What’s New: Keyboard Shortcuts, Project Invitation, and More

15 Sep, 2023 | Read in 3 minutes

Discover the groundbreaking features of the VirtualSpace product release, from keyboard shortcuts to project invitations and more.


In the fast-paced world of project management, efficiency is key. A PMI study found that companies with solid project management frameworks have a 38% higher chance of achieving their project goals compared to those without such structured approaches.

This statistic underscores the profound impact of efficient project management practices on overall project success, making it a central focus for professionals in the field.


In this context, from shortcuts to bug fixes, this article explores every aspect of this exciting release, showcasing its potential to enhance your productivity. Let's dive in!

1. Task Drawer Shortcut

Now, within the Project feature with a simple press of "T" on your keyboard, you can instantly access the task drawer. 

This intuitive shortcut empowers you to navigate tasks effortlessly, making your workflow smoother than ever before. 

“T” Keyboard Shortcut

2. Ctrl + Enter for Swift Submission

With the VirtualSpace keyboard shortcuts, you can have alternatives besides the "create task" button. Instead, use "Ctrl + Enter" to swiftly create your tasks. It's a small change with a big impact, streamlining your task management process.

This feature simplifies task creation, allowing you to focus on what matters most – your projects. Plus, it's incredibly user-friendly, making it accessible to everyone.

"Ctrl + Enter" Keyboard Shortcut

3. Sub Checklist Autofocus

Managing sub-checklists just got better. Autofocus is now set on the subchecklist field, ensuring a smoother workflow. 

4. Streamlined Project Invitations

VirtualSpace revamps the user interface for project invitations, providing a more intuitive and user-friendly experience. Collaborate seamlessly with your team and clients, without any hiccups.

This enhancement ensures that everyone can easily join and contribute to your projects, fostering better teamwork.

 Intuitive and User-Friendly Project Invitations

5. Enhanced Task Management

Moving tasks has never been this convenient. The search section in the VirtualSpace allows you to easily locate and select your destination when moving a task. No more scrolling through endless lists – simply search and go.

This time-saving feature enhances your task management, ensuring you stay organised and efficient.

Move a Task 

6. Bug Fixes: A More Reliable Experience

We've addressed various bugs in the VirtualSpace and made performance enhancements. Our commitment to providing you with a reliable and seamless experience is unwavering.

The Benefits of Using Keyboard Shortcuts in VirtualSpace

Keyboard shortcuts in project management tools offer several benefits, which can help improve productivity and streamline various tasks. Here are the details:

1. Efficiency: Keyboard shortcuts allow users to perform tasks quickly without the need to navigate through menus or use a mouse. This saves time and minimizes disruptions, allowing project managers and team members to focus on their work.

2. Reduced Mouse Dependency: Relying less on the mouse can reduce the risk of repetitive strain injuries (RSI) associated with prolonged mouse use, such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Keyboard shortcuts can help promote better ergonomics.

3. Faster Navigation: Users can navigate through the project management tool's interface more efficiently. They can switch between views, open and close tasks, and access different sections with ease.

4. Consistency: Once users become familiar with keyboard shortcuts, they can consistently perform actions across various sections of the tool. This uniformity enhances the user experience and reduces the chances of errors.

5. Multitasking: Project managers often need to switch between different tasks and views rapidly. Keyboard shortcuts make it easier to switch between projects, tasks, and conversations quickly.

6. Customisation: Many project management tools allow users to customise keyboard shortcuts to suit their preferences and workflow. This flexibility can help individuals tailor the tool to their specific needs.

7. Enhanced Focus: Users can maintain their focus on the task at hand, as they don't need to divert their attention to locate and click on specific buttons or menu options.

8. Speedy Data Entry: In project management, data entry is crucial. Keyboard shortcuts can facilitate rapid data input, such as adding new tasks, assigning them to team members, and setting deadlines.

9. Accessibility: Improve accessibility for individuals with disabilities who may have difficulty using a mouse. They provide an alternative means of interacting with the software.

10. Learning Curve: While there may be a learning curve initially, once users become proficient with keyboard shortcuts, they can perform tasks more efficiently. This can be especially beneficial for power users who spend a lot of time in the project management tool.

11. Error Reduction: Since keyboard shortcuts often involve simple combinations of keys, they can help reduce the risk of misclicks or accidental actions, leading to fewer errors in managing projects.

Wrapping Up

The VirtualSpace product release is a game-changer for task management. It empowers users to work more efficiently and collaboratively. Say goodbye to productivity roadblocks and embrace the future of project management.

Get ready to boost your productivity and streamline your workflow with VirtualSpace.



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