Customizing Keybindings

Inkdrop keymaps work similarly to stylesheets. Just as stylesheets use selectors to apply styles to elements, Inkdrop keymaps use selectors to associate key combinations with events in specific contexts. Here's a small example, excerpted from Inkdrop's built-in keymap:

'.CodeMirror textarea':
  'enter': 'editor:new-line'

'body .native-key-bindings':
  'enter': 'native!'

This keymap defines the meaning of Enter in two different contexts. In a normal editor, pressing Enter triggers the editor:new-line command, which causes the editor to insert a newline. But if the same keystroke occurs outside the editor, it instead triggers the native behavior.

By default, keymap.cson is loaded when Inkdrop is started. It will always be loaded last, giving you the chance to override bindings that are defined by Inkdrop's core keymaps or third-party packages.

You can see all the keybindings that are currently configured in your installation of Inkdrop in Keybindings section on Preferences window:


By clicking your keymap file on the top of this section, you can open up the file.

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