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Is there a keyboard shortcut to paste as quoted text?

Now the quoting button is hidden in the "Formatting" bar so figured a keyboard shortcut would be handy.

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

Wow, after posting the bounty I found it: Ctrl+Shift+9.

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Where have you found the answer? – pihentagy Mar 21 '13 at 22:44
Tool tip of the quoting button. Wasn't there before but seems like they have since added it. – Belmin Fernandez Mar 22 '13 at 0:19
For more cool keyboard shortcuts, see googlesystem.blogspot.com/2013/03/… – pihentagy Mar 22 '13 at 14:30
Don’t forget to accept your own answer. ;) – Alex Mar 22 '13 at 15:36
@Alex didn't know about the kbd tag. Thanks! – Belmin Fernandez Mar 23 '13 at 14:27

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