Work Faster with Canva Shortcut Keys
Working faster and smarter is essential to your productivity. One “key” way of doing this is by learning shortcut keys.
So let’s go over 23 different types of shortcut keys that you can use in Canva. Keep in mind, if you’re on a MAC, you’re going to use the CMD key instead of CTRL.
First, let’s look at a few different ways that you can update your text:
Bold Text – To quickly bold the text on your document use CTRL + B
Italicize Text – To italicized your text use CTRL + I
Underline Your Text – CTRL + U is the fastest way to underline your text.
Transform Your Text To Uppercase- If you’re looking to change lower case text to upper case press SHIFT + CTRL + K.
Here are the ways that you can copy, paste, and duplicate your text:
Copy/Paste – To quickly and easily copy some text, hit CTRL + C and then hit CTRL + V to paste
Duplicate – If you want to duplicate the text simply hit CTRL + D
Delete An Item – To delete an item click on it and simply press backspace.
Here’s how you can undo and redo any steps that you take while editing your Canva document:
Undo – CTRL + Z
Redo – CTRL + Y
Here are the ways that you can select, and multi-select items:
Select All – To select all items on the screen, you can use CTRL + A
Multi-Select – To select multiple items at the same time, use SHIFT + CLICK
To nudge and move items, you can use the following shortcuts:
Nudge An Item – To nudge an item on the screen you simply need to use the ARROW Keys
Move An Item – If you want to move the item that you’ve selected you can use SHIFT + Arrow Keys to make the item move over faster than simply nudging it
Move The Item Forward – To move text or graphics forwards you can click CTRL + ]
Move The Item Backward – To move text or graphics backward click CTRL + [
Here are the shortcuts for resizing, zooming, and fitting workspace to screen:
Resize Text/Graphics From Center – Alt + Drag
Zoom In – To zoom in on your workspace use CTRL + PLUS KEY
Zoom Out – To zoom out use CTRL + MINUS KEY
Fit Workspace To Screen – To fit your workspace to screen use ALT + CTRL + 0
It may take a little time to get used to these different Canva shortcut keys but once you do, you’ll find that in no time your work is being done with more efficiency and this takes away the stress of feeling like you aren’t being productive enough.