123 Shortcuts for Pixelmator (MacOS)  [edit]

minusplus1. Palettes/Panels
Cmd+1 Show / Hide Tools palette/panel
Cmd+2 Show / Hide Layers palette/panel
Cmd+3 Show / Hide Effects browser
Cmd+4 Show / Hide Brushes palette/panel
Cmd+5 Show / Hide Gradients palette/panel
Cmd+6 Show / Hide Photo browser
Shift+Cmd+C Show / Hide Colors palette/panel
Cmd+T Show / Hide Fonts palette/panel
Shift+Cmd+R Reset palettes/panels to default location

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minusplus2. Selection Tools
V Move
Z Zoom
I Eyedropper
H Hand
T Type
C Crop
K Slice
Y Elliptical Marquee
M Rectangular Marquee
L Lasso
W Magic Wand
B Brush
P Pixel
E Eraser
N Paint Bucket
G Gradient
S Clone Stamp
O Sharpen
R Red Eye

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minusplus3. File
Cmd+N Create New File
Cmd+O Open Existing File
Cmd+W Close Window

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minusplus4. Save
Cmd+S Save file
Shift+Cmd+E Export For Web

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minusplus5. View
Cmd++ Zoom In
Cmd+- Zoom Out
Option+Scroll Mouse Zoom In / Out
Shift+Scroll Mouse Horizontal Scrolling
Cmd+0 Fit Image In Window
Option+Cmd+0 Magnify 100%
Cmd+R Show / Hide Rulers
Option+Cmd+; Show / Hide Guides
Option+Cmd+' Show / Hide Grid
Shift+Drag Guide Snap Guide To Ruler
Cmd+Ctrl+F Full-screen On / Off
Q Quick Mask Mode On / Off

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minusplus6. Edit
Cmd+Z Undo Last Action
Shift+Cmd+Z Redo Last Action
Option+Cmd+F Fill With Color
Cmd+Backspace Fill With Primary Color (hold Shift to preserve transparency)
Shift+Backspace Fill With Secondary Color (hold Shift to preserve transparency)
Shift+Cmd+O Stroke
Cmd+I Invert Color
Cmd+L Edit Levels
Cmd+K Edit Curves
Cmd+B Edit Color Balance
Cmd+U Edit Hue And Saturation
Option+Cmd+U De-saturate
Option+Cmd+C Edit Canvas Size
Option+Cmd+I Edit Image Size
Shift+Cmd+K Color Management
Shift+Option+P Soft Proof
Shift+Cmd+F Last Filter

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minusplus7. Working With Selections
Hold Shift as you drag selection Add To Selection
Hold Shift+Option as you drag selection Subtract From Selection
Shift+Drag Selection Constrain To A Circle Or Square
Cmd+A Select All
Cmd+D De-select
Option+Cmd+L Load layer transparency as selection
Option+Cmd+R Refine Selection
Cmd+C Copy
Cmd+X Cut
Cmd+V Paste
Shift+Cmd+D Duplicate

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minusplus8. Working With Layers
Cmd+F Transform Layer
/ Lock Layer
Shift++or- Cycle Layer Blending Modes
Option+Cmd+A Select All Layers
Option+click layer visibility check-box Hide Other Layers
Shift+Drag File From Finder Place New Image In The Canvas Center
Option+Cmd+ G Create / Release Clipping Mask
Shift+Cmd+L Link Layers
Cmd+E Merge Selected Layers
Cmd+G Group Layers
Shift+Cmd+G Ungroup Layers
Shift+Cmd+N Create New Layer
Double Click Layer Name Rename Layer
Option+Drag Layer Duplicate Layer
Option+. Select Top Layer
Option+] Select Next Layer
Option+[ Select Previous Layer
Option+, Select Bottom Layer
Option+Cmd+] Bring Layer To Front
Option+Cmd+[ Send Layer To Back
Cmd+] Bring Layer Forward
Cmd+[ Send Layer Backward

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minusplus9. Move
Cmd+Arrow Key Move Layer / Selection by 1px
Shift+Cmd+Arrow Key Move Layer / Selection by 10px
Arrow Key Move Selection Border by 1px
Shift+Arrow Key Move Selection Border by 10px

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minusplus10. Paint
Double Click Brush Open Brush Settings
Shift+Mouse Click Paint Straight Lines
Shift+Drag Mouse Paint Vertical / Horizontal Lines
X Switch Between Primary And Secondary Colors
. or, Navigate Through Brushes/Navigate Through Gradients
[ or ] Increase / Decrease Brush Size/Cycle Through Gradients
Shift+[ or Shift+] Change Brush Hardness
Shift+Drag Gradient Constrain Gradient To 45° Angle
Option+Click Brush Delete Brush From Brushes Palette/Panel
Option+Mouse Click Sample Background Color

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minusplus11. Print
Cmd+P Print
Shift+Cmd+P Page Setup

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minusplus12. General
Cmd+, Show Preferences
Cmd+; Check Spelling
Shift+Option+Cmd+I Get File Info
Cmd+W Close Window
Option+Cmd+W Close All Windows
Cmd+' Cycle Through Windows
Cmd+M Minimize Window
Option+Cmd+M Minimize All Windows
Cmd+H Hide Pixelmator
Option+Cmd+H Hide Others
Shift+Cmd+V Active/deactive Vectormator Mode
Cmd+Q Quit Pixelmator

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Uploaded by SarthakMenpara, updated on 5/28/2017