Canva is a brilliant easy-to-use graphic design tool, that allows people to create stunning graphics for social media channels, print media, blogs and websites. To sign up for a free account, click here. This blog post covers using keyboard shortcuts in Canva with working with shapes and adding elements (such as circles and lines).

Canva can be used for…

Presentations
A Facebook cover
Facebook posts
Instagram posts
A Poster
Twitter posts
Your website
Your Blog
Business Cards
A Logo
Flyers
Invitations
Gift Certificates
A4 documents
Tickets
You Tube channel art
Pintrest Graphics
Photo collages
Certificates
Postcards
Brochure

And much, Much. MUCH more…


For information about other keyboard shortcuts, click here.

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Keyboard Shortcuts for Working with Shapes

With the shape/object selected –

Move selection one pixel up ↑ (arrow key)
Move selection one pixel down ↓ (arrow key)
Move selection one pixel left ← (arrow key)
Move selection one pixel right → (arrow key)
Move selection ten pixels up Shift + ↑ (arrow key)
Move selection ten pixels down Shift + ↓ (arrow key)
Move selection ten pixels left Shift + ← (arrow key)
Move selection ten pixels right Shift + → (arrow key)
Constrain the proportions of an image as you resize Shift (as your resize)

Keyboard Shortcuts to add elements

Add a rectangle R
Add a line L
Add a circle   C
Add textT

I hope you enjoyed this blog post about using keyboard shortcuts in Canva when working with shapes and adding elements (such as circles and lines).

More shortcuts in Canva are available here and in the Resources Section of this website. Keyboard shortcuts for presentations in Canva can be found here. If you are interested in keyboard shortcuts when working with text in Canva, please click here. I hope you find it useful!

Canva – keyboard shortcuts when working with shapes

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