Adobe Photoshop CS6 & CC - Essential Keyboard Shortcuts

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Adobe Photoshop CS6 & CC - Essential Keyboard Shortcuts

Windows  |  Mac  |  Universal


File Menu

New

Ctrl + N

Cmd + N

Open

Ctrl + O

Cmd + O

Close

Ctrl + W

Cmd + W

Close All

Alt + Ctrl + W

Opt + Cmd + W

Save

Ctrl + S

Cmd + S

Save As

Shift + Ctrl + S

Shift + Cmd + S

Save for Web

Alt+Shift+Ctrl+S

Opt+Shift+Cmd+S

Print

Ctrl + P

Cmd + P

Exit/Quit

Ctrl + Q

Cmd + Q

Edit Menu

Cut

Ctrl + X

Cmd + X

Copy

Ctrl + C

Cmd + C

Paste

Ctrl + V

Cmd + V

Paste In Place

Shift + Ctrl + V

Shift + Cmd + V

Undo / Redo

Ctrl + Z

Cmd + Z

Content Aware Scale

Alt + Shift + Ctrl + C

Opt + Shift + Cmd + C

Free Transform

Ctrl + T

Cmd + T

Color Settings

Shift + Ctrl + K

Shift + Cmd + K

Preferences

Ctrl + K

Cmd + K

Adjustment Layers

Brightness / Contrast

Levels

Curves

Exposure

Vibrance

Hue / Saturation

Color Balance

Black & White

Photo Filter

Channel Mixer

Color Lookup

Invert

Posterize

Threshold

Selective Color

Gradient Map

Mouse & Keyboard Shortcuts

Quick Mask Mode

Q

Brush Tip Resize

[ or ]

Brush Tip Hardness

Shift + [ or ]

Brush Straight Line

Click and (Shift + Click)

Default Colors

D

Switch FG and BG Colors

X

Hide Toolbox / Panels

Tab or Shift + Tab

Zoom In / Out

Ctrl + Plus(+)

Ctrl + Minus(-)

Magnifier (Zoom Tool)

Z (Zoom In)

Alt  /  Opt (Zoom Out)

Move Canvas Around

Helpful when Zoomed In

Spacebar

Add to a Selection

Shift

Subtract from a Selection

Alt  /  Opt 

Increase/Decrease Value (in any option field) by
1 unit

↑ ↓ (U/D Arrows)

Increase/Decrease Value (in any option field) by
10 units

Shift + ↑ ↓ (U/D Arrows)

Select Menu

Select All

Ctrl + A

Cmd + A

Select All Layers

Alt + Ctrl + A

Opt + Cmd + A

Refine Mask

Alt + Ctrl + R

Opt + Cmd + R

Deselect

Ctrl + D

Cmd + D

Reselect

Shift + Ctrl + D

Shift + Cmd + D

Inverse

Shift + Ctrl + I

Shift + Cmd + I

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