Keyboard Shortcuts

Box provides keyboard shortcuts to quickly navigate our web application.

 

For actions related to an item, select the item before pressing the shortcut. You can view a list of all keyboard shortcuts in the web application by pressing Shift?

 

Item Actions:

+ c / Ctrl + c Copy selected items
+ v / Ctrl + v Paste copied items in current folder
+ x / Ctrl + x Cut selected items
Shift + d  Download selected items
Shift + m  Move selected items
Shift + s  Share selected item
Shift + c  Invite collaborators to selected item
Shift + r  Rename selected item
Enter  Open selected item

 

Item Selection:

Select previous item
Select next item
Shift + x Select current item
Shift + Add previous item to current selection
Shift + Add next item to current selection
+ a / Ctrl + a Select all
Esc Deselect all

 

Navigation:

/ Jump to search field
] Next page
[  Previous page
Shift + g, then Shift + a Go to All Files page
Shift + g, then Shift + f Go to Favorites page
Shift + g, then Shift + m Go to Messages page
Shift + g, then Shift + c Go to Collaborators page
Shift + g, then Shift + s Go to Synced page
Shift + g, then Shift + t Go to Trash page

 

Other:

Shiftb Create new bookmark
Shift + n Create new folder
Shift + v Switch between grid view and list view

 

Box Notes Shortcuts

To open a list of available keyboard shortcuts in Box Notes: 
  • On a Mac, press Command and /
  • On a PC, press Control and /

⌘/Ctrl + <

Decrease font size

⌘/Ctrl  + >

Increase font size

⌘/Ctrl  + E

Center text

⌘/Ctrl  + J

Left align text

⌘/Ctrl  + + X

Check/uncheck checklist item

⌘/Ctrl  + + O

Show/hide comments

⌘/Ctrl  + + U

Show/hide sidebar

⌘/Ctrl  + + 1

View recent notes

⌘/Ctrl  + + 2

View favorites

⌘/Ctrl  + + 6

Toggle checklist

⌘/Ctrl  + + 7

Toggle numbered list

⌘/Ctrl  + + 8

Toggle bulleted list
⌘/Ctrl  + + 9

Strikethrough

⌘/Ctrl  + + N Create note
⌘/Ctrl  + + A Add annotation
⌘/Ctrl  + K Add hyperlink
⌘/Ctrl Z Undo
⌘/Ctrl / Toggle keyboard shortcut legend
⌘/Ctrl + + + B Play Battle Notes


Box Drive Shortcuts

To search your entire Box account with Box Drive, you can use the following keyboard shortcuts: 

  • For Mac: ctrl + option + cmd + space
  • For Windows: ctrl + alt + shift + b
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