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    Don't get too close, I bite! Nicky's Avatar
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    Flash Keyboard Shortcuts

    File Menu
    Action Windows Mac
    New Ctrl-N Cmd-N
    Open Ctrl-O Cmd-O
    Open as Library Ctrl-Shift-O Cmd-Shift-O
    Close Ctrl-W Cmd-W
    Save Ctrl-S Cmd-S
    Save As Ctrl-Shift-S Cmd-Shift-S
    Import Ctrl-R Cmd-R
    Export Movie Ctrl-Alt-Shift-S Cmd-Option-Shift-S
    Print Ctrl-P Cmd-P
    Quit Ctrl-Q Cmd-Q

    Edit Menu
    Action Windows Mac
    Undo Ctrl-Z Cmd-Z
    Redo Ctrl-Y Cmd-Y
    Cut Ctrl-X Cmd-X
    Copy Ctrl-C Cmd-C
    Paste Ctrl-V Cmd-V
    Paste in Place Ctrl-Shift-V Cmd-Shift-V
    Clear Delete Delete
    Duplicate Ctrl-D Cmd-D
    Select All Ctrl-A Cmd-A
    Deselect All Ctrl-Shift-A Cmd-Shift-A
    Copy Frames Ctrl-Alt-C Cmd-Option-C
    Paste Frames Ctrl-Alt-V Cmd-Option-V
    Edit Symbols Ctrl-E Cmd-E

    View Menu
    Action Windows Mac
    100% Ctrl-1 Cmd-1
    Show Frame Ctrl-2 Cmd-2
    Show All Ctrl-3 Cmd-3
    Outlines Ctrl-Alt-Shift-O Cmd-Option-Shift-O
    Fast Ctrl-Alt-Shift-F Cmd-Option-Shift-F
    Antialias Ctrl-Alt-Shift-A Cmd-Option-Shift-A
    Antialias Text Ctrl-Alt-Shift-T Cmd-Option-Shift-T
    Timeline Ctrl-Alt-T Cmd-Option-T
    Work Area Ctrl-Shift-W Cmd-Shift-W
    Rulers Ctrl-Alt-Shift-R Cmd-Option-Shift-R
    Grid Ctrl-Alt-Shift-G Cmd-Option-Shift-G
    Snap Ctrl-Alt-G Control-Cmd-G
    Show Shape Hints Ctrl-Alt-H Cmd-Option-H

    Go To Submenu
    Action Windows Mac
    First Home Home
    Previous Page Up Page Up
    Next Page Down Page Down
    Last End End

    Insert Menu
    Action Windows Mac
    Create Symbol F8 F8
    Frame F5 F5
    Delete Frame Shift-F5 Shift-F5
    Key Frame F6 F6
    Blank Key Frame F7 F7
    Clear Key Frame Shift-F6 Shift-F6

    Modify Menu
    Action Windows Mac
    Instance Ctrl-I Cmd-I
    Frame Ctrl-F Cmd-F
    Movie Ctrl-M Cmd-M
    Font Ctrl-T Cmd-T
    Paragraph Ctrl-Shift-T Cmd-Shift-T
    Align Ctrl-K Cmd-K
    Group Ctrl-G Cmd-G
    Ungroup Ctrl-Shift-G Cmd-Shift-G
    Break Apart Ctrl-B Cmd-B

    Style Submenu
    Action Windows Mac
    Plain Ctrl-Shift-P Cmd-Shift-P
    Bold Ctrl-Shift-B Cmd-Shift-B
    Italic Ctrl-Shift-I Cmd-Shift-I
    Align Left Ctrl-Shift-L Cmd-Shift-L
    Align Center Ctrl-Shift-C Cmd-Shift-C
    Align Right Ctrl-Shift-R Cmd-Shift-R
    Justify Ctrl-Shift-J Cmd-Shift-J

    Kerning Submenu
    Action Windows Mac
    Narrower Ctrl-Alt-left arrow Cmd-Option-left arrow
    Wider Ctrl-Alt-right arrow Cmd-Option-right arrow
    Reset Ctrl-Alt-up arrow Cmd-Option-up arrow

    Transform Submenu
    Action Windows Mac
    Scale and Rotate Ctrl-Alt-S Cmd-Option-S
    Remove Transform Ctrl-Shift-Z Cmd-H
    Add Shape Hint Ctrl-H Cmd-H

    Arrange Submenu
    Action Windows Mac
    Bring to Front Ctrl-Shift-up arrow Cmd-Shift-up arrow
    Move Ahead Ctrl-up arrow Cmd-up arrow
    Move Behind Ctrl-down arrow Cmd-down arrow
    Send to Back Ctrl-Shift-down arrow Cmd-Shift-down arrow
    Lock Ctrl-Alt-L Cmd-Option-L
    Unlock All Ctrl-Alt-Shift-L Cmd-Option-Shift-L

    Curves Submenu
    Action Windows Mac
    Optimize Ctrl-Alt-Shift-C Cmd-Option-Shift-C

    Control Menu
    Action Windows Mac
    Play Enter Return
    Rewind Ctrl-Alt-R Cmd-Option-R
    Step Forward > >
    Step Backward < <
    Test Movie Ctrl-Enter Cmd-Return
    Test Scene Ctrl-Alt-Enter Cmd-Option-Return
    Enable Frame Actions Ctrl-Alt-A Cmd-Option-A
    Enable Buttons Ctrl-Alt-B Cmd-Option-B
    Mute Sounds Ctrl-Alt-M Cmd-Option-M

    Window Menu
    Action Windows Mac
    New Window Ctrl-Alt-N Cmd-Option-N
    Inspector Ctrl-Alt-I Cmd-Option-I
    Library Ctrl-L Cmd-L

    Controlling layers and keyframes
    To Windows Mac
    Move a keyframe Ctrl-drag Cmd-drag
    Extend frames from a keyframe Ctrl-drag the right border of the keyframe Cmd-drag the right border of the keyframe
    Link or unlink a layer to a mask or motion guides layer Alt-click a layer icon Ctrl-click a layer icon

    Drawing shortcuts
    To Windows Mac
    Set fill and line attributes for all tools with the dropper tool Shift-click with dropper Shift-click with dropper
    Create a new corner handle Ctrl-drag a line Ctrl-drag a line
    Move a selection by one pixel Arrow keys Arrow keys
    Move a selection by eight pixels Shift-arrow keys Shift-arrow keys
    Change between zoom in and zoom out while the magnifier tool is active Alt Option
    Drag a copy of selection Ctrl-drag Option-drag
    Drag stage with hand tool Spacebar-drag Spacebar-drag

    Spring-loaded tools
    Hold down the corresponding key below to temporarily activate certain tools. When you release the key, the tool you were using before reactivates.
    To temporarily activate Windows Mac
    Arrow Ctrl Cmd
    Lasso Tab Tab
    Hand Spacebar Spacebar
    Zoom in Ctrl-spacebar Cmd-spacebar
    Zoom out Ctrl-Shift-spacebar Cmd-Shift-spacebar

    Switching tools
    Press the keys listed below to switch to a different tool.
    To switch to Windows Mac
    Arrow A A
    Text T T
    Rectangle R R
    Oval O O
    Pencil P P
    Ink Bottle I I
    Brush B B
    Paint Bucket U U
    Eraser E E
    Dropper D D
    Magnifier M M
    Lasso L L

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    Photoshop Ninja jonnya's Avatar
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    Thanks again Nicky... your contributions to this forum are second to none! I esp liked the '10 usability tips', all very good reading for the newbie to expert (Im kinda somewhere in-between!!).
    Jonnya Freelance Creative
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    Don't get too close, I bite! Nicky's Avatar
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    You're too sweet!

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    Thanx Nicky !
    Very usefull !
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    Thanks Nicky, my finger gymnastics just got advanced

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    Photoshop Ninja jonnya's Avatar
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    Saved this as a handly text document to save for future reference, get it here:

    http://www.jonnya.net/other/flashshortcuts.txt
    Jonnya Freelance Creative
    UK Freelance designer and web developer
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