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)
  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. Change Lists (l)
  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. Attachment attach  
  21. Google Drive file gdrive  
  22. Dropbox file dropbox 
  23. Embed em  
  24. CloudApp cloudapp  
  25. YouTube youtube  
  26. Vimeo vimeo 
  27. Figma figma  
  28. Loom loom 
  29. Build a table table 

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 / -  
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