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Flash® Catalyst™ CS5 Bible by Rob Huddleston

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Appendix A. Keyboard Shortcuts

IN THIS APPENDIX

  • Keyboard shortcuts

  • Tool selections

  • Temporary tool selections

As with most programs, Catalyst includes a host of keyboard shortcuts designed to speed up your work. Where the functionality is the same, Catalyst uses shortcuts from other Adobe Creative Suite tools, particularly Illustrator and Flash Professional.

Basic Commands

Tables A.1 through A.8 list the keyboard shortcuts for the basic commands found in the program's menus. The tables are organized by menu category.

Table A.1. Keyboard Shortcuts for File Menu Commands

Command

Windows Shortcut

Mac Shortcut

Description

New Project

Ctrl+N

Keyboard Shortcuts for File Menu Commands

Opens the New Project dialog box to create a new, blank project.

Open Project

Ctrl+O

Keyboard Shortcuts for File Menu Commands

Opens an existing project by browsing to an FXP file.

Close Project

Ctrl+W

Keyboard Shortcuts for File Menu Commands

Closes the current project.

Save

Ctrl+S

Keyboard Shortcuts for File Menu Commands

Saves the current project. If the project has never been saved, this command does the same thing as Save As.

Save As

Ctrl+Shift+S

Keyboard Shortcuts for File Menu Commands

Prompts you to save the project with a new name.

Save As ...

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