roamResearch

Roam Research shortcuts for Mac

Roam Research is a note-taking and organization tool that allows users to create bidirectional links between notes, making it easy to connect related ideas and information. Download Roam Research

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Mac keyboard shortcuts for Roam Research

Queries

Find blocks on page 'mistakes' mentioning date between January 1st, 2020 and December 31st 2020 + {{query: {and: [[mistakes]] {between: [[January 1st, 2020]] [[December 31st, 2020]] }}}}
Find blocks on daily pages and blocks mentioning a date between two days + between
Exclude blocks matching a condition from query results + not
Find blocks matching multiple conditions + and

Slash Commands

Add this to the URL when starting Roam to disable roam/css + ?diblcss
Add this to the URL when starting Roam to disable roam/js + ?diblejs
Insert query + /Query
Insert word count for page + /W
Insert mentions of a Block or Page + /Mentions
Embed a YouTube video + /YouTube
Insert a kanban board + /Kanban
Insert a table + /Table
Insert a diagram + /Diagram
Encrypts a block of text with a passphrase + /Encrypt
Creates a slider from 0 to 10 + /Slider
Upload an image or file + /Upload
Inline calculator + /Calc
Allows LaTeX stylized text inline of the block + /Latex
Creates a code block allowing snippets code + /CodBlock
Creates a monospaced code inline of the block + /Codenline
Cross out text + /Strikethrough
Highlight text + /Highlight
Text in italics + /Italics
Bold text + /Bold
Yesterday's date + /Yesterday
Tomorrow's date + /Tom
Today's date + /Today
PickerAllows you to choose a date from a calendar + /Date
Creates a 25 min Pomodortimer + /POMO
TimeCreates a time-stamp of the current time in 24h format + /Crent

Other

Move character under cursor forward (control) + t Add to Pie Menu
Redo (shift) +  (command) + z Add to Pie Menu
Undo (command) + z Add to Pie Menu
Toggle help popup visibility (option) +  (shift) + h Add to Pie Menu

Sidebar

Open link in sidebar (when editing) (control) +  (shift) + o Add to Pie Menu
Create page in sidebar (from search) (shift) +  Add to Pie Menu
Toggle right sidebar visibility (command) + / Add to Pie Menu
Toggle left sidebar visibility (command) + \ Add to Pie Menu

Blocks

Select text in current block (command) + a Add to Pie Menu
Open block search (control) +  (shift) + 9 Add to Pie Menu
Cycle TODO state of current / selected blocks (command) +  Add to Pie Menu
Copy block reference(s) of selected block(s) (shift) +  (command) + c Add to Pie Menu
Select all blocks on page (shift) +  (command) + a Add to Pie Menu
Select block below (when block selected) (shift) +  Add to Pie Menu
Select block above (when block selected) (shift) +  Add to Pie Menu
Select current block and children (shift) +  Add to Pie Menu
Select current block (shift) +  Add to Pie Menu
Collapse block (command) +  Add to Pie Menu
Expand block (command) +  Add to Pie Menu
New line within block (shift) +  Add to Pie Menu
Move block down (shift) +  (command) +  Add to Pie Menu
Move block up (shift) +  (command) +  Add to Pie Menu

Navigating

Move cursor backward (control) + b Add to Pie Menu
Move cursor forward (control) + f Add to Pie Menu
Jump to end of block (control) + e Add to Pie Menu
Jump to start of block (control) + a Add to Pie Menu
Open link under cursor in sidebar (control) +  (shift) + o Add to Pie Menu
Follow link under cursor (control) + o Add to Pie Menu
Go to last block on page (when nothing is selected) (shift) +  (command) +  Add to Pie Menu
Go to first block on page (when nothing is selected) (command) +  Add to Pie Menu
Go to previous day (when on daily page) (control) +  (option) + p Add to Pie Menu
Go to next day (when on daily page) (control) +  (option) + n Add to Pie Menu
Zoom out to parent block (command) + , Add to Pie Menu
Zoom in to current block (command) + . Add to Pie Menu
Go to Daily Notes page (control) +  (shift) + d Add to Pie Menu
Move cursor to previous block Add to Pie Menu
Move cursor to next block Add to Pie Menu

Formatting

Heading level 3 (Shortcut) (option) +  (command) + 3 Add to Pie Menu
Heading level 3 (Markdown) + ###
Heading level 2 (Shortcut) (option) +  (command) + 2 Add to Pie Menu
Heading level 2 (Markdown) + ##
Heading level 1 (Shortcut) (option) +  (command) + 1 Add to Pie Menu
Heading level 1 (Markdown) + #
Surrounds LaTeX code + $$
Create Link (command) + k Add to Pie Menu
Link to /#/app/help with text 'Link' + [Link](/#/app/help)
Highlight text (command) + h Add to Pie Menu
Surrounds highlighted text + ^^
Cross out text (command) + y Add to Pie Menu
Surrounds crossed out text (strikethrough) + ~~
Make text italic (command) + i Add to Pie Menu
Surrounds italic text + _
Make text bold (command) + b Add to Pie Menu
Surrounds bold text + **

The Basics

Move up in autocomplete and search dropdowns (control) + k Add to Pie Menu
Move down in autocomplete and search dropdowns (control) + j Add to Pie Menu
Unindent block (shift) +  Add to Pie Menu
Indent block Add to Pie Menu
New block Add to Pie Menu
Insert Roam function + {{
Reference a block + ((
Reference or create new page + [[
Bring up quick commands + /
Find or create new page (command) + u Add to Pie Menu
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