Use this template for all research at the Dartmouth Debate Institute. Instructions for installation and use are in the Dartmouth Template Guide.




For your basic set of instructions:

Control + 1 – Block Headings

Alt/Option + Control + 1 – Hidden Block Header

Control + 2 – Tags

Control + 3 – Nothing/Clear Formatting


Control + 4 – Cards


Control + 6 – Cites

Alt/Option + Control + 6 – Author-Date


Control + 7 – Underline



Control + Alt/Option + 7 – Dotted Underline



Control + 9 – Highlight Selection



Control + Alt/Option + H – Un-highlight Selection


Control + Alt/Option + S – Shrink Non-Underlined Selected Text




Control + Alt/Option +Þ(Right Arrow) – Send Block to Speech.doc

Control + Alt/Option +Ü(Left Arrow) – Send Selected/Highlighted Text to Speech.doc

Control + Alt/Option +Ý(Up Arrow) – Move Block Upwards in Order

Control + Alt/Option +ß(Down Arrow) – Move Block Down in Order



Control + Alt/Option + End OR Control + A⁄lt/Option + Delete – Delete current block

Control + Alt/Option + Shift +Ý(Up Arrow) – Move Card Above Prior Card

Control + Alt/Option + Shift +ß(Down Arrow) – Move Card Below Following Card

Control + Alt/Option + Shift + End OR Delete – Delete current card

Control + Alt/Option + R – Remove returns in selection

Control + Alt/Opton + P – Paste Clipboard in plain text

Control + Alt/Option + T – Create Table of Contents

Make Citation List for all cards in current document: See button on toolbar above.

Open New Document in the Template: Button to the immediate right of the “Create New Blank Document Button”

Print Current Block: Button to the right of the printer above.

Fix Doc Map: Button to the right of “Make Cites”. This ensures that only block headings appear in the Document map. After clicking it right click on the document map and select “Show Heading 1”.


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