Learning and editing keyboard shortcuts


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Learning and editing keyboard shortcuts

If you're as old as me, you might remember the old DOS or CPM days, when there was no mouse, no menus. Just text, you kept your hands on the keyboard at all times. And we liked it. No, actually I'm pretty glad those days are far behind me. But I have come to realize that it's actually incredibly efficient to keep your hands on the keyboard and to minimize the use of menus. So when I'm trying to move fast InDesign, I turn to its keyboard shortcuts. And the first keyboard shortcuts I turn to, are the tool keyboard shortcuts.

Every tool in the Tool panel has its own keyboard shortcut. For example, you can press the letter T to jump to the Type tool. You see how it just jumped to that T tool there, the Type tool. I can press F to jump to the Frame tool, down here, or V to jump to the Selection tool, the Black Arrow tool at the top. Now how do I know what those tools shortcuts are? Well, I know because if I hover my cursor on top of one of the tools, just for about a moment, ...

Learning and editing keyboard shortcuts
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Learning and editing keyboard shortcuts provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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