next difference. (Also Ctrl+D)

Alt+Up

Go to the previous difference. (Also Ctrl+E)

Shortcuts for view settings

Shortcut

Description

Escape

Stop the current comparison.

Ctrl+R

Refresh the current comparison.

Shortcuts for help

Shortcut

Description

F1

Open Meld's user manual.