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New text layerCtrl+Alt+Shift+TCommand+Option+Shift+T
Align selected horizontal text left, center, or rightCtrl+Shift+L, Ctrl+Shift+C, or Ctrl+Shift+RCommand+Shift+L, Command+Shift+C, or Command+Shift+R
Align selected vertical text top, center, or bottomCtrl+Shift+L, Ctrl+Shift+C, or Ctrl+Shift+RCommand+Shift+L, Command+Shift+C, or Command+Shift+R
Extend or reduce selection by one character to right or left in horizontal textShift+Right Arrow or Shift+Left ArrowShift+Right Arrow or Shift+Left Arrow
Extend or reduce selection by one word to right or left in horizontal textCtrl+Shift+Right Arrow or Ctrl+Shift+Left ArrowCommand+Shift+Right Arrow or Command+Shift+Left Arrow
Extend or reduce selection by one line up or down in horizontal textShift+Up Arrow or Shift+Down ArrowShift+Up Arrow or Shift+Down Arrow
Extend or reduce selection by one line to right or left in vertical textShift+Right Arrow or Shift+Left ArrowShift+Right Arrow or Shift+Left Arrow
Extend or reduce selection one word up or down in vertical textCtrl+Shift+Up Arrow or Ctrl+Shift+Down ArrowCommand+Shift+Up Arrow or Command+Shift+Down Arrow
Extend or reduce selection by one character up or down in vertical textShift+Up Arrow or Shift+Down ArrowShift+Up Arrow or Shift+Down Arrow
Select text from insertion point to beginning or end of lineShift+Home or Shift+EndShift+Home or Shift+End
Move insertion point to beginning or end of lineHome or EndHome or End
Select all text on a layerDouble-click text layerDouble-click text layer
Select text from insertion point to beginning or end of text frameCtrl+Shift+Home or Ctrl+Shift+EndCommand+Shift+Home or Command+Shift+End
Select text from insertion point to mouse-click pointShift-clickShift-click
In horizontal text, move insertion point one character left or right; one line up or down; one word left or right; or one paragraph up or downLeft Arrow or Right Arrow; Up Arrow or Down Arrow; Ctrl+Left Arrow or Ctrl+Right Arrow; or Ctrl+Up Arrow or Ctrl+Down ArrowLeft Arrow or Right Arrow; Up Arrow or Down Arrow; Command+Left Arrow or Command+Right Arrow; or Command+Up Arrow or Command+Down Arrow
In vertical text, move insertion point one character up or down; one left or right; one word up or down; or one paragraph left or rightUp Arrow or Down Arrow; Left Arrow or Right Arrow; Ctrl+Up Arrow or Ctrl+Down Arrow; or Ctrl+Left Arrow or Ctrl+Right ArrowUp Arrow or Down Arrow; Left Arrow or Right Arrow; Command+Up Arrow or Command+Down Arrow; or Command+Left Arrow or Command+Right Arrow
Select word, line, paragraph, or entire text frameDouble-click, triple-click, quadruple-click, or quintuple-click with Type toolDouble-click, triple-click, quadruple-click, or quintuple-click with Type tool
Turn All Caps on or off for selected textCtrl+Shift+KCommand+Shift+K
Turn Small Caps on or off for selected textCtrl+Alt+Shift+KCommand+Option+Shift+K
Turn Superscript on or off for selected textCtrl+Shift+= (equal sign)Command+Shift+= (equal sign)
Turn Subscript on or off for selected textCtrl+Alt+Shift+= (equal sign)Command+Option+Shift+= (equal sign)
Set horizontal scale to 100% for selected textCtrl+Shift+XCommand+Shift+X
Set vertical scale to 100% for selected textCtrl+Alt+Shift+XCommand+Option+Shift+X
Auto leading for selected textCtrl+Alt+Shift+ACommand+Option+Shift+A
Reset tracking to 0 for selected textCtrl+Shift+QCommand+Shift+Control+Q
Justify paragraph; left align last lineCtrl+Shift+JCommand+Shift+J
Justify paragraph; right align last lineCtrl+Alt+Shift+JCommand+Option+Shift+J
Justify paragraph; force last lineCtrl+Shift+FCommand+Shift+F
Decrease or increase font size of selected text by 2 unitsCtrl+Shift+, (comma) or Ctrl+Shift+. (period)Command+Shift+, (comma) or Command+Shift+. (period)
Decrease or increase font size of selected text by 10 unitsCtrl+Alt+Shift+, (comma) or Ctrl+Alt+Shift+. (period)Command+Option+Shift+, (comma) or Command+Option+Shift+. (period)
Increase or decrease leading by 2 unitsAlt+Down Arrow or Alt+Up ArrowOption+Down Arrow or Option+Up Arrow
Increase or decrease leading by 10 unitsCtrl+Alt+Down Arrow or Ctrl+Alt+Up ArrowCommand+Option+Down Arrow or Command+Option+Up Arrow
Decrease or increase baseline shift by 2 unitsAlt+Shift+Down Arrow or Alt+Shift+Up ArrowOption+Shift+Down Arrow or Option+Shift+Up Arrow
Decrease or increase baseline shift by 10 unitsCtrl+Alt+Shift+Down Arrow or Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Up ArrowCommand+Option+Shift+Down Arrow or Command+Option+Shift+Up Arrow
Decrease or increase kerning or tracking 20 units (20/1000 ems)Alt+Left Arrow or Alt+Right ArrowOption+Left Arrow or Option+Right Arrow
Decrease or increase kerning or tracking 100 units (100/1000 ems)Ctrl+Alt+Left Arrow or Ctrl+Alt+Right ArrowCommand+Option+Left Arrow or Command+Option+Right Arrow
Toggle paragraph composerCtrl+Alt+Shift+TCommand+Option+Shift+T

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