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Keyboard Shortcuts for your Admin Backend

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About Django Admin Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcuts for your Admin Backend. See "Usage" section below for all implemented shortcuts.


To get the latest stable release from PyPi

.. code-block:: bash

pip install django-admin-keyboard-shortcuts

To get the latest commit from GitHub

.. code-block:: bash

pip install -e git+git://

There are not further dependencies!

In your project settings, add ``admin_keyboard_shortcuts`` to your ``INSTALLED_APPS`` before ``django.contrib.admin``

.. code-block:: python


Optionally, by setting ``ADMIN_KEYBOARD_SHORTCUTS_HIDE_ICON = True`` in project settings, the icon that indicates
"shortcut support" will be hidden.

Don't forget to collect the icons

.. code-block:: bash

./ collectstatic


* Just hit ``cmd`` + ``s`` (or ``Ctrl`` + ``s``) instead of clicking the "save" button on the bottom of the Django admin.
* Use ``cmd`` + ``o`` (or ``Ctrl`` + ``o``) to save current and open new object (= add another).
* Use ``cmd`` + ``c`` (or ``Ctrl`` + ``c``) to save current and continue editing
* Use ``j`` and ``k`` navigation for result lists. Pressing the ``return`` key on a selected row opens the detail page.

TODO and planned features

* Open new object (= add another) on the for result lists
* Navigation using ``j`` and ``k`` in admin start page.


The icon is from Janik Baumgartner
and can be found here:


Development Version


* Bugfix release


* Added new shortcuts, see Usage section.
* Changed README to Markdown
* Startet History


That's easy - just send your pull request. Thanks!

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