A visual cheat-sheet for the 17 keyboard shortcuts found in the Obsidian knowledge base app.

#Keyboard Shortcuts

#Default Shortcuts

Shortcut Action
Ctrl S Save a file in the editor
Ctrl N Create a new note
Ctrl P Open the command palette
Ctrl O Open the quick switcher
Ctrl Shift F Search in all files
Ctrl G Open the graph view
Ctrl Alt Left Navigate backwards
Ctrl Alt Right Navigate forwards
Ctrl F Search the current file
Ctrl E Toggle edit or preview mode
Ctrl , Open settings


Shortcut Action
Ctrl B Bold selected text
Ctrl I Italic selected text
Ctrl K Insert an external link
Ctrl ] Indent
Ctrl [ Unindent
Alt Enter Jump into the selected backlink

#Also see