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      Luke Carter commented  · 

      Hi Adobe XD'ers!

      I made some AppleScripts that will transform a selected text box to lowercase or uppercase.
      Next, using BetterTouchTool, I assigned the AppleScripts to a 'key sequence'.

      Here's how I did it:

      Here are the scripts: and

      The step by step is below.
      How to create custom keyboard shortcuts for transforming text to uppercase or lowercase in Adobe XD for Mac.

      Prerequisite: Install BetterTouchTool:

      I'll do uppercase first.

      Grab the AppleScript from

      Paste it in a text editor or a Script Editor and save the script file in a home of its own.

      Open BetterTouchTool

      Create an App Specific Shortcut for Adobe XD

      Then click Add New Shortcut or Key Sequence

      I'm going to create a new key sequence instead of a keyboard shortcut. A key sequence triggers an action based on a sequence of keys rather than pushing a combination at the same time.

      Don't worry it's easy!

      Click Key Sequence > Record New Key Sequence

      The key sequence I'll record will be ⌘ u c
      (for uppercase).

      Choose Trigger Predefined Action and search for AppleScript (blocking or async is fine)

      Choose Select AppleScript File > Choose AppleScript File from Disk

      Navigate to the home of the AppleScript file

      Select Save, then restart BetterTouchTool

      Let's test it out.

      Go to Adobe XD

      Make a text box

      Make sure you exit the edit mode for Adobe XD

      Trigger the key sequence ⌘ u c (remember, one then the other, not all together).

      Yay she works!

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