As stated in an earlier comment there is no such shortcut by default.
Having said that and reading your answer: "I can create a new document by typing docs.new in the address bar", I believe you will be happier with the following.
How to build a custom shortcut for creating a new Google file
Steps for Google Chrome (a very popular browser)
- Go to
- Click on the
- On the pop-up window fill in the field for
Search engine (give it a friendly name that makes sense to you)
Keyword (choose any combination you want for your "shortcut". I chose
- and finally fill in the URL
Now every time you type in your browser's address bar
=nd and hit
ENTER a new Google Document will be created in your root Drive folder.
You can follow the above steps and also build custom shortcuts for Google Sheets, Forms, Slides
You can take it to the next level and even create your personal, customized "Templates" (as described in this post) and build shortcuts for those as well.
I have one (as shown in the bottom of my image) as
=intd that I use for my invoices, with a URL like: