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What keyboard shortcuts can I use in Mixmax?

This article contains a comprehensive list of all keyboard commands you can use in Mixmax as shortcuts from the Gmail compose window.

Updated over a week ago

Enhancements and Templates are available on all Mixmax plans, including the Free plan. Sequences are available on the Small Business plan and above. Check out our pricing page for more information.

Mixmax supports a full menu of keyboard commands that make your most common actions instantaneous. You can use keyboard commands as shortcuts to quickly access the Enhancements menu, Templates, and Sequences, all from a compose window.


Slash commands for Enhancements

For email enhancements (anything found under the Enhance menu), just type / (slash) on a new line to get a full menu of smart commands. Below, you'll see a comprehensive list of all the different slash commands Mixmax offers out of the box. This is particularly useful for instantly finding a street address, adding your personal calendar link to a message, or inserting an image or animated GIF β€” and you can do all that without leaving your inbox!

Below is an example of how to share an animated GIF with teammates to celebrate awesomeness β€” type /giphy followed by a keyword:

Sharing a GIF

Here's a quick video on slash commands:

Keyboard commands for Templates & Sequences

For templates and sequences, type ; (semicolon) to bring up a list of your templates or sequences. You can navigate the list with your arrow keys or type the name of the template or sequence to find it in the list quickly.

Keyboard commands settings

You can enable or disable the keyboard slash and semicolon commands in the Mixmax web app under personal Settings > Composing. Simply check the box next to the settings you wish to enable:

Commands settings

Complete list of keyboard commands

Below is a complete list of keyboard commands available in Mixmax:

Most popular

Command

Function

/appointmentslink [meeting type name]

Add your Mixmax Calendar Link.

/g [search term]

Search and insert a Giphy GIF.

/meeting [meeting type name] [number of meetings]

Insert Availability from Mixmax Calendar.

/gif [search term]

Search and insert a Tenor GIF.

/calendarlink [meeting type name]

Add your Mixmax Calendar Link.

/map [search term]

Insert a map.

/schedule [meeting type name] [number of meetings]

Insert Availability from Mixmax Calendar.

/yn [question]

Insert a Yes/No Poll.

Templates & Sequences

Command

Function

; (semicolon)

Pull up the full list of templates and sequences.

Scheduling

Command

Function

/appointmentslink [meeting type name]

Add your Mixmax Calendar Link.

/calendarlink [meeting type name]

Add your Mixmax Calendar Link.

/availability

Launch Share Availability.

/cal

Launch Share Availability.

/invite

Launch Calendar Invite.

/event

Launch Calendar Invite.

/meeting [meeting type name] [number of meetings]

Insert Availability from Mixmax Calendar.

/schedule [meeting type name] [number of meetings]

Insert Availability from Mixmax Calendar.

/group

Launch Group Event Poll.

/groupscheduling

Launch Group Event Poll.

Polls

Command

Function

/poll

Insert a Poll.

/vote

Insert a Poll.

/y [question]

Insert a Yes/No Poll.

/yn [question]

Insert a Yes/No Poll.

/qa [question]

Insert a QA.

Search the web

Command

Function

/google [search term]

Google search

/i [search term]

Search for an image.

/image [search term]

Search for an image.

/support [search term]

Search Mixmax blog.

/map [search term]

Insert a map.

/googlemaps

Insert a map from Google Maps.

/wiki [search term]

Search Wikipedia.

Multimedia

Command

Function

/g [search term]

Search and insert a Giphy GIF.

/giphy [search term]

Search and insert a Giphy GIF.

/gif [search term]

Search and insert a Tenor GIF.

/tenor [search term]

Insert a Tenor GIF.

/riffsy [search term]

Insert a Tenor GIF.

/webclip

Insert a Live web clip.

Social Media

Command

Function

/badge

Insert Social Badges.

/crowdcast

Launch Crowdcast.

/social

Launch Social Badges.

Formatting

Command

Function

/code

Launch formatted code.

/code [search term]

Insert existing formatted code.

/html

Launch Custom HTML editor.

/separator

Insert a line separator.

/table [rows] [columns]

Insert a table.

Misc.

Command

Function

/button

Launch the Call to Action button editor

/cta

Launch the Call to Action button editor

/filerequest

Add a file request

Tasks Workflow

The Mixmax Tasks Workflow mode puts your task productivity into overdrive. We have several keyboard shortcuts to navigate your tasks without ever leaving your keyboard. To learn more, go to Tasks Workflow.

Key

Function

ESC

Exit Tasks Workflow. If you're editing a field in Tasks Workflow, ESC removes the focus on the field, freeing you up to use other keyboard shortcuts.

Left Arrow

Move to the previous task

Right Arrow

Move to the next task

Command/Control + C

Complete a task

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