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Shortcuts and spreadsheet capabilities

Hate scrolling up and down to find an item? Us too! Wish there were a quicker way to navigate around your board? We get it! That's why we came up with shortcuts and spreadsheet capabilities. 


Accessing the shortcut menu

You can access our keyboard shortcuts within your monday.com account. Click on your avatar located on the lower-left corner of your screen and select "Shortcuts"


You can also press Shift ? to open this menu.

The keyboard shortcuts are split into two categories: System navigation (allowing you to navigate within your account) and, below that, the Board navigation (allowing you to navigate within a board). 



List of all shortcuts

Have a little scroll through this list to discover all of the shortcuts! 👇

  Mac PC
Quick Search Command + B Ctrl + B
Close Item Page Esc Esc
Close Dialogs Esc Esc
Close Search Esc Esc
Open/Close Navigation Command + . Ctrl + .
Navigate Down mceclip0.png mceclip0.png
Navigate Up mceclip2.png mceclip2.png
Navigate Left mceclip4.png mceclip4.png
Navigate Right mceclip6.png mceclip6.png
Navigate to Next Cell Tab Tab
Navigate to Previous Cell Shift + Tab Shift + Tab
Edit Cell Content Return Enter
Clear Cell Content Delete Backspace
Open Column View Space Space
Search Board Command + F Ctrl + F
Copy Cell Content Command + C Ctrl + C
Paste Cell Content Command + V Ctrl + V
Cut Cell Content Command + X Ctrl + X
Select Item Command + Return Ctrl + Enter
Select Range of Items Shift + Return Shift + Enter
Create New Group Command + Shift + G Ctrl + Shift + G
Create New Column Command + Shift + C Ctrl + Shift + C
Open Activity Log Command + Shift + L Ctrl + Shift + L
Sort Another Column Command + Left Click Ctrl + Left Click
Collapse/Expand All Groups Ctrl + G Ctrl + G


Quick Search

Quick Search allows you to quickly switch between boards in your monday.com account. Use keyboard shortcut Command + B on a Mac or Ctrl + B on a PC. Then type the name of your desired board to switch between boards as fast as lightning!  


Navigate around your board

You can use the arrows of your keyboard to navigate easily around your board just like in Excel.



You can also use Tab to navigate to the cell to the right within a row or the first cell in the row beneath the one currently highlighted.


Navigate to the previous cell

Use Shift + Tab to navigate easily to the cell to the left of the highlighted cell or the last cell in the previous row. 


Edit cell content

Once you are on a cell, hit Return or Enter to edit the contents. Simple as that!



Close editing any cell

To close the cell after editing without saving your changes, hit Esc.




Clear cell content

Use Backspace on a PC and Delete on a Mac to clear the contents of any cell. But be careful! There's no way to undo this.


Copy, paste and cut cell content

As with other programs, you can copy, paste, and cut cell content using your keyboard shortcuts. You can also copy any cell's content and paste the text anywhere you want outside of monday.com!



Save an update

If you'd like to save an update you have written in the Updates Feed, press Command + Enter (or + Return on a Mac) and your update will be submitted.



Batch Actions

Click on an item and then hold down Command (Shift on a PCwhile clicking on an item lower in the list. This will select the range of items in-between. This enables you to move, archive, or delete the list of selected items all at once! This is called "batch actions". You can click here to learn more about using batch actions.



We hope these shortcuts come in handy as you're navigating around monday.com!


If you have any questions, please reach out to our team by using our contact form. We're available 24/7 and happy to help! 🙂


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