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Introduction of Adobe XD Shortcuts

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General Adobe XD shortcuts

ResultKeyboard shortcut on macOSKeyboard shortcut on Windows
Quit⌘QAlt + F4

Keys for Edit menu

MenuKeyboard shortcut on macOSKeyboard shortcut on Windows
Undo⌘ZCtrl + Z
Redo⇧⌘ZCtrl + Shift + Z
Cut⌘XCtrl + X
Copy⌘CCtrl + C
Paste⌘VCtrl + V
Paste Appearance (in Design mode), and
Paste Interaction (in Prototype mode)
⌥⌘VCtrl + Alt +V
Duplicate⌘DCtrl + D
DeleteDelete
Select All⌘ACtrl + A
Deselect All⇧⌘ACtrl + Shift + A

Keys for File menu

MenuKeyboard shortcut on macOSKeyboard shortcut on Windows
New⌘NCtrl + N
Open…⌘ + Shift + OCtrl + Shift + O
Close⌘WAlt + F4
Save…⌘SCtrl + S
Save As…⇧⌘SCtrl + Shift + S
Save As Local Document…           ⌥⇧⌘S    Shift + Ctrl + Alt + S
Export Batch⇧⌘ECtrl + Shift + E
Export Selected⌘ECtrl + E
Export to an integrated third-party application (if an application integrated with XD is installed on your computer)⌥⌘ENot available
Import⇧⌘ICtrl + Shift + I

Keys for Path/Pen

MenuKeyboard shortcut on macOSKeyboard shortcut on Windows
Switch to Pen toolPP
Convert PointDouble-clickDouble-click
Asymmetric Control PointAlt
Snap Control Point AngleShift
Snap Anchor Point AngleShift
Add⌥⌘UCtrl + Alt + U
Subtract⌥⌘SCtrl + Alt + S
Intersect⌥⌘ICtrl + Alt + I
Exclude Overlap⌥⌘XCtrl + Alt + X
Convert to Path⌘8Ctrl + 8

Keys for Layers (Objects), Groups, and Artboards

MenuKeyboard shortcut on macOsKeyboard shortcut on Windows
Group layers⌘GCtrl + G
Ungroup layers⇧⌘GCtrl + Shift +G
Make component⌘KCtrl + K
Lock/Unlock layer⌘LCtrl + L
Hide/Show layer⌘,Ctrl + ,
Mask with shape⇧⌘MCtrl + Shift + M
Make repeat grid⌘RCtrl + R
Directly select a layer in a group/component⌘Click layer in canvasCtrl + click layer in canvas
Change layer opacity1 to 9 (0 for 100%)1 to 9 (or 0 for 100%)
Select artboard⌘Click on blank part of artboardCtrl + click on blank part of artboard
Draw shape from center⌥DragAlt + Drag
Draw shape with 1:1 aspect ratio (perfects square/circle)⇧DragShift + Drag
Draw equilateral triangleShift + DragShift + Drag
Show/ Hide artboard guides⌘ + ;Ctrl + ;
Lock artboard guidesShift + ⌘ + ;Shift + Ctrl + ;
Move element by 10pxShift + ArrowsShift +  Arrows
Resize element by 1px increment⌘ + ArrowsAlt + Arrows
Resize element by 10px increment⌘ + Shift + ArrowsAlt + Shift + Arrows
Select through overlapping layers⌘ + ClickCtrl + Click
Edit paddingHover and drag on canvas + SHover and drag on canvas + S
Mirror padding on opposing sidesAlt + SAlt + S
Edit all sidesShift + SShift + S

Keys for Align

MenuKeyboard shortcut on macOSKeyboard shortcut on Windows
Left⌃⌘←Ctrl + Shift + ←
Center (horizontally)⌃⌘CShift + C
Right⌃⌘→Ctrl + Shift + →
Top⌃⌘↑Ctrl +Shift + ↑
Middle (vertically)⌃⌘MShift + M
Bottom⌃⌘↓Ctrl + Shift + ↓

Keys for Arrange

MenuKeyboard shortcut on macOSKeyboard shortcut on Windows
Bring to Front⇧⌘]Shift + Ctrl + ]
Bring Forward⌘]Ctrl + ]
Send Backward⌘[Ctrl + [
Send to Back⇧⌘[Shift + Ctrl + [

Keys for Distribute

MenuKeyboard shortcut on macOSKeyboard shortcut on Windows
Horizontal⌃⌘HCtrl + Shift + H
Vertical⌃⌘VCtrl + Shift + V

Keys for Text

MenuKeyboard shortcut on macOSKeyboard shortcut on Windows
Bold⌘BCtrl + B
Italic⌘ICtrl + I
Underline⌘UCtrl + U
Increase font size⇧⌘>Ctrl + Shift + >
Decrease font size⇧⌘<Ctrl + Shift + <

Keys for Operations menu

MenuKeyboard shortcut on macOSKeyboard shortcut on Windows
From CenterAlt
Copy Paste Object⌥ DragAlt + Drag
ConstrainShift
Edit TextEnterEnter
Constrain Rotate⇧ (15°)Shift (15°)
Line Constrain Rotate⇧ (45°)Shift (45°)
Constrain From Center⇧⌥Shift + Alt
Direct SelectCtrl
Switch between Design and Prototype modeCtrl + TabCtrl + Tab

Keys for Tools menu

MenuKeyboard shortcut on macOSKeyboard shortcut on Windows
SelectVV
RectangleRR
EllipseEE
PolygonYY
LineLL
PenPP
TextTT
ArtboardAA
ZoomEnter zoom mode: ZEnter zoom mode: Z
Zoom to Selection⌘3Ctrl + 3
EyedropperII

Keys for Interface and Viewing Options

MenuKeyboard shortcut on macOSKeyboard shortcut on Windows
Zoom In
  • ⌘+,
  • Option-Scrollwheel,
  • Option-swipe (Magic Mouse)
  • Pinch out (trackpad)
  • Ctrl + +
  • Ctrl-Scrollwheel
  • Pinch out (trackpad)
Zoom Out
  • ⌘-,
  • Option-Scrollwheel,
  • Option-swipe (Magic Mouse)
  • Pinch in (trackpad)
  • Ctrl + –
  • Ctrl-Scrollwheel
  • Pinch in (trackpad)
Zoom to Fit⌘ 0Ctrl + 0
100%⌘ 1Ctrl + 1
200%⌘ 2Ctrl + 2
PanSpacebarSpacebar
Assets⇧ ⌘ YCtrl + Shift + Y
Layers⌘ YCtrl + Y
Show Layout Grid⇧ ⌘ ‘Shift + Ctrl + ‘
Show Square Grid⌘ ‘Ctrl + ‘
Fullscreen Mode^⌘F Not available
Switch between design and prototype mode^TabCtrl + Tab
Switch between Windows (Files)⌘-Tilde (~)Not available
Increase or decrease a value in a field by 1↑ or ↓↑ or ↓
Increase or Decrease a value in a field by 10Hold ⇧ and hit ↑ or ↓Hold Shift and hit ↑ or ↓

Keys for Window menu

MenuKeyboard Shortcut on macOSKeyboard shortcut on Windows
MaximizeWIN ↑
Minimize⌘MWIN ↓
Preview⌘⏎Ctrl + Enter

Keys for operation modifiers

MenuKeyboard Shortcut on macOSKeyboard shortcut on Windows
Horizontal PanShift + ScrollwheelShift + Scrollwheel
Vertical PanScrollwheelScrollwheel

Keys for Selection and measuring distances between elements

MenuKeyboard Shortcut on macOSKeyboard shortcut on Windows
Enable measurementsOption (with an object selected)Alt (with an object selected)
Distance from Selected LayerHold ⌥ and Hover over object/group/artboardHold Alt and Hover over object/group/artboard
Distance relative to Selected GroupHold ⌥⌘ and Hover over an object in the groupHold Ctrl + Alt  and Hover over an object in the group

Keys for Design Specs

MenuKeyboard Shortcut on macOSKeyboard shortcut on Windows
Zoom⌘ + Mousewheel

⌘+, ⌘-

Ctrl + Mousewheel

Ctrl +, Ctrl –

Reset zoom⌘0Ctrl + 0
Pan↑, ↓, →, ←

Spacebar + Click-and-drag

↑, ↓, →, ←

Spacebar + Click-and-drag

Faster panShift + ↑, ↓, →, ←Shift + ↑, ↓, →, ←
Go from Spec view to UX flow viewEscEsc
Remove focus from artboard in UX flow viewEscEsc
Navigate across linked artboardsShift + ClickShift + Click

Keys for Vector Editing

MenuKeyboard Shortcuts on MacOSKeyboard Shortcuts on Win
Start Editing Selected Vector ObjectReturn Enter
Stop Editing Selected Vector ObjectEsc Esc
Switch Between Straight and Mirrored Control PointsDouble-Click Double-Click
Disconnect Control Point Handle⌥DragAlt + drag

Keys for Prototyping

MenuKeyboard Shortcuts on MacOSKeyboard Shortcuts on Win
See all connections in prototype mode⌘ACtrl + A
Preview⌘ReturnCtrl + Enter
Start or stop recording the preview^⌘RNot available
Stop recordingEscNot available
Share prototype online⇧⌘ECtrl + Shift + E
Navigate artboards in preview or shared prototypeRight or Left Arrow → or ←

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