Ranger Cheat Sheet

General

Shortcut
Description
ranger
Start Ranger
Q
Quit Ranger
R
Reload current directory
?
Ranger Manpages / Shortcuts
S
Cd in directory

Movement

Shortcut
Description
k
up
j
down
h
parent directory
l
subdirectory
gg
go to top of list
G
go t bottom of list
J
half page down
K
half page up
H
History Back
L
History Forward

File Operations

Shortcut
Description
<Enter>
Open
r
open file with
z
toggle settings
o
change sort order
zh
view hidden files
cw
rename current file
yy
yank / copy
/
search for files :search
n
next match
`N``
prev match
<delete>
Delete

Commands

Shortcut
Description
:
Execute Range Command
!
Execute Shell Command
chmod
Change file Permissions
du
Disk Usage Current Directory

Tabs

Shortcut
Description
C-n
Create new tab
C-w
Close current tab
tab
Next tab
shift + tab
Previous tab
alt + [n]
goto / create [n] tab

File substituting

Shortcut
Description
%f
Substitute highlighted file
%d
Substitute current directory
%s
Substitute currently selected files
%t
Substitute currently tagged files
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