Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Windows and Unix) keyboard shortcuts

Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Windows and Unix)
You need to enable single key shortcuts first. To do this, open the Preferences dialog and under General, select Use Single-Key Accelerators To Access Tools option.
H

Hand tool

Space

Temporarily select Hand tool

V

Select tool

Z

Marquee Zoom tool

↑   Shift + Z

Cycle through zoom tools: Marquee Zoom, Dynamic Zoom, Loupe

↑   Shift

Temporarily select Dynamic Zoom tool (when Marquee Zoom tool is selected)

Ctrl

Temporarily zoom out (when Marquee Zoom tool is selected)

Ctrl + Space

Temporarily select Zoom In tool

R

Select Object tool

O

Edit Object tool

A

Enter/Exit Forms editing

C

Crop tool

L

Link tool

F

Text Field tool

↑   Shift + F

Cycle through tools in forms authoring mode: Text Field, Check Box, Radio Button, List Box, Dropdown Box, Button, Digital Signature, Barcode

M

3D tool

↑   Shift + M

Cycle through Multimedia tools: 3D object, SWF, Sound, Video

T

Edit Document Text tool

↑   Shift + Y

Redaction

↑   Shift + T

Cycle through Touch Up tools: Touch Up Text, Touch Up Reading Order, Touch Up Object

Ctrl + J

JavaScript Debugger

↑   Shift + Ctrl + T

Insert Blank Pages tool

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + I

Insert Files

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + D

Delete pages

~

Open Output Preview

↑   Shift + Ctrl + U

Touch Up Reading Order tool (or if already selected, return focus to dialog box)

S

Sticky Note tool

E

Text Edits tool

K

Stamp tool

U

Current highlighting tool

↑   Shift + U

Cycle through highlighting tools: Highlighter,Underline Text, Cross Out Text

D

Current drawing markup tool

↑   Shift + D

Cycle through drawing markup tools: Cloud, Arrow, Line, Rectangle, Oval, Polygon Line, Polygon, Pencil Tool, Eraser Tool

Q

Cloud tool

X

Text Box tool

J

Current Stamp or Attach tool

↑   Shift + J

Cycle through Stamp, Attach File, Record Audio Comment

⭾ Tab

Move focus to next comment or form field

↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Move focus to previous comment or form field

⤶ Enter

Open pop-up note (or text field in Comments List) for comment that has focus

Esc

Closes pop-up (or text field in Comments List) for comment that has focus

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Page Up

Previous screen

or ↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter
Page Down

Next screen

or ⤶ Enter
Home

First page

or Shift + Ctrl + Page Up
or ↑   Shift + Ctrl +
End

Last page

or Shift + Ctrl + Page Down
or ↑   Shift + Ctrl +

Previous page

or Ctrl + Page Up

Next page

or Ctrl + Page Down
Ctrl + F6

(UNIX) Previous open document

↑   Shift + Ctrl + F6

(UNIX) Next open document

Scroll up

Scroll down

Space

Scroll (when Hand tool is selected)

Ctrl + =

Zoom in

Ctrl + -

Zoom out

P

Toggle between editing and previewing your form

G

Toggle Guides On / Off

L

Align selected fields left

R

Align selected fields right

T

Align selected fields top

B

Align selected fields bottom

H

Align selected fields horizontal

V

Align selected fields vertical

↑   Shift + H

Center fields horizontally

↑   Shift + V

Center fields vertically

↑   Shift + L

Highlight fields

↑   Shift + N

Show Tab Order

↑   Shift + D

Document JavaScripts

Move focus to the previous row when in the body of the file list on the left

Move focus to the next row when in the body of the file list on the left

⬅ Backspace

If pressed in the body of the file list, navigate one level up from within a folder

⤶ Enter

Press the Go Back button in a folder if focus is on the button

or Space
⤶ Enter

If pressed when focus is on a row in the file list representing a subfolder, navigate to a subfolder, or open an attachment in Preview mode.

Home

If in the body of the file list, move to the first or last row

or End
Page Down

If in the body of the file list, move to the next or last set of rows to fit the screen

or Page Up
Ctrl + A

Select or deselect all files

or ↑   Shift + Ctrl + A
↑   Shift +

If in the body of the file list, extend the selection by adding the next row above  the selected row

↑   Shift +

If in the body of the file list, extend the selection by adding the next row below the selected row

Ctrl + Space

Change whether the row with focus is in the selection

Ctrl +

Move focus up one row without changing the selection

Ctrl +

Move focus down one row without changing the selection

F6

Move focus to the next item among Document pane, Task panes, Message bar, and Navigation bar

↑   Shift + F6

Move focus to the previous item among Document pane, Task panes, message bar, and Navigation bar

Ctrl + ⭾ Tab

Move focus to the next panel in the Task pane

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Move focus to the previous panel in the Task pane

⭾ Tab

Navigate to the next panel and panel control within an open Task pane

↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Navigate to the previous panel and panel control within an open Task pane

Navigate to the next command button within a panel

Navigate to the previous command button within a panel

Space

Expand or collapse panel in focus (press F6 to move focus to Tools pane, then tab to desired panel)

or ⤶ Enter
↑   Shift + F4

Open or close the Task pane

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F4

Close the pane that lists the tasks of an Action

Space

Open the menu and move the focus to the first menu option when focus is on a command with a submenu or submenu element with a flyout

or ⤶ Enter
Esc

Move the focus back to the parent command button with a submenu or submenu element with a flyout

Space

Run the command in focus

or ⤶ Enter
⭾ Tab

Navigate to the next item in the active panel in the Create New Action, Edit Action, Create Custom Tool, or the Edit Custom Tool dialog boxes

↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Navigate to the previous item in the active panel in the Create New Action, Edit Action, Create Custom Tool, or the Edit Custom Tool dialog boxes

F10

Move focus to menus (Windows, UNIX); expand first menu item (UNIX)

↑   Shift + F8

Move focus to toolbar in browser and application (In application, sets focus to the first button in the top bar - Home)

Navigate through the other controls in the top bar - Home, Tools, Document

or
or ⭾ Tab
or ↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab
⤶ Enter

Select a highlighted control in the top bar

or Space
Ctrl + ⭾ Tab

Move to next open document tab (when multiple documents are open in same window)

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Move to previous open document tab (when multiple documents are open in same window)

Ctrl + F6

Move to next open document window (when focus is on document pane)

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F6

Move to previous open document window (when focus is on document pane)

Ctrl + F4

Close current document

⭾ Tab

Move focus to next comment, link, or form field in the document pane

↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Move focus to previous comment, link, or form field in the document pane

F5

Move focus to document pane

Space

Activate selected tool, item (such as a movie clip or bookmark), or command

or ⤶ Enter
↑   Shift + F10

Open context menu

F10

Close context menu

Esc

Return to Hand tool or Select tool

Ctrl + ⭾ Tab

Move focus to next tab in a tabbed dialog box

↑   Shift + F3

Move to previous search result and highlight it in the document

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + G
F3

Move to next search result and highlight it in the document

or Ctrl + G
Alt + ↑   Shift +

(Windows only) Search previous document (with Search results displaying multiple files)

Alt + ↑   Shift +

(Windows only) Search next document (with Search results displaying multiple files)

↑   Shift + ← ↑ → ↓

Select text (with Select tool selected)

↑   Shift + Ctrl +

Select next word  (with Select tool selected)

↑   Shift + Ctrl +

Deselect previous word (with Select tool selected)

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F5

Open and move focus to navigation pane

F6

Move focus among the document, message bar, and navigation panels

↑   Shift + F6

Move focus to previous pane or panel

⭾ Tab

Move among the elements of the active navigation panel

Move to previous navigation panel and make it active (when focus is on the panel button)

Move to next navigation panel and make it active (when focus is on the panel button)

Ctrl + ⭾ Tab

Move to next navigation panel and make it active (when focus is anywhere in the navigation pane)

Expand the current bookmark (focus on Bookmarks panel)

↑   Shift + +

Right Expand the current bookmark (focus on Bookmarks panel)

Collapse the current bookmark (focus on Bookmarks panel)

or -
↑   Shift + *

Expand all bookmarks

/

Collapse selected bookmark

Move focus to next item in a navigation panel

Move focus to previous item in a navigation panel

F1

Open Help window

Ctrl + W

(Windows only) Close Help window

or Alt + F4
Alt +

Move back to previously opened topic

Alt +

Move forward to next topic

Ctrl + ⭾ Tab

Move to next pane

↑   Shift + Ctrl + ⭾ Tab

Move to previous pane

⭾ Tab

Move focus to the next link within a pane

↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Move focus to the previous link within a pane

⤶ Enter

Activate highlighted link

Ctrl + P

Print Help topic

↑   Shift + Ctrl + 5

Change reading settings for the current document

Ctrl + 4

Reflow a tagged PDF, and return to unreflowed view

↑   Shift + Ctrl + Y

Activate and deactivate Read Out Loud

↑   Shift + Ctrl + V

Read only the current page out loud

↑   Shift + Ctrl + B

Read out loud from the current page to the end of the document

↑   Shift + Ctrl + C

Pause reading out loud

↑   Shift + Ctrl + E

Stop reading out loud


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Program information

Program name: Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Windows and Unix) (Text editing)

Adobe Acrobat is a software to to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format (PDF). Not to be confused with Adobe Reader, which is used just to view and print PDF files.

Web page: https://www.adobe.com


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