Copy the current shortcut set to clipboard

  1. Select Edit > Keyboard Shortcuts (Windows) or Animate > Keyboard Shortcuts (Macintosh).

  2. Click the Copy to Clipboard button. You can then paste the keyboard shortcut set in any text editor for reference or printing.

Create and modify custom keyboard shortcuts

You can create and modify keyboard shortcuts in Animate.

Customize keyboard shortcuts

  1. Select (Windows) Edit > Keyboard Shortcuts or (Macintosh) Animate > Keyboard Shortcuts .

    The Keyboard Shortcuts dialog box appears.

  2. Use the following options to add, delete, or edit keyboard shortcuts:

    Keyboard Layout Presets

    Lets you choose a preset of predetermined shortcuts from the drop-down, or any custom set you may have defined.

    Search

    Lets you search for any command whose shortcut you want to set or modify. Alternatively, you may drill-down the command within the tree view of commands.

    Match Case

    Lets you perform a case-sensitive search of the command.

    Add 

    Adds a new shortcut to the selected command. To add a new keyboard shortcut for the selected command, click Add and enter a new key combination. Each command can one keyboard shortcut each; if a shortcut is already assigned to a command, the Add button is disabled.

    Undo

    Undo the last set shortcut for a command.

    Copy to clipboard

    Copy the entire list of keyboard shortcuts to clipboard of your Operating System.

    Go To Conflict

    Navigates to conflicting command. In case of a conflict when setting up a shortcut, a warning message is displayed.

    Save shortcuts to a preset 

    Save the entire set of shortcuts to a preset. Preets can then be selected from the Keyboard Layout Presets drop-down.

    Delete Shortcut 

    Deletes a selected shortcut.

    Note:

    You cannot use single keys such as delete or page up, ones that are pre-defined for some generic tasks such as deleting content, page scrolling, etc.

  3. Click OK.

Remove a shortcut from a command

  1. From the Commands pop‑up menu, select a command category, select a command from the Commands list.
  2. Click the X mark beside the shortcut.

Add a shortcut to a command

  1. From the Commands pop‑up menu, select a command category and select a command.
  2. Click the Add button.
  3. Press a key combination.

    Note:

    If a conflict occurs with the key combination (for example, if the key combination is already assigned to another command), an explanatory message appears just below the Commands list. Click the Go To Conflict button to quickly navigate to the conflicting command, and change the shortcut.

  4. Click Ok.

Edit an existing shortcut

  1. From the Commands pop‑up menu, select a command category, select a command from the Commands list.
  2. Double-click the shortcut.
  3. Press a new key combination.

    Note:

    If a conflict occurs with the key combination (for example, if the key combination is already assigned to another command), an explanatory message appears just below the Commands list. Click the Go To Conflict button to quickly navigate to the conflicting command, and change the shortcut.

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