300+ Shortcuts for Adobe Photoshop

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Command+Option+Shift+K

Show Keyboard Shortcuts Menu

Command+K

Preferences

Option+F

File Menu

Option+E

Edit Menu

Option+I

Image Menu

Option+L

Layer Menu

Option+S

Select Menu

Option+T

Filter Menu

Option+D

3D Menu

Option+W

Window Menu

Command+N

New File

Command+O

Open File

Command+Option+O

Open/ Browse in CC Bridge

Command+Option+Shift+O

Open/ Brows in Bridge

Command+W

Close

Command+Option+W

Close all

Command+S

Save

Command+Option+S

Save as…

F12

Revert to last saved state

Command+Option+Shift+W

Export as…

Command+Option+Shift+S

Save for Web

Command+Option+Shift+I

File Info

Command+P

Print

Option+Shift+Command+P

Print one Copy

Command+Q

Quit PhotoShop

Command+Z

Toggle Undo (one step forwards/ backwards only)

Command+Option+Z

Undo (multiple steps possible; referred to as 'step backwards')

Command+Shift+Z

Redo (multiple steps possible; referred to as 'step backwards')

Shift+Command+F

Fade

Shift+Command+C

Copy Merged

Shift+Command+V

Paste in Place

Option+Shift+Command+V

Paste Into

Shift+F5

Fill

Option+Shift+Command+C

Content-Aware Scale

Command+T

Free Transform

Shift+Command+T

Transform again

Shift+Command+K

Color Settings

Command+L

Adjust Levels

Command+M

Adjsut Curves

Command+U

Adjust Hue/ Saturation

Command+B

Adjust Color Balance

Option+Shift+Command+B

Adjust to Black and White

Shift+Command+N

New Layers

Command+J

Layer via Copy

Shift+Command+J

Layer via Cut

Command+Option+G

Create/release Clipping Mark

Command+G

Group Layers

Shift+Command+G

Ungroup Layers

Command+,

Hide Layers

Command+]/]

Bring forwards/ bring backwards

Shift+Command+]/]

Bring to front/ bring to back

Command+/

Lock Layers

Command+E

Merge Layers

Command+Shift+E

Merge Visible

Command+A

Select all

Command+D

Deselect

Shift+Command+D

Reselect

Shift+Command+I

Inverse selection

Command+Option+A

Select All Layers

Option+Shift+Command+F

Find Layers

Command+Option+R

Refine Mask

Shift+F6

Feather

Command+F

Last Filter

Command+Option+Shift+A

Adaptive Wide Angle

Shift+Command+A

Camera Raw Filter

Shift+Command+R

Lens Correction

Shift+Command+X

Liquify

Command+Option+V

Vanishing Point

Command+Option+X

Show/Hide Polygons

Option+Shift+Command+X

Reveal all

Option+Shift+Command+R

Render 3D Layer

Command+Option+`

Design Space Preview

F5

Toggle Brush Window

F6

Toggle Color Window

F7

Toggle Layers Window

F8

Toggle Info Window

F9

Toggle Actions Window

For selecting tools, press Shift+Letter to cycle through the sub-tools of each. Alt+Click on Tool cycles through hidden tools

H

Hand tool

V

Move Tool

M

Marquee Tools

L

Lasso Tools

W

Magic Wand and Quick Selection Tool

C

Crop and Slice Tools

I

Eyedropper, Color Sampler, Ruler, Note, and Count Tool

J

Spot Healing Brush, Patch, and Red Eye Tool

B

Brush, Pencil, Color Replacement, and

S

Clone Stamp tool

Y

History Brush tool

E

Eraser tool

G

Gradient tool

O

Dodge tool

P

Pen tool

T

Type tool

A

Path Selection tool

U

Rectangle, Ellipse, Polygon, Line, and Custom Shape Tool

K

3D Object Tools

N

3D Camera Tools

R

Rotate View tool

Z

Zoom tool

Ctrl+Tab

Cycle forwards/ backwards through open documents

F/Shift+F

Toggle Fullscreen Modes forward/ backwards

Command+[+]/-

Zoom in/ zoom out

Command+0

Zoom to fit screen

Command+1

Zoom to 100%

Press and hold H, then Click

Temporarily Zoom into an Image

Command+'

Show/Hide Grid

Command+;

Show/Hide Guides

Command+R

Show/Hide Rulers

Space

Temporarily Switch to Hand Tool

Shift+Page Up/Page Down

Scroll up/ scroll down in small increments

Page Up/Page Down

Scroll up/ down one screen

Home/End

Scroll to to upper-left/ lower-right corner

Command+Shift+;

Toggle Snap

Command+Option+;

Lock Guides

Command+Y

Proof Colors

Shift+Command+Y

Gamut Warning

Command+H

Extras

Shift+Command+H

Show Target Path

Command+Option+R

Open Refine Edge Dialog Box

F/Shift+F

Cycle forwards/backwards through preview modes

X

Toggle between original image and selection preview

P

Toggle between original selection and refined version

J

Toggle radius preview on and off

Shift+E

Toggle between Refine Radius and Erase Refinements tools

Shift+Command+X

Open Liquify Window

W

Forward Warp tool

R

Reconstruct tool

C

Twirl Clockwise tool

S

Pucker tool

B

Bloat tool

O

Push Left tool

M

Mirror tool

T

Turbulence tool

F

Freeze Mask tool

D

Thaw Mask tool

Option+ tool

Reverse direction for Bloat, Pucker, Push Left, and Mirror tools

Option+Drag in preview

Continually sample the distortion

Arrow Down/Arrow Up

Decrease/increase brush size by 2, or most other parameters by 1 (With Brush Size, Density, Pressure, Rate, or Turbulent Jitter slider showing)

Tab

Cycle forwards/backwards through controls on right from top

Option

Change Cancel to Reset

[/]

Increase/ Decrease Brush Size (Brush and Stamp Tools)

Shift+[/]

Increase/ Decrease Brush Hardnewss

Shift+Command+Option+B

Open Black-and-White Dialog Box

Tab/Shift+Tab

Jump to next/ jump to previous slider

Shift+Arrow Up/Arrow Down

Increase/Decrease selected value by 10%

Arrow Up/Arrow Down

Increase/Decrease selected value by 1%

Command+M

Open Curves Dialog Box

Click

Add a point to the Curve

+/-

Cycle through point on the curve

Command+D

Delete a point from the Curve

Shift+Click

Select one or multiple points on the curve

Delete

Delete selected points on the curve

Arrow Keys

Move selected points by 1 unit

Shift+Arrow Keys

Move selected points by 10 unit

Command+Click on the Image

Add a Point to the composite curve

Shift+Command+Click on the Image

Add a Point to the channel curve

Any selection tool +Shift+Drag

Add to a selection

Any selection tool +Option+Drag

Subtract from a selection

Any selection tool (except Quick Selection tool) + Shift-Option+Drag

Intersect a selection

Shift+Drag

Constrain marquee to square or circle

Option+Drag

Draw marquee from center

Option+Shift+Drag

Constrain shape and draw marquee from center

Command

Switch to Move Tool (except when Hand, Slice, Path, Shape, or any Pen Tool is selected

Option+Drag

Switch from Magnetic Lasso Tool to Lasso Tool

Option+Click

Switch from Magnetic Lasso Tool to polygonal Lasso Tool

Enter

Apply an operation of the Magnetic Lasso; press Escape to cancel

Move Tool +Option+Drag selection

Move copy of selection

Any selection +Arrow Keys

Move selection area 1 pixel

Move Tool +Arrow Keys

Move selection 1 pixel

Command+Arrow Keys

Move layer 1 pixel when nothing selected on layer

Magnetic Lasso Tool +[/]

Increase/decrease detection width (follow width in status bar)

Crop tool +Enter

Accept cropping. Press Escape to exit croppoing

/

Toggle crop shield off and on

Ruler Tool +Option+Drag end point

Make protractor

Shift+Drag guide

Snap guide to ruler ticks (except when View > Snap is unchecked)

Option+Drag guid

Convert between horizontal and vertical guide

Option

Transform from center or reflect

Shift

Constrain

Command

Distort

Enter

Apply

Esc

Cancel

Command+Option+T

Free transform with duplicate data

Command+Option+Shift+T

Transform again with duplicate data

Direct selection tool +Shift+Click

Select multiple anchor points

Direct selection tool +Option+Click

Select entire path

Pen (any Pen Tool), Path Selection / Direct Selection tool +Command+Option+Drag

Duplicate a path

Command

Switch to Direct Selection tool (from Path Selection, Pen, etc.)

Option

Switch to Convert Point Tool (from Pen Tools) when pointer is over anchor or direction point

Magnetic Pen Tool + Double-click

Close path

Magnetic Pen Tool +Option+ Double-click

Close path with straight-line segment

Any Painting Tool +Ctrl+Option+ Command and drag

Select foreground color from color picker

Any Painting Tool +Option

Select foreground color from image with Eyedropper tool

Eyedropper tool +Option+Click

Select background color

Eyedropper tool +Shift

Color sampler tool

Color sampler tool +Option+Click

Deletes color sampler

Any painting / Editing Tool + 0..9

Sets opacity, tolerance, strength, or exposure for Painting Mode to 10%, 20% etc. use 0 for 100%, and use 2 numbers in quick succession for specific percentage.

Any Painting / Editing Tool +Shift+0..9

Sets flow for Painting Mode

Option+Shift+ 1...9

Mixer Brush changes Mix setting

1...9

Mixer Brush changes Wet setting

0 (zero)

Mixer Brush changes Wet and Mix to zero

Shift+[+]/-

Cycle through blending modes

Delete

Open Fill dialog box on background or standard layer

Option+Delete

Fill with foreground or background color

Command+Option+Delete

Fill from history

Shift+Delete

Displays Fill dialog box

/

Lock transparent pixels on/ off

Any Painting Tool +Shift+Click

Connects points with a straight line

Shift+[+]/-

Cycle through blending modes

Option+Shift+N

Normal

Option+Shift+I

Dissolve

Option+Shift+Q

Behind (Brush tool only)

Option+Shift+R

Clear (Brush tool only)

Option+Shift+K

Darken

Option+Shift+M

Multiply

Option+Shift+B

Color Burn

Option+Shift+A

Linear Burn

Option+Shift+G

Lighten

Option+Shift+S

Screen

Option+Shift+D

Color Dodge

Option+Shift+W

Linear Dodge

Option+Shift+O

Overlay

Option+Shift+F

Soft Light

Option+Shift+H

Hard Light

Option+Shift+V

Vivid Light

Option+Shift+J

Linear Light

Option+Shift+Z

Pin Light

Option+Shift+L

Hard Mix

Option+Shift+E

Difference

Option+Shift+X

Exclusion

Option+Shift+U

Hue

Option+Shift+T

Saturation

Option+Shift+C

Color

Option+Shift+Y

Luminosity

Sponge tool +Option+Shift+D

Desaturate

Sponge tool +Option+Shift+S

Saturate

Dodge tool/Burn tool +Option+Shift+S

Dodge/burn shadows

Dodge tool/Burn tool +Option+Shift+M

Dodge/burn midtones

Dodge tool/Burn tool +Option+Shift+H

Dodge/burn highlights

Option+Shift+N

Set blending mode Normal (or to to Threshold for bitmap images)

Command+Drag type when Type layer is selected

Move type in image

Shift+Arrow Keys

Extend selection by 1 character

Shift+Click

Select characters from insertion point to mouse click point

Shift+Click

Create a new text layer, when a text layer is selected in the Layers panel

Click 2x, 3x, 4x, / 5x in fast succession

Select a Word, Line, Paragraph, or Story

Command+H

Hide/Show selection on selected type

Command

Display the Bounding Box for transforming text (or activate Move Tool when inside the Bounding Box)

Command+Drag a bounding box handle

Scale text within Bounding Box when resizing the bounding box

Space+Drag

Move text box while creating text box

Command+Shift+ L,C, /R

Align left, center, or right (Horizontal Type) or top, center, or bottom (Vertical Type)

Command+Shift+X

Choose 100% horizontal scale

Command+Option+Shift+X

Choose 100% vertical scale

Command+Option+Shift+A

Choose Auto leading

Command+Ctrl+Shift+Q

Choose 0 for tracking

Command+Shift+J

Justify paragraph, left aligns last line

Command+Shift+F

Justify paragraph, justifies all

Command+Ctrl+Option+Shift+H

Toggle paragraph hyphenation

Command+Option+Shift+T

Toggle single/every-line composer

Command+ Shift </>

Decrease/ increase Type Size by 2 points or pixels

Option+Arrow Down/Arrow Up

Decrease/ increase leading 2 points or pixels

Option+Shift+Arrow Down/Arrow Up

Decrease/ increase Baseline Shift 2 points or pixels

Option+Arrow Left/Arrow Right

Decrease or increase kerning/tracking 20/1000 ems

Command

Toggle between Slice tool and Slice Selection tool

Shift+Drag

Draw square slice

Option+Drag

Draw from center outward

Option+Shift+Drag

Draw square slice from center outward

Space+Drag

Reposition slice while creating slice

Ctrl+Click slice

Open context-sensitive menu

Option+Click New button

Set options for new items (not for all Panels)

Option+Click Delete button

Delete without confirmation (for all except for the Brush panel)

Shift+Enter

Apply value and keep text box active

Tab

Show/Hide all panels

Shift+Tab

Show/Hide all panels except the toolbox and options bar

Select tool and press Return

Highlight options bar

Shift+Arrow Up/Arrow Down

Increase/decrease selected values by 10

Option+Click the check mark next to a command

Turn command on and all others off

Option+Click

Turn current modal control on and toggle all other modal controls

Option+ Double-click action

Change action or action set options

Double-click recorded command

Display Options dialog box for recorded command

Command+ Double-click an action

Play entire action

Option+Click the triangle

Collapse/ expand all components of an action

Command+Click the Play button

Play a command

Option+Click the New Action button

Create new action and begin recording without confirmation

Shift+Click the action/Command

Select contiguous items of the same kind

Command+Click the action/Command

Select discontiguous items of the same kind

Option+3/4/5

Choose specific channel (Red/Green/Blue) for adjustment

Option+2

Choose composite channel for adjustment

Delete

Delete adjustment layer

Option+Click Auto button

Define Auto options for Levels or Curves

Shift+Click second frame

Select/deselect multiple contiguous frames

Command+Click multiple frames

Select/deselect multiple discontiguous frames

Option+ Paste Frames command from the Panel pop?up menu

Paste using previous settings without displaying the dialog box

Option+Click brush

Delete brush

Double-click brush

Rename brush

Ctrl+Option+ drag left / right

Change brush size

Ctrl+Option+ drag up / down

Decrease/ increase brush softness/ hardness

,/.

Select previous/ next brush size

Shift+,/.

Select first/last brush

Caps Lock

Display precise cross hair for brushes

Option+Shift+P

Toggle airbrush option

Command+3/4/5

Select individual channels (Red/Green/Blue)

Command+2

Select composite channel

Command+Click channel thumbnail, /Command+Option+3/4/5

Load channel as selection (Red/Green/Blue)

Command+Shift+Click channel thumbnail

Add to current selection

Command+Option+Click channel thumbnail

Subtract from current selection

Command+Option+Shift+Click channel thumbnail

Intersect with current selection

Option+Click Save Selection As Channel button

Set options for Save Selection As Channel button

Command+Click Create New Channel button

Create a new spot channel

Shift+Click color channel

Select/deselect multiple color-channel selection

Shift+Click alpha channel

Select/deselect alpha channel and show/hide as a rubylith overlay

Double-click alpha / spot channel thumbnail

Display channel options

~

Toggle composite and grayscale mask in Quick Mask mode

Option+Shift

Show Clone Source (overlays image)

Option+Shift+Arrow Keys

Nudge Clone Source

Option+Shift+</>

Rotate Clone Source

Option+Shift+[/]

Scale (increase or reduce size) Clone Source

Option+Click color in color bar

Select background color

Ctrl+Click color bar

Display Color Bar menu

Shift+Click color bar

Cycle through color choices

Option+ New Snapshot

Create a new snapshot

Double-click snapshot name

Rename snapshot

Command+Shift+Z

Step forward through image states

Command+Option+Z

Step backward through image states

Option+Click the image state

Duplicate any image state, except the current state

Option+ Clear History (in History panel pop?up menu)

Permanently clear history (no Undo)

Command+Click layer thumbnail

Load layer transparency as a selection

Command+Shift+Click layer thumbnail

Add to current selection

Command+Option+Click layer thumbnail

Subtract from current selection

Command+Option+Shift+Click layer thumbnail

Intersect with current selection

Command+Click filter mask thumbnail

Load filter mask as a selection

Command+G

Group layers

Command+Shift+G

Ungroup layers

Command+Option+G

Create/release clipping mask

Command+Option+A

Select all layers

Command+Shift+E

Merge visible layers

Option+Click New Layer button

Create new empty layer with dialog box

Command+Click New Layer button

Create new layer below target layer

Option+.

Select top layer

Option+ , (comma)

Select bottom layer

Option+Shift+[/]

Add to layer selection in Layers panel

Option+[/]

Select next layer down/up

Command+[/]

Move target layer down/up

Command+Option+Shift+E

Merge a copy of all visible layers into target layer

Highlight the layers you want to merge, then Command +E

Merge layers

Command+Shift+[/]

Move layer to bottom or top

Option+ Merge Down command from the Panel pop?up menu

Copy current layer to layer below

Option+ Merge Visible command from the Panel pop?up menu

Merge all visible layers to a new layer above the currently selected layer

Ctrl+Click the eye icon

Show/hide this layer/layer group only or all layers/layer groups

Option+Click the eye icon

Show/hide all other currently visible layers

/

Toggle lock transparency for target layer, or last applied lock

Double-click layer effect/style

Edit layer effect/style, options

Option-Double-click layer effect/style

Hide layer effect/style

Double-click layer

Edit layer style

Shift+Click vector mask thumbnail

Disable/enable vector mask

Double-click layer mask thumbnail

Open Layer Mask Display Options dialog box

Shift+Click layer mask thumbnail

Toggle layer mask on/off

Shift+Click filter mask thumbnail

Toggle filter mask on/off

Option+Click layer mask thumbnail

Toggle between layer mask/composite image

Option+Click filter mask thumbnail

Toggle between filter mask/composite image

\

Toggle rubylith mode for layer mask on/off

Double-click type layer thumbnail

Select all type; temporarily select Type tool

Option+Click the line dividing two layers

Create a clipping mask

Double-click the layer name

Rename layer

Double-click the filter effect

Edit filter settings

Double-click the Filter Blending icon

Edit the Filter Blending options

Command+Click New Group button

Create new layer group below current layer

Option+Click New Group button

Create new layer group with dialog box

Option+Click Add Layer Mask button

Create layer mask that hides all (or selection)

Command+Click Add Layer Mask button

Create vector mask that reveals all (or path area)

Command+Option+Click Add Layer Mask button

Create vector mask that hides all or displays path area

Ctrl+Click the layer group and choose Group Properties, / Double-click group

Display layer group properties

Shift+Click

Select/ deselect multiple contiguous layers

Command+Click

Select/ deselect multiple discontiguous layers

Option+Click Create New Layer Comp button

Create new layer comp without the New Layer Comp box

Double-click layer comp

Open Layer Comp Options dialog box

Double-click layer comp name

Rename in-line

Shift+Click

Select/ deselect multiple contiguous layer comps

Command+Click

Select/ deselect multiple discontiguous layer comps

Command+Click pathname

Load path as selection

Command+Shift+Click pathname

Add path to selection

Command+Option+Click pathname

Subtract path from selection

Command+Option+Shift+Click pathname

Retain intersection of path as selection

Command+Shift+H

Hide path

Option+Click button

Set options for Fill Path with Foreground Color button, Stroke Path with Brush button, Load Path as a Selection button, Make Work Path from Selection button, and Create New Path button

Click in empty area of panel

Create new swatch from foreground color

Command+Click swatch

Set swatch color as background color

Option+Click swatch

Delete swatch

Created by max on 12/9/2015. Last updated by guest on 12/9/2015

 

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