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  1. Adobe Aero User Guide
  2. Introduction
    1. What is Adobe Aero
    2. Adobe Aero mobile (iOS) system requirements
    3. What is Augmented Reality
    4. Common AR terminologies
    5. Adobe Aero | Common questions
    6. Get started with the user interface
    7. In-app learning resources in Adobe Aero
    8. Using mobile gestures in Adobe Aero
    9. Key 3D modeling concepts
    10. What's new in Adobe Aero
  3. Aero desktop
    1. What's new in Adobe Aero
    2. Adobe Aero desktop | Common questions
    3. Workspace Basics
    4. Keyboard shortcuts
    5. Import assets into Aero
    6. Adobe Aero desktop system requirements
    7. Supported file formats
    8. Work with cloud documents
  4. Aero Player (Beta) on Android
    1. Discover Augmented Reality content in Aero Player (Beta)
    2. Adobe Aero (Beta) on Android | Common questions
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  5. Make your digital assets ready for AR
    1. Asset sources for Aero
    2. Prepare Photoshop assets for Aero
    3. Prepare Illustrator assets for Aero
    4. Prepare Dimension assets for Aero
    5. Optimizing Assets for AR
  6. Import AR-ready assets
    1. Import assets into Aero
    2. Import Mixamo assets into Aero
    3. Supported file formats
    4. Import FBX files into Aero
  7. Design AR experiences
    1. Add audio to digital assets in Adobe Aero
    2. Scan a space and set a surface anchor
    3. Place digital assets and edit the scene
    4. Add interactivity to digital assets
    5. Set an Image Anchor
    6. Add animated assets in Adobe Aero
    7. Create animations using Directable characters
  8. Export and share
    1. Share your AR creations
    2. Collaborate with others on Adobe Aero documents
    3. View AR creations
  9. Cloud documents and storage
    1. Work with cloud documents
    2. Upgrade storage for Adobe Aero
  10. Examples, ideas, and inspirations
    1. Design an AR experience using starter assets

List of all keyboard shortcuts that you can use in Adobe Aero.

Aero provides many shortcuts to help you get work done faster. Many keyboard shortcuts appear when you hover over icons in the command menu.

File menu

Use the following keyboard shortcuts for the File menu options like document creation, importing, and more:

Result

macOS

Windows

Import

Cmd + I

Ctrl + I

Export

Cmd + E

Ctrl + E

Share

Shift Cmd + E

Shift Ctrl + E

Close

Cmd + W

Ctrl + W

Replace

Cmd + R

Ctrl + R

Tools menu

The following shortcuts allow you to switch to a tool in a permanent state:

Result

macOS

Windows

Select

V

V

Move

E

E

Rotate

R

R

Scale

S

S

Orbit

1

1

Pan

2

2

Dolly

3

3

Edit menu

Use the following keyboard shortcuts to:

Result

macOS

Windows

Redo 

Shift Cmd + Z

Shift Ctrl + Z

Duplicate

Cmd + D

Ctrl + D

Delete

Delete symbol

Delete symbol

Select all

Cmd + A

Ctrl + A

Deselect all

Shift Cmd + A

Shift Ctrl + A

Object menu

Use the following keyboard shortcuts for Object menu options:

Result

macOS

Windows

Group

Cmd + G

Ctrl + G

Ungroup

Shift Cmd + G

Shift Ctrl + G

Move to ground

Cmd + .

Ctrl + .

Align transform to world / object

Q

Q

Camera menu

Use the following keyboard shortcuts for Camera menu options:

Result

macOS

Windows

Frame selection

F

F

Frame all

Shift F

Shift F

Reset camera

Cmd + B

Ctrl + B

Toggle orientation of scene

Cmd + T

Ctrl + T

Help

Use the following keyboard shortcuts for Help menu:

Result

macOS

Windows

Help

F1

F1

Other keyboard shortcuts

Use the keyboard shortcuts when cursor is in the text box, or a text is selected (not displayed in OS menu):

Result

macOS

Windows

Cut

Cmd + X

Ctrl + X

Copy

Cmd + C

Ctrl + C

Paste

Cmd + V

Ctrl + V

What's next?

We've got you covered on how to use keyboard shortcuts in Adobe Aero. After you learn the shortcuts, you can go ahead and place and edit assets on desktop using the Workspace basics.

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