Keyboard Shortcuts and Mouse Gestures

Press ⌘⌥^ (Command + Alt + Ctrl) to show shortcut tips in the active project window (and please explore more shortcuts from the app menu)

  • Create a New Task to the end of task list
    ⌘ + (“Command” + “+”)
    or ⌘ / (“Command” + “/”)
  • Create a New Task to the next (below) of the selected task
    ⌥ + (“Option” + “+”)
    or ⇧ ↩ ("Shift" + “Return”)
    or ⌘ . ("Command" + “.”)
  • Remove the selected task
    ⌘ ⌫ ("Command" + “Delete”)
  • Change task date
    • ⇧ ← ("Shift" + “Left Arrow”) to move the selected task to the previous day
    • ⇧ → ("Shift" + "Right Arrow”) to move the selected task to the next day
    • ⇧^ ← ("Shift" + "Ctrl" + “Left Arrow”) to increase task duration by one day if possible
    • ⇧^ → ("Shift" + "Ctrl" + "Right Arrow”) to increase task duration by one day if possible
    • ⇧⌘ ← ("Shift" + "Command" + "Left Arrow”) to move the selected task to be at the project start date
    • ⌘ 1…9 (“Command” + “1 ~ 9”) to change the selected task duration to 1 ~ 9 days
    • ⌘⌥ 1…9 (“Command" + “Alt” + “1 ~ 9”) to change the selected task working days to 1 ~ 9 days
  • Change task sequence
    • ⌘ ↓ (“Command” + “Down Arrow”) or ⇧ ↓ ("Shift" + “Down Arrow”)to move the selected task down in same task group
    • ⌘ ↑ (“Command” + “Up Arrow”) or ⇧ ↑ (“Shift” + “Up Arrow”) to move the selected task up in the same task group
    • ⌘ Left Mouse Move Up/Down (“Command” + “Left Mouse Move-up / Move-down”) to move a task up/down in the same group or across multiple groups
  • Change task outline level
    • ⌘ ← (“Command” + “Left Arrow”), and ⌘ [ (“Command” + "]”) to outdent task
    • ⌘ → (“Command” + "Right Arrow”), and ⌘ [ (“Command” + "[”) to indent task
  • Open sub-project
    • ⌘ ↩ ("Command" + “Return”) to open the selected sub-project
    • ⌘ Double-click (“Command” + "Double Mouse Click”) on any sub-project task to open it.
  • Edit the selected task on updating panel
    • ⌘ E ("Command" + "e") to show or hide the updating panel
    • Mouse Double-click on the WBS column of a task in the Outline Panel.
    • Mouse Double-click on a taskbar in the Gantt Chart Panel.
  • Collapse / Expand task group(s)
    • ⇧⌥ → ("Shift" + "Option" + "Right Arrow”) to expand the selected task group
    • ⇧⌥ ← ("Shift" + "Option" + "Left Arrow”) to collapse the selected task group
    • ⇧⌥⌘ → ("Shift" + "Option" + "Command" + "Right Arrow") to expand ALL task groups
    • ⇧⌥⌘ ← ("Shift" + “Option” + “Command” + "Left Arrow") to collapse ALL task groups
    • ⌘ Double-lick ("Command" + “Mouse Double Click”) on a task group to collapse / expand it
    • Five fingers on the touch pad put five fingers on the touchpad (no need to press, just put the fingers on) to collapse / expand all the task groups
  • Undo
    ⌘ Z ("Command" + "z")
  • Redo
    ⇧⌘ Z ("Shift" + "Command" + "z")