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File Menu

Shortcut ↓
Action ↓
Ctrl-O
Open File
Ctrl-N
New File
Ctrl-S
Save File
Ctrl-Alt-S
Save As
Ctrl-S­hift-S
Save All
Ctrl-P
Print
Alt-F4
Exit
Ctrl-Tab
Next Document (also shows list of open files). Can be disabled - see Settin­gs/­Pre­fer­enc­es/­Global
Ctrl-S­hif­t-Tab
Previous Document (also shows list of open files). Can be disabled - see above
Ctrl-N­umpadn
Go to the n-th document on tab bar, n between 1 and 9
Ctrl-PgUp
Next document
Ctrl-PgDn
Previous document
Ctrl-W
Close Current Document

View menu

Shortcut ↓
Action ↓
Ctrl-(­Key­pad­-/K­eypad+)
or Ctrl + mouse wheel button (if any) Zoom in (+ or up) and Zoom out (- or down)
Ctrl-K­eypad/
Restore the original size from zoom
F11
Toggle Full Screen Mode
F12
Toggle Post-It Mode
Ctrl-Alt-F
Collapse the Current Level
Ctrl-A­lt-­Shift-F
Uncollapse the Current Level
Alt-0
Fold All
Alt-(1~8)
Collapse the Level (1~8)
Alt-Sh­ift-0
Unfold All
Alt-Sh­ift­-(1~8)
Uncollapse the Level (1~8)

? menu

Shortcut ↓
Action ↓
F1
About
Shift+F1
Help Contents
 

Edit Menu

Shortcut ↓
Action ↓
Ctrl-C
Copy
Ctrl-I­nsert
Copy
Ctrl-S­hift-T
Copy current line to clipboard
Ctrl-X
Cut
Shift-­Delete
Cut
Ctrl-V
Paste
Shift-­Insert
Paste
Ctrl-Z
Undo
Alt-Ba­ckspace
Undo
Ctrl-Y
Redo
Ctrl-A
Select All
Alt-Sh­ift­-Arrow keys, or Alt + Left mouse click
Column Mode Select
Ctrl + Left mouse click
Start new selected area. Only multiple stream areas can be selected this way.
ALT-C
Column Editor
Ctrl-D
Duplicate Current Line
Ctrl-T
Switch the current line position with the previous line position
Ctrl-S­hift-Up
Move Current Line, or current selection if a single stream, Up
Ctrl-S­hif­t-Down
Move Current Line, or current selection if a single stream, Down
Ctrl-L
Delete Current Line
Ctrl-I
Split Lines
Ctrl-J
Join Lines
Ctrl-G
Launch GoToLine Dialog
Ctrl-Q
Single line comment
Ctrl-S­hift-Q
Single line uncomment
Ctrl-K
Toggle single line comment
Ctrl-S­hift-K
Block comment
Tab (selection of one or more full lines)
Insert Tabulation or Space (Indent)
Shift-Tab (selection of one or more full lines)
Remove Tabulation or Space (outdent)
Ctrl-B­ack­Space
Delete to start of word
Ctrl-D­elete
Delete to end of word
Ctrl-S­hif­t-B­ack­Space
Delete to start of line
Ctrl-S­hif­t-D­elete
Delete to end of line
Ctrl-U
Convert to lower case
Ctrl-S­hift-U
Convert to UPPER CASE
Ctrl-B
Go to matching brace
Ctrl-Space
Launch CallTip ListBox
Ctrl-S­hif­t-Space
Launch Function Completion ListBox
Ctrl-A­lt-­Space
Launch Path Completion ListBox
Ctrl-Enter
Launch Word Completion ListBox
Ctrl-Alt-R
Text Direction RTL
Ctrl-Alt-L
Text Direction LTR
Enter
Split line downwards, or create new line
Shift-­Enter
Split line downwards, or create new line
Ctrl-A­lt-­Enter
Insert new unintended line above current
Ctrl-A­lt-­Shi­ft-­Enter
Insert new unintended line below current
 

Search menu

Shortcut ↓
Action ↓
Ctrl-H
Launch Find / Replace Dialog
Ctrl-F
Launch Find Dialog
F3
Find Next
Shift-F3
Find Previous
Ctrl-S­hift-F
Find in Files
F7
Switch to Search results window (was Activate sub view before v5.2)
Ctrl-A­lt-F3
Find (volatile) Next
Ctrl-A­lt-­Shi­ft-F3
Find (volatile) Previous
Ctrl-F3
Select and Find Next (was Find (Volatile) Next prior to v5.6.5)
Ctrl-S­hift-F3
Select and Find Previous (was Find (Volatile) Previous prior to v5.6.5)
F4
Go to next found
Shift-F4
Go to previous found
Ctrl-S­hift-I
Increm­ental Search
Ctrl-n
Jump Down (to next text marked using n-th stye. n is 1 to 5, or 0 for default Found style.
Ctrl-S­hift-n
Jump Up (to next text marked using n-th stye. n is 1 to 5, or 0 for default Found style.
Ctrl-F2
Toggle Bookmark
F2
Go To Next Bookmark
Shift-F2
Go To Previous Bookmark
Ctrl-B
Go to Matching Brace (caret must be on a brace)
Ctrl-Alt-B
Select All between Matching Braces (caret must be on a brace)

Macro menu

Shortcut ↓
Action ↓
Ctrl-S­hift-R
Start to record /Stop recording the macro
Ctrl-S­hift-P
Play recorded macro
Alt-Sh­ift-S
Trim Trailing and Save

Mouse gestures

Shortcut ↓
Action ↓
Single left click
Set current line
Single left click on rightmost status bar pane
Toggle typing mode between Insert and Overtype
Single left click on bookmark margin
Toggle bookmark
Shift+left click on fold point
Uncollapse this fold and all those below
Ctrl+left click on fold point
Toggle collapsed state of this fold, and propagate below
Right click
Pop up context menu
Double left click
Select word
Double left click on location pane (status bar)
Go to line
Triple left click
Select line

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