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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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