Keyboard shortcuts and accessibility features for content designers

Applies to Dynamics 365 (online), version 9.x

[This topic is pre-release documentation and is subject to change.]

Dynamics 365 for Marketing provides an advanced digital-content designer for creating, styling, and previewing the various types of digital content that you can produce and manage with the system. The following keyboard shortcuts and accessibility features are available for working with the designers.

More information: Design your digital content

Working with a document

  • Esc: Closes an editor dialog box, drop-down list, or context menu. Equivalent to the Cancel command in a dialog box. Also moves from the context menu submenu to the parent option.
  • Enter: Selects a function from the toolbar, drop-down list, or context menu. Equivalent to the OK command in a dialog box.
  • Shift+F10 or Menu/Application key: Opens the element's context menu.
  • Home: Goes to the beginning of the line.
  • Ctrl+Home: Goes to the beginning of the document.
  • End: Goes to the end of the line.
  • Ctrl+End: Goes to the end of the document.
  • Page down: Scrolls down the document, by approximately the length of the editing area.
  • Page up: Scrolls up the document, by approximately the length of the editing area.

Writing

  • Enter (Return): Ends a paragraph and starts a new one.
  • Shift+Enter: Adds a line break.
  • Shift+Ctrl+3: Enables entering content (by adding a new paragraph) before a problematic element such as an image, table or <div> element that starts or ends a document, list, or even adjacent horizontal lines.
  • Shift+Ctrl+4: Enables entering content (by adding a new paragraph) after a problematic element such as an image, table or <div> element that starts or ends a document, list, or even adjacent horizontal lines.
  • Backspace or Del: Deletes a character.
  • Ctrl+Backspace or Ctrl+Del: Deletes a word.

Undo and redo

  • Ctrl+Z: Performs the undo operation.
  • Ctrl+Y or Shift+Ctrl+Z: Performs the redo operation.

Cut, copy, and paste

  • Ctrl+X or Shift+Del: Cuts a text fragment to the clipboard.
  • Ctrl+C: Copies a text fragment to the clipboard.
  • Ctrl+V or Shift+Insert: Pastes a text fragment from the clipboard.
  • Shift+Ctrl+V: Pastes content from the clipboard as plain text.

Text selection

  • Ctrl+A: Selects all the contents of a document.
  • Shift+Arrow: Selects a text fragment by letters.
  • Ctrl+Shift+Arrow: Selects a text fragment by words.
  • Shift+Home: Selects a text fragment from the cursor to the beginning of the line.
  • Shift+End: Selects a text fragment from the cursor to the end of the line.
  • Ctrl+Shift+Home: Selects a text fragment from the cursor to the beginning of the document.
  • Ctrl+Shift+End: Selects a text fragment from the cursor to the end of the document.
  • Shift+Page down: Selects a text fragment of approximately the length of the editing area starting from the cursor and going down.
  • Shift+Page up: Selects a text fragment of approximately the length of the editing area starting from the cursor and going up.

Text Styling

  • Ctrl+B: Applies bold formatting to a text fragment.
  • Ctrl+I: Applies italics formatting to a text fragment.
  • Ctrl+U: Applies underline formatting to a text fragment.

Copy Formatting

  • Ctrl+Shift+C: Copies the inline formatting from a text fragment and enables sticky mode.
  • Ctrl+Shift+V: Applies the previously copied inline formatting to a text fragment.
  • Esc: Disables sticky mode.

Rich Text

  • Ctrl+L: Opens the Link dialog box.
  • Tab: Indents a list.
  • Shift+Tab: Outdents a list.

Accessibility

  • Alt+0: Opens the Accessibility Instructions dialog box.
  • Alt+F10: Enters the toolbar or the tab list of the currently open dialog box for editors other than the email editor.
  • Alt+F9: Enters the toolbar or the tab list of the currently open dialog box (email editor only).
  • Alt+F11: Enters the element's path.
  • Tab: Moves to the next toolbar button group, context menu suboption, elements path element, dialog box element, or dialog box tab while in the tab list.
  • Right arrow: Moves to the next toolbar button within the group, context menu suboption, elements path element, dialog box element, or dialog box tab while in the tab list.
  • Tab or Down arrow: Moves to the next drop-down list or context menu option.
  • Shift+Tab: Moves to the previous toolbar button group, context menu parent option, elements path element, dialog box element, or dialog box tab while in the tab list.
  • Left arrow: Moves to the previous toolbar button within the group, context menu parent option, elements path element, dialog box element, or dialog box tab while in the tab list.
  • Shift+Tab or Up Arrow: Moves to the previous drop-down list or context menu option.
  • Spacebar or Enter: Activates a toolbar button, a context menu option, a drop-down list option, an elements path element, or a dialog box tab after it is selected. Also activates a context menu submenu, if one is available.

See also

Design your digital content
Content blocks reference
Prepare marketing email messages
Work with email templates
Create and deploy marketing pages