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Using Confluence like a Pro: Time-saving Shortcuts!

In Confluence, there are plenty of useful shortcuts that many users are not even aware of. They can help streamline your workflows and save you time while using Confluence. We've got you covered with our ultimate tips for mastering Confluence shortcuts - including a complete overview of the most useful shortcuts for Windows and Mac.


Why are shortcuts in Confluence so practical?

The biggest advantage of shortcuts is clearly the time saving. They allow you to execute commands in Confluence much faster than manually with the mouse. The disadvantage? You have to memorize the shortcuts. But it's easier than you think. Promise! We will help you avoid unnecessary clicking and scrolling in the future.


The most important Confluence shortcuts overview

Global shortcuts
Action Shortcuts MacBook and Windows
Search  / or g g
Go to Dashboard g d
Create content c
View notifications g n
Expand/collapse sidebar [
Search current Confluence area g s
Display help on keyboard shortcuts ?


Page and Blog Post Shortcuts
Action Shortcuts MacBook and Windows
Add page c
Create blog post c
Edit e
Comment m
Watch page w
Share page/blog post s
Edit labels l
View attachments t
Favourite page f
Link to page k


Editor - Formatting
Action Shortcuts Mac Shortcuts Windows
Block formatting
Paragraph c Ctrl + Alt + 0
Headline 1 ⌘ + Option + 1 Ctrl + Alt + 1
Numbered list ⌘ + Shift + 7 Ctrl + Shift + 7
Bulleted list ⌘ + Shift + 8 Ctrl + Shift + 8
Quote  + Shift + 9 Ctrl + Shift + 9
Bold + B Ctrl + B
Italic ⌘ + I Ctrl + I
Underline + U Ctrl + U
Text formatting Autoformatting
Bold **Bold**
Strikethrough ~~Strikethrough~~
Italic *Italic*
Monospace `Monospace`
Underline + U Ctrl + U
Table formatting
Insert table ⌘ + Shift + I Ctrl + Shift + I
Extensive formatting
Preview ⌘ + Shift + E Ctrl + Shift + E
Publish ⌘ + Enter Ctrl + Enter
Find and replace ⌘ + F Ctrl + F
Publish with note/warning ⌘ + Shift + Enter Ctrl + Shift + Enter
Insert image/media ⌘ + M  
Create links ⌘ + K  
Insert macro ⌘ + Shift + D  
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Action Shortcuts MacBook and Windows
Mention @
Link [
Macro {
Image/Media !



See shortcuts directly in Confluence

To avoid memorizing all the shortcuts, you can find a list directly in Confluence. Simply click on the in the top right corner of Confluence and select "Keyboard shortcuts" from the menu that opens on the right side or use another shortcut Ctrl + ? (Windows) or ⌘ + ? (Apple).

Shortcuts in Confluence anzeigen


More tips for efficient work with Confluence shortcuts

  • Create custom shortcuts for frequently used actions or macros.

  • Use keyboard shortcuts to quickly switch between different views in Confluence.

  • Adapt shortcuts to your workflow to optimize your work experience.


Using shortcuts in Confluence offers a great way to streamline workflows and increase productivity. By consciously using keyboard shortcuts, you can significantly improve your Confluence experience and work more efficiently.