Lotus Notes Hotkeys - Keyboard Shortcuts





    Accessing Notes features
Shortcut
Access bookmarks ALT+B, then number
Access the action bar Click in pane, press ALT and hold, then number
Access the search menu ALT+S
Access task buttons ALT+W, then number
Access the Web CTRL+L, then type in Web address
Open a Notes database CTRL+O

    Navigating through Notes
Shortcut
Next field in a form TAB
Next frame F6
Next task button CTRL+TAB
Next unread document in a view TAB
Previous field in a form SHIFT+TAB
Previous frame SHIFT+F6
Previous task button CTRL+SHIFT+TAB

    Editing documents
Shortcut
Copy CTRL+C
Create new mail memo CTRL+M
Cut CTRL+X
Indent text F8
Open properties box ALT+ENTER
Outdent text SHIFT+F8
Paste CTRL+V
Show ruler CTRL-R
Select All CTRL-A
Undo CTRL+Z

    Other basic tasks
Shortcut
Close current document or view ESC or CTRL+W
Get Help on current feature F1
Lock Notes F5
Print CTRL+P
Refresh a view F9
Save CTRL+S
Stop an operation CTRL+Break




Keyboard shortcuts for main functions

You can use function key combinations to perform the following main tasks.

In Windows

    To do this
Press
Access the action bar ALT and hold, then number
Access bookmarks ALT+B, then number
Access the menu bar F10 or ALT and release
Access task buttons ALT+W, then number
Access the Web CTRL+L, then type in Web address
Close a document or view CTRL+W or ESC
Create a Notes database CTRL+N
Create a mail memo CTRL+M
Exit Notes ALT+F4 or CTRL+Q
Get Help on current feature F1
Lock Notes F5
Maximize all open windows CTRL+F10
Minimize the active window and cascade other active windows CTRL+F9
Move from one entry to another in the Replicator up arrow or down arrow
Move to the first entry in the Replicator HOME or PAGE UP
Move to the last entry in the Replicator END or PAGE DOWN
Move to the next pane F6
Move to the next task button CTRL+TAB or ALT+right arrow
Move to the previous task button ALT+left arrow
Open a Notes database CTRL+O
Open a properties dialog box ALT-ENTER
Rebuild all views in current database SHIFT+CTRL+F9
Rebuild current document, view, or workspace SHIFT+F9
Restore Notes to default minimized size ALT+F5
Send a mail memo ALT+3
Send a mail memo and open a new mail memo in edit mode SHIFT+CNTRL+ENTER
Send current memo/document and create a new memo/document CTRL+SHIFT+M
Stop an operation in progress CTRL+BREAK
Strike through highlighted text using Permanent Pen SHIFT+Backspace
Update all fields in current document, view, or workspace F9

On the Macintosh
    To do this
Press
Access the Web COMMAND+L, then type in Web address
Close a document or view COMMAND+W or ESC
Create a Notes database COMMAND+N
Create a new mail memo COMMAND+M
Exit Notes COMMAND+Q
Get Help on current feature HELP
Lock Notes F5
Move to next task button COMMAND+TAB or COMMAND+right arrow
Move to previous task button COMMAND+left arrow
Move to the first entry in the Replicator HOME or PAGE UP
Move to the last entry in the Replicator END or PAGE DOWN
Move from one entry to another in the Replicator up arrow or down arrow
Rebuild all views in current database SHIFT+COMMAND+F9
Rebuild current document, view, or workspace SHIFT+F9
Send a mail memo and open a new mail memo in edit mode COMMAND+SHIFT+ENTER
Stop an operation in progress COMMAND+period(.)
Update all fields in current document, view, or workspace F9




Keyboard shortcuts when reading a document

You can use the following keyboard combinations while reading a document.

In Windows

    To do this
Press
Activate a link to a document, view, or database Spacebar
Close the active window ESC
Edit the document CTRL+E
Go to next document in the view ENTER
Go to previous document in the view BACKSPACE
Navigate to the next tab in a tab table CTRL+page up
Navigate to the previous tab in a tab table CTRL+page down
Print the selected document CTRL+P

On the Macintosh
    To do this
Press
Activate a link to a document, view, or database Spacebar
Close the active window ESC
Edit the document COMMAND+E
Print COMMAND+P




Keyboard shortcuts when editing a document

You can use the following keyboard combinations while editing a document.

In Windows

    To do this
Press
Bold selected text CTRL+B
Change text properties to default (except for color) CTRL+T
Close the document CTRL+W or ESC
Close and save the current document without opening the dialog SHIFT+ESC
Copy selected text or object CTRL+C
Cut selected text or object CTRL+X
Delete selected text or object DELETE
Enlarge selected text to next available point size F2
Find and replace CTRL+F
Find next and replace CTRL+G
Format paragraphs (margins, tabs, etc.) CTRL+J
Format text (font, size, color, etc.) CTRL+K
Indent entire paragraph F8 (SHIFT+F8 to undo)
Indent the first line in a paragraph F7 (SHIFT+F7 to undo)
Insert page break CTRL+SHIFT+L
Italicize selected text CTRL+I
Jump to beginning of next word CTRL+right arrow
Jump to beginning of current word CTRL+right arrow
Outdent entire paragraph SHIFT+F8
Outdent first line in a paragraph SHIFT+F7
Paste CTRL+V
Reduce selected text to next available point size SHIFT+F2
Save the current document CTRL+S
Select contents of a document CTRL+A
Select next character SHIFT+right arrow
Select previous character SHIFT+left arrow
Select text to end of current line SHIFT+END
Select text to beginning of current line SHIFT+HOME
Select text to end of current line, move focus to next SHIFT+down arrow
Select text to beginning of current line, move focus to previous SHIFT+up arrow
Undo last action CTRL+Z
Underline selected text CTRL+U

On the Mac
    To do this
Press
Bold selected text COMMAND+B
Change text properties to default (except color) COMMAND+T
Close the document COMMAND+W or ESC
Copy selected text or object COMMAND+C or F3
Cut selected text or object COMMAND+X or F2
Delete selected text or object DELETE
Find and replace COMMAND+F
Find next and replace COMMAND+G
Format paragraphs (margins, tabs, etc.) COMMAND+J
Format text (font, size, color, etc.) COMMAND+K
Indent entire paragraph F8 (SHIFT+F8 to undo)
Indent the first line in a paragraph F7 (SHIFT+F7 to undo)
Insert page break COMMAND+SHIFT+L
Italicize selected text COMMAND+I
Jump to beginning of next word CTRL+right arrow
Jump to beginning of current word CTRL+right arrow
Outdent entire paragraph SHIFT+F8
Outdent first line in a paragraph SHIFT+F7
Paste COMMAND+V or F4
Save the current document COMMAND+S
Select contents of a document COMMAND+A
Select next character SHIFT+right arrow
Select previous character SHIFT+left arrow
Select text to end of current line SHIFT+END
Select text to beginning of current line SHIFT+HOME
Select text to end of current line, move focus to next SHIFT+down arrow
Select text to beginning of current line, move focus to previous SHIFT+up arrow
Undo last action COMMAND+Z or F1
Underline selected text COMMAND+U




Keyboard shortcuts when in a view

You can use the following keyboard combinations in a view.

In Windows

    To do this
Press
Access the Web CTRL+L, then type in Web address
Close the current database CTRL+W or ESC
Copy selected documents CTRL+C
Cut selected documents CTRL+X
Delete document DELETE
Find text CTRL+G
Go to next selected document F3
Go to next unread document F4
Go to previous selected document SHIFT+F3
Go to previous unread document SHIFT+F4
Jump to next search match in the preview pane CTRL+down arrow
Jump to previous search match in the preview pane CTRL+up arrow
Open the selected document ENTER
Paste documents CTRL+V
Print CTRL+P
Rebuild the current view SHIFT+F9
Select or deselect the selected document Spacebar
Select all documents CTRL+A
Update all fields F9
Update all views in current database SHIFT+CTRL+F9
Toggle a document between Read and Unread Insert (INS)

On the Mac
    To do this
Press
Access the Web COMMAND+L, then type in Web address
Close the current database COMMAND+W or ESC
Copy selected documents COMMAND+C
Cut selected documents COMMAND+X
Delete document DELETE
Find text COMMAND+G
Go to next unread document TAB
Go to previous unread document SHIFT+TAB
Open the selected document RETURN
Paste documents COMMAND+V
Print COMMAND+P
Rebuild the current view SHIFT+F9
Select or deselect the selected document Spacebar
Select all documents COMMAND+A
Update all fields F9
Update all views in current database SHIFT+COMMAND+F9




Keyboard shortcuts in a dialog box or properties box

You can use keys to perform the following tasks in a dialog box or properties box (InfoBox).

In Windows



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    To do this
Press
Accept the default or selected selection(s) ENTER
Cancel changes and close the dialog box ESC
Go to the next option or set of options TAB
Go to the previous option or set of options SHIFT+TAB
Help F1
Move focus in and out of properties box without closing it. ALT+SHIFT+ENTER
Move to previous properties box on list SHIFT+CTRL+page up
Move to next properties box on list SHIFT+CTRL+page down
Move to first properties box on list SHIFT+CTRL+End
Move to last properties box on list SHIFT+CTRL+Home
Navigate to next properties box tab CTRL+Page Up
Navigate to first properties box tab CTRL+Home
Navigate to last properties box tab CTRL+End
Navigate to previous properties box tab CTRL+Page Down
Open and close properties box ALT+ENTER
Select next item in a list box or set of options Down arrow or right arrow