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Keyboard shortcuts for Things 3 from Cultured Code.

Create new items

+ N
Create a new to-do
Space
Create a new to-do below selection
+ V
Paste plain text to create new to-dos
+ + C
Create a checklist in an open to-do
+ + N
Create a new heading in a project
+ + N
Create a new project
+ Space
Open Quick Entry
+ + Space
Open Quick Entry with Autofill

Edit items

Open a to-do or project
+
Save and close
Esc
Save and close
+ D
Duplicate a to-do or project
+ C
Copy a to-do or project
+ V
Paste a to-do or project
+ .
Complete selected items
+ + .
Cancel selected items
Delete selected items
+ L
Move completed to 📔 Logb­ook

Select items

Select item above
Select item below
+
Extend selection upwards
+
Extend selection downwards
+ +
Extend selection to the top
+ +
Extend selection to the bottom
+ A
Select everything

Move items

+ + M
Move selection to another list
+ + V
Move copied to-dos and projects
+
Move selection up
+
Move selection down
+ +
Move selection to top of list
+ +
Move selection to bottom of list
 

Edit dates

+ S
Show 📆 Jump Start
+ T
Start ⭐ Today
+ E
Start 🌙 This Evening
+ R
Start 🕕 Anyt­ime
+ O
Start 🗃️ Some­day
+ ]
Start date +1 day
+ [
Start date -1 day
+ + ]
Start date +1 week
+ + [
Start date -1 week
+ + D
Direct access to set a Deadline
+ .
Deadline +1 day
+ ,
Deadline -1 day
+ + >
Deadline +1 week
+ + <
Deadline -1 week
+ + R
Make to-do or project repeating

Navigate

+ 1
Go to 📥 Inbox
+ 2
Go to ⭐ Today
+ 3
Go to 📆 Upco­ming
+ 4
Go to 🕕 Anyt­ime
+ 5
Go to 🗃️ Some­day
+ 6
Go to 📔 Logb­ook
+ + L
Show to-do in list
Enter a selected project
Return to a previous list
+
Scroll to top
+
Scroll to bottom
+ + +
Navigate up in the sidebar
+ + +
Navigate down in the sidebar
 

Control Windows

+ + N
Open new window
+ + `
Cycle through open windows
+ W
Close current window
+ + W
Close all windows
+ /
Hide or show toolbar
+ + F
Full screen

Search

any key
Start typing to begin a search
+ F
Find

Tags

+ + T
Open tag window
Esc
Close tag window
+ + T
Direct access to add a tag
+ shortcut
Toggle a tag for selected to-do
+ + shortcut
Filter for a tag
+ click tag
Select multiple tags
+ Esc
Destroy previous filter

Links

+ +
Open a link
       

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