64 Shortcuts for Apple Photos

Jump to: Organize, Rating photos, Import, Edit, Selecting and deselecting photos, Slideshow, Share, Book, Book preview, General

1. Organize

Home

Move to the top of the photo library

End

Move to the bottom of the photo library

Command+N

Create new album

Shift+Command+N

Create new album from selection

Option+Command+N

Create new Smart Album

Shift+Command+T

Show or hide titles

Shift+Command+K

Show or hide keywords

Shift+Command+F

Show or hide film rolls

Hold down the Option key and click the triangle next to any film roll

Show or hide all film roll photos

Shift+Command+R

Show or hide ratings

Shift+Command+B

Set the title, date, or comments of multiple photos

Command+K

Assign, edit, or search by keywords

Command+I

Show a photo’s image and camera information

Command+D

Duplicate a photo

Command+X

Cut photo

Command+C

Copy photo

Command+V

Paste photo

Delete

Move photo to Trash from the photo library, or remove photo from album

Command+Option+Delete

Move photo to Trash from album

Double+click the photo

Open photo in its own window or in edit view (depends on the double+click preference you set)

Option+double+click the photo

Reverse double+click preference when opening a photo

2. Rating photos

Command+0

Assign zero stars to a photo

Command+1

Assign zero stars to a photo

Command+2

Assign zero stars to a photo

Command+3

Assign zero stars to a photo

Command+4

Assign zero stars to a photo

Command+5

Assign zero stars to a photo

3. Import

Shift+Command+I

Import photos

4. Edit

Command+R

Rotate photo clockwise

Option+Command+R

Rotate photo counter clockwise

Right Arrow key

Go to next photo

Left Arrow key

Go to previous photo

Press the Command key while dragging

Disable constrain setting when selecting an area

Press the Option key while dragging

Switch between portrait and landscape constrain setting when selecting an area

Double+click the photo

Return to organize view

Command+Z

Undo last action

Shift+Command+Z

Redo last action

5. Selecting and deselecting photos

Click the photo

Select a single photo

Command+A

Select all photos

Hold down the Shift key and click the non+adjacent photo

Select all photos between the current selection and a non+adjacent photo

Select the first photo, then hold down the Command key and click additional photos

Select photos that are non+adjacent to each other

Click outside the photos and drag to enclose them within the selection rectangle

Select several photos located together

Click the film roll icon

Select all photos in a film roll

Hold down the Command key and click the photos you want to deselect

Deselect specific photos in a group of selected photos

Shift+Command+A or click outside a photo

Deselect all photos

6. Slideshow

Press the mouse button

Stop a slideshow

Press the Space bar

Pause and resume playing

Use the Up and Down Arrow keys

Adjust the speed

Use the Right and Left Arrow keys

Move through a slideshow manually

Press 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5

Rate photos

7. Share

Command+P

Print

Shift+Command+P

Page setup

8. Book

Select the first page you want changed and press the Option key when choosing a design from the Page Design pop+up menu

Apply a page design through the end of a book

Command+T

Show fonts

Command+3

Copy font

Command+4

Paste font

Command+: (colon)

Spelling

9. Book preview

Right Arrow key/Left Arrow key

Move forward/Back one page

10. General

Command+, (comma)

Show preferences

Command+?

iPhoto Help

Command+W

Close window

Command+M

Minimize window

Command+H

Hide iPhoto

Command+Q

Quit iPhoto

Created by rank17 on 3/19/2017. Last updated by guest on 3/19/2017

 

1 Comments for 'Apple Photos '   

 
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Comment #1 by v3rlon Feb 22, 2018 at 01:18 pm  Reply

You can't rate photos in Apple Photos (base install). Command+5 does nothing as far as I can tell. Do you have an extension that allows ratings?

Reply #1 Xyz Feb 26, 2018 at 09:48 am

Which OS you are using?

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