GitHub keyboard shortcuts

GitHub

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
3 years ago
- 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.

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.
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S

Focus the search bar

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or /
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G then N

Go to your notifications

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H

Open and focus on a user hovercard

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Esc

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

0
G then C

Go to the Code tab

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G then I

Go to the Issues tab

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G then P

Go to the Pull requests tab

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G then B

Go to the Projects tab

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G then W

Go to the Wiki tab

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T

Activate the file finder

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L

Jump to a line in your code

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W

Switch to a new branch or tag

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Y

Expand a URL to its canonical form

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I

Show or hide comments on diffs

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B

Open blame view

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Control + B

Insert Markdown formatting for bolding text

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or ⌘ Cmd + B
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Control + I

Insert Markdown formatting for italicizing text

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or ⌘ Cmd + I
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Control + K

Insert Markdown formatting for creating a link

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or ⌘ Cmd + K
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Control + ↑   Shift + P

Toggle between the Write and Preview comment tabs

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

Submit a comment

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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

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U

Filter by author

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L

Filter by or edit labels

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M

Filter by or edit milestones

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A

Filter by or edit assignee

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R

Quote the selected text in your reply

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O

Open issue

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or ⤶ Enter
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Q

Request a reviewer

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M

Set a milestone

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L

Apply a label

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A

Set an assignee

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C

Open the list of commits in the pull request

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T

Open the list of changed files in the pull request

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J

Move selection down in the list

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K

Move selection up in the list

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⤶ Enter

Start moving the focused column

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or Space
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Esc

Cancel the move in progress

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⤶ Enter

Complete the move in progress

0

Move column to the left

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or H
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⌘ Cmd +

Move column to the leftmost position

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or ⌘ Cmd + H
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or Control + H
0

Move column to the right

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or I
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⌘ Cmd +

Move column to the rightmost position

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or ⌘ Cmd + I
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or Control + I
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⤶ Enter

Start moving the focused card

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or Space
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Esc

Cancel the move in progress

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⤶ Enter

Complete the move in progress

0

Move card down

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or J
0
or ⌘ Cmd +
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or ⌘ Cmd + J
0
or Control +
0
Control + J

Move card to the bottom of the column

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Move card up

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or K
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⌘ Cmd +

Move card to the top of the column

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or ⌘ Cmd + K
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or Control +
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or Control + K
0

Move card to the bottom of the column on the left

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or H
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↑   Shift +

Move card to the top of the column on the left

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or ↑   Shift + H
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⌘ Cmd +

Move card to the bottom of the leftmost column

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⌘ Cmd

h Move card to the bottom of the leftmost column

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Control +

Move card to the bottom of the leftmost column

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or Control + H
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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift +

Move card to the top of the leftmost column

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or ⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + H
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or Control + ↑   Shift +
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or Control + ↑   Shift + H
0

Move card to the bottom of the column on the right

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↑   Shift +

Move card to the top of the column on the right

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or ↑   Shift + L
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⌘ Cmd +

Move card to the bottom of the rightmost column

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or ⌘ Cmd + L
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or Control +
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or Control + L
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or ⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift +
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or ⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + L
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or Control + ↑   Shift +
0
or Control + ↑   Shift + L
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E

Mark as read

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or I
0
or Y
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↑   Shift + M

Mute thread

0

Scroll left

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or H
0

Scroll right

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or I
0

Scroll up

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or K
0

Scroll down

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or J
0

Scroll all the way left

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or ↑   Shift + H
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↑   Shift +

Scroll all the way right

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or ↑   Shift + I
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↑   Shift +

Scroll all the way up

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or ↑   Shift + K
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↑   Shift +

Scroll all the way down

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or ↑   Shift + J
Source: GitHub help

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Program information

Program name: GitHub 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: github.com

Last update: 11 November 2019

How easy to press shortcuts: 86%

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Shortcut count: 130

Platform detected: Windows and macOS mixed

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