This doc explains features in ClickUp 2.0. Looking for a 1.0 doc? Check out this link!

Hotkeys in ClickUp are heating up! Save time and start trying out some of the options below.

How to enable Hotkeys

  1. Click on your profile avatar
  2. Select Preferences 
  3. Flip the toggle for Hotkeys on 


Note: Use a windows computer? Replace Cmd with Ctrl 

Dashboard Navigation


  • Create and open subtasks from Task View with Cmd + Return
  • Paste images with Cmd + V
  • Use the - (minus) key to clear filters from your current view
  • Markup with backticks ` and bold text with asterisks * 
  • Open a new tab from any link with Cmd + Click 
  • Bulk create subtasks by pasting a list of texts
  • Anchor a link in task description or comments with Cmd + K 
  • Markdown shortcuts to convert to rich text formatting without leaving your keyboard.
  • Hover over a task in List or Board View and quickly assign it to yourself by clicking m 
  • Show/hide sidebar with q
  • Move to next task ctrl + shift + left or right arrow  

Slash Commands

There's no need to lift your fingers from the keyboard to add assignees, due dates, statuses, and so much more. All it takes is a few keystrokes!

Quick Switch

We've even added a quick switcher like the one you'll find in Slack! Press K  to navigate to the Space, Folder, or List of your choice.

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