GitHub keyboard shortcuts

Web applications and sites like GitHub provides keyboard shortcuts for easier navigation and performing some actions faster. Here is the list provided by GitHub, which should include most of these shortcuts.

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Most pages on GitHub has keyboards shortcuts for performing actions faster. You can type ? to see the list of keyboard shortcuts available for that page.
S

Focus the search bar

or /
G then N

Go to your notifications

H

Open and focus on a user hovercard

Esc

When focused on a user hovercard, closes the hovercard and refocuses on the element the hovercard is in

G then C

Go to the Code tab

G then I

Go to the Issues tab

G then P

Go to the Pull requests tab

G then B

Go to the Projects tab

G then W

Go to the Wiki tab

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T

Activate the file finder

L

Jump to a line in your code

W

Switch to a new branch or tag

Y

Expand a URL to its canonical form

I

Show or hide comments on diffs

B

Open blame view

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Control + B

Insert Markdown formatting for bolding text

or ⌘ Cmd + B
Control + I

Insert Markdown formatting for italicizing text

or ⌘ Cmd + I
Control + K

Insert Markdown formatting for creating a link

or ⌘ Cmd + K
Control + ↑   Shift + P

Toggle between the Write and Preview comment tabs

or ⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + P
Control + ⤶ Enter

Submit a comment

Control then Control then Num 0 - Num 9

Opens saved replies menu and then autofills comment field with a saved reply.

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C

Create an issue

U

Filter by author

L

Filter by or edit labels

M

Filter by or edit milestones

A

Filter by or edit assignee

R

Quote the selected text in your reply

O

Open issue

or ⤶ Enter
Q

Request a reviewer

M

Set a milestone

L

Apply a label

A

Set an assignee

C

Open the list of commits in the pull request

T

Open the list of changed files in the pull request

J

Move selection down in the list

K

Move selection up in the list

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⤶ Enter

Start moving the focused column

or Space
Esc

Cancel the move in progress

⤶ Enter

Complete the move in progress

Move column to the left

or H
⌘ Cmd +

Move column to the leftmost position

or ⌘ Cmd + H
or Control + H

Move column to the right

or I
⌘ Cmd +

Move column to the rightmost position

or ⌘ Cmd + I
or Control + I
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⤶ Enter

Start moving the focused card

or Space
Esc

Cancel the move in progress

⤶ Enter

Complete the move in progress

Move card down

or J
or ⌘ Cmd +
or ⌘ Cmd + J
or Control +
Control + J

Move card to the bottom of the column

Move card up

or K
⌘ Cmd +

Move card to the top of the column

or ⌘ Cmd + K
or Control +
or Control + K

Move card to the bottom of the column on the left

or H
↑   Shift +

Move card to the top of the column on the left

or ↑   Shift + H
⌘ Cmd +

Move card to the bottom of the leftmost column

⌘ Cmd

h Move card to the bottom of the leftmost column

Control +

Move card to the bottom of the leftmost column

or Control + H
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift +

Move card to the top of the leftmost column

or ⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + H
or Control + ↑   Shift +
or Control + ↑   Shift + H

Move card to the bottom of the column on the right

↑   Shift +

Move card to the top of the column on the right

or ↑   Shift + L
⌘ Cmd +

Move card to the bottom of the rightmost column

or ⌘ Cmd + L
or Control +
or Control + L
or ⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift +
or ⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + L
or Control + ↑   Shift +
or Control + ↑   Shift + L
E

Mark as read

or I
or Y
↑   Shift + M

Mute thread

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Scroll left

or H

Scroll right

or I

Scroll up

or K

Scroll down

or J

Scroll all the way left

or ↑   Shift + H
↑   Shift +

Scroll all the way right

or ↑   Shift + I
↑   Shift +

Scroll all the way up

or ↑   Shift + K
↑   Shift +

Scroll all the way down

or ↑   Shift + J
Source: GitHub help

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Program name: GitHub (Developer tools)

GitHub is a web-based version control service. It uses git and mostly used for computer code. GitHub offers plans for private repositories and free accounts. GitHub says it has 20 million users and 57 million repositories as of April 2017, which makes it the largest host of source code.

Web page: https://github.com


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