Front keyboard shortcuts

Overview

Front supports many keyboard shortcuts to help you get work done faster 🙌

We also try to stick to Gmail conventions when possible. To enable or disable shortcuts, navigate to Settings, click My preferences, and toggle on or off Gmail shortcuts.

When shortcuts are turned on, you can view the list of shortcuts on the Keyboard shortcuts page of the right-hand integrations panel.


Shortcuts

Navigation

  • G + A  Go to all unassigned conversations
  • G + I  Open a drop down and quickly navigate to a specific inbox
  • G + M  Open a drop down and quickly navigate to a specific team member
  • G + L  Open a drop down and quickly navigate to a specific tag
  • G + F  Quick navigate to a filter within the inbox you are in
  • J / Up Arrow  Move to a previous conversation
  • K / Down Arrow  Move to the next conversation
  • Shift + Up/Down Arrow  Select multiple conversations
  • Command + Click  Cherry pick the conversations you want to select
  • Command + Shift + I  Expand / Close the plugin side-panel
  • /  Navigate to the search bar
  • Shift + X  Force the conversation list to refresh
  • Shift + V  Mark yourself as available/unavailable 

Reply

  • R  Reply to the most recent message 
  • Shift + R  Reply to the most recent message in a new window
  • A - Reply  All to the most recent message
  • Shift + A  Reply All to the most recent message in a new window
  • Shift + F  Forward a conversation
  • Command + Shift + A  Moves last sender to Bcc, adds all other recipients to To field, and adds text to email: "Thanks, [first_name]! Moving you to Bcc." (what is this for?)

Send

  • Command + Enter  Send & Archive
  • Command + Shift + Enter  Send the message without archiving it

Actions

  • W  Assign conversation to a team member
  • Q  Assign conversation to yourself
  • M  Move the conversation
  • E  Archive the conversation
  • L  Tag a conversation
  • # + Delete  Trash the conversation
  • !  Mark as spam
  • S  Set a snooze on a conversation
  • F  Follow a conversation
  • Shift + I  See information about current conversation
  • Shift + O  Navigate to a specific conversation using a conversation ID

Comment

  • M  Navigate to the comment bar
  • @  Pulls a list of available team members to mention

Composer

  • Command + B  Bold
  • Command + I  Italicize
  • Command + U  Underline
  • Command + K  Hyperlink
  • Command + Shift + C  Move cursor to Cc
  • Command + Shift + B  Move cursor to Bcc
  • Command + Shift + S  Edit subject line
  • Command + Shift + O  Pull up canned response list
  • Command + Shift + P  Pop out conversation in new window
  • Command + Shift + Control + V  Paste without format
  • Command + Shift + L  Set a reminder when you send

Intro - Move to Bcc shortcut

Command + Shift + A

This shortcut is helpful for when you are included in email introductions, and the original sender no longer needs to receive the subsequent messages. This shortcut automates, in one step, the usual steps you would take in this situation: 

  1. Moves the last sender from the From field into the Bcc field
  2. Adds the new contact(s) being introduced into the To field
  3. Inserts a message that says, "Thanks, [first_name]! Moving you to Bcc." 


Canned responses

You can save up to 5 favorite canned responses in your My preferences section in Settings. Once you've set your canned response shortcuts, trigger them by typing Command/Ctrl + Shift + 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9 in the composer.

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  • In Personal inboxes:

    - shortcut for "OPEN" conversations?

    - shortcut for "ALL" conversations?

     

    In Team inboxes:

    - shortcut for "UNASSIGNED" conversations: G+A

    - shortcut for "OPEN" conversations?

    - shortcut for "ALL" conversations?

     

    Tks!

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  • Expand All in Conversation View. Please. In other words, open all the compressed messages to view their full text, including all the compression of Activities. Can I vote for X as this hotkey? 

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  • Please note that these are for OSX only and do not apply to iOS 11+ For iPad unless something is not working on my end. Will iOS shortcuts be updated in the future?

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  • Hi Max!

    While our current offerings are above ^ we would if you could add this and upvote on our Public Roadmap for our Product team to review.

    Here is a link to our public roadmap: https://trello.com/b/kZsVVrc8/front-product-roadmap

    Please check it out and be sure to upvote cards you find interesting!

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