Keyboard Navigation

Keyboard Shortcuts

KnowledgeOS is built to let you do almost anything with only your keyboard. With just a couple keyboard strokes, you can easily jump between files, messages, people, and more.

Here is a full list of the shortcuts available on KnowledgeOS, however, please remember that you can use powerful search to navigate using your keyboard and not have to know many of these shortcuts.

Soon, KnowledgeOS will also let you keep track of

General Shortcuts

These shortcuts work over any tab except for New Tab page and Settings pages.

Ctlr

Space

Opt ⌥

Space

Open Navigator to access contextual actions & search

Alt

Space

Opt ⌥

Shift

Space

Open the Search Knowledge App

Alt

D

Opt ⌥

Shift

D

Save the current page

Alt

C

Opt ⌥

Shift

C

Show "All My Contexts & Windows" in Navigator

Alt

T

Opt ⌥

Shift

T

Show "All My Tabs" in Navigator

Alt

S

Opt ⌥

Shift

S

Show "All My Saved Items" in Navigator

Alt

A

Opt ⌥

Shift

A

Show "All My Apps" in Navigator

Alt

N

Opt ⌥

Shift

N

Show "Create New" in Navigator

Alt

F

Opt ⌥

Shift

F

Open the "Files" Knowledge App

Alt

P

Opt ⌥

Shift

P

Open the "People" Knowledge App

Alt

K

Opt ⌥

Shift

K

Open the "Tasks" Knowledge App

Alt

M

Opt ⌥

Shift

M

Open the "Messages" Knowledge App

Navigator Shortcuts

These shortcuts only work when Navigator is open.

Enter ↵

Enter ↵

Open the selected item

Tab ⇥

Tab ⇥

Open the sub-menu for the selected item

Ctrl

C


C

Copy URL for current selection

Backspace

Delete

Delete the text in input. If no text, go up a level.

Ctrl

Backspace


Delete

Clear the search bar and go to root level commands

Navigator Keywords

Typing these keywords into navigator returns special results.

New

New

Shows "Create New" Actions relevant to current webpage

Send

Send

Shows options to "Send" your current webpage

Save

Save

Shows options to "Save" data

Pin

Pin

Shows options to "Pin" or "Unpin" the Dock from certain Apps or websites

Congratulations. You've just learned basic keyboard navigation! 🎉

To become a master, you should learn how to use Navigator beyond basic search by navigating up and down levels. You can learn more about how to do that in the advanced Navigator usage article/tutorial.

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