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List of Adobe Photoshop Shortcuts
Published  07/17/2011 | Keyboard Shortcuts | Rating:
List of Adobe Photoshop Shortcuts

Tools

Cycle through tools with the same
shortcut key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + shortcut key
Cycle through hidden tools . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Alt] + Click on tool
Move tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[V]
Rectangular Marquee tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[M]
Elliptical Marquee tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[M]
Lasso tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[L]
Polygonal Lasso tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[L]
Magnetic Lasso tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[L]
Magic Wand tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[W]
Quick Selection tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[W]
Crop tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[C]
Slice tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[K]
Slice Select tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[K]
Spot Healing Brush tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[J]
Healing Brush tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[J]
Patch tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[J]
Red Eye tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[J]
Brush tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[B]
Pencil tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[B]
Color Replacement tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[B]
Clone Stamp tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[S]
Pattern Stamp tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[S]
History Brush tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Y]
Art History Brush tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Y]
Eraser tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[E]
Background Eraser tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[E]
Magic Eraser tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[E]
Gradient tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[G]
Paint Bucket tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[G]
Blur tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[R]
Sharpen tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[R]
Smudge tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[R]
Dodge tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[O]
Burn tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[O]
Sponge tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[O]
Pen tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[P]
Freeform Pen tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[P]
Horizontal Type tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[T]
Vertical Type tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[T]
Horizontal Type mask tool . . . . . . . . . . . . .[T]
Vertical Type mask tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[T]
Path Selection tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[A]
Direct Selection tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[A]
Rectangle tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[U]
Rounded Rectangle tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[U]
Ellipse tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[U]
Polygon tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[U]
Line tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[U]
Custom Shape tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[U]
Notes tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[N]
Audio Annotation tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[N]
Eyedropper tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[I]
Color Sampler tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[I]
Measure tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[I]
Count tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[I]
Hand tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[H]
Zoom tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Z]

The Filter Gallery

Apply a new filter on top of selected . . . .[Alt] + Click a filter
Open/close all disclosure triangles [Alt] + Click a disclosure
triangle
Change Cancel button to Default . . . . . . .[Ctrl]
Change Cancel button to Reset . . . . . . . . .[Alt]
Undo/Redo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Z]
Step forward . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Shift] + [Z]
Step backward . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Alt] + [Z]

The Camera Raw Dialog

Zoom tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Z]
Hand tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[H]
White Balance tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[I]
Color Sampler tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[S]
Crop tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[C]
Straighten tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[A]
Rotate image left . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[L]
Rotate image right . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[R]
Zoom in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [+]
Zoom out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [-]
Temporarily switch to Zoom In tool . . . . .[Ctrl]
(Doesn’t work when Straighten tool is
selected. If Crop tool is active, temporarily
switches to Straighten tool.)
Temporarily active the White Balance
tool (does not work if Crop tool is active) [Shift]
Select multiple points in Curves panel Click the first point;
[Shift] + click additional
points
Add point to curve in Curves panel . . . . . .[Ctrl] + click in preview
Move selected point in Curves panel
(1 unit) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Arrow keys
Move selected point in Curves panel
(10 units) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + Arrow Keys
Open selected images in Camera Raw
dialog box from Bridge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [R]
Open selected images from Bridge
bypassing Camera Raw dialog box . . . . . .[Shift] + double-click
Change Cancel button to Reset and Save
button to bypass Save dialog box . . . . . . . .[Alt]
Display highlights that will be clipped
in Preview [Alt] + drag Exposure,
Recovery, or Black
sliders

Blending Modes

Cycle through blending modes . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [+] OR [–]
Normal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [N]
Dissolve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [I]
Behind (Brush tool only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [Q]
Clear (Brush tool only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [R]
Darken . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [K]
Multiply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [M]
Color Burn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [B]
Linear Burn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [A]
Lighten . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [G]
Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [S]
Color Dodge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [D]
Linear Dodge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [W]
Overlay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [O]
Soft Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [F]
Hard Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [H]
Vivid Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [V]
Linear Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [J]
Pin Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [Z]
Hard Mix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [L]
Difference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [E]
Exclusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [X]
Hue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [U]
Saturation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [T]
Color . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [C]
Luminosity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [Y]
Desaturate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sponge tool + [Shift] +
[Alt] + [D]
Saturate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sponge tool + [Shift] +
[Alt] + [S]
Dodge/burn shadows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dodge tool/Burn tool +
[Shift] + [Alt] + [S]
Dodge/burn midtones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dodge tool/Burn tool +
[Shift] + [Alt] + [M]
Dodge/burn highlights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dodge tool / Burn tool +
[Shift] + [Alt] + [H]
Set blending mode to Threshold for
bitmap images, Normal for all
other images . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [N]

Viewing Images

Cycles through open documents . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Tab]
Close file in Photoshop and open Bridge . .[Shift] + [Ctrl] + [W]
Toggle between Standard mode and
Quick Mask mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Q]
Toggle (forward) between Standard
screen mode, Maximized screen mode,
Full screen mode, and Full screen mode
with menu bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[F]
Toggle (backward) between Standard
screen mode, Maximized screen mode,
Full screen mode, and Full screen mode
with menu bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [F]
Toggle (forward) canvas color [Space] + [F] (or rightclick
canvas back
ground and select color)
Toggle (backward) canvas color . . . . . . . . .[Space] + [Shift] + [F]
Fit image in window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Double-click Hand tool
Magnify 100% . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Double-click Zoom tool
Switch to Hand tool
(when not in text-edit mode) . . . . . . . . . . .[Space]
Switch to Zoom In tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Space]
Switch to Zoom Out tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Alt] + [Space]
Move Zoom marquee while dragging
with the Zoom tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Space] + drag
Apply zoom percentage, and keep zoom
percentage box active . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + Enter in
Navigator palette zoom percentage box
Zoom in on specified area of an image [Ctrl] + drag over
preview in Navigator
palette
Scroll image with Hand tool . . . . . . . . . . . .[Space] + drag
Scroll up or down 1 screen . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Page Up] or [Page Down]
Scroll up or down 10 units [Shift] + [Page Up] or
[Page Down]
Move view to upper left corner or lower
right corner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Home] or [End]
Toggle layer mask on/off as rubylith
(layer mask must be selected) . . . . . . . . . . .[\]

Painting

Eyedropper tool Any painting tool + [Alt]
OR any shape tool + [Alt]
(except when Paths is
selected)
Select background color . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Eyedropper tool + [Alt] +
Click
Color sampler tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Eyedropper tool + [Shift]
Deletes color sampler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Color sampler tool +
[Alt] + Click
Sets opacity, tolerance, strength, or
exposure for painting mode . . . . . . . . . . . .Any painting or editing
tool + number keys (e.g.,
0 = 100%, 1 = 10%, 4
then 5 in quick
succession = 45%)
(When airbrush option
is enabled, use [Shift] +
number keys)
Sets flow for painting mode . . . . . . . . . . . .Any painting or editing
tool + [Shift] + number
keys (for example, 0 =
100%, 1 = 10%,
4 then 5 in
quick succession = 45%)
(When airbrush option
is enabled, omit [Shift])
Cycles through blending modes . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [+] OR [–]
Fills selection/layer with foreground
or background color . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Alt] + [Backspace], or
[Ctrl] + [Backspace]
Fills from history . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Control] + [Alt] +
[Backspace]
Displays Fill dialog box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Backspace]
Lock transparent pixels on/off . . . . . . . . . .[/]
Connects points with a straight line . . . .Any painting tool +
[Shift] + Click

Working With Type

Align left, center, or right . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Horizontal type tool +
[Ctrl] + [Shift] + [L], [C],
or [R]
Align top, center, or bottom . . . . . . . . . . . .Vertical type tool + [Ctrl] +
Shift + [L], [C], or [R]
Return to default font style . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Shift] + [Y]
Choose 100% horizontal scale . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + Shift + [X]
Choose 100% vertical scale . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Shift] + [Alt] + [X]
Choose Auto leading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Shift] + [Alt] + [A]
Choose 0 for tracking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Shift] + [Q]
Justify paragraph, left aligns last line . . .[Ctrl] + [Shift] + [J]
Justify paragraph, justifies all . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Shift] + [F]
Toggle paragraph hyphenation on/off . . .[Ctrl] + [Shift] + [Alt] + [H]
Toggle single/every-line composer on/off .[Ctrl] + [Shift] + [Alt] + [T]
Decrease or increase type size of
selected text 2 points or pixels . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Shift] + [<] or [>]
Decrease or increase leading 2 points
or pixels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Alt] + [Down Arrow] or
[Up Arrow]
Decrease or increase baseline shift 2
points or pixels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [Down
Arrow] or [Up Arrow]
Decrease or increase kerning/
tracking 20/1000 ems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Alt] + [Left Arrow] or
[Right Arrow]

The Layers Palette

Load layer transparency as a selection . . .[Ctrl] + click layer
thumbnail
Load filter mask as a selection . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + click filter mask
thumbnail
Group layers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [G]
Ungroup layers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Shift] + [G]
Create/release clipping mask . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Alt] + [G]
Select all layers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Alt] + [A]
Merge visible layers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Shift] + [E]
Create new empty layer with dialog box .[Alt] + click New Layer
button
Create new layer below target layer . . . . .[Ctrl] + click New Layer
button
Select top layer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Alt] + [.]
Select bottom layer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Alt] + [,]
Add to layer selection in Layers palette . .[Shift] + [Alt] + [[] or []]
Select next layer down/up . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Alt] + [[] or []]
Move target layer down/up . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [[] or []]
Merge a copy of all visible layers into
target layer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Shift] + [Alt] + [E]
Merge down . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [E]
Move layer to bottom or top . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + [Shift] + [[] or[ ]]
Copy current layer to layer below . . . . . . .[Alt] + Merge Down
command from the
Palette pop-up menu
Merge all visible layers to a new layer
above the currently selected layer . . . . . . .[Alt] + Merge Visible
command from the
Palette pop?up menu
Show/hide this layer/layer group only
or all layers/layer groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Right-click on the eye icon
Show/hide all other currently visible
layers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Alt] + click the eye icon
Toggle lock transparency for target
layer, or last applied lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[/]
Edit layer effect/style, options . . . . . . . . . .Double-click layer
effect / style
Hide layer effect/style . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Alt] + double-click layer
effect / style
Edit layer style . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Double-click layer
Disable/enable vector mask . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + click vector
mask thumbnail
Open Layer Mask Display Options
dialog box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Double-click layer mask
thumbnail
Toggle layer mask on/off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + click layer mask
thumbnail
Toggle filter mask on/off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Shift] + click filter
mask thumbnail
Toggle between layer mask/composite
image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Alt] click layer
mask thumbnail
Toggle between filter mask/composite
image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Alt]-click filter mask
thumbnail
Toggle rubylith mode for layer mask
on/off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .\ (backslash), or [Shift] +
[Alt]-click
Select all type; temporarily select
type tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Double-click type layer
thumbnail
Create a clipping mask . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Alt] + click the line
dividing two layers
Rename layer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Double-click the layer
name
Edit filter settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Double-click the filter
effect
Edit the Filter Blending options . . . . . . . .Double-click the Filter
Blending icon
Create new layer set below current
layer/layer set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + click New Layer
Set button
Create new layer set with dialog box . . . .[Alt] + click New Layer
Set button
Create layer mask that hides
all/selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Alt] + click Add Layer
Mask button
Create vector mask that reveals
all/selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + click Add Layer
Mask button
Create vector mask that hides all/selection [Ctrl] + [Alt] +
click Add Layer Mask
button
Display layer group properties . . . . . . . . . .Right-click layer group
or double-click group
Select/deselect multiple contiguous layers [Shift] + click
Select/deselect multiple discontiguous
layers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[Ctrl] + click

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