Search your Workspace

Search your Workspace to find tasks, Docs, Whiteboards, and more.

What you'll need

Use the Command Center

You can access the Command Center from your left Sidebar or from anywhere in ClickUp using keyboard shortcuts:

  • In the upper-left corner, click Search.
  • Press Cmd + K on Mac.
  • Press Ctrl + K on PC.

When using the ClickUp desktop app, you can access the Command Center from anywhere on your computer:

  • Press Cmd + J on Mac.
  • Press Ctrl + J on PC.

Whether you're browsing the web, in another application, or on the browser version of ClickUp, the keyboard shortcut will open Command Center in the ClickUp desktop app and start searching.

When searching for tasks, only keywords located in task names, descriptions, and Custom Fields return results.

Browse the Hierarchy

Use the left Sidebar to browse your Hierarchy. Click the expand icons to expand or contract Spaces and Folders.

Screenshot of the Sidebar.

Search a view

To search for an item within a specific Task view:

  1. Open a Task view.
  2. In the upper-left of the view, click the Search tasks... search bar.
  3. Type one or more keywords from the item you are looking for.
  4. Results automatically populate.

Find archived items

The items you're looking for may have been archived. Learn how to unarchive items using the following articles:

Check your permissions

If an item's permissions change, you may have lost access. Contact your Workspace owner or admin to check your permissions.

Check the Trash

The item you're looking for may have been deleted. Check the Trash.

Members and guests can only see and restore items they deleted in the last 30 days. The Workspace owner and admins can see, restore, or permanently delete most items from the last 30 days.


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