Shortcuts for navigation:
j/k: Move selection up/down the task list
space or enter: Edit the current task
alt+j/alt+k: Move up and down the left hand pane (there are hotkeys for action list, but not projects).
alt+space or alt+enter: Edit the selected/open project.
f: “File” current task. Opens pop-up and lets me choose to move it to “Next”, “Waiting”, “Scheduled”, “Someday” or “Focus” and a project. This is brilliant for processing inbox items and is in Things 2. (Haven’t used 3).
See Things 2 shortcuts for ideas:
I like those suggestions. The up/down navigation is in the plans. Once there’s a way to select an item and move up/down, it will be easy to add all sorts of shortcuts for item editing. The left-hand navigation is a good idea as well.
Love these shortcuts! I’d add one for completing a task too but the Cmd+. from Things is a bit too cumbersome, I think. Probably d would be the best one (for “done”, plus it’s on the home row).
Another option would be x because you could think of d as “delete” (as in Vi)—well…x deletes things too in Vi. Hmm.
I got some news on this feature!
Next release we’ll have at least some basic functionality for keyboard navigation and editing shortcuts:
j/k or arrows for navigation
enter to edit
- focus, due date and complete shortcuts:
Quick demo, with only keyboard used:
Yay! j/k, enter, and space all feel great.
Due feels a little awkward. Like it should pop open a keyboard-navigatable calendar. Then have s do the same for start date. I would never mark something as due today because I have the focus star for that.
I think at this point you might as well press Enter and type in the exact due date, like
:d jun 1