Default keyboard shortcuts

Adobe RoboHelp HTML provides shortcuts to help you quickly work in documents without using the mouse. Use these shortcuts in Design Editor. Additional keyboard shortcuts appear next to the command names in menus.

Note: To use certain shortcuts, you must select text first. Those cases are marked with an asterisk (*).

Task

Keyboard shortcut

Basic operations

 

Open project

CTRL+O (letter O)

Save All

CTRL+S

Undo

CTRL+Z

Redo

CTRL+Y

Cut

CTRL+X

Copy

CTRL+C

Paste

CTRL+V

Delete

Delete button

Close All

CTRL+Alt+X

Select all

CTRL+A

Find

CTRL+F

Replace

CTRL+H

Find and Replace In Files

CTRL+SHIFT+F

Go to bookmark

F5

Print from active pane

CTRL+P

Help

F1

Spell check active pane

F7

Thesaurus

SHIFT+F7

Create a topic

CTRL+T

Duplicate a topic

CTRL+D

Edit item

CTRL+E

Close a topic

CTRL+F4

Open a linked topic in a new tab

CTRL+click

Rename

F2

Paragraph markers

CTRL+SHIFT+8

Preview topic

CTRL+W

Insert hypertext link*

CTRL+K*

Insert image

CTRL+G

Insert text-only pop-up*

CTRL+ALT+P

Open Project Settings dialog

CTRL+SHIFT+/

Open Topic Properties dialog

ALT+ENTER

Display Conditional Build Tag dialog*

CTRL+N

Next tab

CTRL+PAGE DOWN

Previous tab

CTRL+PAGE UP

Update

 

Update

CTRL+F5

Update All

CTRL+ALT+F5

Force Update

CTRL+SHIFT F5

Force Update All

CTRL+SHIFT+ALT+F5

Text formatting in Design Editor

 

Bold

CTRL+B

Italicize

CTRL+I

Underline

CTRL+U

Format – Paragraph menu

CTRL+SHIFT+D

Format – Font menu

CTRL+D

Apply Font

CTRL+SHIFT+ALT+F

Increase font size to next size in menu*

CTRL+SHIFT+>

Decrease font size to previous size in menu*

CTRL+SHIFT+<

Increase font size by 1 point*

CTRL+]

Decrease font size by 1 point*

CTRL+[

Styles in Design Editor

 

Apply a style*

CTRL+SHIFT+S

Apply the Normal style

CTRL+SHIFT+N

Apply a Bullets or Numbering style

CTRL+SHIFT+L

Apply Heading 1*

ALT+CTRL+1

Apply Heading 2*

ALT+CTRL+2

Apply Heading 3*

ALT+CTRL+3

TOC pod

 

Move book or topic up in the table of contents

CTRL+Up Arrow

Move book or topic down in the table of contents

CTRL+Down Arrow

Move book or topic to the left in the table of contents

CTRL+Left Arrow

Move book or topic to the right in the table of contents

CTRL+Right Arrow

Index pod

 

Change index keyword to lowercase

CTRL+L

Change first letter of index keyword to uppercase

CTRL+J

Review Pane

 

Add a review comment

CTRL+ALT+M

Screen Layout Editor

 

Preview the open screen layout

CTRL+W

Version Control

 

Refresh version status on File Status tab

F5

*Select text first.