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Friday, January 20, 2012

quark xpress 8 key command guide for mac

general key command_1 (xpress + file + edit menu)

control + option + e/option + about quark xpress ===== quark xpress ®'s window/environment
cmd + option + shift + y ===== display preferences
cmd + q ===== quit/exit
cmd + n ===== new project
cmd + option + n ===== new library
cmd + o ===== open
cmd + w ===== close
cmd + s ===== save
cmd + shift + s ===== save as
option + revert ===== revert
cmd + e ===== import
cmd + option + e ===== save text
cmd + option + a ===== append
cmd + option + shift + s ===== save as eps (format)
cmd + p ===== print
cmd + option + p ===== output job
cmd + z ===== undo
cmd + y/cmd + z/cmd + shift + z ===== redo
cmd + x ===== cut
cmd + c ===== copy
cmd + v ===== paste
cmd + option + shift + v ===== paste in place
cmd + a ===== select all
cmd + f ===== find/change
cmd + option + f ===== find/change close
cmd + option + y ===== preferences dialog box with paragraph pane
option + shift + f12 ===== preferences dialog box with trapping pane
tools palette double-click tool ===== preferences dialog box with tools pane
shift + f11 ===== show style sheet's dialog box
shift + f12 ===== show color's dialog box
cmd + option + j ===== show h and js dialog box

general key command_2 (style menu)

cmd + shift + \ ===== size fi other
cmd + shift + p ===== plain
cmd + shift + b ===== bold
cmd + shift + i ===== italic
cmd + shift + u ===== underline
cmd + shift + w ===== word underline
cmd + shift + / ===== strike through
cmd + shift + o ===== outline
cmd + shift + y ===== shadow
cmd + shift + k ===== all caps
cmd + shift + h ===== small caps
cmd + shift + = (equal) ===== superscript
cmd + shift +  - (hyphen) ===== subscript
cmd + shift + v ===== superior
cmd + shift + g ===== ligatures
cmd + shift + d ===== character attributes dialog box
cmd + option + shift + t ===== change story direction
cmd + option + r ===== rubi
cmd + shift + g ===== group characters

general key command_3 (alignment)

cmd + shift + l ===== left
cmd + shift + c ===== center
cmd + shift + r ===== right
cmd + shift + j ===== justify
cmd + option + shift + j ===== force
cmd + shift + e ===== leading
cmd + shift + f ===== formats
cmd + shift + t ===== tab
cmd + shift + n ===== rule
shift + display ===== toggle font previews preference
cmd + shift + h ===== halftone
cmd + shift + m ===== center picture
cmd + shift + f ===== stretch picture to fit box
cmd + option + shift + f ===== scale picture to box (proportionally)
cmd + shift + \ ===== width fi other

general key command_4 (item menu)

cmd + m ===== modify
cmd + b ===== frame
cmd + t ===== runaround
cmd + option + t ===== clipping
cmd + option + shift + d ===== drop shadow
cmd + d ===== duplicate
cmd + option + r ===== step and repeat
cmd + option + d ===== step and repeat
cmd + k ===== delete
cmd + g ===== group
cmd + u ===== un-group
f6 ===== lock position/unlock position
shift + f5 ===== send to back
f5 ===== bring to front
option + item ===== bring forward fi
option + f5 ===== bring to front
option + item ===== send backward fi
option + shift + f5 ===== send to back

general key command_5 (space/align)

cmd + option + / ===== apply last
cmd + f ===== left align (item relative)
shift + cmd + f ===== left align (page relative)
cmd + g ===== right align (item relative)
shift + cmd + g ===== right align (page relative)
cmd + [ ===== center align horizontal (item relative)
shift + cmd + [ ===== center align horizontal (page relative)
cmd + ] ===== center align vertical (item relative)
shift + cmd + ] ===== center align vertical (page relative)
cmd + h ===== top align (item relative)
shift + cmd + h ===== top align (page relative)
cmd + i ===== bottom align (item relative)
shift + cmd + i ===== bottom align (page relative)
cmd + , (comma) ===== display space/align tab of measurements palette
option +  item fi ===== shape (convert bézier line to filled-center bézier box)
option + f4 ===== run around
option + shift + f4 ===== clipping path
option + f1 ===== corner point
option + f2 ===== smooth point
option + f3 ===== symmetrical point
option + shift + f1 ===== straight segment
option + shift + f2 ===== curved segment

general key command_6 (page menu)

cmd + j ===== go to page dialog box
shift + f10 ===== display this page’s master page
option + f10 ===== display next master page
option + shift + f10 ===== display previous master page
shift + f10 ===== display layout (when a master page is displayed)
cmd + option + shift + a ===== page properties (when a web layout is active)
cmd + option + shift + p ===== layout properties dialog box
cmd + 0 (zero) ===== fit in window
cmd + option + 0 (zero) ===== fit largest spread
cmd + 1 ===== actual size
shift + f6/option + shift + f6 ===== thumbnails
f7 ===== display/hide guides
option + f7 ===== display/hide page grids
cmd + option + f7 ===== display/hide text box grids
shift + f7 ===== snap to guides
option + shift + f7 ===== snap to page grids
cmd + r ===== display/hide rulers
cmd + i ===== display/hide invisible

general key command_7 (utilities + window menu + tabs in dialog boxes)

cmd + l ===== check spelling fi word/selection
cmd + option + l ===== check spelling fi story
cmd + option + shift + l ===== check spelling fi layout
cmd + option + shift + h ===== suggested hyphenation
cmd + f6/f13 ===== fonts pane
cmd + option + f6/option + f13 ===== pictures pane
cmd + ; ===== line check fi next line
f8 ===== display/hide tools palette
f9 ===== display/hide measurements palette
f10 ===== display/hide page layout palette
f11 ===== display/hide style sheets palette
f12 ===== display/hide colors palette
option + f12 ===== display/hide trap information palette
option + f11 ===== display/hide lists palette
cmd + option + f8 ===== display/hide interactive palette
cmd + option + tab ===== display next tab
cmd + option + shift + tab ===== display previous tab
tab ===== select next field
shift + tab ===== select previous field
double-click ===== select field with text insertion bar
– (hyphen) ===== subtraction
* ===== multiplication
/ ===== division

general key command_8 (buttons)

return/enter ===== ok (bordered button)
cmd + . (period)/esc ===== cancel
cmd + y ===== yes
cmd + n ===== no
cmd + a ===== apply
tab  cmd + s ===== set button in tabs
shift + click ===== select consecutive items in list
cmd + click ===== select nonconsecutive items in list
f8 ===== display/hide palette
double-click tool ===== display tools pane of preferences
shift + f8 ===== switch between item tool and picture/text content tool
option + f8/cmd + option + tab ===== select next tool
option + shift + f8/cmd + option + shift + tab ===== select previous tool
control + select tool ===== move tool to main palette
control + click tool ===== move tool into pop-up tool list

general key command_9 (tool + measurements palette)

v ===== item tool
t ===== text tools
r ===== picture content tool
b ===== box tools
l ===== line tool
p ===== pen tools
g ===== table tool
z ===== zoom tool
x ===== pan tool
f9 ===== display/hide palette
cmd + option + m ===== select the font field of space/align tab/classic tab (display palette)
cmd + option + shift + m ===== select the font field of character attributes/classic tab
shift + display ===== font preview preference toggle
tab ===== next field select
shift + tab ===== previous field select
cmd + option + ; (semi colon) ===== forward through tabs toggle
cmd + option + , (comma) ===== backward through tabs toggle
return/enter ===== exit/apply
cmd + . (period)/escape ===== exit/cancel
cmd + , (comma) ===== display space/align tab

general key command_10 (page layout + measurements + style sheets palette)

f10 ===== display/hide palette
control + click in the palette ===== insert pages context menu view/display
option + drag master page into the palette layout area ===== insert pages dialog box view/display
option + click page ===== absolute page number view/display
f9 ===== display/hide palette
cmd + option + m ===== select the font field of space/align tab/classic tab
f11 ===== palette display/hide
control + click style sheet ===== edit style sheet context menu view/display
cmd + click style sheet ===== edit style sheet dialog box view/display
option + click style sheet ===== apply no style
option + shift + click paragraph style sheet ===== paragraph attributes only apply

general key command_11 (colors + trap information + lists + index palette)

f12 ===== palette display/hide
cmd + click color name ===== colors dialog box view/display
control + click color name ===== edit colors context menu view/display
option + f12 ===== palette display/hide
option + f11 ===== palette display/hide
cmd + option + i ===== palette view/display
cmd + option + i ===== text field select
cmd + option + shift + i ===== add button click
option + click add button ===== add reversed button click
double-click ===== selected index entry edit

general key command_12 (find/change palette + window menu)

cmd + f ===== palette view/display
cmd + option + f ===== palette close
option + find next ===== find next button to find first change
control + tile/stack ===== stack/tile at actual size
cmd + tile/stack ===== stack/tile at fit in window
option + tile/stack ===== stack/tile at thumbnails
shift + click title bar ===== shortcut to window menu
control + shift + click title bar + tile/stack ===== stack/tile at actual size
cmd + shift + click title bar + tile/stack ===== stack/tile at fit in window
option + shift + click title bar + tile/stack ===== stack/tile at thumbnails

general key command_13 (displaying pages + changing views)

cmd + j ===== page dialog box go to
page shift + f10 ===== this page’s master view/display
option + f10 ===== next master page view/display
option + shift + f10 ===== previous master page view/display
shift + f10 ===== layout  view/display
control + v ===== view percentage field access
cmd + 1 ===== actual size
cmd + 0 ===== fit in window
cmd + option + click ===== 200%
cmd + option + click ===== toggle between 100% to 200%
cmd + option + 0 (zero) ===== fit largest spread
control + shift + click/drag ===== zoom in
control + option + click/drag ===== zoom out
(not available when text content tool is selected) cmd + +  (plus) ===== zoom in
(not available when text content tool is selected) cmd + - (hyphen) ===== zoom out

general key command_14 (redrawing the screen + ruler guides + closing projects + scrolling)

cmd + . (period) ===== redraw stop
cmd + option + . (period) ===== redraw force
option + click horizontal ruler ===== horizontal ruler guides delete
option + click vertical ruler ===== vertical ruler guides delete
cmd + w ===== close 
option + click close box/cmd + option + w ===== close all
option + drag ===== with pan tool
option + drag scroll box ===== live scroll enable
option + drag scroll box ===== live scroll disable
control + a ===== start of text
control + d ===== end of text
control + k ===== one screen up
control + l ===== one screen down
control + shift + a ===== to first page
control + shift + d ===== to last page
control + shift + k ===== to previous page
control + shift + l ===== to next page

general key command_15 (extended keyboard + navigating among layouts + navigating among projects + selecting/deselecting items)

home ===== start of layout
end ===== end of layout
page up ===== one screen up
page down ===== one screen down
shift + home ===== to first page
shift + end ===== to last page
shift + page up ===== to previous page
shift + page down ===== to next page
cmd + ’ (apostrophe) ===== cycle through layouts
cmd + ~ ===== cycle through project windows
cmd + option + shift + click where items overlap ===== select item at behind/back
shift + click ===== select multiple points/items

general key command_16 (deselect all items escape + increase + decrease + applying drop shadows to items)

shift + drag handle ===== while resizing constrain proportions
cmd + drag handle ===== while resizing item scale contents
option + drag handle ===== to center re-size relative
dragging handle + cmd ===== multiple items re-size
while rotating 0°/45°/90° + shift  ===== rotation constrain item
while creating/re-sizing line 0°/45°/90° + shift ===== angle constrain straight line
option + drag ===== while dragging duplicate item
cmd + shift + . (period) ===== preset rang
cmd + option + shift + . (period) ===== 1 point
cmd + shift + , (comma) ===== preset range
cmd + option + shift + , (comma) ===== 1 point
cmd + option + shift + d ===== modify dialog box's drop shadow tab
cmd + 2 ===== previous box page number character
cmd + 3 ===== page number character automatic
cmd + 4 ===== next box page number character

general key command_17 (changing language + changing font + modifying horizontal/vertical scaling)

select a language in the language drop-down + option ===== a language force apply
cmd + option + shift + m ===== measurements palette's font field
option + shift + f9 ===== previous font
option + f9 ===== next font
select a font in the font menu + option ===== a font force apply cmd + option + q ===== symbol font character
cmd + option + z ===== zap dingbats font character
cmd + shift + . (period) ===== preset range
cmd + option + shift + . (period) ===== 1 point
cmd + shift + , (comma) ===== preset range
cmd + option + shift + , (comma) ===== 1 point
cmd + option + shift + drag handle ===== center proportional relative
cmd + shift + drag handle ===== proportional
cmd + drag handle ===== non proportional
cmd + ] ===== 5%
cmd + option + ] ===== 1%
cmd + [ ===== 5%
cmd + option + [ ===== 1%
cmd + shift + ] ===== 1/20 em
cmd + option + shift + ] ===== 1/200 em
cmd + shift + [ ===== 1/20 em
cmd + option + shift + [ ===== 1/200 em
cmd + option + shift + =    ===== 1 point up
cmd + option + shift +  - (hyphen) ===== 1 point down
cmd + shift + ’ (apostrophe) ===== 1 point
cmd + option + shift + ’ (apostrophe) ===== 1/10 point
cmd + shift + ; (semicolon) ===== 1 point
cmd + option + shift + ; (semicolon) ===== 1/10 point

general key command_18 (copying paragraph attributes + clicking buttons when checking spelling + searching for text)

option + shift + click the paragraph ===== a paragraph’s formatting apply
cmd + l ===== look up
cmd + s ===== skip
cmd + a ===== add
option + shift + click done button ===== auxiliary dictionary add all suspect words
cmd + / ===== wild card
\ or t ===== tab
cmd + return ===== new paragraph
cmd + shift + return ===== new line
cmd + enter ===== new column
cmd + shift + enter ===== new box
cmd + 2 ===== previous box page number character
cmd + 3 ===== page number character automatic
cmd + 4 ===== next box page number character
cmd + . (period) ===== punctuation space
cmd + shift + f ===== flex space
cmd + \ ===== backslash
cmd + \ ===== indent here
cmd + return ===== discretionary new line
return ===== new paragraph
shift + return ===== new line (soft return)
enter ===== new column
shift + enter ===== new box
option + tab ===== right-indent tab
option + r ===== registered symbol (®)
option + g ===== copyright symbol (©)
option + 2 ===== trademark symbol (™)
option + 8 ===== bullet (•)
option + shift + k ===== apple ® logo character
option + 3 ===== pound symbol
option + shift + 2 ===== euro symbol
option + y ===== yen symbol
option + / (forward slash) ===== division symbol
- (hyphen) ===== breaking standard hyphen
cmd + = (equal) ===== non breaking standard hyphen
cmd +  - (hyphen) ===== discretionary (soft) hyphen
cmd +  - (hyphen) before word ===== not hyphenate word
option +  - (hyphen) ===== non breaking en dash
option + shift +  - (hyphen) ===== breaking em dash
cmd + option + = (equal) ===== non breaking em dash

general key command_19 (spaces + importing pictures)

space ===== breaking standard space
cmd + 5 ===== non breaking standard space
option + space ===== breaking en space
cmd + option + space/cmd + option + 5 ===== non breaking en space
option + shift + space ===== breaking flexible space
cmd + option + shift + space ===== non breaking flexible space
shift + space ===== breaking punctuation space
cmd + shift + space ===== non breaking punctuation space
cmd + 6 ===== breaking em space
cmd + option + 6 ===== non breaking em space
cmd + 7 ===== breaking thin space
cmd + option + 7 ===== non breaking thin space
f ===== previous character
g ===== next character
h ===== previous line
i ===== next line
cmd + f ===== previous word
cmd + g ===== next word
cmd + h ===== previous paragraph
cmd + i ===== next paragraph
cmd + option + f ===== start of line
cmd + option + g ===== end of line
cmd + option + h ===== start of story
cmd + option + i ===== end of story
shift + f ===== previous character
shift + g ===== next character
shift + h ===== previous line
shift + i ===== next line
cmd + shift + f ===== previous word
cmd + shift + g ===== next word
cmd + shift + h ===== previous paragraph
cmd + shift + i ===== next paragraph
cmd + option + shift + f ===== start of line
cmd + option + shift + g ===== end of line
cmd + option + shift + h ===== start of story
cmd + option + shift + i ===== end of story
delete ===== delete previous character
shift + delete ===== delete next character
cmd + delete ===== delete previous word
cmd + shift + delete ===== delete next word
delete ===== delete selected characters
open in import dialog box + cmd ===== without adding spot colors import eps
open in open dialog box + cmd ===== all pictures re-import
cmd + option + shift + . (period) ===== picture scale 5% increase
cmd + option + shift + , (comma) ===== picture scale 5% decrease
shift + drag handle ===== maintaining aspect ratio picture re-size
cmd + drag box handle ===== picture scale/re-size box
option + drag handle ===== relative to center picture re-size
option + drag rotation handle ===== relative to center pictures rotate
cmd + shift + m ===== picture center fitting
cmd + shift + f ===== picture fit to box fitting
cmd + option + shift + f ===== picture fit to box maintaining proportions fitting
shift + f ===== picture left 1 point fitting
option + f ===== picture left 1/10 point fitting
shift + g ===== picture right 1 point fitting
option + g ===== picture right 1/10 point fitting
shift + h ===== picture up 1 point fitting
option + h ===== picture up 1/10 point fitting
shift + i ===== picture down 1 point fitting
option + i ===== picture down 1/10 point fitting
cmd + shift + h ===== picture halftone specifications dialog box modifying pictures
click update button + option ===== picture update all
cmd + shift +  - (hyphen) ===== picture style negative/invert apply