Kanban board keyboard shortcuts

VSTS | TFS 2018 | TFS 2017 | TFS 2015.2

You can use the following keyboard shortcuts from any Kanban board, that is, when working in the Work hub, Board page.


Feature availability: The following shortcuts are available from the web portal for VSTS and TFS 2015.2 and later versions.

Work items page shortcuts Kanban Board

    n       Add new item
    c       Add new child item

Home        Select first item
Enter        Open item

Ctrl+Shift+f    Filter results

Ctrl+Up arrow      Move item up
Ctrl+Down arrow      Move item down
Ctrl+Left arrow     Move item left
Ctrl+right arrow     Move item right

Ctrl+Home     Move item to top of column
Ctrl+End        Move item to bottom of column
Ctrl+Shift+Up arrow  Move item to swimlane above
Ctrl+Shift+Down arrow  Move item to swimlane below

    F2     Rename item
    e      Show/hide empty fields
    o      Expand all swimlanes
    u      Collapse all swimlanes

Shift+Pageup      Select first/next swimlane above
Shift+Pagedown   Select last/next swimlane below