Can I navigate Codecademy courses with keyboard shortcuts?


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Yes. You can use either navigation shortcuts or text editing shortcuts. Here are the available shortcuts:

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PC Shortcuts

Navigation shortcuts

Shortcut Key Action
Ctrl + Enter Submits the code in an exercise.
Alt + G Resets the code in an exercise to its original state.
Alt + > Loads the next exercise. You won't lose any of your code in the current exercise.
Alt + < Loads the previous exercise.

Text editing shortcuts

Shortcut Key Action
Alt + L
Ctrl + F1
Folds selected text.
Alt + Shift + L
Ctrl + Shift + F1
Unfolds selected text.
Alt + 0 Folds all foldable blocks.
Alt + Shift + 0 Unfolds all foldable blocks.
Ctrl + K Finds next instance of current text selection.
Ctrl + Shift + K Finds previous instance of current text selection.
Insert Toggles insert mode. Text is overwritten.
Ctrl + Home Go to the start of the document.
Ctrl + End Go to the end of the document.
Shift + Home Select all text from the cursor to the start of current line.
Shift + End Select all text from the cursor to the end of current line.
Ctrl + Shift + Left Selects the word to the left of the cursor.
Ctrl + Shift + Right Selects the word to the right of the cursor.
Ctrl + Left Move the cursor one word to the left.
Ctrl + Right Move the cursor one word to the right.
Alt + Left
Home
Go to the start of current line.
Alt + Right
End
Go to the end of the current line.
Alt + Shift + Left Selects all text from the cursor to the start of the current line.
Alt + Shift + Right Selects all text from the cursor to the end of the current line.
Ctrl + P Jump to the matching special character.
Ctrl + Shift + P Select text between matching special characters.
Alt + Backspace Delete from cursor to beginning of the line.
Alt + Delete Delete from cursor to end of the line.
Ctrl + Backspace Remove the word to the left of the cursor.
Ctrl + Delete Remove the word to the right of the cursor.
Ctrl + D Remove current line.
Ctrl + Shift + D Duplicate selection or current line.
Ctrl + / Toggle comment.
Ctrl + Shift + / Toggle block comment.
Alt + Up Move current line up.
Alt + Down Move current line down.
Alt + Shift + Up Copy current line up.
Alt + Shift + Down Copy current line down.
Ctrl + [ Unindent selection or current line.
Ctrl + ] Indent selection or current line.
Ctrl + Alt + S Sort selected lines.
Ctrl + U Transform selection to uppercase.
Ctrl + Shift + U Transform selection to lowercase.
Ctrl + Shift + Up Increment number to left of cursor up.
Ctrl + Shift + Down Increment number to left of cursor down.

Mac Shortcuts

Navigation shortcuts

Shortcut Key Action
Cmd + Return Submits the code in an exercise.
Ctrl + G Resets the code in an exercise to its original state.
Ctrl + > Loads the next exercise. You won't lose any of your code in the current exercise.
Ctrl + < Loads the previous exercise.
Ctrl + L Vertically centers the view on the current selection.

Text editing shortcuts

Shortcut Key Action
Cmd + Alt + L
Cmd + F1
Folds selected text.
Cmd + Alt + Shift + L
Cmd + Shift + F1
Unfolds selected text.
Cmd + Opt + 0 Folds all foldable blocks.
Cmd + Opt + Shift + 0 Unfolds all foldable blocks.
Cmd + G Finds next instance of current text selection.
Cmd + Shift + G Finds previous instance of current text selection.
Insert Toggles insert mode. Text is overwritten.
Cmd + Home
Cmd + Up
Go to the start of the document.
Cmd + End
Cmd + Down
Go to the end of the document.
Ctrl + Shift + Left Selects the word to the left of the cursor.
Ctrl + Shift + Right Selects the word to the right of the cursor.
Opt + Left Move the cursor one word to the left.
Opt + Right Move the cursor one word to the right.
Cmd + Left
Home
Ctrl + A
Go to the start of current line.
Cmd + Right
End
Ctrl + E
Go to the end of the current line.
Shift + Home Select all text from the cursor to the start of current line.
Shift + End Select all text from the cursor to the end of current line.
Cmd + Shift + Left Selects all text from the cursor to the start of the current line.
Cmd + Shift + Right Selects all text from the cursor to the end of the current line.
Ctrl + Shift + P Jump to the matching special character.
Cmd + Backspace Delete from cursor to beginning of the line.
Ctrl + K Delete from cursor to end of the line.
Alt + Backspace
Ctrl + Alt + Backspace
Remove the word to the left of the cursor.
Alt + Delete Remove the word to the right of the cursor.
Cmd + D Remove current line.
Cmd + Shift + D Duplicate selection or current line.
Cmd + / Toggle comment.
Cmd + Shift + / Toggle block comment.
Opt + Up Move current line up.
Opt + Down Move current line down.
Cmd + Opt + Up Copy current line up.
Cmd + Opt + Down Copy current line down.
Ctrl + [ Unindent selection or current line.
Ctrl + ] Indent selection or current line.
Cmd + Alt + S Sort selected lines.
Ctrl + U Transform selection to uppercase.
Ctrl + Shift + U Transform selection to lowercase.
Alt + Shift + Up Increment number to left of cursor up.
Alt + Shift + Down Increment number to left of cursor down.
Ctrl + O Split current line into two lines.

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