Kanban board keyboard shortcuts

VSTS | TFS 2018 | TFS 2017 | TFS 2015.2

Global keyboard shortcuts are available from TFS 2015.2 and later versions.

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