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Hey Guys, this Photoshop Tutorial is purely showcasing the keyboard shortcuts and commands of Adobe Photoshop CC & CS6

Step 1: Basic Keyboard Commands​ - Photoshop CC CS6 -


WINDOWS

Command = Ctrl

Option = Alt

Control = Right Click

Delete = Backspace

Save As: Command Shift S

Save for Web: Command Shift Option S

Move tool while in painting tool: hold Command

Cross-Hair Cursor on any painting tool: Caps Lock

Lock transparent pixels: / (back slash)

Commit edits when typing: Command Return

Step Back: Command Option Z

Duplicate: Command J

Duplicate all visible Layers: Command Shift Option E

Hide Extras: Command H

Eyedropper while in any paint tool: hold Option

Full-screen: F

Undo: Command Z

Restore Last Selection: Shift Command D

Default Colors: D (black and white)

Flip Foreground and Background colors: X

Hand tool while in another tool: Hold Spacebar

Fill with Background color: Command Delete

Fill with Foreground color: Option Delete

Open Fill dialog box: Shift Delete

Decrease/Increase Brush Size: [ or ]

Deselect: Command D

Step 2: Keyboard Shortcuts & Commands for Painting

WINDOWS
Command = Ctrl

Option = Alt

Control = Right Click

Delete = Backspace

Fill with foreground color: Option Backspace

(Shift Option Delete to fill only opaque pixels)

Fill with background color: Command Delete

Cross-Hair cursor: Caps Lock

Sample as background color: Option (w/ Eyedropper)

Move tool while in any painting tool: hold Command

Eyedropper while in any paint tool: hold Option

Erase to History source state: Option Eraser Tool

Decrease/Increase Brush Size: [ or ]

Decrease/Increase Hardness of Brush: Shift [ or Shift ]

Switch between preset Brushes: < or >

Erase to History source state: Option Eraser Tool

Fill dialog box: Shift Backspace

Cycle through blend modes: Shift + or Shift –

Step 3: Keyboard Commands for Selection in Photoshop

WINDOWS
Command = Ctrl

Option = Alt

Control = Right Click

Delete = Backspace

Select All: Command A

Inverse: Shift Command I

Move Marquee while drawing selection: Hold Space

Restore Last Selection:Command Shift D

Feather Selection: Shift F6Draw Marquee from Center: Hold Option

Deselect: Command D

Subtract from a Selection: Option

Intersect with a Selection: Shift-Option

Add to a Selection: Shift

Select all Opaque Pixels: Command click on Layer Thumbnail

Select layer luminosity: Command Option Shift ~ (2 on Windows)

Move Selection (in 10-pixel Increments): Shift Arrow Keys

Move Selection (in 1-pixel Increments): Arrow Keys

Step 4: Keyboard Commands for Typing in Photoshop

WINDOWS
Command = Ctrl

Option = Alt

Control = Right Click

Delete = Backspace

Justify paragraph left aligns last line: Command Shift J

Justify paragraph force the last line: Command Shift F

Underline: Command Shift U

Small Caps: Command Shift H

Show Hide Selection: Command H

Auto leading: Command Shift Option A

Justify paragraph: Command Shift F

Bold / Faux Bold: Command Shift B

Italic / Faux Italic: Command Shift I

0 for tracking: Command Control Shift Q

All Caps (on/off): Command Shift K

Hyphenation (on/off): Command Option Shift H

Align Center: Command Shift C
Align Left: Command Shift L Align Right: Command Shift R

Step 5: Blending Mode Keyboard Commands

WINDOWS

Command = Ctrl

Option = Alt

Control = Right Click

Delete = Backspace

Cycle through blending modes: Shift + or Shift –

Normal: Shift Option N

Dissolve: Shift Option I

Behind (Brush tool only): Shift Option Q

Clear (Brush tool only): Shift Option R

Darken: Shift Option K

Multiply: Shift Option M

Color Burn: Shift Option B

Linear Burn: Shift Option A

Lighten: Shift Option G

Screen: Shift Option S

Color Dodge: Shift Option D

Linear Dodge: Shift Option W

Overlay: Shift Option O

Soft Light: Shift Option F

Hard Light: Shift Option H

Vivid Light: Shift Option V

Linear Light: Shift Option J

Pin Light: Shift Option Z

Hard Mix: Shift Option L

Difference: Shift Option E

Exclusion: Shift Option X

Hue: Shift Option U

Saturation: Shift Option T

Color: Shift Option C

Luminosity: Shift Option Y

Desaturate Sponge tool: Shift Option D

Saturate Sponge tool: Shift Option S

Threshold for bitmap images: Shift Option N

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