107 jEdit Keyboard Shortcuts

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File Shortcuts

Action jEdit Shortcuts
New File Ctrl + N
Open File Ctrl + O
Close Buffer Ctrl + W
Close All Buffers Ctrl + E and Ctrl + W
Save Buffer Ctrl + Shift
Save All Buffers Ctrl + E and Ctrl + W
Print Buffer Ctrl + P
Go to Previous Buffer Ctrl + Page Up key
Go to Next Buffer Ctrl + Page Down key
Go to Recent Buffer Ctrl + `
Show Buffer Switcher Alt + `
Exit Jedit Ctrl + Q

Text Editing Shortcuts

Action jEdit Shortcut keys
Undo Ctrl + Z
Redo Ctrl + E and Ctrl + Z
Delete Character Before Backspace
Delete Character After Delete
Delete Word After Ctrl + Delete
Delete Word Before Ctrl + Backspace
Delete Line Ctrl + D
Delete Paragraph Ctrl + E and D
Delete from caret to End Ctrl + Shift + Delete
Delete from caret to Beginning Ctrl + Shift + Backspace
Remove Trailing Whitespaces Ctrl + E and R
Join Lines Ctrl + J
Complete Word Ctrl + B
Format Paragraph/Selection Ctrl + E and F

Search and Replace Shortcuts

Action jEdit Shortcuts
Open Search and Replace Dialog Ctrl + F
Find Next Ctrl + G
Find Previous Ctrl + H
Search in Open Buffers Ctrl + E and Ctrl + B
Search in Directory Ctrl + E and Ctrl + D
Replace in Selection Ctrl + E and Ctrl + R
Replace in Selection and Find Next Ctrl + E and Ctrl + G
Incremental Search Bar Ctrl + ,
HyperSearch Bar Alt + ,
Search bar for Current Ctrl + .
HyperSearch for Current World Alt + .
Toggle Ignore Case Ctrl + E and Ctrl + I
Toggle Regular Expression Ctrl + E and Ctrl + X

Selecting Text Shortcuts

Action jEdit Shortcuts
Extend Selection 1 char/line Shift + Arrow keys
Extend Selection 1 word/Paragraph Ctrl + Shift + Arrow keys
Extend Selection 1 Screen Shift + Page Up /Page Down key
Extend Selection Line Begin Shift + Home
Extend Selection Line End Shift + End
Select Code Block Ctrl + [
Select Word Ctrl + E and W
Select Line Ctrl + E and L
Select Paragraph Ctrl + E and P
Select Line Range Ctrl + E and Ctrl + L
Select all Ctrl + Alt
Select None Esc
Switch Range/Rectangle Mode Alt + \
Invert Selection Ctrl + E and I

View Shortcuts

Action jEdit Shortcuts
Turn the Gutter On/Off Ctrl + E and Ctrl + T
Remove Current Split Ctrl + 0
Remove All Split Ctrl + 1
Split View Horizontally Ctrl + 2
Split View Vertically Ctrl + 4
Focus Previous Text Area Alt + Page Up key
Focus Next Text Area Alt + Page Down key
Focus Top/Left/..Docking Area Ctrl + E and Ctrl + Arrow keys
Close-Focused Docking Area Ctrl + E and Ctrl + `

Moving the Caret Shortcuts

Action jEdit Shortcuts
Move caret 1 char/line Arrow keys
Move caret 1 word/paragraph Ctrl + Arrow keys
1st Non-space Character Home
Last Non-space Character End
Go to Matching Bracket Ctrl + ]
Go to Previous/Next Bracket Ctrl + E and Ctrl + ;
Go to Line Number Ctrl + 1

Action Bar Shortcuts

Action jEdit Shortcuts
Display Action Bar Ctrl + Enter
Repeat Last Editor Action Ctrl + Spacebar

Clipboard and Register Shortcuts

Action jEdit Shortcuts
Cut Ctrl + X
Copy Ctrl + C
Cut append Ctrl + E and Ctrl + U
Copy Append Ctrl + E and Ctrl + A
Paste Ctrl + V
Vertically Paste Clipboard Ctrl + E and Ctrl + P
Cut Selected text to Register Ctrl + R and Ctrl + X
Copy Selected text to Register Ctrl + R and Ctrl + C
Append Cut text to Register Ctrl + R and Ctrl + U
Append Copy to Register Ctrl + R and Ctrl + A
Paste Contents to Register Ctrl + R and Ctrl + V
Vertically Paste Register Ctrl + R and Ctrl + P

Folding and Narrowing Shortcuts

Action jEdit Shortcuts
Collapse Fold Alt + Backspace
Expand Fold One Level Alt + Enter
Expand Fold Fully Alt + Shift + Enter
Expand All Fold Ctrl + E and X
Select Fold Ctrl + E and S
Add Explicit Fold Ctrl + E and A
Expands Folds with Level Ctrl + E and Enter
Narrow to Selection Ctrl + E and N then S
Narrow to Fold Ctrl + E and N then N
Move caret to the Previous Fold Alt + Up Arrow key
Move caret to Next Fold Alt + Down Arrow key
Move Caret to Parent Fold Ctrl + E and U

Macros Shortcuts

Action jEdit Shortcuts
Record Macro Ctrl + M and Ctrl + R
Record Temporary Macro Ctrl + M and Ctrl + M
Stop Recording Ctrl + M and Ctrl + S
Run Temporary Macro Ctrl + M and Ctrl + P

Source Code Editing Shortcuts

Action jEdit Shortcuts
Expand Abbreviation Ctrl + ;
Shift Current Line Right Alt + Right Arrow key
Shift Current Line Left Alt + Left Arrow key
Shift Selected Line Right Tab
Shift Selected Line Left Shift + Tab
Indent Current Line Ctrl + I
Range Comment Selection Ctrl + E and Ctrl + C
Line Comment Selection Ctrl + E and Ctrl + K


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  • Ctrl+N: Create a new file.
  • Ctrl+O: Open an existing file.
  • Ctrl+S: Save the current file.
  • Ctrl+Z: Undo the last action.
  • Ctrl+Y: Redo the last undone action.
  • Ctrl+C: Copy the selected text.
  • Ctrl+V: Paste the copied text.
  • Ctrl+X: Cut the selected text.
  • Ctrl+F: Find text within the file.
  • Ctrl+H: Replace text within the file.” image-1=”” count=”2″ html=”true” css_class=””]



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