Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts help you be more productive and navigate Saga with minimal effort.

Useful Commands

The most popular commands you likely will use every day:

  • Ctrl / ⌘ + K →  Search and quickly jump between recent pages.
  • @ or /  →  Autocomplete menu. With this menu, you can add a new block, mention a page, or create a new page on the go.
  • Shift + Click → Open pages in side by side view mode.

Navigating back and forward (macOS)

  • Cmd + [ → goes back in your browser history
  • Cmd + ] → goes forward in your browser history

Autocomplete with @ or /

Use the autocomplete commands to add blocks to your pages. Type @ or / and then start typing a block name to view autocompleted options:

  • @bullet Creates a bulleted list item
  • @numbered + Enter → Creates a numbered list item
  • @heading 1 + Enter → Creates large heading
  • @heading 2 + Enter → Creates medium-sized heading
  • @heading 3 + Enter → Creates small heading
  • @checklist + Enter → Creates an empty checklist for to-dos
  • @quote + Enter → Creates a quote block
  • @callout + Enter → Creates a callout
  • @divider + Enter → Creates a divider
  • @table + Enter → Creates a table
  • @page_name + Enter → Creates a link to an existing page or creates a new page if the page does not exist yet

Create a page from selection

  • Ctrl / ⌘ + Shift + K → Creates a page from selected text

Linking shortcut

  • Ctrl / ⌘ + Shift + K → Creates a page from selected text
  • You can quickly link or create a page by typing [[ , then write the name of the page between the brackets: [[page title]]  +  Enter → Links or creates a page

Shortcuts (markdown)

Use markdown style shortcuts while typing to create content in your pages like lists, todos, headings, and quotes:

  • # + Space → creates large heading
  • ## + Space → creates medium heading
  • ### + Space → creates small heading
  • - + Space → creates a bulleted list
  • 1 + Space → creates a numbered list
  • [ ] + Space → creates an empty checkbox (no Space in between)
  • [ x ] + Space → creates a completed checkbox
  • > + Space → creates a quoted paragraph

To-dos

  • Ctrl/⌘ + Enter → Complete a to-do item

Formatting selected text

Select text with your cursor and format it with the following keyboard shortcuts:

  • Ctrl/⌘ + B → bold text
  • Ctrl/⌘ + I italic text
  • Ctrl/⌘ + U → underlined text
  • Ctrl/⌘ + K → add a website link to selected text

Navigation shortcuts

Use the following navigation commands while editing your page:

  • Enter → inserts a new empty paragraph
  • Tab → indents a paragraph. Indenting nests a paragraph below the one above it.
  • Shift + Tab → un-indents a paragraph
  • Ctrl/⌘ + S → Open / Close the sidebar

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