InDesign CS5 Object Shortcuts

Part of the InDesign CS5 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Great design in InDesign often requires managing picture and text objects. A few simple keyboard commands can shuffle selected objects forward and backward in the window like a card shark stacking a deck.

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Function Macintosh Windows
Bring object to front Shift+Command key+] Ctrl+Shift+]
Bring object forward Command key+] Ctrl+]
Send object to back Shift+Command key+[ Ctrl+Shift+[
Send object backward Command key+[ Ctrl+[
Paste into Option+Command key+V Ctrl+Alt+V
Paste in place Option+Shift+Command key+V Ctrl+Alt+Shift+V
Clear Backspace Backspace or Del
Step and repeat Option+Command key+U Ctrl+Alt+U
Resize proportionately Shift+drag Ctrl+drag
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