Keyboard shortcuts.....?

One thing I'd love to be considered, mainly I guess for Mac and iPad (with keyboard) users is the option to have quick actions executed via a keyboard shortcut.
For example I'd love to be able to:

  • Select a task and hit 't' to move it tomorrow
  • Select a task and hit 'w' to move it out a week
  • Select a task and hit '1, 2 or 3' to change the priority

The shortcuts should be configurable as to which keys to use.

I feel this would give a great boost in productivity. Would anyone else find this useful?

It seems there are quite a few suggestions for more keyboard shortcuts so could this be considered?

Hi @Daron_Brewood, thanks for the feedback. You can make dedicated keyboard shortcut on Mac using method described in below video.


Interesting, I had already tried that, but every time I look to use the keyboard shortcut I just get a beep and nothing happens. HmmI m wondering here is there is something I need to toggle to get these working as even CMD-Z doesn't work to bring back a task I've checked off in error.

Plus using the system control means you can't use a single key like 't' (unless you use a function key) once a task has been selected.

Yes, there are limits as you mentioned. For the ones showing on your screenshots, it should normally work as you select a task and run the action.

CMD-Z is something that I need to work on to make it work.


I wish it would work it'd be so much easier to work with keyboard at times.

Keyboard Maestro to the rescue. Nowhere near as good / flexible as native support (as I can't use a single keypress to trigger it), but at least it works. Plus a new macro has to be written for every shortcut I want to use.

I also use Keyboard Maestro a lot, however for simple keyboard shortcut jobs like this, I use a free little app called CustomShortcuts.

Sweet, I've not seen that app - I'll take a look.