Join David Blatner for an in-depth discussion in this video 6. Keyboard Shortcuts, part of InDesign CS4: 10 Free Must-Have Plug-ins.
I love keyboard shortcuts, because the more you keep your hands on the…keyboard, the more efficient you are going to be, and I'm all about efficiency.…So keep your hands on the keyboard, learn the keyboard shortcuts. The problem…is that I can't always remember all the keyboard shortcuts and sometimes…I remember a keyboard shortcut, but I don't remember what it does. That's where…Keyboard Shortcuts plug-in comes to the rescue.…I have installed the Keyboard Shortcuts plug-in, and restarted InDesign, and…now when I go to the Window menu, I can choose Keyboard Shortcuts. The Keyboard…Shortcuts panel is sitting here with a cursor flashing inside this blank field,…and I have two choices right now. When that's blank, I can type in a keyboard…shortcut, and it will tell me what feature is associated with that.…
For example, I'll do Command+R or Ctrl +R on Windows and it says, oh, that's…Hide Rulers or how about Command+U or Ctrl+U, oh that's Smart Guides. See how…that works? It actually shows you the keyboard shortcut down here, and it…
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