Evernote Keyboard Shortcuts Cheatsheet

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Evernote has recently gone through some changes to streamline the service and make it easier to use. All of the versions – PC, Mac, and Mobile – have seen these changes. It’s still the same great app/service, with all of your notes being saved and synced between devices.

With these changes, you will see a completely new interface that offers a quick glance at everything.

Because of all of these great changes, the keyboard shortcuts that are used for the desktop versions of Evernote have been deleted, added to, and changed. Follow the Evernote Cheat Sheet below to find your way around Evernote on the PC and Mac.

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Evernote’s keyboard shortcuts for Windows

Evernote Shortcuts (Windows)Function
Ctrl + NCreate a new note.
Ctrl + PPrint
Ctrl + FOpen a “Find” box on the open note.
Ctrl + GFind Next
Ctrl + Shift + GFind Previous.
Ctrl + HReplace within note.
Ctrl + SpaceSimplify the formatting in a note
Ctrl + Shift + XOpen the encryption menu for highlighted text
Ctrl + QQuit Evernote
Ctrl + Alt + 2Jump to Notebook list
Ctrl + Alt + 3Jump to Tag list
Show or hide (toggle on or off):
– Navigation Menu
– Full-screen
Ctrl + LParagraph align left
Ctrl + JParagraph align right
Ctrl + EParagraph align center
Ctrl + QJustify paragraph
Ctrl + MIncrease indentation
Ctrl + Shift + MDecrease indentation
Ctrl + ZUndo
Ctrl + YRedo
Ctrl + XCut
Ctrl + CCopy
Ctrl + VPaste
Ctrl + Shift + VPaste as text
Ctrl + ASelect all
Ctrl + Shift + . (dot)Increase font size
Ctrl + Shift + , (comma)Decrease font size
Ctrl + Shift + BBulleted list
Ctrl + Shift + ONumbered list
Ctrl + BBold
Ctrl + IItalic
Ctrl + UUnderline
Ctrl + TStrikethrough
Ctrl + Shift + HHighlight
Ctrl + Shift + –Insert horizontal rule
Ctrl + KAdd hyperlink
Ctrl + KEdit hyperlink
Ctrl + Shift + KRemove hyperlink

Evernote’s keyboard shortcuts for Mac

Evernote Shortcuts (Mac)Function
Cmd + NCreate a new note.
Cmd + Shift + NCreate a new synchronized notebook.
Cmd + Shift + MMerge highlighted notes
Cmd + WClose Evernote
Cmd + Alt + FSearch all notes
Fn (tap twice)Start dictation
Cmd + PPrint
Cmd + FOpen a “Find” box on the open note.
Cmd + GFind Next
Cmd + Shift + GFind Previous.
Cmd + Shift + FSimplify the formatting in a note
Cmd + Shift + XOpen the encryption menu for highlighted text
Cmd + QQuit Evernote
Cmd + [Back
Cmd + ]Forward
Cmd + Ctrl + Alt + CCopy note link
Cmd + ‘Edit note’s tag
Cmd + T
Cmd + Shift + I
Show or hide (toggle on or off):
– New Tab
– Note Info
Cmd + Ctrl + MMove to another notebook
Cmd + Shift + MMerge notes
Cmd + Alt + {Paragraph align left
Cmd + Alt + }Paragraph align right
Cmd + Alt + +Paragraph align center
Cmd + Shift + ]Increase indentation
Cmd + Shift + [Decrease indentation
Cmd + Alt + 1
Cmd + Alt + 2
Cmd + Alt + 3
– Notes
– Notebooks
– Tags
Cmd + ZUndo
Cmd + Shift + ZRedo
Cmd + XCut
Cmd + CCopy
Cmd + VPaste
Cmd + Shift + VPaste as text
Cmd + ASelect all
Cmd + +Zoom in
Cmd + –Zoom out
Cmd + Shift + UBulleted list
Cmd + Shift + ONumbered list
TabIncrease list level
Shift + TabDecrease list level
Cmd + BBold
Cmd + IItalic
Cmd + UUnderline
Cmd + Ctrl + KStrikethrough
Cmd + Ctrl + HHighlight
Cmd + Ctrl + +Superscript
Cmd + Ctrl + –Subscript
Cmd + Shift + DInsert Date
Cmd + Shift + Alt + DInsert Time
Cmd + Shift + HInsert horizontal rule
Cmd + KAdd hyperlink
Cmd + Shift + KRemove hyperlink

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Mahesh Makvana
Mahesh Makvana

Mahesh Makvana is a freelance tech writer who's written thousands of posts about various tech topics on various sites. He specializes in writing about Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android tech posts. He's been into the field for last eight years and hasn't spent a single day without tinkering around his devices.

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