74 Shortcuts for Microsoft Visio

Jump to: Select Various Tool/Shape Shortcuts, Format text, Window/Navigation Shortcut, File Operation

1. Select Various Tool/Shape Shortcuts

Ctrl +1

Select Pointer Tool

Ctrl +2

Select Text Tool

Ctrl +3

Select Connector Tool

Ctrl +4

Select Pencil Tool

Ctrl +Shift+4

Select TextBox Tool

Ctrl +5

Select the freedom Tool

Ctrl +6

Select Line Tool

Ctrl +7

Select Arc Tool

Ctrl +8

Select Rectangle Tool

Ctrl +9

Select Ellipse Tool

Ctrl +Shift+2

Select Crop Tool

Ctrl +Shift+P

Switch format painter on/off

F2

Rename the shape

Ctrl +F

Find Shape

Ctrl +H

Replace Shape

Ctrl +C/Ctrl +V/Ctrl +X

Copy,Paste and Cut respectively Shape

Del

Delete the selected shape

Shift+Arrow Keys

Nudge selected Shape by 1 px

2. Format text

Alt+H

Open the home tab

F11

Open text dialog box

F3

Open format task pane

Alt+F9

Open the snap & glue features

Ctrl +Shift+L

Align text left

Ctrl +Shift+R

Align text right

Ctrl +Shift+C

Align text center horizontally

Ctrl +Shift+J

Justify text horizontally

Ctrl +Shift+T

Top-Align text Vertically

Ctrl +Shift+M

Align text center vertically

Ctrl +Shift+V

Bottom align text vertically

Ctrl +Left Arrow

Move one word to the left

Ctrl +Right Arrow

Move one word to the right

Shift+Left Arrow

Select or cancel a character to the left

Shift+Right Arrow

Select or cancel a character to the right

Ctrl +Shift+Left arrow

Select or cancel a word to the left

Ctrl +Shift+Right Arrow

Select or cancel a word to the right

F5

Update the file

Shift+F10

Display shortcut menu for selected item

Ctrl +A

Select all text

Ctrl +B

Turn on /off Bold

Ctrl +U

Turn on/off underline

Ctrl +I

Turn on/off Italic

Ctrl +Shift+D

Turn on/off double underline

Ctrl +Shift+A

Turn on/off all caps

Ctrl +Shift+K

Turn on/off small caps

Ctrl +++=

Turn on/off subscript

Ctrl +Shift+=

Turn on/off superscript

Ctrl +Shift+>

Increase font size

Ctrl +Shift+<

Reduce font size

3. Window/Navigation Shortcut

Home

Move to the beginning

End

Move to the end of entry

F5

Full screen view

Esc

Exit Full screen view

PgDn

Open the next page in drawing

PdUp

Open the previous page in drawing

Alt+F6

Zoom in

Alt+Shift+F6

Zoom out

Ctrl +Shift+W

Fit to window

Alt+Tab

Switch window in app

Alt+F4

Close the current window

Ctrl +F10

Maximize the selected window

Ctrl +F5

Restore the size of visio program

Alt+Spacebar

Display shortcut menu

Arrow Keys

Move between shapes/text

F1

Open help window

Alt+F4

Close help window

Alt+Home

Go back to Visio 16 Home

Ctrl+Tab

Cycle through open drawings

4. File Operation

Ctrl +S

Save Diagram

Ctrl +O

Open existing diagram

Shift+F4

Open the page dialog box

Ctrl +Alt+P

Open the recorder pages in dialog box

Ctrl+Z

Undo Changes

PrtScn

Copy the picture from screen

Alt+PrtScn

Copy the picture from selected window

Created by rank17 on 2/9/2017. Last updated by admin on 6/6/2020

 

1 Comments for 'Visio '   

 
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Comment #1 by James Webb Jun 5, 2020 at 02:50 pm  Reply

On the Visio 2016 shortcuts page, the top one, using Ctrl +1 should be 'Select Pointer Tool' NOT 'Painter'

Reply #1 admin Jun 6, 2020 at 10:43 am

fixed. thank you!

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