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EndNote for researchers: Keyboard shortcuts


Keyboard shortcuts

Keyboard commands within EndNote

There are a range of keyboard shortcuts to make navigating the EndNote interface faster. A full list of keyboard commands can be found using EndNote help.

Insert selected citation(s) into Word document Alt + 2
Switch to Word Alt + 1
Opens selected references Ctrl + E
Create a new reference Ctrl + N
Close an open reference or library Ctrl + W
Close all open references Ctrl = Shift + W
Open link associated with reference Ctrl + G
Attach a file to a reference Ctrl + Alt + A
Open file attachment associated with a reference Ctrl + Alt + P
Edit a reference Enter
Edit next reference Ctrl + PageDown
Edit previous reference Ctrl + PageUp
Copy the formatted citation for a reference Ctrl + K
Open the Search Panel (search within EndNote) Ctrl + F
Show all references in library Ctrl + M
Check spelling Ctrl + Y
Selects the previous field Shift + Tab
Move between reference fields Tab
To select more than one reference Ctrl + Click
Selects a range of references Shift + Click
Open EndNote help F1
Quit EndNote Ctrl + Q

Keyboard commands for Word

These keyboard commands are available when you use Cite While You Write with Microsoft Word.

Cite While You Write Command Key Command
Insert Citation Alt + 7
Go to EndNote Alt + 1
Edit Citation(s) Alt + 6
Edit Library References from Citation Alt + 5
Configure Bibliography Alt + 3