Google Drive Shortcut Key

Navigation and Views

Sr.NoShortcut KeyDescription
01g then n or g then fGo to navigation panel (the folders list)
02g then lGo to items view
03vToggle grid view and list view
04g then dGo to details pane
05g then tGo to top of application
06g then aGo to download status
07g then uGo to upload status
08dGo to upload status
09iShow or hide the activity pane

 Item Selection

Sr.NoShortcut KeyDescription
01xSelect or deselect item
02j or downSelect next item down
03k or upSelect next item up
04h or leftSelect next item to the left
05l or rightSelect next item to the right
06shift+up/down/left/rightExpand selection up/down/left/right
07ctrl+up/down/left/rightMove focus up/down/left/right without changing selection
08shift+aSelect all visible items
09shift+nSelect none (clear selection)

 Item Actions

Sr.NoShortcut KeyDescription
01o or enterOpen selected item
02nRename selected item
03.Share selected item
04zMove selected item to folder
05shift+zAdd selected item to folder (Note: items can appear in more than one folder at once in Google Drive)
06sStar or unstar selected item
07#Remove selected item
08ctrl+zUndo last action
09ctrl+shift+zRedo last action

 Create New Items

Sr.NoShortcut KeyDescription
01shift+tCreate new document
02shift+pCreate new presentation
03shift+sCreate new spreadsheet
04shift+dCreate new drawing
05shift+fCreate new folder
06shift+oCreate new form

 Open Menus

Sr.NoShortcut KeyDescription
01cOpen create menu
02aOpen actions menu
03fOpen folder menu
04rOpen sort menu
05tOpen settings menu

 Application Actions

Sr.NoShortcut KeyDescription
01?Display keyboard shortcuts list
02q then qCycle through visual density options (row height and element spacing)
03mShow last message
04/Search your Drive

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