129 Shortcuts for Adobe Illustrator CC

1. Drawing Shortcuts

Shift+Drag

Constrain Shape proportion/orientation

Alt+Drag

Draw from center of shape/Keep the sides of star straight

Drag+Hold Ctrl

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 Ctrl+Drag

Change decay rate of spiral

Drag then Alt+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 Ctrl+J

Join two or more path

Select Path then Shift+Ctrl+Alt+J

Create corner/smooth join

Shift+P

Perspective Grid Tool

Shift+V

Perspective Selection Tool

Ctrl+Shift+I

Perspective Grid

Ctrl+Alt+Drag

Copying objects in perspective

5 then Click+Drag

Moving objects perpendicularly

2. Selecting Shortcuts

Ctrl

Switch to last used selection tools

Alt

Switch Direct/Group selection tools

Shift+Click

Add/Subtract with various tools

Alt+Click

Subtract from selection with magic wand tool

Shift+Drag

Add to selection with Lasso tool

Alt+Drag

Subtract from selection with Lasso tool

Caps

Change pointer to cross hair for Lasso tool

Ctrl+Alt+A

Select artwork in active artboard

Ctrl+C+O

Create crop marks around selected object

PressCtrl+Click twicw

Select behind an object

Ctrl+Click twice

Select behind in isolation mode

3. 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

4. Viewing Artwork

DoubleClick Hand tool

Fit imageable area in window

DoubleClick Zoom tool

Magnify to double

Spacebar

Move zoom marquee while dragging

Ctrl+Shift+H

Show/Hide artboards

Ctrl+Alt+R

Show/hide artboard rulers

Ctrl+Alt+Shift+3

Hide unselected network

Esc

Exit fullscreen mode

Ctrl+F6

Go to next document

Ctrl+Shift+F6

Go to previous document

Ctrl+Alt+F6

Next document group

Ctrl+Alt+Shift+F6

Previous document group

Alt+V

Save Artboard to Illustrator format

Shift+Drag

Create artboard in other artboard

5. Editing Shapes

Alt

Switch between various tool

Spacebar+Drag

Move current anchor point

Alt+Drag

Cut a straight line with knife tool

Shift+Alt+Drag

Cut 45/90 with knife tool

Shift+M

Select shape builder tool

6. 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

Ctrl+/

Add new fill

Ctrl+Alt+/

Add new stroke

]/[

Incrase/Decrase bristle brush size

1/0

Set Bristle brush paint opacity value(1 increase 10% where 0 increase 100%)

7. Panel Shortcuts

Alt+Click New

Set Options

Alt+Click Del

Delete without confirm

Tab

Show/hide panel

Shift+Tab

Show/hide panels except Tools and Control

Shift+Enter

Apply value and keep textbox active

8. 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

Ctrl+F8

Show/hide Info panel

Ctrl+F9

Show/hide gradient panel

Ctrl+F10

Show/hide stroke panel

Ctrl+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+Ctrl+F9

Show/hide pathfinder panel

Shift+Ctrl+F10

Show/hide Transparency panel

Shift+Ctrl+F11

Show/hide Symbols panel

Created by rank17 on 2/24/2017. Last updated by Bhupendra.c on 10/13/2018

 

1 Comments for 'Adobe Illustrator CC'   

 
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Comment #1 by Muhammad Ishtiaq Jul 21, 2017 at 01:24 am  Reply

Thank you for this hard work . i was looking for this.

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