Keyboard Shortcuts for Notes

You can use keyboard shortcuts to create, edit, and delete your notes.

Before you use the following keyboard shortcuts, you must make sure that notes are visible. To show or hide notes, press Ctrl + Shift + left bracket ([).

To Create a Note Using the Keyboard

  1. Enable caret browsing mode.
  2. Use the arrow keys to move the cursor to the left of the text that you want to highlight.
  3. Hold down Shift + right arrow to select the text.
  4. Press Ctrl + Shift + right bracket (]) to open the note editor. The note editor opens with the cursor in the text field.
  5. In the text field, type your note.
  6. To add tags, press Tab to move to the tag field, and then add your tags.
  7. To save your note, press Tab to move to the Save button, and then press Enter.

To close the note editor without creating a note, press Tab to move to theCancel button, and then press Enter. You can also press Esc to close the note editor.

To Edit or Delete a Note Using the Keyboard

  1. Press Tab to move focus to the note that you want.
  2. Press Ctrl + spacebar or Ctrl + Enter to open the note editor.
  3. Press Tab to move the cursor to the text field or the tag field, and then make the changes that you want.
  4. Press Tab to move to the EditDelete, or Close button, and then press Enter.

To close the note editor without making any changes, press Esc

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