Keyboard Shortcuts: balsamiq mockups

Working with Controls
Add to selection Toggle selection Select All Edit the selected control’s text Resize, maintanining aspect ratio Disable snap during move/resize Use hand tool Nudge selection 2px Nudge selection 20px Nudge-resize selection 2px Nudge-resize selection 20px Send selection forward/backward Send selection to top/bottom Clone selection Undo last command Redo last command Cut the selected controls Copy the selected controls Paste Paste In Place Delete the selected controls Duplicate the selected controls Select All Group the selected controls Ungroup the selected groups Lock the selected controls Unlock all locked controls Align selected controls left Align selected controls center Align selected controls right Align selected controls top Align selected controls middle Align selected controls bottom Shift+Click Ctrl+Click Shift+A Enter or F2 Hold down Shift Hold down Ctrl Spacebar+Drag

Working with Mockup Files
New blank mockup New clone of current mockup Open a mockup file Save the current mockup file Save all open mockups Close current mockup Close all mockups Export this mockup’s xml Import mockup Export snapshot to clipboard Export snapshot to png Export all snapshots to png Print mockup Quit Balsamiq Mockups Loop through all open files Ctrl+N Ctrl+Shift+N Ctrl+O Ctrl+S Ctrl+Shift+S Ctrl+W Ctrl+Shift+W Ctrl+E Ctrl+Shift+E Ctrl+Shift+C Ctrl+R Ctrl+Shift+R Ctrl+P Ctrl+Q Ctrl+Tab / Ctrl+Shift+Tab

 Shift+ Ctrl+Alt+ Ctrl+Alt+Shift+ Ctrl+ Ctrl+Shift+
Alt+Drag Ctrl+Z Ctrl+Y Ctrl+X Ctrl+C Ctrl+V Ctrl+Shift+V Delete or Backspace Ctrl+D Ctrl+A Ctrl+G Ctrl+Shift+G Ctrl+2 Ctrl+Alt+2 Ctrl+Alt+1 Ctrl+Alt+Shift+2 Ctrl+Alt+3 Ctrl+Alt+4 Ctrl+Alt+5 Ctrl+Alt+6

Hide/Show the UI Library Enter Full Screen View Exit Full Screen View Zoom in Zoom out Zoom to actual size Zoom to fit Ctrl+L Ctrl+F Escape Ctrl++ (plus sign) Ctrl+- (minus sign) Ctrl+1 Ctrl+0

Editing Text
Edit selected control’s text Commit the current edit Enter or F2 Enter (single-line controls), Ctrl+Enter (multi-line), or Click anywhere outside control

Cancel/revert the current edit Escape

Quick Add
Send focus to Quick Add Navigate the Suggestion List Close the Suggestion List Send focus back to the Canvas / ( fwd slash) or + (plus sign)

Dynamic Text Commands

(Type these into a Text or Paragraph control)

Escape Escape

Lorem-Ipsum generator type lorem (no curly braces) Show full path of current mockup type {mockup-path} Show current mockup name type {mockup-name}

Working with Icons
Navigate the Suggestion List Use the selected icon Close the Suggestion List Close the Icons Library

Text Formatting Markup

(To format only part of the text of any text control)

Enter Escape Escape

created by Adrienne L. Travis —

italic: surround with underscores −text− To type a literal faux link: surround with brackets [text] *, −, -, [ or ] in a control, escape it by prefixing it bold: surround with asterisks *text* with a \ (backslash): disabled: surround with hyphens -text- \*, \−, \-, \[, \] colored text: tag text as follows — {color:#97121d}text{color} The #97121d is the color in hex form, just like html. The macro will work with or without the # sign.

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