Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts provide a fast and efficient method to carry out tasks in Codex. Some shortcuts are standard and can be used in different programs and operating systems, while others are unique to Codex.

Familiarizing yourself with the most frequently used keyboard shortcuts in Codex can greatly enhance productivity. Read further to discover the available shortcuts.

Familiar keyboard shortcuts

Description

Windows

MacOS

Press to select all the text or items inside the block your cursor is in

Ctrl + A

Command + A

Press to copy the selected text or item

Ctrl + C

Command + C

Press to paste the copied selected text or item

Ctrl + V

Command + V

Press to cut the selected text or item

Ctrl + X

Command + X

Press to save the current entry

Ctrl + S

Command + S

Press to zoom in

Ctrl + +

Command + +

Press to zoom out

Ctrl + -

Command + -

General in Codex

Description

Windows

MacOS

Press to quickly access Global Search

CTRL + Space

FN + COMMAND + SPACE

With the text selected

Description

Windows

MacOS

Press to bold the text

Ctrl + B

Command + B

Press to italicize the text

Ctrl + I

Command + I

Press to underline the text

Ctrl + U

Command + U

Press to strikethrough the text

Ctrl + D

Command + D

Press to delete the text

Backspace or Delete

Backspace or Delete

Press to subscript the text

Ctrl + ,

Command + ,

Press to superscript the text

Ctrl + .

Command + .

Editing content inside Rich Content Field

Description

Windows

MacOS

Press to align the text on the right of the block

Ctrl + R

Command + R

Press to align the text in the center of the block

Ctrl + E

Command + E

Press to align the text on the left of the block

Ctrl + L

Command + L

Press to delete the text character to the right of the screen cursor

Delete

Delete

Press to delete the text keyword to the right of the screen cursor

Ctrl + Del

Control + D

Press to insert a line of text

Shift + Enter

Shift + Enter

Press to indent and nest content

Tab

Tab

Press to un-nest content

Shift + Tab

Shift + Tab

Type on either side of your text to italicize (E.g. **Codex**)

**

**

Type on either side of your text to strikethrough (E.g. ~Codex~)

~

~

Press to search for quick links

#

#

At the beginning of a block of content

Description

Windows

MacOS

Press to create an H1 heading

# + Space

# + Space

Press to create an H2 sub-heading

## + Space

## + Space

Press to create an H3 sub-heading

### + Space

### + Space

Press to create a bullet list

(*, -, or +) + Space

(*, -, or +) + Space

Press to create an ordered list

1. + Space

1. + Space

"/" commands inside Rich Content Field

Command

Description

/Paragraph

Allows you to create a Paragraph inside the content

/Heading

Allows you to create a Heading inside the content

/Bullet List

Allows you to create a Bullet List inside the content

/Ordered List

Allows you to create an Ordered List inside the content

/Factbox

Allows you to create a Factbox inside the content

/Blockquote

Allows you to create a Blockquote inside the content

/Media

Allows you to create a Media item inside the content

/Facebook Embed

Allows you to create a Facebook Embed inside the content

/Youtube Embed

Allows you to create a Youtube Embed inside the content

/Instagram Embed

Allows you to create an Instagram Embed inside the content

/Twitter Embed

Allows you to create a Twitter Embed inside the content

/Spotify Embed

Allows you to create a Spotify Embed inside the content

/MallTV Embed 

Allows you to create a MallTV Embed inside the content

/Vimeo Embed 

Allows you to create a Vimeo Embed inside the content

/Apple Podcast

Allows you to create an Apple Podcast inside the content

/Google Podcast

Allows you to create a Google Podcast inside the content

/Google Maps

Allows you to create Google Maps inside the content

/Code Block

Allows you to create a Code Block inside the content

/Table

Allows you to create a Table inside the content

@ commands

Field

Description

Rich Content

Press @ to search for entries, assets, videos, galleries, and others.

Comments

Press @ to mention a workspace member to notify them and start a discussion.

Keyboard shortcuts for Assets

Description

Windows

MacOS

Press to select all assets within the viewport

Ctrl + A

Command + A

Hold to select specific assets

Ctrl

Ctrl

Hold to select assets between the initially selected asset and the last selected asset

Shift

Shift