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CHEAT SHEET

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TOOL SHORTCUTS
Selection Tool (V) Magic Wand Tool (Y) Pen Tool (P) Line Segment Tool (\) Paintbrush Tool (B) Blob Brush Tool (Shi +B) Rotate Tool (R) Width Tool (Shi +W) Shape Builder Tool (Shi +M) Mesh Tool (U) Eyedropper Tool (I) Symbol Sprayer Tool (Shi +S) Artboard Tool (Shi +O) Hand Tool (H) Fill Color Default Fill and Stroke (D) Direct Selection Tool (A) Lasso Tool (Q) Type Tool (T) Rectangle Tool (M) Pencil Tool (N) Eraser Tool (Shi +E) Scale Tool (S) Free Transform Tool (E) Perspective Grid Tool (Shi +P) Gradient Tool (G) Blend Tool (W) Column Graph Tool (J) Slice Tool (Shi +K) Zoom Tool (Z) Toggle Fill/Stroke (X) Stroke Color Fill Options Drawing Modes Change Screen Mode (F)

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KEYBOARD SHORTCUT REFERENCE


Brushes Panel Color Panel Layers Panel

F5 4
Scale Tool Rotate Tool Type Tool Magic Wand Mesh Tool Eyedropper Reect Tool

F6 6 7 8 9 0
Fit on Screen Pen Tool

F7 P
Ellipse Tool Zoom Out >Brush

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Print

Zoom In <Brush

Delete/ Backspace

Lasso Tool

Blend Tool

Tab
Rulers Screen Modes Gradient Hand Tool Graph Tool

Q YOutline U Smart Guides Mode


Live Paint Bucket

Quit Default Colors

W Close E Merge R Layers D


Repeat Trans Crop Tool Move Tool Brush Tool Notes Paste in Front Group Objects Hide Edges Join Path

T Character ICheck Spelling K


Marquee

OOpen L
Prefs

]} Bring Fwd ;
New Layer

\ Show/
Show/Hide Guides

Direct Select Save Toggle Colors

Scale Tool

Caps Lock

Select All

Hide Grid

Return/ Enter , . /
New Fill

Zoom Tool

Shift X
Cut Copy Paste

Z Undo/ Redo Spacebar


Hold for Hand Tool

in B Paste N Back

New Doc

Min

Shift Cmd/ Ctrl Alt

Cmd/ Ctrl

Alt

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LAYERS PANEL: DECODED

Layers Panel Menu Toggle Layer Visibility Click to Target Object

Layer Name

Total Number of Layers

Delete Selection Create New Layer Locate Object Make/Release Clipping Mask Create New Sublayer

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KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS

FUNCTION
CREATE A NEW DOCUMENT OPEN A DOCUMENT SAVE A DOCUMENT REVERT A DOCUMENT TO ORIGINAL STATE TOGGLE SCREEN MODES DEFAULT FILL/STROKE COLORS TOGGLE FILL/STROKE ACCESS BRUSH TOOL ACCESS TYPE TOOL ACCESS PEN TOOL

SHORTCUT (MAC)
+N +O +S F12 F D X B T P

SHORTCUT (PC)
Ctrl+N Ctrl+O Ctrl+S F12 F D X B T P

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KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS

FUNCTION
VIEW ARTWORK AT 100% MAGNIFICATION FIT ARTWORK ON SCREEN TEMPORARILY SWITCH TO HAND TOOL WHILE DRAWING ZOOM IN ON DOCUMENT ZOOM OUT ON DOCUMENT LOCK SELECTED ARTWORK LOCK ALL ARTWORK UNLOCK ALL ARTWORK DUPLICATE AN OBJECT CHANGE POINTER TO CROSSHAIR WHEN SELECTING

SHORTCUT (MAC)
+1 +0 Spacebar +(+) +(-) +2 Shi + +Opt+2

SHORTCUT (PC)
Ctrl+1 Ctrl+0 Spacebar Ctrl+(+) Ctrl+(-) Ctrl+2 Shi +Ctrl+Alt+2 Ctrl+Alt+2 Alt+Drag CAPS LOCK

+Opt+2 Opt+Drag CAPS LOCK

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KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS

FUNCTION
MOVE ONE CHARACTER (Right or Le ) MOVE ONE WORD (Right or Le ) ALIGN PARAGRAPH(S) (Le , Right, or Center) JUSTIFY PARAGRAPH(S) INSERT SOFT RETURN INCREASE TYPE SIZE DECREASE TYPE SIZE INCREASE/DECREASE LEADING INCREASE/DECREASE TRACKING RESET TRACKING/KERNING TO ZERO

SHORTCUT (MAC)
Arrow Key(s) +Arrow Key(s) +Shi +L, R, or C +Shi +J Shi +Return Shi + Shi + +(>) +(<)

SHORTCUT (PC)
Arrow Key(s) Ctrl+Arrow Key(s) Ctrl+Shi +L, R, or C Ctrl+Shi +J Shi +Enter Shi +Ctrl+(>) Shi +Ctrl+(<) Alt+Up/Down Arrow(s) Alt+Le /Right Arrow(s) Ctrl+Alt+Q

Opt+Up/Down Arrow(s) Opt+Le /Right Arrow(s)

+Opt+Q