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    FreeHand MX Keyboard Shortcuts

    Macromedia Standard

    Menu Command Keyboard Shortcut Description

    File: New Ctrl+N Creates a new document or template.

    File: Open... Ctrl+O Opens an existing document or template.

    File: Close Ctrl+W Prompts to save the document and then closes the

    active window.

    File: Save Ctrl+S Saves the active document or template.

    File: Save As... Ctrl+Shift+S Saves a copy of the document in a separate file.

    File: Revert Retrieves the last saved version of the document.

    File: Import... Ctrl+R Imports a graphic file created in another application or inan earlier version of FreeHand.

    File: Export... Ctrl+Shift+R Saves your FreeHand file in a format best for opening orimporting into another application.

    File: Export Again Saves your FreeHand file in the format last exported.

    File: Send: Document Sends the active document as an e-mail attachment.

    File: Send: All OpenDocuments...

    Sends all open documents as e-mail attachments.

    File: Printer Setup... Changes the layout, size, and orientation of the currentpage.

    File: Print... Ctrl+P Prints the active document.

    File: Document Settings:Constrain...

    Sets the angle of the invisible axis for drawing with theRectangle and Ellipse tools.

    File: Document Settings:Cursor Distance...

    Sets the distance in current document units that objectsmove when using the left, right, up, and down arrow keys.

    File: Document Settings:

    Output Options...

    Use to control how your final document exports or prints

    to a PostScript output device.

    File: Document Settings:Raster Effects Settings...

    Modifies the document level effect settings

    File: Report... Generates an on-screen report about the activedocument.

    File: Collect For Output... Collects all document elements for output.

    File: Exit Ctrl+Q, Alt+F4 Closes all open windows and quits FreeHand.

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    Edit: Undo Ctrl+Z Reverses the last command applied.

    Edit: Redo Ctrl+Y, Ctrl+Shift+Z Cancels the last undo.

    Edit: Cut Ctrl+X Cuts the selection and puts it on the Clipboard.

    Edit: Copy Ctrl+C Copies the selection and puts it on the Clipboard.

    Edit: Paste Ctrl+V Inserts the Clipboard contents at the insertion point.

    Edit: Special: Copy Special... Copies the selection and puts it on the Clipboard in theselected format.

    Edit: Special: Paste Special... Inserts the Clipboard contents at the insertion point usingthe selected format.

    Edit: Special: Copy Attributes Copies the attributes of the selected objects or text.

    Edit: Special: Paste Attributes Ctrl+Alt+Shift+V Applies previously copied attributes to selected objects.

    Edit: Special: Paste In Front Pastes an object stored on the Clipboard in front of aselected object in the stacking order.

    Edit: Special: Paste Behind Pastes an object stored on the Clipboard just behind a

    selected object in the stacking order.

    Edit: Clear Removes the selected object.

    Edit: Cut Contents Ctrl+Shift+X Removes an object pasted inside a selected object andplaces it back into the document.

    Edit: Paste Contents Ctrl+Shift+V Pastes an object stored on the Clipboard inside aselected, closed path.

    Edit: Duplicate Ctrl+Alt+D Creates an exact copy and offsets it from the original.

    Edit: Clone Ctrl+Shift+D Creates an exact copy and positions it on top of theoriginal.

    Edit: Select: All Ctrl+A Selects all objects on unlocked, visible layers on theactive page.

    Edit: Select: All In Document Ctrl+Shift+A Selects all objects in the current document.

    Edit: Select: None Ctrl+D Deselects all selected objects.

    Edit: Select: Invert Selection Selects all objects that are currently not selected anddeselects all selected objects.

    Edit: Select: Superselect Selects the group that contains the subselected point orobject.

    Edit: Select: Subselect Selects all objects within a selected group.

    Edit: Find And Replace: Text Ctrl+Shift+F Opens the Find Text dialog box.

    Edit: Find And Replace:Graphics

    Ctrl+F Opens the Find and Replace Graphics panel.

    Edit: Optimize in Fireworks Optimize original source PNG files with Fireworks 4 or

    newer

    Edit: Edit in External Editor... Opens an external editor such as a bitmap image editor.

    Edit: Links... Opens the Links dialog box to make changes to the wayimported graphics behave.

    Edit: Preferences... Ctrl+U Makes changes in the program settings to control how

    various features behave.

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    Edit: Keyboard Shortcuts... Opens the Customize dialog box with the Shortcuts tab

    selected.

    View: Fit Selection Ctrl+Alt+0 Changes the view so all selected objects fit inside thedocument window.

    View: Fit To Page Ctrl+Shift+W Changes the view so the entire active page fits inside the

    document window.

    View: Fit All Ctrl+0 Changes the view so all pages fit inside the documentwindow.

    View: Custom: New... Creates a new custom view for this document.

    View: Custom: Edit... Delete and/or redefine existing custom views.

    View: Custom: Previous Change the current view to the most recent custom view.

    View: Magnification: 25% Change magnification to 25%.

    View: Magnification: 50% Ctrl+5 Change magnification to 50%.

    View: Magnification: 100% Ctrl+1 Change magnification to 100%.

    View: Magnification: 200% Ctrl+2 Change magnification to 200%.

    View: Magnification: 400% Ctrl+4 Change magnification to 400%.

    View: Magnification: 800% Ctrl+8 Change magnification to 800%.

    View: Keyline Ctrl+K Displays the document onscreen as it will print.

    View: Fast Mode Ctrl+Shift+K Optimizes onscreen display for quicker redraw. Does notaffect actual objects or printing.

    View: Hide Selection Hides all selected objects.

    View: Show All Shows all objects previously hidden by the HideSelection command.

    View: Toolbars Ctrl+Alt+T Shows or hides all toolbars.

    View: Panels F4, Ctrl+Shift+H Hides all panels.

    View: Page Rulers: Show Ctrl+Alt+R Shows or hides the rulers.

    View: Page Rulers: Edit... Opens the Edit Units dialog box.

    View: Text Rulers Ctrl+/ Shows or hides the Text Ruler.

    View: Guides: Show Ctrl+; Shows or hides non-printing lines or objects used foralignment.

    View: Guides: Edit... Opens the Guides dialog box to release, delete, and addguides.

    View: Guides: Lock Ctrl+Alt+; Freezes guides to prevent accidentally moving them.Releases guides if already locked.

    View: Guides: Snap To Guides Ctrl+Shift+; Snaps objects to the nearest guide.

    View: Grid: Show Ctrl+Alt+G Shows or hides a non-printing grid.

    View: Grid: Edit... Opens the Edit Grid dialog box.

    View: Grid: Snap To Grid Ctrl+Alt+Shift+G Snaps objects to the nearest grid coordinate.

    View: Perspective Grid: Show Show or hide non-printing perspective grid.

    Menu Command Keyboard Shortcut Description

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    View: Perspective Grid: Define

    Grids...

    Open the Define Grids dialog box.

    View: Perspective Grid:Previous

    Change current grid view to the most recent grid view.

    View: Perspective Grid:

    Remove Perspective

    Removes perspective and all transformations from

    selected objects.

    View: Perspective Grid:Release With Perspective

    Release the objects from the grid but retains thetransformations.

    View: Snap To Point Ctrl+Shift+/, Ctrl+ 'Snaps objects to the nearest point.

    View: Snap To Object Snaps objects to another object.

    View: Transform Handles Activates transform handles.

    Modify: Transform: Scale... Ctrl+F10 Reduces or enlarges selected objects.

    Modify: Transform: Move... Moves objects by precise distances.

    Modify: Transform: Rotate... Rotates a selected object around a fixed point.

    Modify: Transform: Reflect... Flips a selected object horizontally or vertically.

    Modify: Transform: Skew... Slants an object to an oblique angle.

    Modify: Transform Again Ctrl+, Repeats the previous transformation.

    Modify: Arrange: Bring To

    Front

    Ctrl+Shift+Up Brings the selected drawing objects to the front of the

    current layer.

    Modify: Arrange: MoveForward

    Ctrl+Up Moves the selected object one level forward.

    Modify: Arrange: MoveBackward

    Ctrl+Down Moves the selected object one level backward.

    Modify: Arrange: Send ToBack

    Ctrl+Shift+Down Sends the selected drawing objects to the back of thecurrent layer.

    Modify: Align: Top Ctrl+Alt+4 Aligns selected objects to the top edge of the highestobject.

    Modify: Align: Bottom Ctrl+Alt+6 Aligns selected objects to the bottom edge of the lowestobject.

    Modify: Align: CenterHorizontal

    Ctrl+Alt+5 Aligns selected objects to the horizontal center of allobjects.

    Modify: Align: Center Vertical Ctrl+Alt+2 Aligns selected objects to the vertical center of all

    objects.

    Modify: Align: Left Ctrl+Alt+1 Aligns selected objects to the left edge of the leftmostobject.

    Modify: Align: Right Ctrl+Alt+3 Aligns selected objects to the right edge of the rightmost

    object.

    Modify: Align Again Ctrl+Alt+Shift+A Repeats an alignment using the current Align panelsettings.

    Modify: Join Ctrl+J Links two or more paths or connects two endpoints.

    Modify: Split Ctrl+Shift+J Splits an object into smaller or component paths.

    Modify: Combine: Blend Ctrl+Shift+B Creates a number of intermediate steps between twopaths.

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    Modify: Combine: Join Blend

    To Path

    Ctrl+Alt+Shift+B Attaches a blend along a path.

    Modify: Combine: Union Creates a single path from two or more selected, closedpaths.

    Modify: Combine: Divide Cuts selected paths into sections.

    Modify: Combine: Intersect Creates a single path from the portions of selected paths

    that overlap, removing the remaining portions of thepaths.

    Modify: Combine: Punch Creates a hole in selected closed paths through which

    other objects are visible.

    Modify: Combine: Crop Cuts a bottom path in the stacking order to the shape of atop path.

    Modify: Alter Path: CorrectDirection

    Changes the direction of the selected paths.

    Modify: Alter Path: ReverseDirection

    Reverses the direction of one or more selected paths.

    Modify: Alter Path: Remove

    Overlap

    Removes redundant portions of a selected, closed path

    that crosses itself.

    Modify: Alter Path: Simplify... Removes or adds points to a path to maintain the sameshape using the optimum number of points.

    Modify: Alter Path: ExpandStroke...

    Converts the perimeter of a specified stroke of a selectedpath into a closed path.

    Modify: Alter Path: Inset Path... Expands or contracts one or more closed paths by the

    specified amount.

    Modify: Lock Ctrl+L Freezes selected objects in place to prevent accidentallymoving, cutting, or deleting them.

    Modify: Unlock Ctrl+Shift+L Unlocks a selected, locked object.

    Modify: Group Ctrl+G Collects two or more selected objects or path pointstogether.

    Modify: Ungroup Ctrl+Shift+G Separates a group into individual objects.

    Modify: Separate Attributes Separates the selection into individual strokes and fills.

    Modify: Symbol: Edit Symbol Ctrl+E Shows the Symbol Edit window.

    Modify: Symbol: Convert toSymbol

    F8 Creates a new Graphic symbol from the current selectionand replaces the current selection with an instance ofthat symbol.

    Modify: Symbol: Copy to

    Symbol

    Creates a new Graphic symbol from the current selection,

    the current selection remains unchanged.

    Modify: Symbol: ReleaseInstance

    Releases an instance from its association with thesymbol library.

    Modify: Brush: Create Brush... Creates a new brush from the selected object and adds itto the Brush list.

    Modify: Brush: Release Brush Releases a brushed path from its association to a brush.

    Modify: Extrude: ReleaseExtrude

    Converts the extrusion to a group of objects.

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    Modify: Extrude: Remove

    Extrude

    Removes the extrusion and reverts the object to its

    original state.

    Modify: Extrude: ResetExtrude

    Resets a Rotated extruded object to the default position.

    Modify: Extrude: Share

    Vanishing Points

    Resets the vanishing point of multiple selected extruded

    objects so that they all share the same vanishing point.

    Modify: Extrude: RotateExtrude

    Displays the rotate ring for an extruded object.

    Modify: Envelope: Create Applies default Envelope to selected objects.

    Modify: Envelope: Save As

    Preset...

    Saves currently selected Envelope as an Envelope

    preset.

    Modify: Envelope: DeletePreset

    Deletes the selected Envelope preset from the pop-up.

    Modify: Envelope: Copy AsPath

    Copies the selected Envelope as a path to the clipboard.

    Modify: Envelope: Paste AsEnvelope

    Pastes a path as an Envelope.

    Modify: Envelope: Release Releases Envelope but retains transformations of

    selected objects.

    Modify: Envelope: Remove Removes Envelope and all transformations fromselected objects.

    Modify: Envelope: Show Map Displays Envelope mapping grid.

    Modify: Convert to Image... Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Z Converts selected objects to a bitmap image.

    Text: Size: Other... Opens the Type Size dialog box.

    Text: Size: Smaller Ctrl+Shift+, Reduces selected text one point size.

    Text: Size: Larger Ctrl+Shift+. Increases selected text one point size.

    Text: Size: 8 Changes selected text to a point size of 8.

    Text: Size: 9 Changes selected text to a point of 9.

    Text: Size: 10 Changes selected text to a point size of 10.

    Text: Size: 11 Changes selected text to a point size of 11.

    Text: Size: 12 Changes selected text to a point size of 12.

    Text: Size: 14 Changes selected text to a point size of 14.

    Text: Size: 18 Changes selected text to a point size of 18.

    Text: Size: 24 Changes selected text to a point size of 24.

    Text: Size: 36 Changes selected text to a point size of 36.

    Text: Size: 48 Changes selected text to a point size of 48.

    Text: Size: 72 Changes selected text to a point size of 72.

    Text: Font Style: Plain Sets selected text to plain type style.

    Text: Font Style: Bold Ctrl+B Makes the selected text bold.

    Text: Font Style: Italic Ctrl+I Makes the selected text italic.

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    Text: Font Style: BoldItalic Ctrl+Alt+Shift+O Makes the selected text bold and italic.

    Text: Effect: None Removes effects from selected text.

    Text: Effect: Highlight... Ctrl+Alt+Shift+H Applies a highlight effect to selected text.

    Text: Effect: Inline... Applies an inline effect to selected text.

    Text: Effect: Shadow... Applies a shadow effect to selected text.

    Text: Effect: Strikethrough... Ctrl+Alt+Shift+S Adds a strikethrough to selected text.

    Text: Effect: Underline... Ctrl+Alt+Shift+U Underlines selected text.

    Text: Effect: Zoom... Applies a zoom effect to selected text.

    Text: Align: Left Ctrl+Alt+Shift+L Aligns selected text to the left.

    Text: Align: Right Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R Aligns selected text to the right.

    Text: Align: Center Ctrl+Alt+Shift+C Centers selected text.

    Text: Align: Justified Ctrl+Alt+Shift+J Justifies selected text.

    Text: Leading: Other... Opens the Leading dialog box.

    Text: Leading: Solid Applies solid leading to selected text (same as pointsize).

    Text: Leading: Auto Applies automatic leading to selected text (120% ofpoint size).

    Text: Convert Case: Settings... Opens the Convert Case Settings dialog box.

    Text: Convert Case: Upper Converts selected text to upper case.

    Text: Convert Case: Lower Converts selected text to lower case.

    Text: Convert Case: SmallCaps

    Converts selected text to small caps.

    Text: Convert Case: Title Converts selected text to title case.

    Text: Convert Case: Sentence Converts selected text to sentence case.

    Text: Special Characters: EndOf Column

    Forces text after insertion point to top of next column.

    Text: Special Characters: End

    Of Line

    Breaks the current text line, wrapping text following the

    insertion point.

    Text: Special Characters: Non-Breaking Space

    Inserts a space between words to be kept on the sameline.

    Text: Special Characters: EmSpace

    Ctrl+Shift+M Inserts a space the width of the current type size.

    Text: Special Characters: En

    Space

    Ctrl+Shift+N Inserts a space one-half the width of the current type

    size.

    Text: Special Characters: ThinSpace

    Ctrl+Shift+T Inserts a space one-tenth the width of the current typesize.

    Text: Special Characters: EmDash

    Inserts a dash the width of the current type size.

    Text: Special Characters: EnDash

    Inserts a dash one-half the width of the current type size.

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    Text: Special Characters:

    Discretionary Hyphen

    Ctrl+- Inserts a hyphen after the last letter before a break in the

    text line.

    Text: Editor... Ctrl+Shift+E Shows or Hides the Text Editor.

    Text: Spelling... Shows or hides the Spelling panel.

    Text: Flow Around Selection... Ctrl+Alt+W Makes text wrap around a selected object.

    Text: Flow Inside Path Ctrl+Shift+U Flows a selected text block inside a selected, closed

    path.

    Text: Attach To Path Ctrl+Shift+Y Attaches a selected text block to a selected path.

    Text: Detach From Path Separates text from a path when text is attached to orflowing inside the path.

    Text: Convert To Paths Ctrl+Shift+P Changes the selected text into editable vector objects.

    Text: Remove Transforms Cancels all transformations applied to selected text.

    Xtras: Repeat Ctrl+Shift+= Applies the Xtra last performed again.

    Window: New Window Ctrl+Alt+N Opens an additional document window for the active

    document.

    Window: Toolbars: Main Shows or hides the Main toolbar.

    Window: Toolbars: Text Shows or hides the Text toolbar.

    Window: Toolbars: Controller Shows or hides the Controller toolbar.

    Window: Toolbars: Status Shows or hides the Status toolbar.

    Window: Toolbars: Info Shows or hides the Info toolbar.

    Window: Toolbars: XtraOperations

    Shows or hides the Xtra Operations toolbar.

    Window: Toolbars: Xtra Tools Shows or hides the Xtra Tools toolbar.

    Window: Toolbars: Envelope Shows or hides the Envelope toolbar.

    Window: Toolbars:Customize...

    Opens the Customize dialog box with the Toolbars tabselected.

    Window: Tools Ctrl+F2 Displays or hides the Tools panel.

    Window: Object Ctrl+F3 Shows or hides the Object Inspector.

    Window: Document Shows or hides the Document Inspector.

    Window: Answers Alt+F1 Displays or hides the Answers Panel

    Window: Layers F2, Ctrl+6 Displays or hides the Layers panel.

    Window: Swatches Ctrl+F9 Displays or hides the Swatches panel.

    Window: Styles Shift+F11, Ctrl+3 Shows or hides the Styles panel.

    Window: Library F11 Shows/Hides the Library panel.

    Window: Color Mixer Shift+F9, Ctrl+Shift+C Displays or hides the Color Mixer.

    Window: Tints Displays or hides the Tint panel.

    Window: Halftones Ctrl+H Displays or hides the Halftones panel.

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    Window: Align Ctrl+Alt+A Shows or hides the Align panel, which aligns and

    distributes objects in relation to one another.

    Window: Transform Ctrl+M Displays the Transform panel.

    Window: Navigation Displays or hides the navigation panel

    Window: Movie: Stop Stops the animation in the Macromedia Flash (SWF)

    window.

    Window: Movie: Rewind Sets the animation in the Macromedia Flash (SWF)window to the first frame of the movie.

    Window: Movie: StepBackward

    Sets the animation in the Macromedia Flash (SWF)window back one frame.

    Window: Movie: Play Starts the animation in the Macromedia Flash (SWF)window.

    Window: Movie: Step Forward Sets the animation in the Macromedia Flash (SWF)window forward one frame.

    Window: Movie: Fast Forward Sets the animation in the Macromedia Flash (SWF)window to the last frame of the movie.

    Window: Movie: Test Ctrl+Enter Displays the current FreeHand document as aMacromedia Flash (SWF) Movie.

    Window: Movie: Export Brings up the Export Movie dialog to save the currentMacromedia Flash (SWF) Movie.

    Window: Movie: Settings Ctrl+Shift+Enter Accesses the Macromedia Flash (SWF) export settingsdialog.

    Window: Cascade Arranges the open document windows in a cascade.

    Window: Tile Horizontally Arranges windows as tiles stacked top to bottom.

    Window: Tile Vertically Arranges windows as side-by-side tiles.

    Window: Arrange Icons Arranges the document window icons.

    Tools / Commands: Add to

    Swatches

    Adds colors from the Color Mixer to the Color List.

    Tools / Commands: Pages:Previous Page

    Ctrl+Page Up Displays the previous page.

    Tools / Commands: Pages:Next Page

    Ctrl+Page Down Displays the next page.

    Tools / Commands: Pages:Add Page

    Adds a new page to the document.

    Tools / Commands: Pages:Remove Page

    Removes the current page from the document.

    Tools / Commands: Pages:Duplicate Page Duplicates the current page.

    Tools / Commands: Pages:New Master Page

    Creates a new Master Page.

    Tools / Commands: Pages:Convert to Master Page

    Creates a new Master Page from the current page andmoves all objects on the current page to the MasterPage.

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    Tools / Commands: Pages:

    Release child page

    Releases current child page(s) from their Master Page.

    Objects on Master Page are copied onto the page(s).

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Move toPrevious Word

    Ctrl+Left Places cursor before the current word.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Move to NextWord

    Ctrl+Right Places cursor after the current word.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Move to Top of

    Paragraph

    Places cursor at the start of the paragraph.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Move to Top ofNext Paragraph

    Places cursor at the start of the next paragraph.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Move toBeginning of Sentence

    Ctrl+Num 7 Places cursor at the start of the sentence.

    Tools / Commands: Text

    Adjustments: Move to End ofSentence

    Ctrl+Num 1 Places cursor at the end of the sentence.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Move toBeginning of Story

    Ctrl+Home Places cursor at the beginning of the story.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Move to End ofStory

    Ctrl+End Places cursor at the end of the story.

    Tools / Commands: Text

    Adjustments: Select PreviousWord

    Ctrl+Shift+Left Selects to the beginning of the current word.

    Tools / Commands: Text

    Adjustments: Select NextWord

    Ctrl+Shift+Right Selects to the end of the current word.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Select to Top ofParagraph

    Selects to the start of the paragraph.

    Tools / Commands: Text

    Adjustments: Select to Top ofNext Paragraph

    Selects to the start of the next paragraph.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Select to

    Beginning of SentenceCtrl+Num 8

    Selects to the beginning of the sentence.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Select to End ofSentence

    Ctrl+Num 2 Selects to the end of the sentence.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Select toBeginning of Story

    Ctrl+Shift+Home Selects to the start of the story.

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    Tools / Commands: Text

    Adjustments: Select to End ofStory

    Ctrl+Shift+End Selects to the end of the story.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Delete Previous

    Word

    Ctrl+Shift+Backspace Deletes the previous word.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Delete NextWord

    Ctrl+Shift+Delete Deletes the next word.

    Tools / Commands: Text

    Adjustments: IncreaseLeading Greater

    Ctrl+Num + Increases leading of hilighted text in 100% or 2 point

    increments.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Increase

    Leading Lesser

    Ctrl+Alt+Num + Increases leading of highlighted text in 50% or 1 pointincrements.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: DecreaseLeading Greater

    Ctrl+Num - Decreases leading of hilighted text in 100% or 2 pointincrements.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: DecreaseLeading Lesser

    Ctrl+Alt+Num - Decreases leading of highlighted text in 50% or 1 pointincrements.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Increase Kerning

    By 10% em

    Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Right Increases kerning of highlighted text by 10% em.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Increase KerningBy 1% em

    Ctrl+Alt+Right Increases kerning of highlighted text by 1% em.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: DecreaseKerning By 10% em

    Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Left Decreases kerning

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Decrease

    Kerning By 1% em

    Ctrl+Alt+Left Decreases kerning of highlighted text by 1% em.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: IncreaseBaseline Shift

    Ctrl+Alt+Up Increases baseline shift of highlighted text.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: DecreaseBaseline Shift

    Ctrl+Alt+Down Decreases baseline shift of highlighted text .

    Tools / Commands: Text

    Adjustments: IncreaseHorizontal Scale by 5%Ctrl+Num 6

    Increases horizontal scale of highlighted text by 5%.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: DecreaseHorizontal Scale by 5%Ctrl+Num 3

    Decreases horizontal scale of highlighted text by 5%.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Pointer

    Shift+F10 Selects, moves, or resizes objects.

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    Tools / Commands: Tools:

    Pointer Properties

    Displays the Pointer Tool options dialog.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Subselect

    Select inside groups and composite paths.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:

    Page

    Selects and transforms pages on the pasteboard.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Lasso

    Selects objects within a defined path.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:

    Lasso Properties

    Displays the Lasso Tool options dialog.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Line

    Shift+F4 Draws straight lines.

    Tools / Commands: Tools: Pen Shift+F6 Draws paths by anchoring points.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Rectangle

    Shift+F1 Draws rectangles, rounded rectangles, and squares.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Rectangle Properties

    Displays the Rectangle Tool options dialog.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:

    Text

    Ctrl+Shift+F9 Inserts a text block.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Polygon

    Shift+F8 Draws polygons and stars.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Polygon Properties

    Displays the Polygon Tool options dialog.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Ellipse

    Shift+F3 Draws ellipses and circles.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Pencil

    Shift+F5 Draws freeform paths.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Pencil Properties

    Displays the Pencil Tool options dialog.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Perspective

    Moves objects to perspective grids and manipulates thegrids.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:

    Scale

    F10 Resizes selected objects.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Freeform

    Reshapes paths without using points or point handles.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:

    Freeform Properties

    Displays the Freeform Tool options dialog.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:

    Rotate

    Rotates selected objects.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Reflect

    F9 Flips selected objects.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Skew

    Ctrl+F11 Slants selected objects.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Trace

    Converts bitmaps to editable paths.

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    Tools / Commands: Tools:

    Trace Properties

    Displays the Trace Tool options dialog.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Knife

    Shift+F7 Cuts a path into two paths.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:

    Knife Properties

    Displays the Knife Tool options dialog.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Hand

    Pan to see other parts of the document.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:

    Magnify

    Magnifies a defined area of the current page.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Blend

    Creates and modifies blends.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Bezigon

    Shift+F2 Draws paths using automatic curvature.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Crop

    Crops bitmap images by hiding unwanted portions.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:

    Eraser

    Cuts the selected path and deletes the segments within

    the tool's path.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Output Area

    Define an area to be printed or exported.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Extrude

    Converts an object into an extrusion or edits an existingextrusion.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:

    Connector

    Creates and modifies connector lines.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Action

    Adds or modifies Flash actions on objects.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:

    Variable Stroke Pen

    Creates a variable width path

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Variable Stroke PenProperties

    Displays the Variable Stroke Pen Tool options dialog.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:

    Calligraphic Stroke Pen

    Creates a calligraphic stroke path

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Calligraphic Pen Properties

    Displays the Caligraphic Pen Tool options dialog.

    Tools / Commands: Units ofMeasure: Points

    Changes the unit of measure to points.

    Tools / Commands: Units ofMeasure: Pixels

    Changes the unit of measure to pixels.

    Tools / Commands: Units ofMeasure: Centimeters

    Changes the unit of measure to centimeters.

    Tools / Commands: Units ofMeasure: Picas

    Changes the unit of measure to picas.

    Tools / Commands: Units ofMeasure: Inches

    Changes the unit of measure to inches.

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    Tools / Commands: Units of

    Measure: Decimals

    Changes the unit of measure to decimals.

    Tools / Commands: Units ofMeasure: Millimeters

    Changes the unit of measure to millimeters.

    Tools / Commands: Units of

    Measure: Kyus

    Changes the unit of measure to Kyus.

    Tools / Commands: Paths:Close Path

    Closes open paths.

    Tools / Commands: Paths:

    Open Path

    Opens closed paths.

    Tools / Commands: Points:Corner

    Changes a selected point to a corner point.

    Tools / Commands: Points:Curve

    Changes a selected point to a curve point.

    Tools / Commands: Points:Connector

    Changes a selected point to a connector point.

    Tools / Commands: Points:

    Retract Handles Left

    Retracts handles left for a selected point.

    Tools / Commands: Points:Retract Handles Right

    Retracts handles right for a selected point.

    Tools / Commands: Strokes:Thinner

    Ctrl+Alt+Shift+, Decrease stroke width one increment.

    Tools / Commands: Strokes:

    Thicker

    Ctrl+Alt+Shift+. Increase stroke width one increment.

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    Menu Command Keyboard Shortcut Menu Command

    File: New Ctrl+N Creates a new document or template.

    File: Open... Ctrl+O Opens an existing document or template.

    File: Close Ctrl+F4 Prompts to save the document and then closes theactive window.

    File: Save Ctrl+S Saves the active document or template.

    File: Save As... Ctrl+Shift+S Saves a copy of the document in a separate file.

    File: Revert Retrieves the last saved version of the document.

    File: Import... Ctrl+R Imports a graphic file created in another application or inan earlier version of FreeHand.

    File: Export... Ctrl+Shift+R Saves your FreeHand file in a format best for opening orimporting into another application.

    File: Export Again Saves your FreeHand file in the format last exported.

    File: Send: Document Sends the active document as an e-mail attachment.

    File: Send: All OpenDocuments...

    Sends all open documents as e-mail attachments.

    File: Printer Setup... Changes the layout, size, and orientation of the currentpage.

    File: Print... Ctrl+P Prints the active document.

    File: Document Settings:Constrain...

    Sets the angle of the invisible axis for drawing with theRectangle and Ellipse tools.

    File: Document Settings:Cursor Distance...

    Sets the distance in current document units that objectsmove when using the left, right, up, and down arrow keys.

    File: Document Settings:Output Options...

    Use to control how your final document exports or printsto a PostScript output device.

    File: Document Settings:Raster Effects Settings...

    Modifies the document level effect settings

    File: Report... Generates an on-screen report about the activedocument.

    File: Collect For Output... Collects all document elements for output.

    File: Exit Alt+F4 Closes all open windows and quits FreeHand.

    Edit: Undo Ctrl+Z, Alt+Backspace Reverses the last command applied.

    Edit: Redo Ctrl+Y,Ctrl+Alt+Backspace

    Cancels the last undo.

    Edit: Cut Ctrl+X, Shift+Delete Cuts the selection and puts it on the Clipboard.

    Edit: Copy Ctrl+C, Ctrl+Insert Copies the selection and puts it on the Clipboard.

    Edit: Paste Ctrl+V, Shift+Insert Inserts the Clipboard contents at the insertion point.

    Edit: Special: Copy Special... Copies the selection and puts it on the Clipboard in theselected format.

    Edit: Special: Paste Special... Inserts the Clipboard contents at the insertion point usingthe selected format.

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    Edit: Special: Copy Attributes Ctrl+Alt+Shift+C Copies the attributes of the selected objects or text.

    Edit: Special: Paste Attributes Ctrl+Alt+Shift+V Applies previously copied attributes to selected objects.

    Edit: Special: Paste In Front Pastes an object stored on the Clipboard in front of aselected object in the stacking order.

    Edit: Special: Paste Behind Pastes an object stored on the Clipboard just behind a

    selected object in the stacking order.

    Edit: Clear Removes the selected object.

    Edit: Cut Contents Ctrl+Shift+X Removes an object pasted inside a selected object andplaces it back into the document.

    Edit: Paste Contents Ctrl+Shift+V Pastes an object stored on the Clipboard inside a

    selected, closed path.

    Edit: Duplicate Ctrl+D Creates an exact copy and offsets it from the original.

    Edit: Clone Ctrl+Shift+C Creates an exact copy and positions it on top of theoriginal.

    Edit: Select: All Ctrl+A Selects all objects on unlocked, visible layers on theactive page.

    Edit: Select: All In Document Ctrl+Shift+A Selects all objects in the current document.

    Edit: Select: None Deselects all selected objects.

    Edit: Select: Invert Selection Selects all objects that are currently not selected anddeselects all selected objects.

    Edit: Select: Superselect Selects the group that contains the subselected point orobject.

    Edit: Select: Subselect Selects all objects within a selected group.

    Edit: Find And Replace: Text Ctrl+Shift+F Opens the Find Text dialog box.

    Edit: Find And Replace:

    Graphics

    Ctrl+Alt+E Opens the Find and Replace Graphics panel.

    Edit: Optimize in Fireworks Optimize original source PNG files with Fireworks 4 or

    newer

    Edit: Edit in External Editor... Opens an external editor such as a bitmap image editor.

    Edit: Links... Opens the Links dialog box to make changes to the wayimported graphics behave.

    Edit: Preferences... Ctrl+Shift+D Makes changes in the program settings to control how

    various features behave.

    Edit: Keyboard Shortcuts... Opens the Customize dialog box with the Shortcuts tabselected.

    View: Fit Selection Ctrl+0 Changes the view so all selected objects fit inside the

    document window.

    View: Fit To Page Ctrl+Shift+W Changes the view so the entire active page fits inside thedocument window.

    View: Fit All Ctrl+Alt+0 Changes the view so all pages fit inside the documentwindow.

    View: Custom: New... Creates a new custom view for this document.

    View: Custom: Edit... Delete and/or redefine existing custom views.

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    View: Custom: Previous Ctrl+Alt+Shift+1 Change the current view to the most recent custom view.

    View: Magnification: 25% Change magnification to 25%.

    View: Magnification: 50% Ctrl+5 Change magnification to 50%.

    View: Magnification: 100% Ctrl+1 Change magnification to 100%.

    View: Magnification: 200% Ctrl+2 Change magnification to 200%.

    View: Magnification: 400% Ctrl+4 Change magnification to 400%.

    View: Magnification: 800% Ctrl+8 Change magnification to 800%.

    View: Keyline Ctrl+K Displays the document onscreen as it will print.

    View: Fast Mode Ctrl+Shift+K Optimizes onscreen display for quicker redraw. Does notaffect actual objects or printing.

    View: Hide Selection Hides all selected objects.

    View: Show All Shows all objects previously hidden by the HideSelection command.

    View: Toolbars Ctrl+Alt+T Shows or hides all toolbars.

    View: Panels Ctrl+Alt+H, F12 Hides all panels.

    View: Page Rulers: Show Ctrl+Alt+M Shows or hides the rulers.

    View: Page Rulers: Edit... Opens the Edit Units dialog box.

    View: Text Rulers Ctrl+Alt+Shift+T Shows or hides the Text Ruler.

    View: Guides: Show Shows or hides non-printing lines or objects used for

    alignment.

    View: Guides: Edit... Opens the Guides dialog box to release, delete, and addguides.

    View: Guides: Lock Freezes guides to prevent accidentally moving them.

    Releases guides if already locked.

    View: Guides: Snap To Guides Ctrl+Alt+G Snaps objects to the nearest guide.

    View: Grid: Show Shows or hides a non-printing grid.

    View: Grid: Edit... Opens the Edit Grid dialog box.

    View: Grid: Snap To Grid Snaps objects to the nearest grid coordinate.

    View: Perspective Grid: Show Show or hide non-printing perspective grid.

    View: Perspective Grid: DefineGrids...

    Open the Define Grids dialog box.

    View: Perspective Grid:Previous

    Change current grid view to the most recent grid view.

    View: Perspective Grid:Remove Perspective

    Removes perspective and all transformations fromselected objects.

    View: Perspective Grid:

    Release With Perspective

    Release the objects from the grid but retains the

    transformations.

    View: Snap To Point Ctrl+Shift+Z Snaps objects to the nearest point.

    View: Snap To Object Snaps objects to another object.

    View: Transform Handles Activates transform handles.

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    Modify: Transform: Scale... Ctrl+F10 Reduces or enlarges selected objects.

    Modify: Transform: Move... Ctrl+E Moves objects by precise distances.

    Modify: Transform: Rotate... Ctrl+F2 Rotates a selected object around a fixed point.

    Modify: Transform: Reflect... Ctrl+F9 Flips a selected object horizontally or vertically.

    Modify: Transform: Skew... Ctrl+F11 Slants an object to an oblique angle.

    Modify: Transform Again Ctrl+Shift+G Repeats the previous transformation.

    Modify: Arrange: Bring ToFront

    Ctrl+F Brings the selected drawing objects to the front of thecurrent layer.

    Modify: Arrange: MoveForward

    Ctrl+Alt+Shift+F Moves the selected object one level forward.

    Modify: Arrange: MoveBackward

    Ctrl+Alt+Shift+K Moves the selected object one level backward.

    Modify: Arrange: Send ToBack

    Ctrl+B Sends the selected drawing objects to the back of thecurrent layer.

    Modify: Align: Top Ctrl+Shift+Left,

    Ctrl+Alt+Num 8

    Aligns selected objects to the top edge of the highest

    object.

    Modify: Align: Bottom Ctrl+Shift+Right,Ctrl+Alt+Num 5

    Aligns selected objects to the bottom edge of the lowestobject.

    Modify: Align: CenterHorizontal

    Ctrl+Alt+Num 7 Aligns selected objects to the horizontal center of allobjects.

    Modify: Align: Center Vertical Ctrl+Alt+Num 9 Aligns selected objects to the vertical center of allobjects.

    Modify: Align: Left Ctrl+Alt+Num 4 Aligns selected objects to the left edge of the leftmost

    object.

    Modify: Align: Right Ctrl+Alt+Num 6 Aligns selected objects to the right edge of the rightmostobject.

    Modify: Align Again Ctrl+Alt+Shift+A Repeats an alignment using the current Align panel

    settings.

    Modify: Join Ctrl+J Links two or more paths or connects two endpoints.

    Modify: Split Ctrl+Shift+J Splits an object into smaller or component paths.

    Modify: Combine: Blend Ctrl+Shift+B Creates a number of intermediate steps between twopaths.

    Modify: Combine: Join BlendTo Path

    Ctrl+Alt+Shift+B Attaches a blend along a path.

    Modify: Combine: Union Creates a single path from two or more selected, closedpaths.

    Modify: Combine: Divide Cuts selected paths into sections.

    Modify: Combine: Intersect Creates a single path from the portions of selected pathsthat overlap, removing the remaining portions of thepaths.

    Modify: Combine: Punch Creates a hole in selected closed paths through which

    other objects are visible.

    Modify: Combine: Crop Cuts a bottom path in the stacking order to the shape of atop path.

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    Modify: Alter Path: Correct

    Direction

    Changes the direction of the selected paths.

    Modify: Alter Path: ReverseDirection

    Reverses the direction of one or more selected paths.

    Modify: Alter Path: Remove

    Overlap

    Removes redundant portions of a selected, closed path

    that crosses itself.

    Modify: Alter Path: Simplify... Removes or adds points to a path to maintain the sameshape using the optimum number of points.

    Modify: Alter Path: Expand

    Stroke...

    Converts the perimeter of a specified stroke of a selected

    path into a closed path.

    Modify: Alter Path: Inset Path... Expands or contracts one or more closed paths by thespecified amount.

    Modify: Lock Ctrl+L Freezes selected objects in place to prevent accidentallymoving, cutting, or deleting them.

    Modify: Unlock Ctrl+Shift+L Unlocks a selected, locked object.

    Modify: Group Ctrl+G Collects two or more selected objects or path pointstogether.

    Modify: Ungroup Ctrl+U Separates a group into individual objects.

    Modify: Separate Attributes Separates the selection into individual strokes and fills.

    Modify: Symbol: Edit Symbol Shows the Symbol Edit window.

    Modify: Symbol: Convert toSymbol

    Ctrl+F8 Creates a new Graphic symbol from the current selectionand replaces the current selection with an instance ofthat symbol.

    Modify: Symbol: Copy toSymbol

    Creates a new Graphic symbol from the current selection,the current selection remains unchanged.

    Modify: Symbol: ReleaseInstance

    Releases an instance from its association with thesymbol library.

    Modify: Brush: Create Brush... Creates a new brush from the selected object and adds itto the Brush list.

    Modify: Brush: Release Brush Releases a brushed path from its association to a brush.

    Modify: Extrude: ReleaseExtrude

    Converts the extrusion to a group of objects.

    Modify: Extrude: RemoveExtrude

    Removes the extrusion and reverts the object to itsoriginal state.

    Modify: Extrude: ResetExtrude

    Resets a Rotated extruded object to the default position.

    Modify: Extrude: Share

    Vanishing Points

    Resets the vanishing point of multiple selected extruded

    objects so that they all share the same vanishing point.

    Modify: Extrude: RotateExtrude

    Displays the rotate ring for an extruded object.

    Modify: Envelope: Create Applies default Envelope to selected objects.

    Modify: Envelope: Save AsPreset...

    Saves currently selected Envelope as an Envelopepreset.

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    Modify: Envelope: Delete

    Preset

    Deletes the selected Envelope preset from the pop-up.

    Modify: Envelope: Copy AsPath

    Copies the selected Envelope as a path to the clipboard.

    Modify: Envelope: Paste As

    Envelope

    Pastes a path as an Envelope.

    Modify: Envelope: Release Releases Envelope but retains transformations ofselected objects.

    Modify: Envelope: Remove Removes Envelope and all transformations from

    selected objects.

    Modify: Envelope: Show Map Displays Envelope mapping grid.

    Modify: Convert to Image... Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Z Converts selected objects to a bitmap image.

    Text: Size: Other... Opens the Type Size dialog box.

    Text: Size: Smaller Ctrl+Alt+1, Ctrl+Alt+Num 1, Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Down Reduces

    selected text one point size.

    Text: Size: Larger Ctrl+Alt+2,

    Ctrl+Alt+Num 2,Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Up

    Increases selected text one point size.

    Text: Size: 8 Changes selected text to a point size of 8.

    Text: Size: 9 Changes selected text to a point of 9.

    Text: Size: 10 Changes selected text to a point size of 10.

    Text: Size: 11 Changes selected text to a point size of 11.

    Text: Size: 12 Changes selected text to a point size of 12.

    Text: Size: 14 Changes selected text to a point size of 14.

    Text: Size: 18 Changes selected text to a point size of 18.

    Text: Size: 24 Changes selected text to a point size of 24.

    Text: Size: 36 Changes selected text to a point size of 36.

    Text: Size: 48 Changes selected text to a point size of 48.

    Text: Size: 72 Changes selected text to a point size of 72.

    Text: Font Style: Plain Ctrl+Alt+Shift+P, F5 Sets selected text to plain type sty le.

    Text: Font Style: Bold Ctrl+Alt+B, F6 Makes the selected text bold.

    Text: Font Style: Italic Ctrl+Alt+I, F7 Makes the selected text italic.

    Text: Font Style: BoldItalic Ctrl+Alt+Shift+O, F8 Makes the selected text bold and italic.

    Text: Effect: None Removes effects from selected text.

    Text: Effect: Highlight... Ctrl+Alt+Shift+H Applies a highlight effect to selected text.

    Text: Effect: Inline... Applies an inline effect to selected text.

    Text: Effect: Shadow... Applies a shadow effect to selected text.

    Text: Effect: Strikethrough... Adds a strikethrough to selected text.

    Text: Effect: Underline... Ctrl+Alt+U Underlines selected text.

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    Text: Effect: Zoom... Applies a zoom effect to selected text.

    Text: Align: Left Ctrl+Alt+Shift+L Aligns selected text to the left.

    Text: Align: Right Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R Aligns selected text to the right.

    Text: Align: Center Ctrl+Alt+Shift+M Centers selected text.

    Text: Align: Justified Ctrl+Alt+Shift+J Justifies selected text.

    Text: Leading: Other... Opens the Leading dialog box.

    Text: Leading: Solid Applies solid leading to selected text (same as pointsize).

    Text: Leading: Auto Applies automatic leading to selected text (120% ofpoint size).

    Text: Convert Case: Settings... Opens the Convert Case Settings dialog box.

    Text: Convert Case: Upper Converts selected text to upper case.

    Text: Convert Case: Lower Converts selected text to lower case.

    Text: Convert Case: Small

    Caps

    Converts selected text to small caps.

    Text: Convert Case: Title Converts selected text to title case.

    Text: Convert Case: Sentence Converts selected text to sentence case.

    Text: Special Characters: End

    Of Column

    Forces text after insertion point to top of next column.

    Text: Special Characters: EndOf Line

    Breaks the current text line, wrapping text following theinsertion point.

    Text: Special Characters: Non-Breaking Space

    Ctrl+Shift+H Inserts a space between words to be kept on the sameline.

    Text: Special Characters: EmSpace

    Ctrl+Shift+M Inserts a space the width of the current type size.

    Text: Special Characters: EnSpace

    Ctrl+Shift+N Inserts a space one-half the width of the current typesize.

    Text: Special Characters: ThinSpace

    Ctrl+Shift+T Inserts a space one-tenth the width of the current typesize.

    Text: Special Characters: EmDash

    Inserts a dash the width of the current type size.

    Text: Special Characters: En

    Dash

    Inserts a dash one-half the width of the current type size.

    Text: Special Characters:Discretionary Hyphen

    Inserts a hyphen after the last letter before a break in thetext line.

    Text: Editor... Ctrl+Shift+E Shows or Hides the Text Editor.

    Text: Spelling... Ctrl+Alt+S Shows or hides the Spelling panel.

    Text: Flow Around Selection... Ctrl+Alt+W Makes text wrap around a selected object.

    Text: Flow Inside Path Ctrl+Shift+U Flows a selected text block inside a selected, closedpath.

    Text: Attach To Path Ctrl+Shift+Y Attaches a selected text block to a selected path.

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    Text: Detach From Path Separates text from a path when text is attached to or

    flowing inside the path.

    Text: Convert To Paths Ctrl+Shift+P Changes the selected text into editable vector objects.

    Text: Remove Transforms Cancels all transformations applied to selected text.

    Xtras: Repeat Ctrl+Alt+Shift+X Applies the Xtra last performed again.

    Window: New Window Ctrl+Alt+N Opens an additional document window for the activedocument.

    Window: Toolbars: Main Shows or hides the Main toolbar.

    Window: Toolbars: Text Shows or hides the Text toolbar.

    Window: Toolbars: Controller Shows or hides the Controller toolbar.

    Window: Toolbars: Status Shows or hides the Status toolbar.

    Window: Toolbars: Info Shows or hides the Info toolbar.

    Window: Toolbars: XtraOperations

    Ctrl+Alt+O Shows or hides the Xtra Operations toolbar.

    Window: Toolbars: Xtra Tools Ctrl+Alt+X Shows or hides the Xtra Tools toolbar.Window: Toolbars: Envelope Shows or hides the Envelope toolbar.

    Window: Toolbars:Customize...

    Opens the Customize dialog box with the Toolbars tabselected.

    Window: Tools Ctrl+7 Displays or hides the Tools panel.

    Window: Object Shows or hides the Object Inspector.

    Window: Document Shows or hides the Document Inspector.

    Window: Answers Displays or hides the Answers Panel

    Window: Layers Ctrl+6 Displays or hides the Layers panel.

    Window: Swatches Ctrl+9 Displays or hides the Swatches panel.

    Window: Styles Ctrl+3 Shows or hides the Styles panel.

    Window: Library Shows/Hides the Library panel.

    Window: Color Mixer Ctrl+Shift+9 Displays or hides the Color Mixer.

    Window: Tints Ctrl+Shift+3 Displays or hides the Tint panel.

    Window: Halftones Ctrl+H Displays or hides the Halftones panel.

    Window: Align Ctrl+Alt+A Shows or hides the Align panel, which aligns anddistributes objects in relation to one another.

    Window: Transform Ctrl+M Displays the Transform panel.

    Window: Navigation Displays or hides the navigation panel

    Window: Movie: Stop Stops the animation in the Macromedia Flash (SWF)window.

    Window: Movie: Rewind Sets the animation in the Macromedia Flash (SWF)window to the first frame of the movie.

    Window: Movie: StepBackward

    Sets the animation in the Macromedia Flash (SWF)window back one frame.

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    Window: Movie: Play Starts the animation in the Macromedia Flash (SWF)

    window.

    Window: Movie: Step Forward Sets the animation in the Macromedia Flash (SWF)window forward one frame.

    Window: Movie: Fast Forward Sets the animation in the Macromedia Flash (SWF)

    window to the last frame of the movie.

    Window: Movie: Test Ctrl+Enter Displays the current FreeHand document as aMacromedia Flash (SWF) Movie.

    Window: Movie: Export Ctrl+Alt+Shift+S Brings up the Export Movie dialog to save the current

    Macromedia Flash (SWF) Movie.

    Window: Movie: Settings Accesses the Macromedia Flash (SWF) export settingsdialog.

    Window: Cascade Shift+F5 Arranges the open document windows in a cascade.

    Window: Tile Horizontally Arranges windows as tiles stacked top to bottom.

    Window: Tile Vertically Shift+F4 Arranges windows as side-by-side tiles.

    Window: Arrange Icons Arranges the document window icons.

    Tools / Commands: Add toSwatches

    Adds colors from the Color Mixer to the Color List.

    Tools / Commands: Pages:

    Previous Page

    Ctrl+Page Up Displays the previous page.

    Tools / Commands: Pages:Next Page

    Ctrl+Page Down Displays the next page.

    Tools / Commands: Pages:

    Add Page

    Adds a new page to the document.

    Tools / Commands: Pages:Remove Page

    Removes the current page from the document.

    Tools / Commands: Pages:Duplicate Page

    Duplicates the current page.

    Tools / Commands: Pages:New Master Page

    Creates a new Master Page.

    Tools / Commands: Pages:Convert to Master Page

    Creates a new Master Page from the current page andmoves all objects on the current page to the Master

    Page.

    Tools / Commands: Pages:Release child page

    Releases current child page(s) from their Master Page.Objects on Master Page are copied onto the page(s).

    Tools / Commands: Text

    Adjustments: Move toPrevious Word

    Ctrl+Left Places cursor before the current word.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Move to NextWord

    Ctrl+Right Places cursor after the current word.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Move to Top ofParagraph

    Ctrl+Up Places cursor at the start of the paragraph.

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    Tools / Commands: Text

    Adjustments: Move to Top ofNext Paragraph

    Ctrl+Down Places cursor at the start of the next paragraph.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Move to

    Beginning of Sentence

    Ctrl+Num 7 Places cursor at the start of the sentence.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Move to End ofSentence

    Ctrl+Num 1 Places cursor at the end of the sentence.

    Tools / Commands: Text

    Adjustments: Move toBeginning of Story

    Ctrl+Home Places cursor at the beginning of the story.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Move to End of

    Story

    Ctrl+End Places cursor at the end of the story.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Select PreviousWord

    Ctrl+Shift+Left Selects to the beginning of the current word.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Select NextWord

    Ctrl+Shift+Right Selects to the end of the current word.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Select to Top of

    Paragraph

    Ctrl+Shift+Up Selects to the start of the paragraph.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Select to Top ofNext ParagraphCtrl+Shift+Down

    Selects to the start of the next paragraph.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Select toBeginning of Sentence

    Ctrl+Num 8

    Selects to the beginning of the sentence.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Select to End ofSentence

    Ctrl+Num 2 Selects to the end of the sentence.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Select toBeginning of Story

    Ctrl+Shift+Home Selects to the start of the story.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Select to End of

    Story

    Ctrl+Shift+End Selects to the end of the story.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Delete PreviousWord

    Ctrl+Shift+Backspace Deletes the previous word.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Delete NextWord

    Ctrl+Shift+Delete Deletes the next word.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Increase

    Leading Greater

    Ctrl+Num + Increases leading of hilighted text in 100% or 2 pointincrements.

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    Tools / Commands: Text

    Adjustments: IncreaseLeading Lesser

    Ctrl+Alt+Num + Increases leading of highlighted text in 50% or 1 point

    increments.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Decrease

    Leading Greater

    Ctrl+Num - Decreases leading of hilighted text in 100% or 2 pointincrements.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: DecreaseLeading Lesser

    Ctrl+Alt+Num - Decreases leading of highlighted text in 50% or 1 pointincrements.

    Tools / Commands: Text

    Adjustments: Increase KerningBy 10% em

    Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Right Increases kerning of highlighted text by 10% em.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Increase Kerning

    By 1% em

    Ctrl+Alt+Right Increases kerning of highlighted text by 1% em.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: DecreaseKerning By 10% em

    Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Left Decreases kerning

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: DecreaseKerning By 1% em

    Ctrl+Alt+Left Decreases kerning of highlighted text by 1% em.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Increase

    Baseline Shift

    Ctrl+Alt+Up Increases baseline shift of highlighted text.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: DecreaseBaseline Shift

    Ctrl+Alt+Down Decreases baseline shift of highlighted text .

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: IncreaseHorizontal Scale by 5%Ctrl+Num 6

    Increases horizontal scale of highlighted text by 5%.

    Tools / Commands: Text

    Adjustments: DecreaseHorizontal Scale by 5%Ctrl+Num 3

    Decreases horizontal scale of highlighted text by 5%.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Pointer

    Selects, moves, or resizes objects.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Pointer Properties

    Displays the Pointer Tool options dialog.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:

    Subselect

    Select inside groups and composite paths.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:

    Page

    Selects and transforms pages on the pasteboard.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Lasso

    Selects objects within a defined path.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Lasso Properties

    Displays the Lasso Tool options dialog.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Line

    Draws straight lines.

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    Tools / Commands: Tools: Pen Draws paths by anchoring points.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Rectangle

    Draws rectangles, rounded rectangles, and squares.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Rectangle Properties

    Displays the Rectangle Tool options dialog.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:

    Text

    Inserts a text block.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Polygon

    Draws polygons and stars.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:

    Polygon Properties

    Displays the Polygon Tool options dialog.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Ellipse

    Draws ellipses and circles.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Pencil

    Draws freeform paths.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Pencil Properties

    Displays the Pencil Tool options dialog.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:

    Perspective

    Moves objects to perspective grids and manipulates the

    grids.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Scale

    F10 Resizes selected objects.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Freeform

    Reshapes paths without using points or point handles.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Freeform Properties

    Displays the Freeform Tool options dialog.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Rotate

    F2 Rotates selected objects.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Reflect

    F9 Flips selected objects.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Skew

    F11 Slants selected objects.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:

    Trace

    Converts bitmaps to editable paths.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Trace Properties

    Displays the Trace Tool options dialog.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:

    Knife

    Cuts a path into two paths.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:

    Knife Properties

    Displays the Knife Tool options dialog.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Hand

    Pan to see other parts of the document.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Magnify

    Magnifies a defined area of the current page.

    Tools / Commands: Tools:Blend

    Creates and modifies blends.

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    Menu Command Keyboard Shortcut Description

    File: New Ctrl+N Creates a new document or template.

    File: Open... Ctrl+O Opens an existing document or template.

    File: Close Ctrl+F4 Prompts to save the document and then closes theactive window.

    File: Save Ctrl+S Saves the active document or template.

    File: Save As... Ctrl+Shift+S Saves a copy of the document in a separate file.

    File: Revert Retrieves the last saved version of the document.

    File: Import... Ctrl+R Imports a graphic file created in another application or inan earlier version of FreeHand.

    File: Export... Ctrl+Shift+R Saves your FreeHand file in a format best for opening orimporting into another application.

    File: Export Again Saves your FreeHand file in the format last exported.

    File: Send: Document Sends the active document as an e-mail attachment.

    File: Send: All OpenDocuments...

    Sends all open documents as e-mail attachments.

    File: Printer Setup... Changes the layout, size, and orientation of the currentpage.

    File: Print... Ctrl+P Prints the active document.

    File: Document Settings:Constrain...

    Sets the angle of the invisible axis for drawing with theRectangle and Ellipse tools.

    File: Document Settings:Cursor Distance...

    Sets the distance in current document units that objectsmove when using the left, right, up, and down arrow keys.

    File: Document Settings:Output Options...

    Use to control how your final document exports or printsto a PostScript output device.

    File: Document Settings:Raster Effects Settings...

    Modifies the document level effect settings

    File: Report... Generates an on-screen report about the activedocument.

    File: Collect For Output... Collects all document elements for output.

    File: Exit Alt+F4 Closes all open windows and quits FreeHand.

    Edit: Undo Ctrl+Z, Alt+Backspace Reverses the last command applied.

    Edit: Redo Ctrl+Y,Ctrl+Alt+Backspace

    Cancels the last undo.

    Edit: Cut Ctrl+X, Shift+Delete Cuts the selection and puts it on the Clipboard.

    Edit: Copy Ctrl+C, Ctrl+Insert Copies the selection and puts it on the Clipboard.

    Edit: Paste Ctrl+V, Shift+Insert Inserts the Clipboard contents at the insertion point.

    Edit: Special: Copy Special... Copies the selection and puts it on the Clipboard in theselected format.

    Edit: Special: Paste Special... Inserts the Clipboard contents at the insertion point usingthe selected format.

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    View: Custom: Edit... Delete and/or redefine

    existing custom views.

    Delete and/or redefine existing custom views.

    View: Custom: Previous Ctrl+Alt+Shift+1 Change the current view to the most recent custom view.

    View: Magnification: 25% Change magnification to 25%.

    View: Magnification: 50% Ctrl+Num 5, Ctrl+5 Change magnificat ion to 50%.

    View: Magnification: 100% Ctrl+Num 1, Ctrl+1 Change magnificat ion to 100%.

    View: Magnification: 200% Ctrl+Num 2, Ctrl+2 Change magnification to 200%.

    View: Magnification: 400% Ctrl+Num 4, Ctrl+4 Change magnification to 400%.

    View: Magnification: 800% Ctrl+Num 8, Ctrl+8 Change magnification to 800%.

    View: Keyline Ctrl+K Displays the document onscreen as it will print.

    View: Fast Mode Ctrl+Shift+K Optimizes onscreen display for quicker redraw. Does notaffect actual objects or printing.

    View: Hide Selection Hides all selected objects.

    View: Show All Shows all objects previously hidden by the Hide

    Selection command.View: Toolbars Ctrl+Alt+T Shows or hides all toolbars.

    View: Panels Ctrl+Alt+H, F12 Hides all panels.

    View: Page Rulers: Show Ctrl+Alt+M Shows or hides the rulers.

    View: Page Rulers: Edit... Opens the Edit Units dialog box.

    View: Text Rulers Ctrl+Alt+Shift+T Shows or hides the Text Ruler.

    View: Guides: Show Shows or hides non-printing lines or objects used foralignment.

    View: Guides: Edit... Opens the Guides dialog box to release, delete, and add

    guides.

    View: Guides: Lock Freezes guides to prevent accidentally moving them.Releases guides if already locked.

    View: Guides: Snap To Guides Ctrl+Alt+G Snaps objects to the nearest guide.

    View: Grid: Show Shows or hides a non-printing grid.

    View: Grid: Edit... Opens the Edit Grid dialog box.

    View: Grid: Snap To Grid Snaps objects to the nearest grid coordinate.

    View: Perspective Grid: Show Show or hide non-printing perspective grid.

    View: Perspective Grid: DefineGrids...

    Open the Define Grids dialog box.

    View: Perspective Grid:Previous

    Change current grid view to the most recent grid view.

    View: Perspective Grid:

    Remove Perspective

    Removes perspective and all transformations from

    selected objects.

    View: Perspective Grid:Release With Perspective

    Release the objects from the grid but retains thetransformations.

    View: Snap To Point Ctrl+Shift+Z Snaps objects to the nearest point.

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    View: Snap To Object Snaps objects to another object.

    View: Transform Handles Activates transform handles.

    Modify: Transform: Scale... Ctrl+F10 Reduces or enlarges selected objects.

    Modify: Transform: Move... Ctrl+E Moves objects by precise distances.

    Modify: Transform: Rotate... Ctrl+F2 Rotates a selected object around a fixed point.

    Modify: Transform: Reflect... Ctrl+F9 Flips a selected object horizontally or vertically.

    Modify: Transform: Skew... Ctrl+F11 Slants an object to an oblique angle.

    Modify: Transform Again Ctrl+Shift+G Repeats the previous transformation.

    Modify: Arrange: Bring ToFront

    Ctrl+F, Ctrl+Shift+Up Brings the selected drawing objects to the front of thecurrent layer.

    Modify: Arrange: MoveForward

    Ctrl+Alt+Shift+F,Ctrl+Up

    Moves the selected object one level forward.

    Modify: Arrange: MoveBackward

    Ctrl+Alt+Shift+K,Ctrl+Down

    Moves the selected object one level backward.

    Modify: Arrange: Send ToBack Ctrl+B,Ctrl+Shift+Down Sends the selected drawing objects to the back of thecurrent layer.

    Modify: Align: Top Ctrl+Shift+Left,Ctrl+Alt+Num 8

    Aligns selected objects to the top edge of the highestobject.

    Modify: Align: Bottom Ctrl+Shift+Right,Ctrl+Alt+Num 5

    Aligns selected objects to the bottom edge of the lowestobject.

    Modify: Align: CenterHorizontal

    Ctrl+Alt+Num 7 Aligns selected objects to the horizontal center of allobjects.

    Modify: Align: Center Vertical Ctrl+Alt+Num 9 Aligns selected objects to the vertical center of all

    objects.

    Modify: Align: Left Ctrl+Left, Ctrl+Alt+Num

    4

    Aligns selected objects to the left edge of the leftmost

    object.

    Modify: Align: Right Ctrl+Right,

    Ctrl+Alt+Num 6

    Aligns selected objects to the right edge of the rightmost

    object.

    Modify: Align Again Ctrl+Alt+Shift+A Repeats an alignment using the current Align panelsettings.

    Modify: Join Ctrl+J Links two or more paths or connects two endpoints.

    Modify: Split Ctrl+Shift+J Splits an object into smaller or component paths.

    Modify: Combine: Blend Ctrl+Shift+B Creates a number of intermediate steps between twopaths.

    Modify: Combine: Join BlendTo Path

    Ctrl+Alt+Shift+B Attaches a blend along a path.

    Modify: Combine: Union Creates a single path from two or more selected, closedpaths.

    Modify: Combine: Divide Cuts selected paths into sections.

    Modify: Combine: Intersect Creates a single path from the portions of selected pathsthat overlap, removing the remaining portions of the

    paths.

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    Modify: Combine: Punch Creates a hole in selected closed paths through which

    other objects are visible.

    Modify: Combine: Crop Cuts a bottom path in the stacking order to the shape of atop path.

    Modify: Alter Path: Correct

    Direction

    Changes the direction of the selected paths.

    Modify: Alter Path: ReverseDirection

    Reverses the direction of one or more selected paths.

    Modify: Alter Path: Remove

    Overlap

    Removes redundant portions of a selected, closed path

    that crosses itself.

    Modify: Alter Path: Simplify... Removes or adds points to a path to maintain the sameshape using the optimum number of points.

    Modify: Alter Path: ExpandStroke...

    Converts the perimeter of a specified stroke of a selectedpath into a closed path.

    Modify: Alter Path: Inset Path... Expands or contracts one or more closed paths by thespecified amount.

    Modify: Lock Ctrl+L Freezes selected objects in place to prevent accidentally

    moving, cutting, or deleting them.

    Modify: Unlock Ctrl+Shift+L Unlocks a selected, locked object.

    Modify: Group Ctrl+G Collects two or more selected objects or path pointstogether.

    Modify: Ungroup Ctrl+U Separates a group into individual objects.

    Modify: Separate Attributes Separates the selection into individual strokes and fills.

    Modify: Symbol: Edit Symbol Shows the Symbol Edit window.

    Modify: Symbol: Convert toSymbol

    Creates a new Graphic symbol from the current selectionand replaces the current selection with an instance ofthat symbol.

    Modify: Symbol: Copy toSymbol

    Creates a new Graphic symbol from the current selection,the current selection remains unchanged.

    Modify: Symbol: ReleaseInstance

    Releases an instance from its association with thesymbol library.

    Modify: Brush: Create Brush... Creates a new brush from the selected object and adds it

    to the Brush list.

    Modify: Brush: Release Brush Releases a brushed path from its association to a brush.

    Modify: Extrude: ReleaseExtrude

    Converts the extrusion to a group of objects.

    Modify: Extrude: Remove

    Extrude

    Removes the extrusion and reverts the object to its

    original state.

    Modify: Extrude: ResetExtrude

    Resets a Rotated extruded object to the default position.

    Modify: Extrude: ShareVanishing Points

    Resets the vanishing point of multiple selected extrudedobjects so that they all share the same vanishing point.

    Modify: Extrude: RotateExtrude

    Displays the rotate ring for an extruded object.

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    Modify: Envelope: Create Applies default Envelope to selected objects.

    Modify: Envelope: Save AsPreset...

    Saves currently selected Envelope as an Envelopepreset.

    Modify: Envelope: DeletePreset

    Deletes the selected Envelope preset from the pop-up.

    Modify: Envelope: Copy As

    Path

    Copies the selected Envelope as a path to the clipboard.

    Modify: Envelope: Paste AsEnvelope

    Pastes a path as an Envelope.

    Modify: Envelope: Release Releases Envelope but retains transformations of

    selected objects.

    Modify: Envelope: Remove Removes Envelope and all transformations fromselected objects.

    Modify: Envelope: Show Map Displays Envelope mapping grid.

    Modify: Convert to Image... Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Z Converts selected objects to a bitmap image.

    Text: Size: Other... Opens the Type Size dialog box.

    Text: Size: Smaller Ctrl+Alt+1, Ctrl+Alt+Num 1, Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Down Reducesselected text one point size.

    Text: Size: Larger Ctrl+Alt+2,

    Ctrl+Alt+Num 2,Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Up

    Increases selected text one point size.

    Text: Size: 8 Changes selected text to a point size of 8.

    Text: Size: 9 Changes selected text to a point of 9.

    Text: Size: 10 Changes selected text to a point size of 10.

    Text: Size: 11 Changes selected text to a point size of 11.

    Text: Size: 12 Changes selected text to a point size of 12.

    Text: Size: 14 Changes selected text to a point size of 14.

    Text: Size: 18 Changes selected text to a point size of 18.

    Text: Size: 24 Changes selected text to a point size of 24.

    Text: Size: 36 Changes selected text to a point size of 36.

    Text: Size: 48 Changes selected text to a point size of 48.

    Text: Size: 72 Changes selected text to a point size of 72.

    Text: Font Style: Plain Ctrl+Alt+Shift+P, F5 Sets selected text to plain type sty le.

    Text: Font Style: Bold Ctrl+Alt+B, F6 Makes the selected text bold.

    Text: Font Style: Italic Ctrl+Alt+I, F7 Makes the selected text italic.

    Text: Font Style: BoldItalic Ctrl+Alt+Shift+O, F8 Makes the selected text bold and italic.

    Text: Effect: None Removes effects from selected text.

    Text: Effect: Highlight... Ctrl+Alt+Shift+H Applies a highlight effect to selected text.

    Text: Effect: Inline... Applies an inline effect to selected text.

    Text: Effect: Shadow... Applies a shadow effect to selected text.

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    Text: Effect: Strikethrough... Ctrl+Alt+Shift+S Adds a strikethrough to selected text.

    Text: Effect: Underline... Ctrl+Alt+U Underlines selected text.

    Text: Effect: Zoom... Applies a zoom effect to selected text.

    Text: Align: Left Ctrl+Alt+Shift+L Aligns selected text to the left.

    Text: Align: Right Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R Aligns selected text to the right.

    Text: Align: Center Ctrl+Alt+Shift+M Centers selected text.

    Text: Align: Justified Ctrl+Alt+Shift+J Justifies selected text.

    Text: Leading: Other... Opens the Leading dialog box.

    Text: Leading: Solid Applies solid leading to selected text (same as pointsize).

    Text: Leading: Auto Applies automatic leading to selected text (120% ofpoint size).

    Text: Convert Case: Settings... Opens the Convert Case Settings dialog box.

    Text: Convert Case: Upper Converts selected text to upper case.

    Text: Convert Case: Lower Converts selected text to lower case.

    Text: Convert Case: SmallCaps

    Converts selected text to small caps.

    Text: Convert Case: Title Converts selected text to title case.

    Text: Convert Case: Sentence Converts selected text to sentence case.

    Text: Special Characters: EndOf Column

    Forces text after insertion point to top of next column.

    Text: Special Characters: EndOf Line

    Breaks the current text line, wrapping text following theinsertion point.

    Text: Special Characters: Non-

    Breaking Space

    Ctrl+Shift+H Inserts a space between words to be kept on the same

    line.

    Text: Special Characters: EmSpace

    Ctrl+Shift+M Inserts a space the width of the current type size.

    Text: Special Characters: EnSpace

    Ctrl+Shift+N Inserts a space one-half the width of the current typesize.

    Text: Special Characters: ThinSpace

    Ctrl+Shift+T Inserts a space one-tenth the width of the current typesize.

    Text: Special Characters: Em

    Dash

    Inserts a dash the width of the current type size.

    Text: Special Characters: EnDash

    Inserts a dash one-half the width of the current type size.

    Text: Special Characters:

    Discretionary Hyphen

    Inserts a hyphen after the last letter before a break in the

    text line.

    Text: Editor... Ctrl+Shift+E Shows or Hides the Text Editor.

    Text: Spelling... Ctrl+Alt+S Shows or hides the Spelling panel.

    Text: Flow Around Selection... Ctrl+Alt+W Makes text wrap around a selected object.

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    Text: Flow Inside Path Ctrl+Shift+U Flows a selected text block inside a selected, closed

    path.

    Text: Attach To Path Ctrl+Shift+Y Attaches a selected text block to a selected path.

    Text: Detach From Path Separates text from a path when text is attached to orflowing inside the path.

    Text: Convert To Paths Ctrl+Shift+P Changes the selected text into editable vector objects.

    Text: Remove Transforms Cancels all transformations applied to selected text.

    Xtras: Repeat Ctrl+Alt+Shift+X Applies the Xtra last performed again.

    Window: New Window Ctrl+Alt+N Opens an additional document window for the activedocument.

    Window: Toolbars: Main Shows or hides the Main toolbar.

    Window: Toolbars: Text Shows or hides the Text toolbar.

    Window: Toolbars: Controller Shows or hides the Controller toolbar.

    Window: Toolbars: Status Shows or hides the Status toolbar.

    Window: Toolbars: Info Shows or hides the Info toolbar.Window: Toolbars: XtraOperations

    Shows or hides the Xtra Operations toolbar.

    Window: Toolbars: Xtra Tools Shows or hides the Xtra Tools toolbar.

    Window: Toolbars: Envelope Shows or hides the Envelope toolbar.

    Window: Toolbars:Customize...

    Opens the Customize dialog box with the Toolbars tabselected.

    Window: Tools Ctrl+7 Displays or hides the Tools panel.

    Window: Object Shows or hides the Object Inspector.

    Window: Document Shows or hides the Document Inspector.

    Window: Answers Displays or hides the Answers Panel

    Window: Layers Ctrl+6 Displays or hides the Layers panel.

    Window: Swatches Ctrl+9 Displays or hides the Swatches panel.

    Window: Styles Ctrl+3 Shows or hides the Styles panel.

    Window: Library Shows/Hides the Library panel.

    Window: Color Mixer Ctrl+Shift+9 Displays or hides the Color Mixer.

    Window: Tints Ctrl+Shift+3 Displays or hides the Tint panel.

    Window: Halftones Ctrl+H Displays or hides the Halftones panel.

    Window: Align Ctrl+Alt+A Shows or hides the Align panel, which aligns anddistributes objects in relation to one another.

    Window: Transform Ctrl+M Displays the Transform panel.

    Window: Navigation Displays or hides the navigation panel

    Window: Movie: Stop Stops the animation in the Macromedia Flash (SWF)window.

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    Tools / Commands: Text

    Adjustments: Move to Top ofParagraph

    Places cursor at the start of the paragraph.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Move to Top of

    Next Paragraph

    Places cursor at the start of the next paragraph.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Move toBeginning of Sentence

    Places cursor at the start of the sentence.

    Tools / Commands: Text

    Adjustments: Move to End ofSentence

    Places cursor at the end of the sentence.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Move to

    Beginning of Story

    Places cursor at the beginning of the story.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Move to End ofStory

    Places cursor at the end of the story.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Select PreviousWord

    Selects to the beginning of the current word.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Select Next

    Word

    Selects to the end of the current word.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Select to Top ofParagraph

    Selects to the start of the paragraph.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Select to Top ofNext Paragraph

    Selects to the start of the next paragraph.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Select toBeginning of Sentence

    Selects to the beginning of the sentence.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Select to End ofSentence

    Selects to the end of the sentence.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Select toBeginning of Story

    Selects to the start of the story.

    Tools / Commands: Text

    Adjustments: Select to End ofStory

    Selects to the end of the story.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Delete Previous

    Word

    Deletes the previous word.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Delete NextWord

    Deletes the next word.

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    Tools / Commands: Text

    Adjustments: IncreaseLeading Greater

    Increases leading of hilighted text in 100% or 2 point

    increments.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Increase

    Leading Lesser

    Increases leading of highlighted text in 50% or 1 pointincrements.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: DecreaseLeading Greater

    Decreases leading of hilighted text in 100% or 2 pointincrements.

    Tools / Commands: Text

    Adjustments: DecreaseLeading Lesser

    Decreases leading of highlighted text in 50% or 1 point

    increments.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Increase Kerning

    By 10% em

    Increases kerning of highlighted text by 10% em.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: Increase KerningBy 1% em

    Increases kerning of highlighted text by 1% em.

    Tools / Commands: TextAdjustments: DecreaseKerning By 10% em

    Decreases kerning of highlighted text by 10% em.

    Tools / Com