GitKraken Tips IV

GitKraken Tips IV

9 GIFs that will show you how to become a more productive Git user

Welcome back! We’ve got 9 more tips to help you navigate GitKraken more efficiently.

If you haven’t been keeping up with this series, check out roundups 1, 2, and 3 for more tips.

GitKraken Tips

  1. Switch between dark and light themes in UI Preferences. We gave the light theme some love in v2.0!
  2. When viewing file history, select a commit to view its diff then click the commit SHA to jump to that commit in the graph.
  3. Use keyboard shortcuts to quickly stage S or unstage U selected files in the right panel.
  4. Shortcut cmd/ctrl + \ will minimize or expand the left panel to make room for larger commit graphs.
  5. Quickly zoom in/out of GitKraken with cmd/ctrl + +/-. Reset to 100% with cmd/ctrl + 0.
  6. Remotes can be fetched individually from the left panel – no need to fetch them all!
  7. Check out a branch 4 ways: 1. double click in the left panel 2. in the graph 3. in the toolbar dropdown 4. in the command palette cmd/ctrl + shift + p.
  8. Organize branches into folders in the left panel by naming them with a slash between the folder and branch name.
  9. With the left panel collapsed, switch repos or branches quickly from the toolbar, the fuzzy finder cmd/ctrl + p or the command palette cmd/ctrl + shift + p

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