Keyboard Shortcuts

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)

This help article abbreviates the names of two keys:

Cmd — Command

Opt — Option

General

These keyboard shortcuts are available throughout macOS.

Cmd+C — Copy

Cmd+H — Hide windows

Cmd+M — Minimize

Cmd+P — Open Print/Export panel

Cmd+Q — Quit Active App

Cmd++ — Zoom in

Cmd+- — Zoom out

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

 

Verbum-Specific

These keyboard shortcuts are specific to Verbum. 

Backspace — Clear Page in Drawing Mode

Caps Lock — Toggles the Keyboard Selector between the default language and an original language

Cmd+ Enter — In a Bible Search: Opens the selected Bible to the displayed verse

Cmd+ Delete — In a Bible Search: Removes the selected Bible from displayed results

Cmd+D — Add current location to Favorites

Cmd+F — Find (in this panel)

Cmd+G — Go to reference box of current resource/guide

Cmd+K — Apply Highlighting

Cmd+L — Show Library

Cmd+O — Open/close Documents menu

Cmd+R — Read Aloud

Cmd+W — Close current panel

Cmd+ Y — Open History Tool

Cmd+[ — Back in History

Cmd+] — Forward in History

Cmd+ — Go to next window (moves between floating windows and main window)

Cmd+19 — Navigate to Quick Link (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

Ctrl+Cmd+ Space — Toggle between keyboards in the Keyboard Selector

Ctrl+Tab — Go to next tab

Ctrl+Shift+Tab — Go to previous tab

Esc — Dismiss / Exit Drawing mode / Exit Find box

F4 (requires Logos Pro Early Access) — Toggle the application theme between Light and Dark mode

F7 — Quick comparison of the active verse/selected text

Left arrow — Navigate to previous parallel book

Right arrow — Navigate to next parallel book

Opt+Cmd+ B — Open Copy Bible Verses tool in a floating window

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 — Enter Full Screen View

Opt+Cmd+W — Close all panels

Opt+Shift+Cmd+F — Dock panel or tab

Opt+Shift+Cmd+19 — Set Quick Link (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 Books on/off

Shift+Cmd+N — Copy this panel to a new tab

Shift+Cmd+P — Columns (paged view)

Shift+Cmd+ R — Show/Hide Interlinear Pane

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 in the list of tabs

Shift+Cmd+[ — Go to previous tab in the list of tabs

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 book

Shift+Cmd+Left arrow — Go to previous equivalent book

Shift+Spacebar — Page Up in a book

Spacebar — Page Down in a book

 

Text Editor

The following shortcuts apply to the Notes text editor.

Cmd+A — Select All

Cmd+B — Bold

Cmd+C — Copy

Cmd+I — Italic

Cmd+K — Insert Hyperlink

Cmd+U — Underline

Cmd+V — Paste

Cmd+X — Cut

Cmd+Z — Undo

Cmd+Shift+U — Toggle Strikethrough (not currently supported)

Cmd+Shift+Z — Redo

 

Copy Bible Verses

Shift+Cmd+J — Global shortcut to activate the Copy Bible Verses service on macOS. This service causes the Copy Bible Verses tool to open in a floating window from any macOS application (if Verbum 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+Spacebar — Activate window menu

Ctrl+= — Zoom in

Ctrl+- — Zoom out

Ctrl+A — Select all

Ctrl+C — Copy

Ctrl+P — Opens the Print/Export dialog

Ctrl+T — Open new tab

Ctrl+V — Paste

Ctrl+X — Cut

Ctrl+Y — Redo

Ctrl+Z — Undo

Ctrl+Tab — Go to next tab

Ctrl+Shift+Tab — Go to previously accessed tab

Del — Delete

F5 — Refresh

 

Verbum-Specific

These keyboard shortcuts are specific to Verbum. 

Alt+A — Open/close Layouts

Alt+D — Go to Command Box

Alt+G — Open/close Guides menu

Alt+H — Open/close Home Page

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+Backspace — Undo

Alt+Enter — Clear and focus Passage List Reference box

Alt+Enter — In a Bible Search: Opens the selected Bible to the displayed verse

Alt+ Ctrl+Left Arrow — In a Bible Search: Moves the selected Bible to the left

Alt+ Ctrl+Right Arrow — In a Bible Search: Moves the selected Bible to the right

Alt+Home — Go to Home Page (from a floating window)

Alt+Up Arrow — Go to previous verse, chapter, article, etc.

Alt+Down Arrow — Go to next verse, chapter, article, etc

Alt+- — Activate panel menu

Caps Lock — Toggles the Keyboard Selector between the default language and an original language

Ctrl+Alt+Space — Toggle between keyboards in the Keyboard Selector

Ctrl+D — Add current location to Favorites

Ctrl+E — Expand all timeline groups

Ctrl+F — Find / Filter (in this panel)

Ctrl+G — Go to navigation box for the current resource/guide

Ctrl+H — Open History

Ctrl+K — Apply highlighting

Ctrl+L — Open Library in a floating window

Ctrl+ R — Read Aloud

Ctrl+W — Close panel

Ctrl+Enter — Search for [word, “phrase”] in Top Bibles (after typing search term in Command Box)

Ctrl+F4 — Close current panel

Ctrl+F6 — Switch keyboard focus to next panel

Ctrl+F11 — Float a panel

Ctrl+Left arrow — Navigate to previous parallel book (use this if current resource has a horizontal scrollbar)

Ctrl+Right arrow — Navigate to next parallel book (use this if current resource has a horizontal scrollbar)

Ctrl+Page Down — Switch to next tab in the list of tabs

Ctrl+Page Up — Switch to previous tab in the list of tabs

Ctrl+Alt+C — Copy location as [URL] [HTML] [L4] [WIKI] [RL]

Ctrl+Shift+Enter — Search for [word, “phrase”] in Entire Library (after typing search term in Command Box)

Ctrl+Shift+ C - Show/Hide Table of Contents

Ctrl+Shift+ F - Show/Hide Inline Search

Ctrl+Shift+ I - Open Resource Information Panel

Ctrl+Shift+ K - Erase highlighting

Ctrl+Shift+ L - Show/Hide Locator Bar

Ctrl+Shift+M - Toggles Multiple Resources on/off

Ctrl+Shift+N — Copy current panel to a new tab

Ctrl+Shift+ R — Show/Hide Interlinear Pane

Ctrl+Shift+S — Open Search (from a floating window)

Ctrl+Shift+T — Reopen last closed tab

Ctrl+Shift+W — Close all panels

Ctrl+Shift+F6 — Switch keyboard focus to previous panel

Ctrl+Shift+F11 — Dock a panel

Ctrl+Shift+19 — Set Quick Link (1–9)

Ctrl+Shift+l eft — Previous equivalent book

Ctrl+Shift+right — Next equivalent book

Delete — In a Bible Search: Removes the selected Bible from displayed results

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

F4 (requires Logos Pro Early Access) — Toggle the application theme between Light and Dark mode

F7 — Quick comparison of the active verse/selected text

F8 — Enter drawing mode or clear drawing

F10 — Go to menu bar (then press Enter key to open or activate)

F11 — Enter Full Screen view

Right arrow — Navigate to next parallel book

Left arrow — Navigate to previous parallel book

Shift+Spacebar — Page Up in a book

Spacebar — Page Down in a book

Text Editor

The following shortcuts apply to the Notes text editor.

Ctrl+A — Select All

Ctrl+B — Bold

Ctrl+C — Copy

Ctrl+I — Italic

Ctrl+K — Insert Hyperlink

Ctrl+M — Increase Indent

Ctrl+U — Underline

Ctrl+V — Paste

Ctrl+X — Cut

Ctrl+Y — Redo

Ctrl+Z — Undo

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 Verbum is running).

 

Notes Tool

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

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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