In our quest to completely remove unnecessary clicks, we created a game-changing feature— Slash Commands.

Combined with the Quick Switcher, you can do anything without lifting a finger in ClickUp!

How to use Slash Commands

From any of the following text fields simply type / to bring up the Slash Command menu.

In Task View

  1. Anywhere in Task view (unless you're actively editing the task description, just type /  and you'll be moved to the comments field automatically)
  2. Comments
  3. Description
  4. Title 

In List, Board, or Calendar View

  1. Quick create task field

Slash command options

After typing / use a shortcut (denoted in the Slash Command menu) to set up Task Options. These will vary depending on where you're working in ClickUp, and include:

  1. Move Lists  m   
  2. Assign tasks  a   
  3. Assign Comments  ac  
  4. Assign to me  me  
  5. Add watchers   w  
  6. Set priorities   p  
  7. Apply or change due dates  d  
  8. Change task status  s  
  9. Add waiting or blocking dependencies   o   or  b  
  10. Add a subtask  -  
  11. Mention a task   #  
  12. Mention a user  @  
  13. Change task position   pos  
  14. Due date to "today"   today  
  15. Add to inbox inbox 
  16. Time estimate  est  
  17. Start date  sd  
  18. Close task close  
  19. Tags  t  
  20. Build a table   table    
  21. Attachment   attach  
  22. Google Drive file  gdrive  
  23. Dropbox file  dropbox  
  24. Embed   em  
  25. CloudApp  cloudapp  
  26. YouTube   youtube   
  27. Vimeo  vimeo   
  28. Figma  figma  
  29. Loom  loom  
  30. Embed a List view  /list  

Rich Editing Commands:

  1. Normal text  norm   
  2. Heading 1  h1  
  3. Heading 2  h2   
  4. Heading 3  h3   
  5. Checklist   check   
  6. Divider   div   
  7. Inline Code  in   
  8. Quote  q   
  9. Code block  co  
  10. Link  k   
  11. Numeric list  num   
  12. Bulleted List   bul  
  13. Bold  bo   
  14. Italic  it   
  15. Strikethrough  st   
  16. Red background  r   
  17. Green background  g   
  18. Yellow background  y   

When you've chosen an option, use the keyboard to navigate and set the information. Press Space or Return to submit the change and continue working away!

Pro tips

  • Type / me  to quickly assign a task to yourself 
  • Type /closed  to quickly close a task (or just use / cl to be even faster)this also works for /done  and /complete 
  • You can use space  or enter  to select a command
  • You can use tab  or the arrow keys to browse through commands
  • In a task, create subtasks super quick by typing / -  
Did this answer your question?