Keyboard shortcuts are keys or combinations of keys that provide an alternative way to do something that you’d typically do with a mouse. Here are some common keyboard shortcuts for navigating the live components preview. 

Notes: 

  • The shortcuts in this topic refer to the US keyboard layout. Keys for other layouts might not correspond exactly to the keys on a US keyboard.

  • A plus sign (+) in a shortcut means that you need to press multiple keys at the same time.

  • A comma sign (,) in a shortcut means that you need to press multiple keys in order.

Action

Windows shortcut

Mac shortcut

Tag and notify a person

@

@

Open the Discover Menu with component options

/

/

Open the Commanding Surface with formatting options

Shift + F10

Shift + F10

Add an in-line comment with your name

// + Spacebar

// + Spacebar

Insert an emoji

Windows logo key  + . (period)

^ + ⌘ + Space

Heading 1

Ctrl + Alt + 1 (or # + Spacebar)

Option + ⌘ + 1 (or # + Spacebar)

Heading 2

Ctrl + Alt + 2 (or ## + Spacebar)

Option + ⌘ + 2 (or ## + Spacebar)

Heading 3

Ctrl + Alt + 3 (or ### + Spacebar)

Option + ⌘ + 3 (or ### + Spacebar)

Create a bulleted List

Ctrl + . (period)

⌘ + . (period)

Create a checklist, check off an item, or remove a checklist

Ctrl + 1

⌘ + 1

Insert hyperlink

Ctrl + K

⌘ + K

Delete backward (word)

Ctrl + Backspace

⌘ + Delete

Delete forward (word)

Ctrl + Delete

Option + Delete

Add an in-line comment with your name

/* + Spacebar

/* + Spacebar

Add an in-line comment with your name

//* + Spacebar

Set layout LTR (left to right)

Ctrl + Shift + Alt + L

Set layout RTL (right to left)

Ctrl + Shift + Alt + R

Increase image size

Ctrl + Shift + >

⌘ + Shift + >

Decrease image size

Ctrl + Shift + <

⌘ + Shift + <

Insert a row (only applies to table when in the last cell)

Tab

Tab

Move IP left by word

Ctrl + Left Arrow

Option + Left Arrow

Move IP right by word

Ctrl + Right Arrow

Option + Right Arrow

Move IP up by paragraph

Ctrl + Up Arrow

⌘ + Left Arrow

Move IP down by paragraph

Ctrl + Down Arrow

⌘ + Right Arrow

Move IP to beginning of line

Home

Function + Up Arrow

Move IP to end of line

End

Function + Down Arrow

Increase indent

Tab

Tab

Increase indent

Shift + Alt + Left Arrow

Decrease indent

Shift + Tab

Shift + Tab

Decrease indent

Shift + Alt + Right Arrow

Create bulleted list

Ctrl + - + . (period)

⌘ + - + . (period)

Create a check list, check off an item, or remove a checklist

Ctrl + - + 1

Create unchecked checklist

[ ] + Spacebar

[ ] + Spacebar

Create unchecked checklist

[ + Spacebar + ] + Spacebar

[ + Spacebar + ] + Spacebar

Create checked checklist

[ + x + ] + Spacebar

[ + x + ] + Spacebar

Create checked checklist

[ + X + ] + Spacebar

[ + X + ] + Spacebar

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