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Bernhard Rohloff, 2018-01-22 06:39
Fixed description for keys 'n' and 'p' in the overview table

Keyboard Navigation


Some functions in Redmine can be accessed by a keyboard shortcut.
The shortcuts vary between browsers and operating systems:

Windows macOS Linux Comments
Chrome Alt Ctrl + Opt Alt Accesskeys 7 and 4 are not available for Windows and Linux
One should use Alt + Shift for the Accesskeys e and f
Firefox Alt + Shift Ctrl + Opt Alt + Shift
Safari -- Ctrl + Opt --
Edge Alt -- -- Accesskeys 7 is not available.

Creating a new issue

By using the accesskey 7, you can create a new issue from everywhere in a project.

Switch to the editor

You can switch to the editor by using the e key.
The accesskey is available for:
  • documents
  • issues
  • wiki pages
  • news entries

Update the preview

If you are in the editor mode, you can easily update the preview by using the r key.

Moving back and forward

Use the keys n (next) or p (previous) to switch to move through:
  • stacks of issues
  • lists with pagination
  • activity pages
  • month in the calendar view
  • periods in the gantt view
  • revisions in the repository

Search in Redmine

By using the f key, your cursor jumps directly into the search field in the top right of the header bar.
If you prefer the project search, you can open it with the accesskey 4.


Key Description
7 Creates a new issue
n Moves forward through issue stacks, paginations and more...
p Moves backward through issue stacks, paginations and more...
e Jumps into the editor mode. (Issues, wiki, news )
r Updates the preview in editor mode
f Jumps in the global quick search field
4 Opens the project search view