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

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+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:
  • 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)