What are the keyboard shortcuts in Evernote for Windows?

Evernote can be driven almost entirely using only the keyboard. Below is a comprehensive list of all keyboard shortcuts available for Evernote on Windows.

Global

You can use those system-wide shortcuts while working in any application (provided Evernote is running). You can redefine these shortcuts in Tools > Options > Global Hot Keys tab.

ShortcutAlternativeAction
Ctrl + Alt + N   Switch to Evernote and jump to a new note
Win + PrintScreen   Start screen capture mode
Esc   Cancel screen capture (Note: this key cannot be redefined)
Win + A   Clip selection
Win + Shift + F   Find in Evernote (Starts a new Evernote search)
Ctrl + Alt + V   Paste clipboard into Evernote as a new note

Application-Wide

These shortcuts are available when the Evernote application is active.

ShortcutAlternativeAction
F1   Open online help web page in default browser
F9   Start synchronization with Evernote Web
Ctrl + N   Create a new note
Alt + F4 Esc Close child windows and hide main window (minimize to tray)
Ctrl + Q   Exit application
F6 Ctrl + Alt + F If search box is empty, move focus to it, otherwise start search and move to first highlighted keyword
Ctrl + Shift + A   Reset search
F10   Toggle display of left panel
F11   Toggle display of note list
Ctrl + F11   Toggle display of note panel
Ctrl + F10   Toggle display of the search explanation
F5   Cycle through note list views (Table, Mixed, Thumbnails)
Ctrl + F5   Set note list to Table view
Ctrl + F6   Set note list to Mixed view
Ctrl + F7   Set note list to Thumbnails view
F8   Toggle display of note info panel
Ctrl + F8   Toggle display of note editing toolbar
F2   Rename focused notebook, note, tag or saved search
F3   Set focus to the tag field of the active note
Ctrl + Shift + N   Create a new notebook
Ctrl + Shift + T   Create a new tag
Ctrl + Shift + S   Create a new saved search
Ctrl + Alt + T   Assign tags
F7   Start spell-checking
Ctrl+Shift+I   Opens a notepad for handwritten notes
Ctrl+Shift+U   Opens a voice recorder in a new note
Ctrl+Shift+W   Opens a new webcam note

Note List

These shortcuts will function properly when the note list panel has focus. Shortcuts for note operations (e.g., email, tag, print) will work even if the note panel does not have focus.

ShortcutAlternativeAction
Up   Go to to previous note
Down   Go to next note
Page Up   Scroll list up one page
Page Down   Scroll list down one page
Home   Go to the first note in list
End   Go to the last note in list
Delete   Move selected notes to trash
Ctrl + A   Select all notes
Ctrl + Enter   Open the selected note in a separate window (Alt + F4 to close window)
Ctrl + Shift + E   Send selected notes by email
Ctrl + P   Open Print dialog for selected notes
Ctrl + F2   Open print preview window for selected notes
Enter   Places focus in the note editor of the selected note.
Ctrl + Alt + T   Open "Assign Tags" dialog

Note Editor

These shortcuts will work when you are editing a note.

ShortcutAlternativeAction
F8   Toggle display of note info
Ctrl + F8   Toggle display of note editing toolbar
F2   Rename focused notebook, note, tag or saved search
F3   Set focus to the tag field of the active note
Esc   Move focus from note editor to note list
Ctrl + F   Search within a note
Ctrl + G Enter Find next
Ctrl + Shift + G Shift + Enter Find Previous
Ctrl + A   Select All content in the current note
Ctrl + X   Cut selection to clipboard
Ctrl + C   Copy selection to clipboard
Ctrl + V   Paste text from clipboard with the original formatting
Ctrl + Shft + V   Paste text from clipboard as unformatted text
Ctrl + Z   Undo last edit
Ctrl + Y   Redo last undone edit
Ctrl + B   Make selection bold
Ctrl + I   Make selection italic
Ctrl + U   Make selection underlined
Ctrl + T   Make selection striked through
Ctrl + Shift + B   Format selection as bulleted list
Ctrl + Shift + O   Format selection as numbered list
Ctrl + D   Open font dialog to change font face, size and color for selected text
Ctrl + Shift + > Ctrl + [ Increase font size for selected text (German keyboard: Ctrl + Shift + .)
Ctrl + Shift + < Ctrl + ] Decrease font size for selected text (German keyboard: Ctrl + Shift + ,)
Ctrl + Space   Remove formatting
Ctrl + M Tab Increase indent for current paragraph (or for selection)
Ctrl + Shift + M Shift + Tab Decrease indent for current paragraph (or for selection)
Ctrl + L   Align current paragraph (or selection) left
Ctrl + R   Align current paragraph (or selection) right
Ctrl + E   Center current paragraph (or selection)
Ctrl + J   Justify current paragraph (or selection)
Ctrl + Shift + C   Insert a "To Do" checkbox
Ctrl + Shift + X   Open "Encrypt selection" dialog on a selected text
Alt + Shift + D Ctrl + ; Insert current date and time
Ctrl + Click on a hyperlink Ctrl + Enter Open hyperlink under caret.
Ctrl + K   Open "Add Hyperlink" dialog to create a new hyperlink from the selected text
Ctrl + Shift + K   Open "Edit Hyperlink" dialog to edit the existing hyperlink under the caret
Ctrl + Shift + F9   Remove hyperlink
Ctrl + S   Save current note explicitly (notes are also saved automatically)

Side Panel

These shortcuts will function when the side panel (notebook list, tag list, etc.) has focus.

ShortcutAlternativeAction
Up   Move focus to the previous item in the tree within a section (notebooks, tags, ...)
Down   Move focus to the next item in the tree within a section (notebooks, tags, ...)
Right   Expand the item that have sub-items
Left   Collapse the item that have sub-items if it is not collapsed yet
Delete   Delete selected (or focused, if there is no selection) notebook, tag or saved search
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