Is there a Keyboard Shortcut for going Back/Forward WITHIN a document? 🤔

Hey guys and gals,

As title—is there such a shortcut?

I know there’s back and forth commands for jumping between documents, but some individual documents (like mine) are heavily nested—so going back and forth between bullets/breadcrumbs and documents would be super helpful

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Are you on web or desktop?

On web you would use the browser default shortcut to go back and forward. On desktop it’s Alt+Left/Right.

Of course I’m assuming you want to navigate to where you were before, not to zoom out or in.

Hey Erica!

I’m using the mac desktop app. :raised_hands:t4:

Hmmm, this doesn’t work for me. :thinking:

To confirm, this is navigation within a single document? i.e. 5-6 levels deep

On Mac please try Cmd+Left/Right. macOS system uses Alt+Left/Right for something important (switching spaces maybe? I don’t remember exactly what), and we couldn’t override that.

It will go back one step in history. If you zoomed in, it will zoom back. Just like a browser. Not sure if that’s what you wanted?

Cmd+Left/Right will move cursor to the beginning/end of line

For long documents, I use ctrl + [ and ctrl + ] to go back and forth between nodes.

So cmd + [ and cmd + ] ?

Does it work when you’re not editing any line?

Not editing a line does nothing (for me).

Editing a line CMD+Left/Right moves a node up/down for me lol, like dragging a row in an excel table up and down.

This is all using the desktop mac app btw.

not editing a line = yes, it jumps between nodes.

Hmm weird, you and @errno seem to see different things when using that shortcut while NOT editing a line.