Keyboard shortcuts

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Please note that some shortcuts may not work in versions distributed for non-English markets. This is to make sure that the shortcuts do not interfere with some keyboard functions in national Windows releases.

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)
  • Ctrl+Shift+Click - drag component to ClipBox
  • Alt+Click - switch components (or element) between presentation, editing and dragging

Single keys

Function keys

  • F1 - Context 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 - Filter HTML or RTF source (e.g. to remove formatting that makes Incremental reading difficult)
  • F7 - Spell-check
  • 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)
  • F10 - switch to the main menu (and the toolbar dock, if visible)
  • F11 - Random review or Random change (in a registry or browser)
  • F12 - Sleep and learning timeline (Tools : Timeline)

Shift+key

  • Shift+click - Drag the clicked component to the Component ClipBox
  • 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 has not children
  • Shift+Tab - Move to the previous option or option group
  • Shift+F1 - Context help
  • Shift+F2 - Search SuperMemo Wiki Help
  • Shift+F3 - Search for leeches
  • Shift+F4 - Import mail from MS Outlook for Incremental reading
  • Shift+F12 - Quick backup

Ctrl+key

  • Ctrl+click
    • in text, RTF and spelling components: view the translation
    • in script components: Edit the 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
    • in the contents window: browse the elements belonging to the branch in focus (or selected branches, if more than one selected)
    • in the Element window: browse all descendants of the current element
    • in the browser window: display the currently selected element in the element window
  • Ctrl+] - increase font size
  • Ctrl+[ - decrease font size
  • Ctrl+Del - Delete the current component
  • Ctrl+F1 - Context help
  • Ctrl+F2 - Execute the final drill
  • 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
  • Ctrl+F12 - Repair collection
  • Ctrl+A - Select All (in text components)
  • Ctrl+B
  • Ctrl+C - Copy to the clipboard
  • Ctrl+D
  • Ctrl+E
    • in the element window: enter the editing mode
    • in Tools : Plan: edit the currently selected activity
  • Ctrl+F - Find elements (in the main window) or Find (in other windows)
  • Ctrl+G
  • Ctrl+H - Add an HTML note (in-built HTML template)
  • Ctrl+I - Italic font
  • Ctrl+J - Learning : Reschedule ("Jump interval")
  • Ctrl+K
  • Ctrl+L - Learn
  • Ctrl+M - Remember, i.e. introduce an element into the learning process; make it memorized
  • Ctrl+O - File : Reopen collection
  • 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
    • in the element window: Forget - reset the learning process of an element and move it back to the pending queue
    • in the Find elements dialog: restore the parameters of the most recently executed search
  • Ctrl+S
    • Search for texts containing a given string (globally or in registries)
    • in the browser, Sort : For Review
  • Ctrl+T
    • Edit next component (e.g. quickly switch between the question and the answer)
    • Split activity in Tools : Plan
  • Ctrl+U - Underline font
  • Ctrl+V - Paste from clipboard
  • Ctrl+W - Tools : Workload
  • Ctrl+X - Cut
  • Ctrl+Y - Redo in HTML
  • Ctrl+Z - Undo text editing (same as Alt+Backspace)

Alt+key

  • Alt+Enter - in Tools : Plan: start or end editing an activity
  • Alt+Left
    • 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
    • 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+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 window, 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+C - View the Contents window
  • Alt+E - Edit menu
  • Alt+F
    • in the browser: find text in tiles of elements stored in the browser
    • elsewhere: open the 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 menu
  • Alt+P - Modify the priority of the current element
  • Alt+R
  • Alt+Q - Reference label
  • 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 - Increase the priority of the element
    • For items - it will decrease the current value of the requested forgetting index
    • For topics - it will decrease the current value of A-Factor
  • Shift+Ctrl+Down - Decrease the priority of the element
    • For items - it will increase the current value of the requested forgetting index
    • 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+F3 - Show the references marked in the current article
  • 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 the browser window: randomize the content of the browser
  • Shift+Ctrl+F12 - Convert RTF text (rich text components) to plain text
  • Shift+Ctrl+1 - Text : deHTML-ize
  • Shift+Ctrl+A - Import web pages or pictures from the currently running instances of Internet Explorer
  • Shift+Ctrl+B
    • in the Registry window: Generate registry subset from the currently selected registry members
    • in the Tasklist manager: Browse all tasks in a given tasklist
    • in the contents window and in browsers: Compute statistics for a selected set of elements
  • Shift+Ctrl+C - 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) or Change font (in RTF components)
  • Shift+Ctrl+H - Display the repetition history window
  • Shift+Ctrl+I - Input password to unlock the program running in the demo mode
  • Shift+Ctrl+J - Later today, i.e. schedule the review of the element later today
  • Shift+Ctrl+K - Link registry member to the current component (or just view the member in the registry along with associated information, e.g. file path, file size, etc.). Same as Links : Registry member on the component menu
  • Shift+Ctrl+L - Test repetition cycle
  • Shift+Ctrl+M
  • in the element window: Apply a template to the element
  • in the contents window: Apply a template to the element currently visible in the element window
  • in the browser window: Apply a template to the element currently visible in the element window
  • Shift+Ctrl+O - Edit component order
  • Shift+Ctrl+P - Edit element parameters
  • Shift+Ctrl+Q - Switch the image component display method
  • Shift+Ctrl+R - Force repetition, i.e. execute a repetition mid-interval before its scheduled repetition date
  • Shift+Ctrl+S - Swap question with answer (in the element window)
  • Shift+Ctrl+T - Transfer the current element to another collection
  • 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

Ctrl+Alt+key

  • Ctrl+Alt+Up - Drag up all components in dragging mode (in the element window)
  • Ctrl+Alt+Left - Drag left all components in dragging mode (in the element window)
  • Ctrl+Alt+Right - Drag right all components in dragging mode (in the element window)
  • Ctrl+Alt+Down - Drag down all components in dragging mode (in the element window)
  • Ctrl+Alt+A - Add a new task
  • Ctrl+Alt+C - Select a category
  • Ctrl+Alt+D - Duplicate an element
  • Ctrl+Alt+E - Add a new e-mail task
  • Ctrl+Alt+H - Edit : Add to category : HTML file
  • Ctrl+Alt+I - mark text as ignored (in HTML components)
  • Ctrl+Alt+L
  • Ctrl+Alt+M - Save the current element as the default template for the current category
  • Ctrl+Alt+N - Add a new article to the current category
  • Ctrl+Alt+O - Tools : Options
  • Ctrl+Alt+P - Postpone repetitions in the current branch
  • Ctrl+Alt+R - Add an article from the clipboard to the reading list
  • Ctrl+Alt+Q - Add a pronunciation pair
  • Ctrl+Alt+S - Save file associated with the component locally (i.e. on your hard disk)
  • Ctrl+Alt+T
  • Ctrl+Alt+X - Open the text registry
  • Ctrl+Alt+Y - Layouts manager
  • Ctrl+Alt+Z - Convert text to capitalized lower-case
  • Ctrl+Alt+Enter - Collapse the current branch (in the contents window)
  • Ctrl+Alt+F10 - Show or hide the background behind SuperMemo
  • Ctrl+Alt+F11 - Show or hide the toolbars window
  • Ctrl+Alt+F12 - Move one difficulty level up (see: Ctrl+Alt+Shift+F12)

Shift+Alt+key

  • Shift+Alt+A - Analysis
  • Shift+Alt+M - Mercy
  • Shift+Alt+T - 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)