Take advantage of shortcuts to help you edit, review, and navigate your content even faster. Just hit Cmd+/ from anywhere within Slab to see the full list, or click the ? icon in the bottom right of your screen.

Below, we'll show you how to use your new shortcut superpowers! 🚀

Across Slab

These shortcuts will work anywhere in Slab besides editing a post. 

Mac

  • View list of shortcuts Cmd+/ 
  • Jump to search bar / 
  • Jump to post Cmd+k 
  • Create new post Cmd+n  

PC

  • View list of shortcuts Ctrl+/ 
  • Jump to search bar / 
  • Jump to post Ctrl+k 
  • Create new post Ctrl+n 

Editing

These shortcuts will work when you're editing a post.

Mac

  • Enter edit mode e or i / 
  • Exit edit mode Cmd+Enter 
  • Activate command line menu /
  • Undo Cmd+z 
  • Redo Cmd+Shift+z 
  • Remove formatting Cmd+Opt+0 
  • Comment Cmd+Opt+a 
  • Mention teammates @ 
  • Link to post + 
  • Copy post Cmd+a 

PC

  • Enter edit mode e or i 
  • Exit edit mode Ctrl+Enter 
  • Activate command line menu /
  • Undo Ctrl+z 
  • Redo Ctrl+Shift+z 
  • Remove formatting Ctrl+Opt+0 
  • Comment Ctrl+Opt+a 
  • Mention teammates @ 
  • Link to post + 
  • Copy post Ctrl+a 

Formatting — hotkeys

Hotkeys are simple keyboard commands that help you take action quickly.

Mac

  • Heading 1 Cmd+Opt+1 
  • Heading 2  Cmd+Opt+2 
  • Numbered list Cmd+Shift+7 
  • Bulleted list Cmd+Shift+8 
  • Checklist Cmd+Shift+9 
  • Bold Cmd+b 
  • Italic Cmd+i 
  • Strikethrough Cmd+Opt+x 
  • Link selected text Cmd+k 

PC

  • Heading 1 Ctrl+Opt+1 
  • Heading 2 Ctrl+Opt+2 
  • Numbered list Ctrl+Shift+7 
  • Bulleted list Ctrl+Shift+8 
  • Checklist Ctrl+Shift+9 
  • Bold Ctrl+b 
  • Italic Ctrl+i 
  • Strikethrough Ctrl+Opt+x 
  • Link selected text Ctrl+k 

Formatting — Markdown

In addition to hotkeys, you can use Markdown to edit your posts.  

Mac & PC

  • Heading 1 # Space 
  • Heading 2 ## Space 
  • Bold **hello** or __hello__ 
  • Italic *hello* or _hello_ 
  • Numbered list 1. Space 
  • Bulleted list  - Space 
  • Checklist [] Space 
  • Strikethrough checklist [x] Space 
  • Start code block  ``` Enter 
  • Exit code block ``` Enter 
  • Start code block and set language ```language like ```js  
  • Inline code  `code`
  • Block quote  > Space 
  • Horizontal rule --- Enter 
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