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Sunday, June 25, 2023

Adobe InDesign Shortcut Commands

 Find the list of  Shortcut Commands of Adobe InDesign Software


File Management:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+NNew document
Ctrl+OOpen document
Ctrl+WClose document
Ctrl+SSave document
Ctrl+Shift+SSave As...
Ctrl+PPrint document
Ctrl+ZUndo
Ctrl+Shift+ZRedo
Navigation and Zoom:
ShortcutDescription
SpacebarHand tool (for panning)
Ctrl++Zoom in
Ctrl+-Zoom out
Ctrl+0Fit page in window
Ctrl+1Actual size
Ctrl+2Fit spread in window
Ctrl+Alt+0Fit content proportionally in window
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+0Fit content to window

Text Formatting:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+BApply/Remove bold formatting
Ctrl+IApply/Remove italic formatting
Ctrl+UApply/Remove underline formatting
Ctrl+Shift+KApply/Remove small caps formatting
Ctrl+Shift+>Increase font size
Ctrl+Shift+<Decrease font size
Ctrl+Shift+XApply/Remove strikethrough formatting
Ctrl+Shift+CApply/Remove all caps formatting
Object Manipulation:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+DPlace an image or text
Ctrl+GGroup selected objects
Ctrl+Shift+GUngroup selected objects
Ctrl+BText frame options
Ctrl+EText frame fitting options
Ctrl+Shift+CConvert shape/text to frame
Ctrl+Shift+EConvert frame to shape/text
Ctrl+Shift+DragDuplicate selected object
Ctrl+Shift+]Bring object forward
Ctrl+Shift+[Send object backward
Document Structure:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+Alt+CCreate a new layer
Ctrl+Alt+;Lock/unlock a layer
Ctrl+Shift+;Show/hide a layer
Ctrl+Shift+LCreate a new layer based on selection
Ctrl+Shift+MMerge selected layers
Ctrl+Shift+NCreate a new master page
Ctrl+Shift+RRelease master page items
Ctrl+Shift+DDuplicate current page
Ctrl+Shift+DeleteDelete current page
Text Editing and Formatting:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+Shift+ADeselect all
Ctrl+Shift+VPaste without formatting
Ctrl+Shift+HHide/show hidden characters
Ctrl+Shift+LCreate bullet or numbered list
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+MRemove forced line break
Ctrl+Shift+BBalance ragged lines
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+HChange language of selected text
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+CConvert to footnote/endnote
Ctrl+Shift+MMerge text
Ctrl+Shift+UToggle between All Caps and Small Caps
Tables:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+Alt+TCreate a new table
Ctrl+ETable options
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+JConvert text to table
Ctrl+Shift+RConvert table to text
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+MSplit/merge table cells
Ctrl+Shift+JDistribute rows evenly
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+JDistribute columns evenly
Ctrl+Shift+IInsert row above
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+IInsert row below
Ctrl+Shift+DeleteDelete row
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+DeleteDelete column
Styles and Formatting:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+KLoad paragraph styles
Ctrl+Shift+Option+KLoad character styles
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+LLoad object styles
Ctrl+F11Apply Next Style
Ctrl+Alt+GClear Overrides
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+BApply bold style
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+IApply italic style
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+UApply underline style
Ctrl+Shift+FApply fill color
Ctrl+Shift+SApply stroke color
Output and Export:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+Shift+EExport document
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+EExport selection
Ctrl+Alt+OPackage document
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+PPrint booklet
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+BExport to EPUB
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+WExport to PDF
Ctrl+Shift+TPreflight panel
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+DCreate digital edition
Ctrl+Shift+KEdit hyperlinks
Ctrl+Shift+DDigital publishing workspace
Alignment and Distribution:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+Shift+0Align left edges of selected objects
Ctrl+Shift+1Align horizontal centers of selected objects
Ctrl+Shift+2Align right edges of selected objects
Ctrl+Shift+3Align top edges of selected objects
Ctrl+Shift+4Align vertical centers of selected objects
Ctrl+Shift+5Align bottom edges of selected objects
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+0Distribute left edges of selected objects
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+1Distribute horizontal centers of selected objects
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+2Distribute right edges of selected objects
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+3Distribute top edges of selected objects
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+4Distribute vertical centers of selected objects
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+5Distribute bottom edges of selected objects
Master Pages:
ShortcutDescription
Shift+Ctrl+MApply master page to current page
Ctrl+Shift+CCreate new master page based on selection
Ctrl+Shift+RRelease items from master page
Ctrl+Shift+NCreate a new document page from master page
Shift+Ctrl+JJump to master page
Shift+Ctrl+Shift+JJump to previous master page
Shift+Ctrl+Alt+Shift+JJump to next master page
Ctrl+Shift+DeleteDelete current master page
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+LLoad master page
Ctrl+Shift+DDuplicate current master page
Layers:
ShortcutDescription
F7Show/hide Layers panel
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+;Lock/unlock layer
Ctrl+Alt+;Show/hide layer
Ctrl+]Bring forward
Ctrl+[Send backward
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+]Bring to front
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+[Send to back
Ctrl+LCreate a new layer
Ctrl+Shift+]Group with previous
Ctrl+Shift+[Group with next
Ctrl+Shift+MMerge selected layers
Ctrl+Alt+]Show layer options
Paragraph and Text Styles:
ShortcutDescription
F11Apply next style
Ctrl+Shift+TShow/hide paragraph styles
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+TShow/hide character styles
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+TShow/hide object styles
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+BApply/remove bold style
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+IApply/remove italic style
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+UApply/remove underline style
Ctrl+Shift+FApply fill color
Ctrl+Shift+SApply stroke color
Ctrl+Shift+KEdit hyperlinks
Ctrl+Shift+DDigital publishing workspace
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+CCreate footnote/endnote
Text and Typography:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+Shift+>Increase tracking
Ctrl+Shift+<Decrease tracking
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+>Increase kerning
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+<Decrease kerning
Ctrl+Shift+BApply bold formatting
Ctrl+Shift+IApply italic formatting
Ctrl+Shift+XApply strikethrough formatting
Ctrl+Shift+YApply small caps formatting
Ctrl+Shift+LApply underline formatting
Ctrl+Shift+FChange font
Ctrl+Shift+HChange case
Ctrl+Shift+QConvert to uppercase
Ctrl+Shift+WConvert to lowercase
Ctrl+Shift+AChange text color
Ctrl+Shift+TCreate text frame
Tables and Cells:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+Alt+TCreate a new table
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+JConvert text to table
Ctrl+Shift+RConvert table to text
TabMove to the next cell in a table
Shift+TabMove to the previous cell in a table
Ctrl+Shift+ReturnSplit table cell vertically
Ctrl+Shift+/Split table cell horizontally
Ctrl+\Merge table cells
Ctrl+Shift+IInsert row above
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+IInsert row below
Ctrl+Shift+DeleteDelete row
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+DeleteDelete column
Object and Frame Handling:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+DPlace an image or text
Ctrl+Shift+DragDuplicate selected object
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+CConvert shape/text to frame
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+EConvert frame to shape/text
Ctrl+GGroup selected objects
Ctrl+Shift+GUngroup selected objects
Ctrl+Shift+XFit content proportionally in frame
Ctrl+Shift+EFit content to frame
Ctrl+Alt+CCopy object style
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+VPaste object style
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+MStep and repeat
Ctrl+Shift+BText frame options
Ctrl+Shift+EText frame fitting options
Document and Layout:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+MMerge selected layers
Ctrl+Shift+LCreate a new layer based on selection
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+NCreate a new master page
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Page UpGo to previous spread
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Page DownGo to next spread
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+HomeGo to first page
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+EndGo to last page
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+GChange display performance
Ctrl+Shift+KEdit in Story Editor


Guides and Grids:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+;Show/hide guides
Ctrl+'Lock/unlock guides
Ctrl+Alt+;Show/hide baseline grid
Ctrl+Alt+'Lock/unlock baseline grid
Ctrl+5Show/hide frame edges
Ctrl+Shift+'Show/hide frame grid
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+'Lock/unlock frame grid
Ctrl+Alt+]Snap to document grid
Ctrl+Alt+[Snap to baseline grid
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+]Snap to frame grid
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+[Snap to guides
Navigation and Panels:
ShortcutDescription
F6Show/hide Pages panel
F7Show/hide Layers panel
F8Show/hide Info panel
F9Show/hide Color panel
F10Show/hide Stroke panel
F11Show/hide Paragraph Styles panel
F12Show/hide Character Styles panel
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+HShow/hide Hyperlinks panel
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+TShow/hide Preflight panel
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+OShow/hide Output panel
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+DShow/hide Digital Publishing panel
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+FShow/hide Interactive for PDF panel
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+UShow/hide Story Editor
Miscellaneous:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+PCreate a new package
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+BExport to EPUB
Ctrl+Shift+JCreate a new library item
Ctrl+Shift+UUpdate all modified links
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+WExport to PDF
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+EExport to JPEG
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+XExport to HTML
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+IImport XML
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+DPlace multiple files
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+RRemove overrides
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+GApply last used gradient swatch
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+FApply last used fill swatch
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+XApply last used stroke swatch
Working with Frames:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+BApply/Remove baseline grid
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+MFit content to frame
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+PApply object style
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+VPaste object style
Ctrl+Shift+DDuplicate selected object
Ctrl+Shift+EText frame fitting options
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+XClear frame content
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+;Clear frame style
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+IConvert frame to shape
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+EConvert shape to frame
Ctrl+Shift+KEdit original
Working with Pages and Spreads:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+HomeGo to first page
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+EndGo to last page
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Page UpGo to previous spread
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Page DownGo to next spread
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+JGo to page
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+JGo to previous page
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Alt+Shift+JGo to next page
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+]Go to next spread
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+[Go to previous spread
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+DeleteDelete current spread
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+DDuplicate spread
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+NCreate a new page from master page
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+Page UpMove page left
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+Page DownMove page right
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+]Move spread right
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+[Move spread left
Working with Links and Assets:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+DPlace
Ctrl+Shift+IImport XML
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+IImport XML structure
Ctrl+Shift+LLoad selected graphics
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+UUpdate all modified links
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+MLinks panel
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+FPackage
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+PPrint booklet
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+BExport to EPUB
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+XExport to HTML
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+XExport to JPEG
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+WExport to PDF
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+WExport to PNG
Working with Text:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+Shift+KEdit in Story Editor
Ctrl+Shift+TShow/hide paragraph styles panel
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+TShow/hide character styles panel
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+CCreate footnote/endnote
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+BApply/remove bold style
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+IApply/remove italic style
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+UApply/remove underline style
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+MChange language
Ctrl+Shift+FApply fill color
Ctrl+Shift+SApply stroke color
Ctrl+Shift+AChange text color
Ctrl+Shift+HChange case
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+KInsert special character
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+WToggle between composer types
Working with Tables:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+Alt+TCreate a new table
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+JConvert text to table
Ctrl+Shift+RConvert table to text
TabMove to the next cell in a table
Shift+TabMove to the previous cell in a table
Ctrl+Shift+ReturnSplit table cell vertically
Ctrl+Shift+/Split table cell horizontally
Ctrl+\Merge table cells
Ctrl+Shift+IInsert row above
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+IInsert row below
Ctrl+Shift+DeleteDelete row
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+DeleteDelete column
Ctrl+Alt+]Select next cell
Ctrl+Alt+[Select previous cell
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+]Select next row
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+[Select previous row
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+]Select next column
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+[Select previous column
Working with Effects and Transparency:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+Shift+FApply feather
Ctrl+Shift+EApply transparency
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+YApply drop shadow
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+DApply inner shadow
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+BApply bevel and emboss
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+SApply satin
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+GApply gradient feather
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+HApply directional feather
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+MApply gradient opacity
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+AApply gradient feather and opacity
Working with Objects:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+Shift+GGroup selected objects
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+GUngroup selected objects
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+VPaste in place
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+CPaste into
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+XClear frame content
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+;Clear frame style
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+;Clear local overrides
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+IConvert shape to frame
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+EConvert frame to shape
Ctrl+Shift+BText frame options
Ctrl+Shift+EText frame fitting options
Ctrl+Alt+CCopy object style
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+VPaste object style
Ctrl+Shift+UUpdate all modified links
Ctrl+Shift+DDuplicate selected object
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+MTransform Again
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+MTransform Sequence
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+JStep and Repeat
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+XApply Last Transformation
Navigating and Previewing:
ShortcutDescription
SpacebarHand tool
Ctrl+SpacebarZoom tool
Ctrl+0 (zero)Fit page in window
Ctrl+Shift+HHide/show hidden characters
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+HHide/show hidden characters and hidden objects
Ctrl+HHide/show guides
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+IHide/show frame edges
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+IHide/show frame edges and center points
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+GHide/show frame edges and grid
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+'Lock/unlock all guides
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+'Lock/unlock all objects
Ctrl+Alt+'Lock/unlock selected objects
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+UToggle Preview mode
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+GToggle between high quality and typical display
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+MToggle between GPU performance and typical display
Miscellaneous:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+PCreate a new package
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+BExport to EPUB
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+XExport to HTML
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+DExport to Digital Editions
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+FExport to Flash Player (SWF)
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+UUpdate cross-references
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+RUpdate table of contents
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+WExport to PDF
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+WExport to Adobe PDF (Interactive)
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+YExport to IDML
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+KExport to XML
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+VPlace and Link
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+MMetadata

Text Formatting:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+BApply/Remove bold
Ctrl+IApply/Remove italic
Ctrl+Shift+<Decrease font size
Ctrl+Shift+>Increase font size
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+<Decrease baseline shift
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+>Increase baseline shift
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+/Apply or remove small caps
Ctrl+Shift+LApply or remove bullet
Ctrl+Shift+XApply or remove numbering
Ctrl+Shift+~Apply or remove underline
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+~Apply or remove strikethrough
Ctrl+Shift+CApply or remove all caps
Ctrl+Shift+KApply or remove tracking
Ctrl+Shift+TApply or remove superscript
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+TApply or remove subscript
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+KInsert or remove footnote/endnote
Ctrl+Shift+MChange case
Working with Frames:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+Shift+CFit frame to content
Ctrl+Shift+EFit content to frame
Ctrl+Alt+CCopy frame attributes
Ctrl+Alt+VPaste frame attributes
Ctrl+Shift+YContent Collector tool
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+YContent Placer tool
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+PApply object style
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Alt+PClear object style
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+PClear local overrides
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+EConvert shape to frame
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+EConvert frame to shape
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+DTransform Again and Repeat Transformation
Ctrl+Shift+DDuplicate selected object
Ctrl+Shift+]Bring to front
Ctrl+Shift+[Send to back
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+]Bring forward
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+[Send backward
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+/Clear object effects
Working with Layers:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+LShow/hide Layers panel
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+VPaste in Place on All Layers
Ctrl+Shift+]Bring to Front
Ctrl+Shift+[Send to Back
Ctrl+]Bring Forward
Ctrl+[Send Backward
Ctrl+Shift+\Show/Hide Guides
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+'Lock/Unlock All Layers
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+~Create a New Layer
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+RRelease Selected Layers
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+RRelease All Layers
Working with Pages and Spreads:
ShortcutDescription
Ctrl+Shift+PCreate a new document
Ctrl+NCreate a new document
Ctrl+OOpen a document
Ctrl+WClose the current document
Ctrl+SSave the document
Ctrl+Shift+SSave As
Ctrl+Shift+NCreate a new page
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+JGo to page
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+JGo to previous page
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Alt+Shift+JGo to next page
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+]Go to next spread
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+[Go to previous spread
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+DeleteDelete current spread
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+DDuplicate spread
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+Page UpMove page left
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+Page DownMove page right
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+]Move spread right
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Shift+[Move spread left
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Page UpGo to previous spread
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Page DownGo to next spread
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+HomeGo to first page
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+EndGo to last page