Keyboard shortcuts

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Mouse shortcuts

  • Click: edit component (e.g. to edit text)
  • Shift+Click: Edit file (e.g. to edit pictures)
  • Ctrl+Click: View file (e.g. to view a picture in the default viewer or view an HTML in the default browser)
  • Alt+Click: switch components (or element) between presentation, editing and dragging modes

Single keys

Function keys

  • F1: Help
  • F2: Translated help
  • F3
  • F4: Open the tasklist manager with the currently used tasklist
  • F5: Apply warrior layout without making it the default layout
  • F6:
  • F7: Spell-check
  • F8: Not used consistently. It may show up in test, debug, or release versions in various contexts
  • F9: View the file associated with the component. For example, if you use MS Office, F9 on rich text components will start editing your texts in MS Word, and F9 on HTML components will use your default browser to view your HTML texts (see also: Ctrl+F9 for editing files)
  • F11
  • F12: Sleep and learning timeline (Tools : Sleep Chart)

Shift+key

  • Shift+Enter
    • in HTML components: single-spaced new line in HTML (tag <br>); Enter results in double-spacing (tag <p>)
    • in the contents window: View the currently focused element; Enter can also be used if the element does not have children
  • Shift+Tab: Move to the previous option or option group
  • Shift+F2: Search SuperMemo Wiki Help
  • Shift+F3: Search for leeches
  • Shift+F4: Import mail from Windows (Live) Mail (or any other e-mail client supporting EML) or MS Outlook 2000 or later for incremental reading
  • Shift+F12: Backup

Ctrl+key

  • Ctrl+click
    • in text, RTF and spelling components: view the translation
    • in script components: Edit the associated script file
    • in HTML, image, sound, and video components: View the file in the associated application
  • Ctrl+Up: go to the parent of the current element
  • Ctrl+Enter
  • Ctrl+Space
  • Ctrl+]: increase font size
  • Ctrl+[: decrease font size
  • Ctrl+Del
  • Ctrl+Home: in the contents window, go the first element of the knowledge tree
  • Ctrl+End: in the contents window, go to the last element of the knowledge tree
  • Ctrl+F2: Go neural
  • Ctrl+F3: Search the web for the currently selected phrase (Google, Wikipedia, dictionaries, etc.)
  • Ctrl+F5: Restore the default windows layout
  • Ctrl+F6: Next window
  • Ctrl+F7: Set a read-point in an article
  • Ctrl+F8: Download remote images referred to in an HTML component
  • Ctrl+F9: Edit the file associated with the component. For example, Ctrl+F9 on image components will start editing your images in Paint
  • Ctrl+F10: Play again (e.g. to repeat a sound when learning pronunciation)
  • Ctrl+F11
    • Random learning
    • in browser: random test
  • Ctrl+F12: Repair collection
  • Ctrl+A
  • Ctrl+B
  • Ctrl+C: Copy to the clipboard
  • Ctrl+D
  • Ctrl+E
    • in the element window: switch from the presentation mode to the editing mode, or from the editing mode to the drag-and-size mode, or from the dragging mode to the presentation mode
    • in Tools : Plan: edit the currently selected activity
    • in the tasklist manager: edit the currently selected task
  • Ctrl+F
  • Ctrl+G
  • Ctrl+H: Add an HTML note (in-built HTML template)
  • Ctrl+I
    • unlocked SuperMemo: Italic font in text components (if applicable)
    • locked SuperMemo: File : Installation : Input password
  • Ctrl+J: Learning : Reschedule ("Jump interval")
  • Ctrl+K
  • Ctrl+L
  • Ctrl+M
    • Remember, i.e. introduce an element into the learning process; make it memorized
    • in the tasklist manager: memorize the currently selected task
  • Ctrl+N: Add a new article to the current category by pasting the text from the keyboard
  • Ctrl+O
    • File : Reopen collection
    • in the plan: open a plan
  • Ctrl+P: Tools : Plan - plan your daily schedule
  • Ctrl+Q: Import file (in a component)(e.g. to add sound to a sound component)
  • Ctrl+R
  • Ctrl+S
    • Search for texts containing a given string (globally or in registries)
    • in the browser: apply the default sorting criteria to sort the browser (e.g. before review)
    • in the tasklist manager: sort the tasklist for priority
    • in the plan: save changes to the current schedule
  • Ctrl+T
    • Edit next component (e.g. quickly switch between the question and the answer)
    • in the tasklist manager: transfer the currently selected task to another tasklist
    • in the plan: Split the currently selected activity
  • Ctrl+U: Underline font in text components (if applicable)
  • Ctrl+V: Paste from clipboard
  • Ctrl+W: Tools : Workload
  • Ctrl+X: Cut
  • Ctrl+Y: Redo last Undo (in HTML text editing)
  • Ctrl+Z: Undo text editing (same as Alt+Backspace)

Alt+key

  • Alt+\: in the editing mode, delete texts before the cursor
  • Alt+.: Delete texts after the cursor (without references)
  • Alt+Enter: in Tools : Plan: start or end editing an activity
  • Alt+Left arrow
    • in the element window: Back, i.e. revisit a recently visited element
    • in the registry window: Change the registry subset to its immediate superset, if available
  • Alt+Right arrow
    • in the element window: Forward, i.e. move forward on the list of recently visited elements
    • in the registry window: Change to the next registry subset, if available
  • Alt+Backspace: Undo text editing (same as Ctrl+Z)
  • Alt+PgUp: Previous element in the knowledge tree (in the element window)
  • Alt+PgDn: Next element in the knowledge tree (in the element window)
  • Alt+Home: First element in the knowledge tree (in the element window)
  • Alt+End: Last element in the knowledge tree (in the element window)
  • Alt+F1: Add a new task
  • Alt+F4: Close the program (or the currently active dialog box)
  • Alt+F5: Dock toolbars (e.g. to clear the desktop)
  • Alt+F7: Go to the read-point (in text, RTF and HTML components)
  • Alt+F10: Open the context menu of the currently active window (element window, browser, contents window, registry window, etc.)
  • Alt+F11: Random test or Resume random test
  • Alt+F12: Open the component menu of the current component
  • Alt+A: Add new
  • Alt+B: begin the currently selected activity in the plan
  • Alt+C: View the Contents window
  • Alt+D: Duplicate an element
  • Alt+E: Edit menu
  • Alt+F: File menu
  • Alt+G: Cancel grade
  • Alt+H: Help menu
  • Alt+L: Learn menu
  • Alt+N: Edit : Add to category : Note, i.e. add a new note
  • Alt+O: Tools : Options
  • Alt+P: Modify the priority of the current element
  • Alt+Q: Choose a reference label
  • Alt+R
  • Alt+S: Search menu (on the professional level)
  • Alt+T: Edit : Title or Reference : Title depending on the current text selection and the current component type (in the element window)
  • Alt+U: translate all text components in the element window
  • Alt+V: View menu
  • Alt+W: Window menu
  • Alt+X
    • when text is selected in an HTML compononent, it works the same as Reading : Remember extract
    • when there is no text selected but there is a YouTube extract, it will extract it
    • when there is no text selected but there is a picture, it works the same as Image : Extract
  • Alt+Y: provide phonetic transcription to all text components in the element window
  • Alt+Z: Remember cloze

Shift+Ctrl+key

  • Shift+Ctrl+Up arrow: Increase the priority of the element
    • For topics: it will decrease the current value of A-Factor
  • Shift+Ctrl+Down arrow: Decrease the priority of the element
    • For topics: it will increase the current value of A-Factor
  • Shift+Ctrl+Enter
  • Shift+Ctrl+Del: in the element window: Delete the currently displayed element
  • Shift+Ctrl+F2: Impose template
  • Shift+Ctrl+F5: Save as default (window layout)
  • Shift+Ctrl+F6: View source code of HTML and RTF files (in HTML and rich edit components)
  • Shift+Ctrl+F7: Clear a read-point
  • Shift+Ctrl+F8: Process picture
  • Shift+Ctrl+F11
    • Randomize (outstanding) repetitions
    • in browser: randomize the content of the browser
  • Shift+Ctrl+F12: Convert formatted text (in HTML and rich edit components) to plain text
  • Shift+Ctrl+1: Text : Convert : Remove formatting (on the HTML component menu)
  • Shift+Ctrl+A
    • Import web pages or pictures from the currently running instances of Internet Explorer
    • in the plan: archive the current schedule
  • Shift+Ctrl+B
  • Shift+Ctrl+C: File : Copy collection (e.g. for backup purposes)
  • Shift+Ctrl+D: Add to final drill
  • Shift+Ctrl+E: Send element, files, or extract via e-mail
  • Shift+Ctrl+F: Link registry font (in text components)
  • Shift+Ctrl+G: Hide SuperMemo
  • Shift+Ctrl+H: Display repetition history for the currently displayed element in the element window
  • Shift+Ctrl+I: Reading : Ignore (on the component menu)
  • Shift+Ctrl+J: Later today, i.e. schedule the review of the element later today
  • Shift+Ctrl+K: Link registry member
  • Shift+Ctrl+L
    • when editing HTML: Add a bullet to the currently edited text
    • in the browser: Review all
    • in the contents window: Review all
  • Shift+Ctrl+M
  • Shift+Ctrl+O: Edit component order
  • Shift+Ctrl+P: Edit element parameters
  • Shift+Ctrl+Q: Change the way in which the picture is stretched in the image component
  • Shift+Ctrl+R: Force repetition, i.e. execute a repetition mid-interval before its scheduled repetition date
  • Shift+Ctrl+S
    • in the element window: Swap question with answer
    • in the plan: save the schedule template for daily execution
  • Shift+Ctrl+T
    • in the element window: transfer the current element to another collection
    • in the contents window: replicate a branch by transferring copies of its elements to another collection
    • in the tasklist manager: transfer the selected task to another tasklist
  • Shift+Ctrl+U: View source data of the element (i.e. without the applied template)
  • Shift+Ctrl+V: Move current element to a selected knowledge tree branch (Edit : Move)
  • Shift+Ctrl+W: Import from Wikipedia
  • Shift+Ctrl+X: Display the ancestors window with the position of the element in the knowledge tree
  • Shift+Ctrl+Y: Import from YouTube
  • Shift+Ctrl+Space: in the presentation mode, resume subset learning

Ctrl+Alt+key

Shift+Alt+key

  • Shift+Alt+A: Tools : Statistics : Analysis
  • Shift+Alt+H: Reading : Insert : Insert splitline (on the component menu)
  • Shift+Alt+L: Test the repetition cycle (display components as if during learning using their Display at property)
  • Shift+Alt+M: Mercy
  • Shift+Alt+T: Components : Tile components (on the element menu)
  • Shift+Alt+X: Schedule extract and define its priority

Ctrl+Alt+Shift+key

  • Ctrl+Alt+Shift+F12: Move one difficulty level down (see: Ctrl+Alt+F12)