Keyboard shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts

Routine is designed for speed. As a result, the app is loaded with keyboard shortcuts to perform redundant operations as quickly as possible.

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You will sometimes see CMD/CTRL and ⌘/^ to indicate that the COMMAND key must be used on macOS or CONTROL must be used on Windows. Likewise, OPT/ALT and βŒ₯/βŽ‡ represent OPTION on macOS or ALT on Windows.

πŸ“‹ Dashboard

Binding (symbol)
Binding (text)
Action
^ ⎡
CTRL+SPACE
Open the dashboard Hide the dashboard (if already opened)
βŽ‹
ESCAPE
Close the dashboard

πŸ’» Console

Binding (symbol)
Binding (text)
Action
↑/↓
UP/DOWN
Select a suggestion
↡
ENTER
Suggestion: validate a selected suggestion General: validate the action (e.g create a task)
β‡₯
TAB
Validate a selected suggestion

🧭 Navigation

Binding (symbol)
Binding (text)
Action
↑/↓
UP/DOWN
Select an item in a list
⌘/^ [
CMD/CTRL+[
Navigate to previous screen (back)
⌘/^ ]
CMD/CTRL+]
Navigate to next screen (forward)
⌘/^ ⇧ [
CMD/CTRL+SHIFT+[
Navigate to previous period (day/week/month/etc.)
⌘/^ ⇧ ]
CMD/CTRL+SHIFT+]
Navigate to next period (day/week/month/etc.)
⌘/^ ⇧ \
CMD/CTRL+SHIFT+\
Navigate to the current period (day/week/month/etc.)
⌘/^ 1/2/3/4/5
CMD/CTRL+1/2/3/4/5
Navigate to Today/Planner/Inbox/Journal/Pages
⌘/^ ↓
CMD/CTRL+DOWN
Navigate to next screen in menu
⌘/^ ↑
CMD/CTRL+UP
Navigate to previous screen in menu
⌘/^ \
CMD/CTRL+\
Expand/retract menu
⌘/^ CLICK
CMD/CTRL+CLICK
Open link in browser
βŽ‹
ESCAPE
Close the modal/pop-up

πŸ“¦ Objects

General

Binding (symbol)
Binding (text)
Action
⌘/^ ↡
CMD/CTRL+ENTER
Open the selected task, event, page, contact etc.
⌘/^ C
CMD/CTRL+C
Copy the selected item's title
↑/↓
UP/DOWN
Select a template for the object’s notes
↡
ENTER
Validate a selected template
⌘/^ ⌫/␑
CMD/CTRL+BACKSPACE/DELETE
Delete the selected/opened object

Tasks

Binding (symbol)
Binding (text)
Action
↡
ENTER
Rename the selected task
⌘/^ E
CMD/CTRL+E
Complete/uncomplete selected/opened task
⌘/^ .
CMD/CTRL+.
Complete/uncomplete selected/opened task
⌘/^ ⇧ I
CMD/CTRL+SHIFT+I
Ignore/unignore selected/opened task
⌘/^ L
CMD/CTRL+L
Schedule/reschedule selected/opened ask
⌘/^ βŒ₯ L
CMD/CTRL+OPT/ALT+L
Unschedule selected/opened task
⌘/^ P
CMD/CTRL+P
Postpone selected/opened task
⌘/^ ⇧ M
CMD/CTRL+SHIFT+M
Move selected/opened task

Events

Binding (symbol)
Binding (text)
Action
⌘/^ J
CMD/CTRL+J
Open the event’s associated conference link
⌘/^ ⇧ I
CMD/CTRL+SHIFT+I
Ignore/unignore selected/opened event

Pages

Binding (symbol)
Binding (text)
Action
⌘/^ ⇧ A
CMD/CTRL+SHIFT+A
Archive/unarchive selected/opened page

People

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Not available yet!

✍️ Notes

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All task-related keyboard shortcuts are supported when operating on checkboxes e.g ⌘ L will schedule the checkbox's associated task, ⌘ ↡ will open it etc.

Note blocks can be created in several ways, including through Markdown shortcuts:

  • Text
  • Bulleted list: /bullet, or through the shortcut * or - followed by a ⎡ (SPACE)
  • Ordered list: /ordered or through the shortcut 0., 1., 2. etc. followed by a ⎡
  • Section heading: /h1, /h2, /h3 or through the equivalent shortcuts #, ##, ### followed by a ⎡
  • Quote: /quote or through the shortcut | followed by a ⎡
  • Divider: /divider or through the shortcut ---
  • Embed (photos, videos, tweets, etc.): /embed
  • Task: /todo, /task, /checkbox or through the shortcut [] followed by a ⎡
  • Attachment: πŸ›‘ not yet available

The text can also be formatted through the following keyboard shortcuts:

  • Bold: ⌘ B
  • Italic: ⌘ I

🎁 Other

Binding (symbol)
Binding (text)
Action
⌘/^ ⇧ /
CMD/CTRL+SHIFT+/
Display keyboard shortcuts
⌘/^ ⇧ ,
CMD/CTRL+SHIFT+,
Enable/disable dark mode

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