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Jump Navigation - Keyboard shortcuts for interacting with the Roam user interface, for example copying the block reference for the current block, expanding and collapsing the page outline and many many more.
How to Use
Jump Nav keyboard shortcuts are initiated by pressing a
Meta key +
j followed by a command from the listed below.
Meta+j key will depend on your operating system, keyboard, and even browser. So try all three until you find the one that works for your setup:
Meta+j followed by:
Top of page
Bottom of page
Open this page in sidebar
Toggle Linked Refs
Toggle Unlinked Refs
Toggle Parents (page level)
Copy block ref
Copy block ref as alias
Insert block above
Insert block below
Go up a block
Go down a block
Go to parent block
Go to previous sibling
Go to next sibling
Toggle left sidebar
Toggle right sidebar
Daily Notes Popup
Some features in Roam42 can be configured by adding settings to your local graph database.
To use one of these settings, simply add them to a block in your graph, on any page. Then refresh your browser.
The Jump Nav feature supports a new setting called
You could use it to specify which keys from jump nav you'd like to ignore. For example, to ignore the delete a block command you would add the following block anywhere in your graph:
#42Setting jumpNavIgnore d
Notice you only add the key that comes after the leader key
It also accepts a comma delimited array to ignore multiple keys, so to ignore the help menu as well, you would add the following block:
#42Setting jumpNavIgnore d,h
There is an active community at roamresearch.slack.com channels
#roam-js. Stop by if you need help or want to share your ideas.