Shortcuts Sway for Windows

We present to your attention the shortcuts for the Sway for Windows which is used on the operating system Windows, in this hotkeys description 39 of the most popular and important shortcuts are offered. You can also add your changes on our portal if you consider the data insufficiently complete or add a new program from the very beginning.

Basic Commands

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Esc Cancel the current action, remove the current selection, or exit Play mode
Ctrl+C Copy (selected text)
Ctrl+X Cut (selected text)
Ctrl+V Paste (from clipboard)
Del Delete the selected card and all of its contents
Ctrl+Z / Ctrl+Y Undo/redo the last action
Alt+Shift+V Switch to accessibility view
Alt+Shift+P Turn preview on or off
Alt+Shift+S Share the current Sway
Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+F6 Move between task pane, Storyline, toolbar, etc.
Alt+Shift+I Open the Insert pane
Alt+Shift+C Open the Cards pane
Alt+Shift+G Open the Design pane
Alt+Shift+N Open the Navigation pane

Text and Content Formatting

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+B Apply emphasis to text
Ctrl+I Apply accentuation to text
Ctrl+Alt+1 Apply a heading style to text
Ctrl+. Start or continue a bulleted list
Ctrl+/ Start or continue a numbered list
Ctrl+K Add or edit a hyperlink
Ctrl+Left mouse button Follow a hyperlink
Ctrl+G / Ctrl+Shift+G Group/ungroup all cards in a Card Selection

Text Selection and Navigation

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Shift+Arrow Left / Shift+Arrow Right Extend the selection by a character to the left/right
Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Left / Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Right Extend the selection by a word to the left/right
Shift+Arrow Up / Shift+Arrow Down Extend the selection by a line upwards/downwards
Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Up / Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Down Extend the selection by a paragraph upwards/downwards
Arrow Left / Arrow Right Go to the previous/next character
Ctrl+Arrow Left / Ctrl+Arrow Right Go to the previous/next word
Arrow Up / Arrow Down Go to the previous/next line
Ctrl+Arrow Up / Ctrl+Arrow Down Go to the previous/next paragraph

Card Interaction

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Space Select the current Card
Arrow Down / Arrow Up Move focus to the next/previous Card
Arrow Right / Arrow Left Expand/collapse the selected Group or Section
Alt+Shift+Arrow Up / Altl+Shift+Arrow Down Move the current Card up/down in the Storyline
Ctrl+G / Ctrl+Shift+G Group/ungroup all cards in a Card selection

Group: Comparison

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Arrow Left / Arrow Right Slide left/right by chunk
Alt+Arrow Left / Alt+Arrow Right Slide left/right by pixel
Ctrl+Arrow Left / Ctrl+Arrow Right Snap left/right

Group: Slideshow

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Arrow Left / Arrow Right Go to the previous/next image
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Date of change: 28.01.2019
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*Some of the keys listed may not work in older versions of the program