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Dreamweaver CS3 Shortcuts: Mac


Here are many of Dreamweaver CS3’s keyboard shortcuts. Some of them are the little known, hidden keystrokes! Download them as a PDF (nicely formatted single page that’s easily printed), or scroll down to the shortcut you need. Feel free to link to this page to share it with others! Enjoy…

Non-Breaking Space ( ) Cmd-Shift-Space (works in Code & Design views)
Option-Space (also works, but only in Design view)
Line Break <br> Shift-Return
Image Cmd-Opt-I
Table Cmd-Opt-T
Quick Tag Editor Cmd-T
Working with Tables
Select individual (or multiple, discontinuous) table cells Cmd-click cell(s)
Select Table (with cursor inside the table) Cmd-A (may need to do twice)
Insert Row Cmd-M
Insert Column Cmd-Shift-A
Delete Row Cmd-Shift-M
Delete Column Cmd-Shift-hyphen(-)
Merge Selected Cells Cmd-Opt-M
Split Cell... Cmd-Opt-S
Increase Column Span Cmd-Shift-]
Decrease Column Span Cmd-Shift-[
Add new row at bottom of table With cursor in bottom right table cell, hit Tab
Working with Frames
Add a new frame to frameset In the Frames panel select the frame, then in your document window Opt-drag frame border
Pull out solid frame (creates Nested Frameset) Cmd-drag frame border
Select a frame Shift-Opt-click in frame
Select next frame or frameset Cmd-Right arrow
Select previous frame or frameset Cmd-Left arrow
Select parent frameset Cmd-Up arrow
Select first child frame or frameset Cmd-Down arrow
Working with Images
Replace image with a different one Double-click image
Edit image in external editor Cmd-Double-click image
Working with Layers
Select a layer (without having to click it’s grab tag) Cmd-Shift-click
Working with Links
Make Link Cmd-L
Remove Link Cmd-Shift-L
Open the link-to document in Dreamweaver Cmd-Double-click link
Drag & drop to create link Select the text, then Shift-drag it to file in Files panel
Document Editing
Go to Next Word Cmd-Right arrow
Go to Previous Word Cmd-Left arrow
Go to Previous Paragraph Cmd-Up arrow
Go to Next Paragraph Cmd-Down arrow
Select Until Next Word Cmd-Shift-Right arrow
Select From Previous Word Cmd-Shift-Left arrow
Select From Previous Paragraph Cmd-Shift-Up arrow
Select Until Next Paragraph Cmd-Shift-Down arrow
Edit Tag Shift-F5
Exit Paragraph Cmd-Return
Code Editing
Show Code Hints Control-Space
Quick Tag Editor Cmd-T
Select Parent Tag Cmd-[
Select Child Cmd-]
Balance Braces Cmd-’
Find Next (Find Again) Cmd-G
Select line up/down Shift-Up/Down arrow
Character select left/right Shift-Left/Right arrow
Select to page up/down Shift-Page Up/Page Down
Move to word on left/right Cmd-Left/Right arrow
Select to word on left/right Cmd-Shift-Left/Right arrow
Move to start/end of line Home/ End
Select to start/end of line Shift-Home/End
Move to top/end of file Cmd-Home/End
Select to start/end of file Cmd-Shift-Home/End
Go to Line Cmd-,
Indent Code Cmd-Shift->
Outdent Code Cmd-Shift-<
Formatting Text
None Cmd-0
Heading 1 Cmd-1
Heading 2 Cmd-2
Heading 3 Cmd-3
Heading 4 Cmd-4
Heading 5 Cmd-5
Heading 6 Cmd-6
Paragraph Cmd-Shift-P
Left Cmd-Opt-Shift-L
Center Cmd-Opt-Shift-C
Right Cmd-Opt-Shift-R
Justify Cmd-Opt-Shift-J
Text Indent Cmd-Opt+]
Text Outdent Cmd-Opt+[
Switch between Code and Design Views Ctrl-tilde(~)
Switch between Documents (Tabs) Cmd-tilde(~)
Refresh Design View F5
Working with Documents & panels
Show/Hide Panels F4
Switch to Next Document (Tab) Cmd-tilde(~)
Switch to Previous Document (Tab) Cmd-Shift-tilde(~)
Assets Opt-F11
Behaviors Shift-F4
Bindings Cmd-F10
Code Inspector Opt-F10
Components Cmd-F7
Databases Cmd-Shift-F10
Files F8
Frames Shift-F2
AP Elements (Layers) F2
Properties Cmd-F3
Reference Shift-F1
Results F7
Server Behaviors Cmd-F9
Tag Inspector Opt-Shift-F9
Check Spelling Shift-F7

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