Slack keyboard shortcuts

Slack  

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
3 years ago
- Shortcuts

Slack provides many useful shortcuts for desktop users. Take a look if you use Slack frequently,

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Ctrl + /

View all Slack keyboard shortcuts

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Tab

Move focus to next element

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↑   Shift + Tab

Move Move focus to previous element

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↑  ↓

Move focus through messages in a channel or DM

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Ctrl + `

Move focus to the next section

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↑   Shift + Ctrl + `

Move focus to the previous section

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Space

Take action or "click" on buttons

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⤶ Enter

Take action or "click" on links

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Esc

Close windows, menus or message input box

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Ctrl + +

Zoom in

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Ctrl + -

Zoom out

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Home

Scroll up

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or Page Up
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End

Scroll down

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or Page Down
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Ctrl + K

Quick switcher

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Ctrl + T

Quick switcher (only in desktop app)

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + K

Direct messages menu

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T

Open all threads view

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Alt +

Previous channel or DM

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Alt +

Next channel or DM

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Alt + ↑   Shift +

Previous unread channel or DM

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Alt +

Previous channel or DM visited

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Alt +

Next channel or DM visited

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Ctrl + ,

Preferences

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Ctrl + .

Open or close right pane

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + I

Channel info page

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + M

Activity

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + E

Directory

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

Starred items

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Ctrl + F

Search the current channel or conversation

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Toggle full screen view

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + A

Open all unreads view

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Alt +

(on a message) Mark messages as unread

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←  →

Move between channels

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R

Toggle current channel read or unread

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Tab

Switch to previous team

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Ctrl + Tab

Switch to next team

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Ctrl + 1

(...to 9) Switch to a specific team (you can see assigned number under the team icon in your Slack app)

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Esc

Mark all messages in current channel or DM as read

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↑   Shift + Esc

Mark all messages as read

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Alt +

Set a message as your oldest unread message

Note: Make sure your cursor is in the message box to perform these shortcuts.
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(in empty message box) Edit your last message

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↑   Shift +

Select text to the beginning of current line

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↑   Shift +

Select text to the end of current line

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↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter

Create a new line in your message

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + \

Add emoji reactions to a message

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Tab

Autocomplete @displayname

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Tab

Autocomplete channel. Example: #channelname

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Tab

Autocomplete emoji. Example: :emoji

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Ctrl + U

Upload a file

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter

Create a new snippet

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M

Toggle mute on and off

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V

Toggle video on and off

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Show invite list

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or A
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E + 1

(...to 9) View and select and emoji reactions

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Sharing options

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Program information

Program name: Slack Slack (Social & Messaging)

Slack is a set of team collaboration tools and services. Slack no longer uses an IRC backend but still offers IRC like features: persistent chat rooms, private groups and direct messaging. Slack allows all content to be searched including files, people and conversations.

Web page: slack.com

Last update: 11 November 2019

How easy to press shortcuts: 80%

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Shortcut count: 58

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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