Mac App - Keyboard Shortcuts

With a few simple keystrokes, you can navigate around your Harvest for Mac app lightening fast. Here are some hotkeys we’ve included to make tracking time from your desktop quick and easy:

  • To start a new timer, press OPT+CMD+N (this is customizable in Preferences).
    • You can use this hotkey with any application open.
    • If the timesheet window is already open, you can also press just CMD+N.
  • To hide/show the timesheet window, press OPT+CMD+T (this is customizable in Preferences).
  • To show the Time Summary, press OPT+CMD+S (this is customizable in Preferences).
  • To show your favorites, press OPT+CMD+F (this is customizable in Preferences).
  • To refresh the timesheet window, press CMD+R.
  • To move between days, use the left and right arrow keys.
  • To jump to today’s date, press the T key.
  • To move between entries, use the up and down arrow keys. The selected entry will be highlighted in gray.
  • To stop a timer (or to start one for the entry that’s selected), press the S key.
  • To edit a selected entry, press the E key.
  • To delete a selected entry, press the delete key.

Bonus Tip: You can also start and stop your timer by clicking the H in your Mac’s menu bar.

You can even customize a few keyboard shortcuts if you like! To do this:

  1. Open the Timesheet Window and click the gear icon in the bottom right
  2. Select Preferences… and click on the Shortcuts tab there
  3. Type in a new shortcut to the right of each customizable option

Note: You can also click Restore Default Shortcuts if you decide you don’t like the customizations you made.

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