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 

  • 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 

  • 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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