In order to execute a hotkey shortcut, simply hold down (CTRL) on a PC or (COMMAND ⌘) on a Mac, followed by pressing one of the letters below.
CTRL/⌘+A: Select all. Select an entire line of text in an entry or an entire DNA/AA sequence.
CTRL/⌘+C: Copy. Copy selected text or selected AA or DNA sequences.
V: Paste. Paste selected text or selected AA or DNA sequences.
X: Cut. Cut selected tex or selected AA or DNA sequences. Use this to move files around in the Notebook.
Z: Undo. Undo the last action performed in an entry or DNA or AA sequence.
* + SPACE KEY. Create a bullet point in your notebook entry
[ + ] + SPACE KEY. Create a checkbox in your notebook entry
Tab. Outdent a created bullet, number, or checkbox in your notebook entry
Shift Tab. Outdent a created bullet, number, or checkbox in your notebook entry
F: Find. Open the find box.
B: Bold. Bold the highlighted text in an entry.
I: Italics. Italicize highlighted text in an entry
K: Hyperlink. Insert a hyperlink within selected text in an entry.
U: Underline. Underline selected text.
Undo an action
CTRL/⌘+SHIFT+Z: Redo the last action. Redo actions performed in any entry or DNA or AA sequence.
Molecular Biology tricks
CTRL/⌘+SHIFT+C when selecting DNA bases: Copy Special. Copy reverse complements and translations.
CTRL/⌘+F to search for DNA bases, annotations, or primers.
CTRL/⌘+SHIFT+F to search for AA bases and annotations.
Use mac-specific hotkeys
Option+Shift+8 = °
Alt+J = ∆
Alt+M = µ