Illustrator Viewing Shortcuts

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Adobe Illustrator Keyboard Shortcuts for Viewing Artwork

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  1. Look at the card, do you know this one? Click to flip the card and check yourself.
  2. Mark card Right or Wrong, this card will be removed from the deck and your score kept.
  3. At any point you can Shuffle, Reveal cards and more via Deck controls.
  4. Continue to reveal the wrong cards until you have correctly answered the entire deck. Good job!
  5. Via the Actions button you can Shuffle, Unshuffle, Flip all Cards, Reset score, etc.
  6. Come back soon, we'll keep your score.
    “Repetition is the mother of all learning.”
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Toggle between screen modes: Normal Screen Mode, Full Screen Mode with Menu Bar, Full Screen Mode


Fit imageable area in window

Double-click Hand tool

Magnify 100%

Double-click Zoom tool

Switch to Hand tool (when not in text-edit mode)


Switch to Zoom tool in magnify mode

Spacebar + Command

Switch to Zoom tool in reduce mode

Spacebar + Command + Option

Move Zoom marquee while dragging with the Zoom tool


Hide unselected artwork

Command + Option + Shift + 3

Convert between horizontal and vertical guide

Option-drag guide

Release guide

Command + Shift-double-click guide

Show/Hide artboards

Command + Shift + H

Show/Hide artboard rulers

Command + Option + R

View all artboards in window

Command + Option + 0 (zero)

Paste in place on the active artboard


Exit Artboard tool mode


Create artboard inside another artboard


Select multiple artboards in the Artboards panel


Navigate to next document


Navigate to previous document


Navigate to next document group


Navigate to previous document group


Exit Full Screen mode