Use hotkeys and keyboard shortcuts

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Shortcuts are available all over your Workspace. Use shortcuts and Command Center to do just about anything without lifting a finger!

 

Tip: You can press Shift + ? in your Workspace to bring up the list of hotkeys and shortcuts.


What you'll need

Enable hotkeys

Hotkeys are disabled by default. To use hotkeys they must be enabled in your preferences.

  1. Click your profile avatar.

  2. Select My Settings

  3. Scroll down to the Preferences section.

  4. Click Hotkeys on.

Screenshot of enabling Hotkeys in Preferences section.

Available hotkeys and keyboard shortcuts

Different shortcuts work in different places throughout your Workspace.

Tip: From Docs, Whiteboard, or Dashboards make sure your cursor is outside of any text fields when pressing a hotkey.

 

Use these shortcuts almost anywhere in your Workspace.

Action

Hotkey/Shortcut

Mac

Hotkey/Shortcut Windows

Close a task or window

Esc

Esc

Command Center

Open the Search and Command Center modal.

Cmd + K

Ctrl + K

Billing
Open your Billing page.

Cmd + B

Ctrl + B

Home

h

h

Notifications

Load new notifications.

Space

Space

Notepad

Open Notepad.

p

p

Reminder

Create a reminder.

r

r

Search

Open the Search and Command Center modal.

s

s

Sidebar

Show or hide Sidebar.

q

q

Task

Create a task

t

t

 

Use these shortcuts from Comments, Docs, Whiteboard, Columns, Chat view, text block Dashboard widgets, and Notepad.

Action

Hotkey/Shortcut

Mac

Hotkey/Shortcut Windows

@mention a person

@

@

@mention a task

@@

@@

@mention a doc

@@@

@@@

Arrow

Insert an arrow ➝ into text.

->

->

Code block

Select all characters in a code block.

Cmd + A

Ctrl + A

Comment

Edit your most recent comment.

Up arrow

Up arrow

Emoji
Open emoji menu.

:

:

Hyperlink

Highlight text to add a link.

Cmd + K

Ctrl + K

Hyperlink

Open a hyperlink in a new tab.

Click mouse + Cmd

Click mouse + Ctrl

Use these shortcuts from tasks and subtasks.

Action

Hotkey/Shortcut

Mac and Windows

Assign a task to yourself

From the task or while hovering over the task in List/Board view, press m.

Bulk create subtasks

Paste a list of text into an empty subtask. Each line becomes a new, separate subtask.

Copy URL, new task

Save the task and press 3.

Move to tray, new task

Save the task and press 2.

Open, new task

Save the task and press 1.

Navigate to next task

From the task, press Ctrl + Shift + Left or Right arrow.

Use these shortcuts from views.

Action

Hotkey

Dashboard view

d

Filters

Clear filters from your current view.

minus -

Board view

Navigate to.

b

Box view

Navigate to.

x

Calendar view

Navigate to.

c

List view

Navigate to.

l

Use these shortcuts from Docs.

Action

Mac Shortcut

Windows Shortcut

Create a comment from your selected text

Cmd + Shift + M

Ctrl + Shift + M

Create a task from your selected text

Cmd + Option + T

Ctrl + Shift + T

Highlight a text block

Cmd + Shift + H

Ctrl + Shift + H

Duplicate a text block

Cmd + D

Ctrl + D

Gif showing Doc shortcuts.

 

 

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