CommonLook PDF Keyboard Shortcuts

On this page, shortcuts for: Tag Creation/Conversion I Quick Access Toolbar I Settings Tab I Windows Tab I Operations TabApplication Navigation

Tag Creation and Conversion Shortcuts

TagCreateConvert
Toggle Sticky buttonsAlt + i + s
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
N/A
Toggle Individual ParentsAlt + i + v
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
N/A
PCtrl+7Ctrl+Shift+7
Hn (1-6)Ctrl+(1-6)Ctrl+Shift+(1-6)
H (non-numbered Heading)Alt + i + 7
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Alt + c + 7
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
FigureCtrl+gCtrl+Shift+g
CaptionCtrl+qCtrl+Shift+q
TableAlt + i + b
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Alt + c + b
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
TRAlt + i + r
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Alt + c + r
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
THAlt + i + h
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Alt + c + h
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
TDCtrl+dCtrl+Shift+d
LAlt + i + l
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Alt + c + l
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
LICtrl+iCtrl+Shift+i
LblCtrl+lCtrl+Shift+l
LBodyCtrl+bCtrl+Shift+b
SpanCtrl+wCtrl+Shift+w
LinkCtrl+kCtrl+Shift+k
FormCtrl+8Ctrl+Shift+8
TOCAlt + i + c
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Alt + c + c
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
TOCICtrl+o (Tagged panel only)Ctrl+Shift+o
NoteCtrl+nCtrl+Shift+n
ReferenceCtrl+rCtrl+Shift+r
ReversedCharsAlt + i + a
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Alt + c + a
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Standard Tags (dropdown menu)Alt + i + u
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Alt + c + u
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
 Role Map tags (dropdown menu)Alt + i + 8
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Alt + c + 8
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
 Generate TableCtrl+tN/A
 Generate ListCtrl+9N/A
 Generate TOCCtrl+0 (zero)N/A
 PaginationAlt + i + w
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
N/A
 User TagsAlt + i + 0 (zero)
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Alt + c + 0 (zero)
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
 Tag AnnotationsCtrl+o (Untagged Content panel only)N/A
 Tag Ctrl+t (Untagged Content panel only)N/A

Quick Access Toolbar Shortcuts

OperationShortcut
Quick SaveCtrl+s
Save and CloseCtrl+Shift+c
Close (without saving)Alt+F4
UndoCtrl+z
RedoCtrl+y

Settings Tab Shortcuts

OperationShortcut
ExactCtrl+Shift+e
TextCtrl+Shift+t
ImagesCtrl+Shift+s
AnnotationCtrl+Shift+a
TagsCtrl+Shift+z
ArtifactsAlt + s + r
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
TaggedAlt + s + d
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
UntaggedAlt + s + u
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Physical OrderAlt + s + h
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Logical OrderAlt + s + l
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Text DirectionAlt + s + c
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Text selectionCtrl+Shift+y
CommonLook selectionCtrl+Shift+m
Highlight ColorAlt + s + k
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
User PreferencesAlt + s + f
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Reset Panels LocationAlt + s + s
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
User tagsN/A
AboutAlt + s + t
(Press sequentially, not in combination)

Windows Tab Shortcuts

OperationShortcut
Affected ElementsAlt + w + e
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
BookmarksAlt + w + b
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Checkpoint ConfigurationAlt + w + c
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Find And Replace (Find)Ctrl+f  OR
Alt + w + f
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Find And Replace (Replace)Ctrl+h  OR
Alt + w + f
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
MetadataAlt + w + m
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
PropertiesAlt + w + p
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
ResultsAlt + w + r
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Role MapAlt + w + l
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Search TagsAlt + w + s
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
StandardsAlt + w + d
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Table EditorAlt + w + o
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
TagsAlt + w + t
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Untagged ContentAlt + w + u
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
DestinationsAlt + w + n
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
HelpF1 OR
Alt + w + h
(Press sequentially, not in combination)

Operations Tab Shortcuts

These shortcuts are available in the context menus of selected tags, text elements and/or text runs OR in the ribbon of the Operations tab.

OperationShortcut
UntagDelete
Tag Properties (moves focus to the Properties panel)Use Ctrl+Tab to navigate to Properties
Merge TagsCtrl+m
Expand allCtrl+Plus
Collapse allCtrl+Minus
Expand Tag(s)Ctrl+Shift+Plus
CutCtrl+x
CopyCtrl+c
Paste as siblingCtrl+v
Paste as childCtrl+Shift+v
Create tag as parentCtrl+j
Create tag as sibling beforeCtrl+F10
Create tag as sibling afterCtrl+F11
Create tag as childCtrl+Shift+j
Cleanup – Full cleanupCtrl+u
Cleanup – Skip empty cellsCtrl+e
Table full cleanup (from within a table tag)Ctrl+Shift+t
Level upCtrl+p
Level up children of tagCtrl+Shift+p
Change tag order up (Move Up)Ctrl+Shift+Up
Change tag order down (Move Down)Ctrl+Shift+Down
Tag SimilarCtrl+Shift+F5
Copy contents To ActualTextCtrl+Shift+F2
Copy contents To Alt textCtrl+Shift+F3
Split textrunCtrl+Shift+x
Calculate bounding boxCtrl+F5
Linearize table horizontallyCtrl+Shift+h
Linearize table verticallyCtrl+Shift+u
Create linked headers (in Tables) One levelCtrl+Shift+F10
Create linked headers (in Tables) RecursiveCtrl+Shift+F11
Show table editorCtrl+Shift+F1
Insert Caption (in Tables)Alt + o + 8
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Insert row before (in Tables)Ctrl+F10
Insert row after (in Tables)Ctrl+F11
Insert cell afterCtrl+Shift+F4
Insert cell beforeCtrl+F4
Split to rowsAlt + o + Z
(Press sequentially, not in combination)

Application Navigation Shortcuts

OperationShortcut
Navigate between panelsCtrl+Tab
Navigation toolbar 
(zoom, page navigation/ scrolling, etc.)
F12
HelpF1
Insert tag (Ribbon)Alt + i
Convert tag (Ribbon)Alt + c
Settings (Ribbon)Alt + s
Windows (Ribbon)Alt + w
Operations (Ribbon)Alt + o
Quick SaveAlt + 1
Save and CloseAlt + 2
UndoAlt + 3
RedoAlt + 4
Navigate between panels in a groupCtrl + Page Up, Ctrl + Page Down
Display Window Options for active panelAlt + –
Recall (on the Insert Tag ribbon)Alt + i + 9

Next Pages

Follow the links below to view other pages in the software manual:

Page 1- Welcome, Getting Started

Page 2 – The Toolbar and Ribbon

Page 3 – Insert Tag and Convert Tag Tabs

Page 4 – The Settings Tab

Page 5 – The Windows Tab

Page 6 – The Operations Tab

Page 7 – The Tag Properties Panel

Page 8 – The Integrity Validator

Keyboard Shortcuts