Keyboard shortcuts

Many tools can be selected using keyboard shortcuts, as can many of the File and Edit menu commands.

General commands

  Windows Mac
Select all Ctrl+A ⌘+A
Deselect all Esc Esc
Zoom in Ctrl and + ⌘ and +
Zoom out Ctrl and - ⌘ and -
Toggle animation preview Enter Enter
Preview in browser Ctrl+Enter ⌘+Enter
Toggle between Code view and Design view Ctrl+Shift+C ⌘+Shift+C
Jump to the next open document Ctrl+Tab Ctrl+Tab
Jump to the previous open document Shift+Ctrl+Tab Shift+Ctrl+Tab
Hide all panels or show hidden panels F4 F4

File menu key commands

  Windows Mac
New... Ctrl+N ⌘+N
Open... Ctrl+O ⌘+O
Close Ctrl+W ⌘+W
Close all Ctrl+Shift+W ⌘+Shift+W
Save Ctrl+S ⌘+S
Save as... Ctrl+Shift+S ⌘+Shift+S
Save all Ctrl+Shift+L ⌘+Shift+L
Import assets... Ctrl+Shift+I ⌘+Shift+I
Quit Ctrl+Q ⌘+Q

Edit menu key commands

  Windows Mac
Undo Ctrl+Z ⌘+Z
Redo Ctrl+Y ⌘+Shift+Z
Cut Ctrl+X ⌘+X
Copy Ctrl+C ⌘+C
Paste Ctrl+V ⌘+V
Paste special Ctrl+Shift+V ⌘+Shift+V
Find Ctrl+F ⌘+F
Find/Replace Ctrl+Shift+F ⌘+Shift+F
Create group… F8 F8
Wrap Ctrl+R ⌘+R
Break apart Ctrl+B ⌘+B
Timeline > Add keyframe F6 F6
Timeline > Remove keyframe F5 F5

Tool selection key commands

  Windows Mac
Selection tool V V
3D object rotate tool W W
3D object translate tool G G
Element tool D D
Pen tool P P
Rectangle tool R R
Oval tool O O
Line tool L L
Text tool T T
Fill tool F F
Stroke tool K K
Gradient tool A A
3D stage rotate tool M M
Hand tool H H
Zoom tool Z Z

Text tool option key commands

  Windows Mac
Bold Ctrl+B ⌘+B
Italic Ctrl+I ⌘+I
Underline Ctrl+U ⌘+U
Was this article helpful?
How can we improve it?