312-253-4321    Get SUPPORT

Alchetec Blog

Tip of the Week: Keyboard Shortcuts for Slack

Tip of the Week: Keyboard Shortcuts for Slack

Collaboration is crucial in today’s work environment, which is one reason that solutions like Slack are so popular among businesses. Another reason that Slack is a popular option is how user-friendly it is - especially with the many shortcuts that are built in. We’ll go over a few of these shortcuts.

Navigating Slack

Open direct messages menu - Ctrl +Shift + K
Browse all channels - Ctrl + Shift + L
Previous (unread) channel or direct message - Alt (+ Shift) + Up Arrow
Next (unread) channel or direct message - Alt (+ Shift) + Down Arrow
Access the Quick Switcher - Ctrl + K
Switch to previous workspace -  Ctrl + Shift + Tab
Switch to the next workspace - Ctrl + Tab
Return to the previous channel - Alt + Left Arrow

Marking Up Your Messages

Mark all messages in current channel or direct message as read - Esc
Mark all messages as read - Shift + Esc
Mark a message as unread - Alt + Click

Creating Messages

Edit your last message - Up Arrow in empty message field (this shortcut changes to Ctrl + Up Arrow if Use up and down arrows to cycle through your typed history is enabled)
Bold selected text - Ctrl + B
Italicize selected text - Ctrl + I
Strikethrough selected text - Ctrl + Shift + X
Quote selected text - Ctrl + Shift + >
Convert selected text into a numbered list - Ctrl + Shift + 7
Convert selected text into a bulleted list - Ctrl + Shift + 8

Viewing All Keyboard Shortcuts in Slack

For a complete list of shortcuts in Slack, press Ctrl + /.

What other programs would you like to see shortcuts for? Let us know in the comments, and make sure you subscribe so you don’t miss them!

European Union’s GDPR: One Year Later
Fuel Productivity with Collaboration Tools


No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Thursday, November 14 2019

Captcha Image

Subscribe to Our Blog!

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code dieser Seite

Tag Cloud

Security Tip of the Week Technology Best Practices Business Computing Cloud Productivity Network Security Data Backup IT Services Data Hosted Solutions Email Malware Software Privacy Hackers Internet Outsourced IT IT Support Data Recovery Microsoft Computer Innovation Business Managed IT Services Productivity Hardware Efficiency Tech Term Ransomware User Tips Cloud Computing Business Continuity Small Business Managed IT Services Collaboration Windows 10 Google Backup Upgrade IT Support Mobile Devices Communication Cybersecurity Phishing Workplace Tips VoIP Paperless Office Business Management Remote Monitoring Android Internet of Things Managed Service Office 365 Disaster Recovery Server Save Money Smartphones Communications Data Management Managed Service Provider Passwords Managed IT Mobile Device Smartphone Artificial Intelligence Encryption Browser Help Desk Saving Money Social Media Government Quick Tips Windows 10 Document Management Wi-Fi BYOD BDR Holiday Risk Management Laptops Windows Applications Business Technology Training Facebook Employer-Employee Relationship Microsoft Office Automation Password Healthcare Compliance Miscellaneous IT Management Scam Windows 7 Analytics Project Management Blockchain Chrome Information Infrastructure SaaS Tip of the week Avoiding Downtime Telephone Systems Apps Bandwidth Unified Threat Management File Sharing Virtualization Antivirus Recovery Processor Going Green Network Redundancy Vendor Management Vulnerability RMM Word Regulations Data Storage Politics Wireless VPN Mobile Device Management Machine Learning Access Control Virtual Reality Two-factor Authentication Work/Life Balance Bring Your Own Device IT Service Office Data Security Hosted Solution Firewall Robot Data loss Storage Gmail Tablet App Gadgets Customer Relationship Management Files Big Data Mobility Website Maintenance Money Router Remote Monitoring and Management Net Neutrality Chromebook Twitter Professional Services Server Management HIPAA Settings Remote Workers Health Flexibility Operating System Networking Social Internet Exlporer Hard Drive Solid State Drive Remote Computing IoT Printing Downtime Electronic Medical Records Cooperation Virtual Private Network Mobile Security Outlook Digital Payment Upgrades Identity Theft Computers Licensing Monitoring Company Culture Recycling Software as a Service Computing Assessment Alert Utility Computing The Internet of Things Display Dark Web How To Apple Patch Management Consultation Samsung Unified Communications Uninterrupted Power Supply How To Monitors Proactive Users Employees Customer Service Search Employee-Employer Relationship Network Management File Management Management OneDrive Smart Technology Notifications Active Directory Cost Management Travel Read Only Hacking Google Calendar Botnet Identity Supercomputer Physical Security Microsoft Excel Connectivity Content Filtering History Point of Sale Printer Sports Payment Cards Vulnerabilities Tracking Network Congestion Wires Zero-Day Threat Modem Spam Security Cameras Touchscreen IT Consulting Value of Managed Services Alerts Enterprise Resource Planning Corporate Profile Humor Instant Messaging Manufacturing Comparison Business Growth Employer/Employee Relationships Distributed Denial of Service End of Support WPA3 Windows Server Cortana Transportation Trending Legislation IT Budget Bitcoin G Suite Cabling E-Commerce Virtual Assistant Websites Telephony Telephone IT Technicians Geography Digital Education Backup and Disaster Recovery Managed IT Service Cookies Remote Worker Data Breach Managed Services Mobile Computer Care WannaCry Office Tips Finance Hard Disk Drives Specifications Automobile Proactive Maintenance Fleet Tracking Tech Terms Google Drive User Management Cache Taxes Hard Disk Drive Bookmarks Emoji Social Networking IT Solutions Processors Current Events Permissions Star Wars Features Wasting Time Statistics SharePoint Mobile VoIP Mirgation High-Speed Internet Augmented Reality Spyware Human Error Firefox Break Fix Nanotechnology Tech Support ROI Technology Laws Legal Law Enforcement Vendor Staff Wireless Technology 5G Authentication Mail Merge USB Database Management Asset Tracking Theft Techology Personal Information Batteries Hotspot Safety Unsupported Software Favorites Teamwork Shortcut Private Cloud Solid State Drives Black Friday Motherboard IBM Lenovo Projects Fraud Hacker Disaster 3D Printing Electronic Health Records Database Bluetooth Downloads Update Migration Development MSP Permission GDPR Screen Reader Software Tips Consulting Notes Heating/Cooling Unified Threat Management Gadget Smart Devices Operations Managing Stress WiFi VoIP Dark Data Authorization Address Social Engineering OneNote Financial Time Management Disaster Resistance Virus Remote Work Language eWaste Mobile Data Conferencing Shared resources Technology Tips Options Cyber Monday Mobile Computing Test Superfish Return on Investment Cybercrime Cyberattacks Voice over Internet Protocol Multi-Factor Security Chatbots Cables Data Warehousing Smart Tech Managed Services Provider PowerPoint Servers User Error Sensors Wearable Technology Enterprise Content Management GPS YouTube Black Market Google Maps Procurement Proactive IT Computer Repair Crowdsourcing Computing Infrastructure Information Technology Meetings Mouse Wireless Internet Mobile Office Domains Cleaning Hacks Motion Sickness Printers Public Speaking Emergency Presentation Lithium-ion battery Students Relocation Hiring/Firing Regulation Sync Staffing Fun IT Consultant Marketing Cyber security CrashOverride Budget Mobile Device Managment Competition Error Administrator IP Address Hard Drives Public Cloud