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Sketch Keyboard Shortcuts

    Sketch Keyboard Shortcuts for Mac

    General

    Copy

    • Cmd
    • +
    • C

    Cut

    • Cmd
    • +
    • X

    Paste

    • Cmd
    • +
    • V

    Paste over selection

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • V

    Pan Canvas

    • Space
    • +
    • (drag)

    New page

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • N

    Previous page

    • Fn
    • +
    • Up

    Next page

    • Fn
    • +
    • Down

    Zoom in

    • Cmd
    • +
    • +

    Zoom out

    • Cmd
    • +

    Toggle rulers

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • R

    Toggle pixels

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • P

    Toggle pixel grid

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • X

    Toggle grid

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • G

    Toggle layout

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • L

    Toggle slices

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • E

    Toggle prototyping

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • F

    Filter in Layer List

    • Cmd
    • +
    • F

    Run custom plugin

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Ctrl
    • +
    • K

    Undo

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Z

    Redo

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Z

    New document

    • Cmd
    • +
    • N

    New Cloud document

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • N

    Open document

    • Cmd
    • +
    • O

    Open Cloud document

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • O

    Close window

    • Cmd
    • +
    • W

    Save document

    • Cmd
    • +
    • S

    Duplicate document

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • S

    Save document as…

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Opt
    • +
    • S

    Page setup

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • P

    Open Preferences window

    • Cmd
    • +
    • ,

    Hide Sketch

    • Cmd
    • +
    • H

    Quit Sketch

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Q

    Open the Help menu

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • ?

    Open Preview window

    • Cmd
    • +
    • P

    Inserting Layers

    Rectangle

    • R

    Oval

    • O

    Line

    • L

    Rounded rectangle

    • U

    Vector tool

    • V

    Pencil tool

    • P

    Text tool

    • T

    Artboard tool

    • A

    Slice tool

    • S

    Hotspot tool

    • H

    Selecting Layers

    Select all

    • Cmd
    • +
    • A

    Select all Artboards

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • A

    Select next Artboard

    • Fn
    • +
    • Right

    Select previous Artboard

    • Fn
    • +
    • Left

    Reveal selection in Layer List

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • J

    Moving and Resizing Layers

    Display distance between other layers (while hovering)

    • Opt

    Duplicate

    • Cmd
    • +
    • D

    Nudge layer any direction by 1px

    • (arrows)

    Nudge layer any direction by 10px

    • Shift
    • +
    • (arrows)

    Scale layer

    • Cmd
    • +
    • K

    Expand by 1px

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Right/Down

    Contract by 1px

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Left/Up

    Expand by 10px

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Right/Down

    Contract by 10px

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Left/Up

    Show distance to baseline or cap height on text layers (while hovering)

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Opt

    Editing Layers

    Edit layer

    • Enter

    Finish editing

    • Esc

    Focus X position input field in the Inspector

    • Opt
    • +
    • Tab

    Delete layer

    • Del

    Copy style

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Opt
    • +
    • C

    Paste style

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Opt
    • +
    • V

    Sync shared style

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • S

    Reset shared style

    • Opt
    • +
    • Ctrl
    • +
    • S

    Add link to Artboard

    • W

    Toggle fill

    • F

    Toggle border

    • B

    Pick color

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • C

    Edit layer opacity

    • 0-9

    Transform shape

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • T

    Rotate layer

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • R

    Use as mask

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Ctrl
    • +
    • M

    Return to instance

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Esc

    Union multiple layers

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Opt
    • +
    • U

    Subtract multiple layers

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Opt
    • +
    • S

    Intersect multiple layers

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Opt
    • +
    • I

    Difference multiple layers

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Opt
    • +
    • X

    Vector Editing

    Open or close path

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Opt
    • +
    • O

    Selects next point

    • Tab

    Show all handle control points

    • Opt

    Straight point type

    • 1

    Mirrored point type

    • 2

    Disconnected point type

    • 3

    Asymmetric point type

    • 4

    Text Editing

    Paste as rich text

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Opt
    • +
    • V

    Change typeface

    • Cmd
    • +
    • T

    Bold

    • Cmd
    • +
    • B

    Italic

    • Cmd
    • +
    • I

    Underline

    • Cmd
    • +
    • U

    Increase font size

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Opt
    • +
    • +

    Decrease font size

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Opt
    • +

    Increase character spacing

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Opt
    • +
    • L

    Decrease character spacing

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Opt
    • +
    • T

    Align left

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • [

    Align center

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • \

    Align right

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • ]

    Emoji and symbols

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Opt
    • +
    • Space

    Convert to outlines

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Opt
    • +
    • O

    Insert a line break

    • Shift
    • +
    • Enter

    Arranging Layers

    Group

    • Cmd
    • +
    • G

    Ungroup

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • G

    Rename layer

    • Cmd
    • +
    • R

    Select next layer in group

    • Tab

    Select previous layer in group

    • Shift
    • +
    • Tab

    Selects layer inside group

    • Enter

    Selects parent group

    • Esc

    Bring forward

    • Cmd
    • +
    • ]

    Bring to front

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Opt
    • +
    • ]

    Send backward

    • Cmd
    • +
    • [

    Send to back

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Opt
    • +
    • [

    Move up, out of group or Artboard

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Opt
    • +
    • Up

    Distribute horizontally

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Ctrl
    • +
    • H

    Distribute vertically

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Ctrl
    • +
    • V

    Hide or show layer

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • H

    Lock or unlock layer

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • L

    Exporting Layers

    Export

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • E

    Export selected layer(s)

    • Cmd
    • +
    • E

    Zoom and Focus

    Zoom to 100%

    • Cmd
    • +
    • 0

    Zoom to all elements on Canvas

    • Cmd
    • +
    • 1

    Zoom to selected layer(s)

    • Cmd
    • +
    • 2

    Center selected layer(s) in Canvas

    • Cmd
    • +
    • 3

    Temporarily zoom out to 100%

    • Shift
    • +
    • `

    Toggle full screen

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Ctrl
    • +
    • F

    Show or hide Layer list

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Opt
    • +
    • 1

    Show or hide Inspector

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Opt
    • +
    • 2

    Enter presentation mode

    • Cmd
    • +
    • .

    Show or hide Toolbar

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Opt
    • +
    • T

    Text Fields

    Focus Inspector

    • Opt
    • +
    • Tab

    Select next field

    • Tab

    Select previous field

    • Shift
    • +
    • Tab

    Confirm change

    • Enter

    Clear change

    • Esc

    Increase value by 1

    • Up

    Decrease value by 1

    • Down

    Increase value by 10

    • Shift
    • +
    • Up

    Decrease value by 10

    • Shift
    • +
    • Down

    Increase value by 0.1

    • Opt
    • +
    • Up

    Decrease value by 0.1

    • Opt
    • +
    • Down

    Miscellaneous

    Launch Sketch with all plugins disabled (hold on startup)

    • Shift

    Detach from Symbol

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Ctrl
    • +
    • D

    Detach all contents from Symbol

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Opt
    • +
    • D

    Refresh Data

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • D

    Run last-used plugin again

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Ctrl
    • +
    • R

    With a gradient stop selected, position it between 0% and 100%

    • 0-9

    Position selected gradient stop directly between two existing stops

    • =