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Photoshop CC Shortcuts: PC


Draw marquee selection from centerAlt–drag selection
Add to a selectionShift
Subtract from a selectionAlt
Intersect with a selectionShift–Alt
Make copy of selection w/Move toolAlt–drag selection
Make copy of selection when not in Move toolCtrl–Alt–drag selection
Move selection (in 1-pixel increments)Arrow keys
Move selection (in 10-pixel increments)Shift–Arrow keys
Select all opaque pixels on layerCtrl–click on layer thumbnail (in Layers panel)
Reselect last selectionCtrl–Shift–D
Feather selectionShift–F6
Move marquee while drawing selectionHold Spacebar while drawing marquee


Fit on ScreenDouble–click on Hand tool or Ctrl–0
100% View Level (Actual Pixels)Double–click on Zoom tool or Ctrl–1
Zoom inCtrl–Spacebar–click or Ctrl–Plus(+)
Zoom outAlt–Spacebar–click or Ctrl–Minus(–)
Hide/Show all tools and panelsTab
Hide/Show all panels except Tools panel and Options barShift–Tab
Cycle through full screen modesf
Scroll image left or right in windowCtrl–Shift–Page Up/Down
Jump/Zoom to part of ImageCtrl–drag in Navigator panel
Toggle layer mask on/off as rubylith\


Create new layerCtrl–Shift–N
Select non-contiguous layersCtrl–click layers
Select contiguous layersClick one layer, then Shift–click another layer
Delete LayerDelete key (while in the Move tool)
View contents of layer maskAlt–click layer mask icon
Temporarily turn off layer maskShift–click layer mask icon
Clone layer as you move itAlt–drag
Find/Select layer containing objectRight–click on the object w/Move tool
Change layer opacityNumber pad keys (w/Move tool selected)
Cycle down or up through blending modesShift–Plus(+) or Minus(–)
Change to a specific blending mode(w/Move tool) Shift–Alt–letter (i.e.: N=Normal, M=Multiply. etc.)
Switch to layer below/above current layerAlt–[ or Alt–]
Move layer below/above current layerCtrl–[ or Ctrl–]


Select all text on layerDouble–click on T thumbnail in Layers panel
Increase/Decrease size of selected text by 1 ptCtrl–Shift–> or <
Increase/Decrease size of selected text by 5 ptsCtrl–Shift–Alt–> or <
Increase/Decrease kerning/trackingAlt–Right/Left Arrow
Align text left/center/rightCtrl–Shift–L/C/R


Fill selection with Background colorCtrl–Backspace
Fill selection with Foreground colorAlt–Backspace
Fill selection with Foreground color using Lock Transparent PixelsShift–Alt–Backspace
Fill selection with source state in History panelCtrl–Alt–Backspace
Display Fill dialog boxShift–Backspace
Sample as background colorAlt–click w/Eyedropper tool
To get Move toolWhile in any painting/editing tool, hold Ctrl
To get Eyedropper with painting toolsAlt
Change paint opacity (with Airbrush OFF)Number keys
Change paint opacity (with Airbrush ON)Shift–Number keys
Change Airbrush flow (with Airbrush ON)Number keys
Change Airbrush flow (with Airbrush OFF)Shift–Number keys
To get Crosshair CursorWhile in any painting/editing tool, turn Caps Lock on
Decrease/Increase brush size[ or ]
Decrease/Increase hardness of brushShift–[ or Shift–]
Switch between preset brushes< or >
Open Brushes pop-up panelRight–click in image window
Erase to History panel's source stateAlt–Eraser
Cycle down or up through blend modesShift–Plus(+) or Minus(–)
Change to a specific blend modeShift–Alt–letter (i.e.: N=Normal, M=Multiply, etc.)
Create fixed color target from within a dialog boxShift–click in image window
Delete fixed color targetAlt–click on target with Color Sampler tool
Create new Spot Color channel from current selectionCtrl–click on New Channel button in Channels panel

Pen Tool & Paths

To get Direct Selection tool while using Pen toolCtrl
Switch between Add Anchor and Delete Anchor Point toolsAlt
Switch from Path Selection tool to Convert Point tool when pointer is over anchor pointCtrl–Alt
Convert path to a selectionCtrl–click on path name (in Paths panel)


VMove and Artboard tools
MMarquee tools
LLasso tools
WQuick Selection, Magic Wand
CCrop and Slice Tools
IEyedropper, 3D Material Eyedropper, Color Sampler, Ruler, Note, Count
JSpot Healing Brush, Healing Brush, Patch, Content-Aware Move, Red Eye
BBrush, Pencil, Color Replacement, Mixer Brush
SClone Stamp, Pattern Stamp
YHistory Brush, Art History Brush
EEraser tools
GGradient, Paint Bucket, 3D Material Drop
ODodge, Burn, Sponge
PPen tools
TType tools
APath Selection, Direct Selection
URectangle, Rounded Rectangle, Ellipse, Polygon, Line, Custom Shape
RRotate View
DDefault colors
XSwitch Foreground and Background colors
QQuick Mask Mode