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Keyboard shortcut to edit an item?

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After saving an item by pressing Enter Todoist exits "edit" mode. Usually at this point I review other tasks in a project by using the up and down arrow keys. Is there a keyboard shortcut to edit the current hi-lighted item? It's awkward to have to reach for the mouse to click in this situation.

Thanks
Elliot

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David Trey staff
Replied on Feb 17, 2014 - 14:49

Hello Elliot,

When you add a new task, confirm with Enter, then use Ctrl+Up and Ctrl+Down to navigate to another task, you then can't change it? I can't reproduce such issue, as I navigate through them, I automatically get focus on the opened field and can change it.

What browser are you using?


Best regards,
David

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Todd Smith
Replied on Feb 17, 2014 - 15:29

I am having the same problem. There is no way to navigate via keyboard shortcuts. I'm using Chrome on Windows 7. I've tried to navigate in the chrome extension and the raw web version and neither work.

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Elliot premium
Replied on Feb 17, 2014 - 15:43

I'm using Chrome - the only way to edit is with a mouse click.

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Elliot premium
Replied on Feb 17, 2014 - 15:43

Also Windows 7

Brendon Wadey staff
Replied on Feb 17, 2014 - 19:58

Hi,

Please clarify, is the task actually selected (edit mode) and you aren't able to navigate, or the issue is with not being in edit mode?

Because with being in Edit mode I can indeed navigate without issue, outside of it, it does not work.

Regards,
Brendon.

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Elliot premium
Replied on Feb 17, 2014 - 20:42

The task is hi-lighted after using the up or down arrow and NOT in edit mode. That is the problem. The question is how to get back into Edit mode with the keyboard rather than the mouse

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Elliot premium
Replied on Feb 17, 2014 - 22:56

I press Enter to save a task. Todoist exits edit mode. I use up or down arrows to navigate.

Brendon Wadey staff
Replied on Feb 18, 2014 - 00:20

Hi,

In that case, there is no shortcut to enter edit mode, but you can press A to create a new task, then CTRL+UpArrow to switch the tasks.

Regards,
Brendon.

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Elliot premium
Replied on Feb 18, 2014 - 01:41

This kind of arbitrary oversight and inconsistency in an otherwise great product kind of sucks. Why are there not more keyboard shortcuts???

David Trey staff
Replied on Feb 18, 2014 - 12:57

Hello Elliot,

It's difficult and complex to maintain keyboard shortcuts across multiple browsers, platforms, apps, but we'll consider adding more of them in future updates.


Best regards,
David