CorelDRAW one of the most popular graphics software in the world. It is a vector graphics software that means when you are creating images and logo and after some changing, image resize or editing you can not be lost quality. It’s support many file format just like .png, jpg, .pdf, .eps and many more. Print media, media agency and design companies use this software. Here are some CorelDRAW short cut key increases that help your speed and efficiency.

General Shortcuts

Ctrl + C or Ctrl + Insert Copies selection to the clipboard
Ctrl + X or Ctrl + Delete Cuts the selection to the clipboard
Ctrl + D Duplicates the selected object(s) to offsets
Ctrl + Shift + Z Reverses the last Undo operation
Ctrl + R Repeats the last operation
Shift + Delete Cuts the selection to the clipboard
Ctrl + Z or Ctrl + Backspace Reverses the last operation
Delete Deletes the selected object(s)
Shft + Insert Pastes the clipboard contents into the drawing

Open/Close Dockers

Ctrl + F2 Opens or closes the View Manager docker
Ctrl + F5 Opens or closes the Graphic and Text Styles docker
Ctrl + F6 Opens or closes the Symbols Manager docker
Ctrl + F7 Opens or closes the Envelope docker
Ctrl + F9 Opens or closes the Contour docker
Ctrl + F11 Opens or closes the Insert Character docker
Alt + Enter Opens or closes the Object Properties docker
Alt + F2 Opens or closes Linear Dimensions docker for assigning linear-dimension line properties
Alt + F3 Opens or closes the Lens docker
Alt + F7 Opens or closes the Position docker
Alt + F8 Opens or closes the Rotate docker
Alt + F9 Opens or closes the Scale and Mirror docker
Alt + F10 Opens or closes the Size docker

Text Formatting Using Text Tool

Ctrl + E Changes the alignment of text to center alignment
Ctrl + H Changes alignment of text to force last line full alignment
Ctrl + M Toggles current bullets for Paragraph text object
Ctrl + J Changes the alignment of text to full alignment
Ctrl + L Changes the alignment of text to left alignment
Ctrl + N Changes the alignment of text to have no alignment
Ctrl + R Changes the alignment of text to right alignment
Ctrl + T Formats the properties of text
Ctrl + F8 Converts artistic text to paragraph text or vice versa
Ctrl + comma Changes the text to horizontal direction
Ctrl + period Changes the text to vertical (toggle)
Ctrl + Shift + D Applies/removes a Drop Cap effect for text object (toggle)
Ctrl + Shift + T Opens the Edit Text dialog

Align Commands

B Aligns selected objects to the bottom
CVertically aligns centers of selected objects
EHorizontally aligns centers of selected objects
LAligns selected objects to the left
RAligns selected objects to the right
TAligns selected objects to the top
PAligns centers of selected objects to page center

Font Formatting Commands using Text Tool

Ctrl + B Changes the style of text to bold
Ctrl + I Changes the style of text to italic
Ctrl + U Changes the style of text to underline
Ctrl + F8 Converts text (Paragraph to Artistic, or vice versa)
Ctrl + L Changes the alignment of text to left alignment
Ctrl + Shift + F Shows a list of all the available/active fonts
Ctrl + Shift + W Shows a list of all the available/active font weights
Ctrl + Shift + K Changes all text characters to small capital letters
Ctrl + Shift + P Shows a list of all the available/active font sizes
Ctrl + Shift + H Shows a list of all the available/active HTML font sizes
Ctrl + Numpad 2 Decreases font size to previous point size
Ctrl + Numpad 4 Decreases font size to previous setting available in the Font Size List
Ctrl + Numpad 6 Increases font size to next setting in Font Size List
Ctrl + Numpad 8 Increases font size to next point size
Shift + F3 Changes the case of selected text
Alt + F12 Realigns selected text to its original baseline

Document display

F9 Displays a full-screen preview of the drawing
Ctrl + W Forces a redraw the drawing window
Shft + F9 Toggles between the last two used view qualities
Ctrl + Shft + C Shows nonprinting characters

File Commands

Ctrl + E Exports pages or objects to selected file format
Ctrl + I Imports (or links) content into your document
Ctrl + N Creates a new drawing
Ctrl + O Opens an existing drawing
Ctrl + P Prints the active drawing
Ctrl + S Saves the active drawing
Ctrl + Shft + S Opens the Save As dialog
Alt + F4 Closes CorelDRAW

Distribute Commands

Shift + B Distributes selected objects to the bottom
Shift + C Vertically distributes centers of the selected objects
Shift + E Horizontally distributes centers of selected objects
Shift + L Distributes selected objects to the left
Shift + R Distributes selected objects to the right
Shift + P Horizontally distributes space between selected objects
Shift + A Vertically distributes space between selected objects
Shift + T Distributes selected objects to the top

Object Groups & CombineCommands

Ctrl + G Groups the selected objects
Ctrl + U Ungroups the selected objects or group of objects
Ctrl + Q Converts the selected object to a curve
Ctrl + L Combines the selected objects
Ctrl + K Breaks apart the selected object
Ctrl + Shift + Q Converts an outline to an object

Grid, Guides and Snapping

Ctrl + Y Snaps objects to the grid (toggle)
Alt + Shift + D Toggles the view of dynamic guides
Alt + Z Toggles snapping to objects using current modes
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