Appendix B.Keyboard Shortcuts

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B.1Common Shortcuts

B.2Editor Shortcuts

Normal Mode Shortcuts

The normal mode means that you are not editing any element at all, so using mouse or keyboard, you can freely select any element.

Table B-1Normal Mode Shortcuts

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Descriptions

Enter

Enter

Return

Editing a selected element.

Delete

Delete

Delete

Deleting a selected element.

Up

Up

Up

An element above the currently selected element will be selected. If there is no element selected, then the first element showing up on the screen will be selected.

Down

Down

Down

An element below the currently selected element will be selected. If there is no element selected, then the first element showing up on the screen will be selected.

Page Up

Page Up

Page Up

After scrolling up as high as the screen height, the last element will be selected. If there is no element selected, then the first element showing up on the screen will be selected.

Page Down

Page Down

Page Down

After scrolling down as low as the screen height, the first element will be selected. If there is no element selected, then the first element showing up on the screen will be selected.

Home

Home

Home

The first element will be selected.

End

End

End

The last element will be selected.

Ctrl + A

Ctrl + A

Command + A

All the elements will be selected.

Left

Left

Left

Hide all the elements located below the heading.

Right

Right

Right

Unhide all the elements located below the heading.

Tab

Tab

Tab

If your selected element is a heading, then the heading level will be lowered to one level below. For instance, if you press this key after selecting an element with Heading 1, it will be changed to Heading 2.

Shift + Tab

Shift + Tab

Shift + Tab

If your selected element is a heading, then the heading level will be raised to one level above. For instance, if you press this shortcut after selecting an element with a Heading 2, it will be changed to Heading 1.

Ctrl + I

Alt + I

Command + I

A text element will be inserted. If there is an element selected, it will be added after this element, otherwise, your text element will be added at the end.

Ctrl + Alt + I

Ctrl + Alt + I

Command + Alt + I

A text element will be inserted. If there is an element selected, it will be added before this element, otherwise, your text element will be added at the top.

Ctrl + C

Ctrl + C

Command + C

Your selected elements will be copied.

Ctrl + V

Ctrl + V

Command + V

Your copied elements will be pasted.

Esc

Esc

Esc

When adding an element or moving an element to another position by dragging and dropping, press this key to cancel it.

Ctrl + Z

Ctrl + Z

Command + Z

Undo

Ctrl + Y

Ctrl + Y

Command + Y

Redo

Ctrl + F

Ctrl + F

Command + F

Opening up the Find and Replace panel.

Editing Mode Shortcuts

The editing mode means that a user is currently editing a specific element.

Editing Mode Common Shortcuts

The following shortcuts can be used when editing all types of elements.

Table B-2Editing Mode Common Shortcuts

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Descriptions

Ctrl + S

Ctrl + S

Command + S

Saving the changes and switching to the normal mode.

Esc

Esc

Esc

Switching from the element editing mode to the normal mode.

Ctrl + Space

Alt + /

Alt + /

Place your cursor on the element editor and press the this shortcut. Then the context menu where you can perform tasks in the editor toolbar will appear. Using the directional key, select your task and press the <Enter> key to configure it.

Ctrl + Z

Ctrl + Z

Command + Z

Undo

Ctrl + Y

Ctrl + Y

Command + Y

Redo

Text Editor Shortcuts

When editing text elements, you can use the following shortcuts.

Table B-3Text Editor Shortcuts

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Descriptions

Ctrl + 0

Ctrl + 0

Ctrl + 0

Selecting “Normal” as element type.

Ctrl + 1

Ctrl + 1

Ctrl + 1

Selecting “Heading 1” as an element type.

Ctrl + 2

Ctrl + 2

Ctrl + 2

Selecting “Heading 2” as an element type.

Ctrl + 3

Ctrl + 3

Ctrl + 3

Selecting “Heading 3” as an element type.

Ctrl + 4

Ctrl + 4

Ctrl + 4

Selecting “Heading 4” as an element type.

Ctrl + 5

Ctrl + 5

Ctrl + 5

Selecting “Heading 5” as an element type.

Ctrl + 6

Ctrl + 6

Ctrl + 6

Selecting “Code” as an element type.

Ctrl + /

Ctrl + /

Command + /

Place your cursor on the text editor and press this shortcut. Then the context menu where you can select a desirable element type will appear. Using the directional key, select your element type and press the <Enter> key to configure it.

Table Editor Shortcuts

When editing table elements, you can use the following shortcuts.

Table B-4Table Editor Shortcuts

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Descriptions

Tab

Tab

Tab

Moving the cursor location to the right cell. If there is no cell on the right, then the cursor will be moved to the left-most cell of the next line.

Shift + Tab

Shift + Tab

Shift + Tab

Moving the cursor location to the left cell. If there is no cell on the left, then the cursor will be moved to the right-most cell of the previous line.

Ctrl + X

Ctrl + X

Command + X

Cutting the content of selected cells.

Ctrl + C

Ctrl + C

CMD + C

Copying the content of selected cells.

Ctrl + V

Ctrl + V

Command + V

Pasting the content of copied or cut cells.

Backspace

Backspace

-

Deleting the content of selected cells.

Delete

Delete

Delete

Deleting the content of selected cells.

Up

Up

Up

Moving the cursor to the above cell.

Down

Down

Down

Moving the cursor to the below cell.

Left

Left

Left

Moving the cursor location to the left cell. If there is no cell on the left, then the cursor will be moved to the right-most cell of the previous line.

Right

Right

Right

Moving the cursor location to the right cell. If there is no cell on the right, then the cursor will be moved to the left-most cell of the next line.

B.3PDF Page Layout Shortcuts

When editing the PDF page layout, you can use the following shortcuts.

Table B-5PDF Page Layout Shortcuts

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Descriptions

Ctrl + C

Ctrl + C

Command + C

Copying a selected item.

Ctrl + V

Ctrl + V

Command + V

Pasting a selected item.

Delete

Delete

Delete

Deleting a selected item.

Up

Up

Up

Moving a selected item to 1px higher.

Down

Down

Down

Moving a selected item to 1px lower.

Left

Left

Left

Moving a selected item to the left by 1px.

Right

Right

Right

Moving a selected item to the right by 1px.