You'll have an easier time programming your games if you master Flash keyboard shortcuts. The following tables show you the Flash shortcuts you'll use most often as a game programmer.

File Menu Commands
Command Windows Mac
New Ctrl+N Command+N
Open Ctrl+O Command+O
Open as Library Ctrl+Shift+O Command+Shift+O
Close Ctrl+W Command+W
Save Ctrl+S Command+S
Import Ctrl+R Command+R
Publish Shift+F12 Shift+F12
Quit Ctrl+Q Command+Q
Edit Menu Commands
Command Windows Mac
Undo Ctrl+Z Command+Z
Redo Ctrl+Y Command+Y
Cut Ctrl+X Command+X
Copy Ctrl+C Command+C
Paste Ctrl+V Command+V
Paste in Place Ctrl+Shift+V Command+Shift+V
Clear Delete/Backspace Delete/Clear
Duplicate Ctrl+D Command+D
Select All Ctrl+A Command+A
Deselect All Ctrl+Shift+A Command+Shift+A
Copy Frames Ctrl+Alt+C Command+Option+C
Paste Frames Ctrl+Alt+V Command+Option+V
View Menu Commands
Command Windows Mac
Timeline Ctrl+Alt+T Command+Option+T
Snap to Objects Ctrl+Shift+/ Command+Shift+/
Work Area Ctrl+Shift+W Command+Shift+W
Hide Panels F4 F4
Insert Menu Commands
Command Windows Mac
Convert to Symbol F8 F8
New Symbol Ctrl+F8 Command+F8
Frame F5 F5
Remove Frames Shift+F5 Shift+F5
Keyframe F6 F6
Blank Keyframe F7 F7
Clear Keyframe Shift+F6 Shift+F6
Modify Menu Commands
Command Windows Mac
Document Properties Ctrl+J Command+J
Bring Forward Ctrl+up Command+up
Bring Back Ctrl+down Command+down
Bring to Top Ctrl+Shift+up Command+Shift+up
Bring to Bottom Ctrl+Shift+down Command+Shift+down
Control Menu Commands
Command Windows Mac
Play Enter Return
Test Movie Ctrl+Enter Command+Return
Window Menu Commands
Command Windows Mac
Align Ctrl+K Command+K
Color Mixer Shift+F9 Shift+F9
Color Swatches Ctrl+F9 Command+F9
Info Ctrl+ I Command+I
Transform Ctrl+T Command+T
Actions / Code window F9 F9
Library Ctrl+L/F11 Command+L/F11