Shortcuts

Important Shortcuts

Linux / Windows

In the main window

  • Ctrl + N creates a new note with the current date and time in the name
  • Ctrl + + F lets you search for notes (in the name of the note and its content)
  • Alt + F lets you search for notes in all tags / subfolders
  • Alt + + P switches to the previous workspace
  • Ctrl + + E edits an encrypted note
  • Alt + R removes the current note
  • Alt + + U checks for updates
  • Ctrl + + T opens the todo list
  • Ctrl + + O opens the current note in an external editor
  • Alt + + O opens the current note in a view
  • Alt + + F shows the current note in the file manager
  • Alt + + E enables or disables editing of notes
  • Alt + Up jumps to the previous visible note - alternate shortcut is Ctrl + PgUp
  • Alt + Down jumps to the next visible note - alternate shortcut is Ctrl + PgDown
  • Ctrl + + D toggles the distraction free mode - you can also close it with Esc
  • Ctrl + P prints the current note as text
  • Ctrl + + P prints the current note as markdown
  • Ctrl + + V pastes notes, images and html from the clipboard
  • Ctrl + , opens the settings
  • Alt + + A adds a new tag to a note
  • Ctrl + + R reloads the current note folder
  • Ctrl + Alt + F lets you select a different note folder
  • Ctrl + + S reloads the scripting engine
  • Ctrl + + M hides or shows the main menu bar
  • Ctrl + + A lets you search for actions
  • Ctrl + S manually saves modified notes
  • Alt + + I opens the Script repository dialog

In the note search bar

  • Down or Tab sets the focus to the note list
  • Return creates a new note with the text from the search bar as headline

In the note list

  • Ctrl + A selects all notes (to move, copy or remove them with a right click)
  • Tab or Return lets you edit the current note

In the note text edit panel

  • Ctrl + Click on a link to open it
  • Ctrl + F lets you search in the current note - use the Up and Down keys or F3 and + F3 keys to jump to the previous and next matches - Esc closes the search bar
  • Ctrl + R lets you search and replace in the current note
  • Ctrl + D duplicates the current line or the selected text - Ctrl + Alt + Down does the same
  • Alt + Backspace deletes the current line
  • Ctrl + Backspace deletes the current word
  • Ctrl + L opens a dialog to add a link to an other note or an URL (also works on selected text)
  • Ctrl + T inserts the current date in ISO 8601 format
  • Ctrl + + I inserts an image (the image will be copied to the `media` folder in the current notes folder)
  • Ctrl + + E inserts an attachment (the file will be copied to the `attachments` folder in the current notes folder)
  • Alt + + T inserts a table
  • Ctrl + + C inserts a code block at the current position
  • Ctrl + + B inserts a block quote at the current position
  • Ctrl + B formats the selected text bold
  • Ctrl + I formats the selected text italic
  • Alt + + S strikes out the selected text
  • Ctrl + + U cycles through the cases of the selected text
  • Tab indents the selected text (also works on multiple lines) - + Tab un-indents the selected text
  • Tab after an unordered list character indents the list item - + Tab after an unordered list character un-indents the list item
  • Return in lists creates a new list item
  • Alt + Left jumps back in the note history - Alt + Right jumps forward in the note history
  • Ctrl + + 0..9 sets a note bookmark on bookmark slot 0..9
  • Ctrl + 0..9 jumps to the note bookmark on bookmark slot 0..9
  • Ctrl + + increases the note text font size by one point
  • Ctrl + - decreases the note text font size by one point
  • Ctrl + / resets the note text font size
  • Ctrl + Space tries to solve simple equations like `(4+5)*3=` in front of the cursor, auto-completes text or opens urls
  • Ctrl + + H inserts a headline from the note filename at the top of the note
  • Alt + + X splits the current note into two notes at the current cursor position
  • Alt + + W searches for the selected text on the web

In the note preview panel

  • Ctrl + F lets you search in the current note - use the Up and Down keys or F3 and + F3 keys to jump to the previous and next matches - Esc closes the search bar

In the Todo list

  • Ctrl + S saves the current todo item
  • Ctrl + I saves the current todo item and inserts in into the current note
  • Ctrl + R removes the current todo item

macOS

In the main window

  • + N creates a new note with the current date and time in the name
  • + + F lets you search for notes (in the name of the note and its content)
  • Opt + F lets you search for notes in all tags / subfolders
  • Opt + + P switches to the previous workspace
  • + + E edits an encrypted note
  • Opt + R removes the current note
  • Opt + + U checks for updates
  • + + T opens the todo list
  • + + O opens the current note in an external editor
  • Opt + + O opens the current note in a view
  • Opt + + F opens the folder of the current note in Finder
  • Opt + + E enables or disables editing of notes
  • Opt + Up jumps to the previous visible note - alternate shortcut is + PgUp
  • Opt + Down jumps to the next visible note - alternate shortcut is + PgDown
  • + + D toggles the distraction free mode - you can also close it with Esc
  • + P prints the current note as text
  • + + P prints the current note as markdown
  • + Opt + V pastes notes, images and html from the clipboard
  • + , opens the settings
  • Opt + + A adds a new tag to a note
  • + + R reloads the current note folder
  • + Opt + F lets you select a different note folder
  • + + S reloads the scripting engine
  • + + M hides or shows the main menu bar
  • + + A lets you search for actions
  • + S manually saves modified notes
  • Opt + + I opens the Script repository dialog

In the note search bar

  • Down or Tab sets the focus to the note list
  • Return creates a new note with the text from the search bar as headline

In the note list

  • + A selects all notes (to move, copy or remove them with a right click)
  • Tab or Return lets you edit the current note

In the note text edit panel

  • + Click on a link to open it
  • + F lets you search in the current note - use the Up and Down keys or F3 and + F3 keys to jump to the previous and next matches - Esc closes the search bar
  • + R lets you search and replace in the current note
  • + D duplicates the current line or the selected text - + Opt + Down does the same
  • + Backspace deletes the current line
  • Opt + Backspace deletes the current word
  • + L opens a dialog to add a link to an other note or an URL (also works on selected text)
  • + T inserts the current date in ISO 8601 format
  • + + I inserts an image (the image will be copied to the `media` folder in the current notes folder)
  • + + E inserts an attachment (the file will be copied to the `attachments` folder in the current notes folder)
  • Opt + + T inserts a table
  • + + C inserts a code block at the current position
  • + + B inserts a block quote at the current position
  • + B formats the selected text bold
  • + I formats the selected text italic
  • Opt + + S strikes out the selected text
  • + + U cycles through the cases of the selected text
  • Tab indents the selected text (also works on multiple lines) - + Tab un-indents the selected text
  • Tab after an unordered list character indents the list item - + Tab after an unordered list character un-indents the list item
  • Return in lists creates a new list item
  • + Opt + Left jumps back in the note history - + Opt + Right jumps forward in the note history
  • + + 0..9 sets a note bookmark on bookmark slot 0..9
  • + 0..9 jumps to the note bookmark on bookmark slot 0..9
  • + + increases the note text font size by one point
  • + - decreases the note text font size by one point
  • + / resets the note text font size
  • + Space tries to solve simple equations like `(4+5)*3=` in the current line in front of the cursor, auto-completes text or opens urls
  • + + H inserts a headline from the note filename at the top of the note
  • Opt + + X splits the current note into two notes at the current cursor position
  • Opt + + W searches for the selected text on the web

In the note preview panel

  • + F lets you search in the current note - use the Up and Down keys or F3 and + F3 keys to jump to the previous and next matches - Esc closes the search bar

In the Todo list

  • + S saves the current todo item
  • + I saves the current todo item and inserts in into the current note
  • + R removes the current todo item