Evolution keyboard shortcuts


Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
24 months ago
- Shortcuts
Ctrl + 1


Ctrl + 2


Ctrl + 3


Ctrl + 4


Ctrl + 5


Ctrl + N

New item in current mode


Cycle focus between panes

↑   Shift + Ctrl + Q

Clear search bar

Ctrl + W

Close Window

↑   Shift + Ctrl + W

Open new window

Ctrl + Q

Quit Evolution

Ctrl + P

Print selection

Ctrl + S

Save selection


Delete selection

or ⬅ Backspace
↑   Shift + Ctrl + V

Move mail/contacts to folder

↑   Shift + Ctrl + Y

Copy mail/contacts to folder

↑   Shift + Ctrl + M

New message


Send/Receive messages

Ctrl + Y

Apply filters

⤶ Enter

Open in new window

or Ctrl + O
Ctrl + F

Forward selection


Next unread message

or ]

Previous unread message

or [
Ctrl + R

Reply to sender

Ctrl + L

Reply to list

↑   Shift + Ctrl + R

Reply to all recipients

⬅ Backspace

Scroll up


Scroll down

Ctrl + T

Go to today

Ctrl + G

Go to date

Share this page on:

Program information

Program name: Evolution Evolution (Productivity)

Evolution is an official personal information manager for GNOME. It combines email, address book, calendar, task list and note-taking features with a user interface similar to Microsoft Outlook.

Web page: wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Evolution

Last update: 11 Nov 2019

Shortcut count: 40

How easy to press shortcuts: 89%

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

Similar programs


Join our mailing list!

Your email is kept private and we don't spam.

Mack says: 53 days ago 8/30/2020 12:56 PM
I accidentally pressed Ctrl+J (rather than Y). Emails gone! What is Ctrl+J as I can't see this on the list!
Fortunately I have these emails forwarded to another email address so they are not unrecoverable.

Mack OP says in reply to Mack : 53 days ago 8/30/2020 12:59 PM
Don't worry - I figured it out. Interesting that it's not listed here though!