Use /Slash Commands to format Whiteboard objects

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Format your Whiteboard text with elements that stand out, like banners, headings, highlights, and code blocks. Insert buttons and dividers to add style.


You can use /Slash Commands with any object that supports text. All objects also have Object menus.


What you'll need

  • Whiteboards are available on every ClickUp Plan.

  • The number of Whiteboards that can be created depends on your Plan:

    • Free Forever: 3 Whiteboards.

    • Unlimited: 10 Whiteboards.

    • Business, Business Plus, and Enterprise: Unlimited Whiteboards.

  • Guests can use Whiteboards.

  • If using Google Chrome, we recommend enabling hardware acceleration.


Shapes, sticky notes, text boxes, and task text fields support text formatting using /Slash Commands. Type / to select from the menu of available options.

Screenshot highlighting the Whiteboard /Slash Commands menu.

Or use the /Slash Commands:

Available actions

/Slash Commands

Background, blue


Background, green


Background, orange


Background, purple


Background, red


Background, yellow


Banner blue


Banner green


Banner red


Banner yellow




Bulleted List






Code block




Heading 1


Heading 2


Heading 3


Heading 4


Inline code




Normal text

Remove heading formatting.


Numbered List






Toggle list


Website link




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