Quickly create entries, search them, and navigate between views using Fantastical's many shortcuts.

Modifier Keys

  • Option-click the menu bar icon to open the Full Calendar Window.

  • Option-double-click a date or event in the Mini Window to jump to it in the Full Calendar Window.

  • Option-drag to duplicate an event in the day, week, and month views.

  • Option-drag in the week view to create a timed event that repeats across multiple days.

  • Hold command and option, then drag to create an event over an existing event.

  • Dragging an event in the day and week views snaps to 15-minute increments. Hold down shift while dragging to disable this.

  • Press the option key when changing an Exchange category to replace existing categories on the event.

  • Press the option key when clicking the travel time popup to toggle between calculating travel time from your home or work address.

  • Hold the option key when changing the start time of an event to change the start time without automatically updating the end time.

Keyboard Shortcuts

⌘: Command, ⌥: Option, ⌃: Control, ⇧: Shift

  • ⌃⌥Space: Open or close Fantastical (customizable in Preferences)

  • ⌘F: Search

  • ⌘N: Enter a new event

  • ⌘T: Go to Today

  • ⌘R: Show or hide the task list

  • ⌘Q: Quit

  • ⌘,: Preferences

  • ⌘P: Print

  • ⌘I: Get info

  • ⌘K: Toggle between event and task mode when adding a new item

  • ⌃⌘A: Toggle keep Mini Window on top mode

  • ⇢: Jump to next month

  • ⇠: Jump to previous month

  • ⇧⇢: Jump to next day

  • ⇧⇠: Jump to previous day

  • ⇧⇣: Jump to next week

  • ⇧⇡: Jump to previous week

  • ⌘E: Show or hide details

  • ⌘⌫, ⌫: Delete item

  • ⇧⌘I: Show detected invitees (when creating a new event with people to invite)

Shortcuts when selecting an item in Day or Week view

  • ⌃⇢: Move item to the next day

  • ⌃⇠: Move item to the previous day

  • ⌃⇣: Move item forward 15 minutes

  • ⌃⇡: Move item backward 15 minutes

  • ⌃⌥⇣: Move start of event forward 15 minutes

  • ⌃⌥⇡: Move start of event backward 15 minutes

  • ⌃⇧⇣: Move end of event forward 15 minutes

  • ⌃⇧⇡: Move end of event backward 15 minutes

Shortcuts when searching

  • ⌘⇣: Jump from the search field to the first search result