Key Shortcuts (Old Version)

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You can use the following key shortcuts while working on a mind map:


General shortcuts

INS or TAB Add a child idea
RETURNEnter Add a sibling idea below
SHIFT+RETURNEnter Add a sibling idea above
DEL or BACKSPACE Delete an idea
ALT+C Add a connection
, , , Navigate between topics
SPACE Open/close branches
+, - Zoom in, out
F6 Recenter
Ctrl+F Find topic
Ctrl+ALT+F Fullscreen Mode


Select and Edit

Ctrl+A Select all topics
Ctrl- Select next level left
Ctrl- Select next level right
Ctrl-RETURNEnter Edit Caption
RETURNEnter Commit changes
ESC Cancel editing
SHIFT+RETURNEnter Add line break
Ctrl+F2 Add / Edit Note
Ctrl+S Save Note



Ctrl+B Toggle bold
Ctrl+I Toogle italic
ALT+SHIFT-, Make font bigger / smaller


Move and Rearrange

Ctrl+X Cut
Ctrl+C Copy
Ctrl+V Paste
Ctrl+SHIFT+V Paste Style
Ctrl-, Ctrl- Move topic up / down



Ctrl+Z Undo
Ctrl+Y Redo
ALT+1 / 2 / 9 or 0 Show 1 / 2 / All Levels
ALT+SHIFT+N Open notes dialog
ALT+SHIFT+L Open links dialog
ALT+SHIFT+T Open tasks dialog
ALT+SHIFT+P Toggle Sidebar
M or Ctrl+M Open Context Menu
O or Ctrl+O Open Map Switcher