VisualEditor/Portal/Keyboard shortcuts

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This page outlines the various mouse and keyboard commands supported by VisualEditor. If you have ideas for new useful commands, or have noticed problems with the existing ones, please let us know on the Feedback Page.

Commonly-used shortcuts[edit | edit source]

PC shortcut Action Symbol Mac shortcut

 Ctrl+B Bold VisualEditor - Icon - Bold-b.svg  Cmd+B

 Ctrl+I Italic VisualEditor - Icon - Italic-i.svg  Cmd+I

 Ctrl+K Insert link VisualEditor - Icon - Link.svg  Cmd+K

 Ctrl+X Cut  Cmd+X

 Ctrl+C Copy  Cmd+C

 Ctrl+V Paste  Cmd+V

 Ctrl+Z Undo VisualEditor - Icon - Arched-arrow-rtl.svg  Cmd+Z

 Ctrl+ Shift+Z Redo VisualEditor - Icon - Arched-arrow-ltr.svg  Cmd+ Shift+Z

 Tab Indent list VisualEditor - Icon - Indent-list-ltr.svg  Tab

 Shift+ Tab Outdent list VisualEditor - Icon - Indent-list-rtl.svg  Shift+ Tab

 Ctrl+\ Clear formatting VisualEditor - Icon - Clear.svg  Cmd+\

Full list of mouse and keyboard interactions[edit | edit source]

Feature Action
Move cursor with mouse Clicking
Move cursor with keyboard Direction keys[1]
Select content with mouse Dragging
Select content with mouse Double and triple clicking
Select content with keyboard Shift + (Direction keys[1])
Select word with mouse Double click word
Select block with mouse Triple click block
Adjust selection with mouse Shift + Click
Load insertion formatting from content Move cursor
Insert text with keyboard Character and number keys
Insert special characters with keyboard Multiple character or number keys using an input method editor
Delete with with keyboard Backspace and delete keys
Delete word with with keyboard (Option or Alt) + Backspace and delete keys
Delete line with with keyboard (Command or Control) + Backspace and delete keys
Undo with keyboard (Command or Control) + Z
Redo with keyboard (Command or Control) + Shift + Z
Copy selection with keyboard (Command or Control) + C
Cut selection with keyboard (Command or Control) + X
Paste selection with keyboard (Command or Control) + V
Copy selection from menu "Copy" in context or browser menu
Cut selection from menu "Cut" in context or browser menu
Paste selection from menu "Paste" in context or browser menu
Highlight object with mouse Clicking
Toggle bold on selected content and in insertion formatting with mouse Click bold tool in toolbar
Toggle italic on selected content and in insertion formatting with mouse Click italic tool in toolbar
Toggle bold on selected content and in insertion formatting with keyboard (Command or Control) + B
Toggle italic on selected content and in insertion formatting with keyboard (Command or Control) + I
Split block with keyboard Enter
Merge blocks with keyboard Backspace at beginning or delete at end of block boundary
  1. 1.0 1.1 Direction keys: Up, down, left, right, home, end, page-up and page-down