Canvas Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows and Mac

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A list of keyboard shortcuts you can use within Canvas for Windows and Mac.

Canvas keyboard shortcuts for Windows:

  • Ctrl+C: Copy selected content. (Ctrl+C can also abort commands)
  • Ctrl+V: Paste copied content.
  • Ctrl+Shift + V: Paste unformatted content.
  • Ctrl+X: Delete and copy selected content. (good for moving text, files, etc.)
  • Ctrl+A: Select all available content in focus.
  • Ctrl+Z: Undo the previous action.
  • Ctrl+Y: Redo the previous action.
  • Ctrl+S: Save what you’re working on.
  • Ctrl+O: Open a new file.
  • Ctrl+P: Open the print dialog box.
  • Ctrl+F: Open the search tool to find something on the page.
  • Ctrl+R: Refresh the contents on the screen. (only F5 works in some cases)
  • Alt+F4: Close the active program.
  • F11: Enter full-screen mode.
  • Esc: Stop or close a prompt or process.

Canvas keyboard shortcuts for Mac:

  • Cmd+C: Copy selected content.
  • Cmd+V: Paste copied content.
  • Cmd+Shift+Opt+V: Paste unformatted content.
  • Cmd+X: Cut (copy and delete) selected content. (Good for moving content from one place to another)
  • Cmd+A: Select all available content in focus.
  • Cmd+Z: Undo the previous action.
  • Cmd+Y: Redo the previous action. Can also be: Cmd+Shift+Z
  • Cmd+S: Save what you’re working on.
  • Cmd+Shift+S: Save As. Save the current file with a new name and/or location.
  • Cmd+O: Open a new file.
  • Cmd+P: Open the print dialog box.
  • Cmd+F: Open the search tool to find something on the page.
  • Cmd+G: Find again. Find the next occurence of the item previously found.
  • Cmd+R: Refresh the contents on the screen. (only F5 works in some cases)
  • Cmd+Q: Quit the active program.
  • Ctrl+Cmd+F: Enter full-screen mode.
  • Esc: Stop, close, or escape a prompt or process.
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