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Keyboard Shortcuts

Ben Gremillion
By Ben Gremillion on 1st July, 2016 Updated on 7th August, 2018

The UXPin Editor comes with many keyboard shortcuts to help you work faster.

Although you can perform any action with a mouse and the occasional keyboard action, these shortcuts let you perform common actions with a quick keystroke.


SearchCmd +F
Design System Libraries Cmd + L
Show/hide gridAlt + G
Show/hide guidesAlt +H


Properties TabAlt + Q
Interactions TabAlt + W
Specification TabAlt + E

Basic Shortcuts

Move by 10 pxShift + ←→↑↓
ResizeCmd + ←→↑↓
Resize by 10pxCmd+Shift+←→↑↓
Drag on lineShift + drag
Show distancesAlt+hover
UndoCmd + Z
RedoCmd + Shift + Z
CutCmd + X
CopyCmd + C
PasteCmd + V
DuplicateAlt + drag / Cmd + D
Deletebksp / del
Add new pageCmd + P
Next pageAlt + ]
Previous pageAlt + [
PreviewCmd + Shift + P
ShareCmd + Shift + E


Select multipleCmd + click
Select allCmd + A
Next LayerTab
Previous LayerShift + Tab
GroupCmd + G
UngroupCmd + Shift + G
Create SymbolAlt + S
Add new stateCmd + Shift + S


Bring layer to frontCmd + Alt + ]
Send layer to backCmd + Alt + [
Move layer forwardCmd + ]
Move layer behindCmd + [
Lock / UnlockCmd + Shift + L
Show / HideCmd + Shift + H

Draw Elements

Rectangle / BoxR / B
Oval / CircleO / C


ItalicCmd + I
BoldCmd + B
UnderlineCmd + U
Smaller textCmd + “-“
Bigger textCmd + “+”


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Ben Gremillion

by Ben Gremillion

Ben Gremillion is a Content Strategist at UXPin. He’s worked as both a web designer and a back-end developer. On the side he builds and maintains a CMS for webcomic artists, and participates in annual NaNoWriMo challenges.

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