Reveal Keyboard Shortcuts and Modifiers

Symbol Key Symbol Key
Command Left Arrow
Shift Right Arrow
Option Return
^ Control


Action Effect
Click & Drag Canvas Rotate Canvas (in 3D mode)
Mouse-Over View Highlight
Click View Select
Double-Click View Focus on a View (Drill-down)
⌥ Click View Collapse/Expand Subview Tree
⌥⇧ Click View Collapse/Expand Subview Tree (including all children)
⌘ Click View Select View Behind Currently Selected View
⇧⌘ Click View Select View in Front of Currently Selected View
⌘ Scroll Wheel Up/Down Zoom Out/In
⌥⌘ Scroll Wheel Up/Down Adjust View Separation


Action Effect
Two-finger Pan Pan Canvas
⌥ Two-Finger Pan Rotate Canvas
Pinch Zoom Canvas
⌥ Pinch Adjust View Separation


The most up to date and comprehensive source of available keyboard shortcuts is always the Reveal menu bar
but for quick reference and your printing pleasure here are the Reveal specific keyboard shortcuts.

View Menu

Action Effect
⌘R Refresh View Hierarchy
⌘K Show/Hide Connection Sheet
⌘L Show/Hide View Hierarchy Outline Pane
⌥⌘L Show/Hide Auto-Layout Constraints
⌘I Show/Hide View Inspectors Pane
⌥⌘1 Show Application Inspector
⌥⌘2 Show Identity Inspector
⌥⌘3 Show Attributes Inspector
⌥⌘4 Show Layout Inspector
⌥⌘5 Show Layer Inspector

Canvas Menu


Action Effect
⌘E Reset Camera to Default Position
⌘0 Zoom to Actual Size
⌘9 Zoom to Fit
⌘8 Zoom to Selection
⌘+ Zoom In
⌘- Zoom Out
⌥⌘. Increase View Separation
⌥⌘, Decrease View Separation

Canvas View Modes

Action Effect
⌘1 Show Wireframes
⌘2 Show Content
⌘3 Show Wireframes + Content
⌘4 2D View
⌘5 3D View
⌘6 Show/Hide Hidden Views
⇧⌘T Show/Hide System Windows
Action Effect
^⌘← Back in Focus History
^⌘→ Forward in Focus History
⌘⏎ Focus on Selected View
⌥⌘← Back in Selection History
⌥⌘→ Forward in Selection History
⌘[ Select Superview
⌘] Select First Subview
⌘; Select Previous Sibling View
⌘' Select Next Sibling View
⌘F Filter View Hierarchy
⌘G Select Next Match
⇧⌘G Select Previous Match

iOS Simulator

When the iOS Simulator is the foreground active application pressing the following
keyboard shortcuts will launch (if it is not already running) and initiate
the specified command. For the command to succeed the application running in the
Simulator must have the Reveal library loaded/linked and the Reveal server started.

Action Effect
⇧⌘E Refresh View Hierarchy

If necessary this keyboard shortcut can be changed in the Keyboard System Preferences Panel.