Shortcuts

ABBYY FineReader has preset shortcuts (hotkeys) for commands described below. The program also allows you to set your own hotkeys.

To create a shortcut:

  1. Click Tools>Customize…. The Customize Toolbars and Shortcuts dialog box will appear.
  2. On the Keyboard Shortcuts tab, in the Categories field, select a category.
  3. In the Commands field, select a command you want to create or change hotkeys for.
  4. Click the New shortcut key or combination field, then, on your keyboard, press the keys you want to trigger the selected command.
  5. Click Assign. The keys you specified will be added to the Current shortcut field.
  6. Click ОK to save the changes.
  7. To return shortcuts to their default values, click Reset (for a selected command category) or Reset All (for all shortcuts).
The File Menu
Command Shortcut
Scan Pages… Ctrl+K
Open PDF File/Image… Ctrl+O
New FineReader Document Ctrl+N
Open FineReader Document… Ctrl+Shift+N
Save Document As Ctrl+S
Save Images… Ctrl+Alt+S
Send FineReader Document by e-mail Ctrl+M
Send page images by e-mail Ctrl+Alt+M
Print Image Ctrl+Alt+P
Print Text Ctrl+P

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The Edit Menu
Command Shortcut
Undo Ctrl+Z
Redo Ctrl+Enter
Cut Ctrl+X
Copy Ctrl+C
Ctrl+Insert
Paste Ctrl+V
Shift+Insert
Clear Delete
Select All Ctrl+A
Find… Ctrl+F
Find Next F3
Replace… Ctrl+H

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The View Menu
Command Shortcut
Show Pages Window F5
Show Page Image Only F6
Show Page Image and Page Text F7
Show Page Text Only F8
Show Zoom Window Ctrl+F5
Next Window Ctrl+Tab
Previous Window Ctrl+Shift+Tab
Properties… Alt+Enter

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The Document Menu
Command Shortcut
Read Ctrl+Shift+R
Analyze Layout Ctrl+Shift+E
Go to Next Page Alt+Down Arrow
Page Up
Go to Previous Page Alt+Up Arrow
Page Down
Go to Page… Ctrl+G
Close Current Page Ctrl+F4

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The Page Menu
Command Shortcut
Read Page Ctrl+R
Analyze Page Layout Ctrl+E
Edit Page Image… Ctrl+Shift+C
Delete All Areas and Text Ctrl+Delete
Delete Text Ctrl+Shift+Delete
Page Properties… Alt+Enter

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The Areas Menu
Command Shortcut
Read Area Ctrl+Shift+B
Change Area Type to Recognition Area Ctrl+1
Change Area Type to Text Ctrl+2
Change Area Type to Table Ctrl+3
Change Area Type to Picture Ctrl+4
Change Area Type to Barcode Ctrl+5

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The Tools Menu
Command Shortcut
Automation Manager… Ctrl+T
Hot Folder… Ctrl+Shift+H
View Dictionaries… Ctrl+Alt+D
Language Editor… Ctrl+Shift+L
Pattern Editor… Ctrl+Shift+A
Check Spelling… Ctrl+F7
Next Error Shift+F4
Previous Error Shift+F5
Options… Ctrl+Shift+O

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The Help Menu
Command Shortcut
ABBYY FineReader 10 Help F1

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General
Command Shortcut
Mark the selected text fragment bold Ctrl+B
Mark the selected text fragment italic Ctrl+I
Underline
the selected text fragment
Ctrl+U
Select table cells Directional buttons
Select the Pages window Alt+1
Select the Image window Alt+2
Select the Text window Alt+3
Select the Zoom window Alt+4

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Shortcuts