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ClickUp Quick-Start Guide

Ready to be more productive? Here's the need-to-know information to get going right away.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcuts

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

How to enable Hotkeys

  • Click on your profile avatar
  • Select Preferences 
  • Flip the toggle for Hotkeys on 
How to enable Hotkeys


Note: Use a windows computer? Replace Cmd with Ctrl 

Dashboard Navigation

Jump between any  Required Views  in your Space!


  • Create and open  subtasks  from  Task View  with Cmd + Return
  • Paste images with Cmd + V
  • Create task  T 
  • Create a new  Reminder  R
  • 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 
  • When you create a new task: Open with 1, move to tray with 2 , or copy url with 3 
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