Aha! Notebooks | Keyboard shortcuts

Efficiency is key to crafting impactful documents, building a wiki, or visualizing your plans. Keyboard shortcuts in Aha! Notebooks save you time when editing notes and whiteboards — so you can spend more time strategizing and collaborating with your team.

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Format text

Aha! Notebooks supports both standard and Markdown formatting in the text editor.

Aha! Notebooks function

Mac shortcut

Windows shortcut

Header 1

Cmd+Opt+1

Ctrl+Alt+1

Header 2

Cmd+Opt+2

Ctrl+Alt+2

Header 3

Cmd+Opt+3

Ctrl+Alt+3

Header 4

Cmd+Opt+4

Ctrl+Alt+4

Header 5

Cmd+Opt+5

Ctrl+Alt+5

Header 6

Cmd+Opt+6

Ctrl+Alt+6

Bold text

Cmd+B

Ctrl+B

Italicize text

Cmd+I

Ctrl+I

Underline text

Cmd+U

Ctrl+U

Left align text

Cmd+Shift+L

Ctrl+Shift+L

Center align text

Cmd+Shift+C

Ctrl+Shift+R

Right align text

Cmd+Shift+R

Ctrl+Shift+C

Justify align text

Cmd+Shift+J

Ctrl+Shift+J

Create bulleted list

*+Space -+Space

*+Space -+Space

Create numbered list

1.+Space

1.+Space

Insert code snippet

Cmd+/

Ctrl+/

Insert horizontal line

Cmd+-

Ctrl+-

Clear text formatting

Cmd+\

Ctrl+\

Fullscreen text editor view

Cmd+Shift+Enter

Ctrl+Shift+Enter

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Use Markdown formatting

Aha! Notebooks uses a subset of Markdown that does not include every Markdown syntax.

Aha! Notebooks function

Markdown shortcut

Bold text

__text__ **text**

Italicize text

_text_ *text*

Strikethrough text

~text~ ~~text~~

Insert hyperlink

[link text](link URL)

Header 1

#+Space

Header 2

##+Space

Header 3

###+Space

Header 4

####+Space

Quote format

>+Space

Insert code snippet

`text`

Insert preformatted code block

```

Exit preformatted code block

Arrow keys

Shift+Enter

Checklist

[]+Space

Numbered list

1.+Space

Bulleted list

-+Space

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Whiteboard shortcuts

There are various shortcuts you can use to navigate and select options from your whiteboard's toolbar.

Aha! Notebooks function

Keyboard shortcut

Select the Pointer

`

Select the Text option

T

Select your last used Shape

S

Select the Sticky note option

N

Select the Connector option

C

Select the Pen option

P

Select the Frame option

F

Select the Stamp emoji

E

Add an Image

I

Navigate to the previous frame

<

Navigate to the next frame

>

Format text to paragraph styling

Command or Control + Option + P

Duplicate an object

Alt or Option + drag

Bring object to front

Command or Control + ]

Send object to back

Command or Control + [

Zoom to fit all objects

Option + 1

Zoom to fit selection

Option + 2

Move a selected object

Arrow key

Move a selected object more

Shift + arrow key

Duplicate an object

Command or Control + D

Disable snapping or guidelines

Command or Control

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