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Spark Post Keyboard Shortcuts & Gestures

Spark Post provides many shortcuts to help you be speed up common workflows. 

Please Note: These shortcuts are specific to creating graphics in Spark. If you are creating a video or web page they may not apply.

Common Actions

  Mac Windows/Chrome OS
Confirm text entry Shift + Return Shift + Enter
Delete Delete Delete / Backspace
Duplicate Cmd + D Ctrl + D
Duplicate & place Option + drag Alt + drag
Undo Cmd + Z Ctrl + Z
Redo

Cmd + Shift + Z

Cmd + Y

Ctrl + Shift + Z

Ctrl + Y

 

Move, Rotate & Arrange

  Mac Windows/Chrome OS
Nudge 1px. up, down, left or right  Arrow keys Arrow keys
Nudge 10px up, down, left or right  Shift + Arrow keys  Shift + Arrow keys
Rotate 1° clockwise Option + Right arrow Alt + Right arrow
Rotate 1°counterclockwise Option + Left arrow Alt + Left arrow
Rotate 15° clockwise Option + Shift + Right arrow Alt + Shift + Right arrow
Rotate 15° counterclockwise Option + Shift + Left arrow Alt + Shift + Left arrow
Bring forward Cmd + ] Ctrl + ]
Bring to front Cmd + Option + ] Ctrl + Alt + ]
Send backward Cmd + [ Ctrl + [
Send to back Cmd + Option + [ Ctrl + Alt + [

 

Selection

  Mac Windows/Chrome OS
Select multiple  Shift + Click Shift + Click
Marquee select Cmd + drag Ctrl + drag
Select all Cmd + A Ctrl + A
Deselect all Cmd + Shift + A Ctrl + Shift + A
Select none Esc Esc
Add / Remove from existing selection Shift + Click  Shift + Click 

 

Grouping

  Mac Windows/Chrome OS
Group Cmd + G Ctrl + G
Ungroup Cmd + Shift + G Ctrl + Shift + G
Select a level up in a group Esc Esc
Select a level down in a group Shift + Esc Shift + Esc
Select the next item in a group Tab Tab
Select the previous item in a group Shift + Tab Shift + Tab

 

Zoom

  Mac Windows***/Chrome OS
Zoom in Cmd + +
Cmd + mousewheel*
Pinch out on trackpad**
Ctrl + +
Ctrl + mousewheel*
Pinch out on trackpad**
Zoom out Cmd + -
Cmd + mousewheel*
Pinch in on trackpad**
Ctrl + -
Ctrl + mousewheel*
Pinch out on trackpad**
Fit in window Cmd + 0 Ctrl + 0
Fill in window Cmd + Shift + 0 n/a
View in actual size / 100% Cmd + Option + 0 Ctrl + Alt + 0
Zoom in to cursor position Spacebar + Cmd + click Spacebar + Ctrl + click
Zoom out from cursor position Spacebar + Option + click Spacebar + Alt + click
Pan / Move canvas Spacebar + drag
Arrow key while zoomed in with nothing is selected (hold arrow key to speed up)
Page up/down
Slide with 2 fingers on trackpad
Spacebar + drag
Arrow key while zoomed in with nothing is selected (hold arrow key to speed up)
Page up/down
Slide with 2 fingers on trackpad

* Cmd/Ctrl + mousewheel gesture will zoom the entire browser if the cursor is placed outside of the canvas in certain browsers.

** Pinch to zoom gesture using the trackpad is not currently supported on Safari.

*** Certain shortcuts are not supported in Microsoft Edge. We recommend switching to Chrome or Firefox to take full advantage of Spark shortcuts.

 

Remove Background / Custom Cutout

  Mac Windows/Chrome OS
Show or Hide full image H H
Switch between Erase and Restore brush B B
Increase brush size

]

Shift + ]

Shift + ]

Decrease brush size

[

Shift + [

[

Shift + [

 

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