What are the keyboard shortcuts in Canva?

You can work smarter with keyboard shortcuts. These tips and tricks will help you get more work done, and improve your designing skills as well.

Here are some tricks that will help you design some amazing graphics quicker:

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Moving Elements

MOVE ELEMENT UP

MOVE ELEMENT DOWN

MOVE ELEMENT LEFT ◀︎

MOVE ELEMENT RIGHT

MOVE ELEMENT 10 PX SHIFT + ◀︎

DESELECT ESC

LAYER DOWN CMD/CTRL + or CMD +

LAYER UP CMD/CTRL + or CMD +

SELECT NEXT ELEMENT CMD/CTRL + ALT + ]

SELECT PREVIOUS ELEMENT CMD/CTRL + ALT + [

FIT ELEMENT TO PAGE CTRL/CTRL + ALT + F

Canva tip: When moving a textbox, make sure it is not on edit mode. Edit mode is indicated when you see the flashing cursor.

Text

ADD TEXT ELEMENT T

INCREASE TEXT ELEMENT BORDER OPTION + SHIFT + +

ADD BORDER TO TEXT ELEMENT OPTION + SHIFT + B

TOGGLE TEXT ELEMENT EDIT MODE CMD/CTRL + ENTER

UPPER CASE TEXT CMD/CTRL + SHIFT + K

LEFT ALIGN TEXT CMD/CTRL + SHIFT + L

RIGHT ALIGN TEXTCMD/CTRL + SHIFT + R

CENTRE ALIGN TEXT CMD/CTRL + SHIFT + C

CHANGE KERNING OPTION + ◀︎ +

RESET KERNING OPTION + SHIFT + Q

Other commands

START SEARCHING /

DELETE SELECTED ELEMENT DEL

COPY ELEMENT(S) CMD/CTRL + CPASTE ELEMENT(S) CMD/CTRL + V

GROUP ELEMENT(S) CMD/CTRL + G

UNGROUP ELEMENTS CMD/CTRL + SHIFT + G

UNDO CMD/CTRL + Z

REDO CMD/CTRL + SHIFT + Z

ZOOM IN CMD/CTRL + +

ZOOM OUT CMD/CTRL + -

INCREASE GRID PADDING OPTION + SHIFT + +

TOGGLE RULER. CMD/CTRL + ;

Hi there,

Thanks for reaching out. I'll be glad to show you the keyboard shortcuts available on Canva!

We have shortcuts for moving elements, editing text, and more! Please see the following Help Center article for the keyboard shortcut list:

What are the keyboard shortcuts in Canva?

I hope this helps, please let me know if there's anything else I can help with!

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