Keyboard shortcuts make it simple to operate the Olark chat console using only your keyboard. This means you can chat more efficiently and effectively by not wasting time switching between typing and using your mouse.

keyboard shortcuts

Full list of keyboard shortcut functions

  • Next Conversation CTRL + ]
  • Previous Conversation CTRL + [
  • Available/Unavailable CTRL + SHIFT + U
  • Help SHIFT + ?

Next Conversation
CTRL + ] Opens the conversation in the tab to the right of the current conversation.

Previous Conversation
CTRL + [ Opens the conversation in the tab to the left of the current conversation.

Available/Unavailable
CTRL + SHIFT + U Toggles whether you are accepting chats.

Help
SHIFT + ? Opens up quick reference to shortcuts.

You can also force links to open in new window by inserting a plus before the URL, e.g. Open +https://www.olark.com.