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loved the downloadable keyboard shortcut cheat sheet :-)

You need to re-create this for Confluence Cloud and the new editor.  There are a bunch of these that no longer work!,   You should also include the keyboard shortcuts for editing a table.

When will this be corrected for the new "Fabric" editor?  Most of the Edit mode codes don't work.

Also, you are missing the keyboard shortcuts for working with a table (though the shortcuts in the new editor as documented don't work)

@Kesha Thill -- Now that this is no longer 100% correct for the new "fabric" editor, are you going to update it?

Is there actually a COMPREHESIVE list of ALL shortcuts, what they are supposed to do, and where they actually work?

The "View All Shortcuts" link on the on-screen help page goes to https://confluence.atlassian.com/get-started-with-confluence-cloud/keyboard-shortcuts-934720180.html which has even fewer keyboard shortcuts documented than you list or the on-screen page!

Hi

When you click on the Help button (?) in Confluence, there is an option "Keyboard Shortcuts".

I am disappointed that for all the fantastic stuff that Atlassian have done with Confluence, this simple guide is still not complete or up to date. For instance, the shortcut // to enter a date from a calendar is still not mentioned. 

And it's 20 months since @Kesha Thill said they were updating the infographic. Hopefully it will be done soon.

(BTW I am using Confluence server version 6.15.4)

Is there a shortcut for "Clear formatting" (for removing all formatting from text pasted from elsewhere)? I super-need one!

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Hi Laura

If you are pasting the test from elsewhere, I suggest you use the option to "Paste as Plain Text". I find this very useful when I copy and paste text from a Word document.

If you right click on the document, you will see the option.

It says that the shortcut is Ctrl+Shift+V. My experience is that sometimes the short cut works, some times it does not. 

Pop Up menu when editing a document.PNG

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Thanks, @Steve Lewis! That's a very useful solution when you are the one who is doing the pasting of text with unwanted formatting, but not so helpful when someone has previously pasted a formatted mess that needs to be cleaned up after-the-fact without removing ALL formatting unilaterally. :-)

Still, it might help some things to cut-paste as plain text if I have larger sections to fix up. You've certainly got me thinking now. Thanks again!

You can remove headline styles with control-0 / command-0. But it will not remove bold etc.

Like Laura Schneider likes this

Thanks, @Peter Andersen , that helps some! (Every little bit, right?) Thank you!

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