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Keyboard Shortcuts

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Keyboard Shortcuts (Mac)

Keyboard Shortcuts (Windows)

Notes Tool


Keyboard shortcuts can provide a significant time-savings over using your mouse. To speed-up tasks you do regularly, try some of the keyboard shortcuts listed below.  

 

Keyboard Shortcuts (Mac)

General

These keyboard shortcuts are available throughout macOS.

  • Cmd+C — Copy
  • Cmd+H — Hide windows
  • Cmd+M — Minimize
  • Cmd+P — Print
  • Cmd+Q — Quit Logos
  • Cmd+V — Paste
  • Cmd+W — Close
  • Cmd+X — Cut
  • Cmd+Z — Undo
  • Cmd+Tab — Unhide windows
  • Shift+Cmd+G — Opens the “Go to Folder” window (use this to open hidden folders)
  • Shift+Cmd+Z — Redo

 

Logos-Specific

These keyboard shortcuts are specific to Logos. 

  • Backspace — Clear Page in Drawing Mode
  • Cmd+D — Add current location to Favorites
  • Cmd+F — Find (in this panel)
  • Cmd+K — Apply Highlighting
  • Cmd+L — Show Library
  • Cmd+O — Open/close Documents menu
  • Cmd+P — Open Print/Export panel
  • Cmd+R — Read Aloud
  • Cmd+W — Close current panel
  • Cmd+[ — Back in History
  • Cmd+] — Forward in History
  • Cmd+‘ — Go to next window (moves between floating windows and main window)
  • Cmd+1...9 — Navigate to Bookmark (1-9)
  • Cmd+F8 — Enter Drawing Mode (on some keyboards, Fn-Cmd-F8 may be necessary)
  • Cmd+Down arrow — End (e.g., last article)
  • Cmd+Up arrow — Home (e.g., title page)
  • Cmd+T — Open new tab
  • Cmd+Shift+T — Reopen last closed tab
  • Ctrl+Tab — Go to next tab
  • Ctrl+Shift+Tab — Go to previous tab
  • Esc — Dismiss / Exit Drawing mode / Exit Find box
  • F7 — Quick comparison of the active verse/selected text
  • Left arrow — Navigate to previous parallel resource
  • Right arrow — Navigate to next parallel resource
  • Opt+Cmd+C — Copy location as [URL] [HTML] [L4] [Wiki] [RL]
  • Opt+Cmd+F — Open panel in floating window
  • Opt+Cmd+L — Focus Command bar
  • Opt+Cmd+R — Show Reading View
  • Opt+Cmd+W — Close all panels
  • Opt+Shift+Cmd+F — Dock panel or tab
  • Opt+Shift+Cmd+1...9 —  Set Bookmark (1-9)
  • Shift+Cmd+C — Show/Hide Table of Contents
  • Shift+Cmd+E — Replace a reference typed into an app that uses Services with the passage
  • Shift+Cmd+F — Show/Hide Inline Search
  • Shift+Cmd+H — Show Home
  • Shift+Cmd+I – Show Resource Information
  • Shift+Cmd+K — Erase Highlighting
  • Shift+Cmd+L — Show/Hide Locator Bar
  • Shift+Cmd+M — Toggle Multiple Resources on/off
  • Shift+Cmd+N — Copy this panel to a new tab
  • Shift+Cmd+P — Columns (paged view)
  • Shift+Cmd+S — Open Search
  • Shift+Cmd+T – Reopen last closed tab
  • Shift+Cmd+Opt+V — Paste without formatting
  • Shift+Cmd+’ — Go to previous window (moves between floating windows and main window)
  • Shift+Cmd+] — Go to next tab
  • Shift+Cmd+[ — Go to previous tab
  • Shift+Cmd+Down arrow — Go to next verse, chapter, article, etc.
  • Shift+Cmd+Up arrow — Go to previous verse, chapter, article, etc.
  • Shift+Cmd+Right arrow — Go to next equivalent resource
  • Shift+Cmd+Left arrow — Go to previous equivalent resource
  • Shift+Spacebar — Page Up in a resource
  • Spacebar — Page Down in a resource 

 

Text Editor

The following shortcuts apply to the Notes text editor.

  • Cmd+A — Select All
  • Cmd+B — Bold
  • Cmd+C — Copy
  • Cmd+E — Align Center
  • Cmd+I — Italic
  • Cmd+K — Insert Hyperlink
  • Cmd+L — Align Left
  • Cmd+] — Increase Indent (in lists only)
  • Cmd+[ — Decrease Indent (in lists only)
  • Cmd+R — Align Right
  • Cmd+U — Underline
  • Cmd+V — Paste
  • Cmd+X — Cut
  • Cmd+Z — Undo
  • Cmd+. — Bulleted list
  • Cmd+/ — Numbered list
  • Cmd+= — Subscript
  • Cmd+Shift++ — Superscript
  • Cmd+Shift+F — Change Font Family
  • Cmd+Shift+P — Change Font Size
  • Cmd+Shift+K — Toggle Small Caps
  • Cmd+Shift+U — Toggle Strikethrough (not currently supported)
  • Cmd+Shift+Z — Redo

 

Copy Bible Verses

  • Opt+Cmd+B  — Global shortcut to open Copy Bible Verses tool in a floating window from any macOS application (if Logos is running).
  • Shift+Cmd+J — Global shortcut to open Copy Bible Verses tool in a floating window from any macOS application that use Services (if Logos is running).

 

Keyboard Shortcuts (Windows)

 

General

These keyboard shortcuts are available throughout the Windows OS.

  • Alt+left arrow  — Go back
  • Alt+right arrow  — Go forward
  • Alt+F4  — Close program
  • Alt+space  — Activate window menu
  • Ctrl+=  — Zoom in
  • Ctrl+-  — Zoom out
  • Ctrl+A  — Select all
  • Ctrl+C  — Copy
  • Ctrl+P — Opens the Print/Export dialog
  • Ctrl+Tab  — Go to next tab
  • Ctrl+T  — Open new tab
  • Ctrl+V  — Paste
  • Ctrl+X  — Cut
  • Ctrl+Y  — Redo
  • Ctrl+Z  — Undo
  • Del  — Delete
  • F5  — Refresh

 

Logos-Specific

These keyboard shortcuts are specific to Logos. 

  • Alt+-  — Activate panel menu
  • Alt+Bksp  — Undo
  • Alt+A — Open/close Layouts
  • Alt+D — Go to Command Box
  • Alt+down  — Next
  • Alt+Enter  — Clear and focus Passage List Reference box
  • Alt+G  — Open/close Guides menu
  • Alt+H  — Open/close Home Page
  • Alt+Home  — Go to Home Page (from a floating window)
  • Alt+L  — Open/close Library
  • Alt+O  — Open/close Documents menu
  • Alt+P  — Open/close Help menu
  • Alt+S  — Open Search panel
  • Alt+T  — Open/close Tools menu
  • Alt+up  — Previous
  • Ctrl+right arrow  — Navigate to next parallel resource (use this if current resource has a horizontal scrollbar)
  • Ctrl+left arrow  — Navigate to previous parallel resource (use this if current resource has a horizontal scrollbar)
  • Ctrl+Page Up  — Switch to previous tab
  • Ctrl+Page Down  — Switch to next tab
  • Ctrl+Alt+C  — Copy location as [URL] [HTML] [L4] [WIKI] [RL]
  • Ctrl+Enter — Search for [word, “phrase”] in Top Bibles (after typing search term in  Command Box
  • Ctrl+Shift+Enter — Search for [word, “phrase”] in Entire Library (after typing search term in Command Box
  • Ctrl+D — Add current location to Favorites
  • Ctrl+E  — Expand all timeline groups
  • Ctrl+F  — Find / Filter (in this panel)
  • Ctrl+F4  — Close current panel
  • Ctrl+F6  — Switch keyboard focus to next panel
  • Ctrl+Shift+F6  — Switch keyboard focus to previous panel
  • Ctrl+F11  — Float a panel
  • Ctrl+Shift+F11  — Dock a panel
  • Ctrl+G  — Go to reference box of current resource/guide
  • Ctrl+H — Open History
  • Ctrl+Shift+I — Open Resource Information Panel
  • Ctrl+K — Apply highlighting
  • Ctrl+Shift+K — Erase highlighting
  • Ctrl+L — Open Library in a floating window
  • Ctrl+Shift+M - Toggles Multiple Resources on/off
  • Ctrl+Shift+1...9  — Set Bookmark (1-9)
  • Ctrl+Shift+left  — Previous equivalent resource
  • Ctrl+Shift+right  — Next equivalent resource
  • Ctrl+Shift+N  — Copy current panel to a new tab
  • Ctrl+Shift+S  — Open Search (from a floating window)
  • Ctrl+Shift+Tab  — Go to previous tab
  • Ctrl+Shift+T  — Reopen last closed tab
  • Ctrl+W  — Close panel
  • Ctrl+Shift+W  — Close all panels
  • Esc  — Dismiss (or exit drawing mode)
  • F1  — Help
  • F2  — Rename the current item
  • F3  — Navigate to next Find hit
  • Shift+F3  — Navigate to previous Find hit
  • F7  — Quick comparison of the active verse/selected text
  • F8  — Enter drawing mode or clear drawing
  • F9  — Explain current screen
  • F10  — Go to menu bar (then press Enter key to open or activate)
  • F11  — Toggle Show reading view (available in all panels)
  • Right arrow  — Navigate to next parallel resource
  • Left arrow  — Navigate to previous parallel resource
  • Shift+Spacebar  — Page Up in a resource
  • Spacebar  — Page Down in a resource

 

Text Editor

The following shortcuts apply to the Notes text editor.

  • Ctrl+A  — Select All
  • Ctrl+B  — Bold
  • Ctrl+C  — Copy
  • Ctrl+E  — Align Center
  • Ctrl+I  — Italic
  • Ctrl+K  — Insert Hyperlink
  • Ctrl+L  — Align Left
  • Ctrl+M  — Increase Indent
  • Ctrl+R  — Align Right
  • Ctrl+U  — Underline
  • Ctrl+V  — Paste
  • Ctrl+X  — Cut
  • Ctrl+Y  — Redo
  • Ctrl+Z  — Undo
  • Ctrl+.  — Bulleted List
  • Ctrl+/  — Numbered List
  • Ctrl+=  — Subscript
  • Ctrl+Shift++  — Superscript
  • Ctrl+Shift+F  — Change Font Family
  • Ctrl+Shift+P  — Change Font Size
  • Ctrl+Shift+K  — Toggle Small Caps
  • Ctrl+Shift+U  — Toggle Strikethrough
  • Ctrl+Shift+M  — Decrease Indent

 

Copy Bible Verses

Ctrl+Alt+B  — Global shortcut to open Copy Bible Verses tool in a floating window from any Windows application (if Logos is running).

 

Notes Tool

Use the following shortcut keys with your text selected, to quickly add or remove annotations:

  • N – Creates a new note and opens the Notes Tool.
  • H – Applies the last used highlighting style (i.e. it behaves like CTRL/CMD+K).
  • R – Removes annotations.

 

Additional Resources

Logos Wiki: Keyboard Shortcuts for macOS

Logos Wiki: Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows

 

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