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Adobe Dreamweaver How to use Faster: CS6/CS5

The Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 shortcuts (they work with CS5 too) are easy to use and they make work easier for you once you start using them. Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 is an Industry-leading Web Design Software.



The question raised by many is “Adobe Dreamweaver How to use it faster?” There is a simple way to do it. Here you have to pick your area of work in the project and learn the required short-cuts that cut short your work. This is an Adobe Dreamweaver how to use faster shortcuts explained tutorial.

 

SHORTCUT KEYS

INSERT
Single Line Break <br />Shift-Enter
Non-Breaking Space ( )Ctrl-Shift-Space
Line BreakShift-Return
ImageCtrl-Alt-I
TableCtrl-Alt-T
Modify
Quick Tag EditorCtrl-T
Show Code NavigatorCtrl-Alt-Click
Working with Tables
Select individual (or multiple, discontinuous) table cellsCtrl-click cell(s)
Select Table (with cursor inside the table)Ctrl-A (may need to do twice)
Insert RowCtrl-M
Insert ColumnCtrl-Shift-A
Delete RowCtrl-Shift-M
Delete ColumnCtrl-Shift-hyphen(-)
Merge Selected CellsCtrl-Alt-M
Split Cell…Ctrl-Alt-S
Increase Column SpanCtrl-Shift-]
Decrease Column SpanCtrl-Shift-[
Add new row at bottom of tablewith cursor in bottom right table cell, hit Tab
working with Frames
Add a new frame to framesetIn the Frames panel select the frame, then in the document window Alt-drag frame border
Pull out solid frame (creates Nested Frameset)Ctrl-drag frame border
Select a frameAlt-click in frame
Select next frame or framesetAlt-Right arrow
Select previous frame or framesetAlt-Left arrow
Select parent framesetAlt-Up arrow
Select first child frame or framesetAlt-Down arrow
working with Images
Replace image with a different oneDouble-click image
Edit image in external editorCtrl-Double-click image
working with Divs
Select a div (without having to click its grab tag)Ctrl-Shift-click
working with Links
Make Link…Ctrl-L
Remove LinkCtrl-Shift-L
Open the link-to document in DreamweaverCtrl-Double-click link
Drag & drop to create linkSelect the text, then Shift-drag it to file in Site panel
Formatting Text
NoneCtrl-0
Heading 1Ctrl-1
Heading 2Ctrl-2
Heading 3Ctrl-3
Heading 4Ctrl-4
Heading 5Ctrl-5
Heading 6Ctrl-6
ParagraphCtrl-Shift-P
Left …Ctrl-Alt-Shift-L
CenterCtrl-Alt-Shift-C
RightCtrl-Alt-Shift-R
JustifyCtrl-Alt-Shift-J
Text IndentCtrl-Alt+]
Text OutdentCtrl-Alt+[
Document Editing
Go to Next WordCtrl-Right arrow
Go to Previous WordCtrl-Left arrow
Go to Previous ParagraphCtrl-Up arrow
Go to Next ParagraphCtrl-Down arrow
Select Until Next WordCtrl-Shift-Right arrow
Select From Previous WordCtrl-Shift-Left arrow
Select From Previous ParagraphCtrl-Shift-Up arrow
Select Until Next ParagraphCtrl-Shift-Down arrow
Edit TagShift-F5
Exit ParagraphCtrl-Enter
Code Editing
Show Code HintsCtrl-Space
Quick Tag EditorCtrl-T
Select Parent TagCtrl-[
Select ChildCtrl-]
Balance BracesCtrl-’
Find Next (Find Again)F3
Select line up/downShift-Up/Down arrow
Character select left/rightShift-Left/Right arrow
Select to page up/downShift-Page Up/Page Down
Move to word on left/rightCtrl-Left/Right arrow
Select to word on left/rightCtrl-Shift-Left/Right arrow
Move to start/end of lineHome/ End
Select to start/end of lineShift-Home/End
Move to top/end of fileCtrl-Home/End
Select to start/end of fileCtrl-Shift-Home/End
Go to LineCtrl-G
Indent CodeCtrl-Shift->
Outdent CodeCtrl-Shift-<
View
Switch between Code and Design ViewsCtrl-` (that’s the ~ key)
Switch All Windows to a Specific ViewCtrl-Click Code or Design View Button
Switch between Documents (Tabs)Ctrl-Tab
Refresh Design ViewF5
Live ViewAlt-F11
Working with Documents & panels
Show/Hide PanelsF4
Switch to Next Document (Tab)Ctrl-Tab
Switch to Previous Document (Tab)Ctrl-Shift-Tab
BehaviorsShift-F4
BindingsCtrl-F10
Code InspectorF10
ComponentsCtrl-F7
CSS StylesShift-F11
DatabasesCtrl-Shift-F10
Files.F8
FramesShift-F2
HistoryShift-F10
AP ElementsF2
PropertiesCtrl-F3
ReferenceShift-F1
ResultsF7
Server BehaviorsCtrl-F9
SnippetsShift-F9
Tag InspectorF9
Misc
Check SpellingShift-F7
Get File from ServerCtrl-Shift-D
Put File on ServerCtrl-Shift-U