Use this topic to learn about the keyboard shortcuts for Adobe Story CC (Classic)

Note:

Adobe will stop the Adobe Story CC service on January 22, 2019. Adobe Story CC, Adobe Story CC (Classic), and Adobe Story CC desktop application will be discontinued. See End of service FAQ for more information.

Before you begin...

When there is a conflict between the keyboard shortcuts in Adobe Story and the browser, some of the keyboard shortcuts in Adobe Story might not work as intended. The keyboard shortcut behavior varies based on the browser, and its versions. If you regularly use keyboard shortcuts, Adobe recommends that you use the desktop version of Adobe Story.

Windows

Keyboard shortcuts for Adobe® Story running on Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer.

Note:

(Internet Explorer 8) - Those keyboard shortcuts in Adobe Story that conflict with the browser’s shortcuts might not work as intended. Use the menu to perform these actions.

Authoring view

Action

Firefox, Chrome

Internet Explorer

Menu path

Copy text

Ctrl c

Ctrl c

Edit > Copy

Paste text

Ctrl v

Ctrl v

Edit > Paste

Save document

Ctrl s

 

File > Save

Save document as

Ctrl Shift s

Ctrl Shift S

File > Save As

Undo typing

Ctrl z

Ctrl z

Edit > Undo

Add a sticky note Ctrl+Shift+M Ctrl+Shift+M Production > Insert Sticky Notes

Redo last action

Ctrl y

Ctrl y

Edit > Redo

Find text

Ctrl f

Ctrl f

Edit > Find

Select all

Ctrl a

Ctrl a

Edit > Select All

Go to the next element of the same type in the script

Ctrl j

 

Edit > Jump > Next Element

Go to the previous element of the same type in the script

Ctrl k

 

Edit > Jump > Prev Element

New Document

Ctrl n

 

File > New

Close Current Document

Ctrl w

 

File > Close

Apply Scene Heading

Ctrl 1

 

Scene Element menu

Apply Action

Ctrl 2

 

Scene Element menu

Apply Character

Ctrl 3

 

Scene Element menu

Apply parenthetical

Ctrl 4

 

Scene Element menu

Apply dialogue

Ctrl 5

 

Scene Element menu

Apply transition

Ctrl 6

 

Scene Element menu

Apply shot

Ctrl 7

 

Scene Element menu

Apply General

Ctrl 8

 

Scene Element menu

Apply Speaking Extras Ctrl 9   Scene Element menu

Auto Complete Menu 1 (INT./EXT.)

Ctrl spacebar

Ctrl spacebar

 

Auto Complete menu 2 (Location)

Ctrl spacebar

Ctrl spacebar

 

Introduce New Line

Shift Enter

Shift Enter

 

Page break

Ctrl Enter

Ctrl Enter

 

Print Selected

Ctrl P

 

File > Print

Next Scene

Ctrl Shift j

Ctrl Shift j (applicable only for Internet Explorer 9)

Edit > Jump > Next Scene

Previous Scene

Ctrl Shift k

 

Edit > Jump > Prev Scene

Cut text

Ctrl x

Ctrl x

 

Show Help

F1 (launches Windows Help as well)

F1 (launches Windows Help as well)

Help > Adobe Story Help

Switch between Authoring and Projects views

Ctrl ~

Ctrl ~

 

Keyboard shortcuts for camera shot

Available for: Adobe Story Plus

You can also use keyboard shortcuts to select options for Shot Type in the Camera Shot Instructions dialog. Each option under the Shot Type section is associated with a keyboard number key. The keyboard shortcut appears in parentheses beside the option.

Action

Shortcut

Launch Camera Shot dialog

Ctrl+Shift C

Launch Video Tape dialog

Ctrl+Shift V

Launch Recording Break dialog

Ctrl+Shift R

Launch the Additional Information dialog

Ctrl+Shift+Y

Launch Camera Shot dialog with type 'Shot Line' selected

Ctrl+Shift 5

Launch Camera Shot dialog with type 'As Directed' selected

Ctrl+Shift 6

Launch Camera Shot dialog with type 'Shot Development' selected

Ctrl+Shift 7

Launch Camera Shot dialog with type 'Camera Reposition' selected

Ctrl+Shift 8

Launch Camera Shot dialog with type 'Isolated Shot' selected

Ctrl+Shift 9

Launch Camera Shot dialog with type 'Pickup Shot' selected

Ctrl+Shift 0

Projects view

Action

Firefox, Chrome

Internet Explorer

Traverse document rows

Up/Down arrows

Up/Down arrows

Show Context Menu for selected document

Ctrl Enter

Ctrl Enter

Open selected

Enter

Enter

Rename

F2

F2

Share a document (Open sharing dialog in both Projects/Authoring views)

Ctrl Shift H

Add New Project (launches Create New Project dialog)

Ctrl Shift N

Ctrl Shift N

(not applicable for Internet Explorer 9 and 10)

Import Script

Ctrl Shift I

Keyboard Shortcuts - AV Scripts

The keyboard shortcuts to insert the following elements in AV scripts do not work on Internet Explorer. If you are using Internet Explorer, use the element menu to insert elements.

Action

Firefox, Chrome

Scene

Ctrl 1

Character

Ctrl 2

Dialog

Ctrl 3

Parenthetical

Ctrl 4

General

Ctrl 5

Keyboard shortcuts for new scene options in AV scripts.

Action

Keyboard shortcut

Scene

Ctrl 6

Character

Ctrl 7

Dialog

Ctrl 8

Keyboard shortcuts to insert images in AV scripts.

Action

Keyboard shortcut

Insert Image

Ctrl 9

Keyboard shortcuts - scheduling

Keyboard shortcuts to breaks and banners in schedules:

Action

Keyboard shortcut

Insert Day break

Ctrl ,

Insert Banner (no duration)

Ctrl .

Mac

Keyboard shortcuts for Adobe Story running on Firefox, Chrome, and Safari.

Authoring view

Action

Safari

Firefox

Chrome

Menu path

Copy text

Cmd c / Ctrl c

Cmd c / Ctrl c

Cmd C / Ctrl c

Edit > Copy

Paste text

Cmd v

Cmd v

Cmd v

Edit > Paste

Save document

Ctrl s

Ctrl s

Cmd s / Ctrl s

File > Save

Save document as

Ctrl Shift s

Cmd Shift s/ Ctrl Shift s

Cmd Shift s/ Ctrl Shift s

File > Save As

Undo typing

Cmd z / Ctrl z

Cmd z / Ctrl z

Cmd z / Ctrl z

Edit > Undo

Redo last action

Cmd y / Ctrl y

Cmd y / Ctrl y

Cmd y / Ctrl y

Edit > Redo

Find text

Ctrl f

Ctrl f

Cmd f / Ctrl f

Edit > Find

Select all

Cmd a / Ctrl a

Cmd a / Ctrl a

Cmd a / Ctrl a

Edit > Select All

Go to the next element in the script

Cmd j / Ctrl j

Ctrl j

Cmd j / Ctrl j

Edit > Jump > Next Element

Go to the previous element in the script

Cmd k / Ctrl k

Ctrl k

Cmd k / Ctrl k

Edit > Jump > Prev Element

New Document

Ctrl n

Ctrl n

Ctrl n

File > New

Close Current Document

Ctrl w

Ctrl w

Ctrl w

File > Close

Apply Scene Heading

Ctrl 1

Ctrl 1 / Cmd 1

Ctrl 1 / Cmd 1

Scene Element menu

Apply Action

Ctrl 2

Ctrl 2 / Cmd 2

Ctrl 2 / Cmd 2

Scene Element menu

Apply Character

Ctrl 3

Ctrl 3 / Cmd 3

Ctrl 3 / Cmd 3

Scene Element menu

Apply parenthetical

Ctrl 4

Ctrl 4 / Cmd 4

Ctrl 4 / Cmd 4

Scene Element menu

Apply dialogue

Ctrl 5

Ctrl 5 / Cmd 5

Ctrl 5 / Cmd 5

Scene Element menu

Apply transition

Ctrl 6

Ctrl 6 / Cmd 6

Ctrl 6 / Cmd 6

Scene Element menu

Apply shot

Ctrl 7

Ctrl 7 / Cmd 7

Ctrl 7 / Cmd 7

Scene Element menu

Apply General

Ctrl 8

Ctrl 8 / Cmd 8

Ctrl 8 / Cmd 8

Scene Element menu

Apply Speaking Extras Ctrl 9 Ctrl 9 / Cmd 9
Ctrl 9 / Cmd 9
Scene Element menu

Auto Complete Menu 1 (INT./EXT.)

Ctrl spacebar

Ctrl spacebar

Ctrl spacebar

 

Auto Complete menu 2 (Location)

Ctrl spacebar

Ctrl spacebar

Ctrl spacebar

 

Introduce New Line

Shift Enter

Shift Enter

Shift Enter

 

Page break

Ctrl Enter / Cmd Enter

Ctrl Enter / Cmd Enter

Ctrl Enter / Cmd Enter

 

Print Selected

Ctrl p

Ctrl p

Ctrl p / Cmd p

File > Print

Next Scene

Ctrl Shift j

Ctrl Shift j

Cmd Shift J / Ctrl Shift J

Edit > Jump > Next Scene

Previous Scene

Ctrl Shift k

Ctrl Shift k

Cmd Shift K / Ctrl Shift K

Edit > Jump > Prev Scene

Cut text

Cmd x / Ctrl x

Cmd x / Ctrl x

Cmd x / Ctrl x

Cut text

Show Help

F1

F1

F1

Help > Adobe Story Help

Switch between Authoring and Projects views

Ctrl ~

Ctrl ~

Ctrl ~

 

Keyboard shortcuts for camera shot

Available for: Adobe Story Plus

You can also use keyboard shortcuts to select options for Shot Type in the Camera Shot Instructions dialog. Each option under the Shot Type section is associated with a keyboard number key. The keyboard shortcut appears in parentheses beside the option.

Action

Shortcut

Launch Camera Shot dialog

Cmd/Control+Shift C

Launch Video Tape dialog

Cmd/Control+Shift V

Launch Recording Break dialog

Cmd/Control+Shift R

Launch the Additional Information dialog

Cmd/Control+Shift Y

Launch Camera Shot dialog with type 'Shot Line' selected

Cmd/Control+Shift 5

Launch Camera Shot dialog with type 'As Directed' selected

Cmd/Control+Shift 6

Launch Camera Shot dialog with type 'Shot Development' selected

Cmd/Control+Shift 7

Launch Camera Shot dialog with type 'Camera Reposition' selected

Cmd/Control+Shift 8

Launch Camera Shot dialog with type 'Isolated Shot' selected

Cmd/Control+Shift 9

Launch Camera Shot dialog with type 'Pickup Shot' selected

Cmd/Control+Shift 0

Projects view

Action

Safari

Firefox

Chrome

Traverse document rows

Up/Down arrows

Up/Down arrows

Up/Down arrows

Show Context Menu for selected document

Cmd Enter / Ctrl Enter

Cmd Enter / Ctrl Enter

Cmd Enter / Ctrl Enter

Open selected

Enter

Enter

Enter

Rename

F2

F2

F2

Share a document (Open sharing dialog in both Projects/Authoring views)

Ctrl Shift h

Ctrl Shift h

Cmd Shift h / Ctrl Shift h

Add New Project (launches Create New Project dialog)

Ctrl Shift n

Cmd Shift n / Ctrl Shift n

Ctrl Shift n

Import Script

Ctrl Shift i

Cmd Shift i / Ctrl Shift i

Cmd Shift i / Ctrl Shift i

New Document

Ctrl n

Ctrl n

Ctrl n

Keyboard Shortcuts - AV Scripts

Action

Safari

Firefox, Chrome

Scene

Ctrl 1

Ctrl 1 / Cmd 1

Character

Ctrl 2

Ctrl 2 / Cmd 2

Dialog

Ctrl 3

Ctrl 3 / Cmd 3

Parenthetical

Ctrl 4

Ctrl 4 / Cmd 4

General

Ctrl 5

Ctrl 5 / Cmd 5

Keyboard shortcuts for new scene options in AV scripts.

Action

Safari

Firefox, chrome

Scene

Ctrl 6

Ctrl 6 / Cmd 6

Character

Ctrl 7

Ctrl 7 / Cmd 7

Dialog

Ctrl 8

Ctrl 8 / Cmd 8

Keyboard shortcuts to insert images in AV scripts.

Action

Keyboard shortcut

Insert Image

Ctrl 9

Keyboard shortcuts - scheduling

Keyboard shortcuts to breaks and banners in schedules:

Action

Keyboard shortcut

Insert Day break

Ctrl , / Cmd,

Insert break

Ctrl B / Cmd B

Insert Banner (no duration)

Ctrl . / Cmd .

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