Using keyboard shortcuts

Speed up your work and use shortcuts to perform common actions.

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    Kentico Kontent allows power users to perform the most common actions without lifting their hands off the keyboard.

    Rich text editor shortcuts

    When composing content in the rich text editor, you can use the following shortcuts:

    ActionWindowsMac
    UndoCtrl + Z⌘ + Z
    RedoCtrl + Y⌘ + Shift + Z
    CopyCtrl + C⌘ + C
    PasteCtrl + V⌘ + V
    Paste text without formattingCtrl + Shift + V⌘ + Shift + V
    Insert a line breakShift + EnterShift + Enter
    Insert a non-breaking spaceCtrl + Shift + Space⌥ + Space
    Move through the text by blocksCtrl + ↑↓ arrows
    Styling

    Make text boldCtrl + B⌘ + B
    Italicize textCtrl + I⌘ + I
    Headings and paragraphs

    Add a H1 headingCtrl + Alt + 1Ctrl + ⌥  + 1
    Add a H2 headingCtrl + Alt + 2Ctrl + ⌥  + 2
    Add a H3 headingCtrl + Alt + 3Ctrl + ⌥  + 3
    Add a H4 headingCtrl + Alt + 4Ctrl + ⌥  + 4
    Add a paragraphCtrl + Alt + 0Ctrl + ⌥  + 0
    Switch between H1-H4 headings and a paragraphCtrl + Alt + HCtrl + ⌥  + H
    Lists

    Create an unordered listCtrl + Alt + UCtrl + ⌥  + U
    Create an ordered listCtrl + Alt + OCtrl + ⌥  + O
    Indent a nested listTabTab
    Unindent a nested listShift + TabShift + Tab
    Insert...

    CommentCtrl + Alt + MCtrl + ⌥ + M
    SuggestionCtrl + Alt + SCtrl + ⌥ + S
    ComponentCtrl + Alt + CCtrl + ⌥ + C
    Existing itemCtrl + Alt + ICtrl + ⌥ + I
    Insert/Remove a web linkCtrl + K⌘ + K
    TableCtrl + Alt + TCtrl + ⌥ + T
    AssetCtrl + Alt + ACtrl + ⌥ + A

    Editing items and content types

    When editing content items or content types, you can use the following shortcuts:

    ActionWindowsMac
    Select element belowTabTab
    Select element aboveShift + TabShift + Tab
    Start editing Rich text elementEnterEnter
    Stop editing Rich text elementEscEsc

    Editing comments

    When editing comments, you can use:

    ActionWindowsMac
    Post commentCtrl + Enter⌘ + Enter
    Discard commentEscEsc

    Sidebars, Bar items, Drop-downs

    ActionWindowsMac
    ConfirmEnterEnter
    CancelEscEsc

    Modal windows

    When inserting assets or inserting content items, you can use:

    ActionWindowsMac
    Confirm selectionEnterEnter
    CancelEscEsc
    Insert asset or itemDouble-clickDouble-click