Keyboard Shortcuts

Below is a list of the most common keyboard shortcuts provided.


  • Ctrl-Alt-A: Open Add Todo pop-up
  • Ctrl-Alt-F: Search in agenda (put cursor on search field)
  • Ctrl-Alt-V: Select Agenda View (puts focus on selector)
  • Ctrl-Alt-P: Toggle between Agenda view and document Preview
  • Ctrl-P: Toggle the Editor panel on and off.


  • Ctrl-P: Toggle the Editor panel on and off.
  • Ctrl-T: When cursor is on a Todo keyword, toggles the state
  • Ctrl-Shift-T: Insert table template
  • Ctrl-Shift-C: Insert source code block
  • Ctrl-.: Insert timestamps at cursor
  • Ctrl-E: Insert Effort to the Todo at cursor
  • Ctrl-Alt-H: Show Shortcut help
  • Ctrl-right: Fold Org Properties
  • Ctrl-left: Unfold Org Properties
  • Alt-0: Fold All (Alt-[zero])
  • Shift-Alt-0: Unfold All (Shift-Alt-[zero])
  • Ctrl-S: Save the current file
  • Ctrl-N: New File
  • Ctrl-O: Open Existing File
  • Ctrl-C: Copy Selection
  • Ctrl-X: Cut Selection
  • Ctrl-P: Paste Selection
  • Ctrl-Z: Undo
  • Shift-Ctrl-Z: Redo
  • Ctrl-A: Select All


  • *Ctrl-Tab: Switch File
  • Ctrl-Alt-H: Open Help Web page
  • Ctrl-,: Show Settings window