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Various keyboard shortcuts are available throughout AEM. Some apply when editing pages, others to the use of consoles.

Note:

In the following table, for the key combinations in the Shortcut column, both Ctrl and Command keys work on macOS.

Note:

Multi-select on a desktop device:

  • Windows: Ctrl+click on required components.
  • Mac: Cmd+click on required components.

Editing Keyboard Shortcuts

Location Shortcut Description
  Ctrl-Shift-m Toggle between Preview and the currently selected mode (e.g. Edit, Layout, etc).
Edit mode Ctrl-z Undo last change.
  Ctrl-y Redo last change.
  Shift-Click Select multiple paragraphs.
  Ctrl-C Copy selected paragraph(s).
  Ctrl-X Cut selected paragraph(s).
Note:
The cut paragraph will not disappear until it has been pasted to the new location.
  Ctrl-V
Paste paragraph(s) from clipboard.
  Ctrl-Del Delete selected paragraph(s).
  Ctrl-Backspace Delete selected paragraph(s).
Edit mode - Rich Text Editor
Ctrl-B
Bold
  Ctrl-I
Italic
  Ctrl-U
Underline

Various keyboard shortcuts are also available for desktop users when using the consoles.

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