Adobe Reader Adobe Reader

The Rest

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Ctrl+Shift+J Cascase all windows
Ctrl+Shift+K Tile all windows horizontally
Ctrl+Shift+L Tile all windows vertically
Ctrl+Shift+5 Change Accessability Reading Options
Ctrl+Shift+6 Accessability Quick Check

Select Tools

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
H Use hand tool
V Use select tool
G Use snapshot tool

Find and Select

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Ctrl+F Find box (use F6 to jump between window elements to get back to document)
F3 / Shift+F3 Find next / find previous (alternative is Ctrl+g / Ctrl+Shift+g)
Ctrl+A Select all
Ctrl+Shift+A De-select all

Zoom Features

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Ctrl+[+] / Ctrl+- Zoom in / zoom out (or ctrl + mouse scroll)
Ctrl+0(zero) Zoom to fit page
Ctrl+1 Zoom to 100%
Ctrl+2 / Ctrl+3 Zoom to fit width / zoom to fit visible
Ctrl+4 Reflow document. May make it easier to read
Ctrl+Y Zoom to specific Magnification

Change View

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Ctrl+Shift+[+] Rotate page clockwise
Ctrl+Shift+- Rotate page counter-clockwise
Ctrl+H Turn Reading Mode on or off (hide toolbar and menu bar)
Ctrl+L Turn Full Screen Mode on or off
F4 Show/hide Navigation Pane
F8 Show/hide Toolbar
F9 Show/hide Menu (file, edit, etc.)


Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Arrow Down / Arrow Up Scroll down / scroll up
Page Down / Page Up Jump one screen down / one screen up
Home / End Jump to beginning/ jump to end of document
Ctrl+Page Down / Ctrl+Page Up Jump one page down / one page up
Alt+Arrow Left / Alt+Arrow Right Jump to previously visited page / next page or view
Ctrl+Shift+N Goto page number specified
Ctrl+Shift+H Turn automatic scrolling on or off. Use arrow up / arrow down to control speed and direction

Acrobat Features

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Ctrl+D Document properties
Ctrl+Shift+S Save a copy
Ctrl+P Print Page menu
Ctrl+Shift+P Print Setup menu
Ctrl+O Open File
Ctrl+W Close current document
Ctrl+Q Exit (close all documents)
Ctrl+K Access Preferences