Here’s a list of keyboard shortcuts to help you work even faster in Articulate Storyline 360:

Key(s)

Function

F1

Help

F2

Select all text within a shape after its bounding box has been clicked

F3

Switch to Slide View

F4

Switch to Slide Master View

F5

Switch to Feedback Master View

F7

Spell check

F10

Publish

F12

Preview the entire project

Shift+F9

Show or hide gridlines

Shift+F12

Preview the current scene

Shift+Drag

If moving an object, movement is constrained to straight lines. If resizing an object, size maintains aspect ratio.

Alt+Drag

Move or resize an object with tighter control in one-pixel increments

Ctrl+Drag

If moving an object, a copy of the object will be created in the new location. If resizing an object, it will be proportionally resized from opposite directions simultaneously.

Ctrl+Shift+Drag

Duplicate the selected object and move it in straight horizontal or vertical lines

Ctrl+A

Select all

Ctrl+B

Bold

Ctrl+C

Copy

Ctrl+D

Duplicate

Ctrl+E

Center align text

Ctrl+F

Find

Ctrl+G

Group the selected objects

Ctrl+I

Italicize

Ctrl+J

Insert a picture

Ctrl+K

Insert a hyperlink or trigger

Ctrl+L

Left align text

Ctrl+M

Insert a Content Library slide template

Ctrl+N

Create a new project

Ctrl+O

Open an existing project

Ctrl+P

Publish the project as a Microsoft Word document

Ctrl+Q

Insert a new question slide

Ctrl+R

Right align text

Ctrl+S

Save the project

Ctrl+T

Insert a text box

Ctrl+U

Underline

Ctrl+V

Paste

Ctrl+W

Close the active tab in Slide View

Ctrl+X

Cut

Ctrl+Y

Redo

Ctrl+Z

Undo

Ctrl+Tab

Cycle through Story View and Slide View tabs

Ctrl+F12

Preview the current slide

Ctrl+Shift+C

Copy object formatting

Ctrl+Shift+D

Paste object in the same place as the original object

Ctrl+Shift+G

Ungroup the selected objects

Ctrl+Shift+J

Launch the Content Library media browser

Ctrl+Shift+V

Paste object formatting

Ctrl+Enter

Open the Format Shape/Format Picture window

Ctrl+Shift+Enter

Open the Size and Position window

Ctrl+Mouse Wheel

Zoom in or out

Ctrl+Arrow

This moves the selected object.

If the snap-to-grid feature is turned off (the default setting), then Ctrl+Arrow nudges the object by the number of pixels in your grid settings. The default is 8 px.

If the snap-to-grid feature is turned on, then Ctrl+Arrow nudges the object 1 px at a time.

Ctrl+Shift+Arrow

This resizes the selected object.

If the snap-to-grid feature is turned off (the default setting), then Ctrl+Shift+Arrow adjusts the width or height of the object by the number of pixels in your grid settings. The default is 8 px.

If the snap-to-grid feature is turned on, then Ctrl+Shift+Arrow adjusts the width or height of the object 1 px at a time.

Ctrl+=

Change the selected text to subscript

Ctrl+Shift+=

Change the selected text to superscript

Ctrl+Shift+>

Increase the font size

Ctrl+Shift+<

Decrease the font size

C

Add a cue point to the timeline at the current playhead position while playing the slide

Spacebar

Play/pause the timeline (after clicking the play button to start the timeline)

 

Creating Your Own Keyboard Shortcuts

Create your own keyboard shortcuts by adding features you use frequently to the Quick Access Toolbar. Just right-click the button for any Storyline feature, then select Add to Quick Access Toolbar.

To launch the buttons on the Quick Access Toolbar via a keyboard shortcut, press the Alt key on your keyboard then press the number key that matches the button you want to launch. For example, the first button on the Quick Access Toolbar is "1," the second button is "2," etc.