Adobe Illustrator CS6 Shortcuts Cheat Sheet

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Illustrator is a very important tool for designers and creative professionals. And no matter how familiar you are with it, there are always some shortcuts you could learn to be more productive. This is why you will love today’s exclusive Adobe Illustrator CS6 cheat sheet that the good people at ZeroLag have put together for WDL.

Adobe Illustrator CS6 Shortcuts Cheatsheet

How to Read the Adobe Illustrator CS6 Keyboard Shortcuts Key:

Adobe Illustrator Tool Shortcut = grey text

Action Shortcut = orange text

  1. Look for the Adobe Illustrator Tool Shortcut (grey text) or Action Shortcut (orange text) that you want to perform on the keyboard.
  2. If you want to use a Adobe Illustrator Tool Shortcut (gray text), press on the corresponding key. (Example: To access the “Pen” Tool, press the letter “P” key.)
  3. If you want to use an Action Shortcut (orange text), hold down the Command key, then press on the Action Shortcut key you want indicated in orange text. (Example: To access the “Select All” Objects Action Shortcut, hold down the Command key and press the letter “A” key.)

How to Perform Other Shortcuts Not on the Keyboard:

Follow the indicated keys/actions next to the specific shortcut you want to perform. (Example: To access the “Eraser” Tool hold down the Shift button while pressing the “E” key to access the tool.)

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About the Author

Jessica Weihe is the Online Marketing Associate at ZeroLag, a managed hosting company based in Los Angeles. See what other ZeroLag infographics she and her team are creating.

4 Comments

  1. Katypeterson
    August 9, 2013

    Nice Blog!!!

    Thanks For Sharing

    Reply
  2. Web Design Malaysia
    August 11, 2013

    this deserves a book mark.

    thanks!

    Reply
  3. G.Hald
    August 13, 2013

    Great – THANKS! I am all for shortcuts ;)

    Reply
  4. Mick
    August 14, 2013

    No Windows version???

    Reply

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