QuickRef.ME

Roam Research Keyboard Shortcuts

A visual cheat-sheet for the 45 keyboard shortcuts found on Roam Research

#Keyboard Shortcuts

#General

Shortcut Action
/ Bring up a menu of many core functions
Ctrl U Search the database
Ctrl Enter Jump back to page after search
Ctrl F Search on the current page
Shift Enter Open a new page created in search in the sidebar
Ctrl Shift D Jump to the Daily Notes page
Shift (click) Open link in sidebar
Ctrl B Toggle brackets

#Lists and Blocks

Shortcut Action
Tab Indent block
Shift Tab Un-indent block
Ctrl Shift Up Move block up
Ctrl Shift Down Move block down
Enter Create a new block, bullet point
Ctrl Enter Create a TODO checkbox
Shift Enter Create a new line inside of a block
Ctrl Z Undo
Ctrl Shift Z Redo
Ctrl . Zoom in, show only the current block enlarged
Ctrl , Zoom out, restores the normal view
Ctrl O Follow link under cursor, when editing a block
Ctrl Shift O Open a link under cursor in the sidebar
Ctrl Up Collapse all child blocks under the current block
Ctrl Down Expand all child blocks under the current block
Shift Up Select the block above where the cursor is placed
Shift Down Select the block below where the cursor is placed
Ctrl Shift A Select all blocks
Ctrl A Jump to the beginning of the current block
Ctrl E Jump to the end of the current block
Ctrl F Move one character to the right
Ctrl B Move one character to the left
Ctrl T Swap all characters on either side of the cursor
Ctrl C Ctrl X Show avatar of the last user to edit the block

#Version Control

Shortcut Action
Ctrl , Add a version
Ctrl Shift . Cycle versions to the right
Ctrl Shift , Cycle versions to the left
Ctrl . Expand all versions, all versions will appear in their own blocks

#Formatting

Shortcut Action
Ctrl Alt 1-3 Toggle between heading styles
Ctrl Alt 0 Reset heading, or set to paragraph
Ctrl Enter Toggle TODO or DONE
Ctrl B Bold
Ctrl I Italic
Ctrl K Create an HTML link
Ctrl Y Strike-through
Ctrl H Highlight
` Create an inline block of code

#Also see