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.
CTRL/⌘+V: Paste. Paste selected text or selected AA or DNA sequences.
CTRL/⌘+X: Cut. Cut selected text or AA/DNA sequences. Use this to move files around in the Notebook.
CTRL/⌘+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
Tab. Indent a created bullet, number, or checkbox in your notebook entry
Shift Tab. Outdent a created bullet, number, or checkbox in your notebook entry
CTRL/⌘+F: Find. Open the find box.
CTRL/⌘+B: Bold. Bold the highlighted text in an entry.
CTRL/⌘+I: Italics. Italicize highlighted text in an entry
CTRL/⌘+K: Hyperlink. Insert a hyperlink within selected text in an entry.
CTRL/⌘+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.
CTRL/⌘+I to invert the selection.
CTRL/⌘+G to open the search box in “Go to Base” mode on a sequence map
Option+Shift+8/Option+0 = °
Option+J = ∆
Option+M = µ