Adobe Acrobat Keyboard shortcuts- A complete list of hot keys

Adobe Acrobat keyboard shortcuts

ToolWindows / UNIX actionMac OS action
Hand toolHH
Temporarily select the Hand toolspace-barspace-bar
Select toolVV
Marquee Zoom toolZZ
Scroll through the zoom tools: Marquee Zoom,Dynamic zoom, MagnifierShift + ZShift + Z
Temporarily select Dynamic zoom tool (whenMarquee Zoom tool is selected)ChangeChange
Temporarily zoom out (when Marquee Zoom tool is selected)CtrlOption
Temporarily select Zoom In toolCtrl + space barSpacebar + Command
Select Object toolRR
Edit Object toolOO
Editing input / output formsANAN
snipping toolÇÇ
Link toolII
Text Field ToolFF
Scroll through the tools in form creation mode: Text field, Checkbox, Radio button, List box, Drop-down boxButton, Digital signaturebar codeShift + FShift + F
3D ToolMM
Scroll through the multimedia tools: Flash, VideoShift + MShift + M
To edit Document Text toolTT
EssayYY
Scroll through the retouching tools: Retouching text, Retouching Reading Order, Object retouchingShift + TShift + T
JavaScript DebuggerCtrl + JCommand + J
Insert Blank pages toolShift + Ctrl + TShift + Command + T
Insert filesCtrl + Shift + I
Delete pagesCtrl + Shift + D
Open output view~~
Retouch reading order tool (or, if already selected, return the focus to the dialog box)Shift + Ctrl + U
ResultWindows / UNIX actionMac OSAction
Sticky notes toolss
Text editing toolANDAND
Stamp ToolKK
Current highlight toolyouyou
Scroll through the featured tools: Bookmark,Underline text, Cross out textShift + U (Windows only)Shift + U
Current drawing markup toolDD
Scroll through the drawing marking tools: Cloud, Arrow, Line, Rectangle, Oval, Polygon LinePolygon, Pencil Tool, Erase toolShift + D (Windows only)Shift + D
Cloud toolQ (Windows only)Q
Text box toolXX
Current Stamp or Attach toolJJ
Scroll Stamp, Attach File, Record audio commentShift + JShift + J
Move focus to the next comment or form fieldTabTab
Move focus to the previous form comment or fieldShift + TabShift + Tab
Open the pop-up note (or the text field in the Comments List) to comment on the focusLog inReturns
Closes the pop-up (or text field in the Comments List) for comments that have a focusEscEsc
ResultWindows / UNIX actionMac OS Action
Previous screenUp page or Shift + EnterUp page or Shift + Return
Next screenPage Down or EnterPage Down or Return
First pageHome or Shift + Ctrl +Up page or Shift + Ctrl + Up arrowHome or Shift + Command +Up arrow
Last pageEnd or Shift + Ctrl + Page down or Shift + Ctrl + Down arrowFinish or Shift + Command +Down arrow
Previous pageLeft arrow or Ctrl +Up pageLeft arrow or Command +Up page
Next pageRight arrow or Ctrl + Page DownRight arrow or Command + Page Down
Previous open documentCtrl + F6 (UNIX)Command + F6
Next open documentShift + Ctrl + F6 (UNIX)Shift + Command + F6
Scroll upUp arrowUp arrow
Roll downDown arrowDown arrow
Scroll (when the Hand tool is selected)space-barspace-bar
Zoom InCtrl + equal signCommand + equal sign
Zoom outCtrl + hyphenCommand + hyphen
ResultWindows actionMac OS Action
Move forward or backward between the current column header selected for sorting, the current row with focus and the Come back button if it’s in a folderTab or Shift + TabTab or Shift + Tab
Move the focus to the next or previous line when it is in the body of the file list on the leftUp arrow orDown arrowUp arrow or Down arrow
Select the next or previous column header for sortingLeft arrow orRight arrowLeft arrow or Right arrow
If pressed in the body of the file list, navigate up one level within a folderBackspaceDelete
tighten Come back in a folder if the focus is on the button.Enter or space barEnter or space bar
If pressed when the focus is on a line in the file list that represents a subfolder, navigate to a subfolder or open an attachment in Preview mode.Log inLog in
If in the body of the file list, go to the first or last lineHouse or EndHouse or End
If it is in the body of the file list, go to the next or last set of lines to fit the screenPage Down or Up pagePage Down or Up page
Check or uncheck all filesCtrl + A or Shift + Ctrl + ACommand + A or Shift + Command + A
If in the body of the file list, extend the selection by adding the next line above or below the selected lineShift +Up arrow or Shift +Down arrowShift +Up arrow or Shift +Down arrow
Change whether the focused line is in the selectionCtrl + space barCommand + Spacebar
Move the focus up or down a line without changing the selectionCtrl +Up arrow or Ctrl +Down arrowCommand +Up arrow or Command +Down arrow
Reverse the sort order when the focus is on the column headerspace-barspace-bar
ResultWindows actionMac OS Action
Move the focus to the next item between the Document panel, the Tasks panels, the Message bar and the Navigation bar.F6F6
Move the focus to the previous item between the Document panel, the Tasks panels, the message bar and the Navigation bar.Shift + F6Shift + F6
Move the focus to the next panel in the Task panelCtrl + TabCommand + Tab
Move focus to the previous panel in the Tasks panelCtrl + Shift + TabCommand + Shift + Tab
Navigate to the next panel and control the panel in an open task paneTabTab
Navigate to the previous panel and the panel control in an open task paneShift + TabShift + Tab
Navigate to the next command button on a panelDown arrowDown arrow
Navigate to the previous command button on a panelUp arrowUp arrow
Expand or collapse the panel in focus (press F6 to move the focus to the Tools panel and then tab to the desired panel)Spacebar or EnterLeft Arrow or Right ArrowSpacebar or EnterLeft Arrow or Right Arrow
Open or close the task paneShift + F4Shift + F4
Close the panel that lists the tasks for an actionCtrl + Shift + F4Ctrl + Shift + F4
Open the menu and move the focus to the first menu option when the focus is on a command with a submenu or submenu element with a submenuSpacebar or EnterSpacebar or Enter
Move the focus back to the parent command button with a submenu or submenu element with a submenuEscEsc
Run the command in focusSpacebar or EnterSpacebar or Enter
Navigate to the next item in the active panel in the Create New Action, Edit Action, Create New Tool Set or Edit Tool Set dialog boxesTabTab
Navigate to the previous item in the active panel in the Create new action, Edit action, Create new tool set and Edit tool set dialog boxesShift + TabShift + Tab
ResultWindows / UNIX actionMac OS Action
Move the focus to menus (Windows, UNIX); expand the first menu item (UNIX)F10Control + F2
Move the focus to the toolbar in the browser and in the applicationShift + F8Shift + F8
Move to the next open document (when the focus is on the document pane)Ctrl + F6Command + F6
Move to the previous open document (when the focus is on the document pane)Ctrl + Shift + F6Command + Shift + F6
Close current documentCtrl + F4Command + F4
Close all open documentsNot availableCommand + Option + W
Move the focus to the next comment, link or form field in the document paneTabTab
Move focus to the document paneF5F5
Move focus to the previous comment, link, or form field in the document paneShift + TabShift + Tab
Activate the tool, the selected item (such as a movie clip or marker) or commandSpacebar or EnterSpacebar or Return
Open context menuShift + F10Control + click
Close context menuF10Esc
Return to the Hand tool or Select toolEscEsc
Move focus to the next tab in a tabbed dialogCtrl + TabNot available
Go to the previous search result and highlight it in the documentShift + F3Not available
Go to the next search result and highlight it in the documentF3F3
Search previous document (with search results showing multiple files)Alt + Shift + Left arrow (Windows only)Command + Shift + Left arrow
Search next document (with search results showing multiple files)Alt + Shift +Right arrow(Windows only)Command + Shift +Right arrow
Select text (with the Select tool selected)Shift + arrow keysShift + arrow keys
Select the next word or deselect the previous word (with the Select tool selected)Shift + Ctrl +Right arrowor Left arrowNot available
ResultWindows / UNIX actionMac OS Action
Open and move the focus to the navigation panelCtrl + Shift + F5Command + Shift + F5
Move focus between document, message bar and navigation panelsF6F6
Move focus to the previous panel or panelShift + F6Shift + F6
Move between the elements of the active navigation panelTabTab
Go to the previous or next navigation panel and activate it (when the focus is on the panel button)Up arrow orDown arrowUp arrow or Down arrow
Go to the next navigation panel and activate it (when the focus is anywhere on the navigation panel)Ctrl + TabNot available
Expand the current favorite (focus on the Favorites panel)Right arrow or Shift + plus signRight arrow or Shift + plus sign
Collect the current favorite (focus on the Favorites panel)Left arrow or minus signLeft arrow or minus sign
Expand all bookmarksShift + *Shift + *
Collapse the selected markerSlash (/)Slash (/)
Move focus to the next item in a navigation panelDown arrowDown arrow
Move focus to the previous item in a navigation panelUp arrowUp arrow
ResultWindows / UNIX actionMac OS Action
Open the help windowF1F1 or Command +?
Close the Help windowCtrl + W (Windows only) or Alt + F4Command + W
Return to previously opened topicAlt + Left arrowCommand + Left Arrow
Proceed to the next topicAlt +Right arrowCommand +Right arrow
Move to the next panelCtrl + TabSee the help of your default browser
Move to the previous panelShift + Ctrl + TabSee the help of your default browser
Move focus to the next link in a panelTabNot available
Move focus to the previous link in a panelShift + TabNot available
Enable highlighted linkLog inNot available
Print Help TopicCtrl + PCommand + P
ResultWindows actionMac OS Action
Change the reading settings for the current documentShift + Ctrl + 5Shift + Command + 5
Reflect a topic PDF and return to the non-reflow viewCtrl + 4Command + 4
Turn reading on and off HighShift + Ctrl + YShift + Command + Y
Read only the current page aloudShift + Ctrl + VShift + Command + V
Read aloud from the current page to the end of the documentShift + Ctrl + BShift + Command + B
Pause reading aloudShift + Ctrl + CShift + Command + C
Stop reading out loudShift + Ctrl + EShift + Command + E

So that’s Adobe Acrobat keyboard shortcuts for a complete list.

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