For those who prefer using a keystroke rather than making a selection with the mouse, PC*MILER provides shortcut keys for commonly-used options. 


KEY(S)    
FUNCTION 
F1  

Open the ALK Support Center for help with a feature.

F2
Open the Places panel.
Alt+F2
Open the Route Modifiers panel.
F3
Open a list of state/country abbreviations in the ALK Support Center.
Alt+F3
Invoke the Route Options dialog for the active route.
F4 
Generate a Comparison Report.
F5
Display the Detailed Route Report for the active window.
F6
Display the State/Country Distance Report.
F7 
Insert a stop above the one highlighted on the stop list.
F8 
Delete the stop that is highlighted on the stop list.
Alt+F8
Delete all stops in the route window.
F10
Generate routes and distances (“Run” in the route window).
Alt+F10
Optimize the stop order for an optimal route.
Alt+Bkspace 
Undo typing in any entry field.
Ctrl+S 
Save the active route with the existing filename.
Ctrl+Shift+S  
Save the active route with a new filename.
Ctrl+C 
Copy the open report to the clipboard for use with another program.
Ctrl+N     
Open a new route.
Shift+
Move the highlighted stop up one line on the stop list.
Shift+¯
Move the highlighted stop down one line on the stop list.