Keyboard Shortcuts



Generic operations:



F5 or F6 - Global Search

F4 - Turn on/off Global Search filtering (when this filtering is on, only folders/notes matching last Global Search criteria will be shown)

Shift+F4 or Ctrl+Shift+A - Turn on/off Global Search filtering + maintain current selection.

Ctrl+S - Save All data modifications to disk. Usually data is auto-saved with certain interval and upon exiting from program. Though this command is still need ed - if you want to move your file to USB stick, send by e-mail, or backup, without leaving the application, you might use this function

Tab - pass input focus to Next Control in dialog boxes (windows)

Ctrl+P- Print

Ctrl+F2 - Print Preview

Ctrl+Q - Exit application


Tree navigation and operations:



Menu key - Shows pop-up menu with list of operations allowed on selected item

Left arrow - Collapse selected folder

Right arrow - Expand selected folder

Alt+Left arrow or Ctrl+Backspace - Go to Previously selected item in the hierarchy

Alt+Right arrow or Shift+Backspace - Go to Next selected item in the hierarchy

Home - Jump to Root Folder (first item in the tree)

End - Jump to Last visible Item in the hierarchy

Space - Expand/Collapse selected folder

F7 or Ctrl+N or Ctrl+Shift+N - Create New Note

F11 or Ctrl+Shift+N - Create New Folder

F2 - Rename selected folder/document

Del - Delete selected note, folder, and all it content. Note: if selected folder, and folder is expanded, then will be deleted only folder content, and folder itself will remain

Enter - switches input focus to Note Editor (to switch focus back to Tree View, press Esc), if Note is selected. If you are currently renaming caption, Finalizing Renaming

Ctrl+X or Shift+Del - Cut selected document, or selected folder, with all sub-folders and sub-notes, to clipboard

Ctrl+C or Ctrl+Insert - Copy selected document, or selected folder, with all sub-folders and sub-notes, to clipboard

Ctrl+V or Shift+Insert - Paste clipboard content. If clipboard contains simple text, or rich-text data, new Note will be created and text will be pasted there

Ctrl+Shift+V - Paste Special, allow to select preferred item/text formatting

Ctrl+O or Alt+F9 - Sort Folder content. Brings up pop-up menu with sorting options

Ctrl+B - Toggle Bold text style for the selected caption

Alt+A - Insert/edit Alarm associated to selected item

Ctrl+Shift+C or Ctrl+0 (Ctrl+zero) or Ctrl+T or Ctrl+5 - Set/unset checkbox associated to selected item (unchecked item is also displayed with strike-through text effect)


Text Editor navigation and operations:



Menu key - Shows pop-up menu with list of operations allowed on selected text

Esc - Remove Selection, if no selection is made, Switch to Tree view

Ctrl+A - Select All text

Ctrl+L - Select current Line text

Ctrl+Z or Alt+Backspace - Undo last operation

Ctrl+Y or Shift+Z - Redo last operation

Ctrl+F - Find text

F3 or Ctrl+G - Find Next text occurrence

Shift+F3 or Ctrl+Shift+G - Find Previous text occurrence

Ctrl+H - Replace text

Ctrl+Click - Open Hyperlink in browser window. If hyperlink is an e-mail, New E-mail message is being composed using your mail client

Shift+Alt+Click - Remove Hyperlink underline effect. This is needed if certain piece of text was recognized as URL by mistake

Tab - When multiple text lines is selected adds Tab indent to each selected line

Shift+Tab - When multiple text lines is selected removes Tab indent to each selected line

Ctrl+Shift+L or Ctrl+Shift+8 - Toggles bulleted list on/off. Works for single line and for multi-line text selection.

Ctrl+Shift+7 - Toggles numbered list on/off. Works for single line and for multi-line text selection.

Ctrl+X or Shift+Del - Cut selected text

Ctrl+C or Ctrl+Insert - Copy selected text

Ctrl+V or Shift+Insert - Paste clipboard content to cursor position

Ctrl+Shift+V - Paste Special, allow to select preferred text formatting

Ctrl+Shift+Alt+V - Paste clipboard content to cursor position as Plain (unformatted) Text

Alt+C - Copy Text Formatting from current cursor position. Keyboard shortcut to so called "Format Painter" feature (works starting from version 3.06)

Alt+V - Paste Text Formatting. Keyboard shortcut to so called "Format Painter" feature (works starting from version 3.06)

Ctrl+D - Date stamp

Ctrl+M - Time stamp

Ctrl+B - Set selected text Bold

Ctrl+I - Set selected text Italic

Ctrl+U - Set selected text Underline

Ctrl+0 (Ctrl+zero) or Ctrl+T or Ctrl+5 - Set selected text Strike-Through

Ctrl+Shift+F - Change font face name

Ctrl+Shift+P - Change font size

Ctrl+Shift+> or Ctrl+ - Increase font size

Ctrl+Shift+< or Ctrl+ - Decrease font size

Ctrl+Alt+U or Ctrl+Shift+U - Make selected text Uppercase

Ctrl+Shift+D - Make selected text Lowercase

Ctrl+Alt+T - Make selected text Mixedcase

Shift+Enter - Finish bulleted list. Works when in bulleted list

Ctrl+Shift+Up - Move selected line up

Ctrl+Shift+Up - Move selected line down

Ctrl+Left - Jump to Next Word

Ctrl+Right - Jump to Previous Word

Ctrl+Up - Jump to Previous Paragraph

Ctrl+Down - Jump to Next Paragraph

Home - Jump to Paragraph Start

Ctrl+Home - Jump to Document Start

End - Jump to Paragraph End

Ctrl+End - Jump to Document End

PageUp - Jump one Page Up

PageDown - Jump one Page Down

Ctrl+Backspace - delete word before cursor position

Ctrl+Del - delete word after cursor position

Ctrl+O or Alt+F9 - Sort selected text or Table (table is sorted by selected colum)

Alt+A - insert an Alarm at the cursor position

Ctrl+Shift+C - insert a Checkbox at the cursor position

Ctrl+3 - insert a Checkbox + Date Stamp + Time Stamp at the cursor position

Ctrl+T or F12- insert a Table at the cursor position

Ctrl+Alt+Up arrow - insert new Row in to a Table, above from the currently selected row

Ctrl+Alt+Down arrow or Ctrl+Enter or Alt+R - insert new Row in to a Table, below from the currently selected row

Ctrl+Alt+Left arrow - insert new Column in to a Table, before the currently selected colum

Ctrl+Alt+Right arrow or Ctrl+Alt+R- insert new Column in to a Table, after the currently selected colum

Ctrl-Shift-H or Ctrl+K - insert/edit Hyperlink (URL, E-mail, Phone, local File, other Note)


Global Search window:



F3 or Ctrl+F - Go To currently selected item.


Color Menu:



+ (plus) - Increase palette colors brightness.

- (minus) - Decrease palette colors brightness.


Note: you can also use mouse wheel to increase/decrease color brightness.


Window position:



Win+Top - Maximize window. To restore original window position press Win+Down when window is maximized.

Win+Down - Minimize window

Win+Left - Align window to Left corner of the screen (to restore original window position press Win+Right)

Win+Right - Align window to Right corner of the screen (to restore original window position press Win+Left)


Note: Window position shortcuts are same as in Windows 7 Aero Snap feature, however, in AllMyNotes these shortcuts work in all Windows versions! Also you can attach window to left, right, and top corners of the screen, same as in Windows 7 Aero Snap, except that it will work in all Windows versions!



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