Friday, 17 January 2014

Adobe Indesign CS2 (MAC) Keyboard Shortcuts

Adjust Font Size
Cmd-Shft->Increase by Increment
Cmd-Shft-<Decrease by Increment (add Option to the above keystrokes to make them Increment x 5)
Adjust Leading
Optn-down arrowIncrease by Increment
Optn-up arrowDecrease by Increment
(add Cmd to the above keystrokes to make them Increment x 5)
Cmd-Optn-Shft-ARevert to Auto Leading
Adjust Kerning/Tracking & WORD SPACING
Optn-right arrowIncrease by Increment
Optn-left arrowDecrease by Increment
Cmd-Optn-right arrowIncrease by Increment x 5
Cmd-Optn-left arrowDecrease by Increment x 5
Cmd-Optn-Shft-\Increase between words
Cmd-Optn-Shft-DeleteDecrease between words
Cmd-Optn-QClear all manual kerning and reset tracking to 0
Adjust Baseline shift
Optn-Shft-up arrowMove Up by Increment
Optn-Shft-down arrowMove Down by Increment (add Cmd to the above keystrokes to make them Increment x 5) Scaling picture & text frames (picture content is scaled with the frame, but text content is not scaled with the frame)
Cmd-Opt->Scale 5% Bigger
Cmd-Opt-<Scale 5% Smaller
Cmd->Scale 1% Bigger
Cmd-<Scale 1% Smaller
Fitting Content & pictures
Cmd-Opt-Shft-EFit Content Proportionally
Cmd-Opt-EFit Content to Frame
Cmd-Shft-ECenter Content
Cmd-Opt-CFit Frame to Content
Nudging objects
any arrow keyMove by Increment
Shft-any arrow keyMove by Increment x 10
Cmd-Shft-any arrow keyMove by Increment x 1/10
Flowing Text
Optn-clickSemi-autoflow (keeps text in cursor so you can continue flowing)
Shft-clickMulti-Page Autoflow (creates additional pages)
Shft-Optn-clickSingle-Page Autoflow (does not create additional pages)
Styling text
Cmd-Shft-KAll Caps
Cmd-Optn-Shft-Double click styleEdit Style Sheet without Applying it
Working with Paragraph Styles
Opt-click Style NameTo remove local formatting (non Style changes)
Opt-Shft-click Style NameTo remove local formatting and Character Styles
Working with Styles
Cmd-Return (start typing the style name, hit Return to apply)Quick Apply a Style
Cmd-Opt-Shft-RRedefine a Paragraph Style
Cmd-Opt-Shft-CRedefine a Character Style
Working with Master Pages
Cmd-Shft-clickSelect a master page object (that is on a document page)
Insert Special characters
Cmd-\Indent to Here
Shft-TabRight Indent Tab
Cmd-Shft-hyphen (-)Discretionary Hyphen
Cmd-Opt-hyphen (-)Nonbreaking Hyphen
Insert Automatic page number
Cmd-Opt-Shft-NAuto Page Number Of the Current page
Insert White space
Cmd-Shft-MEm space
Cmd-Shft-NEn space
Cmd-Opt-XNonbreaking space
Cmd-Opt-Shft-MThin space
Insert Break characters
Enter (on keypad)Column Break
Shft-Enter (on keypad)Frame Break
Cmd-Enter (on keypad)Page Break
Shft-ReturnForced Line Break (or "soft return")
Moving text cursor
Home or EndMove cursor to beginning or end of line
Cmd-Left/right arrowMove cursor one word to the left/right
Cmd-Up ArrowMove cursor to Previous paragraph
Cmd-Down ArrowMove cursor to Next paragraph
Selecting text
Shft-Home or Shft-EndSelect from cursor to beginning or end of line
Cmd-Shft-EndSelect from cursor to end of story
Cmd-Shft-HomeSelect from cursor to beginning of story
Double-clickSelect whole word
Cmd-Shft-\ (or Triple-click)Select line
Cmd-Shft-Left/Right arrowSelect one word to the left/right
Navigating & scrolling through documents
Optn-SpacebarScroll using Hand tool
Cmd-Shft-Page UpGo to the First Page
Cmd-Shft-Page DownGo to the Last Page
Cmd-JAccess page number box (so you can enter a page to go to)
Cmd-tilde(~)Switch between open Documents
Hold Cmd then SpaceGet the Zoom in tool without selecting it
Hold Cmd then Space and OptnGet the Zoom out tool without selecting it
Cmd-plus(+) or Cmd-minus(-)Zoom In or Out
Cmd-0 (zero)Fit Page in Window
Cmd-Optn-0 (zero)Fit Spread in Window
Cmd-Opt-5Access zoom percentage box (so you can enter a zoom level)
Cmd-Opt-2Toggle between current and previous zoom levels
Cmd-F1Insert selected text into Find What box
Shft-F1Insert selected text into Find What box and then Find Next instance
Shft-F2 or Cmd-Optn-FFind the next occurrence of Find What text
Cmd-F2Insert selected text into Change To box
Cmd-F3Replace selected text with Change To text
Shft-F3Replace selected text with Change To text and Find Next
Working with palettes
Cmd-6Highlight the first option in the Control palette
Cmd-Opt-7Toggle Control palette between Character & Paragraph options
Shft-ReturnApply a value but keep it highlighted in palette
Tab (while not in a text frame)Show/Hide all Panels including Toolbar
Shft-Tab (while not in a text frame)Show/Hide all Panels except the Toolbar
Opt-click New buttonCreate new (style, swatches, etc) & display options dialog
Optn-click palette tabClose/Open all docked palettes on 1 side on the screen
hold Optn while dragging a palette's tabDock/Undock a group of palettes
Working with Dialog boxes
Page DownRotate down through section of options displayed on the left
Page UpRotate up through section of options displayed on the left
Cmd-1 for 1st, Cmd-2 for 2nd, etc.Jump to section of options displayed on the left
Esc (or Cmd-period)Cancel
Y or NChoose Yes or No
Miscellaneous Good stuff
click in field, press up/down arrowIncrease/decrease a value in a field
Cmd-Opt-Shft-'Toggle Typographer's Quotes preference
Hold Cmd and keep clicking frame stackSelect frame hidden behind another
Hold Shft while dragging the (bottom) triangleTabs palette: Move Left Indent (triangle) without moving First Line Indent
Cmd-Opt-GSelect all Guides
Hold Cmd-Opt-Shft and click on MenuSort Menus Alphabetically