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Friday, July 13, 2012

quark xpress 8 key command guide for windows

general key command_1 (xpress + file + edit menu)

ctrl + alt + shift + y ===== display preferences
ctrl + q ===== quit/exit
ctrl + n ===== new project
ctrl + alt + n ===== new library
ctrl + o ===== open
ctrl + w ===== close
ctrl + s ===== save
ctrl + shift + s ===== save as
ctrl + e ===== import
ctrl + alt + e ===== save text
ctrl + alt + a ===== append
ctrl + alt + shift + s ===== save as eps (format)
ctrl + p ===== print
ctrl + opt + p ===== output job
ctrl + z ===== undo
ctrl + y ===== redo
ctrl + x ===== cut
ctrl + c ===== copy
ctrl + v ===== paste
ctrl + alt + shift + v ===== paste in place
ctrl + a ===== select all
ctrl + f ===== find/change
ctrl + alt + f ===== find/change close
ctrl + alt + y ===== preferences dialog box with paragraph pane
alt + 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
ctrl + alt + j ===== show h and js dialog box

general key command_2 (style menu)

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

general key command_3 (alignment)

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

general key command_4 (item menu)

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

general key command_5 (space/align)

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

general key command_6 (page menu)

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

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

ctrl + l ===== check spelling fi word/selection
ctrl + alt + l ===== check spelling fi story
ctrl + alt + shift + l ===== check spelling fi layout
ctrl + alt + shift + h ===== suggested hyphenation
ctrl + f6/f13 ===== fonts pane
ctrl + alt + f6/alt + f13 ===== pictures pane
ctrl + ; ===== 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
alt + f12 ===== display/hide trap information palette
alt + f11 ===== display/hide lists palette
ctrl + alt + f8 ===== display/hide interactive palette
ctrl + alt + tab ===== display next tab
ctrl + alt + 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)
ctrl + . (period)/esc ===== cancel
ctrl + y ===== yes
ctrl + n ===== no
ctrl + a ===== apply
tab  ctrl + s ===== set button in tabs
shift + click ===== select consecutive items in list
ctrl + 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
alt + f8/ctrl + alt + tab ===== select next tool
alt + shift + f8/ctrl + alt + shift + tab ===== select previous tool

general key command_10 (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
ctrl + alt + m ===== select the font field of space/align tab/classic tab (display palette)
ctrl + alt + 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
ctrl + alt + ; (semi colon) ===== forward through tabs toggle
ctrl + alt + , (comma) ===== backward through tabs toggle
return/enter ===== exit/apply
ctrl + . (period)/escape ===== exit/cancel
ctrl + , (comma) ===== display space/align tab

general key command_11 (page layout + measurements + style sheets palette)

f10 ===== display/hide palette
control + click in the palette ===== insert pages context menu view/display
alt + drag master page into the palette layout area ===== insert pages dialog box view/display
alt + click page ===== absolute page number view/display
f9 ===== display/hide palette
ctrl + alt + 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
ctrl + click style sheet ===== edit style sheet dialog box view/display
alt + click style sheet ===== apply no style
alt + shift + click paragraph style sheet ===== paragraph attributes only apply

general key command_12 (colors + trap information + lists + index palette)

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

general key command_13 (find/change palette + window menu)

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

general key command_14 (displaying pages + changing views)

ctrl + j ===== page dialog box go to
shift + f10 ===== this page’s master view/display
alt + f10 ===== next master page view/display
alt + shift + f10 ===== previous master page view/display
shift + f10 ===== layout  view/display
ctrl + 1 ===== actual size
ctrl + 0 ===== fit in window
ctrl + alt + click ===== 200%
ctrl + alt + click ===== toggle between 100% to 200%
ctrl + alt + 0 (zero) ===== fit largest spread

general key command_15 (redrawing the screen + ruler guides + closing projects + scrolling)

ctrl + . (period) ===== redraw stop
ctrl + alt + . (period) ===== redraw force
alt + click horizontal ruler ===== horizontal ruler guides delete
alt + click vertical ruler ===== vertical ruler guides delete
ctrl + w ===== close 
alt + click close box/ctrl + alt + w ===== close all
alt + drag ===== with pan tool
alt + drag scroll box ===== live scroll enable
alt + drag scroll box ===== live scroll disable

general key command_16 (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
ctrl + ’ (apostrophe) ===== cycle through layouts
ctrl + ~ ===== cycle through project windows
ctrl + alt + shift + click where items overlap ===== select item at behind/back
shift + click ===== select multiple points/items

general key command_17 (deselect all items escape + increase + decrease + applying drop shadows to items)

shift + drag handle ===== while resizing constrain proportions
ctrl + drag handle ===== while resizing item scale contents
alt + drag handle ===== to center re-size relative
dragging handle + ctrl ===== 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
alt + drag ===== while dragging duplicate item
ctrl + shift + . (period) ===== preset rang
ctrl + alt + shift + . (period) ===== 1 point
ctrl + shift + , (comma) ===== preset range
ctrl + alt + shift + , (comma) ===== 1 point
ctrl + alt + shift + d ===== modify dialog box's drop shadow tab
ctrl + 2 ===== previous box page number character
ctrl + 3 ===== page number character automatic
ctrl + 4 ===== next box page number character

general key command_18 (changing language + changing font + modifying horizontal/vertical scaling)

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

general key command_19 (copying paragraph attributes + clicking buttons when checking spelling + searching for text)

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

general key command_20 (spaces + importing pictures)

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