⌘ + K, the Slack keyboard shortcut that saved my life
I hate Slack. Not what it represents: unified, media-rich team communication across time and space. But how it’s implemented: a slow, memory-hungry web app that hates my computer. Also, my boss banned novelty status emoji, so I’m still a little salty about that.
But I will admit that Slack has some really nice (non-customizable) keyboard shortcuts that make the whole experience slightly more bearable. A comprehensive list can be found on Slack’s help site, but here are the three I use the most:
⌘ + K / Ctrl + K
This is sort of like Spotlight for Slack, and I use it all day, every day. Hit the command, start typing into the search box that appears, and hit enter to jump to that conversation. You can jump to a DM with…