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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