Shortcuts to Success: My Type Tool, Please!

Shortcuts to Success: My Type Tool, Please!

Sure, there are huge lists of InDesign keyboard shortcuts out there, but are you going to sit down and memorize them all? We're here to help you learn some handy new ones, one by one, making it easier to add them to your mental list. Each week, we'll highlight a different shortcut to help you work faster, better and smarter.
Select the Type Tool

So, you just finished drawing an object, and now you need to switch tools so you can put type on the page. Type T to select the Type Tool in the Toolbox. That's T for type. And, this works in Adobe's other programs, too!

Got a favorite keyboard shortcut you'd like to share with everyone? Email it to us at and we'll include it in our series, along with your own commentary if you'd like.

This week's shortcut brought to you by Joseph Caserto

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