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25 Time-Saving InDesign Tips

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Toggle the Find/Change Direction

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Link to a Page in Another InDesign File

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Use the Color Theme Tool to Sample Colors


Resize Tables Quickly

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Convert InDesign Notes to PDF Comments

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Fast Ways to Add a Bunch of Files to a Book


Jump Between Masters from the Keyboard

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Turn Off Multiple Layers Simultaneously

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Super Fast Style Editing

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Secret Way to Create New Color Swatches

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Delete Unwanted Text with Find/Change

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Save and Close All Open Documents

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Use a Duplicate Story Editor Window

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Add Image Captions Fast with the Links Panel

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Change the Presentation Mode Background Color


Duplicating Styles Instead of Basing On

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Bypass the Swatches Panel: Color Shortcuts

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Change Values in Panels with the Arrow Keys

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Create Your Own Custom Glyph Sets


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Find Menu Items Quickly by Alphabetizing Them

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Spellcheck Capitalization in Your Added Words

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Make Better-Looking Drop Shadows

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Lock Objects to Protect Them

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Revealing Hidden Objects with Preflight Profiles

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Learn Useful Info with Print Dialog Box Previews

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Toggle the
Find/Change Direction

hen InDesign CC 2014 was released in June


2014, one of the cool new features was the
ability to reverse the direction of a Find/
Change search. All you had to do was select Direction >
Backward in the Find/Change dialog box.
But if youre someone who likes to keep your
hands on the keyboard at all times for maximum efficiency, you might want to use a keyboard shortcut
to toggle the direction of a search. And sure enough
there is one: press Command+Option+Return (Mac) or
Ctrl+Alt+Enter (Windows) to switch between Forward
(Find Next) and Backward (Find Previous) searches.
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Link to a Page
in Another InDesign File

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id you know that you can make a hyperlink


to a page in another InDesign document?
This can be handy in several scenarios, but
the one I use most is to create links between documents in an InDesign book that I output to interactive PDF. And unlike cross-references, this kind of link
doesnt have to depend on text anchors or paragraph
formatting.
Start by selecting the text or page item you want
as the source of the hyperlink.
Click on the New Hyperlink button in the Hyperlinks panel.
In the New Hyperlink dialog box, choose Link
To: Page, and then choose the document and page
number you want as the destination of the hyperlink.
The Document pop-up menu will list all your currently open InDesign documents. You can also use
the Browse command to locate and open another
document.

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The Page option will default to whatever page is currently displayed in the destination document, but you
can select any page from the menu.

Once the link has been created, you can use the
Hyperlinks panel to check the destination documents
name and page (via a tooltip), or single click on the
source or destination buttons to jump to them. Doubleclicking the hyperlink listing (in this case <rectangle>)
will open the Edit Hyperlink dialog box if you need to
make changes.
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Use the Color Theme


Tool to Sample Colors

dobe snuck a cool feature into InDesign CC


2014 called the Color Theme tool. You just select the tool in the Tool panel (its just above
the Hand tool), then either click on an object (like an
image) or drag the tool over a bunch of objects on the
page. InDesign collects the most common colors from
the selection and places them into the Color Theme
panel that pops up. For example, in this image, Ive
dragged the tool over most of the page and its colors
appear in the little floating panel:
Once the colors are in the floating panel, you can
click the Add This Theme to Swatches button to create a new color group with those five color swatches in
it. But heres a secret shortcut: If you hold down the Q
key when you click or drag with the Color Theme tool,
InDesign will automatically create a color group with
five color swatches in it. No fuss, no muss!
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By the way, you may notice that in the image at


left, the colors are all defined as RGB. That is because
the document was created with the Digital Publishing intent, which causes new swatches to be defined
as RGB by default. If you create a document with Print
intent, the Color Theme tool will add CMYK swatches by
default.
You can override these defaults and force swatches
to be created in RGB or CMYK by double-clicking on
the Color Theme tool and selecting the color space you
want from the Color Theme Options dialog box.
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Resize Tables Quickly

ou can resize a table with the Type tool by dragging the right or bottom edge. But if you want
to resize all the rows, hold down the Shift key
while you drag the bottom edge.
Note that resizing the table using these techniques
does not scale the text in the table.
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To resize all the columns proportionally,


Shift-drag the right edge (above).
Or, to resize the table rows and heights
at the same time, just drag the lower-right
corner of the table (right) with the Type
tool.

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Turn Off Multiple


Layers Simultaneously

nDesigns layers are great, but sometimes you can


end up with so many layers that it gets confusing.
To instantly hide all layers except one, hold the Option/Alt key and click the eye icon of the layer you want
to remain visible.
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Convert InDesign Notes


to PDF Comments

otes are a great tool for saving comments and


questions alongside the content in your InDesign documents. And it would also be great if
you could export those notes as PDF comments so other
folks who didnt have InDesign could read and respond
to them as well. Unfortunately, theres no command in
InDesign to convert notes to comments. But there is in
InCopy! And you can make use of it, even if you never
use InCopy for anything else. Heres how.
InCopy is part of Adobes Creative Cloud offerings,
so if need be you can find and install it from the Apps
tab in the Creative Cloud application.
Then just open your InDesign file in InCopy (use the
File > Open command). Youll see an alert if you dont
have any InCopy content in the InDesign file. Just close
it. In fact, you dont need any InCopy content since were
not going to edit the document.
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Your layout should look the same as it does in


InDesign but you wont have any editing tools available.
Again, thats okay.
All we want is a PDF so just as you would in
InDesign, choose File > Export > Adobe PDF (print).
Note that you wont see anywhere near the number of
choices of export formats that you would in InDesign.
Heres where the magic happens. Theres an item
in the export dialog that I have long wished was in
InDesign: Include Notes as Annotation.
Choose Export and when the PDF opens youll find
your note(s) converted to comment(s):
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Fast Ways to Add a


Bunch of Files to a Book

n honor of the September 2014 issue of InDesign


Magazine, which is devoted to techniques and best
practices for working with long documents, heres a
tip for adding files to an InDesign Book.
You can of course add InDesign files to a Book by
going to the Book panel menu and choosing Add Document. Or click on the + sign at the bottom of the panel.
Then navigate to the file(s) and add them. You can also
add multiple InDesign files to a Book just by drag and
dropping them into the panel from the Macs Finder,
Windows Explorer, or Adobe Bridge. You can also drag
and drop a folder, to add all the InDesign files in it (including ones in subfolders) to your Book.
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Jump Between Masters


from the Keyboard

hen you have lots of master pages in a document, it sure would be cool to jump from
one to the next without having to make a
detour to the Pages panel. And in fact, you can jump directly from one master to the next (or previous) one just
by pressing Option/Alt+Page Down or Option/Alt+Page
Up. You can also choose Next Spread or Previous Spread
from the Layout menu.
Bonus Tip: You can also jump to a master by pressing
Command+J/Ctrl+J and typing in the masters prefix, or
by using the menu in the dialog box.
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Super Fast Style Editing

ant a lightning fast way to edit a style? Just


remember which InDesign feature has a
lightning bolt symbol on it: Quick Apply!
To launch Quick Apply, press Command+Return
(Mac) or Ctrl+Enter (Windows). It doesnt matter what
other panels you have open, where you are in your document, or even if you have text selected or not.
Start typing the name of the style you wish to edit.
As soon as it is highlighted in Quick Apply, stop typing
and press Command+Return or Ctrl+Enter again. The
Style Options dialog box opens, ready for you to make
your changes.
Also, with the Style Options open, you can press
Command+1 (Mac) or Ctrl+1 (Windows) to put the focus
on the list of options on the left side of the dialog box.
Then just use the down and up arrow keys on your keyboard to jump to the different sets of options.
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Secret Way to Create


New Color Swatches

f youre creating a new style (paragraph, character,


or object) and you realize you dont have the color
you need in your Swatches panel, just double-click
the fill or stroke color proxy to bring up the New Color
Swatch dialog box.
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Delete Unwanted
Text with Find/Change

id you know that you can use InDesigns Find/


Change to delete text? As long as you can isolate that text to a style, that is. You are using
styles to format your text, right? Thats necessary for this
trick to work
Say you want to delete all the text set in a particular
paragraph or character style.
Open the Find/Change window and leave both the
Find What and Change To fields empty. Click in the Find
Format field, and use Style Options to choose a style.
Leave Change Format blank. By doing this, youve told
InDesign find anything set in that style and replace it
with nothing.
Run the Find/Change and voila, all text set in that
style (including inline and anchored items) is gone.
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Save and Close All


Open Documents

ou have ten modified InDesign documents


open and your bus/train/significant other is
about to leave without you.
What do you do?
Jump up and leave everything in an unsaved state
and hope that the kids/cats/cleaning crew dont mess
up your work?
Nope. Just use the Save All and Close All features.
These are just two of the many hidden InDesign keyboard shortcuts. (Click the Show Set button in Edit >
Edit Keyboard Shortcuts to hunt down other ones!)
Press Command+Shift+Option+S (Mac) or
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+S (Windows) to save all open documents.
Then press Command+Shift+Option+W (Mac)
or Ctrl+Shift+Alt+W (Windows) to close all open
documents.
Then go, go, go!
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Use a Duplicate
Story Editor Window

hen youre working with long text using


the Story Editor (Edit > Edit in Story Editor)
it can feel like a single Story Editor window
isnt enough. Fortunately, you can add a second Story
Editor for the current story by first making sure the Story
Editor window is active and then choosing Window >
Arrange > New Window for [filename].
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Add Image Captions


Fast with the Links Panel

he dynamic captions feature in InDesign are


cool, but if you already have dozens or even
hundreds of images on multiple InDesign pages,
you might be thinking, Hmm, I need to select images if I
want to add captions, so I guess I will be selecting all the
images, page by page. Right?
Wrong! Instead, there is one place in InDesign that
allows you to target all the images in the file at the same
time and apply captions to them: the Links panel.
First, set up the captions for your document (choose
Object > Captions > Caption Setup). This same command is also in the Links panel menu.
Then in the Links panel, select all the links you want
to add captions to. You can click on one and Shift-click
on the last one.
Finally, choose Captions > Generate Static Captions
from the Links panel menu (or right-click on the images
in the Links panel). Voil, all the captions are added
throughout the document!
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Change the Presentation


Mode Background Color

nDesigns Presentation Mode gives you an instant,


uncluttered preview of your layout. Just press
Shift+W to activate it. Even better: you can change
Presentation Modes background color to suit your
layout.
Press W to set it to white, G to set it to neutral gray,
and B to set it to black.
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Duplicating Styles
Instead of Basing On

he ability to base styles on one another is one


of the most powerful and important features in
InDesign. However, there are times when youll
want to use one style as the starting point for another,
without making the new style based on the existing
style. That way, the attributes of new style wont change
no matter how you change the existing style.
To do this, use the Duplicate Style feature: rightclick on a style in the panel and choose Duplicate Style
(or click on a style and choose Duplicate Style from the
panel menu).
Your new style will start off with all the formatting of
the existing style, but it will not be based on that style.
Instead, it will be based on No Paragraph Style or whatever style the existing style was based on.
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Find Menu Items Quickly


by Alphabetizing Them

ver have trouble finding a particular item in one


of InDesigns menus? Maybe you know the item
is there somewhere, but cant quickly locate it.
Or maybe you just think it was there, but youre not really sure. In either case, you can track down the item faster
by displaying menu items in alphabetical order.
To do that, just hold Command+Shift+Option/
Ctrl+Shift+Alt before clicking on the menu title. Alphabetizing a menu also removes the divider lines that
group related items together.
Or you can just view a submenu in alphabetical order by pressing Command+Shift+Option/Ctrl+Shift+Alt
before clicking on the submenu.
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Bypass the Swatches


Panel: Color Shortcuts

watches are great and you should use them


whenever possible to maintain consistent, easyto-manage colors in your documents. But sometimes the Swatches panel isnt the quickest way to apply
a color. You can use the keyboard shortcuts , (comma)
and . (period) to instantly apply the last-used solid color
and the last-used gradient. To change a stroke or fill to
None, press / (slash).
If you use a 2-column Tools panel, you can see these
shortcuts (and buttons that perform the same functions)
in a row near the bottom of the panel.
Note that these shortcuts will apply colors and
gradients to either the fill or the stroke, depending on
which is foremost in the Swatches and Tools panels. If
the fill is foremost and you want to target the stroke (or
vice versa), press X first. If you want to swap the stroke
and fill of a selected object, press Shift+X.
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Change Values in Panels


with the Arrow Keys

hen you have a field highlighted in any


panel or dialog box, pressing the up/down
arrows on your keyboard increases or decreases the value in the field.
Holding Shift while you press the arrow keys multiplies the amount of change in most cases by a factor of
ten (tracking and kerning are notable exceptions to this
rule).
When you have a font list targeted, you can select a
different font family or style by pressing your arrow keys.
And dont forget this works in other Adobe apps like
Illustrator and Photoshop!
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Create Your Own


Custom Glyph Sets

ou can create a library of often-used symbols or


special charactersfor instance, a collection of
currency symbolsby creating a glyph set.
Open the Glyphs panel from the Type menu or
the Window > Type and Tables submenu. Choose New
Glyph Set from the panel menu, and name it.
Then select a glyph in the panel, and choose Add to
Glyph Set from the panel menu or from the contextual
menu (right-click on the glyph). You can include glyphs
from different typefaces in the same glyph set.
Being able to load your custom-made sets (choose it
from the top of the Show pop-up menu, or choose View
Glyph Set from the panel menu) in the Glyphs panel
saves you from having to scroll through the entire fonts
worth of glyphs just to find that one you need.
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Spellcheck Capitalization
in Your Added Words

elect the Case Sensitive option when you enter


a word into a spelling dictionary (Edit > Spelling
> User Dictionary) if the word youre adding is a
trade name, proper name, or a word with intercaps, such
as InDesign.
This way, if the word is used in your document with
improper capitalization, it will be flagged as a spelling
error.
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Make Better-Looking
Drop Shadows

ven in this age of Flat Design, you occasionally


need to add a drop shadow or two to make
items pop. When you do, add a little noisejust
35% is plenty in most casesto create a more naturallooking effect.
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Lock Objects to Protect Them

hen you want to prevent yourself from editing an object on the page, lock it by pressing Cmd/Ctrl+L. To unlock just the object,
click the lock icon at the edge of its frame.
To unlock everything on the spread, press
Cmd+Opt+L (Ctrl+Alt+L). Another way to lock objects
is to use InDesigns Layers panel to individually lock any
item on the page.
Bonus tip: If you want to just lock the position and
size of objects, but still be able to change their appearance, open InDesigns General preferences and de-select
Prevent Selection of Locked Objects.
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Revealing Hidden Objects


with Preflight Profiles

ormally, once you hide an object in an InDesign document (via Object > Hide, pressing
Command+3/Ctrl+3, or clicking the objects
Show/Hide button in the Layers panel), it leaves few
traces of its presence. Hidden objects arent printed or
exported, and they wont show up in a Find/Change.
They can, however, still affect other objects with text
wrap.
But if you really want to give these objects nowhere
to hide, use a preflight profile to reveal them.
From the Preflight Panel menu, choose Define Profiles. Click the + (plus) button to create a new preflight
profile. Give your new profile a name, and in the IMAGES
and OBJECTS options, select Hidden Page Items (plus
whatever other conditions you want InDesign to check
for).

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Click OK, and then select your new profile from the
panel menu. If there are any hidden objects, they will
be listed as errors and you can double-click them in the
panel to jump to their location in the document.
But you still wont see them until you show them (by
pressing Command+Option+3/Ctrl+Alt+3, or choosing
Object > Show All on Spread, or clicking the objects
Show/Hide button in the Layers panel).
With tools like these you can be the World Champion of Hide and Seek (at least inside InDesign).
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Learn Useful Info with


Print Dialog Box Previews

t one time or another, weve all sent a document to print, only to find out that we specified the wrong paper size, orientation, etc. And
while recycling is great, its a lot better to not use the
paper in the first place.
So if you have to print a document, do yourself (and
the trees) a favor, and check the print preview in the
lower left of the Print dialog box. It offers three views
that you can toggle by clicking the preview area.
The first one is Standard, which shows the relationship of your document page to the chosen paper size,
plus things like bleed, slug area, page marks, tiling, and
thumbnails. Its the default preview.

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Click the preview area to toggle on the second preview type, Text, which shows the specific numerical values of your page and paper size, scaling, etc.

Click one more time on the preview section to see


the third option, Custom Page/Cut Sheet view. This
view shows effects of offset, gap, and transverse settings, plus the output mode using different color icons
for Separations, Composite Grayscale, Composite CMYK,
and Composite RGB.
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Secret Keyboard Shortcuts


Documents
New default document
Close all open documents
Rebuild Preferences (press during
program launch until Alert appears)
Document History & Plug-in Info
Toggle Measurement System

Object editing
zUN
zUXW
Ctrl z U X

Ctrl+Alt+N

Edit Original

Ctrl+Shift+Alt+W

Decrease size / scale by 1% 5%

Ctrl+Shift+Alt

Increase size / scale by 1% 5%

z About InDesign
zUXU

Ctrl+About InDesign
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+U

Tools panel
U Spacebar
z Spacebar

Alt+Spacebar

Apply default fill and stroke colors


Swap fill and stroke activation
Swap fill and stroke colors

D
X

XX

D
X
Shift+X

Toggle color affects text/its frame


Preview mode on/off

J
W

J
W

Temporary Hand Tool


Temporary Zoom Tool

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Ctrl+Spacebar

Text

Nudge by 1/10
Nudge by 10
Toggle Live Corners Mode
Override Master Page item

U doubleclick
z , z U ,
z . z U .
z X Arrow Keys
X Arrow Keys
4

z X click
esc, Xesc
zU4
zXM
z3
zU3

Select Container, Content


Transform Sequence Again
Transform: Move Item
Hide
Show All On Spread

Move to the start of the line


Move to the end of the line
Move to beginning of story

Home
End

z Home
z End
z X End
z Down Arrow
z Up Arrow
z U X Page Up
z U X Page Down
z U Page Down
z U Page Up
zX\

X F1
Load Find with selected text
z F1
Load Replace with selected text
z F2
Replace Change To text and Find Next X F3
Recompose all stories
zU/
Toggle Typographers Quotes Pref.
UXz
Create outlines (text remains)
zUXO
Align to baseline grid
zUXG
Auto-hyphenate on/off
zUXH

Move to end of story

Ctrl+F1

Select to end of story

Ctrl+F2

Move to the next paragraph

Shift+F3

Move to the previous paragraph

Ctrl+Alt+/

Go to first frame in thread

Ctrl+Shift+Alt+

Go to last frame in thread

Ctrl+Shift+Alt+O

Go to next frame in thread

Ctrl+Shift+Alt+G

Go to previous frame in thread

Ctrl+Shift+Alt+H

Select current line

Toggle Table Cell/Text Selection

Escape

z = Command (Apple), U = Option, X = Shift

Escape

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Shift+Arrow Keys
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Ctrl+Shift+ click
esc, Shift+esc
Ctrl+Alt+4
Ctrl+Shift+M
Ctrl+3
Ctrl+Alt+3

Text navigation

Shift+F1

Load Find and Find Next instance

Alt+doubleclick

Home
End
Ctrl+Home
Ctrl+End
Ctrl+Shift+End
Ctrl+Down Arrow
Ctrl+Up Arrow
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Character formatting
Auto leading
Increase/Decrease Baseline shift
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Increase/Decrease Kerning/Tracking
Increase/Decrease Kerning/Tracking
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Increase/Decrease Leading
Increase/Decrease Leading 5
Increase/Decrease Text point size
Increase/Decrease Text point size 5
Increase/Decrease Word space
Increase/Decrease Word space 5
Reset font style (to Regular)
Reset kerning and tracking to 0
Reset horizontal text scale to 100%
Reset vertical text scale to 100%

Display views
zUXA
U X Up/Down Arrow
z U X Up/Down Arrow
U Right/Left Arrow
z U Right/Left Arrow

Ctrl+Shift+Alt+A

Fit Selection in Window

Alt+Shift+Up/Down Arr.

View Scale 50%, 200%, 400%

Ctrl+Shift+Alt+Up/Down

Toggle current/previous view scale

Alt+Right/Left Arrow

Force screen redraw

Ctrl+Alt+Right/Left Arrow

Clear Object-Level Settings

U Down/Up Arrow
z U Down/Up Arrow
z X . or ,
z U X . or ,
z U \ or Delete
z U X \ or Delete
zXY
zUQ
zXX
zUXX

Alt+Down/Up Arrow

Presentation Background: Black/White B or W


Show/Hide Conveyor
UB

Ctrl+Alt+Down/Up Arrow
Ctrl+Shift+. or ,
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+. or ,
Ctrl+Alt+\ or Backspace
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+\ or Bckspc
Ctrl+Shift+Y

Copyright Symbol
Registration Symbol
Em Dash
En Dash
Ellipsis
Right Indent Tab
New index page reference
Add new index entry

Ctrl+Alt+=
Ctrl+5, Ctrl+2, Ctrl+4
Ctrl+Alt+2
Shift+F5
Ctrl+Shift+F2
B or W
Alt+B

Page navigation
Next window
Previous window
First Spread
Last Spread

Ctrl+Alt+Q

Next Spread

Ctrl+Shift+X

Previous Spread

Ctrl+Shift+Alt+X

z`
zX`
U X Page Up, Home
U X Page Dn., End
U Page Down
U Page Up

Ctrl+Tab, Ctrl+ `

Tab

Tab
Shift+Tab

Ctrl+Shift+Tab
Home
End
Alt+Page Down
Alt+Page Up

Panel tricks

Special characters
Bullet

zU=
z 5, z 2, z 4
zU2
X F5
z X F2

U8
UG
UR
UX
U
U;
X Tab
z7
zUX[

Alt+R

Show/Hide all panels


Show/Hide all panels except
Tools and Control
Open/Close all docked panels

Alt+Shift+

Activate last-used field in panel

Alt+

Jump to Control Panel

Alt+ ;

Switch Character and Paragraph


Modes in Control Panel

Alt+8
Alt+G

Shift+Tab

X Tab
z U Tab
zU`
z6
zU7

Ctrl+Alt+Tab
Ctrl+Alt+`
Ctrl+6
Ctrl+Alt+7

Ctrl+7
Ctrl+Shift+Alt+[

z= Command (Apple), U=Option, X=Shift


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