There are several keyboard shortcuts that can be used in BioRender to help make it easier to create illustrations.

You can also find our Keyboard shortcuts by accessing the Help dropdown in the tool bar

BioRender Keyboard Shortcuts

Save image - Command + S (Mac) / Control + S (PC)

Select all objects (text, icons, shapes) in image: Command + A (Mac) / Control + A (PC)

Copy selected object - Command + C (Mac) / Control + C (PC)

Cut selected object - Command + X (Mac) / Control + X (PC)

Paste Copied object - Command + V (Mac) / Control + V (PC)

Undo last action - Command + Z (Mac) / Control + Z (PC)

Redo last action - Shift + Command + Z (Mac) / Shift + Control + Z

Multiple select / add object to selection - Hold Shift + Click multiple objects

Constrain movement of object to horizontal / vertical / 45 deg. angle - Shift + Drag object

Constrain line angle to horizontal / vertical / 45 deg. angle - Shift + Drag end of line

Group/ungroup selection of icons - Command + G (Mac) / Control + G (PC)

Duplicate icon from an icon on the canvas - Alt + click and drag icon

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