Adobe Captivate 2019 keyboard shortcuts

Adobe Captivate 2019

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- Shortcuts

Open Adobe Captivate Help (To access dialog-box-level help, click the Help button on individual dialog boxes)


Rename the selected object


Test view the current slide


Preview the project


Record audio


Import audio


Perform a spelling and grammar check


Preview project from current slide


Show the Advanced Interaction panel


Preview the current slide and the following "N" slides


Preview the project in a web browser (HTML)


Preview the project in a web browser (SWF)

Page Up

Scroll to the previous slide

Page Down

Scroll to the next slide

Alt + A

Create question pool

Alt + ← β†‘ β†’ β†“

Click the object, click a resize handle, and use these options to resize the object in the selected direction by 1 pixel

Ctrl + A

Select all

Ctrl + B

Find audio in the Library/Change text to Bold

Ctrl + C

Copy (slide in Filmstrip, and selected object on stage)

Ctrl + D

Duplicate (slide in Filmstrip, and selected object on stage)

Ctrl + E

Extend the length of the object display time to the end of the slide on the Timeline

Ctrl + F

Find/replace a particular object in the project Library

Ctrl + I

Increase the indent (selected object on stage)/Change text to Italics. Indentation is equal to the grid size.

Ctrl + L

Sync the selected object to the playhead

Ctrl + M

Merge the selected object with the background

Ctrl + N

Open new project

Ctrl + O

Open the project

Ctrl + Q

Insert a random question slide

Ctrl + R

Start/record new capture project

Ctrl + S


Ctrl + T

Open project template

Ctrl + U

Underline the selected text

Ctrl + V

Paste what is on the clipboard (for example, slide, image, object, and so on)

Ctrl + W

Close the project

Ctrl + X

Cut (selected object on stage)

Ctrl + Y


Ctrl + Z


Ctrl + • Enter

Preview the project

Ctrl + Alt + A

Export PowerPoint slides as animation

Ctrl + Alt + B

Show or hide Filmstrip

Ctrl + Alt + C

Show the Closed Captioning dialog box

Ctrl + Alt + D

Update the Library

Ctrl + Alt + E

Edit points of polygon drawing object

Ctrl + Alt + F

Find in the Library

Ctrl + Alt + G

Create a slide group and autoadjust the rollover area

Ctrl + Alt + H

Hide the selected object

Ctrl + Alt + I

Find PowerPoint slides in the Library

Ctrl + Alt + J

Edit PowerPoint slides

Ctrl + Alt + K

Lock the selected object

Ctrl + Alt + L

Show or hide the Library

Ctrl + Alt + M

Insert master slide

Ctrl + Alt + N

Show slide notes

Ctrl + Alt + O

Record additional slides

Ctrl + Alt + P

Remove a slide group.

Ctrl + Alt + Q

Show the Question Pools Manager

Ctrl + Alt + S

Edit PowerPoint slide

Ctrl + Alt + T

Show or hide the Timeline

Ctrl + Alt + U

Library usage

Ctrl + Alt + V

Import video file

Ctrl + Alt + X

Show/hide the SWF-Commenting pane

Ctrl + Alt + Z

Show/hide the Widget panel

↑   Shift + F7

Show objects style manager

↑   Shift + F8

Preferences dialog box

↑   Shift + F9

Actions dialog box

↑   Shift + F10

Table of contents

↑   Shift + F11

Skin Editor panel

↑   Shift + F12

Publish the file

↑   Shift + A

Insert Animation placeholder

↑   Shift + F

Insert Flash video placeholder

↑   Shift + R

Insert rollover caption placeholder

↑   Shift + O

Insert rollover image placeholder

↑   Shift + C

Insert Text Caption placeholder

↑   Shift + V

Insert video place holder

↑   Shift + M

Insert Image placeholder

↑   Shift + Q

Insert Question slide placeholder

↑   Shift + X

Insert Text Animation placeholder

↑   Shift + Alt + A

Show Audio Management panel

↑   Shift + Alt + W

Close all the open projects

↑   Shift + Alt + O

Insert recording slide placeholder

↑   Shift + Alt + P

Import Photoshop file

↑   Shift + Alt + S

Show Speech Management panel

↑   Shift + Alt + V

Paste as Background

↑   Shift + Alt + ← β†‘ β†’ β†“

Click the object, click a resize handle, and use these options to resize the object in the selected direction by 10 pixel

↑   Shift + Ctrl + A

Add an animation object

↑   Shift + Ctrl + B

Add a new button

↑   Shift + Ctrl + C

Add a new text caption

↑   Shift + Ctrl + D

View slide properties

↑   Shift + Ctrl + E

Insert a new zoom area

↑   Shift + Ctrl + F

Insert an FLV file

↑   Shift + Ctrl + H

Hide/show slide

↑   Shift + Ctrl + I

Decrease the indent

↑   Shift + Ctrl + J

Insert a blank slide

↑   Shift + Ctrl + K

Add a new click box

↑   Shift + Ctrl + L

Insert a highlight box

↑   Shift + Ctrl + M

Add a new image

↑   Shift + Ctrl + N

Add a new animation slide

↑   Shift + Ctrl + O

Add a new rollover image

↑   Shift + Ctrl + P

Import PPT

↑   Shift + Ctrl + Q

Insert a question slide

↑   Shift + Ctrl + R

Insert a rollover caption

↑   Shift + Ctrl + S

Save the project with different name

↑   Shift + Ctrl + T

Insert a text entry box

↑   Shift + Ctrl + U

Insert the mouse

↑   Shift + Ctrl + W

Insert a widget

↑   Shift + Ctrl + X

Insert a text animation

↑   Shift + Ctrl + Y

Copy the background

↑   Shift + Ctrl + Z

Insert Slidelet

↑   Shift + Ctrl + Alt + B

Show Branching View

↑   Shift + Ctrl + Alt + S

Insert an image slide

↑   Shift + Ctrl + Alt + E

Show/Hide effects panel

↑   Shift + Ctrl + V

Insert stencil slides

↑   Shift + Ctrl + G

Edit gradient

Ctrl + 1


Ctrl + 2


Ctrl + 3


Ctrl + 4


Ctrl + -

Zoom out

Ctrl + +

Zoom in

Ctrl + 0

Best Fit Zoom / Center Align Workspace

The following table lists the default shortcut keys used during recording. These shortcuts should be used only after you start the recording process. The same keys function differently when you are editing a project.
Ctrl + R

Start/record new capture project

Ctrl + Alt + O

Record additional slides


Stop recording


Delete the current selection


Pause or resume recording

Print Screen

Capture a screenshot manually


Preview project


Preview single slide


Edit caption text


Preview project in browser


Auto panning


Manual panning


Stop panning


Start Full Motion Recording


Stop Full Motion Recording


Snap recording window to mouse


Toggle mouse capture

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Program information

Program name: Adobe Captivate 2019 Adobe Captivate 2019 (Productivity)

Adobe Captivate is an authoring software for creating eLearning content. It allows user to create content such as software demonstrations, software simulations, and branched scenarios in HTML5 and .swf formats.

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Last update: 25 May 2020

Updated: Updated program information. (2 updates.) 5/25/2020 11:14:15 PM New program added.
5/25/2020 11:18:58 PM Updated program information.

Shortcut count: 136

How easy to press shortcuts: 81%

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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