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

Tag Create Convert
Toggle Sticky buttons Alt + i + s
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
N/A
Toggle Individual Parents Alt + i + v
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
N/A
P Ctrl+7 Ctrl+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)
Figure Ctrl+g Ctrl+Shift+g
Caption Ctrl+q Ctrl+Shift+q
Table Alt + i + b
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Alt + c + b
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
TR Alt + i + r
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Alt + c + r
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
TH Alt + i + h
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Alt + c + h
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
TD Ctrl+d Ctrl+Shift+d
L Alt + i + l
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Alt + c + l
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
LI Ctrl+i Ctrl+Shift+i
Lbl Ctrl+l Ctrl+Shift+l
LBody Ctrl+b Ctrl+Shift+b
Span Ctrl+w Ctrl+Shift+w
Link Ctrl+k Ctrl+Shift+k
Form Ctrl+8 Ctrl+Shift+8
TOC Alt + i + c
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Alt + c + c
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
TOCI Ctrl+o (Tagged panel only) Ctrl+Shift+o
Note Ctrl+n Ctrl+Shift+n
Reference Ctrl+r Ctrl+Shift+r
ReversedChars Alt + 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 Table Ctrl+t N/A
 Generate List Ctrl+9 N/A
 Generate TOC Ctrl+0 (zero) N/A
 Pagination Alt + i + w
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
N/A
 User Tags Alt + i + 0 (zero)
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Alt + c + 0 (zero)
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
 Tag Annotations Ctrl+o (Untagged Content panel only) N/A
 Tag  Ctrl+t (Untagged Content panel only) N/A

Quick Access Toolbar Shortcuts

Operation Shortcut
Quick Save Ctrl+s
Save and Close Ctrl+Shift+c
Close (without saving) Alt+F4
Undo Ctrl+z
Redo Ctrl+y

Settings Tab Shortcuts

Operation Shortcut
Exact Ctrl+Shift+e
Text Ctrl+Shift+t
Images Ctrl+Shift+s
Annotation Ctrl+Shift+a
Tags Ctrl+Shift+z
Artifacts Alt + s + r
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Tagged Alt + s + d
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Untagged Alt + s + u
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Physical Order Alt + s + h
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Logical Order Alt + s + l
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Text Direction Alt + s + c
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Text selection Ctrl+Shift+y
CommonLook selection Ctrl+Shift+m
Highlight Color Alt + s + k
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
User Preferences Alt + s + f
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Reset Panels Location Alt + s + s
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
User tags N/A
About Alt + s + t
(Press sequentially, not in combination)

Windows Tab Shortcuts

Operation Shortcut
Affected Elements Alt + w + e
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Bookmarks Alt + w + b
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Checkpoint Configuration Alt + 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)
Metadata Alt + w + m
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Properties Alt + w + p
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Results Alt + w + r
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Role Map Alt + w + l
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Search Tags Alt + w + s
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Standards Alt + w + d
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Table Editor Alt + w + o
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Tags Alt + w + t
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Untagged Content Alt + w + u
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Destinations Alt + w + n
(Press sequentially, not in combination)
Help F1 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.

Operation Shortcut
Untag Delete
Tag Properties (moves focus to the Properties panel) Use Ctrl+Tab to navigate to Properties
Merge Tags Ctrl+m
Expand all Ctrl+Plus
Collapse all Ctrl+Minus
Expand Tag(s) Ctrl+Shift+Plus
Cut Ctrl+x
Copy Ctrl+c
Paste as sibling Ctrl+v
Paste as child Ctrl+Shift+v
Create tag as parent Ctrl+j
Create tag as sibling before Ctrl+F10
Create tag as sibling after Ctrl+F11
Create tag as child Ctrl+Shift+j
Cleanup – Full cleanup Ctrl+u
Cleanup – Skip empty cells Ctrl+e
Table full cleanup (from within a table tag) Ctrl+Shift+t
Level up Ctrl+p
Level up children of tag Ctrl+Shift+p
Change tag order up (Move Up) Ctrl+Shift+Up
Change tag order down (Move Down) Ctrl+Shift+Down
Tag Similar Ctrl+Shift+F5
Copy contents To ActualText Ctrl+Shift+F2
Copy contents To Alt text Ctrl+Shift+F3
Split textrun Ctrl+Shift+x
Calculate bounding box Ctrl+F5
Linearize table horizontally Ctrl+Shift+h
Linearize table vertically Ctrl+Shift+u
Create linked headers (in Tables) One level Ctrl+Shift+F10
Create linked headers (in Tables) Recursive Ctrl+Shift+F11
Show table editor Ctrl+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 after Ctrl+Shift+F4
Insert cell before Ctrl+F4
Split to rows Alt + o + Z
(Press sequentially, not in combination)

Application Navigation Shortcuts

Operation Shortcut
Navigate between panels Ctrl+Tab
Navigation toolbar 
(zoom, page navigation/ scrolling, etc.)
F12
Help F1
Insert tag (Ribbon) Alt + i
Convert tag (Ribbon) Alt + c
Settings (Ribbon) Alt + s
Windows (Ribbon) Alt + w
Operations (Ribbon) Alt + o
Quick Save Alt + 1
Save and Close Alt + 2
Undo Alt + 3
Redo Alt + 4
Navigate between panels in a group Ctrl + Page Up, Ctrl + Page Down
Display Window Options for active panel Alt + –
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