In order to make editing apps more efficient, there are a number of different keyboard shortcuts you can use.
You can see all available keyboard shortcuts by clicking the "..." in the top right of the App Editor.
Or, you can press ? to instantly show the shortcuts menu.
Use these shortcuts to quickly add these elements:
Add Text: T
Add Image: I
Add Button: B
Add Variable: V
Add Step: Enter
Duplicate Step: ⌘D
Cut an Object: ⌘X
Copy an Object: ⌘C
Paste an Object: ⌘V
Push Object: Arrow Keys
Nudge Object: ⇧Arrow Keys
Bring Forwards: ⌘F
Send Backwards: ⌘B
Bring To Front: ⇧⌘F
Send To Back: ⇧⌘B
Delete Object: Delete/Backspace
Select All: ⌘A
Save and close: ⌘Enter
Navigation (Mac Devices)
Note: For Windows devices, use Control in place ⌘ and Alt in place of ⌥.
Next Step: ↓ (with no objects selected)
Previous Step: ↑ (with no objects selected)
Swap Step Up: ⌘↑
Swap Step Down: ⌘↓
Edit Step Name: ⌘Enter
Delete Step: ⌘Backspace
Base Layout: ⌥⌘M
Pan Mode: Space (hold)
Zoom In/Out: ⌥⌘Scroll
Reset View: ⇧⌘Z
Show Keyboard Shortcuts: ?
These shortcuts apply when you have a widget selected in the Tulip App Editor:
Arrow keys to move the selected widgets by a single pixel
Shift+Arrow keys to move the selected widgets by 5 pixels
Delete to delete the selected widgets
Control+A to select all widgets
Control+x/c/v to cut / copy / paste the selected widgets
Control+shift+f to move the selected widgets to the front
Control+shift+b to move the selected widgets to the back
Control+f to move the selected widgets forward by one layer
Control+b to move the selected widgets back by one layer
Shift+click to add/remove widgets to the current selection.
Shift+drag to move the selected widgets only up, down, left, or right.
These shortcuts apply when you have a step selected in the Tulip App Editor:
Enter to add a new step
Control+enter to edit the step name
Control+delete to delete the step
Control + D to duplicate the step
Control+up/down arrow to move the step up or down in the Steps List
Alt + control + M to instantly move to the Base Layout
Hold space to enable pan mode
Control + alt + scroll to zoom in and out (CMD + Option + Scroll on Mac)
Shift + control + z to reset the view
These shortcuts don’t change based on the selection context:
Control+z to undo when the “Undo” popup is open at the top of the screen.
Note: These shortcuts are for a Windows machine. To use them on a Mac, use Command instead of control and you have the added advantage of using emoticons in your text by using Command+Control+Space Bar.
This shortcut applies when you have opened a Form Step in the App Editor.
Tab key to automatically select the next field on the Form Step without touching a mouse or a screen