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Timely keyboard shortcuts

Quickly navigate through your time entries to save time

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Written by Lisa
Updated over a week ago

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Timely's keyboard shortcuts make it ridiculously fast and easy to log or plan tasks in your calendar. Most of them are intuitive ๐Ÿ”ฎ enough for you to just give it a try, but here's the full breakdown, for both Mac and PC:

๐ŸŒŽ Global Shortcuts

  • Toggle the help menu: type "?"

  • Create a new time entry for today: Control + "E" (Mac) / Alt + โ€œEโ€ (PC)

  • Create a new project: Control + "P" (Mac) / Alt + โ€œPโ€ (PC)

  • Navigate to today on the calendar: Control + "D" (Mac) / Alt + โ€œDโ€ (PC)

  • Navigate through a time entry pop-up: ย tab key (forward) or shift+tab (backward) - jumps between sections when creating or editing a time entry.ย 

  • Save an entry: Submit (enter) - provided logged or planned time is already entered.ย 

  • Close an entry: Esc - closes the time entry pop-up without saving.

  • Copy an entry to different days in Week view: Option + Click and drag (Mac) / Alt + Click and drag (PC)

  • Create a new line in the Note editor for an entry: Shift + Enter

๐Ÿ“… Calendar Shortcuts

  • Create a new hour: Control + "E" (Mac) / Alt + โ€œEโ€ (PC)

๐Ÿ’ผ Project Shortcuts

  • Create a new project: Control + "N" (Mac) / Alt + โ€œNโ€ (PC)

  • Search projects: Control + "F" (Mac) / Alt + โ€œFโ€ (PC)

๐Ÿ‘ฅ People Shortcutsย 

  • Invite a new user: Control + "N" (Mac) / Alt + โ€œPโ€ (PC)

  • Search users: Control + "F" (Mac) / Alt + โ€œFโ€ (PC)

๐Ÿ“Š Report Shortcuts

  • Create a new report: Control + "N" (Mac) / Alt + โ€œNโ€ (PC)

๐Ÿ‘ค Client Shortcutsย 

  • Create a new client: Control + "N" (Mac) / Alt + โ€œNโ€ (PC)

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