Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts in the Glowforge app 

As an alternative to using your mouse, you can use these keys and combinations of keys to perform some common actions. 


Function Windows Mac
Directly open this list of Glowforge keyboard shortcuts       Control + /     Command + /    



Function Windows Mac
Darken Control + Up Arrow Command + Up Arrow
Lighten Control + Down Arrow Command + Down Arrow
Remove small details     Control + Shift + Up Arrow Command + Shift + Up Arrow
Restore small details Control + Shift + Down Arrow     Command + Shift + Down Arrow


Arrange a Print

Function Windows Mac


Control + C Command + C


Control + V Command + V

Paste & make new step

Control + Shift + V   Command + Shift + V


Control + G Command + G


Control + Shift + G Command + Shift + G
Undo Control + Z Command + Z
Zoom in and out             Control + +, Control + - Command + +, Command + -   


Function Windows or Mac
Resize Click artwork, drag side or corner
Rotate Click artwork, grab and drag handle
Rotate in 45 degrees     Hold shift key while rotating
Pan Click artwork, hold space bar, drag artwork
Delete artwork Click artwork, delete key
Little nudge Click artwork, use arrow key
Big nudge Click artwork, hold shift and click arrow key

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