Open a repository in SourceTree using the keyboard (on a Mac)

(I'm on a mac)

In the SourceTree main (bookmarks) window, I can use the keyboard pretty effectively.

I can press Cmd+F to get into the search window, then type some "filter" text to reduce my long list down to the one repo I want.  Then I can press Tab a couple times (and maybe a downarrow) to select the repo I want.

 

Now I want to open it (using the keyboard).  I cannot find a way to do this.

 

Pressing Return thinks I want to rename it (which admittedly is a "mac" way of doing things).

If there isn't a way, please consider this a request to add a keystroke (Cmd+Return, Alt+Return, etc..) that allows me to open a selected repo using they keyboard.

Ideally, add a preference I can then change to allow a naked Return to open it.

Thanks

-Sam

2 answers

That sounds like a very common sense feature.

You should submit a feature request to jira.atlassian.com

After some searching, I just learned that Shift+Cmd+O will open the currently-selected repository!

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Brian Ganninger
Published Jan 23, 2018 in Sourcetree

Tip from the team: workflow and keyboard shortcuts

Supported Platforms macOS Sourcetree has a lot to offer and, like many developer tools, finding and using it all can be a challenge, especially for a new user. Everyone might not love ...

649 views 0 4
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you