Press / in Milanote to display the shortcuts menu

Essential shortcuts

Action

Mac

New note

Double-click anywhere

Add another note, board or column

Select the object, press ⌘ Enter (Mac) or Control Enter (Windows)

Move around board

Hold Space and drag

Zoom

Z

Search / recently viewed

⌘ F

Delete an object

Select an object and press Delete. Notes need to be empty before you can delete them

Nudge an object

Arrow keys

Move an object more

Shift Arrow keys

Mention someone

While typing, press @ and choose a person. They'll get a email notification

The basics

Action

Mac

Windows

Copy

⌘ C

Control C

Cut

⌘ X

Control X

Paste

⌘ V

Control V

Undo

⌘ Z

Control Z

Select all

⌘ A

Control A

Deselect / Stop editing

Escape

Escape

Duplicate

Hold Option and drag

Hold Alt and drag

Send back

⌘ Shift Down

Control Shift Down

Send forward

⌘ Shift Up

Control Shift Up

Add caption to an image

Select image and type

Select image and type

Text formatting

Action

Mac

Windows

Large heading

⌘ Shift 1

Control Shift 1

Normal heading

⌘ Shift 2

Control Shift 2

Bold

⌘ B

Control B

Italic

⌘ I

Control I

Bullet list

⌘ Shift U

Control Shift U

Numbered list

⌘ Shift O

Control Shift O

Link

⌘ K

Control K

Highlight

⌘ J

Control J

Strike-through

⌘ Shift X

Control Shift X

Code block

⌘ >

Control >

Quote

⌘ "

Control "

Underline

⌘ U

Control U

Indent

Tab

Tab

Un-indent

Shift Tab

Shift Tab

Align centre

⌘ \

Control \

Markdown

Use these shortcuts at the start of a new line...

Action

Mac & Windows

Heading

Type # then Space

Bullet list

Type . then Space

Numbered list

Type 1. then Space

Checkbox

Type [ ] then Space

Quote

Type > then Space

Drawing

Action

Mac & Windows

Start drawing

D

Switch to pen

P

Switch to selection

V

Switch to eraser

E

Change to previous color

X

Change pen size

1 2 3 4

Save drawing

Escape

Navigation

Action

Mac

Windows

View recent boards

⌘ F

Control F

Go back

⌘ [

Control [

Go forward

⌘ ]

Control ]

Go to parent board

⌘ U

Control U

Appearance

Action

Mac

Windows

Toggle Dark Mode

⌘ Shift D

Control Shift D

Make interface smaller

⌘ Shift <

Control Shift <

Make interface larger

⌘ Shift >

Control Shift >

iPad shortcuts

Learn about gestures and shortcuts for the Milanote iPad app

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