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Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

keyboard-mac-winAlthough there is a giant Mac keyboard directly above this text, all these keyboard shortcuts will work for PC as well. Here are the simple substitutions that need to be made:

Use ALT instead of OPTION, and use CTL instead of CMD.

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General

Although there is a giant Mac keyboard above, all these keyboard shortcuts will work for PC as well. Here are the simple substitutions that need to be made.

  • Default Colors: D (black and white)
  • Flip Foreground and Background colors: X
  • Rotate View: R (Make sure OpenGL setting is turned on in your preferences)
  • Move around image: (hand Tool) Hold Spacebar

Workflow

Although there is a giant Mac keyboard directly above this text, all these keyboard shortcuts will work for PC as well. Here are the simple substitutions that need to be made.

  • Save As: Cmd Shift S
  • Save for Web: Cmd Shift Alt S
  • Undo: Cmd Z
  • Step back: Cmd Alt Z (lets you keep going back)
  • Stamp Visible: Cmd Shift Alt E
  • Hide selection: Cmd H
  • Fullscreen: F

Selections

Although there is a giant Mac keyboard directly above this text, all these keyboard shortcuts will work for PC as well. Here are the simple substitutions that need to be made.

  • Inverse: Shift Cmd I (for selections)
  • Select All: Cmd A
  • Deselect: Cmd D
  • Select Layer: Cmd Click on Thumb

Tool Commands

Although there is a giant Mac keyboard directly above this text, all these keyboard shortcuts will work for PC as well. Here are the simple substitutions that need to be made.

  • Brush Opacity: 1-0
  • Brush Flow:Shift + 1-0
  • Brush Larger: ]
  • Brush Smaller: [
  • Brush Harder: Shift ]
  • Brush Softer: Shift [

Adjustments

Although there is a giant Mac keyboard directly above this text, all these keyboard shortcuts will work for PC as well. Here are the simple substitutions that need to be made.

  • Levels: Cmd L
  • Hue/Sat: Cmd U
  • Curves: Cmd M

Layer Masks

Although there is a giant Mac keyboard directly above this text, all these keyboard shortcuts will work for PC as well. Here are the simple substitutions that need to be made.

  • Select: Cmd Click on thumb
  • Temporarily disable: Shift Click on Thumb
  • Show black and white: Alt Click on Thumb
  • Show quick mask display: Q
  • Fill with Foreground: Alt Del
  • Fill with BG Color: Cmd Del
  • Fill Dialogue: Shift Del

Layers

Although there is a giant Mac keyboard directly above this text, all these keyboard shortcuts will work for PC as well. Here are the simple substitutions that need to be made.

  • Invert: Cmd I
  • Delete Layer: Delete
  • Transform: Cmd T
  • New Layer: Cmd Shift Alt N
  • Duplicate Layer, or if selection is active, Duplicate Selection: Cmd J
  • Transform menu: right click on layer, Cmd T
  • Step and Repeat: Cmd Alt T(first step), Cmd Alt Shift T (second step)
  • Move Layer Up: Cmd ]
  • Move Layer Down: Cmd [
  • Move Layer to Top: Cmd Shift ]
  • Move Layer to Bottom: Cmd Shift [
  • Group Layers: Cmd G