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Important Keyboard Shortcuts in Articulate Storyline

Are you using Articulate Storyline for developing your eLearning courses? Want to know about keyboard shortcuts that can help you save time? Here is the list of shortcut keys that will be useful to you.

Shortcut keys:

1. Alt+H To go to the home button of the menu
2. Alt+N To go to the Insert button of the menu
3. Alt+G To go to the Design button of the menu
4. Alt+A If you need to add animations, this key takes you to the animations option
5. Alt+W If you want to change your slide views, this key takes you to view the menu window
6. Alt+E To open the help window
7. Alt+D To Play or Pause the video while recording
8. Ctrl+drag To copy and resize the selected objects on slide
9. Ctrl+A To copy all the selected objects on the slide
10. Ctrl+B To bold the selected text
11. Ctrl+C To copy the selected text or object
12. Ctrl+D To duplicate any selected object or text
13. Ctrl+E To align text to the top
14. Ctrl+F To spot any word on the slide
15. Ctrl+G To group multiple objects, for example images, text (we can’t group audio files)
16. Ctrl+I To italicize the text on the slide
17. Ctrl+J To insert picture on the slide
18. Ctrl+K To open the trigger wizard window to assign trigger
19. Ctrl+L To align the text to left
20. Ctrl+M To open the Insert slidewindow
21. Ctrl+N To create a new storyline file
22. Ctrl+O To open an existing storyline file
23. Ctrl+R To aligns text to the right
24. Ctrl+S To saves the current project
25. Ctrl+T To insert a text box
26. Ctrl+P To publish to the word format
27. Ctrl+U To underline selected text
28. Ctrl+V To paste anything that is copied recently
29. Ctrl+W To close the scene
30. Ctrl+Y To go to the last-performed stage
31. Ctrl+Z To undo the changes
32. Ctrl+Enter To open up the format shape window
33. Ctrl+F12 To preview the current slide
34. Shift+F9 To show or hide grid lines
35. Shift+F12 To preview the current scene
36. Shift+F10 To open the properties of the selected object
37. Shift+drag To move or resize the object
38. Alt+drag To resize the object in pixels
39. Ctrl+Mouse Wheel To zoom in and zoom out
40. Ctrl+Arrow To move the selected object by one pixel
41. Ctrl+Shift+Arrow To resize the selected object by one pixel
42. Ctrl+Shift+C To copy the format of the selected object
43. Ctrl+Shift+V To paste the copied format of the selected object
44. Ctrl+Shift+G To ungroup the selected group
45. Ctrl+Shift+Enter To open the size and position window
46. Esc To save the recorded video
47. Alt+F4 To close storyline
48. Print Screen To take screenshots
49. Home To move the drag point in the timeline to the start (when the timeline is selected)
50. End To move the drag point in the timeline to the end (when the timeline is selected)
51. C To add a marker that is called cue point in the timeline. (This helps in making identification on the timeline and very helpful to synchronize audio.)
52. Spacebar To pause and play the timeline in the normal view
53. F1 To go to the help page
54. F2 To select the text in the text box
55. F3 To go to the normal view
56. F4 To go to the slide master
57. F5 To go to the feedback master
58. F7 To find spelling errors
59. F10 To publish the course
60. F12 To preview the entire project

These are some shortcut keys that might be of some help to you. Have some more? Please add on to the list.

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