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Bloomberg Guide: Bloomberg Keyboard

Learn how to use the Bloomberg Professional service

Keyboard Tricks & Tips


GO     "Go" is equivalent to "Enter" and should follow every function/command to activate that page.
Menu   Menu takes you back to the previous screen
  Scroll back within a screen that contains multiple pages
  Scroll forward within a screen rhat contains multiple page.
E.g. To move from page 2 to page 15, type 13 and press <Page Fwd>.
Command   A Re-cap pf the previously used function appears in the top left each time you press "Command".
LAST <GO>     Manually type LAST to review the last 8 functions used.
Print   Press print once to print the current page.
# Print   #=the no. of pages you wish to print. E.g. if this is a 5 page function or news story, press 5 & Print
Help   Press Help key once to display the on-line Help and description of how to use the current function
Help Help   Press the Help key twice to instant message the 24 hour Bloomberg Help Desk
EASY <GO>   A list of Bloomberg tips and shortcuts
HDSK <GO>   A list of all your historical questions and answers sent/received from the Blomberg Help Desk
<Alt> K   Display a graphic of the Bloomberg keyboard
Windows Key Image   This key appears to the left of the space bar on your keyboard. Combine it with:
Key + E to open a new file "Explorer" window
Key + D to minimize/restor all windows