You can use a variety of shortcuts on your keyboard with VistaCreate as you’re working on your designs. Here is a list of the most common ones:
👉Keep in mind: In combinations where you can choose from Command (Cmd) and Control (Ctrl), use Cmd for Mac and Ctrl for Windows.
Copy: Cmd / Ctrl + C
Use this hotkey to copy any design element you need, whether an image or text.
Paste: Cmd / Ctrl + V
This combination allows you to place a copied design element to your artboard.
Duplicate: Cmd / Ctrl + D
Use this keyboard shortcut to duplicate pages or design elements.
Duplicate (2nd option): Opt / Alt + dragging
This is another way to duplicate design elements on the artboard faster.
Select all: Cmd / Ctrl + A
This combination lets you select all the design elements at once, including your background, image, text, and objects.
Select multiple: Shift + Click
With this hotkey, you can select multiple design elements to edit them simultaneously.
Get rid of unnecessary elements by deleting them with this hotkey.
Undo: Cmd / Ctrl + Z
This hotkey allows you to take a step back in your design or any adjustment you’ve made on your artboard.
Redo: Cmd / Ctrl + Y
Moved too far with undoing things? Use this combination to return elements as they were.
Zoom in: Cmd / Ctrl +
Make your design appear larger on your artboard with this combination.
Zoom out: Cmd / Ctrl -
Make your design appear smaller on your artboard using this hotkey.
Zoom to 100%: Cmd / Ctrl 0
This shortcut will take you back to the default zoom level, which is 100%.
Bring to front: Cmd / Ctrl ]
With this combination, you can reorder elements in your design, bringing a selected element to the top of the stack.
Bring forward: ]
This combination allows you to move any design element forward by one.
Bring backward: [
Use this hotkey to move an element to the bottom of the stack.
Send to back: Cmd / Ctrl [
This combination allows you to move any design element back by one.
Group / Ungroup: Cmd / Ctrl + G
Group or ungroup several design elements to easily move them on your artboard.
Lock / Unlock: Ctrl + L
Lock or unlock any element to keep it unchanged as you adjust your design.
Move by 1 px: ← →
This hotkey allows you to move an element right or left slightly.
Move by 10 px: Shift ← →
With this one, you can move a design element by 10 pixels right or left.
Bold: Cmd /Ctrl + B
Use this keyboard shortcut to make your text bold.
Italic: Cmd / Ctrl + I
This combination will make your text italic.
Underline: Cmd / Ctrl + U
This combination underlines your text.
Add text: T
This is an easy way to add text to your design.
Click Space to play or stop your video, animation, or music track.
Next slide: ← → (on the slides)
This combination will help you move to the next page of your design. It’s convenient to use to move from one slide of a presentation to another.
Use Esc to deselect a design element.