Shortcut Keys

InDesign Shortcut Keys


S.no Shortcuts Why they do
1 Shift+Ctrl+F9 Check In
2 Shift+Ctrl+Alt+F9 Check In All
3 Ctrl+F9 Check Out
4 Backspace,Ctrl+Backspace Clear
5 Ctrl+Delete Delete
6 Ctrl+C Copy
7 Ctrl+X Cut
8 Shift+Ctrl+A Deselect All
9 Shift+Ctrl+Alt+D Duplicate
10 Ctrl+Y Edit in Story Editor
11 Ctrl+Alt+F Find Next
12 Ctrl+F Find/Change
13 Ctrl+V Paste
14 Ctrl+Alt+V Paste Into
15 Shift+Ctrl+Alt+V Paste in Place
16 Shift+Ctrl+V Paste without Formatting
17 Ctrl+K Preferences: General
18 Ctrl+Enter Quick Apply
19 Shift+Ctrl+Z Redo
20 Ctrl+A Select All
21 Ctrl+I Check Spelling
22 Ctrl+Alt+U Step and Repeat
23 Ctrl+Z Undo
24 Ctrl+F5 Update Content
25 Ctrl+Alt+O Browse
26 Ctrl+W,Ctrl+F4 Close
27 Ctrl+Alt+P Document Setup
28 Ctrl+Q Exit
29 Ctrl+E Export
30 Shift+Ctrl+Alt+I File Info
31 Ctrl+N New: Document
32 Ctrl+O Open
33 Ctrl+D Place
34 Shift+Ctrl+Alt+F Preflight
35 Ctrl+P Print
36 Ctrl+S Save
37 Shift+Ctrl+S Save As
38 Ctrl+Alt+S Save a Copy
39 F1 InDesign Help
40 Shift+Ctrl+Page Up First Page
41 Ctrl+Page Up Go Back
42 Ctrl+Page Down Go Forward
43 Shift+Ctrl+Page Down Last Page
44 Shift+Page Down Next Page
45 Alt+Page Down Next Spread
46 Shift+Ctrl+P Pages: Add Page
47 Shift+Page Up Previous Page
48 Alt+Page Up Previous Spread
49 Ctrl+, Decrease size / scale by 1%
50 Ctrl+Alt+, Decrease size / scale by 5%
51 Ctrl+. Increase size / scale by 1%
52 Ctrl+Alt+. Increase size / scale by 5%
53 Ctrl+Alt+G Select all guides
54 Ctrl+] Bring Forward
55 Shift+Ctrl+] Bring to Front
56 Ctrl+[ Send Backward
57 Shift+Ctrl+[ Send to Back
58 Shift+Ctrl+Alt+K Clipping Path: Options
59 Shift+Ctrl+Alt+C Fill Frame Proportionally
60 Shift+Ctrl+Alt+E Fit Content Proportionally
61 Ctrl+Alt+E Fit Content to Frame
62 Ctrl+Alt+C Fit Frame to Content
63 Ctrl+G Group
64 Ctrl+L Lock Position
65 Shift+Ctrl+Alt+] First Object Above
66 Shift+Ctrl+Alt+[ Last Object Below
67 Ctrl+Alt+] Next Object Above
68 Ctrl+Alt+[ Next Object Below
69 Ctrl+B Text Frame Options
70 Ctrl+Alt+3 Transform Again
71 Ctrl+Alt+4 Transform Sequence Again
72 Shift+Ctrl+M Move
73 Shift+Ctrl+G Ungroup
74 Ctrl+Alt+L Unlock Position
75 Shift+Ctrl+Alt+C Redefine Style
76 Shift+Ctrl+K All Caps
77 Shift+Ctrl+H Small Caps
78 Shift+Ctrl+/ Strikethrough
79 Ctrl+\ Subscript
80 Shift+Ctrl+\ Superscript
81 Shift+Ctrl+U Underline
82 F6 Color
83 Ctrl+Alt+6 Control
84 Shift+F10 Effects
85 F8 Info
86 Ctrl+8 Layers
87 Shift+Ctrl+D Links
88 Shift+Ctrl+E Align
89 Ctrl+F7 Object Styles
90 Shift+Ctrl+8 Pages
91 F10 Stroke
92 Ctrl+J Swatches
93 Ctrl+Alt+W Text Wrap
94 Ctrl+T Character
95 Ctrl+Alt+F11 Glyphs
96 Shift+F8 Index
97 = Add Anchor Point Tool
98 , Apply Color
99 D Apply default fill and stroke colors
100 B Button Tool
101 Shift+C Convert Direction Point Tool
102 - Delete Anchor Point Tool
103 Shift+F7 Direct Selection Tool
104 Shift+Alt+F5 Ellipse Frame Tool
105 Shift+F5 Ellipse Tool
106 I Eyedropper Tool
107 E Free Transform Tool
108 G Gradient Swatch Tool
109 H Hand Tool
110 Shift+F3 Line Tool
111 K Measure Tool
112 P Pen Tool
113 N Pencil Tool
114 Shift+Alt+F6 Polygon Frame Tool
115 Shift+F6 Polygon Tool
116 Shift+A Position Tool
117 Shift+Alt+F4 Rectangle Frame Tool
118 Shift+F4 Rectangle Tool
119 Shift+F2 Rotate Tool
120 S Scale Tool
121 C Scissors Tool
122 F9 Selection Tool
123 O Shear Tool
124 X Swap fill and stroke activation
125 Shift+X Swap fill and stroke colors
126 J Toggle Text and Object Control
127 W Toggle view setting between default and preview