Adobe Acrobat Keyboard shortcuts- A complete list of hot keys

Adobe Acrobat Keyboard shortcuts

[su_spoiler title=”Keys for selecting tools” style=”fancy” icon=”plus-circle”]

ToolWindows/UNIX actionMac OS action
Hand toolHH
Temporarily select Hand toolSpacebarSpacebar
Select toolVV
Marquee Zoom toolZZ
Cycle through zoom tools: Marquee Zoom,Dynamic Zoom, LoupeShift+ZShift+Z
Temporarily select Dynamic Zoom tool (whenMarquee Zoom tool is selected)ShiftShift
Temporarily zoom out (when Marquee Zoom tool is selected)CtrlOption
Temporarily select Zoom In toolCtrl+spacebarSpacebar+Command
Select Object toolRR
Edit Object toolOO
Enter/Exit Forms editingAA
Crop toolCC
Link toolLL
Text Field toolFF
Cycle through tools in forms authoring mode: Text Field, Check Box, Radio Button, List Box, Dropdown Box, Button, Digital Signature, BarcodeShift+FShift+F
3D toolMM
Cycle through Multimedia tools: Flash, VideoShift+MShift+M
Edit Document Text toolTT
RedactionYY
Cycle through Touch Up tools: Touch Up Text, Touch Up Reading Order, Touch Up ObjectShift+TShift+T
JavaScript DebuggerCtrl+JCommand+J
Insert Blank Pages toolShift+Ctrl+TShift+Command+T
Insert FilesCtrl+Shift+I
Delete pagesCtrl+Shift+D
Open Output Preview~~
Touch Up Reading Order tool (or if already selected, return focus to dialog box)Shift+Ctrl+U

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[su_spoiler title=”Keys for working with comments” style=”fancy” icon=”plus-circle”]

ResultWindows/UNIX ActionMac OSAction
Sticky Note toolSS
Text Edits toolEE
Stamp toolKK
Current highlighting toolUU
Cycle through highlighting tools: Highlighter,Underline Text, Cross Out TextShift+U (Windows only)Shift+U
Current drawing markup toolDD
Cycle through drawing markup tools: Cloud, Arrow, Line, Rectangle, Oval, Polygon Line, Polygon, Pencil Tool, Eraser ToolShift+D (Windows only)Shift+D
Cloud toolQ (Windows only)Q
Text Box toolXX
Current Stamp or Attach toolJJ
Cycle through Stamp, Attach File, Record Audio CommentShift+JShift+J
Move focus to next comment or form fieldTabTab
Move focus to previous comment or form fieldShift+TabShift+Tab
Open pop-up note (or text field in Comments List) for comment that has focusEnterReturn
Closes pop-up (or text field in Comments List) for comment that has focusEscEsc

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[su_spoiler title=”Keys for navigating a PDF” style=”fancy” icon=”plus-circle”]

ResultWindows/UNIX ActionMac OS Action
Previous screenPage Up or Shift+EnterPage Up or Shift+Return
Next screenPage Down or EnterPage Down or Return
First pageHome or Shift+Ctrl+Page Up or Shift+Ctrl+Up ArrowHome or Shift+Command+Up Arrow
Last pageEnd or Shift+Ctrl+Page Down or Shift+Ctrl+Down ArrowEnd or Shift+Command+Down Arrow
Previous pageLeft Arrow or Ctrl+Page UpLeft Arrow or Command+Page Up
Next pageRight Arrow or Ctrl+Page DownRight Arrow or Command+Page Down
Previous open documentCtrl+F6 (UNIX)Command+F6
Next open documentShift+Ctrl+F6 (UNIX)Shift+Command+F6
Scroll upUp ArrowUp Arrow
Scroll downDown ArrowDown Arrow
Scroll (when Hand tool is selected)SpacebarSpacebar
Zoom inCtrl+equal signCommand+equal sign
Zoom outCtrl+hyphenCommand+hyphen

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[su_spoiler title=”Keys for working with PDF Portfolios” style=”fancy” icon=”plus-circle”]

ResultWindows ActionMac OS Action
Move forward or backward among the current column header selected for sorting, the current row with focus, and the Go Back button if in a folderTab or Shift+TabTab or Shift+Tab
Move focus to the next or previous row when in the body of the file list on the leftUp Arrow orDown ArrowUp Arrow or Down Arrow
Selects the next or previous column header for sortingLeft Arrow orRight ArrowLeft Arrow or Right Arrow
If pressed in the body of the file list, navigate one level up from within a folderBackspaceDelete
Press the Go Back button in a folder if focus is on the button.Enter or SpacebarEnter or Spacebar
If pressed when focus is on a row in the file list representing a subfolder, navigate to a subfolder, or open an attachment in Preview mode.EnterEnter
If in the body of the file list, move to the first or last rowHome or EndHome or End
If in the body of the file list, move to the next or last set of rows to fit the screenPage Down or Page UpPage Down or Page Up
Select or deselect all filesCtrl+A or Shift+Ctrl+ACommand+A or Shift+Command+A
If in the body of the file list, extend the selection by adding the next row above or below the selected rowShift+Up Arrow or Shift+Down ArrowShift+Up Arrow or Shift+Down Arrow
Change whether the row with focus is in the selectionCtrl+SpacebarCommand+Spacebar
Move focus up or down one row without changing the selectionCtrl+Up Arrow or Ctrl+Down ArrowCommand+Up Arrow or Command+Down Arrow
Reverse the sort order when focus is on a column headerSpacebarSpacebar

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[su_spoiler title=”Keys for navigating task panes” style=”fancy” icon=”plus-circle”]

ResultWindows ActionMac OS Action
Move focus to the next item among Document pane, Task panes, Message bar, and Navigation barF6F6
Move focus to the previous item among Document pane, Task panes, message bar, and Navigation barShift+F6Shift+F6
Move focus to the next panel in the Task paneCtrl+TabCommand+Tab
Move focus to the previous panel in the Task paneCtrl+Shift+TabCommand+ Shift+Tab
Navigate to the next panel and panel control within an open Task paneTabTab
Navigate to the previous panel and panel control within an open Task paneShift+TabShift+Tab
Navigate to the next command button within a panelDown ArrowDown Arrow
Navigate to the previous command button within a panelUp ArrowUp Arrow
Expand or collapse panel in focus (press F6 to move focus to Tools pane, then tab to desired panel)Spacebar or EnterLeft Arrow or Right ArrowSpacebar or EnterLeft Arrow or Right Arrow
Open or close the Task paneShift+F4Shift+F4
Close the pane that lists the tasks of an ActionCtrl+Shift+F4Ctrl+Shift+F4
Open the menu and move the focus to the first menu option when focus is on a command with a submenu or submenu element with a flyoutSpacebar or EnterSpacebar or Enter
Move the focus back to the parent command button with a submenu or submenu element with a flyoutEscEsc
Run the command in focusSpacebar or EnterSpacebar or Enter
Navigate to the next item in the active panel in the Create New Action, Edit Action, Create New Tool Set, or the Edit Tool Set dialog boxesTabTab
Navigate to the previous item in the active panel in the Create New Action, Edit Action, Create New Tool Set, and the Edit Tool Set dialog boxesShift+TabShift+Tab

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[su_spoiler title=”Keys for general navigating” style=”fancy” icon=”plus-circle”]

ResultWindows/UNIX ActionMac OS Action
Move focus to menus (Windows, UNIX); expand first menu item (UNIX)F10Control+F2
Move focus to toolbar in browser and applicationShift+F8Shift+F8
Move to next open document (when focus is on document pane)Ctrl+F6Command+F6
Move to previous open document (when focus is on document pane)Ctrl+Shift+F6Command+Shift+F6
Close current documentCtrl+F4Command+F4
Close all open documentsNot availableCommand+Option+W
Move focus to next comment, link, or form field in the document paneTabTab
Move focus to document paneF5F5
Move focus to previous comment, link, or form field in the document paneShift+TabShift+Tab
Activate selected tool, item (such as a movie clip or bookmark), or commandSpacebar or EnterSpacebar or Return
Open context menuShift+F10Control+click
Close context menuF10Esc
Return to Hand tool or Select toolEscEsc
Move focus to next tab in a tabbed dialog boxCtrl+TabNot available
Move to previous search result and highlight it in the documentShift + F3Not available
Move to next search result and highlight it in the documentF3F3
Search previous document (with Search results displaying multiple files)Alt+Shift+Left Arrow (Windows only)Command+Shift+Left Arrow
Search next document (with Search results displaying multiple files)Alt+Shift+Right Arrow(Windows only)Command+Shift+Right Arrow
Select text (with Select tool selected)Shift+arrow keysShift+arrow keys
Select next word or deselect previous word (with Select tool selected)Shift+Ctrl+Right Arrowor Left ArrowNot available

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[su_spoiler title=”Keys for working with navigation panels” style=”fancy” icon=”plus-circle”]

ResultWindows/UNIX ActionMac OS Action
Open and move focus to navigation paneCtrl+Shift+F5Command+Shift+F5
Move focus among the document, message bar, and navigation panelsF6F6
Move focus to previous pane or panelShift+F6Shift+F6
Move among the elements of the active navigation panelTabTab
Move to previous or next navigation panel and make it active (when focus is on the panel button)Up Arrow orDown ArrowUp Arrow or Down Arrow
Move to next navigation panel and make it active (when focus is anywhere in the navigation pane)Ctrl+TabNot available
Expand the current bookmark (focus on Bookmarks panel)Right Arrow or Shift+plus signRight Arrow or Shift+plus sign
Collapse the current bookmark (focus on Bookmarks panel)Left Arrow or minus signLeft Arrow or minus sign
Expand all bookmarksShift+*Shift+*
Collapse selected bookmarkForward Slash (/)Forward Slash (/)
Move focus to next item in a navigation panelDown ArrowDown Arrow
Move focus to previous item in a navigation panelUp ArrowUp Arrow

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[su_spoiler title=”Keys for navigating the Help window” style=”fancy” icon=”plus-circle”]

ResultWindows/UNIX ActionMac OS Action
Open Help windowF1F1 or Command+?
Close Help windowCtrl+W (Windows only) or Alt+F4Command+W
Move back to previously opened topicAlt+Left ArrowCommand+Left Arrow
Move forward to next topicAlt+Right ArrowCommand+Right Arrow
Move to next paneCtrl+TabSee Help for your default browser
Move to previous paneShift+Ctrl+TabSee Help for your default browser
Move focus to the next link within a paneTabNot available
Move focus to the previous link within a paneShift+TabNot available
Activate highlighted linkEnterNot available
Print Help topicCtrl+PCommand+P

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[su_spoiler title=”Keys for accessibility” style=”fancy” icon=”plus-circle”]

ResultWindows ActionMac OS Action
Change reading settings for the current documentShift+Ctrl+5Shift+Command+5
Reflow a tagged PDF, and return to unreflowed viewCtrl+4Command+4
Activate and deactivate Read Out LoudShift+Ctrl+YShift+Command+Y
Read only the current page out loudShift+Ctrl+VShift+Command+V
Read out loud from the current page to the end of the documentShift+Ctrl+BShift+Command+B
Pause reading out loudShift+Ctrl+CShift+Command+C
Stop reading out loudShift+Ctrl+EShift+Command+E

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