Astah Keyboard Shortcuts for Mind Maps

Making Mind Maps without the mouse is surprisingly effortless and fast once you get used to it. You can also set your own custom keybinds for your preference.


Action

FileCreate a new Mind MapCtrl + TCmd + T
PrintCtrl + PCmd + P
Create TopicsCreate a Child TopicTab, InsertTab
Create a Parent TopicShift + Tab,
Shift + Insert
Cmd + Shift + I
Create a brother topic (Insert below)EnterEnter
Create a brother topic (Insert above)Shift + EnterShift + Enter
Edit TopicsRenameF2,
Ctrl + E
F2,
Cmd + E
DeleteDeleteFn + Delete
CopyCtrl + CCmd + C
Copy as BMP/PNGCtrl + Alt + CCmd + Alt + C
Copy as EMFCtrl + Shift + C-
PasteCtrl + VCmd + V
UndoCtrl + ZCmd + Z
RedoCtrl + YCmd + Y
Select TopicsSelect AllCtrl + ACmd + A
Select ones to the leftShift + ←Shift + ←
Select ones to the rightShift + →Shift + →
Move TopicsOne upCtrl + ↑Cmd + ↑
One downCtrl + ↓Cmd + ↓
One leftCtrl + ←Cmd + ←
One rightCtrl + →Cmd + →
ViewClose/Open TopicsAlt + XMeta + J
Zoom In/Zoom OutCtrl + Wheel up/down,
Ctrl + right-drag up/down,
Ctrl + [,]
Cmd + /,
Cmd + -
Full ScreenCtrl + 0 (zero)Cmd + 0 (zero)
ResetCtrl + 1Cmd + 1
WindowClose Mind MapCtrl + WCmd + W
Switch Mind Map WindowsCtrl + TabCmd + Tab
Show Project ViewCtrl + Shift + PCmd + Shift + P