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Google Drive Keyboard Shortcuts - Windows and Mac

My Drive: Navigate and select items:

Action Shortcut
Navigate to next item in the list
j
Navigate to previous item in the list
k
Select/deselect highlighted item
x
Select next/previous item in the list
Down Arrow/Up Arrow
Select next/previous item in the list while leaving current item highlighted
Shift+Down Arrow/Up Arrow
Select all    
Shift+a
Deselect all
Shift+n

My Drive: Create a new Google document: 
Action Shortcut
New text document
Shift+t
New presentation
Shift+p
New spreadsheet
Shift+s
New drawing
Shift+d
New folder
Shift+f

My Drive: Go to different views:
Action Shortcut
Access navigation panel g then n
Access list of documents
g then l
Access folders
g then f
Access details pane
g then d

My Drive: Go to different menus: 
Action Shortcut
Show Create New menu
c
Show Upload menu
u
Show Actions menu
a
Show Sort menu
r
Show View menu
v

My Drive: Take action: 
Action Shortcut
Organize
z
Star/unstar
s
Open item
o or Enter
Share
.

My Drive: Access/enable features: 
Action Shortcut
Go to Search box
/
Show/hide Details panel
d
Open Shortcuts menu
?

Applications: Documents shortcuts

Action Shortcut
Open an (existing) document
Ctrl+o
See revision history for current document
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+g
Print
Ctrl+p
Undo last action    
Ctrl+z
Redo last action  
Ctrl+y
Cut highlighted text
Ctrl+x
Copy highlighted text
Ctrl+c
Paste text
Ctrl+v
Select all
Ctrl+a
Duplicate
Ctrl+d
Find and replace
Ctrl-h
View/hide controls (toggle)   
Ctrl+Shift+f
Insert link
Ctrl+k
Insert comment  
Ctrl+Alt+m
Insert footnote
Ctrl+Alt+f
Insert page break
Ctrl+Enter
Turn bold on/off (toggle)
Ctrl+b
Turn italic on/off (toggle)
Ctrl+i
Turn underline on/off (toggle)
Ctrl+u
Turn strikethrough on/off (toggle)
Alt+Shift+5
Turn superscript on
Ctrl+.
Turn subscript on
Ctrl+,
Increase indent
Ctrl+]
Decrease indent  
Ctrl+[
Apply "normal" style
Ctrl+Alt+o
Apply heading (1-6)
Ctrl+Alt+(1-6)
Align left
Ctrl+Shift+l
Align center
Ctrl+Shift+e
Align right
Ctrl+Shift+r
Justify alignment (all lines the same length)
Ctrl+Shift+j
Clear formatting
Ctrl+\
Open Research tool
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+i
Provide definition for highlighted word
Ctrl+Shift+y
Word count
Ctrl+Shift+c
Bring up shortcut list
Ctrl+/

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