Command & Control: Essential Evernote Shortcuts

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Command & Control: Essential Evernote Shortcuts

Posted by Taylor Pipes on 14 Nov 2016

Posted by Taylor Pipes on 14 Nov 2016

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For all the work you’ll do with Evernote, there’s a keyboard shortcut that can help you do it faster.

Here’s a roundup featuring some of our favorite shortcuts to create and organize your content using Evernote for Mac and Windows.

Evernote for Mac Desktop

Create notes and notebooks

⌘ N
Create a new note

^⌘ ⇧ N
Open a new note window

⌘ ⇧ N
Create a new notebook

^ ⌘ N
Create a new note, audio note, or screenshot with Quick Note

Collect everything

Clip full screen
Start screen capture mode. Aditionally, check out our Web Clipper.

Control + Alt + V
Paste the contents from your Mac Clipboard as a new note

Drag files to Evernote
Drag and drop a selected file onto the Evernote menu bar to add it as a note in Evernote.

Write and edit efficiently

⇧ ⌘ V
Paste as plain text

⌃ ⌘ T
Create a new tag

⌘ :
Show spelling

⌘ ;
Check spelling and grammar

⇧ ⌘ T
Insert a to-do checkbox

⇧ ⌘ L
Insert a table

⇧ ⌘ H
Insert a horizontal line

⌘ K
Add a hyperlink

⇧ ⌘ K
Remove a hyperlink

⇧ ⌘ M
Merge notes

⌃ ⌘ M
Choose a notebook for a selected note

Find anything

^ ⌘ E
Search in Evernote

⌘ J
Search your notebooks

⌘ F
Search within a note

⌥ ⌘ F
Search your notes

⌥ ⌘ 1
Access your notes

⌥ ⌘ 2
Access all of your notebooks

⌥ ⌘ 4
Go to Atlas view

⇧ ⌘ I
Show or hide note information — this includes title, tags, location,
and time and date the note was created or updated.

⌘ Q
Quit Evernote (only temporarily, of course)

Evernote for Windows Desktop

Create notes and notebooks

Ctrl + N
Create a new note

Ctrl + Shift + N
Create a new notebook

Collect everything

Win + PrintScreen
Start screen capture mode. Aditionally, check out our Web Clipper

Control + Alt + V
Paste the contents from your clipboard as a new note

Write and edit efficiently

Ctrl + Shift + V
Paste from clipboard with unformatted text

Ctrl + V
Paste from clipboard with original formatting

Ctrl + Shift + T
Create a new tag

F7
Check spelling

Ctrl + Shift + C
Insert a to-do checkbox

Ctrl + Shift +-
Insert a line break in a paragraph

Ctrl + E
Center text

Ctrl + Shift + B
Create a bulleted list

Ctrl + Shift + O
Create a numbered list

Ctrl + K
Add a hyperlink

Ctrl + Shift + R
Remove a hyperlink

Find anything

Ctrl + shift + S
Create a new saved search

Ctrl + Shift + A
Reset search

Win + Shift + F
Find in Evernote

F2
Rename saved search

F6
Start search and move to first highlighted keyword

Ctrl + Q
Quit Evernote (only temporarily, of course)

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