Shortcuts to Success: Switching Swatches

Shortcuts to Success: Switching Swatches

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.
Swap an Object's Fill and Stroke
shift + X

Accidentally applied a swatch to an object's fill, instead of it's stroke? No problem! With the object selected, hold down shift and type X to swap the colors of the fill and stroke.

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This week's shortcut brought to you by Joseph Caserto

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