Adobe Acrobat Shortcut Key

 Accessibility

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Shift + Ctrl + 5

Change reading settings for the current document

02

Ctrl + 4

Reflow a tagged PDF, and return to unreflowed view

03

Shift + Ctrl + Y

Activate and deactivate Read Out Loud

04

Shift + Ctrl + V

Read only the current page out loud

05

Shift + Ctrl + B

Read out loud from the current page to the end of the document

06

Shift + Ctrl + C

Pause reading out loud

07

Shift + Ctrl + E

Stop reading out loud


 Comments

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

S

Sticky Note tool

02

E

Text Edits tool

03

K

Stamp tool

04

U

Current highlighting tool

05

Shift + U

Cycle through highlighting tools: Highlighter,Underline Text, Cross Out Text

06

D

Current drawing markup tool

07

Shift + D

Cycle through drawing markup tools: Cloud, Arrow, Line, Rectangle, Oval, Polygon Line, Polygon, Pencil Tool, Eraser Tool

08

Q

Cloud tool

09

X

Text Box tool

10

J

Current Stamp or Attach tool

11

Shift + J

Cycle through Stamp, Attach File, Record Audio Comment

12

Tab

Move focus to next comment or form field

13

Shift + Tab

Move focus to previous comment or form field

14

Enter

Open pop-up note (or text field in Comments List) for comment that has focus

15

Esc

Closes pop-up (or text field in Comments List) for comment that has focus


 Navigation

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

F10

Move focus to menus

02

Shift + F8

Move focus to toolbar in browser and application (In application, sets focus to the first button in the top bar - Home)

03

Right Arrow + Tab

Navigate through the other controls in the top bar - Home, Tools, Document

04

Enter + Space

Select a highlighted control in the top bar

05

Ctrl + F6

Move to next open document (when focus is on document pane)

06

Ctrl + Shift + F6

Move to previous open document (when focus is on document pane)

07

Ctrl + F4

Close current document

08

Tab

Move focus to next comment, link, or form field in the document pane

09

F5

Move focus to document pane

10

Shift + Tab

Move focus to previous comment, link, or form field in the document pane

11

Space / Enter

Activate selected tool, item (such as a movie clip or bookmark), or command

12

Shift + F10

Open context menu

13

F10

Close context menu

14

Esc

Return to Hand tool or Select tool

15

Ctrl + Tab

Move focus to next tab in a tabbed dialog box

16

Shift + F3 / Ctrl + Shift + G

Move to previous search result and highlight it in the document

17

F3 / Ctrl + G

Move to next search result and highlight it in the document

18

Shift + Tab

Navigate to the previous item in the active panel in the Create New Action, Edit Action, Create Custom Tool, or the Edit Custom Tool dialog boxes


 Navigation Panels

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Ctrl + Shift + F5

Open and move focus to navigation pane

02

F6

Move focus among the document, message bar, and navigation panels

03

Shift + F6

Move focus to previous pane or panel

04

Tab

Move among the elements of the active navigation panel

05

Arrow Up / Arrow Down

Move to previous or next navigation panel and make it active (when focus is on the panel button)

06

Ctrl + Tab

Move to next navigation panel and make it active (when focus is anywhere in the navigation pane)

07

Arrow Right / Shift + [] + []

Expand the current bookmark (focus on Bookmarks panel)

08

Arrow Left / [-]

Collapse the current bookmark (focus on Bookmarks panel)

09

Shift + [*]

Expand all bookmarks

10

[/]

Collapse selected bookmark

11

Arrow Down

Move focus to next item in a navigation panel

12

Arrow Up

Move focus to previous item in a navigation panel


 Navigating the Help Window

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

F1

Open Help window

02

Ctrl + W / Alt + F4

Close Help window

03

Alt + Arrow Left

Move back to previously opened topic

04

Alt + Arrow Right

Move forward to next topic

05

Ctrl + Tab

Move to next pane

06

Shift + Ctrl + Tab

Move to previous pane

07

Tab

Move focus to the next link within a pane

08

Shift + Tab

Move focus to the previous link within a pane

09

Enter

Activate highlighted link

10

Ctrl + P

Print Help topic


 PDF Portfolios

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

Tab / Shift + Tab

Move forward or backward among the current column header selected for sorting, the current row with focus, and the Go Back button if in a folder

02

Arrow Up / Arrow Down

Move focus to the next or previous row when in the body of the file list on the left

03

Arrow Left / Arrow Right

Selects the next or previous column header for sorting

04

Backspace

If pressed in the body of the file list, navigate one level up from within a folder

05

Enter / Space

Press the Go Back button in a folder if focus is on the button.

06

Enter

If pressed when focus is on a row in the file list representing a subfolder, navigate to a subfolder, or open an attachment in Preview mode.

07

Home / End

If in the body of the file list, move to the first or last row

08

Page Down / Page Up

If in the body of the file list, move to the next or last set of rows to fit the screen

09

Ctrl + A / Shift + Ctrl + A

Select or deselect all files

10

Shift + Arrow Up / Shift + Arrow Down

If in the body of the file list, extend the selection by adding the next row above or below the selected row

11

Ctrl + Space

Change whether the row with focus is in the selection

12

Ctrl + Arrow Up / Ctrl + Arrow Down

Move focus up or down one row without changing the selection

13

Alt + Shift + Arrow Left

Search previous document (with Search results displaying multiple files)

14

Alt + Shift + Arrow Right

Search next document (with Search results displaying multiple files)

15

Shift + Arrow Keys

Select text (with Select tool selected)


 Navigating a PDF

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

PageUp / Shift + Enter

Previous Screen

02

PageDown / Shift + Enter

Next screen

03

Home / Shift + Ctrl + PageUp / Shift + Ctrl + Arrow Up

First page

04

End / Shift + Ctrl + PageDown / Shift + Ctrl + Arrow Down

Last page

05

Arrow Left / Ctrl + PageUp

Previous page

06

Arrow Right / Ctrl + Page Down

Next page

07

Ctrl + F6 (UNIX)

Previous open document

08

Shift + Ctrl + F6(UNIX)

Next open document

09

Arrow Up

Scroll up

10

Arrow Down

Scroll down

11

Space

Scroll (when Hand tool is selected)

12

Ctrl + [=]

Zoom in

13

Ctrl + [-]

Zoom out


 Navigating Task Panes

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

F6

Move focus to the next item among Document pane, Task panes, Message bar, and Navigation bar

02

Shift+F6

Move focus to the previous item among Document pane, Task panes, message bar, and Navigation bar

03

Ctrl+Tab

Move focus to the next panel in the Task pane

04

Ctrl+Shift+Tab

Move focus to the previous panel in the Task pane

05

Tab

Navigate to the next panel and panel control within an open Task pane

06

Shift+Tab

Navigate to the previous panel and panel control within an open Task pane

07

Down Arrow

Navigate to the next command button within a panel

08

Up Arrow

Navigate to the previous command button within a panel

09

Spacebar or Enter

Expand or collapse panel in focus (press F6 to move focus to Tools pane, then tab to desired panel)

10

Shift+F4

Open or close the Task pane

11

Ctrl+Shift+F4

Close the pane that lists the tasks of an Action

12

Spacebar or Enter

Open the menu and move the focus to the first menu option when focus is on a command with a submenu or submenu element with a flyout

13

Esc

Move the focus back to the parent command button with a submenu or submenu element with a flyout

14

Spacebar or Enter

Run the command in focus

15

Tab

Navigate to the next item in the active panel in the Create New Action, Edit Action, Create Custom Tool, or the Edit Custom Tool dialog boxes

16

Shift+Tab

Navigate to the previous item in the active panel in the Create New Action, Edit Action, Create Custom Tool, or the Edit Custom Tool dialog boxes


 Tools

Sr.No

Shortcut Key

Description

01

H

Hand tool

02

Spacebar

Temporarily select Hand tool

03

V

Select tool

04

Z

Marquee Zoom tool

05

Shift+Z

Cycle through zoom tools: Marquee Zoom,Dynamic Zoom, Loupe

06

Shift

Temporarily select Dynamic Zoom tool (when Marquee Zoom tool is selected)

07

Ctrl

Temporarily zoom out (when Marquee Zoom tool is selected)

08

Ctrl+spacebar

Temporarily select Zoom In tool

09

R

Select Object tool

10

O

Edit Object tool

11

A

Enter/Exit Forms editing

12

C

Crop tool

13

L

Link tool

14

F

Text Field tool

15

Shift+F

Cycle through tools in forms authoring mode: Text Field, Check Box, Radio Button, List Box, Dropdown Box, Button, Digital Signature, Barcode

16

M

3D tool

17

Shift+M

Cycle through Multimedia tools: 3D object, SWF, Sound, Video

18

T

Edit Document Text tool

19

Shift+Y

Redaction

20

Shift+T

Cycle through Touch Up tools: Touch Up Text, Touch Up Reading Order, Touch Up Object

21

Ctrl+J

JavaScript Debugger

22

Shift+Ctrl+T

Insert Blank Pages tool

23

Ctrl+Shift+I

Insert Files

24

Ctrl+Shift+D

Delete pages

25

~

Open Output Preview

26

Shift+Ctrl+U

Touch Up Reading Order tool (or if already selected, return focus to dialog box)


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