174 Shortcuts for Inkscape (MacOS)  [edit]

minusplus1. Tools
F1,S Selector
Space Selector (temporary)
F2,N Node tool
F3,Z Zoom tool
F4,R Ractangle tool
F5,E Ellipse/arc tool
F6,F Freehand tool
Shift+F6,B Bezier tool
Command+F6,B Calligraphic tool
Command+F1,G Gradient tool
F7,D Dropper tool
F8,T Text tool
F9,I Spiral tool
Shift+F9 Star tool
Command+F2,O Connector tool

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minusplus2. Dialogs
Shift+Command+F Fill and Stroke
Shift+Command+W Swatches
Shift+Command+T Text and font
Shift+Command+M Transform
Shift+Command+L Layers
Shift+Command+A Align and Distribute
Shift+Command+O Object Properties
Shift+Command+H Undo history
Shift+Command+X XML editor
Shift+Command+D Document preferences
Shift+Command+P Inkscape preferences
Shift+Command+E Export to PNG
Command+F Find
Shift+Option+B Trace bitmap
F12 Toggle dialogs
Esc Return to the canvas
Command+F4/Command+W Close the dialog
Tab Jump to the next widget
Shift+Tab Jump to previous widget
Enter Set the new value
Command+Enter In XML editor, set the attribute value
Space/Enter Activate current button or list
Command+Page Up/Command+Page Down In a multi-tab dialog, switch tabs

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minusplus3. Controls bar
Option+X Jump to the first editable filed
Tab Jump to next field
Shift+Tab Jump to previous field
Arrow Up/Arrow Down Change value by 0.1
Page Up/Page Down Change value by 5.0
Enter Accept the new value
Esc Cancel changes, return to canvas
Command+Z Cancel changes

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minusplus4. Canvas
=/plus Zoom in
- Zoom out
Middle click/Command+Right click Zoom in
Command+Mouse wheel Zoom in or out
Shift+Middle button drag Zoom into the area
Option+Z Activate zoon field
1 Zoom 1:1
2 Zoom 1:2
3 Zoom to selection
4 Zoom to drawing
5 Zoom to page
Command+E/6 Zoom to page width
' Perevious zoom
Shift+' Next zoom
Command+ arrows Scroll canvas
MIddle button drag Pan canvas
Shift+right button drag/Command+right button drag Pan canvas
Mouse wheel Scroll canvas vertically
Shift+Mouse wheel Scroll canvas horizontally
Mouse drag Drag off a ruler to create guide
|/Shift+\ Toggle guides and snapping to guides
#/Shift+3 Toggle grids and snapping to grids
% Toggle snapping on and off
Command+ Keypad 5 Toggle normal/outline mode

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minusplus5. Palette
Click Set fill color on selection
Shift+Click Set stroke color on selection
RIght click Set stroke color on selection
Mouse Drag Drag fill color to objects
Shift+Mouse drag Drag stroke color to objects

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minusplus6. FIle
Command+N Create new document
Command+O Open an SVG document
Shift+Command+E Export to PNG
Command+I Import bitmap or SVG
Command+P Print document
Command+S Save document
Shift+Command+S Save under a new name
Shift+Command+Option+S Save a copy
Command+Q Exit inkscape

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minusplus7. Window
Command+R Toggle rulers
Command+B Toggle scrollbars
F11 Toggle fullscreen
F10 Main menu
Shift+F10/Right click Drop-down menu
Command+F4/Command+W Close document window
Command+Tab Next document window
Shift+Command+Tab Previous document window

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minusplus8. Layers
Shift+Page Up Move to layer above
Shift+Page Down Move to layer below
Shift+Command+Page Up Raise layer
Shift+Command+Page Down Lower layer
Shift+Command+Home Raise layer to top
Shift+Command+End Lower layer to bottom

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minusplus9. Object
Shift+Command+Y/Command+Z Undo
Shift+Command+Z,/Command+Y Redo
Command+C Copy selection
Command+X Cut selection
Command+V Paste clipboard
Command+Option+V Paste in place
Shift+Command+V Paste style
Command+7 Paste path effect
Command+D Duplicate selection
Option+D Clone object
Shift+Option+D Unlink clone
Shift+D Select original
Option+B Create a bitmap copy
Shift+Option+B Trace bitmap
Option+I Object to pattern
Shift+Option+I Pattern to objects
Shift+Command+U/Command+G Group selected objects
Shift+Command+G/Command+U Ungroup selected objects
Home Raise selection to top
End Lower selection to bottom
Page Up Raise selection one step
Page Down Lower selection one step

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minusplus10. Dropper Tool
Click Pick fill color
Shift+Click Pick stroke color
Mouse drag Average fill color
Shift+Mouse drag Average stroke color
Option+Click Pink inverse color
Command+C Copy color

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minusplus11. Calligraphy tool
Mouse drag Draw a calligraphic line
Shift+Mouse drag Add to selected path
Command+Mouse drag Track a guide path
Arrow Left/Arrow Right Adjust pen width by 1
Home/End Set pen width to 1 or 100
Arrow Up/Arrow Down Adjust pen angle
Esc Deselect

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minusplus12. Paint Bucket
Click Fill a bounded area
Shift+Click Add to selected path
Mouse drag Fill from each point
Option+Mouse drag Fill from each point same as initial point
Command+Click Set fill color
Shift+Command+Click Set stroke color

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minusplus13. Spiral Tool
Mouse drag Draw a spiral
Command+Mouse drag Snap spiral to angle steps
Click Click to select
Option+Click/Command+Option+Click Select under
Shift+Click Toggle selection
Esc Deselect
Mouse drag Roll/unroll from inside (inner handle)
Option+Mouse drag Converge/diverge (inner handle)
Option+Click/Command+Option+Click Reset divergence (inner handle)
Shift+Click Zero inner radius (inner handle)
Mouse drag Roll/unroll from outside (outer handle)
Shift+Mouse drag Scale/rotate (outer handle)
Command+Mouse drag Snap handles to angle steps

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minusplus14. Zoom Tool
Click Zoom in
Shift+Click Zoom out
Mouse drag Zoom into the area

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minusplus15. Pencil Tool
Mouse drag Draw a freehand line
Shift+Mouse drag Add to selected path
/Temporarily disable snapping
Command+Click Create a dot
Option+Command+Click Create a random-sized dot
Shift+Command+Click Create a double-sized dot

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minusplus16. Tweak tool
Mouse drag Act on selected paths in the current mode
Command+Mouse drag Act temporarily switching to shrink mode
Command+Shift+Mouse drag Act temporarily switching to grow mode
Shift+P Push mode
Shift+S Shrink mode
Shift+G Grow mode
Shift+A Attract mode
Shift+E Repel mode
Shift+R Roughen mode
Shift+C Color paint mode
Shift+J Color jitter mode
Arrow Left/Arrow Right Adjust brush width by
Home/End Set brush width by 1
Arrow Up/Arrow Down Adjust tweaking force

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Uploaded by Chirag, updated on 7/29/2017