39 Zotero 5 Keyboard Shortcuts

for Windows

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Most used Zotero 5 Shortcuts

Action Zotero 5 Shortcuts
Bold Ctrl + B
Italic Ctrl + I
Underline Ctrl + U
Select All Ctrl + A
Undo Ctrl + Z
Redo Ctrl + Y
Cut Ctrl + X
Copy Ctrl + C
Paste Ctrl + V
Paste without formatting Ctrl + Shift + V
Format Heading 1 to 6 Alt + Shift + 1..6
Format as Paragraph Alt + Shift + 7
Format as Div Alt + Shift + 8
Format as Address Alt + Shift + 9
Find and Replace Ctrl + F
Insert Link Ctrl + K
Focus/jump to the toolbar Alt + F10
Expand Collections or Items List +
Collapse Collections or Items List
Highlight All Collections an Item is in Ctrl
Count Items Ctrl + A
Edit Collection Names F2
Mark All Feed Items as Read/Unread Ctrl + Shift + R
Mark Feed as Read/Unread Ctrl + Shift + `
Toggle Tag Selector Ctrl + Shift + T
Focus Libraries (Left) Pane Ctrl + Shift + L
Move through Panes and Fields Tab
Quick Search Ctrl + F
Copy Selected Item Citations to Clipboard Ctrl + Shift + A
Copy Selected Items to Clipboard Ctrl + Shift + C
Move to Trash Delete
Move to Trash without Confirmation Dialog Shift + Delete
Add Another Author/Creator when Editing the Creator Shift + Enter
Save Abstract or Extra field Shift + Enter
Save to Zotero Ctrl + Shift + S
Create a New Item by Hand Ctrl + Shift + N
Create a New Note Ctrl + Shift + O
Import Ctrl + Shift + I
Import from Clipboard Ctrl + Shift + Alt + I


What is Zotero 5?

Zotero 5 is a free and open-source reference management software that helps users to collect, organize, and cite their research sources.

Is Zotero 5 free?

Yes, Zotero 5 is completely free and open-source, and can be downloaded from the Zotero website.

What platforms is Zotero 5 available on?

Zotero 5 is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Can I use Zotero 5 with my browser?

Yes, Zotero 5 has browser extensions for Firefox, Chrome, and Safari, which allows users to save and organize their research sources directly from their browser.

Can I sync my Zotero library across different devices?

Yes, Zotero 5 offers syncing of libraries across devices through their cloud storage service, Zotero Storage. A free account comes with 300 MB of storage space, while premium accounts with more space are available for a fee.

Can I use Zotero 5 to create citations and bibliographies?

Yes, Zotero 5 offers citation and bibliography creation for a variety of citation styles, including APA, MLA, Chicago, and more.

Can I collaborate with others using Zotero 5?

Yes, Zotero 5 allows users to create and share groups, where members can collaborate on research projects and share resources.


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