Adobe Illustrator (Mac) keyboard shortcuts

Adobe Illustrator (Mac)

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- Shortcuts
⌘ Cmd + Z

Undo

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + Z

Redo

⌘ Cmd + X

Cut

⌘ Cmd + C

Copy

⌘ Cmd + V

Paste

⌘ Cmd + F

Paste in front

⌘ Cmd + B

Paste at back

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + B

Paste in place

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + B

Paste on all artboards

⌘ Cmd + I

Check spelling

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + K

Open the Color Settings dialog box

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + K

Open the Keyboard Shortcuts dialog box

⌘ Cmd + K

Open the Preferences dialog box

⌘ Cmd + N

Create a document

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + N

Create a document from a template

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + N

Create a document without opening the New Document dialog box

⌘ Cmd + O

Open a document

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + P

Place a file in the document

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + I

Open the File Information dialog box

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + P

Open the Document Setup dialog box

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + O

Browse in Adobe Bridge

⌘ Cmd + W

Close the document window

⌘ Cmd + S

Save changes made to the document

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + S

Open the Save As dialog box

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + S

Save a copy of the document

⌘ Cmd + F12

Save the document as script files

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + E

Open the Export for screens dialog box

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + S

Open the Save For Web dialog box

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + P

Package the document

⌘ Cmd + P

Print

⌘ Cmd + Q

Exit the application

↑   Shift + O

Artboard tool

V

Selection tool

A

Direct Selection tool

Y

Magic Wand tool

Q

Lasso tool

P

Pen tool

↑   Shift + ~

Curvature tool

↑   Shift + B

Blob Brush tool

+

Add Anchor Point tool

-

Delete Anchor Point tool

↑   Shift + C

Switch to Anchor Point tool

T

Type tool

↑   Shift + T

Touch Type tool

\

Line Segment tool

M

Rectangle tool

L

Ellipse tool

B

Paintbrush tool

N

Pencil tool

↑   Shift + N

Shaper tool

R

Rotate tool

O

Reflect tool

S

Scale tool

↑   Shift + R

Warp tool

↑   Shift + W

Width tool

E

Free Transform tool

↑   Shift + M

Shape Builder Tool

↑   Shift + P

Perspective Grid Tool

↑   Shift + V

Perspective Selection Tool

↑   Shift + S

Symbol Sprayer tool

J

Column Graph tool

U

Mesh tool

G

Gradient tool

I

Eyedropper tool

W

Blend tool

K

Live Paint Bucket tool

↑   Shift + L

Live Paint Selection tool

↑   Shift + K

Slice tool

↑   Shift + E

Eraser tool

C

Scissors tool

H

Hand tool

Z

Zoom tool

⌥ Option

Switch to Smooth tool while using Blob Brush tool

F

Toggle between screen modes: Normal Screen Mode, Full Screen Mode with Menu Bar, Full Screen Mode

Mouse double click

(double click Hand tool) Fit imageable area in window

Mouse double click

(double click Zoom tool) Magnify 100%

⌘ Cmd + 1

Magnify 100%

Space

Switch to Hand tool (when not in text-edit mode)

Space + ⌘ Cmd

Switch to Zoom tool in magnify mode

Space + ⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option

Switch to Zoom tool in reduce mode

Space

Move Zoom marquee while dragging with the Zoom tool

↑   Shift + Control + B

Hide bounding box

⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + 3

Hide unselected artwork

⌥ Option + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

(drag guide) Convert between horizontal and vertical guide

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + Mouse double click

(double click guide) Release guide

⌘ Cmd + H

Show document template

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + H

Show/Hide artboards

⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + R

Show/Hide artboard rulers

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + D

Show transparency grid

⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + 0

View all artboards in window

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + V

Paste in place on the active artboard

Esc

Exit Artboard tool mode

↑   Shift + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Create artboard inside another artboard

⌘ Cmd + Mouse left click

Select multiple artboards in the Artboards panel

⌘ Cmd + F6

Navigate to next document

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + F6

Navigate to previous document

⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + F6

Navigate to next document group

⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + F6

Navigate to previous document group

⌘ Cmd + Y

Toggle between Outline and GPU Preview of the document

⌘ Cmd + E

Toggle between GPU and CPU Preview of the document

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + Y

View the document in Overprint Preview mode

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + Y

View the document in Pixel Preview mode

Esc

Exit Full Screen mode

⌘ Cmd + =

Zoom in

⌘ Cmd + -

Zoom out

⌘ Cmd + ;

Hide guides

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + ;

Lock guides

⌘ Cmd + 5

Make guides

⌥ Option + Ctrl + 5

Release guides

⌘ Cmd + U

Show/ hide smart guides

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + I

Show/ hide perspective grid

⌘ Cmd + '

Show grid

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + '

Snap to grid

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + '

Snap to point

⌘ Cmd + `

Switch to last-used selection tool (Selection tool, Direct Selection tool, or Group Selection tool)

⌥ Option

Switch between Direct Selection tool and Group Selection tool

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

Add to a selection with Selection tool, Direct Selection tool, Group Selection tool, Live Paint Selection tool, or Magic Wand tool

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

Subtract a selection with Selection tool, Direct Selection tool, Group Selection tool, or Live Paint Selection tool

⌥ Option + Mouse left click

Subtract from selection with Magic Wand tool

↑   Shift + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Add to selection with Lasso tool

⌥ Option + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Subtract from selection with Lasso tool

⇪ Caps Lock

Change pointer to cross hair for Lasso tool

⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + A

Select artwork in active artboard

⌘ Cmd + A

Select all

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + A

Deselect

⌘ Cmd + 6

Reselect

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + ]

Select the object above the current selection

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + Select

the object below the current selection

⌘ Cmd + Mouse left click then Mouse left click

Select behind an object

⌘ Cmd + Mouse left click then Mouse left click

Select behind in isolation mode

⌘ Cmd + G

Group the selected artwork

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + G

Ungroup the selected artwork

⌘ Cmd + 2

Lock a selection

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + 2

Unlock a selection

⌘ Cmd + 3

Hide a selection

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + 3

Show all selections

← ↑ → ↓

Move selection in user-defined increments

↑   Shift + arrrowkeys

Move selection in 10x user-defined increments

⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + 2

Lock all deselected artwork

↑   Shift

(hold) Constrain movement to 45° angle (except when using Reflect tool)

⌘ Cmd + ]

Bring a selection forward

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + ]

Move a selection to the front

⌘ Cmd + [

Send a selection backward

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + [

Move a selection to the back

  Note: Set keyboard increments in General Preferences (Ctrl/ Cmd + K).
↑   Shift + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Constrain a shape’s proportions or orientation to: equal height and width for rectangles, rounded rectangles, ellipses, and grids

↑   Shift + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Increments of 45° for line and arc segments

↑   Shift + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Original orientation for polygons, stars, and flares

Space + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Move a shape while drawing it

⌥ Option + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Draw from the center of a shape (except for polygons, stars, and flares)

  Start dragging, then press one of these shortcuts:
Mouse left click + Mouse movement then ↑  ↓

(start dragging then press up or down arrow) Keep the sides of a star straight

⌘ Cmd

(hold down) Increase or decrease polygon sides, star points, arc angle, spiral winds, or flare rays

⌥ Option + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

(hold down) Keep the inner radius of a star constant

C

(hold down) Switch between an open and closed arc

S + F

(hold down) Flip an arc, keeping the reference point constant

⌥ Option + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Add or subtract winds from a spiral while increasing the length of the spiral

⌘ Cmd + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Change the decay rate of a spiral

↑  ↓

Add or remove horizontal lines from a rectangular grid or concentric lines from a polar grid

←  →

Add or remove vertical lines from a rectangular grid or radial lines from a polar grid

F

Decrease the skew value for horizontal dividers in a rectangular grid or radial dividers in a polar grid by 10%

V

Increase the skew value for horizontal dividers in a rectangular grid or radial dividers in a polar grid by 10%

X

Decrease the skew value for vertical dividers in a rectangular grid or concentric dividers in a polar grid by 10%

C

Increase the skew value for vertical dividers in a rectangular grid or concentric dividers in a polar grid by 10%

  -
]

Increase size of Blob Brush

[

Decrease size of Blob Brush

↑   Shift

Constrain Blob Brush path horizontally or vertically

↑   Shift + D

Switch through drawing modes

  Select the paths, then use those shortcuts:
⌘ Cmd + J

Join two or more paths

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + J

Average two or more paths

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + J

Create corner or smooth join

  -
⌘ Cmd + 8

Create a compound path

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + 8

Release a compound path

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + F8

Edit a pattern

↑   Shift + P

Perspective Grid Tool

↑   Shift + V

Perspective Selection Tool

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + I

Perspective Grid

5 + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

(drag object) Moving objects perpendicularly

  Use the Perspective Selection tool and then press 1 for left grid, 2 for horizontal grid, 3 for right grid, or 4 for no active grid.
⌘ Cmd + Alt + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Copying objects in perspective

⌘ Cmd + D

Repeat transforming objects in perspective

↑   Shift + D

Switching between drawing modes

⌥ Option

Switch Pen tool to Convert Anchor Point tool

⌥ Option

Switch between Add Anchor Point tool and Delete Anchor Point tool

⌥ Option

Switch Scissors tool to Add Anchor Point tool

⌥ Option

Switch Pencil tool to Smooth tool

Space + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Move current anchor point while drawing with Pen tool

⌥ Option + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Cut a straight line with Knife tool

↑   Shift + ⌥ Option + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Cut at 45° or 90° with Knife tool

⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(click Shape mode) Use shape mode buttons in Pathfinder panel to create compound paths

⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(click the closed region) Erase unwanted closed regions created using Shape Builder tool

↑   Shift + M

Select the Shape Builder tool

↑   Shift + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Display rectangular marquee to easily merge multiple paths (when using Shape Builder tool)

↑   Shift + }

Increase the intensity of symbols (when using Symbolism tool)

↑   Shift + {

Decrease the intensity of symbols (when using Symbolism tool)

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + B

Blend objects

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + B

Finish adding objects to the blend

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + W

Distort objects using a warp-shaped envelope

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + M

Distort objects using a mesh as the shape of the envelope

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + C

Distort objects using another object as the shape of the envelope

⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(click Live Paint Bucket tool) Switch to Eyedropper tool and sample fill and/or stroke

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + Mouse left click

(click Live Paint Bucket tool) Switch to Eyedropper tool and sample color from an image or intermediate color from a gradient

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

(click Live Paint Bucket tool) Select opposite Live Paint Bucket tool options (if Paint Fills and Paint Strokes are currently selected, switch to Paint Fills only)

Mouse double click

(click Live Paint Bucket tool) Fill across unstroked edges into adjacent faces

Mouse triple click

(click Live Paint Bucket tool) Fill all faces that have same fill and stroke all edges that have same stroke

⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(click Live Paint Selection tool) Switch to Eyedropper tool and sample fill and/or stroke

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + Mouse left click

(click Live Paint Selection tool) Switch to Eyedropper tool and sample color from an image or intermediate color from a gradient

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

(click Live Paint Selection tool) Add to/subtract from a selection

Mouse double click

(click Live Paint Selection tool) Select all connected faces /edges with same fill/stroke

Mouse triple click

(click Live Paint Selection tool) Select all faces/edges with same fill/stroke

⌥ Option + Mouse left click

Set origin point and open dialog box when using Rotate tool, Scale tool, Reflect tool, or Shear tool

⌥ Option + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Duplicate and transform selection when using Selection tool, Scale tool, Reflect tool, or Shear tool

~ + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Transform pattern (independent of object) when using Selection tool, Scale tool, Reflect tool, or Shear tool

⌘ Cmd + D

Reapply a transformation to an object

⌘ Cmd + 4

Apply last pathfinder effect to the selected object

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + M

Move an object

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + D

Open the Transform Each dialog box

⌘ Cmd + 7

Make a clipping mask

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + 7

Release a clipping mask

X

Toggle between fill and stroke

D

Set fill and stroke to default

↑   Shift + X

Swap fill and stroke

>

Select gradient fill mode

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + G

Hide gradient annotator (when using the Gradient tool)

<

Select color fill mode

/

Select no stroke/fill mode

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

(click Eyedropper tool) Sample color from an image or intermediate color from gradient

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + Mouse left click

(click Eyedropper tool) Sample style and append appearance of currently selected item

⌘ Cmd + /

Add new fill

⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + /

Add new stroke

⌘ Cmd + Mouse left click

(click gradient button in Tools panel or Gradient panel) Reset gradient to black and white

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + X

Make Live Paint (when using the Paint Bucket tool)

[

Decrease Bristle brush size

]

Increase Bristle brush size

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

Select multiple width points

⌥ Option + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Create non-uniform widths

⌥ Options + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

(click the width point) Create a copy of the width point

↑   Shift + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Change the position of multiple width points

Del

Delete selected width point

Esc

Deselect a width point

←  →

Move one character left or right

↑  ↓

Move up or down one line

⌘ Cmd + ←  →

Move one word left or right

⌘ Cmd + ↑  ↓

Move up or down one paragraph

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + ←  →

Select one word left or right

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + ↑  ↓

Select one paragraph before or after

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

Extend existing selection

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + L

Align paragraph left

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + R

Align paragraph right

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + C

Align paragraph center

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + J

Justify text left

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + F

Justify all lines

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + C

Toggle line composer

↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter

Insert soft return

⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + K

Highlight kerning

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + X

Reset horizontal scale to 100%

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + .

Increase or decrease font size

or ⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + ,
⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + .

Increase or decrease font size by steps

or ⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + ,
⌥ Option + ↑  ↓

Increase or decrease leading (horizontal text)

⌥ Option + ←  →

Increase or decrease leading (vertical text)

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + K

Select tracking value

⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + Q

Reset tracking/kerning to 0

⌥ Option + ←  →

Increase or decrease kerning and tracking (horizontal text)

⌥ Option + ↑  ↓

Increase or decrease kerning and tracking (vertical text)

⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ←  →

Increase or decrease kerning and tracking by five times (horizontal text)

⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑  ↓

Increase or decrease kerning and tracking by five times (vertical text)

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ↑  ↓

Increase or decrease baseline shift (horizontal text)

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ←  →

Increase or decrease baseline shift (vertical text)

↑   Shift

Switch between Type and Vertical Type, Area Type and Vertical Area Type, and Path Type and Vertical Path Type tools

⌥ Option

Switch between Area Type and Path Type, Vertical Area Type and Vertical Path Type tools

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + O

Create outlines

⌘ Cmd + T

Open the Character panel

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + T

Open the Paragraph panel

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + T

Open the Tabs panel

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + T

Open the OpenType panel

⌥ Option + 8

Insert bullets

⌥ Option + G

Insert copyright symbol

⌥ Option + ;

Insert ellipsis

⌥ Option + 7

Insert paragraph symbol

⌥ Option + 6

Insert section symbol

⌥ Option + 2

Insert trademark symbol

⌥ Option + R

Insert registered trademark symbol

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + =

Superscript

Alt + ↑   Shift + Ctrl + =

Subscript

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + -

Insert em dash

⌥ Option + -

Insert en dash

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + -

Insert discretionary hyphen

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + H

Toggle auto-hyphenation

⌥ Option + [

Insert double left quotation marks

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + [

Insert double right quotation marks

⌥ Option + ]

Insert single left quotation marks

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ]

Insert single right quotation marks

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + M

Insert em space

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + N

Insert en space

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + M

Insert thin space

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + I

Show hidden characters

  Note: To change the increment value for type shortcuts, choose Edit > Preferences >Type(Windows) or Illustrator > Preferences > Type (macOS). Enter the values you want in the Size/Leading, Baseline Shift, and Tracking text boxes, and click OK.
⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(click New button) Set options (except for Actions, Brushes, Swatches, and Symbols panels)

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + U

Switch units of measurement

⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(click Delete button) Delete without confirmation (except for Layers panel)

↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter

Apply value and keep text box active

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

Select range of actions, brushes, layers, links, styles, or swatches

⌘ Cmd + Mouse left click

Select noncontiguous actions, brushes, layers (same level only), links, styles, or swatches

⭾ Tab

Show/Hide all panels

↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Show/Hide all panels except the Tools panel and Control panel

⌘ Cmd + ↑  ↓

Increase/ decrease values in logical fractions of the measurement unit

↑   Shift + ↑  ↓

Increase/ decrease measurement unit by 10x

⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(click expansion triangle) Expand/Collapse entire hierarchy for action set

Mouse double click

(double click folder icon) Set options for action set

⌘ Cmd + Mouse left click

(click Play Current Selection button) Play a single command

⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(click New Action button) Begin recording actions without confirmation

Mouse double click

(double click brush) Open Brush Options dialog box

Mouse left click + Mouse movement

(drag brush to New Brush button) Duplicate brush

⌘ Cmd + T

Open the Character panel

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + T

Open the Paragraph panel

↑  ↓

Increase/decrease the selected value by a small increment

↑   Shift + ↑  ↓

Increase/decreases the selected value by a large increment

⌘ Cmd + ↑  ↓

Increase/decrease the selected value by a fraction

⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + F

Highlight the font name field in the Character panel

⌘ Cmd + Mouse left click

(click color bar) Select the complement for the current color fill/stroke

⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(click color bar) Change the nonactive fill/stroke

⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(click color bar) Select the complement for the nonactive fill/stroke

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + Mouse left click

(click color bar) Select the inverse for the current fill/stroke

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + ⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(click color bar) Select the inverse for the nonactive fill/stroke

↑   Shift + F3

Open Color Guide

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

(click color bar) Change the color mode

↑   Shift + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

(drag color slider) Move color sliders in tandem

Mouse double click

(double click to right of a numerical field) Switch between percentage and 0-255 values for RGB

⌥ Option + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Duplicate color stops

⌥ Option + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

(drag color stop onto another stop) Swap color stops

⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(click swatch in the Swatches panel) Apply swatch color to active (or selected) color stop

⌘ Cmd + Mouse left click

(click Gradient Fill box in the Gradient panel) Reset the gradient fill to default black and white linear gradient

⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + G

Show/Hide gradient arrow

⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(drag end point of gradient annotator) Modify angle and end-point together

↑   Shift + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Constrain Gradient tool or Gradient annotator while dragging

G

View Gradient annotator in selected gradient filled object

⌘ Cmd + L

Add a layer

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + L

Add a layer while opening the New Layer dialog box

⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(click layer name) Select all objects on the layer

⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(click eye icon) Show/hide all layers but the selected one

⌘ Cmd + Mouse left click

(click eye icon) Select Outline/Preview view for the selected layer

⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(click eye icon) Select Outline/Preview view for all other layers

⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(click lock icon) Lock/unlock all other layers

⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(click expansion triangle) Expand all sublayers to display entire hierarchy

⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(click New Layer button) Set options as you create new layer

⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(click New Sublayer button) Set options as you create new sublayer

⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(click New Sublayer button) Place new sublayer at bottom of layer list

⌘ Cmd + Mouse left click

(click New Layer button) Place layer at top of layer list

⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(click New Layer button) Place layer below selected layer

⌥ Option + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

(drag selection) Copy the selection to a layer, sublayer, or group

⌘ Cmd + Mouse left click

(click New Swatch button) Create new spot color

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + Mouse left click

(click New Swatch button) Create new global process color

⌥ Option + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

(drag a swatch over another) Replace swatch with another

↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter

Apply a value and keep focus in edit field

⌥ Option + ⤶ Enter

Apply a value and copy object

⌘ Cmd + ⤶ Enter

Apply a value and scale option proportionately for width or height

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + E

Apply last effect to the selected object

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + E

Apply last effect to the selected object by adjusting the values in the effects dialog box

⌥ Option + Mouse left click

(click on mask thumbnail) Change mask to grayscale image for editing

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

(click on mask thumbnail) Disable opacity mask

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

(click on disabled mask thumbnail) Re-enable opacity mask

Mouse left click then ↑  ↓

(click opacity field then up or down) Increase/decrease opacity in 1% increments

↑   Shift + Mouse left click then ↑  ↓

(Shift + click opacity field then up or down) Increase/decrease opacity in 10% increments

F1

Invoke Help

F2

Cut

F3

Copy

F4

Paste

F5

Show/hide Brushes panel

F6

Show/hide Color panel

F7

Show/hide Layers panel

F8

Create new symbol

⌘ Cmd + F8

Show/hide Info panel

⌘ Cmd + F9

Show/hide Gradient panel

⌘ Cmd + F10

Show/hide Stroke panel

⌘ Cmd + F11

Show/hide Attributes panel

F12

Revert

↑   Shift + F5

Show/hide Graphic Styles panel

↑   Shift + F6

Show/hide Appearance panel

↑   Shift + F7

Show/hide Align panel

↑   Shift + F8

Show/hide Transform panel

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + F9

Show/hide Pathfinder panel

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + F10

Show/hide Transparency panel

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + F11

Show/hide Symbols panel

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Program name: Adobe Illustrator (Mac) (Imaging)

Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics editor originally designed for Apple Macintosh. The latest version, Illustrator CC 2019, was released in October 2018. Illustrator is considered as one of the best vector graphics software.

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