129 Shortcuts for Adobe Illustrator CC (MacOS)  [edit]

minusplus1. Drawing Shortcuts
Shift+Drag Constrain Shape proportion/orientation
Option+Drag Draw from center of shape/Keep the sides of star straight
Drag+Hold Command Keep inner radius of star constant
Drag+Up Arrow Increase/Decrease polygon side,star points,arc angle,spiral,flare rays
Drag+Hold C Switch Open/Closed arc
Drag+Hold F Flip arc
Spacebar+Drag Move shape while drawing
Drag+F Decrease skew value for horizontal dividers in rectangular grid/radial divider in polar grid by 10%
Drag+V Increase skew value for horizontal dividers in rectangular grid/radial divider in polar grid by 10%
Drag+X Decrease skew value for vertical dividers in rectangular grid/concentric divider in polar grid by 10%
Drag+C Increase skew value for vertical dividers in rectangular grid/concentric divider in polar grid by 10%
Drag+Up Arrow/down arrow Add/Remove horizontal lines from grid
Drag+Right Arrow/Left Arrow Add/Remove vertical lines from grid
Drag then Command+Drag Change decay rate of spiral
Drag then Option+Drag Add/Subtract winds from spiral while increasing length
] Increase size of Blob brush
[ Decrease size of Blob brush
Shift Constrain Blob brush horizontal/vertical
Shift+D Switch through drawing modes
Select Path then Command+J Join two or more path
Select Path then Shift+Command+Option+J Create corner/smooth join
Shift+P Perspective Grid Tool
Shift+V Perspective Selection Tool
Command+Shift+I Perspective Grid
Command+Option+Drag Copying objects in perspective
5 then Click+Drag Moving objects perpendicularly

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minusplus2. Selecting Shortcuts
Command Switch to last used selection tools
Option Switch Direct/Group selection tools
Shift+Click Add/Subtract with various tools
Option+Click Subtract from selection with magic wand tool
Shift+Drag Add to selection with Lasso tool
Option+Drag Subtract from selection with Lasso tool
Caps Change pointer to cross hair for Lasso tool
Command+Option+A Select artwork in active artboard
Command+C+O Create crop marks around selected object
PressCommand+Click twicw Select behind an object
Command+Click twice Select behind in isolation mode

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minusplus3. Selectiong Tool
V Selection tool
A Direct selection tool
Y magic wind tool
Q Lasso tool
P Pen tool
Shift+B Blob brush tool
+/- Add/Delete anchor point tool
Shift+C Convert anchor point tool
T Type tool
\ Line segment tool
M Rectangle tool
L Ellipse tool
B Paintbrush tool
N Pencil tool
R Rotate tool
O Reflect tool
S Scale tool
Shift+R Warp tool
Shift+W Width tool
E Free Transform tool
Shift+M Shape builder tool
Shift+P Perspective grid tool
Shift+V Perspective selection tool
Shift+S Symbol sprayer tool
J Column graph tool
U Mesh tool
G Gradient tool
I Eyedropper tool
W Blend tool
Z Zoom tool
H Hand tool
C Scissors tool
Shift+E Eraser tool
Shift+K Slice tool
Shift+L Live paint selection tool
K Live Paint selection tool

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minusplus4. Viewing Artwork
DoubleClick Hand tool Fit imageable area in window
DoubleClick Zoom tool Magnify to double
Spacebar Move zoom marquee while dragging
Command+Shift+H Show/Hide artboards
Command+Option+R Show/hide artboard rulers
Command+Option+Shift+3 Hide unselected network
Esc Exit fullscreen mode
Command+F6 Go to next document
Command+Shift+F6 Go to previous document
Command+Option+F6 Next document group
Command+Option+Shift+F6 Previous document group
Option+V Save Artboard to Illustrator format
Shift+Drag Create artboard in other artboard

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minusplus5. Editing Shapes
Option Switch between various tool
Spacebar+Drag Move current anchor point
Option+Drag Cut a straight line with knife tool
Shift+Option+Drag Cut 45/90 with knife tool
Shift+M Select shape builder tool

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minusplus6. Painting Objects
X Switch fill/stroke
D Set fill and stroke to default
Shift+X Swap fill/stroke
> Select gradient fill mode
< Select color fill mode
/ Select no stroke/fill mode
Command+/ Add new fill
Command+Option+/ Add new stroke
]/[ Incrase/Decrase bristle brush size
1/0 Set Bristle brush paint opacity value(1 increase 10% where 0 increase 100%)

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minusplus7. Panel Shortcuts
Option+Click New Set Options
Option+Click Del Delete without confirm
Tab Show/hide panel
Shift+Tab Show/hide panels except Tools and Control
Shift+Return Apply value and keep textbox active

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minusplus8. Function Key Shortcuts
F1 Help
F2 Cut
F3 Copy
F4 Paste
F5 Show/hide brushes panel
F6 Show/hide color panel
F7 Show/hide layers panel
F8 Create new symbol
Command+F8 Show/hide Info panel
Command+F9 Show/hide gradient panel
Command+F10 Show/hide stroke panel
Command+F11 Show/hide attributes panel
F12 Revert
Shift+F5 Show/hide Graphics styles panel
Shift+F6 Show/hide appearence panel
Shift+F7 Show/hide align panel
Shift+F8 Show/hide transform panel
Shift+Command+F9 Show/hide pathfinder panel
Shift+Command+F10 Show/hide Transparency panel
Shift+Command+F11 Show/hide Symbols panel

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Uploaded by rank17, updated on 2/24/2017