Shortcuts for Photoshop

Discussion in 'Graphic Design' started by sphere, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. sphere

    sphere New Member

    Hi all, for those of you who are good with photshop and mult-screened find it easier to use shortcuts
    however this is not the case with newbies so here is a list of shortcuts to help you get started. This is
    most handy when designing your websites in photoshop first.

    + – Add Shape
    - – Subtract Shape
    / – Preserve Transparency (toggle)
    [ - Decrease Brush Size
    ] – Increase Brush Size
    Shift+ [ - Decrease Brush Softness by 25%
    Shift+ ] – Increase Brush Hardness by 25%
    < – Previous Brush
    > – Next Brush
    Shift+ < – First Brush
    Shift+ > – >Last Brush
    1 → 0 – Tool Opacity 10% → 100%
    Shift+1 → 0 – Flow / Airbrush Opacity 10% → 100%
    A – Path / Direct Selection Tool
    B – Brush / Pencil / Color Replacement Tool
    C – Crop Tool
    D – Default Colors
    E – Eraser Tool
    F – Cycle Screen Modes
    G – Gradient / Paint Bucket Tool
    H – Hand Tool
    I – Eyedropper / Sampler / Measure Tool
    J – Spot Healing / Healing / Patch / Red Eye
    K – Slice Tool
    L – Lasso Tool
    M – Marquee Tool
    N – Notes / Audio Annotation Tool
    O – Dodge / Burn / Sponge Tool
    P – Pen / Freeform Pen Tool
    Q – Standard / Quick Mask Mode
    R – Blur / Sharpen / Smudge Tool
    S – Clone / Pattern Stamp Tool
    T – Type Tool (Vertical / Horizontal)
    U – Shape Tool
    V – Move Tool
    W – Magic Wand Tool
    X – Switch Colors
    Y – History / Art History Brush Tool
    Z – Zoom Tool
    Space – >Hand Tool (toggle)
    Ctrl+Space -Zoom In (toggle)
    Alt+Space – Zoom Out (toggle)
    Shift+A – Cycle Path / Direct Selection Tools
    Shift+B – Cycle Brush / Pencil / Color Replacement
    Shift+E – Cycle Eraser Tools
    Shift+F – Menubar (show / hide)
    Shift+G – Toggle Gradient / Paint Bucket Tools
    Shift+ I – Cycle Eyedropper / Sampler / Measure
    Shift+J – Cycle Spot / Healing / Patch / Red Eye
    Shift+K – Toggle Slice / Slice Select Tools
    Shift+L – Cycle Lasso Tools
    Shift+M – Toggle Rectangular / Elliptical Marquee
    Shift+N – Toggle Notes / Audio Annotation Tools
    Shift+O – Cycle Dodge / Burn / Sponge Tools
    Shift+P – Toggle Pen / Freeform Pen Tools
    Shift+R – Cycle Blur / Sharpen / Smudge Tools
    Shift+S – Toggle Clone / Pattern Stamp Tools
    Shift+T – Cycle Type Tools (Vertical / Horizontal)
    Shift+U – Cycle Shape / Line Tools
    Shift+Y – Toggle History / Art History Brush
    Alt+Shift+P – Airbrush (Brush Tool)

    Enjoy all and if you like a thanks will go a long way. Cheers all.
     
  2. M@rc

    M@rc Member

    Thanks for the shortcuts. That's too big of a list for me to remember them all, haha.
    Usefully when I read a tutorial I see them being used and after using the shortcut several times, it eventually sticks in my head, then I forget them after a while.
     
  3. neilhaboush

    neilhaboush New Member

    Great! Thanks for posting! I use photoshop a lot and I needed something so I can better use my time and with these I have a feeling I will be much quicker!
     

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