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Shortcuts

 

Conceptboard is all about efficiency. Therefore, keyboard shortcuts have been set in place for you to continue your workflow with no distraction. 

Accessing the Shortcuts Menu

You can find a menu of all shortcuts by clicking on the Open Shortcuts option via the Help menu in the top toolbar.

 

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Actions

space: Browse mode (hold and drag)
+ / -: Zoom in/out 
1: Zoom to 100%
0: Zoom to fit the page
cmd + z: Undo last step
cmd + y: Redo last step
esc: Abort action
↑, →, j; Jump to next element
↓, ←, k: Jump to previous 
[shift] Tool modifier
cmd + f: Search in board

Tools

m: Move
s: Select
p: Pen/ Scribble
x: Highlighter
u: Rectangle
o: Ellipse
l: Line
c: Comment
t: Text block
n: Sticky note

Element Actions

Some of these shortcuts only apply to selected items.

cmd + x: Cut
cmd + c: Copy
cmd + v: Paste
alt + b: Toggle board sections
cmd + g: Group elements
cmd + Shift + g: Ungroup
del, backspace: Delete element(s)
↑, →, ↓, ← : Move element(s) around
[shift] + ↑, →, ↓, ← : Move element(s) faster
enter: switch to text editing
tab + [shift] + enter: Ecit text editing

 

 Shift  applies to many functions. You can find a list below: 

Alignment: when moving a shape, holding Shift disables auto alignment
Highlighter/ Pen: Holding Shift will create a straight line when drawing
Rotation: when rotating an element, holding Shift disables autosnap
Scaling: Hold Shift while scaling keeps the aspect ratio of the shape
Selection: A single pinned element can be selected either by double click or by holding Shift + single click: a single pinned element can be selected
Shapes: Hold Shift and drag creates a shape with a 1:1 aspect ratio
Movement: Hold Shift + arrow keys moves the shape faster when it is selected, except when text options are activated
Text: Shift + Enter will finish the text editing and deselect the text box
Zoom Tool: When the ZOOM tool is selected, holding Shift is changing the zoom to “zoom out”
You can hold Shift and use the trackpad scroll/mouse wheel to pan around the board. If you prefer to pan around the board, you can change the default zoom behaviour for a board. Uncheck the "Scroll to zoom" in the zoom menu. By default you will now pan around the board, and you will have to press [shift] to zoom.
 

Note: Hover over any icons in your toolbar to get the shortcut of that icon. 

Would you like specific shortcuts to use on your boards? Please let us know about them. 

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