Launch any app on your Mac, and use Universal Search to find your work that lives outside of ClickUp.
What you'll need
- The Desktop Command Center is available on all ClickUp plans.
- Guests can use the Desktop Command Center.
- The Desktop Command Center is part of the ClickUp Desktop App.
The ClickUp desktop app must be running in order to use the desktop Command Center. If you close the desktop app window, the app will continue to run in the background.
Open Desktop Command Center
To open the Desktop Command Center:
Cmd + Jon Mac.
Ctrl + Jon PC.
You can customize these shortcuts from your desktop app settings.
Open the Desktop Command Center and start typing to search your ClickUp Workspaces and the apps you've connected with Universal Search.
Quick create ClickUp items
Open the Command Center and type
Create to create new items, including Tasks, Docs, and Reminders.
/ in the Command Center to see all available commands.
Start typing the name of a command and press
Return, or click on the command to run it.
Launch apps from your Mac
Type in the name of apps installed on your Mac to open them right from the Desktop Command Center.
For example, type
Open Spotify to play your favorite music.
Open VS Code to start working on your coding projects.
Use the Desktop Command Center and ClickUp in a web browser
If you prefer to use ClickUp in a web browser, you can still use the Desktop Command Center.
Launch the ClickUp desktop app and close the desktop app window, without quitting or completely closing the app.
The desktop app will keep running in the background, and you'll see the ClickUp icon in your system tray.