PDF-XChange Editor keyboard shortcuts

PDF-XChange Editor

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
2 years ago
- Shortcuts

PDF-XChange Editor shortcuts will allow you to control editing, selection and navigation features faster. While general shortcuts like Ctrl + C works with PDF-XChange Editor, we recommend you to learn some others like crop pages (Ctrl + Shift + T) or full screen mode (F11).

Ctrl + 1

Set the zoom level to 100% and show document pages at their actual size.

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + B

Add Bookmark

Ctrl + L

Align text to the left.

Ctrl + R

Align text to the right.

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + A

Show/Hide the Attachments pane.

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + H

Enable/Disable the auto-scroll feature.

Alt + ←

Navigate Backward.

Ctrl + B

Make the selected text bold.

Ctrl + B

Show/Hide the Bookmarks pane.

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + C

Create a new scale for use with the measurement tools.

Ctrl + E

Center selected text.

Ctrl + W

Close the active document.

Ctrl + M

Show/Hide the Comments pane.


Launch online manual.

Ctrl + C

Copy the selection to the clipboard.

Ctrl + N

Create a new document

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T

Crop page

Ctrl + X




Ctrl + ↑   Shift + D

Delete pages

Alt + →

Demote Bookmarks

Alt + ←

Promote bookmark

Ctrl + Alt + I

Show/Hide the Document Info Bar.

Ctrl + D

Document Properties

Ctrl + J

Edit Code Snippets

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 7

Edit/create form fields


(hold) Enable Hand Tool Temporarily

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ;

Enable Snapping

Ctrl + G then Ctrl + E

Enable/Disable exclusive mode for the active tool

Ctrl + Q


Ctrl + ↑   Shift + E

Extract pages

Ctrl + I

Show/Hide the Fields pane.

Ctrl + F



Go to first page

Ctrl + 0

Fit page to the window

Ctrl + 3

Fit visible: Fit the active page(s) according to width and exclude white margins

Ctrl + 2

Fit width: Fit the active page(s) according to width and include white margins

Alt + →

Navigate forward.


View document in full screen.


Go to selected bookmark


Move to the selected bookmark


Go to next found item

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + N

Go to page

↑   Shift + F3

Go to previous found item

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 8

Hide all comments

Ctrl + Alt + H

Highlight required form fields

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + I

Insert pages

Num *

Invert selection

Ctrl + I


Ctrl + J

Justify text


Go to the last page

Ctrl + L

Show/Hide the Layers pane


Show/Hide the Menu Toolbar.

Alt + ↓

Move the selected bookmark(s) down.

Alt + ↑

Move the selected bookmark(s) up.


Add a new attachment


New bookmark after selected

Alt + Insert

New bookmark before selected

Ctrl + Alt + Insert

New child bookmark

Ctrl + Insert

New last child bookmark


New destination

Ctrl + â­¾ Tab

Next document

Ctrl + →

Next page

Ctrl + O


Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 6

Override document colors

Ctrl + V


Ctrl + K


Ctrl + ↑   Shift + â­¾ Tab

Previous document

Alt + F7

Previous misspelling

Ctrl + ←

Previous page

Ctrl + P


Ctrl + `

Properties pane

Ctrl + E

Properties toolbar

Ctrl + Y



Rename the selected item

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + W

Reopen closed documents.

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Num -

Rotate counterclockwise

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Num +

Rotate clockwise

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + R

Rotate pages

Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

Run the script written in the console window

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter

Run selected script

Ctrl + S


Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

Save as

Ctrl + Alt + F

Search pane

Ctrl + A

Select all text

Ctrl + 8

Show all comments

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + G

Show/hide gaps between pages

Ctrl + '

Show grid

Ctrl + ;

Show/hide guides. Click and drag from rulers (see Show Rulers, below) to create guides

Ctrl + J

Show JavaScript Console

Ctrl + R

Show/hide rulers


Start spell checking

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S


Ctrl + 5

Enable/Disable the Thin Lines feature, which displays all lines used for editing purposes at a thickness of one pixel

Ctrl + T

Show/hide thumbnails pane

Ctrl + F8

Show/Hide all toolbars and menus


Toggle all toolbars

Ctrl + U


Ctrl + Z


Ctrl + Num +

Zoom in

Ctrl + Num -

Zoom out

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + M

Zoom to a custom level

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Program information

Program name: PDF-XChange Editor PDF-XChange Editor (Text editing)

PDF-XChange Editor is a PDF document editor developed by Tracker Software. It claims 85% of features can be used without paying for a license and remaining paid, advanced features are clearly identified. The Editor puts a watermark on output if used without a license.

Web page: tracker-software.com/product/p...

Last update: 10 Jan 2020

Shortcut count: 102

How easy to press shortcuts: 80%

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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Kartik says: 8 months ago 1/21/2020 3:13 PM
Please provide a keyboard shortcut to toggle between the main window and the bookmark window. After we create a bookmark, we have to click on the main window to scroll through the pages. If there is a keyboard shortcut available, that would ease the task