Shortcuts to Success: Access Dialog Boxes with the Control Panel

Shortcuts to Success: Access Dialog Boxes with the Control Panel

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.
 
SPD-U SHORTCUT OF THE WEEK
 
Open a Dialog Box using the Control Panel
option+click Control Panel icon

Last week, we showed you how to jump to the Control Panel. Now that you're up there, if you see an attribute of your selected item that has dialog box--rotate for example--you can quickly open it. Hold down Option and click on a Control Panel icon to open its related dialog box.

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Got a favorite keyboard shortcut you'd like to share with everyone? Email it to us at spdstudentoutreach@gmail.com 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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