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Wix Editor: Keyboard Shortcuts in the Editor

Use keyboard shortcuts in the Editor to manage your elements, tools, and pages. There are shortcuts available for general Editor use, as well as editing text.
In this article, learn more about:
If you are using a Mac:
  • Use the Command ⌘ key instead of the Ctrl key.
  • Use the Option key instead of the Alt key. 

General Editor shortcuts

The below keyboard shortcuts are available in your Editor:
Action
Description
Ctrl + X
Cut 
Ctrl + C 
Copy 
Ctrl + V 
Paste 
Ctrl + D 
Duplicate 
Delete Backspace 
Delete an element 
Ctrl +  ↓
Move backward 
Ctrl +  ↑
Move forward 
Ctrl + Shift +  ↓
Send to back 
Ctrl + Shift + ↑ 
Bring to front 
←, ↑, →, ↓ 
Move single pixel (i.e. Nudge) 
Shift + ↑, ↓ 
Move 10 pixels 
Ctrl + Z 
Undo 
Ctrl + Y 
Redo 
Ctrl + Shift + M 
Select next element 
Ctrl + M
Select previous element 
Ctrl + click element
Direct element selection (select elements, skipping the section/strip/container they're attached to)
Shift + click element 
Select multiple elements 
Hold Shift while rotating element 
Rotates element in 15° increments 
Hold Shift while dragging element 
Keeps element aligned on the same x or y axis 
Ctrl + S
Save
Ctrl + P 
Preview 
Shift + F
Hide/show Editor controls 
Ctrl + J
Switch between mobile/desktop views
Shift + R
Hide or show the rulers
Alt + Drag
Duplicate and drag the new element
Ctrl + Alt + A
Enable / disable autosave
Esc during Drag, Resize or Rotate
Cancels the action
Shift + Tab 
Navigates between elements
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Opens Pages panel
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Opens the Keyboard Shortcuts article (this one)
Alt + N
Add a blank page
Alt + B
Add a blank section
Enter while on an element
Triggers the element's main action
Shift + 1/2/3
Opens the element's panels (Settings, Layouts, Design)
Shift + T
Show or hide the Editor Toolbar
Ctrl + mouse click elements in Add panel
Keeps Add panel open

Text editing shortcuts

You can use the following keyboard shortcuts in text editing mode:
Action
Description
Ctrl + B 
Bold 
Ctrl + U 
Underline 
Ctrl + I 
Italic 
Ctrl + Z 
Undo 
Ctrl + Y 
Redo 

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