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Keyboard Shortcuts
InDesign CS6
This is by far not all the Indesign Keyboard shortcuts, just a select few!
Exhaustive List of InDesign CS6 Keyboard Shortcuts
http://tinyurl.com/indesign-cs6-shortcuts
* Choose Window > Utilities > Tool Hints, and then select a tool to view its shortcuts and
modifier keys.
Keys for working with the Tool Bar
Tool
Key
Selectin
V, Esc
DirectSelectin
A
ToggleSelection
Command+Control+Tab
Page tool
Shift+P
Gap tool
U
Pen tool
P
Add Anchor Point tool
=
Add Anchor Point tool
= (on the numeric pad)
Delete Anchor Point tool
-
Delete Anchor Point tool
-
Convert Direction Point tool
Shift+C
Type tool
T
Type On A Path tool
Shift+T
Pencil tool (Note tool)
N
Line tool
\
Rectangle Frame tool
F
Rectangle tool
M
Ellipse tool
L
Rotate tool
R
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Scale tool
S
Shear tool
O
Free Transform tool
E
Eyedropper tool
I
Measure tool
K
Gradient tool
G
Scissors tool
C
Hand tool
H
Temporarily selects Hand tool
Spacebar (Layout mode),
Option (Text mode), or
Option+Spacebar (both)
Zoom tool
Z
Temporarily selects Zoom Intool
Command+Spacebar
Toggle Fill and Stroke
X
Swap Fill and Stroke
Shift+X
Toggle between Formatting Affects
Container and Formatting Affects Text
J
Apply Color
, [comma]
Apply Gradient
. [period]
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Apply No Color
/
Switch between Normal View and
Preview Mode
W
Frame Grid tool (horizontal)
Y
Frame Grid tool (vertical)
Q
Gradient Feather tool
Shift+G
Keys for working with type
Result
Windows
Mac OS
Bold
Shift+Ctrl+B
Shift+Command+B
Italic
Shift+Ctrl+I
Shift+Command+I
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Normal
Shift+Ctrl+Y
Shift+Command+Y
Underline
Shift+Ctrl+U
Shift+Command+U
Strikethrough
Shift+Ctrl+/
Control+Shift+Command+/
All caps (on/off)
Shift+Ctrl+K
Shift+Command+K
Small caps (on/off)
Shift+Ctrl+H
Shift+Command+H
Align left, right, or
center
Shift+Ctrl+L, R, or C
Shift+Command+L, R, or C
Increase or decrease
point size*
Shift+Ctrl+> or <
Shift+Command+> or <
Increase or decrease
leading (horizontal text)
*
Alt+Up Arrow/ Alt+Down
Arrow
Option+Up Arrow/ Option+Down Arrow
Increase or decrease
leading (vertical text)*
Alt+Right Arrow/ Alt+Left
Arrow
Option+Right Arrow/ Option+Left
Arrow
Increase or decrease
kerning and tracking
(horizontal text)
Alt+Left Arrow/Alt+Right
Arrow
Option+Left Arrow/ Option+Right
Arrow
Increase or decrease
kerning and tracking
(vertical text)
Alt+Up Arrow/ Alt+Down
Arrow
Option+Up Arrow/ Option+Down Arrow
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Increase or decrease
kerning and tracking by
five times (horizontal
text)
Alt+Ctrl+Left Arrow/
Alt+Ctrl+Right Arrow
Option+Command+Left Arrow/
Option+Command+Right Arrow
Increase or decrease
kerning and tracking by
five times (vertical text)
Alt+Ctrl+Up Arrow/
Alt+Ctrl+Down Arrow
Option+Command+Up Arrow/
Option+Command+Down Arrow
Increase kerning
between words*
Alt+Ctrl+\
Option+Command+\
Decrease kerning
between words*
Alt+Ctrl+Backspace
Option+Command+Delete
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