Tip of the Week: Super Fast Style Editing
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Want a lightning fast way to edit a style? Just remember which InDesign feature has a lightning bolt symbol on it: Quick Apply!
To launch Quick Apply, press Command+Return (Mac) or Ctrl+Enter (Windows). It doesn’t matter what other panels you have open, where you are in your document, or even if you have text selected or not.
Start typing the name of the style you wish to edit. As soon as it is highlighted in Quick Apply, stop typing and press Command+Return or Ctrl+Enter again. The Style Options dialog box opens, ready for you to make your changes.
Also, with the Style Options open, you can press Command+1 (Mac) or Ctrl+1 (Windows) to put the focus on the list of options on the left side of the dialog box. Then just use the down and up arrow keys on your keyboard to jump to the different sets of options.