Convert Text into Normal Onenote Shortcut Mac



To get the most out of Microsoft OneNote, you’ll need to master all Windows and Mac keyboard shortcuts.

Microsoft OneNote is a popular personal information management (PIM) program that allows you to organize your notes into one digital notebook. Clippings from the web, images, movies, audio recordings, scribbles, and much more can be included in these notes. In addition, you can organize your notes into sections and bind them with a notebook.

Convert Text into Normal Onenote Shortcut Mac

OneNote is a sophisticated tool with many useful features that may be accessed fast via keyboard shortcuts.

This collection of OneNote shortcuts for Mac and Windows 10 is extensive. Where applicable, separate parts for Windows and macOS shortcuts are included in the cheat sheet.

Microsoft OneNote Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows and Mac

Shortcut Action
Common Keyboard Shortcuts
Ctrl + M Open a new OneNote Window
Ctrl/Cmd + Z Undo the last action
Ctrl/Cmd + Y Redo the last action
Ctrl/Cmd + A Select all the items on a current page (to expand the selection, press the keys again)
Ctrl/Cmd + X Cut the selected text or item
Ctrl/Cmd + C Copy the selected text or item to the clipboard
Ctrl/Cmd + V Paste the contents of the clipboard
Ctrl/Cmd + K Insert a hyperlink
Ctrl/Cmd + B Apply or remove bold formatting
Ctrl/Cmd + I Apply or remove italics formatting
Ctrl/Cmd + U Apply or remove underline formatting
Ctrl/Cmd + Alt/Option + 1…6 Apply heading style from 1 to 6 of the current note
Ctrl/Cmd + Period Begin a bulleted list
Ctrl/Cmd + / Begin a numbered (sorted) list
Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + N Clear all the formatting applied to the selected text
Ctrl/Cmd + L Left-align the selected paragraph
Ctrl/Cmd + R Right-align the selected paragraph
Ctrl/Cmd + O Open a OneNote notebook
Ctrl/Cmd + T Create a new section
Ctrl/Cmd + N Create a new notebook page
Ctrl + Shift + G Move keyboard focus to the section list
Ctrl + G View the list of notebooks
Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + T Select the page title
Ctrl/Cmd + P Print the current page
Page Up Scroll up in the current page
Page Down Scroll down in the current page
Tab Increase the indent by one level
Shift + Tab Decrease the indent by one level
Ctrl/Cmd + 1 Mark or clear the To Do tag
Ctrl/Cmd + 2, 3, 4, and 5 Mark or clear the Important, Question, Remember for Later, and Definition tag
Tab key, after typing a new line of text Create a table
Tab key Create another column in a table with a single row
Enter/Return Create another row when at the end cell of a table
Ctrl/Cmd + Enter/Return Insert a row below the current row in a table
Alt/Option + Enter/Return Create another paragraph in the same cell in a table
Shift + Enter/Return Insert a line break
Ctrl/Cmd + S Synchronize the current notebook
Ctrl/Cmd + Alt/Option + L Lock all password-protected sections
Windows Specific Shortcuts
Home / End Move to the beginning or end of the line
Ctrl + Left / Right arrow key Move one word to the left or right
Backspace / Delete Delete one character to the left or right
Ctrl + Backspace / Delete Delete one word to the left or right
Ctrl + Down / Up key Go the next or previous paragraph
Alt + Shift + Right / Left arrow key Increase or decrease the paragraph indent
Alt + Shift + Up / Down key Move the selected paragraph up or down
Ctrl + Shift + H Highlight the selected text
Ctrl + Shift + C / V Copy or Paste the formatting of the selected text
Ctrl + Hyphen (-) Apply or remove strikethrough formatting
Ctrl + Shift + Equals sign (=) Apply or remove superscript formatting
Ctrl + Equals sign (=) Apply or remove subscript formatting
Alt + Equals sign (=) Start a math equation or convert the selected text to math equation
Windows logo key + Period Insert emoji or symbol
Alt + Shift + Plus sign (+) / Minus sign (-) Expand or collapse an outline (you can selectively expand or collapse the outline at each level)
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + N Create a new subpage below the current page
Ctrl + Alt + M Move or Copy page to another location
Ctrl + Alt + G Move keyboard focus to the page list
Up or Down key / Ctrl + Page Up or Down After moving keyboard focus to the page list, press these keys to switch between pages
Ctrl + Tab Go the next section
Ctrl + Shift + Tab Go to the previous section
Alt + Shift + Up / Down key Move the selected page tab up or down
Ctrl + Home / End Scroll to the top or bottom of the current page
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + Plus sign (+) / Minus sign (-) Zoom in or out
Ctrl + Alt + A / S Create or Stop the recording
Ctrl + Alt + P Play the selected audio recording
Alt + Shift + D Insert the current date
Alt + Shift + F Insert the current date and time
Ctrl + Alt + R Create a column to the right of the current column in a table
Ctrl + E Open a search to search all currently opened notebooks
F9 Synchronize all notebooks
F6 Jump between the tab bar, navigation pane, and the page canvas
Left or Right arrow keys Move between the tabs on a ribbon (Home, Insert, Draw, and more)
Spacebar or Enter Perform the currently selected ribbon command (when the selection is over Navigation button, press Spacebar to enlarge the OneNote canvas)
Alt + Down arrow key Go to the next note container
Ctrl + Shift + M Insert the author name and last modified time stamp
Windows logo key + Shift + S Copy a screen clipping to the clipboard
macOS Specific Shortcuts
Cmd + Left / Right arrow key Move to the beginning or end of the line
Option + Left / Right arrow key Move one word to the left or right
Delete / Fn + Delete Delete one character to the left or right
Option + Backspace / Delete Delete one word to the left or right
Option + Down / Up key Go to the next or previous paragraph
Cmd + ] / [ Increase or decrease the paragraph indent
Option + Cmd + Up / Down Move the selected paragraphs up or down
Ctrl + Cmd + H Highlight the selected text
Option + Cmd + C / V Copy or Paste the formatting of the selected text
Ctrl + Cmd + Hyphen (-) Apply or remove strikethrough formatting
Option + Shift + Cmd + Equals sign (=) Apply or remove superscript formatting
Option + Cmd + Equals sign (=) Apply or remove subscript formatting
Ctrl + Equals sign (=) Start a math equation or convert the selected text to math equation
Ctrl + Cmd + Spacebar Insert emoji or symbols
Ctrl + Shift + Plus sign (+) / Minus sign (-) Expand or collapse the outline (you can selectively expand or collapse outline at each level)
Cmd + N then Option + Cmd + ] Create a new subpage below the current page
Cmd + Shift + C / M Copy or Move page to another location
Ctrl + Cmd + G Move keyboard focus to the page list
Up or Down key / Cmd + Page Up or Down After moving keyboard focus to the page list, press these keys to switch between pages
Cmd + Shift + } Go to the next section
Cmd + Shift + { Go to the previous section
Cmd + Option + Up / Down key Move the selected page tab up or down
Cmd + Up / Down Scroll to the top or bottom of the current page
Cmd + Plus sign (+) / Minus sign (-) Zoom in or out
Option + Shift + Cmd + R / S Create or Stop the recording
Option + Shift + Cmd + P Play the selected audio recording
Cmd + D Insert the current date
Cmd + Shift + D Insert the current date and time
Ctrl + Cmd + L / R Create a column to the left or right of the current column in a table
Cmd + Option + F Open a search to search all currently opened notebooks
Shift + Cmd + S Synchronize all notebooks
F6 Jump between the tab bar, navigation pane, and the page canvas (enable F1, F2 as standard function keys in System Preferences)
Tab Move between the tabs on a ribbon
Spacebar Perform the currently selected ribbon command (when the selection is over Navigation button, press Spacebar to enlarge the OneNote canvas)
Press Fn Twice Start dictation
Ctrl + Option + Cmd + L Use Smart Lookup

Conclusion

So, here are some of the most commonly utilized keyboard shortcuts for Onenote users. Of course, more OneNote shortcuts are available, but these are the most crucial ones to get you started. Apart from that, all of your usual text editing and navigation shortcuts will function while editing text.

For example, the Ctrl+arrow keys can assist you in moving word by word. You can also move to the beginning or finish of a line using the Home or End keys. So make use of these shortcuts to boost your productivity.

Convert words to OneNote FAQ: 

How do I convert words to OneNote?

Open the document or file you want to send to OneNote (for example, Microsoft Word for document files or a browser for web pages). Next, select the Print option in the application. From the list of printers, choose to Send to OneNote. Choose Print, and OneNote will open behind your application.

How do I get rid of superscripts in OneNote?

  1. In OneNote for Mac, you may make text superscripts and subscripts.
  2. Select the text to be superscripted or subscripted from the list.
  3. Choose one of the following options: Select Superscript from the Home menu. Alternatively, press + SHIFT + PLUS SIGN.
  4. Click the button or use the keyboard shortcut again to undo the formatting.

What is control K on a Mac?

Press the Control-K keyboard shortcut to delete text between the insertion point and the end of a line or paragraph.



User Question: In OneNote for Mac, how can I make a shortcut?

To add a keyboard shortcut, click the plus symbol. Then, in the Employment menu, select the Office for Mac software you wish to add a keyboard shortcut for (Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft OneNote, Microsoft Outlook).

With a regular keyboard, how can I switch between Windows and Mac?

You can also use the Command key to swap between windows. First, press Command-Tab; a pop-up will display, listing all of the apps that currently have windows open on your computer. To cycle through them, press Tab and then Command. When you’ve illuminated the bone you want to go to, release Command.

Is it possible to use a Windows keyboard on a Mac?

However, the process is straightforward if you want to utilize a Windows keyboard on your Mac. You may use almost any Windows keyboard as long as it connects to the computer via USB or Bluetooth.

Mark Funk
Mark Funk is an experienced information security specialist who works with enterprises to mature and improve their enterprise security programs. Previously, he worked as a security news reporter.