G Suite keyboard shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts help you get more done with fewer clicks.

Gmail Chrome Browser Calendar Drive Docs Sheets Slides

 

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Gmail keyboard shortcuts

Turn on keyboard shortcuts

  1. In Gmail , click Settings Settingsand then Settings.
  2. Scroll to the Keyboard shortcuts section and select Keyboard shortcuts on.
  3.  At the bottom, click Save Changes.

Note: To see a complete list of keyboard shortcuts, open Gmail and press Shift + ?.
Use ⌘ for Mac or Ctrl for Windows, Chrome OS.

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Write an email Keyboard shortcut
Compose c
Add Cc recipients ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + c
Insert a link ⌘/Ctrl + k
Compose in a new tab  d
Add Bcc recipients  ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + b
Send ⌘/Ctrl + Enter
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Read an email  
Previous message in an open conversation * p
Mark as read Shift + i
Expand entire conversation * ;
Next message in an open conversation * n
Mark as unread Shift + u
Collapse entire conversation * :
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Format text  
Bold ⌘/Ctrl + b
Underline ⌘/Ctrl + u
Italics ⌘/Ctrl + i
Remove formatting ⌘ + \
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Interact with an email  
Select conversation x
Add conversation to Tasks  Shift + t 
Snooze b
Archive e
Reply r
Reply all a
Archive f
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Categorize an email  
Mark as important + or
Mark as not important  -
Open Label as menu  l
Select starred conversations * + s
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Navigate your inbox  
Go to Inbox g + i
Go to Sent messages  g + t 
Go to Drafts g + d
Go to All mail  g + a

Conversation view must be enabled.

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Chrome Browser keyboard shortcuts

Note:  See a complete list of keyboard shortcuts in Chrome Browser.
Use ⌘ for Mac or Ctrl for Windows, Chrome OS.

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Open and close tabs Keyboard shortcut
Open a new tab and jump to it ⌘/Ctrl + t 
Reopen the last closed tab and jump to it ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + t
Jump to a specific tab ⌘/Ctrl + 1 through ⌘/Ctrl + 8
Close the current tab or pop-up  ⌘/Ctrl + w
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Open and close windows  
Open a new window  ⌘/Ctrl + n
Open a new window in Incognito mode ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + n
Close the current window ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + w
Minimize the window ⌘ + m
Alt + Space + n
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Use Chrome Browser  
Search the web  ⌘ + Option + f
Ctrl + k
Open the Downloads page in a new tab ⌘ + Shift + j
Ctrl + j
Open options to print the current page ⌘/Ctrl + p
Open options to save the current page ⌘/Ctrl + s 
Open a file from your computer in Chrome Browser ⌘/Ctrl + o + select a file
Save your current webpage as a bookmark ⌘/Ctrl + d
Jump to the address bar ⌘/Ctrl + l
Open the Bookmark Manager ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + o
Sign in as a different user or browse as a guest ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + m
Open the History page in a new tab ⌘ + y
Ctrl + h
Quit Chrome Browser ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + q
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Customize Chrome Browser  
Open your home page in the current tab ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + h
Make everything on the page smaller  ⌘/Ctrl and - 
Make everything on the page bigger ⌘/Ctrl and +
Return everything on the page to the default size ⌘/Ctrl + 0
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 Calendar keyboard shortcuts 

Turn on keyboard shortcuts

  1. In Google Calendar, click Settings Settingsand thenSettings.
  2. On the left, click Keyboard shortcuts and check the Enable keyboards shortcuts box.

Note: To see a complete list of keyboard shortcuts, open Calendar and press Shift + ?
Use ⌘ for Mac or Ctrl for Windows, Chrome OS.

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Navigate your calendar Keyboard shortcut
Change your calendar view to the next date range j or
Move to the current day t
Refresh your calendar ⌘/Ctrl +r
Go to the Settings page s
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Change your calendar view  
Day view 1 or d
Week view 2 or w
Month view 3 or m
Agenda view 5 or a
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Create and edit events  
Create a new event c
See an event's details e
Delete an event Delete
Undo z
Save event (from the event details page) ⌘/Ctrl + s
Return to calendar grid from an event details page Esc
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Jump to Tasks and Keep

Use Google Keep and Google Tasks in a side panel while you’re in Calendar.

 

To go to the side panel, use these shortcuts:

Windows Ctrl + Alt + . or Ctrl + Alt + , 
Chromebook Alt + Shift + . or Alt + Shift ,
Mac Option + ⌘ +. or Option + ⌘ +,
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Drive

Drive keyboard shortcuts

Note: To see a complete list of keyboard shortcuts, open Google Drive and press Shift + ?.
Use ⌘ for Mac or Ctrl for Windows, Chrome OS.

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Create folders and files Keyboard shortcut
Document Shift + t
Presentation Shift + p
Spreadsheet Shift + s
Drawing Shift + d
Folder Shift + f
Form Shift + o
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Select items  
Select or deselect item  x
Select next item down j
Down arrow
Select next item up k
Up arrow
Select next item to the left h
Left arrow
Select next item to the right l
Right arrow
Clear all selections  Shift + n
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Interact with items  
Open selected item Enter + o
Rename selected item n
Share selected items  .
Move selected items to new folder z
Star or unstar selected items s
Undo last action  ⌘/Ctrl + z
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Open menus  
Create menu c
More actions menu a
Sort menu r
Settings menu t
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Navigate in Drive  
Go to navigation panel (folders list) g + n
g + f
Go to details pane g + d
Show or hide details pane d
Show or hide activity pane i
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Docs keyboard shortcuts

Note: To see a complete list of keyboard shortcuts, open Google Docs and press ⌘ + / (Mac) or Ctrl + / (Windows, Chrome OS). 
Use ⌘ for Mac or Ctrl for Windows, Chrome OS.

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Common actions Keyboard shortcut
Copy ⌘/Ctrl + c 
Cut ⌘/Ctrl + x
Paste ⌘/Ctrl + v 
Paste without formatting  ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + v 
Undo ⌘/Ctrl + z
Redo ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + z
Insert or edit link  ⌘/Ctrl + k
Find ⌘/Ctrl + f
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Format text  
Bold ⌘/Ctrl + b
Italicize ⌘/Ctrl + i
Underline ⌘/Ctrl + u
Strikethrough Option/Alt + Shift + 5
Superscript ⌘/Ctrl + .
Copy text formatting ⌘/Ctrl + Alt + c
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Format paragraphs  
Increase paragraph indentation ⌘/Ctrl + ] 
Decrease paragraph indentation ⌘/Ctrl + [ 
Numbered list ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + 7
Right align  ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + r
Left align  ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + l
Bulleted list  ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + 8
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Add comments and footnotes  
Insert comment  ⌘/Ctrl + Alt + m
Open discussion thread ⌘/Ctrl + Alt + Shift + a
Insert footnote  ⌘/Ctrl + Alt + f
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Sheets keyboard shortcuts

Note: To see a complete list of keyboard shortcuts, open Google Sheets and press Ctrl + / (Windows, Chrome OS) or ⌘ + / (Mac).
Use ⌘ for Mac or Ctrl for Windows, Chrome OS.

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Common actions Keyboard shortcut
Select column Ctrl + Space
Select row Shift + Space
Insert a link ⌘/Ctrl + k
Open Explore Alt + Shift + x
Insert new sheet Shift + F11
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Format cells  
Bold ⌘/Ctrl + b 
Underline ⌘/Ctrl + u
Italic ⌘/Ctrl + i 
Apply right border Option + Shift + 4
Apply top border Option + Shift + 1
Clear formatting  ⌘/Ctrl + \
Center align  ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + e
Right align ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + r
Left align ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + l
Apply left border Option + Shift + 2
Apply bottom border Option + Shift + 3
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Change rows and columns  
Hide row  ⌘/Ctrl + Alt + 9
Group rows or columns Alt + Shift + Right arrow
Unhide row ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + 9
Ungroup rows or columns Alt + Shift + Left arrow
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Add notes and comments  
Insert/edit note Shift + F2
Insert comment  ⌘/Ctrl + Alt + m
Open comment discussion thread ⌘/Ctrl + Alt + Shift + a
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Slides

Slides keyboard shortcuts

Note: To see a complete list of keyboard shortcuts, open Google Slides and press Ctrl + / (Windows, Chrome OS) or ⌘ + / (Mac).
Use ⌘ for Mac or Ctrl for Windows, Chrome OS.

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Common actions Keyboard shortcut
New slide  Ctrl + m
Select all ⌘/Ctrl + a
Open link Alt + Enter
Select none ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + a
Insert or edit link Ctrl + k
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Format text  
Bold ⌘/Ctrl + b
Italic ⌘/Ctrl + i
Underline ⌘/Ctrl + u
Increase font size ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + >
Decrease font size ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + <
Bulleted list ⌘/Ctrl + Shift + 8
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Move and arrange objects  
Group ⌘/Ctrl + Alt + g 
Ungroup ⌘/Ctrl + Alt + Shift + g
Nudge up, down, left, or right Arrow keys
Select next shape Tab
Select previous shape Shift + Tab
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Switch between slides  
Move to previous slide Page Up
Up arrow
Move to next slide Page Down
Down arrow
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Add notes and comments  
Insert comment ⌘/Ctrl + Alt + m
Enter current comment Holding ⌘/Ctrl + Enter
Open comment discussion thread ⌘/Ctrl + Alt + Shift + a
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Navigate presentations  
Open speaker notes panel Ctrl + Alt + Shift + s 
Open animations panel  ⌘/Ctrl + Alt + Shift + b

 

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