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FrameMaker Keyboard Shortcuts

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FrameMaker comes fully equipped with keyboard shortcuts providing direct access to all menu commands and actions (except style formatting). To view a listing of keyboard shortcuts, click on the link below:

 

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Altering frames in an open document

 

To do this: Use this shortcut:
  Escape sequence Alternate hotkey Mouse action
Shrink-wrap an anchored frame (shrink the frame to an object and position the frame at the insertion point) Esc m p    
Unwrap an anchored frame (enlarge the frame) Esc m e    
Rename a selected reference frame     Click frame name in status bar

 

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Navigating through an open document

 

To do this: Use this shortcut:
  Escape sequence Alternate hotkey Mouse action
Display First page Esc p f Alt+Pg Up Hold Shift Shift key and click the Previous Page button
Display Last page Esc p l Alt+Pg Dn Hold Shift Shift key and click the Next Page button
Display Previous page Esc p p Pg Up  
Display Next page Esc p n Pg Dn  
Display 'Go To Page' dialog box Esc v p Control+g  
Display the source of a cross-reference     Press Alt+Control and click an active area
Display a specific page of known page number     Click the Page Status area and then type the page number
Display the page containing the insertion point     Click the Page Status area and then click 'Page Containing the Insertion Point'

 

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Moving the insertion point

 

To do this: Use this shortcut:
  Escape sequence Alternate hotkey Mouse action
Move to the start of a word   Control+left arrow  
Move to the end of a word   Control+right arrow  
Move to the start of the next word Esc b w    
Move to the start of a sentence   Control+Home  
Move to the end of a sentence   Control+End  
Move to the start of a paragraph   Control+up arrow  
Move to the end of the current paragraph   Control+down arrow  
Move to the start of the next paragraph Esc b p    
Move to the top of a column   Control+Pg Up  
Move to the bottom of a column   Control+Pg Dn  
Move to the start of a flow   Alt+Shift+Pg Up  
Move to the end of a flow   Alt+Shift+Pg Dn  
Move to the start of a line   Control+Pg Up  
Move to the end of a line   Control+Pg Dn  
       

 

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See Also

  FrameMaker Tricks | Jump to site home page Lotech Solutions' Tips, Tricks, and Procedures

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