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Adobe Illustrator Cheatsheet


Illustrator Shortcuts and Cheatsheet



Common Illustrator Shortcuts


View Artwork At 100% Magnification

Mac OS: Command+1     Windows: Ctrl+1


Fit Artwork On Screen

Mac OS: Command+0    Windows: Ctrl+0


Temporarily Switch To Hand Tool while Drawing

Mac OS: Spacebar    Windows: Spacebar


Zoom In On Document

Mac OS: Command+(+)   Windows: Ctrl+(+)


Zoom Out On Document

Mac OS: Command+(-)   Windows: Ctrl+(-)

   

Lock Selected Artwork

Mac OS: Command+2   Windows: Ctrl+2


Type Shortcuts


Move One Character Right Or Left

Mac OS: Arrow keys    Windows: Arrow keys


Move One Word Right Or Left

Mac OS: Command+Arrow keys    Windows: Ctrl+Arrow keys


Align Paragraph Left

Mac OS: Command+Shift+L     Windows: Ctrl+Shift+L


Align Paragraph Center

Mac OS: Command+Shift+C     Windows: Ctrl+Shift+C

   

Align Paragraph Right

Mac OS: Command+Shift+R     Windows: Ctrl+Shift+R


Justify Paragraph

Mac OS: Command+Shift+J     Windows: Ctrl+Shift+J

  

Insert Soft Return

Mac OS: Shift+Enter     Windows: Shift+Enter


Document Shortcuts


Create New Document

Mac OS: Command+N    Windows: Ctrl+N


Open A Document

Mac OS: Command+O    Windows: Ctrl+O


Save A Document

Mac OS: Command+S    Windows: Ctrl+S


Revert A Document To Original State

Mac OS: F12    Windows: F12


Toggle Screen Modes

Mac OS: F Windows: F


Default Fill/Stroke Colors

Mac OS: D    Windows: D


Toggle Fill/Stroke

Mac OS: X    Windows: X


Sources:

https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/how-to/illustrator-cheat-sheet.html

https://makeawebsitehub.com/adobe-illustrator-keyboard-shortcuts/


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