User Guide

Please note: due to time constraints the help has not yet been updated to reflect the current version of Quoll Writer. It will be updated soon!

Useful Keyboard Shortcuts

The following is a list of keyboard shortcuts supported within Quoll Writer.

When editing a Chapter

  • *** - Insert a section break (whenever *** is entered in the text it is replaced with a section break).
  • Ctrl+B - Bold the currently selected text.
  • Ctrl+C - Copy the currently selected text.
  • Ctrl+E - Edit the text properties.
  • Ctrl+F - Open the inline find.
  • Ctrl+I - Italicize the currently selected text.
  • Ctrl+L - Turn the spellchecker on/off.
  • Ctrl+P - Print the current chapter.
  • Ctrl+S - Save the current chapter.
  • Ctrl+U - Underline the currently selected text.
  • Ctrl+V - Paste the currently selected text.
  • Ctrl+W - Show/hide the word counts sidebar.
  • Ctrl+Y - Redo an edit.
  • Ctrl+Z - Undo an edit.
  • Ctrl+Enter - Insert a section break.
  • Ctrl+Shift+E - Add a new Edit Needed Note.
  • Ctrl+Shift+N - Add a new Note.
  • Ctrl+Shift+O - Add a new Plot Outline Item.
  • Ctrl+Shift+P - Show the problem finder.
  • Ctrl+Shift+S - Add a new Scene.

Full screen mode

  • Escape - Hide the sidebar. If the sidebar is not visible exit full screen. Double pressing escape will always exit full screen mode.
  • F6 - Show the header.
  • F9 - Exit full screen mode.

At any time

  • Escape - Close the current sidebar and return to the project sidebar.
  • F1 - Show the find sidebar.
  • F2 - Show the idea board.
  • F3 - Show the options.
  • F4 - Close the current tab. (note does not work in full screen mode).
  • F5 - Enter full screen edit mode.
  • F7 - Show the editors sidebar.
  • F10 - Do a warm-up.
  • Ctrl+F - Show the find sidebar.
  • Ctrl+Shift+C - Add a new Character.
  • Ctrl+Shift+I - Add a new Item.
  • Ctrl+Shift+L - Add a new Location.
  • Ctrl+Shift+R - Add a new Research Item.
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