What is ⌥ Option +
+
keyboard shortcut for?

This shortcut is used by 40 programs in our database.

There isn't any generic description for this shortcut.

Popular programs using this shortcut

What this shortcut does in different programs?

  1. Apple iBooks - (Option + click Text Box, Shapes, Table, or Charts in the toolbar, then drag to size) Draw a floating text box, shape, table, or chart
  2. Adobe Photoshop Elements (Mac) - (on any selection tool) Add to or subtract from a selection
  3. Sketch - When inserting a layer, draw shape from center
  4. Corel Painter (Mac) - Scroll contents of panel

All programs

All programs using this shortcut, by category.

General


Apple iBooks - (Option + click Text Box, Shapes, Table, or Charts in the toolbar, then drag to size) Draw a floating text box, shape, table, or chart

Apple iBooks - Duplicate the object

Apple iBooks - (Drag a selection handle) Resize the object from the center

Apple iBooks - (Drag the selected cell to another cell) Copy the contents of the selected cell into the destination cell

Apple iBooks - (click Table in the toolbar, then drag to size) Create a table by dragging

Text editing


Ulysses (macOS) - Force copy sheet / Group

Imaging


Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (drag guide) Convert between horizontal and vertical guide

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - Subtract from selection with Lasso tool

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

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (hold down) Keep the inner radius of a star constant

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - Add or subtract winds from a spiral while increasing the length of the spiral

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - Cut a straight line with Knife tool

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - Duplicate and transform selection when using Selection tool, Scale tool, Reflect tool, or Shear tool

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - Create non-uniform widths

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - Duplicate color stops

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (drag color stop onto another stop) Swap color stops

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (drag selection) Copy the selection to a layer, sublayer, or group

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (drag a swatch over another) Replace swatch with another

Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac) - Temporarily switch from brush A or B to Eraser

Adobe Photoshop Elements (Mac) - (on any selection tool) Add to or subtract from a selection

Adobe Photoshop Elements (Mac) - Draw marquee from center (if no other selections are active)

Adobe Photoshop Elements (Mac) - Switch from Magnetic Lasso tool to Polygonal Lasso tool

Adobe Photoshop Elements (Mac) - (when move tool selected, Option + drag selection) Move copy of selection

Adobe XD (Mac) - Copy Paste Object

Corel Painter (Mac) - Scroll contents of panel

Corel Painter (Mac) - Remove range of colors from selection

Corel Painter (Mac) - Duplicate

Corel Painter (Mac) - Duplicate

Framer X - Duplicate Selected Object

Pixelmator Pro - Duplicate a layer

Sketch - When inserting a layer, draw shape from center

Sketch - Selects layer within drag bounds

Developer tools


Looker 6.8 (Mac) - Vertical selection

Games


Total War: Attila (Mac) - Drag units

Productivity


Ableton Live 10 (Mac) - Copy Clips

Ableton Live 10 (Mac) - Copy Notes

Apple Pages - Duplicate the object

Apple Pages - (drag a selection handle) Resize the object from the center

Apple Pages - (drag the midpoint of a line) Add a Bézier point to an editable shape

Tableau (Mac) - (drag to shelf) Open the Drop Field menu


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