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iWeb '09: Keyboard Shortcuts

You can use your keyboard and mouse to quickly accomplish many tasks in iWeb.

Action

Shortcut


Viewing

Open iWeb Help Command-Question Mark (?)
Open iWeb preferences Command-Comma (,)
Show/hide layout Shift-Command-L
Show/hide inspector Option-Command-I

Selecting and editing text

Select one or more characters Click in front of the first character and drag across the characters you want to select
Select a word Double-click the word
Select a paragraph Triple-click in the paragraph
Select multiple words or blocks of text that aren’t next to one another Select the first text, and then select additional text while holding down Command
Extend text selection Click in the text, and then Shift-click in another location in the text
Extend selection one character to the right Shift-Right Arrow
Extend selection one character to the left Shift-Left Arrow
Extend selection to the end of the current word Shift-Option-Right Arrow
Extend selection to the beginning of the current word Shift-Option-Left Arrow
Extend selection to the end of the current line Shift-Command-Right Arrow
Extend selection to the beginning of the current line Shift-Command-Left Arrow
Extend selection to the line above Shift-Up Arrow
Extend selection to the line below Shift-Down Arrow
Extend selection to the beginning of the current paragraph Shift-Option-Up Arrow
Extend selection to the end of the current paragraph Shift-Option-Down Arrow
Extend selection to the beginning of the text (in the current text box) Shift-Command-Up Arrow or Shift-Home
Extend selection to the end of the text (in the current text box) Shift-Command-Down Arrow or Shift-End
Move one character to the right Right Arrow
Move one character to the left Left Arrow
Move to the line above Up Arrow
Move to the line below Down Arrow
Move to the beginning of the current or previous word Option-Left Arrow
Move to the end of the current or next word Option-Right Arrow
Move to the beginning of the current line Command-Left Arrow
Move to the end of the current line Command-Right Arrow
Move to the beginning of the current paragraph Option-Up Arrow
Move to the end of the current paragraph Option-Down Arrow
Move to the beginning of the current text box Command-Up Arrow
Move to the end of the current text box Command-Down Arrow
Scroll to the top of the page Home
Scroll to the end of the page End

Formatting text

Show Fonts window Command-T
Show Colors window Shift-Command-C
Make selected text bold Command-B
Make selected text italic Command-I
Underline selected text Command-U
Delete the previous character or selection Delete
Delete the next character or selection Del (not available on all keyboards)
Make selected text bigger Command-Plus Sign (+) or Command-Equal Sign (=)
Make selected text smaller Command-Minus Sign (-)
Make selected text superscript Control-Command-Plus Sign (+)
Make selected text subscript Control-Command-Minus Sign (-)
Align text flush left Shift-Command-Left Brace ( { )
Center text Shift-Command-Vertical Line ( | )
Align text flush right Shift-Command-Right Brace ( } )
Align text flush right and flush left (justify) Shift-Command-Option-Vertical Line ( | )
Copy paragraph style Option-Command-C
Copy character tyle Shift-Option-Command-C
Paste character or paragraph style Option-Command-V
Paste and match style of destination text Shift-Option-Command-V
Insert nonbreaking space Option-Space bar
Insert line break (soft return) Shift-Return
Edit hypertext without disabling hyperlinks Place insertion point near the link and use arrow keys to move insertion point into the link text

Manipulating objects

Draw a shape Option-click Shapes toolbar button, choose a shape, and then drag to size
Move selected object one point Arrow key
Move selected object ten points Shift-arrow key
Send selected object to the back Shift-Command-B
Send selected object back (down) one layer Shift-Option-Command-B
Bring selected object to the front Shift-Command-F
Bring selected object forward one layer Shift-Option-Command-F
Constrain movement of object to 45 degrees Shift-drag
Resize object from center Option-drag handle
Constrain aspect ratio when resizing object Shift-drag handle
Constrain aspect ratio when resizing object from center Shift-Option-drag handle
Rotate object Command-drag handle
Rotate object 45 degrees Shift-Command-drag handle
Rotate object around opposite handle (instead of center) Option-Command-drag handle
Turn off alignment guides while dragging object Command-drag
Mask or unmask object Shift-Command-M
Turn off masking Return, Command-Return, or double-click
Turn on masking Double-click the masked image
Open shortcut menu for selected object Control-click
Turn off text editing and select text box or shape Command-Return
Last Modified: Mar 26, 2013
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