Sketch keyboard shortcuts

Sketch

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
2 years ago
- Shortcuts

We have gathered most of the Sketch shortcuts here. The list may not be complete, but they'll make you draw, edit and create faster.

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Space +
+

Pan Canvas

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⌘ Cmd + +

Zoom in

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⌘ Cmd + -

Zoom out

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⌘ Cmd + 0

Zoom to 100%

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⌘ Cmd + 1

Zoom to all elements on Canvas

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⌘ Cmd + 2

Zoom to selected layer(s)

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⌘ Cmd + 3

Center selected layer(s) in the Canvas

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Z +
+

Zoom to area

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⌘ Cmd + .

Enter presentation mode

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Fn + β†’

Select next Artboard

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Fn + ←

Select previous Artboard

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Fn + ↑

Previous page

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Fn + ↓

Next page

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R

Rectangle

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O

Oval

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T

Text tool

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A

Artboard tool

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S

Slice tool

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + V

Paste over selection

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βŒ₯ Option +
+

When inserting a layer, draw shape from center

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↑   Shift +
+

When inserting a layer, lock ratio of shape

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Space +
+

Move newly drawn layer before confirming it

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βŒ₯ Option +
+

Selects layer within drag bounds

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(double click layer) Select grouped layer

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⌘ Cmd +

(click layer) Select layer within group

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βŒ₯ Option +

(click layer) Select an obscured layer

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + A

Select all Artboards

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↑   Shift +

Add layer to selection/deselect layer in Canvas

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd +

Add layer from group to selection in Canvas

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β­Ύ Tab

Select next layer in group

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↑   Shift + β­Ύ Tab

Select previous layer in group

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• Enter

Selects layer inside group

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Esc

Selects parent group

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βŒ₯ Option +

(hover mouse) Display distance between other layers

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βŒ₯ Option

(resize while holding) Resize from center

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↑   Shift

(resize while holding) Constrain proportions

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⌘ Cmd + D

Duplicate

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or βŒ₯ Option +
+
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↑   Shift +
+

Constrain move

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⌘ Cmd +
+

Disable smart guides

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βŒ₯ Option + ⌘ Cmd +
+

Lock drag to selection

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← β†‘ β†’ β†“

Nudge position by 1px

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↑   Shift + ← β†‘ β†’ β†“

Nudge position by 10px

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⌘ Cmd + β†’

Expand by 1 px

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or ⌘ Cmd + ↓
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⌘ Cmd + ←

Contract by 1 px

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or ⌘ Cmd + ↑
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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + β†’

Expand by 10 px

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or ↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + ↓
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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + ←

Contract by 10 px

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or ↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + ↑
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↑   Shift + K

Scale layer

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• Enter

Edit layer

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Esc

Finish editing

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βŒ₯ Option + ⌘ Cmd + C

Copy style

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βŒ₯ Option + ⌘ Cmd + V

Paste style

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F

Toggle fill

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B

Toggle border

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Control + C

Activate color picker

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0 - 9

Set layer opacity

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Ctrl + ⌘ Cmd + M

Use as mask

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⌘ Cmd + Esc

Return to instance

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Del

Delete layer

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + E

Export layer

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+

(Drag a layer/thumbnail to Desktop) Export asset

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+

(Drag a layer/thumbnail to Canvas) Insert flattened duplicate

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/

(in layer name) Include folder in export

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⌘ Cmd + .

Toggle Presentation mode (hides everything except the canvas)

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Control + ⌘ Cmd + F

Toggle full-screen mode

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⌘ Cmd + M

Minimize window

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βŒ₯ Option + ⌘ Cmd + T

Toggle toolbar visibility

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βŒ₯ Option + ⌘ Cmd + 1

Toggle Layer List visibility

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βŒ₯ Option + ⌘ Cmd + 2

Toggle Inspector visibility

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βŒ₯ Option + ⌘ Cmd + 3

Toggle Layer List and Inspector visibility

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⌘ Cmd + S

Save document. Once you save your Sketch document, Mac will auto-save the file continuously. This can be turned off from Sketch > Preferences > General or Cmd + ,

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⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + S

Save document copy as

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⌘ Cmd + F

Find layer by name

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⌘ Cmd + C

Copy layer

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⌘ Cmd + V

Paste layer

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+ ⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + V

Paste in place

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βŒ₯ Option + ⌘ Cmd + C

Copy layer style

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βŒ₯ Option + ⌘ Cmd + V

Paste layer style

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⌘ Cmd + ,

Open Preferences window

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• Enter

Text edit mode

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(double click on text layer) Text edit mode

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⌘ Cmd + ;

Check spelling. Use this shortcut multiple time to check spelling of each word. Misspelled words will be shown as highlighted

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + ;

Show spelling and grammar pane (in text edit mode)

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Fn then Fn

In text edit mode, you can dictate text instead of typing. This requires downloading "Enhanced Dictation" whichis about 1,2GB

Β  Symbols allows you to reuse elements easily between Artboards and Pages.
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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + C

Create Symbols (Custom Shortcut)

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+ • Enter

Go to Master Symbol

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⌘ Cmd + Esc

Return to Last Symbol Instance

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Fn + ↑  β†“

Next or Previous Page. If you Choose to Send Symbol to "Symbols" Page, you can use these shortcuts to navigate between your Pages

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V

Vector tool

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↑   Shift

(hold) Draw Straight Lines. With the active Vector Tool, you can create a new point aligned at 45Β° angles to the previous point

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1

Straight line

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2

Mirrored

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3

Disconnected

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4

Asymmetric

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• Enter

Shape Edit Mode

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or
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↑   Shift +

Select Multiple Points

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β­Ύ Tab

Next Point

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Alt

Show Only Selected Point

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⌘ Cmd

(hold) Snap to Middle Point. Click on a line between two points, Sketch will insert the point exactly in the middle of the line


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Program information

Program name: Sketch Sketch (Imaging)

Sketch is a paid graphics editor for Apple macOS, developed by Bohemian Coding. It was first released on September 2010 and won an Apple Design Award in 2012.

Web page: sketchapp.com

Last update: 11 November 2019

How easy to press shortcuts: 77%

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Shortcut count: 127

Platform detected: Windows and macOS mixed

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