The keyboard shortcuts require a little coordination to use, but they give you more control in your zoom. Context-sensitive menus display commands that are relevant to the active tool, selection, or panel. Activate Zoom In tool Mac: Cmd+Spacebar Windows: Ctrl+Spacebar Zoom closer into the artboard. No Shortcut Key Description 01 Alt Switch Pen tool to Convert Anchor Point tool 02 Spacebar-drag Move current anchor point while drawing with Pen tool 03 Alt-drag Cut a straight line with Knife tool 04 Shift + Alt-drag Cut at 45° or 90° with Knife tool 05 Alt + Shape mode Use shape mode buttons in Pathfinder panel to create compound paths 06 Alt+click the closed region Erase unwanted closed regions created using Shape Builder tool 07 Shift+M Select the Shape Builder tool 08 Shift+click+drag Display rectangular marquee to easily merge multiple paths when using Shape Builder tool Keys For Painting Objects Sr. In collaboration with and Whether you are a new Illustrator user or a seasoned one, using keyboard shortcuts can save you much time. Hold down the spacebar to temporarily access the Hand tool while any tool except the Type tool is selected. Here are 26 Illustrator shortcuts that can help you to speed up productivity.
You can use this text file to print out a copy of your keyboard shortcuts. Aug 4, 2008 at 4:13 am Hey!! Jamie Thank you so much for creating these! Notes: this shortcut can also works for the Arc, Spiral, Rectangle Grid, Polar Grid, Polygon, and Flare Tool. You can use any of the characters that are allowed in the Shortcut column. Also, may I recommend this website to anyone who loves Illustrator? If you have previously saved a set of keyboard shortcuts other than the default, then the keyboard shortcuts are stored in a. This is a very useful shortcut to create fun and complex artwork.
About Us What we do is who we are. Since then I have launched lots of successful niche blogs and after selling my survivalist blog I decided to teach other people how to do the same. While holding down the keys, drag from the upper left corner to the lower right corner of the area you want to zoom to. Hold down Shift to constrain movement to 45°, 90°, 135°, or 180°. Illustrator Magnification Keyboard Shortcuts Command Windows Shortcut Mac Shortcut Actual Size Ctrl+1 Command+1 Fit in Window Ctrl+0 zero Command+0 zero Zoom In Ctrl++ plus Command++ plus Zoom Out Ctrl+— minus Command+— minus Hand tool Spacebar Spacebar Illustrator Zoom Keyboard Shortcuts Command Windows Shortcut Mac Shortcut Zoom In to Selected Area Ctrl+spacebar+drag Command+spacebar+drag Zoom Out Ctrl+Alt+spacebar Command+Option+spacebar. Makes me look less dum. Select all items on layer Mac: Option+Click layer Windows: Alt+Click layer Quickly select all the items on one particular layer — including those that are locked and not visible to select only the visible, unlocked objects, click the select circle in the layers palette.
They make sense and are easy to use and remember. To close a Pencil path manually, hold down Option key when you are about to finish drawing the path. If you have feedback on Adobe user-assistance content or feel you can contribute to it, this is the place to reach us. They're guaranteed to speed up your workflow once you get the hang of them. I guess I am not good at designing at all. No Shortcut Key Description 01 Right Arrow, Left Arrow, Up Arrow, or Down Arrow Move selection in user-defined increments 02 Shift + Right Arrow, Left Arrow, Up Arrow, or Down Arrow Move selection in 10x user-defined increments 03 Ctrl + Alt + Shift + 2 Lock all deselected artwork 04 Hold down Shift Constrain movement to 45° angle except when using Reflect tool Keys For Editing Shapes Sr.
Anyway, thanks for providing a source of inspiration I might add. Dan May 4, 2010 at 4:31 am Hey. No Shortcut Key Description 01 Shift + Enter Apply a value and keep focus in edit field 02 Alt + Enter Apply a value and copy object 03 Ctrl + Enter Apply a value and scale option proportionately for width or height Keys for The Transparency Panel Sr. Whether you want to change the size of your text, deselect a layer or merge a series of layers, we've got it covered! We look forward to the conversations ahead. In the end I decided on getting some professional help.
You can use the same. Thanks heaps for posting this. Blend Tool , press the Enter key to open up the Blend Options window. Unlock all artwork Mac: Cmd+Option+2 Windows: Ctrl+Alt+2 Unlock previously locked layers all at once. If you enter a shortcut that is already assigned to another command or tool, an alert appears at the bottom of the dialog box. Add to a selection Mac: Shift-click Windows: Shift-click Create multiple selections, with the ability to add more if needed. No Shortcut Key Description 01 Shift+P Perspective Grid Tool 02 Shift+V Perspective Selection Tool 03 Ctrl+Shift+I Perspective Grid 04 Press the number 5 key, then click and drag the object Moving objects perpendicularly 05 Use the Perspective Selection tool and then press 1 for left grid, 2 for horizontal grid, 3 for right grid, or 4 for no active grid Switching perspective planes 06 Ctrl+Alt+drag Copying objects in perspective 07 Ctrl+D Repeat transforming objects in perspective 08 Shift+D Switching between drawing modes Keys For Selecting Sr.
Illustrator lets you view a list of all shortcuts, and edit or create shortcuts. Scale proportionally with Selection tool Mac: Shift+drag bounding box Windows: Shift+drag bounding box Never distort your images again: scale them proportionally with this method. Christelle Jul 21, 2008 at 8:24 am Great set of tips! No Shortcut Key Description 01 Ctrl-click New Swatch button Create new spot color 02 Ctrl + Shift-click New Swatch button Create new global process color 03 Alt-drag a swatch over another Replace swatch with another Keys for The Transform Panel Sr. Sample colour Mac: I Windows: I Sample colour from a vector, gradient or image with the eyedropper tool. Alt Ctrl Shift J Create corner or smooth join.
Each time you press Cmd + D Transform Again you distribute more copies. You can define your own sets of shortcuts, change individual shortcuts within a set, and switch between sets of shortcuts. KillerKeys includes the complete list of shortcuts and is updated automatically with each new release of software. Feb 2, 2009 at 11:53 am Finally a productive list of shortcuts. Bu durumda kullanım sıklığını azaltmanız tavsiye edilmektedir. No Shortcut Key Description 01 Double-click brush Open Brush Options dialog box 02 Drag brush to New Brush button Duplicate brush Keys for the Character and Paragraph Panels Sr. Duplicate Mac: Option+drag Windows: Alt+drag Just drag your selection while holding Option to duplicate the file.