Reveal Keyboard Shortcuts and Modifiers

If necessary, all of the following keyboard shortcuts can be customized via the Shortcuts tab of the Keyboard System Preferences pane.

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


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


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


The most up to date and comprehensive source of available keyboard shortcuts is always the application, but for quick reference (and your printing pleasure) here is a list of Reveal's keyboard shortcuts:

View Menu

Action Effect
⌃⌥1 Layout Workspace
⌃⌥2 Accessibility Workspace
⌘R Refresh
⌘K Show Connections
⌘⇧K Show Connection Status
⌘L Show/Hide Navigator
⌘I Show/Hide Inspectors Pane
⌥⌘1 Show Device Inspector
⌥⌘2 Show Identity Inspector
⌥⌘3 Show Attributes Inspector
⌥⌘4 Show Layout Inspector

Canvas Menu

Action Effect
⌘E Reset View


Action Effect
⌘0 Zoom to Actual Size
⌘9 Zoom to Fit
⌘8 Zoom to Selection
⌘+ Zoom In
⌘- Zoom Out
⌥⌘. Increase Item Separation
⌥⌘, Decrease Item Separation

Layout Canvas Options

Action Effect
⌘1 Show Frames
⌘2 Show Content
⌘3 Show Frames + Content
⌘4 2D View
⌘5 3D View
⌥⌘L Show/Hide Constraints and Guides
⇧⌘T Show/Hide System Windows and Views
⇧⌘R Show/Hide Alignment Rects
⌘6 Show/Hide Hidden Items

Navigate Menu

Action Effect
^⌘← Back in Focus History
^⌘→ Forward in Focus History
⌘⏎ Focus on Selected Item
⌥⌘← Back in Selection History
⌥⌘→ Forward in Selection History
⌘[ Select Parent
⌘] Select First Child
⌘; Select Previous Sibling
⌘' Select Next Sibling
⌘F Filter Items
⌘G Select Next Match
⇧⌘G Select Previous Match
⌘D Select Next Issue
⇧⌘D Select Previous Issue

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 Server framework loaded/linked and started.

Action Effect
⇧⌘E Refresh View Hierarchy