Zoot works with all versions of Dragon®, the speech recognition software developed by Nuance®.


Voice and Keyboard Commands

 

 Zooter Commands

Zooter

Send content to a Zoot database

Ctrl+Alt+Z

Zooter <Database>

Send content to the named database

[VOX Only]

Zooter Menu

Pop-up a menu of Zooter commands

Ctrl+Shift+Z

Zooter Options

Modify Zooter options

[VOX Only]

 

 Zooter Cloud Commands

Zooter Cloud

Send content to a Cloud Service 

Ctrl+Alt+C

Zooter Cloud Options

Modify Zooter Cloud options

Ctrl+Alt+Shift+C

 

 Global Commands

Toggle Global Commands

Toggle these Global Commands | ON/OFF

[VOX Only]

Toggle

Toggle the <Selected State> or <Boolean State> of the active element  (check boxes, highlighted text, etc)

[VOX Only]

Scoot Mouse

Scoot the mouse pointer out of the way

[VOX Only]

Do It

Press ENTER

ENTER

Cancel | Escape

Press ESC

ESC

Delete

Press DEL

DEL

Rename | Modify

Press F2  - edit the active element  (Item, Folder, Field, etc)

F2

Refresh

Press F5

F5

Highlight

Press Ctrl+A

Ctrl+A

Highlight Next <Numeral>

Highlight the next [x] number of lines or items (up to 25)

Shift+DownArrow

Highlight Previous <Numeral>

Highlight the previous [x] number of lines or items (up to 25)

Shift+UpArrow

Copy Selection

Copy to the clipboard whatever is currently selected in the Folder Tree, Item Grid or Editor 

Ctrl+C

Menu

Pop-up the Context Menu for the active window

Windows Context Menu Key

Tab <Numeral>

Move [x] number of fields to the right

Tab

Back-Tab <Numeral>

Move [x] number of fields to the left

Shift+Tab

Page Up

Move up one page in the Folder Tree or Item Grid depending on the input focus

PageDown

Page Down

Move down one page in the Folder Tree or Item Grid depending on the input focus

PageUp

Take Me Home

Move to the first item in the Folder Tree, Item Grid or Editor depending on the input focus  

Ctrl+Home

Take Me Down

Move to the last item in the Folder Tree, Item Grid or Editor depending on the input focus  

Ctrl+End

Full Screen

Toggle between Full Screen and Normal view 

F11

Hide It

Minimize the active window

WinKey+DownArrow

Search Document

Press Ctrl+F

Ctrl+F

Find Next

Press F3

F3

Find Previous

Press Shift+F3

Shift+F3

Insert Item | Link

Insert a Link to a Zoot Item into Editor

Ctrl+Shift+Z

Insert Item | URL

Insert a URL from a Zoot Item into the Editor

Ctrl+Shift+Z

Insert Item | Content

Insert Content from a Zoot Item into the Editor

Ctrl+Shift+Z

Search Box

Open the Search Box applet to search the Web

Ctrl+Alt+?

 

 Window Management

Full Screen

Toggle between Full Screen and Normal view 

F11

Snap Monitor <Number>

Snap the active window to the specified monitor number

[VOX Only]

Snap Back

Snap Back to the previously active window

Alt+Tab

Snap All

Show all windows eligible to be snapped into position

WinKey+Tab

Snap <Position>

Snap the active window into position:  Up | Down | Left | Right | Center

WinKey+Up | Down | Left | Right

Hide It

Minimize the active window

WinKey+Down

Close Window

Close the active window or dialog (more reliable than the DNS close command)

Alt+F4

Pane Menu | Panes

Pop-up a menu of the various Window Pane configurations

Alt+/

Tree Size <Size>

Adjust the height/width of the Folder Tree:  Taller | Shorter | Wider | Thinner

[VOX Only]

Grid Size <Size>

Adjust the height/width of the Item Grid:  Taller | Shorter | Wider | Thinner

[VOX Only]

Tall Tree

Set the pane configuration to Tall Tree

Ctrl+Shift+1

Tall Edit

Set the pane configuration to Tall Editor

Ctrl+Shift+2

Wide Edit

Set the pane configuration to Wide Editor

Ctrl+Shift+3

Wide Grid

Set the pane configuration to Tall Grid

Ctrl+Shift+4

Tall Grid

Set the pane configuration to Wide Grid

Ctrl+Shift+5

Tall All

Set the pane configuration to Tall All

Ctrl+Shift+6

Show | Hide Toolbars

Show | hide all ToolBars to increase the vertical work space available

Ctrl+\

Show | Hide Tree

Show | Hide the Tree Bar

Ctrl+/

Show | Hide Tags

Show | Hide the Tags Bar

Shift+F11

Show | Hide Fields

Show | Hide Comments

Show | Hide the Fields and Comments Bar

Ctrl+F11

 

 

  General | Database

New Project

Create a project

[VOX Only]

New Database

Create a database

[VOX Only]

Save Database <DatabaseName>

Save the named database

Ctrl+S

Save All Databases

Save all databases

Ctrl+Alt+S

Save & Close

Save & close the active database or the active detached folder/editor window depending on the input focus

Alt+F4

Save & Close All

Save & close all databases or detached windows depending on the input focus. 

If you are working in the main Zoot Desktop window Zoot will pop-up and ask which databases you want to close, otherwise this command will close all detached windows

Ctrl+Alt+F4

Open Project

Open a different project database (Zoot displays a dialog)

[VOX Only]

Open Project <DatabaseName>

Open the named database as the project database

[VOX Only]

Open Database

Open a database.  Zoot displays a menu of databases from which choose. 

Ctrl+O  |  Ctrl+Alt+O

Open Database <DatabaseName>

Open the named database

[VOX Only]

 

 

 Navigate | Database

Switch Database

Switch to a different database (Zoot displays a menu of open databases)

Ctrl+Shift+O

Switch Database <DatabaseName>

Switch to the named database (Zoot will open the named database if necessary)

[VOX Only]

Next Database

Move to the next open database 

Ctrl+>

Previous Database

Move to the previous open database 

Ctrl+<

Show on Desktop | Show in Database

Close the detached folder or item window and show the item on the Zoot Desktop

Ctrl+BackSpace


 

 Navigate | Folder

Next Folder | Go Forward

Go forward through the folder history of the active database

Alt+RightArrow  |  Alt+>

Previous Folder | Go Backward

Go backward through the folder history of the active database 

Alt+LeftArrow  |  Alt+<

Folder History

Pop-up a menu of the recently viewed folders

Ctrl+H

Show Me <FolderName>

Show the named folder in the Folder Tree

[VOX Only]

 
 

 Navigate | Item

Next

Move to the next item in the Item Grid

Ctrl+DownArrow  |  Alt+DownArrow

Previous

Move to the previous item in the Item Grid

Ctrl+UpArrow  |  Alt+UpArrow

Item History

Pop-up a menu of recently viewed items in the active database

Ctrl+Alt+H

Take Me Down

Move to the last item in the Folder Tree, Item Grid or Editor depending on the input focus  

Ctrl+End

Take Me Home

Move to the first item in the Folder Tree, Item Grid or Editor depending on the input focus  

Ctrl+Home

Page Down

Move down one page in the Folder Tree, Item Grid or Editor depending on the input focus 

PageUp

Page Up

Move up one page in the Folder Tree, Item Grid or Editor depending on the input focus

PageDown

Next Screen

Set the input focus to the Item Grid and display the next screenful of items 

Ctrl+2 then PageDown

Previous Screen

Set the input focus to the Item Grid and display the previous screenful of items 

Ctrl+2 then PageUp

Next Page

Set the input focus to the Editor and display the next page

Ctrl+3 then Spacebar  (Except when Editing)

Previous Page

Set the input focus to the Editor and display the previous page

Ctrl+3 then Shift+Spacebar  (Except when Editing)


 

 Navigation | Mouse

Scoot Mouse

Scoot the mouse pointer out of the way

[VOX Only]

 

Mouse Target Tree

Place the mouse pointer on the active folder in the Folder Tree

[VOX Only]

 

Mouse Target Grid

Place the mouse pointer on the active item in the Item Grid

[VOX Only]

 

Mouse Target Bar

Place the mouse pointer on the Database Bar

[VOX Only]

 

Mouse Target <Field>

Place the mouse pointer on the <Named field> displayed in the Item Grid or Form Fields

[VOX Only]

 

 

 

 Navigate | Other

Focus <Target>

Set the input focus to the Tree (1), Grid (2), Editor (3), Tags (4), Fields (5), Comments (6)

Ctrl+1, Ctrl+2, Ctrl+3, Ctrl+4, Ctrl+5, Ctrl+6

Focus Query  |  QQ

Set the input focus to the Quick Query box

Ctrl+Q

TextBox | CheckBox | DropBox | Button Tree | Grid

Set the input focus to the named interface element - repeat the command until you arrive at the element you want to work with

[VOX Only]

 

 

 Tree

New Folder

Create a folder and open it in a detached window

Alt+Shift+N

New Folder Tree

Create a folder directly in the Folder Tree of the active database

INS

New Folder <DatabaseName>

Create a folder in the named database and open it in a detached window  

[VOX Only]

Color <ColorName>

Change the color of selected folder(s) to the named color – the Folder Tree must have the input focus

Red | Green | Blue | Yellow | Purple | Orange | Default/None/Normal

[VOX Only]

Tree Menu

Pop-up the Folder Tree menu

[VOX Only]

Highlight Tree

Highlight all folders in the Folder Tree

[VOX Only]

Expand <FolderName>

Expand just the named folder

[VOX Only]

Collapse <FolderName>

Collapse just the named folder

[VOX Only]

Expand Tree | Collapse Tree

Expand | Collapse the entire Folder Tree

Alt+X

Tree Mode

Pop-up a menu of Folder Tree Modes

Ctrl+Alt+*

Tree <ModeName>

Change the Folder Tree to the named Tree ModeFavorites | GTD | Hoist | Unread | Assignments | Files | Rules | Actions  | Accounts | Hidden

[VOX Only]

Tree Hoist <FolderName>

Hoist the named folder

[VOX Only]

Search Tree

Search for a folder in the Folder Tree

Ctrl+Shift+T

Indent

Indent the folder currently selected in the Folder Tree

Tab

Unindent

Unindent the folder currently selected in the Folder Tree

Shift+Tab

 

 

 Grid

Grid Menu

Pop-up the Item Grid menu

[VOX Only]

Modify Menu

Pop-up the Modify menu for quick access to an assortment of frequently used fields

Ctrl+M

Modify <Field>

Modify the named field:  Subject | Due Date | Priority Etc

[VOX Only]

Toggle <Field>

Toggle the named Boolean field:  True | False

[VOX Only]

Rename Item

Rename the active item

F2

New Item

Create an item in the active database

Ctrl+N

New Item Template

Create an item in the active database based on a template

Ctrl+Shift+N

New Item Grid

Create an item directly in the Item Grid

INS

Open Item

Open items in a Detached Folder or Detached Editor  |  Zoot will ask you to specify

ENTER

Open Item Detached

Open items in a Detached Editor window  

ENTER

Next

Move to the next item in the grid

Ctrl+DownArrow

Previous

Move to the previous item in the grid

Ctrl+UpArrow

Highlight Grid

Highlight all items in the Item Grid

Ctrl+A

Expand | Collapse Grid

Expand | Collapse the sections in a sectioned grid view 

[VOX Only]

Section | Section Menu

Pop-up a menu of sections in a sectioned grid view

[VOX Only]

Search Grid

Search for text in any column of the Item Grid

Ctrl+Shift+G

Color <ColorName>

Change the color of selected item(s) to the named color – the Item Grid must have the input focus

Red | Green | Blue | Yellow | Purple | Orange | Default/None/Normal

[VOX Only]

Priority <Level>

Set the priority level of selected items:   High, Normal and Low 

Alt+P

Flag | Un-Flag

Toggle the Boolean Flagged folder for selected items

Alt+~

Question

Toggle the Boolean Questions folder for selected items

Alt+?

Copy Shortcut

Copy to the clipboard a shortcut to the active item or folder

Ctrl+C

Copy <Field>

Copy the value of the named field to the clipboard:  Subject | Password | Etc

[VOX Only]

Sort By <Field>

Sort the Item Grid by the named field:  Subject | Due Date | Priority | Etc

[VOX Only]

Reverse Sort

Reverse the sort order of the items currently displayed in the Item Grid

[VOX Only]

Manual Sort <Bool>

Toggle Manual Sorting in the Item Grid   |  ON/OFF  :  You can also say just Toggle Sort

Ctrl+Alt+M

Adjust Columns

Adjust the width of grid columns to better fit the data

Ctrl+Shift+/

 

 

 Editor

Save Document

Save any editing changes you have made in the Editor

Alt+Spacebar

Show | Hide Editor

Toggle the Editor between Edit and Display mode

Ctrl+E

Highlight Editor

Highlight all content in the Editor

Ctrl+All

Copy Highlight | Copy Selection

Copy to the clipboard content highlighted in the Editor

Ctrl+C

Color <ColorName>

Change the color of selected text to the named color – the Editor must have the input focus 

Red | Green | Blue | Yellow | Purple | Orange | Default/None/Normal

[VOX Only]

Editor Menu

Pop-up the Editor menu

[VOX Only]

Font Menu

Pop-up the Editor Fonts menu

[VOX Only] 

Font Size Menu

Pop-up the Editor Font Size menu

[VOX Only] 

Style Menu

Pop-up the Editor Styles menu

[VOX Only]

Style <StyleName>

Modify the style of selected text or change the active style:

Normal | Fixed Width | Quote | Call Out | Big | Bigger | Biggest | Bullet | Number | Indent | Outdent

[VOX Only] 

Zoom In

Increase the size of content in the Editor

Ctrl+

Zoom Out

Decrease the size of content in the Editor

Ctrl -

Insert URL

Insert a URL/Hyperlink into the Editor

Ctrl+Shift+U

Highlighter

Toggle the Highlighter ON/OFF

Ctrl+Shift+H

Highlighter Options

Modify Highlighter options

[VOX Only]

Highlighter Comments

Modify Highlighter comments

[VOX Only]

Highlight That

Create a Highlight with selected text

Ctrl+Shift+H

Number <Numeral>

Insert a number 1 2 3 at the current cursor position:  Say Number and then the numeral you want (1-25)

[VOX Only]

Snippet

Turn selected text into a snippet bordered on the left side by a RED vertical offset

Alt+Enter

Page Break

Insert a divider (horizontal line)

Ctrl+Enter

White Space

Insert a block of white space 

Ctrl+Shift+Enter

Flow Text

Flow the text of the active item  |  Zoot will display an options dialog

Ctrl+Alt+Enter

Bullet

Insert an asterisk bullet at the current cursor position

[VOX Only]

 

 

 Folders

New Folder

Create a folder and open it in a detached window 

Alt+Shift+N

New Folder Tree

Create a folder directly in the Folder Tree of the active database

INS

New Folder <DatabaseName>

Create a folder in the named database and open the folder in a detached window

[VOX Only]

Favorites

Pop-up a menu of your favorite folders

Ctrl+*

Related Folders

Pop-up a menu of the folders to which the active item is currently assigned and therefore related

Alt+F6

Show Me <FolderName>

Show the named folder in the Folder Tree

[VOX Only]

Open Folder <FolderName>

Open the named folder in a Detached Window

[VOX Only]

Copy Folder

Copy selected folder(s) to different database  Zoot will ask you to specify a database

Ctrl+F10

Move Folder

Move selected folder(s) to different database  Zoot will ask you to specify a database

Shift+F10

Move Folder Up | Down <Numeral>

Move selected folder(s) Up | Down in the Folder Tree  :  You can say Top | Bottom instead of a numeral

[VOX Only]

Copy Folder To <DatabaseName>

Copy selected folder(s) to the named database

[VOX Only]

Move Folder To <DatabaseName>

Move selected folder(s) to the named database

[VOX Only]

Delete Folder

Delete selected folder(s) 

[VOX Only]

Rename Folder

Rename a folder

[VOX Only]

Assign Folder

Open the Folder Assignments dialog

F6

Assign History

Pop-up a menu of recently assigned folders so that you can quickly assign selected items

Ctrl+Alt+F6

Assign <FolderName>

Assign selected items to the named folder

[VOX Only]

Quick Assign

Pop-up a menu of frequently-used folders so that you can quickly assign selected items

Ctrl+F6

Query Assign

Open the Query Assign dialog to find and assign items to the active folder

Ctrl+Shift+F6

Clear

Clear (un-assign) selected items from the active folder

Alt+DEL

Quick Clear

Pop-up a menu of folders currently assigned so that you can quickly clear (un-assign) selected items

Alt+Shift+DEL  |  Shift+F6

Clear <FolderName>

Clear (un-assign) selected items from the named folder

[VOX Only]

Clear All Other

Clear all Other folder assignments except for the active folder

[VOX Only]

Sweep

Sweep (Clear) all explicit folder assignments:  For E-Mail, Feed and Twitter items this command additionally clears all similar items from the active folder

Ctrl+Shift+DEL

Sweep & Catalog

Sweep (Clear) all explicit folder assignments and then Catalog the selected items 

Ctrl+Alt+Shift+DEL

Folder History

Pop-up a menu of recently visited folders

Ctrl+H

View Blocked Items

View items you have explicitly cleared (un-assigned) from the active folder 

[VOX Only]

Unblock Items

Un-block items you have explicitly cleared (un-assigned) from the active folder

[VOX Only]

 

 

 Items

New Item

Create an item in the active database and open the item in a detached window 

Ctrl+N

New Item Template

Create an item in the active database based on a template and open the item in a detached window 

Ctrl+Shift+N

New Item <DatabaseName>

Create an item in the named database and open the item in a detached window

Ctrl+Alt+N

New Link <DatabaseName>

Create an item in the named database that is linked to the active item 

Say New Link to see a short menu of databases

Say New Link Menu to see a full menu of databases

Say New Link Other to see a dialog offering other link options

Ctrl+L

Ctrl+Alt+L

Related Items

Pop-up the Related Items menu.

Ctrl+Alt+R

Related Items <DatabaseName>

Create a Smart Folder in the named database to display items related to the active item in the active database

[VOX Only]

New Web Link

Create a Web Link

Ctrl+Alt+W

Item History

Pop-up a menu of recently viewed items

Ctrl+Alt+H

Tags

Open the Tags dialog

Ctrl+T

More Tags | Less Tags

Toggle the height of the Tag Bar to Show | Hide any hidden tags

When not all tags fit the space provided Zoot places a blue [More] tag at the far right of the Tags Bar.

Alt+Shift+T

Search Tags

Search the active database for items with a specific tag

Ctrl+Alt+T

Tag It <Tag>

Assign the named tag to the active item

[VOX Only]

Comments

Pop-up the Comments dialog to quickly edit comments for the active item

Alt+C

Highlighter Comments

Pop-up the Highlighter Comments dialog to quickly edit highlighter comments for the active item

Alt+Shift+C

Next Action

Pop-up the Next Action dialog to quickly edit next actions for the active item

Ctrl+Alt+Plus

URL | URL Menu | Mail Menu

Pop-up the URL / E-Mail menu for the active item

Alt+U

Launch URL | Launch Link

Launch the URL associated with the active item

Ctrl+Alt+U

Edit URL

Edit the URL associated with the active item

Alt+Shift+U

Insert URL

Insert a URL into the Editor:  Zoot will ask you to specify a URL to insert

Ctrl+Shift+U

Copy Item

Copy selected items to a different database:  Zoot will ask you to specify a database

Ctrl+F10

Move Item

Move selected items to a different database:  Zoot will ask you to specify a database

Shift+F10

Move Item To <DatabaseName>

Move selected items to the named database

[VOX Only]

Copy Item To <DatabaseName>

Copy selected items to the named database

[VOX Only]

Move Item Up | Down <Numeral>

Move selected items Up | Down in the Item Grid  :  You can say Top | Bottom instead of a numeral

[VOX Only]

Delete Item

Delete selected items  

DEL

Send To Desktop

Create a shortcut to the active folder or item and place it on the Windows Desktop 

Ctrl+Shift+F10

Send To Clipboard

Send selected items to the clipboard - Zoot will display an options dialog

Ctrl+Shift+C

Undelete

Undelete the last item or group of items deleted in the active database

[VOX Only]

 

 

 Views

Columns

Open the Columns dialog.

[VOX Only]

Display

Open the Display dialog.

[VOX Only]

Sorting

Open the Sorting dialog.

[VOX Only]

Default View

Quickly change the Active View to the database Default View

[VOX Only]

Change Filter | Switch Filter

Pop-up a menu of Filters you can apply to the Active View

Ctrl+F9

Change View | Switch View

Pop-up a menu of Views you can apply to the Active Folder

Shift+F9

View History

Pop-up a menu of recently used Views in the Active Database

Alt+F9

 

 

 GTD

Show | Hide GTD

Show | Hide the GTD folders in the Folder Tree

Alt+G

Due By <Time>

Set the Due Date for selected items

[VOX Only]

Context

Assign selected items to the GTD Context folder

Alt+*

Review

Assign selected items to the GTD Review folder

Alt+0

Do Now

Assign selected items to the GTD Do Now folder

Alt+1

Schedule

Assign selected items to the GTD Schedule folder

Alt+2

Delegate

Assign selected items to the GTD Delegate folder

Alt+3

Defer

Assign selected items to the GTD Defer folder 

Alt+4

Incubate

Assign selected items to the GTD Incubate folder 

Alt+5

Catalog

Assign selected items to the GTD Catalog folder

Alt+6

Complete

Assign selected items to the GTD Complete folder

Ctrl+DEL

Elevate

Set the Boolean <Elevate> field 

Alt+Plus

Next Action

Pop-up the Next Action dialog to quickly edit next actions for the active item

Ctrl+Alt+Plus

 

 

 GTD <FolderName>

Context <FolderName>

Assign selected items to a sub-folder of the GTD Context folder

Alt+*

Do Now

Assign selected items to the GTD Do Now folder

Alt+1

Schedule <FolderName>

Assign selected items to a sub-folder of the GTD Schedule folder

Alt+2

Delegate <FolderName>

Assign selected items to a sub-folder of the GTD Delegate folder

Alt+3

Defer <FolderName>

Assign selected items to a sub-folder of the GTD Defer folder

Alt+4

Incubate <FolderName>

Assign selected items to a sub-folder of the GTD Incubate folder

Alt+5

Catalog <FolderName>

Assign selected items to a sub-folder of the GTD Catalog folder

Alt+6

 

 

 GTD <Time>

Do Now

Assign selected items to the GTD Do Now folder

Alt+1

Schedule <Time>

Assign selected items to the GTD Schedule folder or one of its sub-folders with a <DueDate>

Alt+2

Delegate <Time>

Assign selected items to the GTD Delegate folder or one of its sub-folders with a <DueDate>

Alt+3

Defer <Time>

Assign selected items to the GTD Defer folder or one of its sub-folders with a <DueDate> 

Alt+4

Incubate <Time>

Assign selected items to the GTD Incubate folder or one of its sub-folders with a <DueDate>

Alt+5

 

 

 Editor Toggles

Show | Hide Editor

Toggle the Editor between Edit and Display mode

Ctrl+E

Show | Hide Browser

Toggle the Web Browser

Ctrl+W

Highlighter On | Off

Turn Highlighter On | Off

Ctrl+Shift+H

Toggle Bold

Toggle selected text bold:  If no text is selected toggles bold mode On | Off

Ctrl+B

Toggle Italics

Toggle selected text italic:  If no text is selected toggles italics mode On | Off

Ctrl+I

Toggle Strikeout

Toggle selected text strikeout:  If no text is selected toggles strikeout mode On | Off

Ctrl+K

Toggle Underline

Toggle selected text underline:  If no text is selected toggles underline mode On | Off

Ctrl+U

 

 

 Property Dialogs

Field Chooser

Open the Field Chooser dialog

[VOX Only]

Field Properties <Field>

Open the Field Properties dialog so you can edit the named field