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What are the shortcut keys I can use in Claro? What key (keyboard) combinations can I use to control actions?

There are a number of shortcut keys you can currently use in Claro. Where applicable, these shortcuts have been added to the tool-tips in Claro.

NOTE: The COMMAND key on a Mac keyboard (or Apple key) cannot be used for shortcuts on the Mac currently. Please use the Control key instead.

NOTE: When dragging an element on the stage, hold Ctrl to lock the X coordinate and constrain movement vertically and Shift to lock the Y coordinate and constrain movement horizontally.

To download a printable PDF of this list, click Shortcut Keys in Claro.

Actions on a selected element and shortcuts on a PC and a Mac

ACTION

PC SHORTCUT

MAC SHORTCUT

Edit (show context tab) ENTER enter/return
Delete DELETE delete (on extended keyboard) or fn-delete (on a small or laptop keyboard)
Copy CTRL+C control+C
Cut CTRL+X control+X
Duplicate CTRL+D control+D
Paste CTRL+V control+V
Paste with Actions CTRL+SHIFT+V control+SHIFT+V
Add an Action CTRL+SHIFT+A control+SHIFT+A
Bring Forward a Layer CTRL+UP ARROW N/A
Send Backward a Layer CTRL+DOWN ARROW N/A
Bring to Front Layer CTRL+SHIFT+UP ARROW N/A
Send to Back Layer CTRL+SHIFT+DOWN ARROW N/A
Constrain Height and Width Proportion when Re-sizing SHIFT SHIFT
Move One Pixel in Direction ARROW keys ARROW keys
Open or Add Image Map (with image selected) CTRL+SHIFT+I control+SHIFT+I

Actions that apply to specific tools and shortcuts on a PC and a Mac


Note: an element must be selected

 

ACTION

PC SHORTCUT

MAC SHORTCUT

Preview Course CTRL+Shift+1 CTRL+Shift+1
Preview Course from Current Page CTRL+1 N/A
Toggle Guides CTRL+ALT+H control+option+H
Toggle Grid CTRL+SHIFT+G control+option+G
Hide Targets (for Mouse Events) CTRL+ALT+T control+option+T
Undo CTRL+Z control+Z
Redo CTRL+Y control+Y
References CTRL+R
Note: A text element must be open for edit
control+R
Note: A text element must be open for edit

 

 

Actions that apply to text when editing (formatting and navigation) and shortcuts on a PC and a Mac


Note: A text element must be open for edit


ACTION

PC SHORTCUT

MAC SHORTCUT

Bold selection CTRL+B control+B
Italic selection CTRL+I control+I
Underline selection CTRL+U control+U
Undo CTRL+Z control+Z
Redo CTRL+Y control+Y
Delete a character BACKSPACE or DELETE DELETE
Delete a word CTRL+BACKSPACE or CTRL+DELETE OPTION + DELETE
Copy selection to clipboard CTRL+C COMMAND+C
Cut selection to clipboard CTRL+X or SHIFT+DELETE COMMAND+X
Paste from clipboard CTRL+V or SHIFT+INSERT COMMAND+V
Jump to next/previous word CTRL+ARROW  OPTION+ARROW
Jump to beginning of line HOME N/A
Jump to end of line END N/A
Jump to beginning of text field CTRL+HOME COMMAND+ARROW UP
Jump to end of text field CTRL+END COMMAND+ARROW DOWN
Select All CTRL+A COMMAND+A
Select by letters SHIFT+ARROW SHIFT+ARROW
Select by words CTRL+SHIFT+ARROW OPTION+SHIFT+ARROW
Select from cursor to beginning of line SHIFT+HOME COMMAND+SHIFT+ARROW LEFT
Select from cursor to end of line SHIFT+END COMMAND+SHIFT+ARROW RIGHT
Select from cursor to beginning of text field CTRL+SHIFT+HOME COMMAND+SHIFT+ARROW UP
Select from cursor to end of text field CTRL+SHIFT+END COMMAND+SHIFT+ARROW DOWN
 
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