Check out these Shortcuts in Vev and pick a few to remember/note down.

It will greatly improve your ability to work in Vev efficiently. If you are an experienced Vev user, we still highly recommend you read over the list of Shortcuts. It is likely that

there are shortcuts you forgot or shortcuts you did not know existed, which

can save you a lot of time in the long run.

General Shortcuts

Navigation

Design Editor

General Shortcuts

You should definitely know these shortcuts.

Task

Key

Description

Open the command bar

Mac:

+ P

Win:

Ctrl + P

Opens the Command bar, which includes quick navigation and actions.

Copy

+ C

Or designated

copy buttons.

You can copy anything in the Canvas to your Clipboard.

Paste

Mac:

+ V

Win:

Ctrl + V

You can paste text

images or copied

elements/sections and more from pages/projects.

Navigation

Task

Key

Description

Switch to Preview

Mac:

Opt + 1

Win:

Alt + 1

Switches to Preview mode to see how your project looks in the browser

Pan the Canvas

Space + LMB + Drag

Use this to click and drag to navigate freely around the Canvas

Show Zoom Options

Z + LMB

Click and drag to select target Zoom area

Zoom the Canvas in/out

Mac:

+ + / -

Win:

Ctrl + + / -

All:

Ctrl + Scroll

Gesture:

Pinch

Use this to Zoom in and out of the Canvas

Zoom to Selection

Z + LMB

Zoom in on the selected Element(s)

Reset Zoom

Mac:

+ 0

Win:

Ctrl + 0

Resets the Zoom

Change device mode

1 / 2 / 3

Switch between canvas modes

Quick Switcher

Mac:

Opt + \

Win:

Alt + \

Open the Quick Switcher for modes

Switch to Design Editor

Mac:

Opt + 2

Win:

Alt + 2

Switch to the Design Editor

Switch to Content Editor

Mac:

Opt + 3

Win:

Alt + 3

Switch to the Content editor

Switch to Code Editor

Mac:

Opt + 4

Win:

Alt + 4

Switch to the Project Code editor

Switch to Project Settings

Mac:

Opt + 5

Win:

Alt + 5

Opens Project Settings

Design Editor

Task

Key

Description

Undo

Mac:

+ Z

Win:

Ctrl + Z

Undo the last action, this will work for most of the things you do in the Design or Content Editor

Redo

Mac:

+ Shift + Z

Win:

Ctrl + Shift + Z

Redo the last un-did action.

Create Main Component

Mac:

+ Opt + K

Win:

Ctrl + Alt + K

Combine a group of elements into a re-usable main component element

Show Grid

G

Add Comment

C

Pointer Tool

V

Open Add Menu

M

Add new Page

Mac:

+ Opt + N

Win:

Ctrl + Alt + N

Build Shortcuts

Task

Key

Description

Textbox

T

Add new Textbox

Rectangle

R

Add new Rectangle

Circle

O

Add new Circle

Section

K

Add new Section

Image

I

Add new Image

Selection Shortcuts (With an active selection)

Task

Key Combination

Description

Cut

Mac:

+ X

Win:

Ctrl + X

Cuts the selected section or element(s)

Copy

Mac:

+ C

Win:

Ctrl + C

Copies the selected section or elements

Paste

Mac:

+ V

Win:

Ctrl + V

Pastes your current selection into the current page/position

Delete

Backspace / Del

Deletes the current selection

Move selection

Use arrow keys to move selection 1px in specified direction

Move selection more

Shift + ← ↓ ↑ →

Use arrow keys to move selection 5px in specified direction

Select All

Mac:

+ A

Win:

Ctrl + A

Select everything in the current section

De-select

Escape

De-select your current selection

Toggle visibility

Mac:

Opt + Q

Win:

Alt + Q

Toggles the current selections visibility

Toggle Lock Select

Mac:

Opt + W

Win:

Alt + W

Locks or un-locks the current Selection

Inspect Code ( Open in Developer

Shift + U

Opens the code for the currently selected element.

Toggle Aspect Ratio Lock

Shift + L

Toggles on / off Aspect Ratio Lock

Group Selection

Mac:

+ G

Win:

Ctrl + G

Groups current selection into a Frame

Un-group Selection

Mac:

+ Shift + G

Win:

Ctrl + Shift + G

Un-groups the selected Frame

Add Auto Layout

Mac:

Opt + A

Win:

Alt + A

Generates an Auto Layout from selection

Remove Auto Layout

Mac:

Shift + Opt + A

Win:

Shift + Alt + A

Remove Auto Layout from selection

Move Forward / Backwards (Layer Order)

Mac:

+

+

Win:

Ctrl +

Ctrl +

Moves your selection forwards or backwards in the Layer order

Move layer to front or back

Mac:

+ Opt +

+ Opt +


Win:

Ctrl + Shift +

Ctrl + Shift +

Text Editor Shortcuts

Task

Key

Description

Bold Text

Mac:

+ B

Win:

Ctrl + B

Toggles the selected text in a Text Element to Bold

Italic Text

Mac:

+ I

Win:

Ctrl + I

Toggles the selected text in a Text Element to Italic

Underline Text

Mac:

+ U

Win:

Ctrl + U

Toggles underline for the selected text

Header 1

Mac:

+ Alt + 1

Win:

Ctrl + Alt + 1

Toggles the selected text in a Text Element to Heading 1

Header 2

Mac:

+ Alt + 2

Win:

Ctrl + Alt + 2

Toggles the selected text in a Text Element to Heading 2

Header 3

Mac:

+ Alt + 3

Win:

Ctrl + Alt + 3

Toggles the selected text in a Text Element to Heading 3

Code Editor Shortcuts

Task

Key

Description

Close active code tab

Mac:

Opt + W

Win:

Alt + W

Close the currently open file in the Code Editor

Close tabs

Mac:

Shift + Alt + 3

Win:

Shift + Alt + 3

Close all currently open files in the Code Editor

Save / Run Code Package

Mac:

+ S

Win:

Ctrl + S

Deploy Code Package

Mac:

+ Shift + S

Win:

Ctrl + Shift + S

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