Keyboard shortcuts for Gmail

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Use arrow keys to view messages and start composing

While viewing your messages, use your keyboard’s arrow keys to move your cursor to a conversation, label or the compose button. Press Enter to select.

Move between messages in a conversation

While viewing a conversation, use n and p to go the next and previous messages in a conversation thread. HitEnter to open or collapse a message.

Navigate in compose

Use the following combinations of keys when you have compose windows or chats open.Shortcut Key Definition Action
Ctrl + Enter
Mac: ⌘ + Enter Send message After composing your message, use this combination to send it.

Ctrl + . Mac: ⌘ + . Advance to next window Use this shortcut to move the cursor to the next chat or compose window, or to the main window.

Ctrl + , Mac: ⌘ + , Go to previous window Use this shortcut to move the cursor to the previous chat or compose window, or to the main window.

Ctrl + Shift + c Mac: ⌘ + Shift + c Add Cc recipients While composing, takes you to the Cc field to add new recipients.

Ctrl + Shift + b Mac: ⌘ + Shift + b Add Bcc recipients While composing, takes you to the Bcc field to add new blind recipients.

Ctrl + Shift + f Mac: ⌘ + Shift + f Change “from” address While composing, takes you to the From field to change your sending address. This shortcut only works if you have configured additional sending addresses.

Shift + Esc Focus main window Use this shortcut to move the cursor to the main window.

More on formatting and colours.

Source: https://support.google.com/mail/answer/6594?hl=en

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