150+ OneNote Windows Shortcuts You Should Not Miss
Microsoft OneNote is top Notch Program from Microsoft Office that offers a vast range of flexibility to its users. You can Manage, share and collect a vast range of data. This is not done yet, OneNote provides a huge range of support applications that can help you in capturing text from images, links from images and other emails, documents. tasks and other key data from the source. Microsoft OneNote offers you a sharing option which can help you in syncing with other colleagues in your network easily. This why we are here with a huge list of Microsoft OneNote Windows Shortcuts.
These shortcuts will not only help you in collecting data but also helps you scrapping, sharing, editing and doing much interesting stuffs. The One Note Shortcuts helps you to reduce your time and effort. Have a look at these shortcuts.
Editing and Formatting
ctrl+z / y
Undo / Redo the last action.
arrow left / arrow right
Move one character to the left / right.
ctrl+arrow left / ctrl+arrow right
Move one word to the left / right.
arrow up / arrow down
Move one line up /down down.
ctrl+arrow down / ctrl+arrow up
Move to the next/ previous paragraph.
home / end
Move to the beginning / end of the line.
ctrl+home / ctrl+end
Scroll to the top/ bottom of the current page.
page up / page down
Scroll up/ down in the current page.
ctrl+backspace / ctrl+delete
Delete one word to the left / right.
ctrl+x / ctrl+c / ctrl+v
Cut/ Copy/ Paste the selected text or item.
Apply or remove bold formatting from the selected text.
Apply or remove italic formatting from the selected text.
Apply or remove the underline from the selected text.
Select all items on the current page.
shift+home / shift+end
Select to the beginning / end of the line.
Select the whole line (when the cursor is at the beginning of the line).
Specific Selecting, Editing, and Formatting
ctrl+shift+h or ctrl+alt+h
Highlight selected text in yellow.
Apply or remove strikethrough from the selected text.
Apply or remove superscript formatting from the selected text.
Apply or remove subscript formatting from the selected text.
Apply or remove bulleted list formatting from the selected paragraph.
Apply or remove numbered list formatting from the selected paragraph.
ctrl+alt+1 … ctrl+alt+6
Apply a Heading 1 – 6 style to the current note.
Apply the Normal style to the current note.
alt+shift+arrow right / arrow left
Indent a paragraph to the right / remove indent.
ctrl+r / ctrl+l
Right-align / left-align the selected paragraph.
ctrl+shift+; / ctrl+shift+;
Increase / decrease the font size of selected text.
Clear all formatting applied to the selected text.
Bring up the context menu for any note, tab, or any other object that currently has focus (Simluate right mouse-button).
Insert a hyperlink.
Open a hyperlink. The cursor must be placed anywhere within the formatted hyperlink text.
Jump to the title of the page and select it.
Cancel the selected outline or page.
alt+shift+arrow up / alt+shift+arrow down
Move the current paragraph or several selected paragraphs up / down.
alt+shift+arrow left / alt+shift+arrow right
Move the current paragraph or several selected paragraphs left / right (decreasing/ increasing the the indent).
Select the current paragraph and its subordinate paragraphs.
Insert a line break without starting a new paragraph.
Select all items on the current page. Press ctrl+a more than once to increase the scope of the selection.
Show or hide the Ribbon.
alt + f1
Show or hide the Navigation Bar.
Open a small OneNote window to create a side note.
Turn full-screen view on or off.
Dock/ Undock OneNote program window to Desktop.
Open a new OneNote window / replicate window.
Create a new side note.
Open a new OneNote window.
Page and Selection
Show or hide rule lines on the current page.
alt+arrow left / alt+arrow right
Go back to the last page / forward to the next page visited.
ctrl+tab / ctrl+shift+tab
Go to the next / previous section.
ctrl+page down / ctrl+page up
Go to the next / previous page in the section.
alt+home / alt+end
Go to the first / last page in the section.
alt+page up / alt+page down
Go to the first / last page in the currently visible set of page tabs.
Create a new section.
Open a notebook.
Open a section.
Move or copy the current page.
Put focus on the current page tab.
Select the current page tab.
Put focus on the current section tab.
ctrl+shift+g, shift+f10, m
Move the current section.
ctrl+g, then press arrow down or arrow up to select, then enter
Switch to a different notebook on the Navigation bar.
Create a table by adding a second column to already typed text. Create another column in a table with a single row.
Create another row when at the end cell of a table. Press ENTER a second time to finish the table.
Create a row below the current row in a table.
Create another paragraph in the same cell in a table.
Create a column to the right of the current column in a table.
Create a column to the left of the current column in a table.
Create a row above the current one in a table (when the cursor is at the beginning of any row).
press del twice
Delete the current empty row in a table (when the cursor is at the beginning of the row).
Insert the current date.
Insert the current date and time.
Insert the current time.
Insert a document or file on the current page.
Insert a document or file as a printout on the current page.
Show or hide document printouts on the current page (when running OneNote in High Contrast mode).
Insert a picture from a file.
Insert a picture from a scanner or a camera.
Insert a screen clipping. The OneNote icon must be active in the notification area on the Windows taskbar.
Insert a line break.
alt+shift+1 … 9
Show through Level 1 – 9.
Expand all levels.
tab / shift+tab
Increase / decrease indent by one level.
Expand a collapsed outline.
Collapse an expanded outline.
Working with pages
Print the current page.
Add a new page at the end of the selected section.
ctrl+shift+[ / ctrl+shift+]
Increase / Decrease the width of the page tabs bar.
ctrl+alt+[ / ctrl+alt+]
Decrease / Increase indent level of the current page tab label.
Create a new page below the current page tab at the same level.
Create a new subpage below the current page.
Select the current page. (If the selected page is part of a group, press ctrl+a to select all of the pages in the group.)
Move the insertion point to the page title.
alt+ctrl++ on the numeric keyp or alt+ctrl+shift++
alt+ctrl+- on the numeric keypad or alt+ctrl+shift+-
ctrl+alt+arrow up / ctrl+alt+arrow down
Move the insertion point up / down in the current page, or expand the page up.
ctrl+alt+arrow left / ctrl+alt+arrow right
Move the insertion point left / right in the current page, or expand the page to the left / right.
Go to the next note container.
Apply, mark, or clear the To Do tag.
Apply or clear the Important tag.
Apply or clear the Question tag.
Apply or clear the Remember for later tag.
Apply or clear the Definition tag.
ctrl+6 … ctrl+9
Apply or clear a custom tag.
Remove all note tags from the selected notes.
Move the insertion point to the Search box to search all notebooks.
While searching all notebooks, preview the next result.
While searching all notebooks, go to the selected result and dismiss Search.
ctrl+e, tab, space
Change the search scope.
alt+o after searching
Open the Search Results pane.
Search only the current page. You can switch between searching everywhere and searching only the current page at any point by pressing CRTL+E or CTRL+F.
enter or f3
While searching the current page, move to the next result.
While searching the current page, move to the previous result.
Dismiss Search and return to the page.
Start playback of a selected audio or video recording.
Stop playback of a selected audio or video recording.
Rewind the current audio or video recording by a few seconds.
Fast-forward the current audio or video recording by a few seconds.
Set writing direction left to right.
Set writing direction right to left.
Increase indent by one level in right-to-left text.
Decrease indent by one level in right-to-left text.
Send the selected pages in an e-mail message.
Create a Today Outlook task from the currently selected note.
Create a Tomorrow Outlook task from the currently selected note.
Create a This Week Outlook task from the currently selected note.
Create a Next Week Outlook task from the currently selected note.
Create a No Date Outlook task from the currently selected note.
Open the selected Outlook task.
Mark the selected Outlook task as complete.
Delete the selected Outlook task.
Sync changes in the current shared notebook.
Sync changes in all shared notebooks.
Mark the current page as Unread.
Open the research pane and thesaurus for the currently selected word.
Execute the action suggested on the Information Bar if it appears at the top of a page.
Lock all password-protected sections.
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