Menu Tab (Menu Editor)

Keyboard shortcut
Function
Press Option and drag.
Creates a duplicate of the selected item.
CommandDCommand-D
Creates a duplicate of the selected item.
Drag.
Creates a button.
Press Option and drag.
Creates a drop zone.
Press Command and drag.
Selects multiple items. Deselects any currently selected items first.
Press Command-Shift and drag.
Selects multiple items. Retains any currently selected items.
CommandACommand-A
Selects all menu items.
CommandShiftACommand-Shift-A
Deselects all menu items.
Double-click.
Creates a text object.
Press Command-Option and drag.
Creates a text object.
CommandBCommand-B
Applies a bold attribute to the selected text.
CommandICommand-I
Applies an italic attribute to the selected text.
CommandUCommand-U
Adds an underline to the selected text.
CommandShiftLeftBraceCommand-Shift-Left Brace ({)
Left aligns the selected text.
CommandShiftVerticalBarCommand-Shift-Vertical Bar (|)
Center aligns the selected text.
CommandShiftRightBraceCommand-Shift-Right Brace (})
Right aligns the selected text.
Press Return while typing text.
Creates a new line. Applies to button text and text objects.
Press Enter while typing text.
While typing text into the Menu Editor, exits text entry mode. While typing text in the Button or Text Object Inspector, creates a new line.
DeleteDelete
Deletes the selected item.
Press Shift-Option and drag.
Repositions an asset in a drop zone or button (if possible).
Press Shift and drag.
Forces a button or drop zone to match its asset’s aspect ratio, and maintains that aspect ratio while being resized.
ArrowUpUp Arrow
Moves the selected item up 1 pixel.
ArrowDownDown Arrow
Moves the selected item down 1 pixel.
ArrowLeftLeft Arrow
Moves the selected item left 1 pixel.
ArrowRightRight Arrow
Moves the selected item right 1 pixel.
ShiftArrowUpShift-Up Arrow
Moves the selected item up 10 pixels.
ShiftArrowDownShift-Down Arrow
Moves the selected item down 10 pixels.
ShiftArrowLeftShift-Left Arrow
Moves the selected item left 10 pixels.
ShiftArrowRightShift-Right Arrow
Moves the selected item right 10 pixels.
ShiftOptionArrowUpShift-Option-Up Arrow
Moves the selected item up 20 pixels.
ShiftOptionArrowDownShift-Option-Down Arrow
Moves the selected item down 20 pixels.
ShiftOptionArrowLeftShift-Option-Left Arrow
Moves the selected item left 20 pixels.
ShiftOptionArrowRightShift-Option-Right Arrow
Moves the selected item right 20 pixels.
CommandOptionYCommand-Option-Y
Creates a submenu and adds a button to link to it.
CommandOptionKCommand-Option-K
Creates a slideshow and adds a button to link to it.
CommandOptionTCommand-Option-T
Creates a track and adds a button to link to it.
Press Command-Option and drag button’s edge.
Sets button navigation when you drag from a button’s edge to another button.
CommandShiftDCommand-Shift-D
Performs a one-time Auto Assign button navigation pass.
CommandShiftBCommand-Shift-B
Sends the selected item to the back.
CommandLeftSquareBracketCommand-Left Bracket ([)
Sends the selected item backward one step in priority.
CommandRightSquareBracketCommand-Right Bracket (])
Brings the selected item forward one step in priority.
CommandShiftFCommand-Shift-F
Brings the selected item to the front.
Press Shift and drag.
Constrains the movement of an item to the vertical or horizontal direction only.
Press Shift-Option and drag.
Duplicates the selected item and constrains its movement to the vertical or horizontal direction only. You must wait to press Shift until you have started dragging the item.
Press Command and drag item.
Moves the selected item without snapping or showing the dynamic guides.
Drag button’s edge to resize and press Option.
Changes the item size based on its center. (You must wait to press the Option key until after you start dragging.)
CommandRCommand-R
Shows or hides rulers.
CommandSemicolonCommand-Semicolon (;)
Shows or hides alignment guides.
WW
Toggles the button state through normal, selected, and activated.
QQ
Toggles the background view through background only, overlay only, and composite.
PP
Toggles the pixel display between square and rectangular.
CommandShiftECommand-Shift-E
Shows and hides the title safe area.
CommandOptionECommand-Option-E
Shows the action safe area.
SpacebarSpace bar
Toggles menu motion on and off.
CommandJCommand-J
Toggles menu motion on and off.