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Is there any hotkey assigned for entering into text-editing mode with Type tool in illustrator? Without using too much mouse clicking, this would be definitely helpful for my design work productivity. I wonder if there is any for this?

Any advice would be very much appreciate?

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You mean something other than hitting T to load the cursor? –  plainclothes May 1 '13 at 4:31
    
Press the "T" key to select Type Tool –  Bala May 1 '13 at 5:25
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Usually, in Fireworks at least, you hover over a tool to show its title with the hotkey in brackets (if assigned) –  M_Willett May 1 '13 at 11:51
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T for the type tool or simply double-click text to enter editing mode.

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...and then when you're in a text frame, Escape takes you out of it and puts you back into selection mode (V), and automatically selects the text frame you were in. Same in InDesign, Photoshop etc. –  user568458 May 2 '13 at 8:41
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