Keyboard shortcuts in Evernote for Mac

Keyboard shortcuts in Evernote for Mac
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Keyboard shortcuts in Evernote for Mac

Evernote can be driven almost entirely using only the keyboard. Below is a comprehensive list of all keyboard shortcuts available for Mac.

Note: The middle columns labeled "New version" refer to the new Evernote for Mac.

Global

These shortcuts will work system-wide when working in any application (provided Evernote is running). To redefine these shortcuts, visit Customize global keyboard shortcuts. In older versions of Evernote, you can redefine these shortcuts by going to Tools > Options > Shortcut keys from the menu bar.

Action New version Older versions
Open Evernote Helper (Quick Note) Ctrl ⌘ N Ctrl ⌘ N
New Note Window Ctrl ⌥ ⌘ N Ctrl ⌥ ⌘ N
Paste to Evernote Ctrl ⌘ V Ctrl ⌘ V
Capture screen Ctrl ⌘ Delete Not available
Clip Rectangle or Window Not available Ctrl ⌘ C
Search in Evernote Ctrl ⌘ E Ctrl ⌘ E

Application-wide

These shortcuts will work when the Evernote application is active.

Action New version Older versions
New Note ⌘ N ⌘ N
New Chat Not available ⌥ ⇧ ⌘ N
New Notebook ⇧ ⌘ N ⇧ ⌘ N
New Tag Not available Ctrl ⌘ T
New Window Not available ⌥ ⌘ N
New Tab Not available ⌘ T
Sync Not available Ctrl ⌘ S
Close active note window ⌘ W ⌘ W
Save Not available ⌘ S
Quick Look Attachments Not available ⌘ Y
Print ⌘ P ⌘ P
Show/Hide Toolbar Not available ⌥ ⌘ T
Show/Hide Navigation Menu ⌥ ⌘ S ⌥ ⌘ S
Work Chat Not available ⌥ ⌘ 0
Notes ⌥ ⌘ 1 ⌥ ⌘ 1
Notebooks ⌥ ⌘ 2 ⌥ ⌘ 2
Tags ⌥ ⌘ 3 ⌥ ⌘ 3
Atlas / Business Home (Evernote Business only) Not available ⌥ ⌘ 4
Atlas (Evernote Business only) Not available ⌥ ⌘ 5
Announcements (Evernote Business only) Not available ⌥ ⌘ 6
Announcements (Evernote Business only) Not available ⌥ ⌘ 7
Show All Notes Not available ⇧ ⌘ A
Quickly switch to note, notebook, tag, or search ⌘ J ⌘ J
Jump to search bar Not available ⌥ ⌘ F
Jump to tag Not available ⇧ ⌘ J
Select Note List ⌘ \ ⌘ \
Back ⌘ [ ⌘ [
Forward ⌘ ] ⌘ ]
Enter Full Screen Ctrl ⌘ F Ctrl ⌘ F
Go to Shortcuts 1-9 ⌘ 1-9 ⌘ 1-9
Preferences Not available ⌘ ,
Switch User Not available Ctrl ⌘ A
Hide Evernote ⌘ H ⌘ H
Hide Others Not available ⌥ ⌘ H
Quit Evernote ⌘ Q ⌘ Q
Minimize ⌘ M ⌘ M
Zoom in ⌘ + Not available
Zoom out ⌘ - Not available
Reset zoom ⌘ 0 Not available

Note Editor

These shortcuts will work when you are editing a note.

Action New version Older versions
Undo ⌘ Z ⌘ Z
Redo ⇧ ⌘ Z ⇧ ⌘ Z
Cut ⌘ X ⌘ X
Copy ⌘ C ⌘ C
Paste ⌘ V ⌘ V
Paste and Match Style ⇧ ⌘ V ⇧ ⌘ V
Select All ⌘ A ⌘ A
Encrypt Selected Text ⇧ ⌘ X ⇧ ⌘ X
Search Notes ⌥ ⌘ F ⌥ ⌘ F
Reset Search Not available ⌘ R
Find Within Note ⌘ F ⌘ F
Find Next ⌘ G ⌘ G
Find Previous ⇧ ⌘ G ⇧ ⌘ G
Show Spelling and Grammar Not available ⌘ :
Check Document Now Not available ⌘ ;
Start Dictation fn fn fn fn
Emoji & Symbols Ctrl ⌘ Space Ctrl ⌘ Space
Copy Public Link Not available ⌘ /
Present Not available ⌘ ↩
Present on Another Screen Not available ⌥ ⌘ ↩
Edit Note Title Not available ⌘ L
Edit Tags ⌘ ' ⌘ '
Show/Hide Note Info ⇧ ⌘ I ⇧ ⌘ I
Copy Internal Note Link Ctrl ⌥ ⌘ C Ctrl ⌥ ⌘ C
Move To Notebook Ctrl ⌘ M Ctrl ⌘ M
Merge Notes ⇧ ⌘ M ⇧ ⌘ M
Show Colors Not available ⇧ ⌘ C
Align Left ⌥ ⌘ { ⌥ ⌘ {
Center ⌥ ⌘ + ⌥ ⌘ |
Align Right ⌥ ⌘ } ⌥ ⌘ }
Justify ⌥ ⌘ - Not available
Increase Indent Level ⇧ ⌘ ] ⇧ ⌘ ]
Decrease Indent Level ⇧ ⌘ [ ⇧ ⌘ [
Toggle Bulleted List ⇧ ⌘ U ⇧ ⌘ U
Toggle Numbered List ⇧ ⌘ O ⇧ ⌘ O
Toggle Checklist ⇧ ⌘ C Not available
Increase List Level Tab Tab
Decrease List Level ⇧ Tab ⇧ Tab
Insert Table Not available ⇧ ⌘ L
Add Link ⌘ K ⌘ K
Edit Link ⌘ K ⌘ K
Remove Link ⇧ ⌘ K ⇧ ⌘ K
Bold ⌘ B ⌘ B
Italic ⌘ I ⌘ I
Underline ⌘ U ⌘ U
Strikethrough Ctrl ⌘ K Ctrl ⌘ K
Highlight Ctrl ⌘ H Ctrl ⌘ H
Superscript Ctrl ⌘ + Ctrl ⌘ +
Subscript Ctrl ⌘ - Ctrl ⌘ -
Insert To-do Not available ⇧ ⌘ T
Insert Divider ⇧ ⌘ H ⇧ ⌘ H
Insert Date ⇧ ⌘ D ⇧ ⌘ D
Insert Time ⌥ ⇧ ⌘ D ⌥ ⇧ ⌘ D
Simplify Formatting ⇧ ⌘ F ⇧ ⌘ F

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