Within Teamwork, you can use keyboard shortcuts to access features that you use regularly and help you work more efficiently.

You can view a list of the available shortcuts via the Help menu in the bottom left of the main navigation. Click the Help option and select the Keyboard Shortcuts option in the additional pop-out menu.

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Quick Add menu shortcuts

Press q to open the Quick Add menu, then use one of the following shortcuts to choose an item in the menu:

Add a project
q  p
Add a milestone
q  m
Add a task
q  t
Add a message
q  n
Add an event
q  e
Start a timer
q  s
Log time
q  l
Invite users
q  u

Global shortcuts

You can use these keyboard shortcuts from any area of your site:

Move to the search bar
f
Open Switch Project menu
s
Open Support Center
h
Open My Shortcuts
SHIFT  s
Notes 

  • Pressing s while hovering over a task name will instead start a timer for that task.
  • Pressing f while hovering over a task name will instead open the file upload modal to attach a file to that task.


Project shortcuts

You can use these keyboard shortcuts when you're viewing a specific project:

Open Gantt Chart
g
Choose Project Section (Tasks, Milestones, Messages etc.)
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Task shortcuts

When you hover your mouse over a task, you can use these shortcuts:

Open task details in quick view panel
v
Edit task
e
Assign task to me (in addition to current people)
+
Unassign task from me (other people will remain)
-
Assign task to me (unassign from anyone else)
j
Assign task to Anyone (unassign the task)
a
Complete task
c
Start a timer
s  (while hovering over the task name)
Attach a file
f
Duplicate task
d
Move task
m
Add a comment
n
Demote to next subtask level down
TAB
Promote to next task level up
SHIFT  TAB

Task views

Switching between task views when viewing the tasks area of a project:

Switch to board view
b
Switch to list view
l


Board view - navigations

Move between columns and show the current one as selected

Move between cards in a column and show the current ones as selected

Select multiple cards in a column
SHIFT 

Board view - column shortcuts

When you use the keyboard to navigate to a column you'll see it highlighted and you can use the following keyboard shortcuts:

Edit Column
e
Filter Cards
f

Board view - card shortcuts

When you use the keyboard to navigate to a card you'll see it highlighted and you can use the following keyboard shortcuts:

Edit task
e
Open task details in quick view panel
v
Assign task to me (in addition to current people)*
+
Unassign task from me (other people will remain)*
-
Assign task to me (unassign from anyone else)*
j
Assign task to Anyone (unassign the task)*
a
Complete task*
c
Duplicate Task
d
Add a comment
n
Move card to next column
TAB
Move card to previous column
SHIFT  TAB

* These actions can be used with multiple cards selected

For more information, see: Creating and Using Shortcuts