Keyboard Shortcuts for Things

Things is one of the most loved todo apps on iOS and macOS. With a few learned keyboard shortcuts you can boost your productivity even more.

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Create new items

  • Create a new to-do N
  • Create a new to-do below selection
  • Paste plain text to create new to-dos V
  • Create a checklist in an open to-do C
  • Create a new heading in a project N
  • Create a new project N

Edit items

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

Select items

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

Move items

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

Edit dates

  • Show Jump Start S
  • Start Today T
  • Start This Evening E
  • Start Anytime R
  • Start Someday O
  • Start date +1 day ]
  • Start date -1 day [
  • Start date +1 week }
  • Start date -1 week {
  • Direct access to set a Deadline D
  • Deadline +1 day .
  • Deadline -1 day ,
  • Deadline +1 week .
  • Deadline -1 week ,
  • Make to-do or project repeating R

Control windows

  • Open new window N
  • Cycle through open windows <
  • Close current window W
  • Close all windows W
  • Hide or show sidebar /
  • Hide or show toolbar T
  • Full screen F

Navigation

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

Search

  • Find F

Tags

  • Open tag window T
  • Close tag window
  • Direct access to add a tag T
  • Destroy previous filter

Links

  • Open a link
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