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Google Drawings Keyboard Shortcuts - Mac

This is a list of Drawings specific commands. For the latest full list of these and other commands that will work in Drawings, see https://support.google.com/docs/answer/185817?hl=en and activate the Mac shortcuts button. (If you are a keyboard-only user, note that the Mac button will not gain visible focus. When you do get to the button, pressing Return will expand and contract the list.)

Moving/grouping commands:
Action Shortcut
Select all object(s) +A
Deselect all object(s) +Shift+A
Move object over the object that currently overlaps it (=Move up in Z-order) +Up arrow
Move object under the object it currently overlaps (=Move down in Z-order) +Down arrow
Move object to the top of Z-order +Shift+Up arrow
Move object to the bottom of Z-order +Shift+Down arrow
Group selected objects +G
Ungroup selected objects +Shift+G
Duplicate selected objects  
+D
Select next shape  
Tab
Select previous shape
Shift+Tab
Move selected object
Arrow keys
Move selected object by one pixel at a time  
Shift+arrow key
Rotate counterclockwise by 1 degree    
Option+Shift+Left arrow
Rotate clockwise by 1 degree   
Option+Shift+Right arrow
Rotate counterclockwise by 15 degrees   
Option+Left arrow
Rotate clockwise by 15 degrees   
Option+Right arrow
Resize larger horizontally  
+Ctrl+B
Resize larger vertically
+Ctrl+I
Resize larger
+Ctrl+K
Resize smaller horizontally
+Ctrl+W
Resize smaller vertically
+Ctrl+Q
Resize smaller
+Ctrl+J
Exit crop mode
Enter
Insert shape, line, or arrow onto canvas
Enter
Deselect
Esc
Copy formatting of selected object(s) +Option+C
Paste formatting to selected object(s) +Option+V
Delete selected object(s) Delete
Close drawing editor
+Esc


Menu commands:
Note: If these commands are used to access the menus, each menu item will have an underlined letter. The letter key may then be activated to access the menu item. If the menus are accessed in any other way, the underlined letters will not appear.

Action Shortcut
Context menu (right-click)
Ctrl+Shift+X
File menu
Alt+F
Edit menu
Alt+E
View menu
Alt+V
Insert menu
Alt+I
Format menu
Alt+O
Arrange menu
Alt+A
Tools menu
Alt+T
Table menu
Alt+B
Help menu
Alt+H

Navigation commands:
Action Shortcut
Zoom in
+Option+Plus (+)
Zoom out
+Option+Minus (-)
Move to canvas
+Option+Shift+C
Move to top of application
+Option+Shift+M
Open research tool
+Option+Shift+I
Define selected word in research tool
+Shift+Y
Open revision history panel  
+Option+Shift+G
Move to next change in current revision
Ctrl++N then Ctrl++R
Move to previous change in current revision
Ctrl++P then Ctrl++R
Move focus to popup (links, bookmarks, and images)
Ctrl++E then Ctrl++P
Play selected video
Enter
Open chat inside the document
Shift+Esc

Comments:
Action Shortcut
Insert comment
+Option+M
Enter current comment
Ctrl++E, then Ctrl++C
Move to next comment
Ctrl++N, then Ctrl++C
Move to previous comment
Ctrl++P, then Ctrl++C
When focus is on comment, move to next comment
J
When focus is on comment, move to previous comment K
When focus is on comment, reply to comment
R
When focus is on comment, resolve comment
E
Open comment discussion thread
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+A

Miscellaneous commands:
Action Shortcut
Show common keyboard shortcuts
Ctrl+/
Enable screen reader support
Option++Z
Speak selection (with screen reader on)
Ctrl++X
Announce formatting at cursor location (with screen reader on)
Ctrl++A, then Ctrl++F



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