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Shortcut keys in OneNote for Windows 10

Why keyboard shortcuts often make your life easier!

Shortcut keys are indispensable tools that increase your productivity and make your navigation within a software program like OneNote a lot more efficient. In this blog post, we will take a closer look at the useful keyboard shortcuts available in OneNote, specifically in the standard version of OneNote for Windows 10.

Whether you are an avid user of keyboard shortcuts, or someone just starting to discover these time-saving hacks, we have something for everyone. And of course, we're curious: which keyboard shortcut will become your new favorite?

So let's explore the world of OneNote shortcuts together and discover how they can streamline your daily notes and to-do lists. Ready to take your OneNote experience to the next level? Then read on quickly!

These are the most commonly used keyboard shortcuts in OneNote in Windows

There are many useful keyboard shortcuts for OneNote that you can use to work faster and save you time. Here are some of the best keyboard shortcuts for OneNote:

  • Ctrl + N: Create a new notepad
  • Ctrl + Shift + N: Create a new note bundle
  • Ctrl + T: Create a new note
  • Ctrl + Shift + D: Duplicate the current note
  • Ctrl + K: Create a hyperlink
  • Ctrl + Shift + F: Search and replace text
  • Ctrl + 1: Switch between note bundles
  • Ctrl + 2: Switch between notebooks
  • Ctrl + 3: Switch between notes

There are many more keyboard shortcuts available for OneNote. If you want to know more, I recommend consulting OneNote's help function or searching online for OneNote keyboard shortcuts. These can help you work even faster and more efficiently in OneNote.

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Moving the focus to the current section Ctrl+Shift+G
To open the shortcut menu Shift+F10
Add a new page at the end of the selected section Ctrl+N
Opening a notepad Ctrl+O
Switch to another notepad on the navigation bar Ctrl+G. Then press the down arrow or up arrow to select another notepad, and finally press Enter
Creating a new section Ctrl+T
Create a new page under the current page tab at the same level Ctrl+Alt+N
Creating a new subpage under the current page Ctrl+Alt+Shift+N
Enable or disable full page view F11
Moving the focus to the current page tab Ctrl+Alt+G
Moving or copying the current page Ctrl+Alt+M
To select the current page Ctrl+Shift+A
Jump to and select the page title Ctrl+Shift+T
Open a search box to search in all open notebooks Ctrl+E

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