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Main Zotero Shortcuts

  • Create a new item: CRTL + SHIFT + N
  • Create a new note: CRTL + SHIFT + O
  • Quick Search: CRTL + SHIFT + K
  • Copy selected item citations to clipboard: CRTL + SHIFT + A
  • Copy selected items to clipboard: CRTL + SHIFT + C

If you have a Mac, replace CTRL + SHIFT with CMD + SHIFT ⇧.

The full list of shortcuts is available from the Preferences menu ( -> Advanced -> Shortcuts)

Do you want to have more shortcuts? You can create more with Zutilo, a very useful plugin.