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All the shortcuts to save you time! Some can be used anywhere in the app, while others only work when adding or editing tasks.

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General

Action Shortcut
Quick Add Q
Search / or F
Dismiss/Cancel Esc

Show/Hide navigation menu

M

Show keyboard shortcuts

?

Open Command Menu

CMD (⌘) + K (Mac) or CTRL + K (Windows)
Print current view CMD (⌘) + P (Mac) or CTRL + P (Windows)

Quick Add

Type these shortcuts into the task field to quickly add details like project, priority level, and assignee.

Action Shortcut
Set a priority level P1, P2, P3, P4
Pick a project #
Pick a section /
Add an assignee +
Add a label @

Navigate

Use these shortcuts to quickly move between views, access your settings and much more. 

Action Shortcut
Open task in its project 
Shift ⇧ + G
Open Productivity
O then P
Open help & information
O then H
Open notifications 
O then N
Open profile photo menu 
O then U
Move focus up 
K or ↑
Move focus down 
J or ↓
Move focus to the right 
Move focus to the left 
Go to home
H or G then H 
Go to Inbox 
G then I
Go to Team Inbox 
G then Shift ⇧ + I
Go to Today 
G then T
Go to Upcoming 
G then U
Go to labels 
G then L
Go to projects 
G then P
Go to section
G then /
Open settings
O then S
Open theme
O then T
Open activity log
O then A

Add tasks

These shortcuts only work when your cursor is in the task. The shortcut actions are different depending on whether you’re creating a brand-new task or editing an existing one.

Action Shortcut
Add new task to the bottom of list
A
Add new task to the top of list
Shift ⇧ + A 
Save a newly created task and create a new one below
Enter
Save changes to an existing task and create a new task below
Shift ⇧ + Enter
Save a new task or save changes to an existing one and create a new task above
ctrl (⌃) + Enter

Edit Tasks

Action Shortcut
Complete focused task
E
Complete and archive recurring task
Shift ⇧ + click checkbox (hold down ⇧)
Open task view 
Enter
Edit task
CMD (⌘) + E (Mac) or CTRL + E (Windows)
Save edits
CMD (⌘) + Enter (Mac) or CTRL + Enter (Windows)
Schedule
T
Remove due date 
Shift ⇧ + T
Set priority level
1, 2, 3, 4 
Change priority level
Y
Comment
C
Add label 
L
Assign/reassign
Shift ⇧ + R 
Move to … 
V
More task actions 
.
Select focused task 
X (same as CMD + click (Mac) or CTRL + Click (Windows))
Select multiple tasks
CMD (⌘) + Click (Mac) or CTRL + Click (Windows) or Shift ⇧ + Click
Move focus to multi-select toolbar
,
Delete selected task(s) 
Delete / Backspace
Copy link to task
Shift ⇧ + CMD (⌘) + , 
Move to the task above the task currently being edited
CMD (⌘) + ↑ (Mac) or CTRL (⌘) + ↑ (Windows)
Move to the task below the task currently being edited
CMD (⌘) + ↓ (Mac) or CTRL (⌘) + ↓ (Windows)

 Create and complete sub-tasks

Action Shortcut
Increase indent of selected task
CMD (⌘) + → (Mac) or CTRL + → (Windows)
Decrease indent of selected task
CMD (⌘) + ← or CTRL + → (Windows)
See/Hide sub-tasks
Shift ⇧ + E
This is only available in the list view.

Handle tasks inside a project

These shortcuts only work in projects.

Action Shortcut
Change to list/board view
Shift ⇧ + V
Add section
S
Share project 
Shift ⇧ + S
Sort by due date
D
Sort by priority
P
Sort alphabetically
N
Sort by assignee
R
Open more project actions 
W
Actions in the Upcoming view
Action Shortcut
Go to today in Upcoming 
 ⌥ (option) + Shift ⇧ + Y or Home
Next week in Upcoming 
Shift ⇧ + →
Previous week in Upcoming 
Shift ⇧ + ←
Open month picker in Upcoming 
O then M
If you're looking for more keyboard shortcuts, try out the third-party Todoist Shortcuts extension for Chrome or Firefox.

General

Action Shortcut
Quick Add Q
Search / or F
Dismiss/Cancel Esc

Show/Hide navigation menu

M

Show keyboard shortcuts

?

Open Command Menu

CMD (⌘) + K
Print current view CMD (⌘) + P 

Quick Add

Type these shortcuts into the task field to quickly add details like project, priority level, and assignee.

Action Shortcut
Set a priority level P1, P2, P3, P4
Pick a project #
Pick a section /
Add an assignee +
Add a label @

Navigate

Use these shortcuts to quickly move between views, access your settings and much more. 

Action Shortcut
Open task in its project 
Shift ⇧ + G
Open Productivity
O then P
Open help & information
O then H
Open notifications 
O then N
Open profile photo menu 
O then U
Move focus up 
K or ↑
Move focus down 
J or ↓
Move focus to the right 
Move focus to the left 
Go to home
H or G then H 
Go to Inbox 
G then I
Go to Team Inbox 
G then Shift ⇧ + I
Go to Today 
G then T
Go to Upcoming 
G then U
Go to labels 
G then L
Go to projects 
G then P
Go to section
G then /
Open settings
O then S
Open theme
O then T
Open activity log
O then A

Add tasks

These shortcuts only work when your cursor is in the task. The shortcut actions are different depending on whether you’re creating a brand-new task or editing an existing one.

Action Shortcut
Add new task to the bottom of list
A
Add new task to the top of list
Shift ⇧ + A 
Save a newly created task and create a new one below
Enter
Save changes to an existing task and create a new task below
Shift ⇧ + Enter
Save a new task or save changes to an existing one and create a new task above
Ctrl (⌃) + Enter

Edit Tasks

Action Shortcut
Complete focused task
CMD (⌘) + Enter 
Complete and archive recurring task
Shift ⇧ + click checkbox (hold down ⇧)
Open task view 
Enter
Edit task
E or alt + Click
Save edits
CMD (⌘) + Enter 
Schedule
T
Remove due date 
Shift ⇧ + T
Set priority level
1, 2, 3, 4 
Change priority level
Y
Comment
C
Add label 
L
Assign/reassign
Shift ⇧ + R 
Move to … 
V
More task actions 
.
Select focused task 
X (same as CMD + click)
Select multiple tasks
CMD (⌘) + Click or Shift ⇧ + Click
Move focus to multi-select toolbar
,
Delete selected task(s) 
Delete / Backspace
Copy link to task
Shift ⇧ + CMD (⌘) + , 
Move to the task above the task currently being edited
CMD (⌘) + ↑ 
Move to the task below the task currently being edited
CMD (⌘) + ↓ 

 Create and complete sub-tasks

Action Shortcut
Increase indent of selected task
CMD (⌘) + → 
Decrease indent of selected task
CMD (⌘) + ← 
See/Hide sub-tasks
Shift ⇧ + E
This is only available in the list view.

Handle tasks inside a project

These shortcuts only work in projects.

Action Shortcut
Change to list/board view
Shift ⇧ + V
Add section
S
Share project 
Shift ⇧ + S
Sort by due date
D
Sort by priority
P
Sort alphabetically
N
Sort by assignee
R
Open more project actions 
W
Actions in the Upcoming view
Action Shortcut
Go to today in Upcoming 
 ⌥ (option) + Shift ⇧ + Y or Home
Next week in Upcoming 
Shift ⇧ + →
Previous week in Upcoming 
Shift ⇧ + ←
Open month picker in Upcoming 
O then M

General

Action Shortcut
Quick Add Q
Search / or F
Dismiss/Cancel Esc

Show/Hide navigation menu

M

Show keyboard shortcuts

?

Open Command Menu

CTRL + K 
Print current view CTRL + P 

Quick Add

Type these shortcuts into the task field to quickly add details like project, priority level, and assignee.

Action Shortcut
Set a priority level P1, P2, P3, P4
Pick a project #
Pick a section /
Add an assignee +
Add a label @

Navigate

Use these shortcuts to quickly move between views, access your settings and much more. 

Action Shortcut
Open task in its project 
Shift ⇧ + G
Open Productivity
O then P
Open help & information
O then H
Open notifications 
O then N
Open profile photo menu 
O then U
Move focus up 
K or ↑
Move focus down 
J or ↓
Move focus to the right 
Move focus to the left 
Go to home
H or G then H 
Go to Inbox 
G then I
Go to Team Inbox 
G then Shift ⇧ + I
Go to Today 
G then T
Go to Upcoming 
G then U
Go to labels 
G then L
Go to projects 
G then P
Go to section
G then /
Open settings
O then S
Open theme
O then T
Open activity log
O then A

Add tasks

These shortcuts only work when your cursor is in the task. The shortcut actions are different depending on whether you’re creating a brand-new task or editing an existing one.

Action Shortcut
Add new task to the bottom of list
A
Add new task to the top of list
Shift ⇧ + A 
Save a newly created task and create a new one below
Enter
Save changes to an existing task and create a new task below
Shift ⇧ + Enter
Save a new task or save changes to an existing one and create a new task above
CTRL (⌃) + Enter

Edit Tasks

Action Shortcut
Complete focused task
CTRL + Enter 
Complete and archive recurring task
Shift ⇧ + click checkbox (hold down ⇧)
Open task view 
Enter
Edit task
E or alt + Click
Save edits
CTRL + Enter
Schedule
T
Remove due date 
Shift ⇧ + T
Set priority level
1, 2, 3, 4 
Change priority level
Y
Comment
C
Add label 
L
Assign/reassign
Shift ⇧ + R 
Move to … 
V
More task actions 
.
Select focused task 
X (same as CTRL + Click)
Select multiple tasks
CTRL + Click or Shift ⇧ + Click
Move focus to multi-select toolbar
,
Delete selected task(s) 
Delete / Backspace
Copy link to task
Shift ⇧ + CMD (⌘) + , 
Move to the task above the task currently being edited
CTRL (⌘) + ↑ 
Move to the task below the task currently being edited
CTRL (⌘) + ↓

 Create and complete sub-tasks

Action Shortcut
Increase indent of selected task
CTRL + → 
Decrease indent of selected task
CTRL + →
See/Hide sub-tasks
Shift ⇧ + E
This is only available in the list view.

Handle tasks inside a project

These shortcuts only work in projects.

Action Shortcut
Change to list/board view
Shift ⇧ + V
Add section
S
Share project 
Shift ⇧ + S
Sort by due date
D
Sort by priority
P
Sort alphabetically
N
Sort by assignee
R
Open more project actions 
W
Actions in the Upcoming view
Action Shortcut
Go to today in Upcoming 
 ⌥ (option) + Shift ⇧ + Y or Home
Next week in Upcoming 
Shift ⇧ + →
Previous week in Upcoming 
Shift ⇧ + ←
Open month picker in Upcoming 
O then M

Quick Add

Type these shortcuts into the task field to quickly add details like project, priority level, and assignee.

Action Shortcut
Add a label @
Pick a project #
Pick a section /
Add an assignee +
Set a priority level p1, p2, p3, p4

General

These shortcuts can only be used with a mobile keyboard.
Action Shortcut
Open Task Quick Add CTRL + N
Go to Home view h
Create a new task at the top of the list (only works inside projects) CTRL + Shift + N
Create a new project CTRL + Shift + P
Create a new label CTRL + Shift + L
Create a new filter CTRL + Shift + F
Save a comment CTRL + Enter
Open the Inbox CTRL + 1
Open the Team Inbox CTRL + Shift + 1
Open Today CTRL + 2
Open Upcoming CTRL + 3
Open the projects list CTRL + 4
Open the labels list CTRL + 5
Open the filters list CTRL + 5
Open Search CTRL + F
Open Settings CTRL + ,
Manually sync CTRL + S

Quick Add

Type these shortcuts into the task field to quickly add details like project, priority level, and assignee.

Action Shortcut
Add a label @
Pick a project #
Pick a section /
Add an assignee +
Set a priority level p1, p2, p3, p4

General

These shortcuts can only be used with a keyboard.
Action Shortcut
Open Task Quick Add ⌘ + N
Go to Home view h
Create a new project Shift + ⌘ + P
Create a new label Shift + ⌘ + L
Create a new filter Shift + ⌘ + F
Open the Inbox ⌘ + 1
Open the Team Inbox Shift + ⌘ + 1
Open Today ⌘ + 2
Open Upcoming ⌘ + 3
Expand/collapse the projects list ⌘ + 4
Expand/collapse the labels list ⌘ + 5
Expand/collapse the filters list ⌘ + 5
Open Search ⌘ + F
Open Settings ⌘ + ,
Manually sync ⌘ + S

Sorting tasks inside a project

These shortcuts can only be used with a keyboard.
Action Shortcut
Sort by date ⌥ + d
Sort by priority ⌥ + p
Sort by name ⌥ + n
Sort by assignee ⌥ + r