Google Plus Keyboard Shortcuts [Google+]

I've compiled a list of shortcut keys for Google+ below. They really help you move through the interface and help avoid some display bugs that occur when just using the mouse.

I’ve compiled a list of shortcut keys for Google+ below. They really help you move through the interface and help avoid some display bugs that occur when just using the mouse.

My favorite one is when writing a comment, press Tab + Enter to submit the comment. Enter alone doesn’t work because it is used to perform a carriage return.

Google+ Shortcut Keys

Key Action
J Scroll down to next Google+ stream update
K Scroll up to previous Google+ stream update
QQ Pressing Q twice moves your cursor the search box in the “chat” section of Google+
Space Scroll down stream by regular intervals
Space + Shift Scroll up stream by regular intervals
Enter When a stream update is selected Enter moves your cursor to the comment box
Enter + Tab Submit comment
@ @ followed by a username is used to mention someone in a post or share the post with them

Formatting Text in Google Plus

Key Action
* Use the * symbol to denote the beginning and end of bold text- *This would appear bold in Google+*
_ Use the _ symbol to denote the beginning and end of italics text_This would appear in italics in Google+_
Use the – symbol to denote the beginning and end of strikethrough text-This would appear in strikethrough in Google+

Anson Alexander

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