CorelDRAW 2020 keyboard shortcuts

CorelDRAW 2020

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
32 days ago
- Shortcuts

It's obvious you'll get much more control over CorelDRAW by utilizing its keyboard shortcuts. Sure, you can see keyboard shortcuts in CorelDRAW menus too, but a complete list may help you find and explore various features easier.

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Ctrl + โ†“

Micro Nudge Anchor Down

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Ctrl + โ†

Micro Nudge Anchor Left

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Ctrl + โ†’

Micro Nudge Anchor Right

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Ctrl + โ†‘

Micro Nudge Anchor Up

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โ†“

Nudge Anchor Down

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โ†

Nudge Anchor Left

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โ†’

Nudge Anchor Right

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โ†‘

Nudge Anchor Up

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Ctrl + A

Select All Anchors

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โ†‘   Shift + โ†“

Super Nudge Anchor Down

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โ†‘   Shift + โ†

Super Nudge Anchor Left

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โ†‘   Shift + โ†’

Super Nudge Anchor Right

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โ†‘   Shift + โ†‘

Super Nudge Anchor Up

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C

Toggle the selected nodes between cusp and smooth.

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L

Toggle the selected nodes between a line and curve segment.

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S

Toggle the selected nodes between smooth and symmetrical.

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Alt + 0

Add to Selection Group 0

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Alt + 1

Add to Selection Group 1

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Alt + 2

Add to Selection Group 2

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Alt + 3

Add to Selection Group 3

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Alt + 4

Add to Selection Group 4

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Alt + 5

Add to Selection Group 5

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Alt + 6

Add to Selection Group 6

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Alt + 7

Add to Selection Group 7

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Alt + 8

Add to Selection Group 8

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Alt + 9

Add to Selection Group 9

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B

Align Bottom

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C

Align Centers Horizontally

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E

Align Centers Vertically

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L

Align Left

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R

Align Right

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T

Align Top

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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + A

Precisely position objects in relation to each other or to specific locations on the page.

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Alt + F12

Align to Baseline

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Alt + โ†‘   Shift + A

Enable or disable alignment guides.

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I

Add artistic brush, spray, and calligraphic effects by using freehand strokes.

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Ctrl + Page Down

Move object one level down in the stacking order.

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Ctrl + K

Break the object apart to create multiple objects and paths.

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Alt + X

Break the symmetry link to create a group of objects and paths.

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Ctrl + B

Brightness/Contrast/Intensity

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Ctrl + โคถ Enter

Bring up Property Bar

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Ctrl + M

Add or remove bulleted-list formatting.

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P

Center to Page

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Ctrl + F4

Close Window

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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + B

Color Balance

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Ctrl + F6

Open the Color Styles docker.

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Ctrl + L

Combine ย objects into a single object with common properties.

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Ctrl + F9

Contour Docker Window

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Ctrl + F8

Convert Text

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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + Q

Convert outline to object

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Ctrl + Q

Allow the object to be modified by using the shape tools.

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Ctrl + C

Place copies of one or more objects on the Clipboard.

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or Ctrl + Insert
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Ctrl + J

CorelDRAW Options

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Alt + S

Create and add objects to a symmetry group, or convert an existing curve to a symmetry group.

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Ctrl + X

Move one or more objects to the Clipboard.

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or โ†‘   Shift + Del
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Ctrl + 0

Define Selection Group 0

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Ctrl + 1

Define Selection Group 1

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Ctrl + 2

Define Selection Group 2

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Ctrl + 3

Define Selection Group 3

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Ctrl + 4

Define Selection Group 4

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Ctrl + 5

Define Selection Group 5

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Ctrl + 6

Define Selection Group 6

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Ctrl + 7

Define Selection Group 7

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Ctrl + 8

Define Selection Group 8

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Ctrl + 9

Define Selection Group 9

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โฌ… Backspace

Delete

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or Del
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โ†‘   Shift + B

Distribute Bottom

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โ†‘   Shift + E

Distribute Centers Horizontally

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โ†‘   Shift + C

Distribute Centers Vertically

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โ†‘   Shift + L

Distribute Left

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โ†‘   Shift + R

Distribute Right

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โ†‘   Shift + P

Distribute Spacing Horizontally

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โ†‘   Shift + A

Distribute Spacing Vertically

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โ†‘   Shift + T

Distribute Top

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Alt + Y

Align objects with the document grid.

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Ctrl + D

Duplicate

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Alt + โ†‘   Shift + D

Align objects with other objects by using dynamic guidelines.

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Alt + โ†‘   Shift + Y

Edit symmetry properties, and add objects to the symmetry group.

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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + T

Modify text by using a text editor.

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F7

Draw circles and ellipses by dragging in the drawing window.

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Ctrl + F7

Envelope Docker Window

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X

Remove unwanted areas in a drawing.

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Alt + F4

Exit

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Ctrl + E

Save a duplicate of the document to a different file format.

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Ctrl + F

Find and Replace

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Alt + โ†‘   Shift + E

Exit the Edit Symmetry mode.

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Ctrl + Num 2

Font Size Decrease

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Ctrl + Num 8

Font Size Increase

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Ctrl + Num 6

Font Size Next Combo Size

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Ctrl + Num 4

Font Size Previous Combo Size

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Ctrl + Page Up

Move object one level up in the stacking order.

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F11

Fill an object with a gradient of colors or shades.

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F5

Draw curves and straight line segments.

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F9

Show a full-screen preview of the document.

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Ctrl + F11

Explore characters, glyphs, and OpenType features within fonts.

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D

Draw a grid.

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Ctrl + G

Group objects while preserving their individual attributes.

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Ctrl + ,

Changes the text to horizontal direction

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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + U

Hue/Saturation/Lightness

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Ctrl + I

Import a file into the active document.

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G

Dynamically apply the current fill to an object in the drawing window.

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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + J

Join Curves

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Alt + F3

Lens Docker Window

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S

Sketch naturally and fluidly with intelligent stroke adjustment.

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M

Fill an object by blending multiple colors or shades arranged over a mesh grid.

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Ctrl + โ†“

Micro Nudge Down

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Ctrl + โ†

Micro Nudge Left

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Ctrl + โ†’

Micro Nudge Right

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Ctrl + โ†‘

Micro Nudge Up

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Alt + โ†‘   Shift + M

Create identical shapes mirrored on a set of planes.

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N

Navigator

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Ctrl + N

Start a new document.

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Page Down

Next Page

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โ†“

Nudge Down

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โ†

Nudge Left

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โ†’

Nudge Right

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โ†‘

Nudge Up

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Ctrl + F5

Open the Object Styles docker.

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Alt + Z

Align objects with other objects in the document.

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Ctrl + O

Open an existing document by browsing to the folder where the document is located.

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โ†‘   Shift + F12

Choose the outline color by using color viewers and color palettes.

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F12

Set outline properties such as line thickness, corner shape, and arrow type.

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H

Drag hidden areas of a drawing into view without changing the zoom level.

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Alt + โ†“

Pan Down

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Alt + โ†

Pan Left

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Alt + โ†’

Pan Right

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Alt + โ†‘

Pan Up

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Ctrl + V

Place the Clipboard contents in the document.

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or โ†‘   Shift + Insert
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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + V

Paste in View

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Y

Draw polygons by dragging in the drawing window.

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Page Up

Previous Page

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Ctrl + P

Choose printing options, and print the active document.

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Alt + โคถ Enter

Allows the properties of an object to be viewed and edited.

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Recall Selection Group 0

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1

Recall Selection Group 1

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Recall Selection Group 2

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Recall Selection Group 3

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Recall Selection Group 4

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Recall Selection Group 5

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Recall Selection Group 6

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Recall Selection Group 7

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Recall Selection Group 8

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9

Recall Selection Group 9

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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + R

Record Temporary Script

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F6

Draw squares and rectangles by dragging in the drawing window.

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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + Z

Reapply the last undone action.

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Ctrl + W

Redraw

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Alt + โ†‘   Shift + S

Revert primary objects to basic objects, and delete all object copies.

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Ctrl + R

Repeat

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Alt + F8

Specify the object's rotation.

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Alt + โ†‘   Shift + R

Show or hide the rulers.

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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + P

Run Temporary Script

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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + E

Sample a color from the desktop to apply to the selected nodes.

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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + S

Save As...

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Ctrl + S

Save the active document.

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Alt + F9

Resize the object by specifying a percentage, and mirror the object.

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Alt + F11

Open a script for VBA editing.

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Alt + โ†‘   Shift + F11

Create, load, and manage script projects.

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Ctrl + A

Select all objects

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F10

Edit a curve object or text character by manipulating nodes.

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Alt + โ†‘   Shift + P

Show object copies as outlines or full objects.

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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + G

Show unselected nodes with fill

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Alt + F10

Specify the dimensions of the object.

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โ†‘   Shift + S

Convert freehand strokes to basic shapes or smoothed curves.

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Alt + Q

Turn off all snapping. Click again to restore selected snapping options.

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Ctrl + F12

Spelling

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A

Draw symmetrical and logarithmic spirals.

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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + D

Show Step and Repeat docker

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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + O

Stop recording the script.

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โ†‘   Shift + โ†“

Super Nudge Down

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โ†‘   Shift + โ†

Super Nudge Left

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โ†‘   Shift + โ†’

Super Nudge Right

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โ†‘   Shift + โ†‘

Super Nudge Up

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Ctrl + F3

Symbols Docker

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Ctrl + T

Edit paragraph and artistic text properties.

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F8

Add and edit paragraph and artistic text.

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Shift + Page Down

Move object to the bottom of the stacking order.

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Ctrl + End

Move the object to the back of the page.

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Shift + Page Up

Move object to the top of the stacking order.

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Ctrl + Home

Move the object to the front of the page.

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Ctrl + Space

Toggle Pick State

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โ†‘   Shift + F9

Toggle View

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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + I

Switch between the main and the secondary preview color.

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Alt + F7

Specify the object's position on the drawing page.

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Alt + โฌ… Backspace

Cancel the previous action.

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or Ctrl + Z
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Ctrl + U

Break a group into individual objects or groups.

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โ†‘   Shift + F11

Choose a solid fill color for an object by using color palettes, color viewers, color harmonies, or color blends.

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Ctrl + .

Changes the text to vertical

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Ctrl + F2

Views docker

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Alt + โ†‘   Shift + F12

Visual Studio Editor...

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โ†‘   Shift + F1

Invokes context sensitive Help

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Z

Change the magnification level of the document window.

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Ctrl + +

Increase the magnification level to view more detail.

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or Ctrl + =
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or Ctrl + Num +
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F2

Zoom One-Shot

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Ctrl + -

Decrease the magnification level to view a larger portion of the document.

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or Ctrl + Num -
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or Ctrl + _
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or F3
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F4

Adjust the magnification level to include all objects

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โ†‘   Shift + F4

Adjust the magnification level to fit the entire page.

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โ†‘   Shift + F2

Magnify only the selected object.

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Ctrl + A

Add Column...

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Ctrl + E

Add number ending value

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Ctrl + S

Add number starting value

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Ctrl + D

Configure Columns

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Ctrl + C

Continually increment value

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or Ctrl + C
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Ctrl + S

Edit number starting value

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Ctrl + E

Edit number ending value

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Ctrl + M

Import File...

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Ctrl + O

Open ODBC Data Source...

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Ctrl + S

Save Data Source...

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Ctrl + V

View Single Record

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Alt + C

Close Print Preview

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or Alt + F4
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Ctrl + D

Duplexing Setup Wizard...

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Ctrl + U

Full Screen

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or F9
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Ctrl + E

General...

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Ctrl + G

Go To...

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Ctrl + F1

Help Topics...

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Ctrl + L

Layout...

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Ctrl + I

Preflight...

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Ctrl + M

Prepress...

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Ctrl + P

Print

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Alt + O

Print Options

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Ctrl + T

Print This Sheet Now

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Ctrl + R

Rulers

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Ctrl + A

Save Print Style As...

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or F12
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Ctrl + S

Separations...

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Ctrl + H

Show Current Tile

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Ctrl + +

Zoom In

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or Ctrl + =
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or Ctrl + Num +
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Ctrl + -

Zoom Out

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or Ctrl + Num -
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or Ctrl + _
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or F3
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F4

Zoom to Fit

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โ†‘   Shift + F4

Zoom to Page

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โ†‘   Shift + F2

Zoom to Selection

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Ctrl + A

Expand Selection

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Ctrl + M

Merge cells into one cell

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โ†“

Move Down

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โ†

Move Left

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โ†’

Move Right

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โ†‘

Move Up

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โ†‘   Shift + โ†“

Select Down

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โ†‘   Shift + โ†

Select Left

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โ†‘   Shift + โ†’

Select Right

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โ†‘   Shift + โ†‘

Select Up

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Del

Delete the selected table

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Ctrl + B

Make the text bold

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Ctrl + E

Center text within the bounding box.

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โ†‘   Shift + F3

Change Case

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Ctrl + โคถ Enter

Column/Frame Break

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Del

Delete Character to Right

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Ctrl + Del

Delete Word to Right

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Alt + _

Em Dash

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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + M

Em Space

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Alt + -

En Dash

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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + N

En Space

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Ctrl + A

Expand Selection

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Alt + F3

Find and Replace Text

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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + F

Choose a typeface for new or selected text

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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + P

Specify the font size.

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Ctrl + Num 2

Font Size Decrease

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Ctrl + Num 8

Font Size Increase

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Ctrl + Num 6

Font Size Next Combo Size

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Ctrl + Num 4

Font Size Previous Combo Size

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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + W

Choose a font style for the text.

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Ctrl + H

Align all text with both the left and right sides of the bounding box

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Ctrl + J

Align all text, excluding the last line, with both the left and right sides of the bounding box.

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Ctrl + I

Make the text italic.

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Ctrl + L

Align text with the left side of the bounding box.

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Page Down

Move Down 1 Frame

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โ†“

Move Down 1 Line

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Ctrl + โ†“

Move Down 1 Paragraph

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โ†

Move Left 1 Character

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Ctrl + โ†

Move Left 1 Word

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โ†’

Move Right 1 Character

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Ctrl + โ†’

Move Right 1 Word

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Page Up

Move Up 1 Frame

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โ†‘

Move Up 1 Line

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Ctrl + โ†‘

Move Up 1 Paragraph

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Ctrl + Home

Move to Beginning of Frame

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Home

Move to Beginning of Line

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Ctrl + Page Up

Move to Beginning of Text

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Ctrl + End

Move to End of Frame

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End

Move to End of Line

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Ctrl + Page Down

Move to End of Text

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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + -

Non-breaking Hyphen

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or Ctrl + _
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Ctrl + โ†‘   Shift + Space

Non-breaking Space

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Ctrl + N