20 Figma Keyboard Shortcuts You Can't Afford to Miss

Save time and unlock the full potential of Figma with these 20 essential keyboard shortcuts

As a product designer, efficiency is key to meeting deadlines and delivering high-quality work.

Figma, the popular design tool, offers a range of powerful features to streamline your workflow.

One of the most effective ways to supercharge your productivity in Figma is by mastering keyboard shortcuts.

In this blog post, we'll explore a collection of handy Figma keyboard shortcuts that will help you breeze through your design tasks and save valuable time.

Figma selection shortcuts

Figma shortcuts

V = Select the "Move" tool

Cmd + A = Select all objects on the canvas

Shift + Click = Add or remove an object from the current selection

Cmd + G = Group selected objects

Cmd + Shift + G = Ungroup selected objects

Shift + A = Apply Auto Layout to selected objects

Figma navigation and zooming shortcuts

Figma shortcuts

Spacebar = Temporarily activate the "Hand" tool for panning around the canvas

Cmd + Plus (+) = Zoom in

Cmd + Minus (-) = Zoom out

Figma layer organization shortcuts

Figma shortcuts

Cmd + G = Group selected layers

Cmd + Shift + G = Ungroup selected layers

Cmd + D = Duplicate selected layer(s)

Cmd + Shift + L = Lock selected layer(s)

Cmd + Shift + L = Unlock selected layer(s)

Figma editing shortcuts

Figma shortcuts

Cmd + C = Copy selected layer(s)

Cmd + V = Paste copied layer(s)

Cmd + X = Cut selected layer(s)

Cmd + Z = Undo the last action

Cmd + Shift + Z = Redo the last action

Cmd + Shift + R = Paste to replace (maintains the original position of the copied layer)

Figma prototyping shortcuts

Figma shortcuts

Tab = Navigate between interactive elements in prototype mode

Shift + Tab = Navigate backward between interactive elements

Cmd + Option + Enter = Preview prototype

Thats a wrap!

Keyboard shortcuts are invaluable tools for streamlining your design process in Figma.

By becoming familiar with these handy shortcuts, you can significantly boost your productivity and save precious time.

From selection and navigation to editing and prototyping, these shortcuts cover a wide range of tasks, empowering you to accomplish more in less time.

So, don't hesitate to incorporate these shortcuts into your workflow and experience the joy of efficient design in Figma.

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