FrameMaker keyboard shortcuts reference


At work, there are barely any shortcuts that are good in the long run. FrameMaker’s keyboard shortcuts are those rare safe choices!

But there are always those few keyboard shortcuts that elude you just when you need them the most–when you are holding down the Alt key and wondering what to press next!

But not any more! Here’s a ready reckoner of some commonly used FrameMaker keyboard shortcuts.

FrameMaker keyboard shortcut reference

FrameMaker keyboard shortcut reference

Here’s a PDF for on-screen viewing, and here’s a PDF for printing. Latter is an A3-sized poster that you can print on an A4-sized paper.

Access all of the shortcuts here in the documentation.

Do share your commonly used FM shortcuts in the comments.

FrameMaker, Products, Support

Posted on 01-23-2012


  • By FrameMaker Shortcuts | WORKFLOWblog - 8:42 AM on February 21, 2012   Reply

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  • By Will Gaffga - 11:20 PM on January 24, 2012   Reply

    Isn’t this fairly incomplete? I have a printout of an old PDF created by a FM third party developer … it is basically 2 11×17″ pages.

    • By Ashish Gupta - 5:47 AM on January 25, 2012   Reply

      Hi Will, These are just a few of the commonly used shortcuts. At the link at the end you can find a comprehensive list of FM shortcuts in the documentation.

  • By John - 5:42 PM on January 23, 2012   Reply

    Thanks so much for the shortcuts. Keystrokes save so much time!

  • By Kai - 1:22 PM on January 23, 2012   Reply

    “At work, there are barely any shortcuts that are good in the long run.” In my experience, the problem is not that keyboard shortcuts change all the time. In fact, I can’t remember the last time I had that problem.

    It’s much more annoying that shortcuts are inconsistent between different products:
    An en-dash in Word is “Ctrl + Num -“; in Frame it is Ctrl+q Shift+p.
    Ctrl+Return in Word adds a page break; in Frame it adds table rows.

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