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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 view (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

B+[Cmd]+[Opt]: Crosstabs view (change current tab's main view type)

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C+[Cmd]: Copy

C+[Ctrl]: Enter Edit-in-Place (view pane's 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 (selected $Text)

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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]: Hide Others (all other open apps)

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I+[Cmd]: Italic

I+[Ctrl]: Cycle Tab selection

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

I+[Ctrl]+[Shift]: Cycle Tab selection (reverse)

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J+[Cmd]: Jump to Selection

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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 view (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 view (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 view (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]: Hyperbolic View (was Close All pre v7.5.5)

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]+[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 (Document Inspector, 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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7

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8+[Cmd]: Document Settings

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9

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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). Also updates all edicts, once.

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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')

Spacebar - Key Attributes table or Get Info/attributes: Toggle state of boolean attribute (from v8.7.1)

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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 selected note (enter edit mode)

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

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

Return+[Fn]: Rename selected note (enter edit mode)

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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]: Focus view ('Hoist' in older versions)

Double-click+Roadmap (clicking in in/outbound link lists): 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 selected note (enter edit mode)

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, ignore current edits

Esc+[Opt]: invoke OS text autocomplete (view and text pane) (v8.1.1)

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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.

[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]: Focus view ('Hoist' in older versions)

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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)