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As you’ll be able to imagine I pay loads of your time in Photoshop. And once you pay the maximum amount time in Photoshop as I do, you wish to figure as quick and with efficiency as you’ll be able to. Over the years, I’ve learned loads of keyboard shortcuts. Knowing keyboard shortcuts is crucial in making a quicker additional economical post-production progress.
There area unit a large amount of Photoshop keyboard shortcuts. manner too several to hide in one post. However, you don’t have to be compelled to grasp each keyboard cutoff that Photoshop offers. the purpose of this video thus show you some unremarkable used keyboard shortcuts for tools which will assist you maximize your progress in Photoshop.

Quick Disclaimer: I’m a raincoat guy employing a laptop during this tutorial, thus i could interchange the words “control” and “command” in addition as “Alt” and “Option.” Please note that after I say “control” (on pc) which means “command” on a raincoat and contrariwise. If I say “Alt” which means “option” on a raincoat

Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts: Move Tools

  • Zoom Tool – Click the letter “Z” on your keyboard
  • Zoom Out – Hold the Alt/Option key
  • Fit to Screen – Command/Ctrl + 0
  • Hand Tool – Move around the image while zoomed in – Hold the space-bar
  • Rotate Your Image – Click the letter “R” on your keyboard, then click and drag your mouse
  • Rotate in 15 degree increments – Make sure your rotate tool (R) is selected + hold shift and drag your mouse

Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts: General Tips & Shortcuts

  • Unlock your background layer – Double click your background layer and Click the “enter” key or simply click on the lock icon on your background layer.
  • Rulers – Command/Ctrl + R
  • Create Guides – Click and drag from the rulers while they are visible. This works both on the vertical and horizontal axis
  • Hide/Show Guides – Command/Ctrl + H
  • Undo – Command/Ctrl + Z (quick tip: use this keyboard shortcut over and over again to toggle your last history state)
  • Multiple Undos – Command/Ctrl + Alt/Opt + Z 
  • Gradient Tool – Hit the letter “G” on your keyboard
  • Gradient Tool with straight gradient – While the gradient tool is selected, hold “Shift” then click and drag
  • Crop Tool – Hit the letter “C” on your keyboard (Quick Tip: make sure to uncheck “Delete cropped pixels”)
  • Access Photoshop Tool subsets – Hold the shift key, then press the keyboard shortcut for the tool you are trying to access. Doing so multiple times will let you toggle between the sets of tools available in any given panel. For example hitting the letter “J” on your keyboard would let you healing brush tool. If you hold the shift key + Click the letter “J” on your keyboard, you will cycle all of the healing brush tool subsets. The helpful shortcut works for all of the tools in the tool panel that have more than one tool available.
  • Quick Tip: Hover of the tools panel to reveal the keyboard shortcut for the tool your hovering over
Photoshop shortcut key

Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts: Brush Tool

  • Brush – Click the letter “B” on your keyboard
  • Make brush tool bigger – Click the ] key on your keyboard (right bracket key)
  • Make brush tool smaller – Click the [  key on your keyboard (left bracket key)
  • Brush Resize (PC) – Right Click + Alt + Drag left or right
  • Brush Softness (PC) – Right Click + Alt + Drag up or down
  • Brush Resize (Mac) – Command + Option + Drag left or right
  • Brush Softness (Mac) – Command + Option + Drag up or down
  • Brush settings – Simply right click while you have the brush tool selected. Hit the “enter” key to exit this panel
  • Sample colors while using the brush tool – Hold the Option/Alt key to temporarily switch to the eye dropper tool

Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts: Color

  • Eyedropper Tool – Click the letter “I” on your keyboard
  • Toggle Foreground/Background Color – Click the letter “X” key on your keyboard
  • Default Colors – Hit the letter “D” on your keyboard

Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts: Selection Tools

  • Magic Wand Tool – Hit the letter “W” on your keyboard
  • Add to Selection – Hold Shift key while using a selection tool
  • Marquee Selection Tool – Hit the letter “M” on your keyboard
  • Deselect – Command/Ctrl + D
  • Lasso Tool – Hit the letter “L” on your keyboard
  • Pen Tool – Hit the letter “P” on your keyboard
  • Load Pen Path Selection – Once you have a closed path, hit Command/Ctrl + Enter to load the selection
  • Create Bezier Curve – With the pen tool selected (letter P) click to add an anchor point, then click and drag to add another 

Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts: Retouching Tools

  • Healing Brush Tool – Hit the letter “J” on your keyboard
  • Toggle between Healing Brush Subsets – Hold Shift + hit the letter “J” on your keyboard
  • Healing Brush sample point – Hold Option/Alt, then click to choose a sample point
  • Clone Stamp Tool – Hit the letter “S” on your keyboard
  • Clone Stamp Tool sample point – Hold Option/Alt, then click to choose a sample point

Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts: Transform Tools

  • Free Transform – Command/Ctrl + T 
  • Scale Proportionately – Hold the “Shift” key when you’re in the free transform mode
  • Scale from the center point of the image – Hold Shift + Option/Alt

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