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Selection tool

V

2

Direct selection tool

A

3

Anchor point tool

Shift + C

4

Pen tool

P

5

Curvature tool

Shift + ~

6

Add anchor point

=
(note plus sign does not work for this!)

7

Delete anchor point

-

8

Cut a path

C

9

Convert path to shape

Object > Path > Outline Stroke
(Alt, O, P, Right, U)

10

Split or combine multiple shapes or paths

Pathfinder Toolbar > Shape Modes or Pathfinders
(Which one to select is sometimes trial and error)

11

Group objects

Ctrl + G

12

Ungroup objects

Ctrl + Shift + G

13

Export for screens

Ctrl + Alt + E

14

Export...

File > Export > Export As...
(Alt, F, E, Enter, U)

15

Eyedropper

I

16

Zoom to fit current artboard

Ctrl + 0

17

Zoom to fit all artboards

Ctrl + Alt + 0

18

Zoom in

Ctrl + =

19

Zoom out

Ctrl + -

20

Rectangle tool

M

21

Ellipse tool

L

22

Text tool

T

23

Polygon tool

Polygon button on toolbar (I group it with rectangle and other shapes)

24

Star tool

Star button on toolbar (I group it with rectangle and other shapes)

25

Blob brush tool

Shift + B

26

Eraser tool

Shift + E
Sometimes I think of this as a blob eraser tool, but it's just an eraser.

27

Artboards

Shift + O

28

Magic wand tool

Y

29

Lasso tool

Q

30

Line segment tool

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