Pick up keyboard shortcuts
Only a rube uses the mouse to get around desktop apps. The following keyboard shortcuts help you use Evernote even more efficiently on a PC. (The commands are similar on a Mac. And you'll find even more shortcuts on Evernote's site.)
Ctrl-Alt-N: Start a new note. (In Windows, this is a global shortcut, meaning that it works from any application as long as Evernote is open.)
Windows-A: Pastes selected text into a new or open note. (Global shortcut.)
Ctrl-N: New note.
Ctrl-Shift-N: New notebook.
Ctrl-Shift-T: New tag.
Ctrl-Shift-E: Send a note or notes by email.
Ctrl-Shift-C: Insert a checkbox.
Alt-Shift-D: Insert the current time and date.
You can redefine global shortcuts for Windows from within the Evernote desktop application under Tools > Options > Hot Keys.
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