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QuarkXPress 8.

5 Keyboard Command Guide: Mac OS

QuarkXPress 8.5 Keyboard Command Guide: Mac OS
Menu commands (Mac OS®) ...................................................................................................... 3 Dialog box commands (Mac OS) ................................................................................................ 8 Palette commands (Mac OS) ...................................................................................................... 9 Project and layout commands (Mac OS) ................................................................................... 11 Item commands (Mac OS) ........................................................................................................ 13 Text commands (Mac OS) ........................................................................................................ 15 Picture commands (Mac OS) .................................................................................................... 21

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Menu commands (Mac OS®)
QuarkXPress menu
QuarkXPress® Environment dialog box Preferences Quit Option+About QuarkXPress or Control+Option+E +Option+Shift+Y +Q

File menu
New Project New Library Open Close Save Save As Revert to last Auto Save Import Save Text Append Export Layout as PDF Export Page as EPS Print Output Job +N +Option+N +O +W +S +Shift+S Option+Revert to Saved +E +Option+E +Option+A +Option+P  +Option+Shift+S +P +Option+Shift+O 

Edit menu
Undo Redo Cut Copy Paste Paste without Formatting Paste In Place Select All Find/Change Close Find/Change Paragraph pane (Preferences dialog box) Trapping pane (Preferences dialog box) Tools pane (Preferences dialog box) Style Sheets dialog box Colors dialog box 3 +Z  +Y, +Z, or +Shift+Z (configurable) +X +C +V +Option+V +Option+Shift+V +A +F +Option+F +Option+Y Option+Shift+F12 Double-click tool in the Tools palette Shift+F11 Shift+F12

Edit menu
H&Js dialog box +Option+J

Style menu for text
Size > Other Type Style Plain Bold Italic Underline Word Underline Strikethrough Double Strikethrough Outline Shadow All Caps Small Caps Superscript Subscript Superior Ligatures (not available in Plus and East Asian editions) Character Attributes dialog box Change story direction (Plus and East Asian editions only) Rubi (Plus and East Asian editions only) Group Characters (Plus and East Asian editions only) Alignment Left Centered Right Justified Forced Leading Formats Tabs Rules Toggle Font Previews preference +Shift+L +Shift+C +Shift+R +Shift+J +Option+Shift+J +Shift+E +Shift+F +Shift+T +Shift+N Shift+display Font submenu +Shift+P +Shift+B +Shift+I +Shift+U +Shift+W +Shift+/ +Option+Shift+/ +Shift+O +Shift+Y +Shift+K +Shift+H +Shift+= +Shift+ - (hyphen) +Shift+V +Shift+G +Shift+D +Option+Shift+T +Option+R +Shift+G +Shift+\

Style menu for pictures
Halftone 4 +Shift+H

Style menu for pictures
Center Picture Stretch Picture to Fit Box Scale Picture to Box (Proportionally) +Shift+M +Shift+F +Option+Shift+F

Style menu for lines
Width > Other +Shift+\

Item menu
Modify Frame Runaround Clipping Drop Shadow Duplicate Step and Repeat Step and Repeat (Plus and East Asian editions only) Delete Group Ungroup Lock Position/Unlock Position Send to Back Bring to Front Bring Forward Send Backward Space/Align Apply Last Left Align (Item Relative) Left Align (Page Relative) Right Align (Item Relative) Right Align (Page Relative) Center Align Horizontal (Item Relative) Center Align Horizontal (Page Relative) Center Align Vertical (Item Relative) Center Align Vertical (Page Relative) Top Align (Item Relative) Top Align (Page Relative) Bottom Align (Item Relative) Bottom Align (Page Relative) 5 +Option+/ +Left arrow key +Shift+Left arrow key +Right arrow key +Shift+Right arrow key +[ Shift++[ +] Shift++] +Up arrow key +Shift+Up arrow key +Down arrow key +Shift+Down arrow key +M +B +T +Option+T +Option+Shift+D +D +Option+R  +Option+D  +K +G +U F6 Shift+F5 F5 Option+Item > Bring to Front or Option+F5 Option+Item > Send to Back or Option+Shift+F5

Item menu
Display Space/Align tab of Measurements palette Shape (convert Bézier line to filled-center Bézier box) Edit Runaround Clipping Path Point/Segment Type Corner Point Smooth Point Symmetrical Point Straight Segment Curved Segment Option+F1 Option+F2 Option+F3 Option+Shift+F1 Option+Shift+F2 Option+F4 Option+Shift+F4 +, (comma) Option+ Item > Shape > [Bézier shape]

Page menu
Go to Page dialog box Display this page’s master page Display next master page Display previous master page Display Layout (when a master page is displayed) Page Properties (when a Web layout is active) +J Shift+F10 Option+F10 Option+Shift+F10 Shift+F10 +Option+Shift+A

Layout menu
Layout Properties dialog box +Option+Shift+P 

View menu
Fit in Window Fit largest spread in window Actual Size Thumbnails Display/hide Guides Display/hide Page Grids Display/hide Text Box Grids Snap to Guides Snap to Page Grids Display/hide Rulers Display/hide Invisibles +0 (zero) Option+Fit in Window or +Option+0 (zero) +1 Shift+F6 or Option+Shift+F6 F7 Option+F7 +Option+F7 Shift+F7 Option+Shift+F7 +R +I

Utilities menu
Check Spelling > Word/Selection +L

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Utilities menu
Check Spelling > Story Check Spelling > Layout Add (during Check Spelling session) Add all suspect words to auxiliary dictionary (during Check Spelling session) Skip button (during Check Spelling session) Replace All button (during Check Spelling session) Replace button (during Check Spelling session) Done button (during Check Spelling session) Suggested Hyphenation Usage dialog box Fonts pane Pictures pane Line Check > Next Line Window menu Display/hide Tools palette Display/hide Measurements palette Display/hide Page Layout palette Display/hide Style Sheets palette Display/hide Colors palette Display/hide Trap Information palette Display/hide Lists palette Display/hide Interactive palette F8 F9 F10 F11 F12 Option+F12 Option+F11 +Option+F8 +F6 or F13 +Option+F6 or Option+F13 +; +Option+L +Option+Shift+L +A Option+Shift+click Add All button +S +R +Shift+R +D +Option+Shift+H

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Dialog box commands (Mac OS)
Tabs in dialog boxes
Display next tab Display previous tab +Option+Tab +Option+Shift+Tab

Fields
Select next field Select previous field Select field with text insertion bar Cut Copy Paste Revert fields to original values Perform math by combining operators Tab Shift+Tab Double-click +X +C +V +Z + (addition) - (subtraction) * (multiplication) / (division)

Buttons
OK (or bordered button) Cancel Yes No Apply Set button in Tabs tab (in Paragraph Attributes dialog box) Return or Enter +. (period) or esc +Y +N +A +S

Lists (in dialog boxes)
Select consecutive items in list Select nonconsecutive items in list Shift+click +click

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Palette commands (Mac OS)
Tools palette
Display/hide palette Display Tools pane of Preferences Switch between Item tool and Text Content tool or Picture Content tool Select next tool Select previous tool Move tool to main palette Move tool into pop-up tool list Tool selection shortcuts (not available when Text Content tool is selected) Item tool Text tools Picture Content tool Box tools Line tool Pen tools Table tool Zoom tool Pan tool V T R B L P G Z X Option+F8 or +Option+Tab Option+Shift+F8 or +Option+Shift+Tab Control+select tool Control+click tool Option+F11 Double-click tool Shift+F8

Measurements palette
Display/hide palette Select the X field of the Classic tab or the Space/Align tab (or display palette) Select the Font field of the Classic tab or the Character Attributes tab Toggle Font Preview preference Select next field Select previous field Toggle forward through tabs Toggle backward through tabs Exit/Apply Exit/Cancel Display Space/Align tab Shift+display the Font drop-down menu Tab Shift+Tab +Option+; (semicolon) +Option+, (comma) Return or Enter +. (period) or Escape +, (comma) +Option+Shift+M Option+F11 +Option+M

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Page Layout palette
Display/hide palette Display Insert Pages context menu Display Insert Pages dialog box Display absolute page number Option+F11 Control+click in the palette Option+drag master page into the layout area of the palette Option+click page

Style Sheets palette
Display/hide palette Display Edit Style Sheet context menu Display Edit Style Sheet dialog box Apply No Style, then style sheet (apply to paragraph attributes only) Option+F11 Control+click style sheet +click style sheet Option+click style sheet Option+Shift+click paragraph style sheet

Colors palette
Display/hide palette Display Colors dialog box Display Edit Colors context menu Option+F11 +click color name Control+click color name

Trap Information palette
Display/hide palette Option+F11

Lists palette
Display/hide palette Option+F11

Index palette
Display palette Select Text field Click Add button Click Add Reversed button Edit selected index entry +F +Option+I +Option+Shift+I Option+click Add button Double-click

Find/Change palette
Display palette Close palette Change Find Next button to Find First +F +Option+F Option+Find Next

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Project and layout commands (Mac OS)
Tiling and stacking projects
Window menu Tile or Stack at actual size Tile or Stack at fit in window Tile or Stack at thumbnails Shortcut to Window menu Tile or Stack at actual size from title bar Tile or Stack at fit in window from title bar Tile or Stack at thumbnails from title bar Control+Tile/Stack +Tile/Stack Option+Tile/Stack Shift+click title bar Control+Shift+click title bar+Tile/Stack +Shift+click title bar+Tile/Stack Option+Shift+click title bar+Tile/Stack

Displaying pages
Go to Page dialog box Display this page’s master page Display next master page Display previous master page Display Layout (when a master page is displayed) +J Shift+F10 Option+F10 Option+Shift+F10 Shift+F10

Changing views
Access View Percentage field Any view to Actual Size Any view to Fit in Window Any view to 200% Toggle between 100% and 200% Fit largest spread in window Zoom in Zoom out Zoom in (not available when Text Content tool is selected) Zoom out (not available when Text Content tool is selected) Control+V +1 +0 +Option+click +Option+click Option+Fit in Window or +Option+0 (zero) Control+Shift+click/drag Control+Option+click/drag + + (plus) + - (hyphen)

Redrawing the screen
Stop redraw Force redraw +. (period) +Option+. (period)

Deleting ruler guides
Delete horizontal ruler guides Delete vertical ruler guides Option+click horizontal ruler Option+click vertical ruler

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Closing projects
Close project window Close all project windows +W Option+click close box or +Option+W

Scrolling
With Pan tool Enable Live Scroll (Input Settings preference off) Disable Live Scroll (Input Settings preference on) To start of text To end of text Up one screen Down one screen To first page To last page To previous page To next page Extended keyboard Start of layout End of layout Up one screen Down one screen To first page To last page To previous page To next page Home End Page Up Page Down Shift+Home Shift+End Shift+Page Up Shift+Page Down Option+drag Option+drag scroll box Option+drag scroll box Control+A Control+D Page Up Page Down Shift+Home Shift+End Shift+Page Up Shift+Page Down

Navigating among layouts
Cycle through layouts +`

Navigating among projects
Cycle through project windows +~

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Item commands (Mac OS)
Selecting/deselecting items
Select item at back or behind Select multiple items or points Deselect all items +Option+Shift+click where items overlap Shift+click Escape

Creating, resizing, and rotating items
Constrain to square or circle while creating a box Constrain proportions while resizing Scale contents while resizing item Resize relative to center Resize multiple items (requires multiple selection) Constrain item rotation to 0°/45°/90° Constrain straight line angle to 0°/45°/90° Duplicate item while dragging Press Shift while creating Shift+drag handle +drag handle Option+drag handle Press  before dragging handle Press Shift while rotating Shift+while creating or resizing line Option+drag

Modifying line width
Increase Preset range 1 point Decrease Preset range 1 point +Shift+, (comma) +Option+Shift+, (comma) +Shift+. (period) +Option+Shift+. (period)

Editing Bézier items and paths
Add Bézier point Delete Bézier point Invoke Select Point mode from Bézier Pen tool Invoke Convert Point mode from Bézier Pen tool Invoke Convert Point mode while dragging Bézier handle Retract Bézier handle Delete active Bézier point Select all points on Bézier item or path Invoke Item mode from Bézier Pen tool Constrain active point to 45° movement Constrain active curve handle to 45° movement Convert Bézier line to filled-center Bézier box Click segment with Bézier Pen tool Click point with Bézier Pen tool  Option Option+drag Option+click control handle Delete (Select Point tool must be selected) Double click point with Select Point tool +Option Shift+drag point Shift+drag curve handle Option+ Item > Shape > [Bézier shape]

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Moving items
With no constraints With horizontal/vertical constraints Drag (Item tool) or +drag (Text Content tool or Picture Content tool) Shift+drag (Item tool) or +Shift+drag (Text Content tool or Picture Content tool)

Nudging items (Item tool)
Move 1 point Move 1/10 point Move 10 points (amount configurable in Preferences) Arrow keys Option+arrow keys Shift+arrow keys

Aligning items (Item tool)
Center align (horizontally) two or more items with each other Center align (vertically) two or more items with each other Left align two or more items relative to each other Right align two or more items relative to each other Top align two or more items relative to each other Bottom align two or more items relative to each other Center align (horizontally) one or more selected items relative to the page Center align (vertical) one or more selected items relative to the page Left align one or more selected items relative to the page Right align one or more selected items relative to the page Bottom align one or more selected items relative to the page Top align one or more selected items relative to the page +Shift+ +Shift+ +Shift+ +Shift+ +Shift+ ] +] + + + + +Shift+ [ +[

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Text commands (Mac OS)
Applying drop shadows to items
Drop Shadow tab of the Modify dialog box +Option+Shift+D

Adding automatic page numbers in text box
Previous box page number character Automatic page number character Next box page number character +2 +3 +4

Updating text flow in a layout
Reflow text as current version of QuarkXPress Option+Open in Open dialog box

Changing language
Force apply a language (override language locking) Option+select a language in the Language drop-down menu

Changing font
Font field in Measurements palette Previous font Next font Force apply a font (override font locking) +Option+Shift+M Option+Shift+F9 Option+F9 Option+select a font in the Font menu

Entering one font character
Symbol font character Zapf Dingbats font character +Option+Q +Option+Z

Modifying font size
Increase Preset range 1 point Decrease Preset range 1 point Resize interactively Proportional relative to center Proportional Nonproportional +Option+Shift+drag handle +Shift+drag handle +drag handle +Shift+, (comma) +Option+Shift+, (comma) +Shift+. (period) +Option+Shift+. (period)

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Modifying horizontal/vertical scaling
Increase 5% 1% Decrease 5% 1% +[ +Option+[ +] +Option+]

Modifying kerning/tracking
Increase 1/20 em 1/200 em Decrease 1/20 em 1/200 em +Shift+[ +Option+Shift+[ +Shift+] +Option+Shift+]

Modifying word space tracking
Increase .05 em .005 em Decrease .05 em .005 em +Control+Shift+[ +Control+Option+Shift+[ +Control+Shift+] +Control+Option+Shift+]

Modifying baseline shift
Up 1 point Down 1 point +Option+Shift+= +Option+Shift+ - (hyphen)

Modifying leading
Increase 1 point 1/10 point Decrease 1 point 1/10 point +Shift+; (semicolon) +Option+Shift+; (semicolon) +Shift+’ (apostrophe) +Option+Shift+’ (apostrophe)

Copying paragraph attributes
Apply a paragraph’s formatting to the paragraph that contains the insertion point or the selected text Option+Shift+click the paragraph with the desired formatting

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Dragging and dropping text
Drag text (Input Settings preference off) Drag+copy text (Input Settings preference on) Drag+copy text (Input Settings preference off) +Control+drag Shift+drag +Control+Shift+drag

Clicking buttons when checking spelling
Look up Skip Add Add all suspect words to auxiliary dictionary +L +S +A Option+Shift+click Done button

Searching for text
Wild card (Find only) (\?) Tab New paragraph (\p) New line (soft return) (\n) New column (\c) New box (\b) Previous box page number character (\2) Automatic page number character (\3) Next box page number character (\4) Punctuation space Flex space (\f) Backslash (\\) Indent here Discretionary new line Discretionary hyphen Em space En space 3-per-em space 4-per-em space 6-per-em space Figure space Hair space Thin space Zero-width space Word joiner Glyph without Unicode value +/ \t +Return +Shift+Return +Enter +Shift+Enter +2 +3 +4 +. (period) +Shift+F +\ \i \d \h \m \e \5 \$ \^ \8 \{ \[ \z \j \~

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Searching for text
Straight single quotation mark when Smart Quotes is on Straight double quotation mark when Smart Quotes is on Curly quotation mark ' " Paste into field

Special characters
Indent here Discretionary new line New paragraph New line (soft return) New column New box Right-indent tab Registered symbol (®) Copyright symbol (©) Trademark symbol (™) Bullet (•) Apple® logo character Pound symbol Euro symbol Yen symbol Division symbol +\ +Return Return Shift+Return Enter Shift+Enter Option+Tab Option+R Option+G Option+2 Option+8 Option+Shift+K Option+3 Option+Shift+2 Option+Y Option+/ (forward slash)

Hyphens and dashes
Breaking standard hyphen Nonbreaking standard hyphen Discretionary (soft) hyphen Do not hyphenate word Nonbreaking en dash Breaking em dash Nonbreaking em dash - (hyphen) += + - (hyphen)  + - (hyphen) immediately before word  Option+ - (hyphen) Option+Shift+ - (hyphen) +Option+=

Spaces
Breaking standard space Nonbreaking standard space Breaking en space Nonbreaking en space Breaking flexible space Nonbreaking flexible space Space +5 Option+Space +Option+Space or +Option+5 Option+Shift+Space +Option+Shift+Space

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Spaces
Breaking punctuation space Nonbreaking punctuation space Breaking em space Nonbreaking em space Breaking thin space Nonbreaking thin space Shift+Space +Shift+Space +6 +Option+6 +7 +Option+7

Moving the text insertion point
Previous character Next character Previous line Next line Previous word Next word Previous paragraph Next paragraph Start of line End of line Start of story End of story Delete Shift+Delete   +Delete +Shift+Delete + + +Option+ +Option+ +Option+ +Option+

Selecting characters
Previous character Next character Previous line Next line Previous word Next word Previous paragraph Next paragraph Start of line End of line Start of story End of story Delete Shift+Delete Shift+ Shift+ +Delete +Shift+Delete +Shift+ +Shift+ +Option+Shift+ +Option+Shift+ +Option+Shift+ +Option+Shift+

Clicking the mouse to select text
Position text insertion point Select word One click Two clicks in the word

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Clicking the mouse to select text
Select word and its period, comma, etc. Select line Select paragraph Select story Two clicks between word and punctuation Three clicks Four clicks Five clicks

Deleting characters
Previous character Next character Next character (extended keyboard) Previous word Next word Selected characters Delete Shift+Delete [Forward delete key] +Delete +Shift+Delete Delete

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Picture commands (Mac OS)
Importing pictures
Import EPS without adding spot colors Reimport all pictures in project +Open in Import dialog box +Open in Open dialog box

Scaling pictures
Increase scale 5% Decrease scale 5% +Option+Shift+. (period) +Option+Shift+, (comma)

Resizing boxes and pictures
Resize maintaining aspect ratio Resize from center, maintaining aspect ratio Resize box and scale picture Resize relative to center Rotate picture content relative to center Shift+drag handle Option+Shift+drag handle +drag box handle Option+drag handle Option+drag rotation handle

Centering and fitting pictures
Center Fit to box Fit to box maintaining proportions +Shift+M +Shift+F +Option+Shift+F

Nudging pictures (Content tool)
Left 1 point Left 1/10 point Right 1 point Right 1/10 point Up 1 point Up 1/10 point Down 1 point Down 1/10 point  Option+  Option+  Option+  Option+

Modifying pictures
Picture Halftone Specifications dialog box Change Update button to Update All in the Pictures pane of the Usage dialog box Apply Negative/Invert picture style +Shift+ - (hyphen) +Shift+H Option+click Update button

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