Notes for Mac: Keyboard shortcuts in Notes

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Keyboard shortcuts in Notes

Here are shortcuts you can use, in addition to those that appear in Notes menus.

Notes shortcuts

Create a new note

Command-N

Create a new folder

Shift-Command-N

Show the main Notes window

Command-0 (zero)

Note: This shortcut is useful if a note open in a separate window is blocking the main Notes window.

Show or hide the Attachments Browser

Command-1

Search all notes

Option-Command-F

Move between the sidebar, notes list, and search field

Tab

Note: This shortcut doesn’t work if you are currently editing a note’s contents.

Begin typing in the note selected in the notes list

Return

Note: This shortcut places the insertion point at the end of the selected note’s contents. To go back to the notes list, press Command-Return.

Print a note

Command-P

Editing notes shortcuts

Attach a file

Shift-Command-A

Create a link

Command-K

Apply Title format

Shift-Command-T

Apply Heading format

Shift-Command-H

Apply Body format

Shift-Command-B

Apply Checklist format

Shift-Command-L

Increase list level

Command-] or Tab

Decrease list level

Command-[ or Shift-Tab

Add a line break (soft return) to a list item or checklist

Shift-Return

Insert a tab character in a list item

Option-Tab

Mark or unmark a checklist item

Shift-Command-U

Zoom in on note’s contents

Shift-Command->

Zoom out on note’s contents

Shift-Command-<

Change size of note’s contents to default

Shift-Command-0 (zero)

Published Date: Sep 19, 2017
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