Advice and answers from the Milanote Team

Adding notes

  • Create a new note: Double click anywhere to create a new note.
  • Add notes quickly: While typing a note, hit + Enter (Mac) or Ctrl + Enter (Windows) to create one note after another.

Formatting text

You can format your content as you type.

  • Select text and use ⌘ + B (Mac) or Ctrl + B (Windows) for bold text (you can also use I for italics or U to underline)
  • Type # and hit space to create a heading
  • Type - and hit space to start a list
  • Type 1. for a numbered list
  • Type [] for a check list
  • Type [x] for a completed check list
  • Type > for a quote
  • Use Tab to indent bullet items (and Shift + Tab to move them back)

Adding images

  • Add an image from your computer: Drag an image from your computer into Milanote.
  • Add an image from the internet: Right click on the image, copy the address of the image, paste the image address into a Milanote Link card.
  • Add a caption: Select an image and just start typing.

Duplicating, deleting and undo

  • Duplicate: Hold Alt or Option and Drag the content you want to duplicate.
  • Delete: Select anything and hit Delete. Notes need to be empty before you can delete them.
  • Undo: Hit + Z (Mac) or Ctrl + Z (Windows).

Moving around

  • Hold Space bar and Drag to move quickly around the board. It's easier than scrolling.
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