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Ipad Pro IOS 11 Keyboard Shortcuts

By Scott Sekinger

12/29/17


Below is a table of the keyboard shortcuts for the iPad Pro. These shorts include general shortcuts, shortcuts for the File App, shortcuts for text based programs, Mail, Contacts, Calender, Notes and Safari.

Before we start it is good to know Cmd (Command) can also represented as the traditional clover symbol .

 

Keyboard Shortcuts to navigate around your iPad.Pro

 

What Shortcut Does

Shortcut Keys

Select all text

Cmd +A

Cuts text

Cmd +X

Copies Text

Cmd +C

Pastes Text

Cmd +V

Undo

Cmd +Z

Redo

Cmd +Shit + Z

App Switcher

Cmd + Tab

System wide search (Spotlight)

Cmd + Space

Navigate to Home

Cmd + Shit + H

Return to Home

Cmd + H

Move cursor one word to the left

Option + Left Arrow

Move cursor one word to the right

Option +Right Arrow

Selects the previous word

Option + Shit +Left Arrow

Selects the next word

Option + Shit +Right Arrow

Takes Screen Shot 

When taking more then one they stack on top of each other. The short cuts are saved to Phot library

Home + Sleep button.

Bring up an apps keyboard shortcuts

Hold Cmd for a couple seconds

Brings up the Dock

Option + Cmd + D



On the onscreen keyboard you can swipe each key down to get the character in gray.

Check out the article below if your interested in creating shortcuts for emojs https://www.cultofmac.com/508633/add-emoji-keyboard-shortcuts-mac-ios/ 


Keyboard Shortcuts are used in the File App.


            What Short Does

Shortcut Keys

Performs a search

Cmd + F

Copy

Cmd+ C

Paste

Cmd V

Delete

Cmd + Backspace

Duplicate

Cmd + D

Select All

Cmd + A

View as icons

Cmd + 1

View as list

Cmd + 2

Create a new folder

Shift + Cmd + N

Shows Recent 

Shift+ Cmd +R

Shows Browse

Shift+Cmd + B

Go to Enclosing folder

Cmd + Up Arrow


Below are shortcuts that work in text related programs like Notes, Mail, Word for IOS.


            What Short Does

Shortcut Keys

Makes text bold

Cmd + B

Underlines text

Cmd + U

Italics text

Cmd + I

Undo last action like deleting text

Cmd + Z

Selects all text

Cmd + A

Selects text

Shift + Arrow Keys

Redo

Cmd +Shit + Z

Copy

Cmd+ C

Paste

Cmd V

Go to the beginning of the document

Cmd + Up Arrow

Go to the end of the document

Cmd + Down Arrow

Go to the beginning of the line

Cmd + Left Arrow

Go to the end of the line

Cmd + Right Arrow

Move cursor one word to the left

Option + Left Arrow

Move cursor one word to the right

Option + Right Arrow

Select previous word

Option + Cmd + Left Arrow

Select next word

Option + Cmd + Right

Go to the bottom of the document

Cmd +

Bring up emoj keys

Tap the Globe button on screen keyboard


Keyboard Shortcuts for Mail


            What Short Does

Shortcut Keys

Create a new email message.

Cmd + N

Reply to the current email message.

Cmd + R

Forward the current email message to someone.

Cmd + Shift + F

Reply to all the people who received the current message.

Cmd + Shift + R

Flag the current message.

Cmd + Shift + L

Mark the current message as junk mail.

Cmd + Shift + J

Mark the current message unread.

Cmd + Shift + U

Retrieve all of your new messages not already downloaded

Cmd + Shift + N

Go to previous message

Cmd + Up Arrow

Go to previous message

Cmd + Down Arrow

Send email 

Cmd + Shift + D

Add Bcc recipients

Cmd + Option + B

Minimize Draft

Cmd + M

Send email

CMD + Shift + D

Delete current message

Delete

Search mailbox

Cmd + Option +F



Keyboard Shortcuts for Calender


            What Short Does

Shortcut Keys

Go to Day View

Cmd + 1

Go to Week View

Cmd + 2

Go to Month View

Cmd + 3

Go to Year View

Cmd + 4

Show today

Cmd + T

Refresh Calender

Cmd + R

Search

Cmd + F

New event

Cmd + N


Keyboard Shortcuts for Contacts


            What Short Does

Shortcut Keys

New Contact entry

Cmd + N

Search

Cmd + F

 

Keyboard Shortcuts for Notes


            What Short Does

Shortcut Keys

Add new note

Cmd + N

Find Note

Cmd + F

Set in title (H1) format

Cmd + Option + T

Set in heading (H2) format

Cmd + Option + H

Add checklist box

Cmd + Option + L

 

Keyboard Shortcuts for Safari


            What Short Does

Shortcut Keys

Opens a new tab

Cmd + T

Close open tab

Cmd + Shift + Tab

Reloads tab

Cmd + R

Opens find

Cmd + F

Goes to the Address Field

Cmd + L

Open Reader mode

Cmd + Shift + R


I hope you find the keyboard shortcuts very useful.