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Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

The keyboard shortcuts are woefully inadequate. Firstly they clash with mac system shortcuts ie: CTRL+rightarrow or leftarrow. These are already mapped to switching mac desktops.

The Enter shortcut to create a new item doesn't work.

There's no shortcut for deleting a task.

There's no shortcut for moving a task up or down.

The point of shortcuts is that you are more efficient as your hands don't need to leave the keyboard. This certainly isn't true for TD.

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Brendon Wadey staff
Replied on Feb 23, 2014 - 18:20

Hi Simon,

We will work on adding more keyboard options in future updates. We are always looking to improve. Feel free to add some to our votebox. http://todoist.com/Vote/


Ashish Patel premium
Replied on Jun 08, 2014 - 12:50

Agree. Consistently run into clash with Mac system shortcuts. Makes the app not so useful for those who prefer to use shortcuts.

Emily Higgins
Replied on Jul 14, 2014 - 13:08

Thanks, agreed! Love your product so far, but the user experience needs just a little tightening up. If you guys observe a variety of users (e.g. both novices and experts) interacting with your product, I suspect you'll find a fair number of friction points, where it's unnecessarily awkward/difficult/time consuming to do pretty basic things. Again, love your product, but a little more UX research would really improve it, I think. Thanks!

Cripto Troffei
Replied on Aug 05, 2014 - 03:17

Agree as well. Shortcuts are a crucial aspect for a pro's workflow, you can't just say to be a productivity-enhancer tool if this is not covered thoroughly.

Also I find that lacking the ability to select tasks and/or projects with arrows is a big oversight. I hope this is solved soon as I'm looking forward to switch from Wunderlist.

Gabriel Carreras Albiol premium
Replied on Aug 05, 2014 - 03:28

Many Thanks