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 in Evernote for Windows.


These shortcuts will work system-wide when working in any application (provided Evernote is running). You can redefine these shortcuts by going to Tools > Options > Hot keys from the menu bar.

Ctrl + Alt + N   New note
Win + Shift + F   Find in Evernote
Win + PrintScreen   Capture screen
Win + A   Copy selection
Ctrl + Alt + V   Paste clipboard


These shortcuts will work when the Evernote application is active.

Ctrl + N   New Note
Ctrl + Shift + I   New Ink Note
Ctrl + Shift + U   New Audio Note
Ctrl + Shift + W   New Webcam Note
Ctrl + Shift + J   New Screenshot
Ctrl + Alt + C   New Chat
Ctrl + Shift + T   New Tag
Ctrl + Shift + N   New Personal Notebook
Ctrl + P   Print
Ctrl + Shift + P   Print Preview
Ctrl + Alt + A   Switch to another user
Ctrl + Q   Exit
Ctrl + Shift + Alt + W   Work Chat
Ctrl + Shift + Alt + N   Notes
Ctrl + Shift + Alt + B   Notebooks
Ctrl + Shift + Alt + T   Tags
Ctrl + Shift + Alt + H   Business Home (Evernote Business only)
Ctrl + Shift + Alt + A   Atlas
Ctrl + Shift + Alt + M   Market
Ctrl + Shift + Alt + O   Announcements
F10   Show/Hide Left Panel
F11   Show/Hide Note List
Ctrl + F5   List View
Ctrl + F6   Snippet View
Ctrl + F7   Card View
Ctrl + F11   Show/Hide Note Panel
Shift + Alt + N   Jump to Notebooks
Shift + Alt + T   Jump to Tags
Ctrl + F10   Show Search Explanation
Alt + F4   Close separate windows / Minimize main window to tray
F9   Sync
F1   Online Help
F2   Rename selected notebook, note, tag, or saved search
F3   Set focus to the tag field of the active note
F5   Cycle through note list views (List, Snippet, Card)

Note Editor

These shortcuts will work when you are editing a note.

Ctrl + Z   Undo
Ctrl + Y   Redo
Ctrl + X   Cut
Ctrl + C   Copy
Ctrl + V   Paste
Ctrl + Shift + V   Paste as Text
Delete   Delete
Ctrl + A   Select All
F6 Ctrl + Alt + F Search Notes
Ctrl + Shift + A   Reset Search
Ctrl + F   Find Within Note
Ctrl + G   Find Next
Ctrl + Shift + G   Find Previous
Ctrl + H   Replace Within Note
F7   Check Spelling
Ctrl + Enter   Open In a New Window
Ctrl + Alt + Enter   Present
Ctrl + Shift + Enter   Present on Another Screen
Ctrl + Alt + T   Tag
Ctrl + Shift + E   Email note
Ctrl + D   Font
Ctrl + L   Left
Ctrl + E   Center
Ctrl + R   Right
Ctrl + J   Justify
Ctrl + M Tab Increase Indentation
Ctrl + Shift + M Shift + Tab Decrease Indentation
Ctrl + + German keyboard: Ctrl + Shift + . Increase Font Size
Ctrl + - German keyboard: Ctrl + Shift + , Decrease Font Size
Ctrl + Shift + B   Bulleted List
Ctrl + Shift + O   Numbered List
Ctrl + B   Bold
Ctrl + I   Italic
Ctrl + U   Underline
Ctrl + T   Strikethrough
Ctrl + Shift + H   Highlight
Ctrl + Shift + -   Insert Horizontal Rule
Ctrl + Shift + C   Insert Checkbox
Ctrl + K   Add Hyperlink
Ctrl + Shift + K   Edit Hyperlink
Ctrl + Shift + R   Remove Hyperlink
Ctrl + Shift + X   Encrypt Selected Text
Ctrl + Space   Simplify Formatting
Ctrl + Shift + Space   Remove Formatting
Alt + Shift + D Ctrl + ; Insert date and time

Note List

These shortcuts will work when the note list has focus.

Up   Go to to previous note
Down   Go to next note
Page Up   Scroll note list up one page
Page Down   Scroll note list down one page
Home   Go to the first note in list
End   Go to the last note in list
Delete   Move to Trash
Ctrl + Enter   Open the selected note in a separate window (Alt + F4 to close window)
Enter   Set focus in the note editor of the selected note

Left Panel

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

Up   Move to the previous item in the section (notebooks, tags, ...)
Down   Move to the next item in the section (notebooks, tags, ...)
Right   View the list of sub-items under the selected item (if applicable)
Left   Collapse the list of sub-items under the selected item (if applicable)
Delete   Delete selected item