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How to import keyboard shortcuts into Illustrator CC?


Question

How to import custom keyboard shortcuts in Illustrator CC? Does it work with Edit > My Parameter > Import or is there something else?

2014/09/02
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Accepted Answer

This isn't a direct import option, but if you have a set of shortcuts saved on Machine A, then there will be a file [set name].kys in your prefs folder. You can copy this file to the prefs folder on Machine B, and then just go to Edit > Keyboard Shortcuts and choose your shortcut set.

For a full reference of where your preferences folder is, you can check this adobe page, but a general guide for CC is as follows (other versions very similar):

Windows: Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator 18 Settings\en_US\x64\

Mac: /Users/<username>/Library/Preferences/Adobe Illustrator 17 Settings/en_US/

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