Using Google Drive with keyboard shortcuts


    Using Google Drive with keyboard shortcuts


    Google has launched the cloud storage service, Google Drive a few days ago. For those who want to get started with this service, there are some keyboard shortcuts. With these, you can navigate through the Google Drive quickly. The list explains all the keyboard shortcuts that can be used in Drive.

    Shortcut Keys




    Show the create new menu, use arrow keys to select an item to create


    Show upload menu


    Show actions menu


    Show sort menu


    Show view menu






    o or Enter

    Open item





    Navigate to and highlight next item in list



    Navigate to and highlight previous item in list


    Select/unselect the highlighted item

    Select next item in list

    Shift + ⇓

    Select next item in list while leaving the current selection selected

    Select previous item in list

    Shift + ⇑

    Select previous item in list while leaving the current selection selected

    Shift + a

    Select all

    Shift + n

    Select none

    Create New

    Shift + t

    Create a new text document

    Shift + p

    Create a new presentation

    Shift + s

    Create a new spreadsheet

    Shift + d

    Create a new drawing

    Shift + c

    Create a new collection

    Go To

    g then n

    Access navigation panel

    g then l

    Access list of documents

    g then c

    Access collections

    g then d

    Access details pane



    Go to search box


    Show/hide details pane

    ? or Ctrl + /

    Access shortcuts help menu

     We are done with the keyboard shortcuts. If you are spending a lot of time on your Drive account, we hope that these help you. As mentioned above, anytime within Drive, if you want to take a look at the shortcuts, you can press '?'.

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