The following shortcuts are for Evernote on Windows. There is a link at the bottom of the page for Mac Users.

These shortcuts work when Evernote is running in the background. You can be anywhere in Windows. Note: Other programs may have the same shortcuts and cause a conflict. You can change the shortcuts under Tools->Options->Global Hot Keys tab.

Shortcut Action
Ctrl + Alt + N Switch to Evernote and open a new note
Win + Print Screen Start screen capture mode
Esc Cancels screen capture mode
Win + A Clip selection
Win + Shift + F Find in Evernote
Ctrl + Alt + V Paste clipboard into Evernote as a new note

Application Wide:

These shortcuts work when Evernote is active.


Shortcut Action
F1 Open online help in default browser
F9 Start Sync
Ctrl + N Create a new note
F6 Moves focus to search box if empty or moves to first highlighted text search word
Ctrl + Shift + A Reset Search
F10 Toggle display of left panel
F11 Toggle display of note list
Ctrl + F11 Toggle display of note panel
Ctrl + F10 Toggle display of the search explanation
F5 Cycle through note list views
Ctrl + F5 Set note lists to Table view
Ctrl + F6 Set note list to Mixed view
Ctrl + F7 Set note list to Thumbnails view
F8 Toggle display of note info panel
Ctrl + F8 Toggle display of note editing toolbar
F2 Rename
F3 Set focus to the tag field of the active note
Ctrl + Shift + N Create a new notebook
Ctrl + Shift + T Create a new tag
Ctrl + Shift + S Create a new saved search
Ctrl + Alt + T Assign Tags
F7 Start spell check
Ctrl + Shift + I Opens a notepad for handwritten notes
Ctrl + Shift + U Opens a voice recorder in a new note
Ctrl + Shift + W Opens a new webcam note

Note List:

These shortcuts work when the note list panel has focus.


Shortcut Action
Up Go to previous note
Down Go to next note
Page Down Scroll list up one page
Page Down Scroll list down one page
Home Go to the first note in the list
End Go to the last note in the list
Delete Move selected notes to trash
Ctrl + A Select all notes
Ctrl + Enter Opens selected note in a separate window
Ctrl + Shift + E Sends selected note by email
Ctrl + P Opens Print dialog
Ctrl + F2 Opens Print Preview dialog
Enter Places focus in the note editor of the selected note
Ctrl + Alt + T Open “Assign Tags” Dialog

Note Editor:

These shortcuts work when editing a note.


Shortcut Action
F8 Toggle display on note information
Ctrl + F8 Toggle display of note editing toolbar
F2 Rename
F3 Set focus to the tag field of the active note
Esc Move focus from the note editor to the note list
Ctrl + F Search within a note
Ctrl + G Find Next
Ctrl + Shift + G Find Previous
Ctrl + A Select all content in the current note
Ctrl + X Cut selection to clipboard
Ctrl + C Copy selection to clipboard
Ctrl + V Paste text from clipboard with original formating
Ctrl + Shift + V Paste text as unformatted text
Ctrl + Z Undo
Ctrl + Y Redo
Ctrl + B Make selection bold
Ctrl + I Make selection italic
Ctrl + U Make selection underlined
Ctrl + T Make selection strikethrough
Ctrl + Shift + B Format selection as a bulleted list
Ctrl + Shift + O Format selection as a numbered list
Ctrl + D Open font dialog
Ctrl + Shift + > Increase font size of selected text
Ctrl + Shift + < Decrease font size of selected text
Ctrl + Space Remove Formating
Ctrl + M Increase Indent
Ctrl + Shift + M Decrease Indent
Ctrl + L Align Left
Ctrl + R Align Right
Ctrl + E Center
Ctrl + J Justify
Ctrl + Shift + C Insert a “To Do” checkbox
Ctrl + Shift + X Open Encryption selection dialog
Ctrl + Shift + D Insert current date and time
Ctrl + click on a hyperlink Open hyperlink under caret
Ctrl + K Open “Add Hyperlink” dialog
Ctrl + Shift + K Open “Edit Hyperlink” dialog
Ctrl + Shift + F9 Remove hyperlink
Ctrl + S Save note

Side Panel:

These shortcuts only work when the side panel has focus


Shortcut Action
Up Moves focus to the previous item
Down Moves the focus the next item
Right Expands items that have sub items
Left Collapse items that have sub items
Delete Delete selected notebook, tag or saved search

Mac Users link for Keyboard Shortcuts!/article/23168732