Keyboard Shortcuts to Select the Pointer, Drawing and Text Tools in Microsoft Visio
Posted by: Avantix Learning Team
Posted: January 23, 2017
Applies to: Microsoft® Visio® 2010, 2013 and 2016
Check out these 10 great Microsoft Visio shortcuts for selecting common tools in the Ribbon including the Pointer, Text tools and drawing tools.
1. Select the Pointer tool
To select the Pointer tool, press Control + 1.
2. Select the Text tool
To select the Text tool, press Control + 2.
3. Select the Connector tool
To select the Connector tool, press Control + 3.
4. Select the Pencil tool
To select the Pencil tool, press Control + 4.
5. Select the Freeform tool
To select the Freeform Tool, press Control + 5.
6. Select the Line tool
To select the Line tool, press Control + 6.
7. Select the Arc tool
To select the Arc tool, press Control + 7.
8. Select the Rectangle tool
To select the Rectangle tool, press Control + 8.
9. Select the Ellipse tool
To select the Ellipse tool, press Control + 9.
10. Select the Text Block tool
To select the Text Block tool, press Control + Shift + 4.
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