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Keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Visio 2010 – Specific task, toolbar, shape, stencils – Part IV

Posted In MS office - By Techtiplib on Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 With No Comments »

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Visio-specific tasks

  • Format text
  • Use the Snap & Glue features
  • Group, rotate, and flip shapes
  • View drawing windows

Visio-specific toolbars

  • Select tools
  • Select the drawing tools
  • Crop a picture

Visio shapes and stencils

  1. Move from shape to shape in a drawing page
  2. Work with master shapes in a stencil
  3. Work with stencils in edit mode

Detais:

Format text:

Open the Home tab in the ribbon ALT+H
Open the Font tab in the Text dialog bo. F11
Open the Paragraph tab in the Text dialog box. SHIFT+F11
Open the Tabs tab in the Text dialog box. CTRL+F11
Open the Fill dialog box for the selected shape. F3
Open the Line dialog box. SHIFT+F3

Use the Snap & Glue features:

Open the General tab in the Snap & Glue dialog box. ALT+F9
Select or clear the Snap check box on the General tab in the Snap & Glue dialog box; snaps shapes to items selected in the Snap to section of the dialog box. S
Select or clear the Glue check box on the General tab in the Snap & Glue dialog box; glues shapes to items selected in the Glue to section of the dialog box (Tools menu, Snap & Glue). G

Group, rotate, and flip shapes:

Group the selected shapes. CTRL+G or CTRL+SHIFT+G
Ungroup shapes in the selected group. CTRL+SHIFT+U
Bring the selected shape to the front. CTRL+SHIFT+F
Send the selected shape to the back. CTRL+SHIFT+B
Rotate the selected shape to the left. CTRL+L
Rotate the selected shape to the right. CTRL+R
Flip the selected shape horizontally. CTRL+H
Flip the selected shape vertically. CTRL+J
Open the Align Shapes dialog box for the selected shape. F8

View drawing windows:

Display the open drawing windows tiled vertically. SHIFT+F7
Display the open drawing windows tiled horizontally. CTRL+SHIFT+F7
Display the open drawing windows so that you can see the title of every window. ALT+F7 or CTRL+ALT+F7

Select tools:

Switch the Format Painter tool on or off ( ). CTRL+SHIFT+P
Select the Pointer Tool ( ). CTRL+1
Select the Connector tool ( ). CTRL+3
Select the connection point tool CTRL+SHIFT+1
Select the text tool ( ). CTRL+2
Select the text box tool ( ). CTRL+SHIFT+4

Select the drawing tools:

Select the Rectangle Tool ( ). CTRL+8
Select the Ellipse Tool ( ). CTRL+9
Select the Line Tool ( ). CTRL+6
Select the Arc Tool ( ). CTRL+7
Select the Freeform Tool ( ). CTRL+5
Select the Pencil Tool ( ). CTRL+4

Crop a picture:

Select the Crop tool ( ). CTRL+SHIFT+2

Move from shape to shape in a drawing page:

Move from shape to shape on the drawing page. A dotted rectangle indicates the shape that has the focus. NOTE   You cannot move to shapes that are protected against selection or on a locked layer. TAB
Move from shape to shape on the drawing page in reverse order. SHIFT+TAB
Select a shape that has focus. NOTE   To select multiple shapes, press the TAB key to bring focus to the first shape you want to select, and then press ENTER. Hold down SHIFT while you press the TAB key to bring focus to another shape. When the focus rectangle is over the shape you want, press ENTER to add that shape to the selection. Repeat for each shape you want to select. ENTER
Clear selection of or focus on a shape. ESC
Switch between text edit mode and shape selection mode on a selected shape. F2
Nudge a selected shape. Arrow keys
Nudge a selected shape 1 pixel at a time. NOTE   SCROLL LOCK must be turned off. SHIFT+Arrow keys

Work with master shapes in a stencil:

Move between master shapes in a stencil. Arrow keys
Move to the first master shape in a row of a stencil. HOME
Move to the last master shape in a row of a stencil. END
Move to the first master shape in a column of a stencil. PAGE UP
Move to the last master shape in a column of a stencil. PAGE DOWN
Copy the selected master shapes to the Clipboard. CTRL+C
Paste the contents of the Clipboard to a new stencil. NOTE   The new stencil must first be opened for editing. CTRL+V
Select all the master shapes in a stencil. NOTE   To select multiple master shapes, press the arrow keys to bring focus to the first master shape you want. Hold down SHIFT while you press the arrow keys to bring focus to another master. When the focus rectangle is over the master you want, press ENTER to add that master to the selection. Repeat for each master you want to select. CTRL+A
Select or cancel selection of a master shape that has focus. SHIFT+ENTER
Cancel the selection of master shapes in a stencil. ESC
Insert the selected master shapes into the drawing. CTRL+ENTER

Work with stencils in edit mode:

Delete the selected master shape. DELETE
Cut the selected master shape from the custom stencil and put it on the Clipboard. CTRL+X
Rename the selected master shape. F2

Source: microsoft

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