42 Shortcuts for Google Drive (Web Application)  [edit]

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NOTE: These shortcuts were tested in the "New Google Drive." There may be slight inconsistencies if you are using the older interface.

minusplus1. Navigation and Views
g then n or g then f Go to navigation panel (the folders list)
g then l Go to items view
v Toggle grid view and list view
g then d Go to details pane
g then t Go to top of application
g then a Go to download status
g then u Go to upload status
d Show or hide the details pane
i Show or hide the activity pane

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minusplus2. Item Selection
x Select or deselect item
j or down Select next item down
k or up Select next item up
h or left Select next item to the left
l or right Select next item to the right
shift+up/down/left/right Expand selection up/down/left/right
ctrl+up/down/left/right Move focus up/down/left/right without changing selection
shift+a Select all visible items
shift+n Select none (clear selection)

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minusplus3. Item Actions
o or enter Open selected item
n Rename selected item
. Share selected item
z Move selected item to folder
shift+z Add selected item to folder (Note: items can appear in more than one folder at once in Google Drive)
s Star or unstar selected item
# Remove selected item
ctrl+z Undo last action
ctrl+shift+z Redo last action

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minusplus4. Create New Items
shift+t Create new document
shift+p Create new presentation
shift+s Create new spreadsheet
shift+d Create new drawing
shift+f Create new folder
shift+o Create new form

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minusplus5. Open Menus
c Open create menu
a Open actions menu
f Open folder menu
r Open sort menu
t Open settings menu

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minusplus6. Application Actions
? Display keyboard shortcuts list
q then q Cycle through visual density options (row height and element spacing)
m Show last message
/ Search your Drive

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Sources: Google Drive Help


Uploaded by rsking84, updated on 6/16/2015