The keyboard shortcuts Visio 2013 refer to the U.S. keyboard layout.

Visio-specific tasks

Format text Press
Open the Home tab in the ribbon ALT+H
Open the Text dialog box F11
Open the Format task pane. F3
Use the Snap & Glue features
Open the Snap & Glue dialog box ALT+F9
Group, rotate, and flip shapes
Group the selected shapes. CTRL+G or CTRL+SHIFT+G
Ungroup shapes in the selected group. CTRL+SHIFT+U
Bring the selected shape to the front. CTRL+SHIFT+F
Send the selected shape to the back. CTRL+SHIFT+B
Rotate the selected shape to the left. CTRL+L
Rotate the selected shape to the right. CTRL+R
Flip the selected shape horizontally. CTRL+H
Flip the selected shape vertically. CTRL+J
Open the Align Shapes dialog box for the selected shape. F8
View drawing windows
Display the open drawing windows tiled vertically. SHIFT+F7
Display the open drawing windows tiled horizontally. CTRL+SHIFT+F7
Display the open drawing windows so that you can see the title of every window. ALT+F7 or CTRL+ALT+F7

Visio-specific toolbars

Select tools
Switch the Format Painter tool on or off (Schaltfläche) CTRL+SHIFT+P
Select the Pointer Tool (Schaltflächensymbol) CTRL+1
Select the Connector tool (Schaltflächensymbol) CTRL+3
Select the connection point tool CTRL+SHIFT+1
Select the text tool (Schaltflächensymbol) CTRL+2
Select the text box tool (Schaltflächensymbol) CTRL+SHIFT+4
Select the drawing tools
Select the Rectangle Tool(Schaltfläche) CTRL+8
Select the Ellipse Tool (Schaltfläche) CTRL+9
Select the Line Tool (Schaltfläche) CTRL+6
Select the Arc Tool (Schaltfläche) CTRL+7
Select the Freeform Tool (Schaltfläche) CTRL+5
Select the Pencil Tool (Schaltfläche) CTRL+4
Crop a picture
Select the Crop tool (Schaltflächensymbol) CTRL+SHIFT+2

Visio shapes and stencils

Move from shape to shape in a drawing page
Move from shape to shape on the drawing page. A dotted rectangle indicates the shape that has the focus. TAB
Note You cannot move to shapes that are protected against selection or on a locked layer.
Move from shape to shape on the drawing page in reverse order. SHIFT+TAB
Note To select multiple shapes, press the TAB key to bring focus to the first shape you want to select, and then press ENTER. Hold down SHIFT while you press the TAB key to bring focus to another shape. When the focus rectangle is over the shape you want, press ENTER to add that shape to the selection. Repeat for each shape you want to select.
Select a shape that has focus. ENTER
Clear selection of or focus on a shape. ESC
Switch between text edit mode and
shape selection mode on a selected shape.
F2
Nudge a selected shape. Arrow keys
Nudge a selected shape 1 pixel at a time. SHIFT+Arrow keys
Note SCROLL LOCK must be turned off.
Work with master shapes in a stencil
Move between master shapes in a stencil. Arrow keys
Move to the first master shape in a row of a stencil. HOME
Move to the last master shape in a row of a stencil. END
Move to the first master shape in a column of a stencil. PAGE UP
Move to the last master shape in a column of a stencil. PAGE DOWN
Copy the selected master shapes to the Clipboard. CTRL+C
Paste the contents of the Clipboard to a new stencil. CTRL+V
Note The new stencil must first be opened for editing.
Select all the master shapes in a stencil. CTRL+A
Note To select multiple master shapes, press the arrow keys to bring focus to the first master shape you want. Hold down SHIFT while you press the arrow keys to bring focus to another master. When the focus rectangle is over the master you want, press ENTER to add that master to the selection. Repeat for each master you want to select.
Select or cancel selection of a master shape that has focus. SHIFT+ENTER
Cancel the selection of master shapes in a stencil. ESC
Insert the selected master shapes into the drawing. CTRL+ENTER
Work with stencils in edit mode
Delete the selected master shape. DELETE
Cut the selected master shape from the custom stencil and put it on the Clipboard. CTRL+X
Rename the selected master shape. F2

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