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Reverse Look-up Map

This page lists all Tinderbox keyboard shortcuts ordered by the action key used with all variants (Cmd, Opt, etc.) grouped together.

Abbreviations used:

Shortcuts - Reverse Listing:

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A+[Cmd] - Select All

A+[Ctrl] - Scroll to top of window (Home)

A+[Cmd]+[Shift] - Create Agent

A+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Attribute Browser (change current tab’s main view type)

A+[Cmd]+[Opt]+[Ctrl] - Deselect All (hold Opt to see in menu)

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B+[Cmd] - Bold

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C+[Cmd] - Copy

C+[Ctrl] - Enter/Leave Edit-in-Place (main view selected note)

C+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Copy Style

C+[Cmd]+[Shift] - Copy View As Image

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D+[Cmd] - Duplicate

D+[Ctrl] - Scroll to bottom of window (End)

D+[Cmd]+Shift] - Dance (map view only)

D+[Cmd]+[Ctrl]+Selection - show Dictionary pop-up ($Text and Edit-in-Place)

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E+[Cmd] - Use current selection for Find

E+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Explode

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F+[Cmd] - Find

F+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Find and Replace

F+[Cmd]+[Ctrl] - Enter/Leave Full Screen mode (toggle)

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G+[Cmd] - Find Next

G+[Cmd]+[Shift] - Find Previous

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H+[Cmd] - Hide Tinderbox

H+[Cmd]+[Opt] - New HTML View

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I+[Cmd] - Italic

I+[Ctrl] - Outline/Chart view insert Tab, i.e. indent item.

I+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Get Info

I+[Cmd]+[Shift] - Hypertext Status

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J+[Cmd] - Jump to Selection

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K+[Cmd] - Create Note (pre v6 only)

K+[Ctrl] - Scroll Page Up

K+[Cmd]+[Shift] - Show/Hide Key Attributes (selected item in main view)

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L+[Cmd] - Make Alias

L+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Browse Links

L+[Cmd]+[Shift] - Park Link (from current $Text selection)

L+[Cmd]+[Ctrl] - Link to Selection (untyped link from current $Text selection to note with case-sensitive $Name match)

L+[Cmd]+[Opt]+[Ctrl] - Make Web Link

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M+[Cmd] - Minimize

M +[Cmd]+[Opt] - Map (change current tab’s main view type)

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N+[Cmd] - New (TBX Document)

N+[Cmd]+[Shift] - New Window (for current document)

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O+[Cmd] - Open (TBX Document)

O+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Outline (change current tab’s main view type)

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P+[Cmd] - Print

P+[Cmd]+[Shift] - Page Setup

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Q+[Cmd] - Quit Tinderbox

Q+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Quit and Keep windows (hold Opt key to see in menu)

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R+[Cmd] - Show Original

R+[Cmd]+[Shift] - Show Original in New Tab

R+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Chart (change current tab’s main view type)

R+[Cmd]+[Ctrl] - Show Ruler (if focus in text pane)

R+[Cmd]+[Opt]+[Ctrl] - Roadmap

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S+[Cmd] - Save

S+[Cmd]+[Opt]+[Shift] - Save As (hold Opt key to see in menu)

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T+[Cmd] - Show/Hide Fonts

T+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Show/Hide Toolbar (for current window)

T+[Cmd]+[Shift] - Standard Size (set selection to default $TextFontSize)

T+[Cmd]+[Opt]+[Ctrl] - Standard Font(set selection to default $TextFont)

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U+[Cmd] - Underline

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V+[Cmd] - Paste

V+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Paste Style

V+[Cmd]+[Opt]+[Shift] - Paste and Match Style

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W+[Cmd] - Close Window

W+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Close All (hold Opt key to see in menu)

W+[Cmd]+[Shift] - Close current TBX file (hold Shift key to see in menu)

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X+[Cmd] - Cut

X+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Text Window (open current note text pane as tear-off window)

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Y

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Z+[Cmd] - Undo (last event)

Z+[Cmd] - Edit-in-place mode: exit without committing changes

Z+[Cmd]+[Shift] - Redo (last event)

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1+[Cmd] - Show/Hide Inspector

1+[Cmd]+[Ctrl] - $Text pane - Set selected text Red

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2+[Cmd] - Show/Hide Quickstamp (Document Inspector, Quickstamp tab - focus goes to search box)

2+[Cmd]+[Ctrl] - $Text pane - Set selected text Green

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3+[Cmd] - Show/Hide Prototypes (Documentinspector, Prototype tab)

3+[Cmd]+[Ctrl] - $Text pane - Set selected text Blue

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4+[Cmd] - Text Only (hide main view pane). Focus switches to text pane.

4+[Cmd]+[Ctrl] - $Text pane - Set selected text Gray

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5+[Cmd] - View and Text (show both main view and text panes)

5+[Cmd]+[Ctrl] - $Text pane - Set selected text Black (or $TextFont if not black)

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6+[Cmd] - View Only (hide text pane). Focus switches to view pane if it was in the text pane

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8+[Cmd] - Document Settings

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0+[Cmd] - Standard Scale

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/+[Cmd] - Insert Short Date (in Note text)

/+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Insert Short Date and Time (in Note text)

/+[Cmd]+[Shift] - Open Help Menu (= [Cmd]+[?]) - main views only

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:+[Cmd] - Show Spelling and Grammar

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;+[Cmd] - Check Document Now (for spelling)

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,+[Cmd] - Tinderbox Preferences

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`+[Cmd] - Send Behind (Cycle Open Windows)

`+[Cmd]+[Shift] - Send Behind, reverse order (Cycle Open Windows)

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' (single quote)

'+[Cmd] - Go Back. Navigate back along last traversed link.

- (use hyphen key or number pad minus key)

-+[Cmd] - Shrink

-+[Cmd]+[Shift] - Strikethrough

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.+[Cmd] - Cancel Export (during HTML or text export)

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?+[Cmd] - Open Help menu (= [Cmd]+[Shift]+[/])

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=+[Cmd] - Magnify

=+[Cmd]+[Ctrl] - Update Now (Agents)

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[+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Previous Tab

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]+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Next Tab

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{+[Cmd] - Align Left

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}+[Cmd] - Align Right

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|+[Cmd] - Align Center

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Spacebar - Main view - Set cursor focus in text pane

Spacebar+[Cmd]+[Ctrl] - Show the system Special Characters dialog ('Emoji & symbols')

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Left Arrow - Select Previous Sibling Note - Outline Order (Map)

Left Arrow - Select Parent (Outline & Chart)

Left Arrow+[Cmd] - Move cursor to start of line (in $Text pane)

Left Arrow+[Cmd]+[Shift] - Extend selection to start of line (in $Text pane)

Left Arrow+[Opt] - Move cursor to start of current word, then start of previous word (in $Text pane)

Left Arrow+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Collapse (Outline & Chart views)

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Right Arrow - Select Next Sibling Note - Outline Order (Map)

Right Arrow - Select First Child (Outline & Chart)

Right Arrow+[Cmd] - Move cursor to end of line (in $Text pane)

Right Arrow+[Cmd]+[Shift] - Extend selection to end of line (in $Text pane)

Right Arrow+[Cmd]+[Ctrl] - Expand Horizontally

Right Arrow+[Opt] - Move cursor to end of current word, then end of next word (in $Text pane)

Right Arrow+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Expand (Outline & Chart views)

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Up Arrow - Expand View (Map)

Up Arrow - Select Previous (Visible) Note (Outline & Chart)

Up Arrow - Select First (Visible) Note (Outline, if no note selected)

Up Arrow+[Cmd] - Move Note Up (Chart/Outline)

Up Arrow+[Cmd] - Expand View (Map)

Up Arrow+[Cmd]+[selection] - Expand View (other view types)

Up Arrow+[Ctrl] - Scroll Page Up

Up Arrow+[Shift] - Extend Outline view selection upwards by one note

Up Arrow+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Text pane focus: select previous $OutlineOrder item in main view (Outline/Chart/Treemap view)

Up Arrow+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Expand view (Map view)

Up Arrow+[Cmd]+[Shift] - Move To Front

Up Arrow+[Cmd] - Move cursor to start of $Text (in $Text pane)

Up Arrow+[Cmd]+[Shift] - Extend selection to start of $Text (in $Text pane)

Up Arrow+[Opt] - Move cursor to beginning of current paragraph, then beginning of previous paragraph (in $Text pane)

Up Arrow+[Fn] - Outline view, scroll one page (screen) up

Up Arrow+[Fn]+[Shift] - Outline view, go to Home

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Down Arrow - Drill Down (Map - with a note icon selected)

Down Arrow - Select Next (Visible) Note (Outline & Chart)

Down Arrow - Select First (Visible) Note (Outline, if no note selected)

Down Arrow+[Cmd] Move Note Down (Chart/Outline)

Down Arrow+[Cmd] Map view + selection: Drill Down

Down Arrow+[Ctrl] - Scroll Page Down

Down Arrow+[Shift] - Extend Outline view selection downwards by one note

Down Arrow+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Text pane focus: select next $OutlineOrder item in main view (Outline/Chart/Treemap view)

Down Arrow+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Drill Down (Map)

Down Arrow+[Cmd]+[Ctrl] - Expand Vertically

Down Arrow+[Cmd]+[Shift] - Send To Back

Down Arrow+[Cmd] - Move cursor to end of $Text (in $Text pane)

Down Arrow+[Cmd]+[Shift] - Extend selection to end of $Text (in $Text pane)

Down Arrow+[Opt] - Move cursor to end of current paragraph, then end of next paragraph (in $Text pane)

Down Arrow+[Fn] - Outline view, scroll one page (screen) down

Down Arrow+[Fn]+[Shift] - Outline view, go to End

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Delete Back = Backspace key

Delete Back - Outline - Delete current item and select next item

Delete Back+[Cmd] - Text window - Delete to beginning of line (from cursor)

Delete Back+[Opt] - Text window - Delete to beginning of word (from cursor) or delete previous word

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Delete Forward = Delete key (extended keyboard) or [Fn]+Backspace on laptop or wireless keyboards

Delete Forward - Outline - Delete current item and select next item

Delete Forward+[Cmd] - Text window - Delete to end of line (from cursor)

Delete Forward+[Opt] - Text window - Delete to end of word (from cursor) or delete next word

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Return - Create Note (as next sibling)

Return - Edit-in-place mode: Exit mode

Return - Map view: create new note to right of current selection

Return+[Cmd] - Navigate (forwards). Follow the first listed link in Browse Links

Return+[Shift] - Create child note as last sibling

Return+[Shift] - Edit-in-place mode: exit and create a new note

Return+[Opt]+[Ctrl] - Create new note below selected note (Map view)

Return+[Ctrl] - Create new note to left of selected note (Map view)

Return+[Ctrl] - Create note as previous sibling (Outline, Chart view)

Return+[Ctrl] - Edit-in-place mode: split title at insertion point (i.e. insert line break in title)

Return+[Cmd]+[Shift] - Rename

Return+[Opt]+[Shift] - Create child note as first sibling

Return+ [Cmd]+[Opt]+[Ctrl] - Split the current note at the insertion cursor position (focus in view pane)

Return+[Fn] - Rename

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Double-click - Create Note (in Outline/Map/Chart when no note selected)

Double-click - Open Note (in Outline/Map/Chart when a note selected) - note a different result if an Outline icon is double-clicked

Double-click+[Outline Note icon] - Hoist

Double-click + Roadmap sidebars - shift view focus to destination note

Double-click+[selected Map container icon] - Drill down (double click must be in viewport area of icon)

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Tab - Outline - Demote current selection

Tab+[Opt] - Toggle focus: $Text -> first key attribute -> main view -> $Text

Tab+[Shift] - Outline - Promote current selection

Tab+[Ctrl] - Select next document tab

Tab+[Ctrl]+[Shift] - Select previous document tab

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Enter - Rename

Enter - Enter/Leave Edit-in-place mode (selected note in main view)

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Esc Stop creating a link (when link drag is active)

Esc Clear typeahead buffer (major/minor views using typeahead)

Esc Edit-in-place mode: exit edit mode

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Home - Scroll $Text to start of note $Text without moving insertion point (in $Text pane)

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End - Scroll $Text to end of note $Text without moving insertion point (in $Text pane)

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Page Up - Scroll $Text up one page, by $Text pane size, without moving insertion point (in $Text pane)

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Page Down - Scroll $Text up down page, by $Text pane size, without moving insertion point (in $Text pane)

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[Cmd] Force toggle Select tool

[Cmd]+drag -select - Select text in read-only notes.

[Cmd]+drag window edge - resize document window retaining text pane width. (v7.0.2)

[Cmd]+[Opt] - Underline links (Note text windows only)

[Cmd]+[Shift]+drag - add to container as last ($OutlineOrder) sibling(s); default is to be added as first

[Cmd]+[Opt]+[click] - (in link anchor text) follow link, i.e. open destination note

[Cmd]+[Opt]+[Ctrl] - Toggle zoomed map view (show all contents)

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[Option] - Toggle Select Area tool

[Option]+[click] - Text pane, click inside $Text link anchor without following link

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[Ctrl]+[click] - Open content menu (OS feature)

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Outline disclosure triangle+[click]+[Cmd] - Show/hide children of this and all sibling containers after this in $OutlineOrder (toggle)

Outline disclosure triangle+[click]+[Cmd]+[Opt] - Expand/Collapse All Containers (toggle)

Outline disclosure triangle+[click]+[Opt] - Expand All Descendants (toggle)

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View selection+[click]+[Cmd] - Add/remove item

View selection+[click]+[Shift] - Expand selection

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Mouse wheel - Vertical Map Scroll

Mouse wheel+[Shift] - Horizontal Map scroll

Mouse wheel+[Ctrl] - zoom screen (OS feature: System Prefs-> Accessibility)

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[Outline icon]+[Double-click] - Hoist

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Trackpad+[drag] - scroll view

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[drag]+[Shift] Timeline view maintain date (horizontal position) dragging between timebands

[drag]+[Shift] Map view - constrain to horizontal/vertical movement and disable guides

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[Fn] x 2 - Start Dictation (tap key twice for OS Dictation function)