Online Test Banks
Score higher
See Online Test Banks
Learning anything is easy
Browse Online Courses
Mobile Apps
Learning on the go
Explore Mobile Apps
Dummies Store
Shop for books and more
Start Shopping

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.

Word 2010 Ribbon Tabs
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
  • Add a Comment
  • Print
  • Share
blog comments powered by Disqus

InDesign CS5 For Dummies Cheat Sheet


Inside Sweepstakes

Win $500. Easy.