Notational Velocity Cheatsheet


  • 2013-10-02
  • Shipped Reference Card
  • #notational

Most to least useful

Keys Action
⌘ L Place insertion point in search/title area
Escape Clear current search
Return Begin editing note, creating it if necessary
Tab Move insertion point between text areas
⌘ K Select previous note in list
⌘ J Select next note in list
⌘ D De-select current note, restoring the search text
⌘ ⇧ V Paste clipboard as a new note
⌘ R Rename the selected note
⌘ ⌫ Delete the selected note(s)
⌘ ⇧ T Tag the selected note
⌘ G Find next occurrence of search text
⌘ ⇧ G Find previous occurrence of search text
⌘ ↩ Open any URL under the insertion point
⌘ ←f Move to title-editing when at start of the note-body
⌘ → Move to the note-body when at the end of a title
⌘ ⇧ D Bookmark the selected note
⌘ P Print the selected note(s)
⌘ E Export the selected note(s) to other formats

Text formatting shortcuts

Keys Action
⌘ [ (left square bracket) Outdent one or more lines
⌘ ] (right square bracket) Indent one or more lines
⌥ Tab Indent
⌘ T Make text plain; remove styles
⌘ B Embolden
⌘ I Italicize
⌘ Y Strikethrough