KeyboardShortcuts(7) - SerenityOS man pages

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Keyboard Shortcuts


This is a collection of common keyboard shortcuts in SerenityOS.



Shortcut Action
Super Open the System Menu (navigate via arrow keys)
Super+Space Open Assistant (system search and application launcher)

#Window Management

Shortcut Action
Super+Up Maximize the window
Super+Down Minimize the window (or un-maximize)
Super+Left Snap window to left half of the screen
Super+Right Snap window to right half of the screen
Super+LeftMouseButton Move window (grabbing anywhere within)
Super+RightMouseButton Resize window (in the direction of mouse drag)
F11 Fullscreen mode (only available in some applications)
Alt+Spacebar Open the window's context menu
Super+D Show and hide the Desktop
Alt+Tab Application Switcher (Shift reverses direction)
Super+Number Switch to application in taskbar position 1-9 (or minimize if active)
Ctrl+Alt+Arrows Move Workspace
Shift+Ctrl+Alt+Arrows Move Workspace with the active window

#Common within Applications

Shortcut Action
Ctrl+Z Undo
Ctrl+Shift+Z Redo
Ctrl+A Select All
Ctrl+X Cut
Ctrl+C Copy
Ctrl+V Paste
Ctrl+O Open File
Ctrl+S Save
Ctrl+Shift+S Save As
Ctrl+Shift+A Open Command Palette (a searchable list of available actions)
Alt+Left Go Back
Alt+Right Go Forward
Ctrl+Right Expand Tree Node
Ctrl+Left Collapse Tree Node
F1 Open the application's Manual
Tab Cycle focus within an application
Alt+F4 Quit

#Text Input

Shortcut Action
Ctrl+Alt+Space Emoji Picker
Shift+Alt Hold Shift and press Alt to cycle through keymaps


Shortcut Action
Super+H Highlight Cursor

#See also