Keyboard shortcuts

ABBYY FineReader offers the following keyboard shortcuts for the most commonly used commands.

New Task window

File menu

Command Shortcut
New PDF Document Ctrl+N
Open PDF Document... Ctrl+O
Open in OCR Editor... Ctrl+R
Scan to OCR Editor Ctrl+S
New OCR Project Ctrl+Shift+N
Open OCR Project... Ctrl+Shift+O
Exit Ctrl+Q

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Edit menu

Command Shortcut
Move Up Alt+↑
Move Down Alt+↓
Remove Del
Select All Ctrl+A
Find Recent Documents Ctrl+F

Tools menu

Command Shortcut
Options... Ctrl+>

Help menu

Command Shortcut
Help F1

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OCR Editor

File menu

Command Shortcut
New Task... Ctrl+N
Open Image... Ctrl+O
Scan Pages... Ctrl+K
Save Page Images As... Ctrl+Alt+S
Close Ctrl+W
New OCR Project Ctrl+Shift+N
Open OCR Project... Ctrl+Shift+O
Save OCR Project... Ctrl+Shift+S
E-mail document Ctrl+M
E-mail images Ctrl+Alt+M
Print text Ctrl+P
Print image Ctrl+Alt+P
Exit Ctrl+Q

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Edit menu

Command Shortcut
Undo Ctrl+Z
Redo Ctrl+Y
Cut Ctrl+X
Recognize and Copy Text Ctrl+C
Copy Area as Image Ctrl+Shift+C
Paste Ctrl+V
Delete Del
Select All Del+A
Cancel Selection Ctrl+Shift+A
Delete Pages... Ctrl+Backspace
Delete Areas and Text Ctrl+Del
Delete Text Ctrl+Shift+Del
Rotate Pages Right Ctrl+Shift+>
Rotate Pages Left Ctrl+Shift+<
Edit Page Images... Ctrl+I
Find... Ctrl+F
Find Next F3
Replace... Ctrl+H

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View menu

Command Shortcut
Show Navigation Pane F5
Show Zoom Pane Ctrl+F5
Image Pane Only F6
Image and Text Panes F7
Text Pane Only F8
Next Pane Ctrl+Tab
Previous Pane Ctrl+Shift+Tab
Zoom In Ctrl++
Zoom Out Ctrl+-
Best Fit Ctrl+0
Go to Page Number... Ctrl+G
Go to Next Page Ctrl+↓
Go to Previous Page Ctrl+↑
Go to First Page Ctrl+Home
Go to Last Page Ctrl+End
Close Page Ctrl+F4

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Recognize menu

Command Shortcut
Recognize All Pages Ctrl+Shift+R
Recognize Page Ctrl+R
Analyze All Pages Ctrl+Shift+E
Analyze Page Ctrl+E
Verify Text... Ctrl+F7
Next Error Alt+↓
Previous Error Alt+↑
Mark Text as Verified Ctrl+T

Area menu

Command Shortcut
Recognize Area Ctrl+Shift+B
Change Area Type to Text Ctrl+2
Change Area Type to Table Ctrl+3
Change Area Type to Picture Ctrl+4
Change Area Type to Background Picture Ctrl+6
Change Area Type to Barcode Ctrl+5
Change Area Type to Recognition Area Ctrl+1

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Tools menu

Command Shortcut
View Dictionaries... Ctrl+Alt+D
Redaction Mode Ctrl+Shift+H
Hot Folder Ctrl+Shift+F
Options... Ctrl+>

Help menu

Command Shortcut
Help F1

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General

Command Shortcut
Make the selected text fragment bold Ctrl+B
Make the selected text fragment italic Ctrl+I
Underline the selected text fragment Ctrl+U
Go to table cell Arrow keys
Switch to Pages pane Alt+1
Switch to Image pane Alt+2
Switch to Text pane Alt+3
Switch to Zoom pane Alt+4

You can also create your own keyboard shortcuts in the OCR Editor.

To create a shortcut in the OCR Editor:

  1. Open the Customize Toolbars and Shortcuts dialog box by clicking View > Toolbars > Customize....
  2. On the Keyboard Shortcuts tab, select a category in the Categories field.
  3. In the Commands field, select the command for which you want to specify a keyboard shortcut.
  4. Place the cursor in the Press new shortcut key field and press the keys to be used for this command.
  5. Click Assign. The selected key combination will be added into the Current shortcut field.
  6. Click OK to save the changes.
  7. To return shortcuts to their default values, click Reset (for a selected command category) or Reset All (for all shortcut keys).

PDF Editor

File menu

Command Shortcut
New Task... Ctrl+N
Open... Ctrl+O
Save Ctrl+S
Save as PDF Document... Ctrl+Shift+S
Close Document Ctrl+W
Recognize Document Ctrl+Shift+R
Print... Ctrl+P
Exit Ctrl+Q

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Edit menu

Command Shortcut
Undo Ctrl+Z
Redo Ctrl+Y
Cut Ctrl+X
Copy Ctrl+C
Copy Area as Image Ctrl+C
Copy Area as Text Ctrl+Shift+C
Copy Area as Table Ctrl+Alt+C
Paste Ctrl+V
Delete Del
Select All Ctrl+A
Add Pages from File... Ctrl+Shift+O
Add Pages from Scanner... Ctrl+Shift+A
Rotate Pages Right Ctrl+Shift+>
Rotate Pages Left Ctrl+Shift+<
Delete Pages... Ctrl+Backspace
Add Bookmark... Ctrl+D
Find Ctrl+F
Find Next F3

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View menu

Command Shortcut
Show Navigation Pane F5
Search F9
Digital Signatures F8
Show PDF Tools F6
Show Comments Pane F7
Zoom In Ctrl++
Zoom Out Ctrl+-
Best Fit Ctrl+0
Actual Size Ctrl+8
Fit to Width Ctrl+9
Go to Page Number... Ctrl+G
Next Page Ctrl+↓
Previous Page Ctrl+↑
First Page Home
Last Page End
Back Alt+←
Forward Alt+→
One-Page View Ctrl+1
One-Page Scrolling Ctrl+2
Two-Page View Ctrl+3
Two-Page Scrolling Ctrl+4
Full Screen F11

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Tools menu

Command Shortcut
Edit Text and Pictures Ctrl+E
Text Box Ctrl+T
Add Note Ctrl+M
Highlight Ctrl+H
Underline Ctrl+U
Strikethrough Ctrl+K
Insert Text Ctrl+J
Search and Mark Up F9
Redaction Mode Ctrl+R
Options... Ctrl+>

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Help menu

Command Shortcut
Help F1

ABBYY Compare Documents

File menu

Command Shortcut
New Comparison Ctrl+N
Open Document... Ctrl+O
Close Document Ctrl+W
Save Document with Differences as PDF... Ctrl+S
Exit Ctrl+Q

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Edit menu

Command Shortcut
Undo Ctrl+Z
Redo Ctrl+Y
Select All Differences Ctrl+A

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View menu

Command Shortcut
Zoom In Ctrl++
Zoom Out Ctrl+-
Fit to Width Ctrl+0
Next Page Ctrl+↓
Previous Page Ctrl+↑

Compare menu

Command Shortcut
Compare Documents Ctrl+R
Next Difference Ctrl+→
Previous Difference Ctrl+←
Ignore Difference Del

Help menu

Command Shortcut
Help F1

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11/2/2018 4:19:18 PM


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