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Gmail Cheat Sheet by [deleted]

Shortcuts and Syntax for Gmail
gmail     google

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If you're stuck and need help with anything on Gmail, visit the Gmail Support site at https://support.google.com/mail/

Compose Shortcuts

Send Email
CTRL + ENTER
Add a CC Recipient
CTRL + SHIFT + c
Add a BCC Recipient
CTRL + SHIFT + b

Formatting Shortcuts

Use Previous Font
CTRL + SHIFT + 5
Use Next Font
CTRL + SHIFT + 6
Increase Text Size
CTRL + SHIFT + +
Decrease Text Size
CTRL + SHIFT + -
Bold
CTRL + b
Italicize
CTRL + i
Underline
CTRL + u
Numbered List
CTRL + SHIFT + 7
Bulleted List
CTRL + SHIFT + 8
Blockquote
CTRL + SHIFT + 9
Increase Indent
CTRL + ]
Decrease Indent
CTRL + [
Align Left
CTRL + SHIFT + l
Align Center
CTRL + SHIFT + e
Align Right
CTRL + SHIFT + r
Insert Link
CTRL + k
Clear Formatting
CTRL + \
 

Extended Keyboard Shortcuts

View All Keyboard Shortcuts
? (SHIFT + /)
There are many more keyboard shortcuts available, and you can easily see them by pressing ? on your keyboard. You can also view them on the Gmail Help Site at https://support.google.com/mail/
answer­/6594

Select Extended Shortcuts

Compose
c
Compose in a New Window
d
Search Mail
/
Search Chat Users
q
Open "More Action­s" Menu
.
Open "Move To" Menu
v
Open "­Label As" Menu
l
Navigate to Message List
u
Newer / Older Conver­sation
k / j
Open Conver­sation
o or ENTER
Read Previous / Next Message
p / n
Reply
r
Reply in New Window
SHIFT + r
Reply All
a
Reply All in New Window
SHIFT + a
Forward
f
Forward in New WIndow
SHIFT + f
Archive
e
Add/Rotate Stars
s
Report as Spam
!
 

Searching Within Gmail

Search For Emails…
Syntax
…From a Person
fro­m:­[name or email]
…To a Person
to:­[name or email]
…CC'd w/ Person
cc:­[name or email]
…BCC'd w/ Person
bcc­:­[name or email]
…That has a Label
lab­el:­[­label name]
…In a Category
cat­ego­ry:­[­cat­egory name]
…With a Subject
sub­jec­t:­[w­ord]
…Using Quotes (" ")
subje­ct:­"­[p­hra­se]­"
…Using "­OR"
from:bob OR from:jay
…Using "­AND­"
from:IBM AND in:trash
…Using 'Not' (-)
from:jan -l­abe­l:I­mpo­rtant
…With Attach­ments
has­:at­tac­hme­nt
…Sent Before…
bef­ore­:­[YY­YY/­MM/DD]
…Sent After…
aft­er:­[­YYY­Y/M­M/DD]
…In Anywhere
in:­any­whe­re
…In Your Inbox
in:­inb­ox
…In Your Spam
in:­spam
…In Your Trash
in:­tra­sh
…That are Starred
is:­sta­rred
…That are Unread
is:­unr­ead
…That are Read
is:­read
You can view examples for all these and more commands at the Gmail Advanced Search Operators Page at https://support.google.com/mail/
answer­/7190

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