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Bear Keyboard Shortcuts

A visual cheat-sheet for the 66 keyboard shortcuts found in Bear. This application is MacOS-only.

#Keyboard Shortcuts

#Text Styles

Shortcut Action
Option Cmd 1-6 Headings
Option Cmd S Line separator
Cmd B Bold
Cmd I Italic
Cmd U Underline
Shift Cmd E Strikethrough
Cmd K Link
Cmd L Unordered list
Shift Cmd L Ordered list
Shift Cmd U Quote
Cmd T Todo
Option Cmd C Inline code
Ctrl Option C Code block
Shift Cmd M Marker/Highlighter
Shift Cmd V Insert file

#Todos

Shortcut Action
Shift Cmd T Toggle Todo
Option Cmd T Mark Todo as completed
Ctrl Cmd T Mark Todo as incomplete

#Structure

Shortcut Action
Cmd ] Shift line right
Cmd [ Shift line left
Cmd Option Up Move line up
Cmd Option Down Move line down

#Lists

Shortcut Action
Tab Shift the list element right
Shift Tab Shift the list element left
Shift Enter End the list

#Dates

Shortcut Action
Shift Cmd 7 Long Form Date with time (11 Jul 2017, 10:43)
Shift Cmd 8 Long Form Date (11 Jul 2017)
Shift Cmd 9 Short Form Date (11/07/2017)
Shift Cmd 0 Hours (11:43)

#Control

Shortcut Action
Cmd A Select all
Cmd Enter End editing
Cmd P Print note

#Zoom

Shortcut Action
Cmd + Zoom in
Cmd - Zoom out
Cmd 0 Actual size
Shortcut Action
Shift Cmd I Toggle information panel
Cmd F Search inside the current note
Option Cmd F Search and replace inside the current note
Shift Cmd F Search inside the note list
Shortcut Action
Cmd N Create a new note
Option Cmd N Create a new note in a new window
Up/Down Move the selection in the note and tags list
Left/Right Move the selection between the sidebar, the nost list, and the editor
Enter Edit the selected note
Option Cmd F Search in the current note list
Cmd Backspace Delete selected note
Shift Cmd R Restore selected note
Shift Cmd P Pin/unpin selected note
Cmd A Select all the notes in the list
Shift Cmd Backspace Empty Trash
Cmd 1 Select Notes in the sidebar
Cmd 2 Select Untagged in the sidebar
Cmd 3 Select ToDo in the sidebar
Cmd 4 Select Today in the sidebar
Cmd 5 Select Archive in the sidebar
Cmd 6 Select Trash in the sidebar
Option Cmd Left Navigate back in visualized notes history
Option Cmd Right Navigate forward in visualized notes history

#Saving and importing

Shortcut Action
Shift Cmd S Export selected notes
Shift Cmd O Import notes

#Window

Shortcut Action
Ctrl 1 Show sidebar, note list and editor
Ctrl 2 Show note list and editor
Ctrl 3 Show editor only
Cmd , Show preferences
Ctrl Cmd F Enter fullscreen
Cmd \ Open main window