Keyboard shortcuts

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Keyboard shortcuts help you save time by allowing you to never take your hands off the keyboard to use the mouse. Some keyboard shortcuts can be used anywhere in the app, and others — when editing or inserting items.

Shortcuts that can be used anywhere

These shortcuts can be used without selecting an item to edit.

ShortcutAction
Ctrl + Click or
Shift + Click
on task
Select and update multiple tasks at once
q Quickly add task from anywhere
a Add a new item to the bottom
A Add a new item to the top
/ Moves the focus to the query box
s Sort items by date (project view only)
p Sort items by priority (project view only)
r Sort items by responsible (project view only)
u Undo last action (when possible)

Shortcuts when editing or inserting items

The input box must be in use for these shortcuts to work — make sure the text is highlighted, or your cursor is placed in the input box to use shortcuts.

ShortcutAction
Esc Cancel current edit
Enter Save current item and append a new item below it
Ctrl + Enter Save current item and append a new item above it
Shift + Enter Save currently edited item and append a new item below it
Ctrl + LeftArrow Indent the item one time to the left. You can use this to create sub-items (works only inside projects)
Ctrl + RightArrow Indent the item one time to the right. You can use this to create sub-items (works only inside projects)
Ctrl + UpArrow Save current item and edit item above it
Ctrl + DownArrow Save current item and edit item below it
Shift+Click Complete and move to history a sub-task or a recurring task (you need to hold Shift while checking it off).
Ctrl + M Add a new Quick Comment
@ Define the label for the task
# Define the project for the task
+ Define the assignee for the task
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