For your basic set of instructions:

Control + 1 – Block Headings

Alt/Option + Control + 1 – Hidden Block Header
Control + 2 – Tags
Control + 3 – Nothing/Clear Formatting


Control + 4 – Cards

Control + 6 – Cites
Alt/Option + Control + 6 – Author-Date


Control + 7 – Underline


Control + Alt/Option + 7 – Dotted Underline


Control + 9 – Highlight Selection


Control + Alt/Option + H – Un-highlight Selection


Control + Alt/Option + S – Shrink Non-Underlined Selected Text

Control + Alt/Option + Þ (Right Arrow) – Send Block to Speech.doc
Control + Alt/Option +
Ü (Left Arrow) – Send Selected/Highlighted Text to Speech.doc
Control + Alt/Option +
Ý (Up Arrow) – Move Block Upwards in Order
Control + Alt/Option +
ß (Down Arrow) – Move Block Down in Order
Control + Alt/Option + End OR Control + A⁄lt/Option + Delete – Delete current block

Control + Alt/Option + Shift + Ý (Up Arrow) – Move Card Above Prior Card
Control + Alt/Option + Shift +
ß (Down Arrow) – Move Card Below Following Card
Control + Alt/Option + Shift + End OR Delete – Delete current card


Control + Alt/Option + R – Remove returns in selection
Control + Alt/Opton + P – Paste Clipboard in plain text
Control + Alt/Option + T – Create Table of Contents


Make Citation List for all cards in current document: See button on toolbar above.

Open New Document in the Template: Button to the immediate right of the “Create New Blank Document Button”

Print Current Block: Button to the right of the printer above.

Fix Doc Map: Button to the right of “Make Cites”. This ensures that only block headings appear in the Document map. After clicking it right click on the document map and select “Show Heading 1”.

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