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Adobe Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts – Categorized Complete List (All Versions) for Windows & MAC

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Here are all the keyboard shortcuts which you can use in Adobe Photoshop (All Versions). The list below is categorized thus you can easily understand about shortcuts for every function in Adobe Photoshop.

Note: Some of the keyboard shortcuts below would not work on older version of Adobe Photoshop. But most are working perfectly.

Here below are the list of Adobe Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows & MAC as well.


Function keys

ResultWindowsMac OS
Start HelpF1Help key
Undo/RedoF1
CutF2F2
CopyF3F3
PasteF4F4
Show/Hide Brush panelF5F5
Show/Hide Color panelF6F6
Show/Hide Layers panelF7F7
Show/Hide Info panelF8F8
Show/Hide Actions panelF9Option + F9
RevertF12F12
FillShift + F5Shift + F5
Feather SelectionShift + F6Shift + F6
Inverse SelectionShift + F7Shift + F7

 

Keys for selecting tools

Holding down a key temporarily activates a tool. Letting go of the key returns to the previous tool. To customize shortcuts, see Define new keyboard shortcuts. To view keyboard shortcuts for features that were introduced in Photoshop CS6, see Key shortcuts for CS6 features.

Note: In rows with multiple tools, repeatedly press the same shortcut to toggle through the group.

ResultWindowsMac OS
Cycle through tools with the same shortcut keyShift-press shortcut key (if Use Shift Key for Tool Switch preference is selected)Shift-press shortcut key (if Use Shift Key for Tool Switch preference is selected)
Cycle through hidden toolsAlt-click + tool (except Add Anchor Point, Delete Anchor Point, and Convert Point tools)Option-click + tool (except Add Anchor Point, Delete Anchor Point, and Convert Point tools)
Move toolVV
Rectangular Marquee tool

Elliptical Marquee tool

MM
Lasso tool

Polygonal Lasso tool

Magnetic Lasso tool

LL
Magic Wand tool

Quick Selection tool

WW
Crop tool

Slice tool

Slice Select tool

CC
Eyedropper tool

Color Sampler tool

Ruler tool

Note tool

Count tool*

II
Spot Healing Brush tool

Healing Brush tool

Patch tool

Red Eye tool

JJ
Brush tool

Pencil tool

Color Replacement tool

Mixer Brush tool

BB
Clone Stamp tool

Pattern Stamp tool

SS
History Brush tool

Art History Brush tool

YY
Eraser tool

Background Eraser tool

Magic Eraser tool

EE
Gradient tool

Paint Bucket tool

GG
Dodge tool

Burn tool

Sponge tool

OO
Pen tool

Freeform Pen tool

PP
Horizontal Type tool

Vertical Type tool

Horizontal Type mask tool

Vertical Type mask tool

TT
Path Selection tool

Direct Selection tool

AA
Rectangle tool

Rounded Rectangle tool

Ellipse tool

Polygon tool

Line tool

Custom Shape tool

UU
3D Object Rotate tool*

3D Object Roll tool*

3D Object Pan tool*

3D Object Slide tool*

3D Object Scale tool*

KK
3D Camera Rotate tool*

3D Camera Roll tool*

3D Camera Pan tool*

3D Camera Walk tool*

3D Camera Zoom*

NN
Hand toolHH
Rotate View toolRR
Zoom toolZZ
Use same shortcut key for Liquify

*Photoshop Extended only

This partial list provides shortcuts that don’t appear in menu commands or tool tips.

ResultWindowsMac OS
Cycle through open documentsControl + TabControl + Tab
Switch to previous documentShift + Control + TabShift + Command + `(grave accent)
Close a file in Photoshop and open BridgeShift-Control-WShift-Command-W
Toggle between Standard mode and Quick Mask modeQQ
Toggle (forward) between Standard screen mode, Full screen mode with menu bar, and Full screen modeFF
Toggle (backward) between Standard screen mode, Full screen mode with menu bar, and Full screen modeShift + FShift + F
Toggle (forward) canvas colorSpacebar + F (or right-click canvas background and select color)Spacebar + F (or Control-click canvas background and select color)
Toggle (backward) canvas colorSpacebar + Shift + FSpacebar + Shift + F
Fit image in windowDouble-click Hand toolDouble-click Hand tool
Magnify 100%Double-click Zoom tool or

Ctrl + 1

Double-click Zoom tool or

Command + 1

Switch to Hand tool (when not in text-edit mode)SpacebarSpacebar
Simultaneously pan multiple documents with Hand toolShift-dragShift-drag
Switch to Zoom In toolControl + spacebarCommand + spacebar
Switch to Zoom Out toolAlt + spacebarOption + spacebar
Move Zoom marquee while dragging with the Zoom toolSpacebar-dragSpacebar-drag
Apply zoom percentage, and keep zoom percentage box activeShift + Enter in Navigator panel zoom percentage boxShift + Return in Navigator panel zoom percentage box
Zoom in on specified area of an imageControl-drag over preview in Navigator panelCommand-drag over preview in Navigator panel
Temporarily zoom into an imageHold down H and then click in the image and hold down the mouse buttonHold down H and then click in the image and hold down the mouse button
Scroll image with Hand toolSpacebar-drag, or drag view area box in Navigator panelSpacebar-drag, or drag view area box in Navigator panel
Scroll up or down 1 screenPage Up or Page DownPage Up or Page Down
Scroll up or down 10 unitsShift + Page Up or Page DownShift + Page Up or Page Down
Move view to upper-left corner or lower-right cornerHome or EndHome or End
Toggle layer mask on/off as rubylith (layer mask must be selected)\ (backslash)\ (backslash)
Hold down Ctrl (Windows) or Command (Mac OS) to scroll left (Page Up) or right (Page Down)

Keys for Puppet Warp

This partial list provides shortcuts that don’t appear in menu commands or tool tips.

ResultWindowsMac OS
Cancel completelyEscEsc
Undo last pin adjustmentCtrl + ZCommand + Z
Select all pinsCtrl + ACommand + A
Deselect all pinsCtrl + DCommand + D
Select multiple pinsShift-clickShift-click
Move multiple selected pinsShift-dragShift-drag
Temporarily hide pinsHH

Keys for Refine Edge

ResultWindowsMac OS
Open the Refine Edge dialog boxControl + Alt + RCommand + Option + R
Cycle (forward) through preview modesFF
Cycle (backward) through preview modesShift + FShift + F
Toggle between original image and selection previewXX
Toggle between original selection and refined versionPP
Toggle radius preview on and offJJ
Toggle between Refine Radius and Erase Refinements toolsShift + EShift + E

ResultWindowsMac OS
Apply a new filter on top of selectedAlt-click a filterOption-click a filter
Open/close all disclosure trianglesAlt-click a disclosure triangleOption-click a disclosure triangle
Change Cancel button to DefaultControlCommand
Change Cancel button to ResetAltOption
Undo/RedoControl + ZCommand + Z
Step forwardControl + Shift + ZCommand + Shift + Z
Step backwardControl + Alt + ZCommand + Option + Z

Keys for Liquify

ResultWindowsMac OS
Forward Warp toolWW
Reconstruct toolRR
Twirl Clockwise toolCC
Pucker toolSS
Bloat toolBB
Push Left toolOO
Mirror toolMM
Turbulence toolTT
Freeze Mask toolFF
Thaw Mask toolDD
Reverse direction for Bloat, Pucker, Push Left, and Mirror toolsAlt + toolOption + tool
Continually sample the distortion

 

Alt-drag in preview with Reconstruct tool, Displace, Amplitwist, or Affine mode selectedOption-drag in preview with Reconstruct tool, Displace, Amplitwist, or Affine mode selected
Decrease/increase brush size by 2, or density, pressure, rate, or turbulent jitter by 1Down Arrow/Up Arrow in Brush Size, Density, Pressure, Rate, or Turbulent Jitter text boxDown Arrow/Up Arrow in Brush Size, Density, Pressure, Rate, or Turbulent Jitter text box
Decrease/increase brush size by 2, or density, pressure, rate, or turbulent jitter by 1Left Arrow/Right Arrow with Brush Size, Density, Pressure, Rate, or Turbulent Jitter slider showingLeft Arrow/Right Arrow with Brush Size, Density, Pressure, Rate, or Turbulent Jitter slider showing
Cycle through controls on right from topTabTab
Cycle through controls on right from bottomShift + TabShift + Tab
Change Cancel to ResetAltOption
Hold down Shift to decrease/increase by 10
ResultWindowsMac OS
Zoom 2x (temporary)XX
Zoom inControl + + (plus)Command + + (plus)
Zoom outControl + – (hyphen)Command + – (hyphen)
Fit in viewControl + 0 (zero), Double-click Hand toolCommand + 0 (zero), Double-click Hand tool
Zoom to center at 100%Double-click Zoom toolDouble-click Zoom tool
Increase brush size (Brush, Stamp tools)]]
Decrease brush size (Brush, Stamp tools)[[
Increase brush hardness (Brush, Stamp tools)Shift + ]Shift + ]
Decrease brush hardness (Brush, Stamp tools)Shift + [Shift + [
Undo last actionControl + ZCommand + Z
Redo last actionControl + Shift + ZCommand + Shift + Z
Deselect allControl + DCommand + D
Hide selection and planesControl + HCommand + H
Move selection 1 pixelArrow keysArrow keys
Move selection 10 pixelsShift + arrow keysShift + arrow keys
CopyControl + CCommand + C
PasteControl + VCommand + V
Repeat last duplicate and moveControl + Shift + TCommand + Shift + T
Create a floating selection from the current selectionControl + Alt + T
Fill a selection with image under the pointerControl-dragCommand-drag
Create a duplicate of the selection as a floating selectionControl + Alt-dragCommand + Option-drag
Constrain selection to a 15° rotationAlt + Shift to rotateOption + Shift to rotate
Select a plane under another selected planeControl-click the planeCommand-click the plane
Create 90 degree plane off parent planeControl-dragCommand-drag
Delete last node while creating planeBackspaceDelete
Make a full canvas plane, square to the cameraDouble-click the Create Plane toolDouble-click the Create Plane tool
Show/hide measurements (Photoshop Extended only)Control + Shift + HCommand + Shift + H
Export to a DFX file (Photoshop Extended only)Control + ECommand + E
Export to a 3DS file (Photoshop Extended only)Control + Shift + ECommand + Shift + E

Keys for the Camera Raw dialog box

Note:

Holding down a key temporarily activates a tool. Letting go of the key returns to the previous tool.

ResultWindowsMac OS
Zoom toolZZ
Hand toolHH
White Balance toolII
Color Sampler toolSS
Crop toolCC
Straighten toolAA
Spot Removal toolBB
Red Eye Removal toolEE
Basic panelCtrl + Alt + 1Command + Option + 1
Tone Curve panelCtrl + Alt + 2Command + Option + 2
Detail panelCtrl + Alt + 3Command + Option + 3
HSL/Grayscale panelCtrl + Alt + 4Command + Option + 4
Split Toning panelCtrl + Alt + 5Command + Option + 5
Lens Corrections panelCtrl + Alt + 6Command + Option + 6
Camera Calibration panelCtrl + Alt + 7Command + Option + 7
Presets panelCtrl + Alt + 9Command + Option + 9 (Mac OS Universal Access zoom shortcut must be disabled in System Preferences)
Open Snapshots panelCtrl + Alt + 9Command + Option + 9
Parametric Curve Targeted Adjustment toolCtrl + Alt + Shift + TCommand + Option + Shift + T
Hue Targeted Adjustment toolCtrl + Alt + Shift + HCommand + Option + Shift + H
Saturation Targeted Adjustment toolCtrl + Alt + Shift + SCommand + Option + Shift + S
Luminance Targeted Adjustment toolCtrl + Alt + Shift + LCommand + Option + Shift + L
Grayscale Mix Targeted Adjustment toolCtrl + Alt + Shift + GCommand + Option + Shift + G
Last-used Targeted Adjustment toolTT
Adjustment Brush toolKK
Graduated Filter toolGG
Increase/decrease brush size] / [] / [
Increase/decrease brush featherShift + ] / Shift + [Shift + ] / Shift + [
Increase/decrease Adjustment Brush tool flow in increments of 10= (equal sign) / – (hyphen)= (equal sign) / – (hyphen)
Temporarily switch from Add to Erase mode for the Adjustment Brush tool, or from Erase to Add modeAltOption
Increase/decrease temporary Adjustment Brush tool sizeAlt + ] / Alt + [Option + ] / Option + [
Increase/decrease temporary Adjustment Brushtool featherAlt + Shift + ] / Alt + Shift + [Option + Shift + ] / Option + Shift + [
Increase/decrease temporary Adjustment Brush tool flow in increments of 10Alt + = (equal sign) / Alt + – (hyphen)Option = (equal sign) / Option + – (hyphen)
Switch to New mode from Add or Erase mode of the Adjustment Brush tool or the Graduated FilterNN
Toggle Auto Mask for Adjustment Brush toolMM
Toggle Show Mask for Adjustment Brush toolYY
Toggle pins for Adjustment Brush toolVV
Toggle overlay for Graduated Filter, Spot Removal tool, or Red Eye Removal tool.VV
Rotate image leftL or Ctrl + ]L or Command + ]
Rotate image rightR or Ctrl + [R or Command + [
Zoom inCtrl + + (plus)Command + + (plus)
Zoom outCtrl + – (hyphen)Command + – (hyphen)
Temporarily switch to Zoom In tool

(Doesn’t work when Straighten tool is selected. If Crop tool is active, temporarily switches to Straighten tool.)

CtrlCommand
Temporarily switch to Zoom Out tool and change the Open Image button to Open Copy and the Cancel button to Reset.AltOption
Toggle previewPP
Full screen modeFF
Temporarily activate the White Balance tool and change the Open Image button to Open Object.

(Does not work if Crop tool is active)

ShiftShift
Select multiple points in Curves panelClick the first point; Shift-click additional pointsClick the first point; Shift-click additional points
Add point to curve in Curves panelControl-click in previewCommand-click in preview
Move selected point in Curves panel (1 unit)Arrow keysArrow keys
Move selected point in Curves panel (10 units)Shift-arrowShift-arrow
Open selected images in Camera Raw dialog box from BridgeCtrl + RCommand + R
Open selected images from Bridge bypassing Camera Raw dialog boxShift + double-click imageShift + double-click image
Display highlights that will be clipped in PreviewAlt-drag Exposure, Recovery, or Black slidersOption-drag Exposure, Recovery, or Black sliders
Highlight clipping warningOO
Shadows clipping warningUU
(Filmstrip mode) Add 1 – 5 star ratingCtrl +1 – 5Command + 1 – 5
(Filmstrip mode) Increase/decrease ratingCtrl +. (period) / Ctrl+, (comma)Command + . (period) / Command+, (comma)
(Filmstrip mode) Add red labelCtrl + 6Command + 6
(Filmstrip mode) Add yellow labelCtrl + 7Command + 7
(Filmstrip mode) Add green labelCtrl + 8Command + 8
(Filmstrip mode) Add blue labelCtrl + 9Command + 9
(Filmstrip mode) Add purple labelCtrl + Shift + 0Command + Shift + 0
Camera Raw preferencesCtrl + KCommand + K
Deletes Adobe Camera Raw preferencesCtrl + Alt (on open)Option + Shift (on open)

Keys for the Black-and-White dialog box

ResultWindowsMac OS
Open the Black-and-White dialog boxShift + Control + Alt + BShift + Command + Option+ B
Increase/decrease selected value by 1%Up Arrow/Down ArrowUp Arrow/Down Arrow
Increase/decrease selected value by 10%Shift + Up Arrow/Down ArrowShift + Up Arrow/Down Arrow
Change the values of the closest color sliderClick-drag on the imageClick-drag on the image

Keys for Curves

ResultWindowsMac OS
Open the Curves dialog boxControl + MCommand + M
Select next point on the curve+ (plus)+ (plus)
Select the previous point on the curve– (minus)– (minus)
Select multiple points on the curveShift-click the pointsShift-click the points
Deselect a pointControl + DCommand + D
To delete a point on the curveSelect a point and press DeleteSelect a point and press Delete
Move the selected point 1 unitArrow keysArrow keys
Move the selected point 10 unitsShift + Arrow keysShift + Arrow keys
Display highlights and shadows that will be clippedAlt-drag black/white point slidersOption-drag black/white point sliders
Set a point to the composite curveControl-click the imageCommand-click the image
Set a point to the channel curvesShift + Control-click the imageShift + Command-click the image
Toggle grid sizeAlt-click the fieldOption-click the field

This partial list provides shortcuts that don’t appear in menu commands or tool tips.

ResultWindowsMac OS
Reposition marquee while selectingAny marquee tool (except single column and single row) + spacebar-dragAny marquee tool (except single column and single row) + spacebar-drag
Add to a selectionAny selection tool + Shift-dragAny selection tool + Shift-drag
Subtract from a selectionAny selection tool + Alt-dragAny selection tool + Option-drag
Intersect a selectionAny selection tool (except Quick Selection tool) + Shift-Alt-dragAny selection tool (except Quick Selection tool) + Shift-Option-drag
Constrain marquee to square or circle (if no other selections are active)Shift-dragShift-drag
Draw marquee from center (if no other selections are active)Alt-dragOption-drag
Constrain shape and draw marquee from centerShift + Alt-dragShift + Option-drag
Switch to Move toolControl (except when Hand, Slice, Path, Shape, or any Pen tool is selected)Command (except when Hand, Slice, Path, Shape, or any Pen tool is selected)
Switch from Magnetic Lasso tool to Lasso toolAlt-dragOption-drag
Switch from Magnetic Lasso tool to polygonal Lasso toolAlt-clickOption-click
Apply/cancel an operation of the Magnetic LassoEnter/Esc or Control + . (period)Return/Esc or Command + . (period)
Move copy of selectionMove tool + Alt-drag selectionMove tool + Option-drag selection‡
Move selection area 1 pixelAny selection + Right Arrow, Left Arrow, Up Arrow, or Down ArrowAny selection + Right Arrow, Left Arrow, Up Arrow, or Down Arrow
Move selection 1 pixelMove tool + Right Arrow, Left Arrow, Up Arrow, or Down Arrow†‡Move tool + Right Arrow, Left Arrow, Up Arrow, or Down Arrow†‡
Move layer 1 pixel when nothing selected on layerControl + Right Arrow, Left Arrow, Up Arrow, or Down ArrowCommand + Right Arrow, Left Arrow, Up Arrow, or Down Arrow
Increase/decrease detection widthMagnetic Lasso tool + [ or ]Magnetic Lasso tool + [ or ]
Accept cropping or exit croppingCrop tool + Enter or EscCrop tool + Return or Esc
Toggle crop shield off and on/ (forward slash)/ (forward slash)
Make protractorRuler tool + Alt-drag end pointRuler tool + Option-drag end point
Snap guide to ruler ticks (except when View > Snap is unchecked)Shift-drag guideShift-drag guide
Convert between horizontal and vertical guideAlt-drag guideOption-drag guide
Hold down Shift to move 10 pixels

Applies to shape tools


Keys for transforming selections, selection borders, and paths

This partial list provides shortcuts that don’t appear in menu commands or tool tips.

ResultWindowsMac OS
Transform from center or reflectAltOption
ConstrainShiftShift
DistortControlCommand
ApplyEnterReturn
CancelControl + . (period) or EscCommand + . (period) or Esc
Free transform with duplicate dataControl + Alt + TCommand + Option + T
Transform again with duplicate dataControl + Shift + Alt + TCommand + Shift + Option + T

 

Keys for editing paths

This partial list provides shortcuts that don’t appear in menu commands or tool tips.

 

ResultWindowsMac OS
Select multiple anchor pointsDirect selection tool + Shift-clickDirect selection tool + Shift-click
Select entire pathDirect selection tool + Alt-clickDirect selection tool + Option-click
Duplicate a pathPen (any Pen tool), Path Selection or Direct Selection tool + Control + Alt-dragPen (any Pen tool), Path Selection or Direct Selection tool + Command + Option-drag
Switch from Path Selection, Pen, Add Anchor Point, Delete Anchor Point, or Convert Point tools to Direct Selection toolControlCommand
Switch from Pen tool or Freeform Pen tool to Convert Point tool when pointer is over anchor or direction pointAltOption
Close pathMagnetic Pen tool-double-clickMagnetic Pen tool-double-click
Close path with straight-line segmentMagnetic Pen tool + Alt-double-clickMagnetic Pen tool + Option-double-click

Keys for painting

This partial list provides shortcuts that don’t appear in menu commands or tool tips.

ResultWindowsMac OS
Select foreground color from color pickerAny painting tool + Shift + Alt + right-click and dragAny painting tool + Control + Option + Command and drag
Select foreground color from image with Eyedropper toolAny painting tool + Alt or any shape tool + Alt (except when Paths option is selected)Any painting tool + Option or any shape tool + Option (except when Paths option is selected)
Select background colorEyedropper tool + Alt-clickEyedropper tool + Option-click
Color sampler toolEyedropper tool + ShiftEyedropper tool + Shift
Deletes color samplerColor sampler tool + Alt-clickColor sampler tool + Option-click
Sets opacity, tolerance, strength, or exposure for painting modeAny painting or editing tool + number keys (e.g., 0 = 100%, 1 = 10%, 4 then 5 in quick succession = 45%) (when airbrush option is enabled, use Shift + number keys)Any painting or editing tool + number keys (e.g., 0 = 100%, 1 = 10%, 4 then 5 in quick succession = 45%) (when airbrush option is enabled, use Shift + number keys)
Sets flow for painting modeAny painting or editing tool + Shift + number keys (e.g., 0 = 100%, 1 = 10%, 4 then 5 in quick succession = 45%) (when airbrush option is enabled, omit Shift)Any painting or editing tool + Shift + number keys (e.g., 0 = 100%, 1 = 10%, 4 then 5 in quick succession = 45%) (when airbrush option is enabled, omit Shift)
Mixer Brush changes Mix settingAlt + Shift + numberOption + Shift + number
Mixer Brush changes Wet settingNumber keysNumber keys
Mixer Brush changes Wet and Mix to zero0000
Cycle through blending modesShift + + (plus) or – (minus)Shift + + (plus) or – (minus)
Open Fill dialog box on background or standard layerBackspace or Shift + BackspaceDelete or Shift + Delete
Fill with foreground or background colorAlt + Backspace or Control + BackspaceOption + Delete or Command + Delete
Fill from historyControl + Alt + BackspaceCommand + Option + Delete
Displays Fill dialog boxShift + BackspaceShift + Delete
Lock transparent pixels on/off/ (forward slash)/ (forward slash)
Connects points with a straight lineAny painting tool + Shift-clickAny painting tool + Shift-click
Hold down Shift to preserve transparency

Keys for blending modes

ResultWindowsMac OS
Cycle through blending modesShift + + (plus) or – (minus)Shift + + (plus) or – (minus)
NormalShift + Alt + NShift + Option + N
DissolveShift + Alt + IShift + Option + I
Behind (Brush tool only)Shift + Alt + QShift + Option + Q
Clear (Brush tool only)Shift + Alt + RShift + Option + R
DarkenShift + Alt + KShift + Option + K
MultiplyShift + Alt + MShift + Option + M
Color BurnShift + Alt + BShift + Option + B
Linear BurnShift + Alt + AShift + Option + A
LightenShift + Alt + GShift + Option + G
ScreenShift + Alt + SShift + Option + S
Color DodgeShift + Alt + DShift + Option + D
Linear DodgeShift + Alt + WShift + Option + W
OverlayShift + Alt + OShift + Option + O
Soft LightShift + Alt + FShift + Option + F
Hard LightShift + Alt + HShift + Option + H
Vivid LightShift + Alt + VShift + Option + V
Linear LightShift + Alt + JShift + Option + J
Pin LightShift + Alt + ZShift + Option + Z
Hard MixShift + Alt + LShift + Option + L
DifferenceShift + Alt + EShift + Option + E
ExclusionShift + Alt + XShift + Option + X
HueShift + Alt + UShift + Option + U
SaturationShift + Alt + TShift + Option + T
ColorShift + Alt + CShift + Option + C
LuminosityShift + Alt + YShift + Option + Y
DesaturateSponge tool + Shift + Alt + DSponge tool + Shift + Option + D
SaturateSponge tool + Shift + Alt + SSponge tool + Shift + Option + S
Dodge/burn shadowsDodge tool/Burn tool + Shift + Alt + SDodge tool/Burn tool + Shift + Option + S
Dodge/burn midtonesDodge tool/Burn tool + Shift + Alt + MDodge tool/Burn tool + Shift + Option + M
Dodge/burn highlightsDodge tool/Burn tool + Shift + Alt + HDodge tool/Burn tool + Shift + Option + H
Set blending mode to Threshold for bitmap images, Normal for all other imagesShift + Alt + NShift + Option + N

Keys for selecting and editing text

ResultWindowsMac OS
Move type in imageControl-drag type when Type layer is selectedCommand-drag type when Type layer is selected
Select 1 character left/right or 1 line down/up, or 1 word left/rightShift + Left Arrow/Right Arrow or Down Arrow/Up Arrow, or Control + Shift + Left Arrow/Right ArrowShift + Left Arrow/Right Arrow or Down Arrow/Up Arrow, or Command + Shift + Left Arrow/Right Arrow
Select characters from insertion point to mouse click pointShift-clickShift-click
Move 1 character left/right, 1 line down/up, or 1 word left/rightLeft Arrow/Right Arrow, Down Arrow/Up Arrow, or Control + Left Arrow/Right ArrowLeft Arrow/Right Arrow, Down Arrow/Up Arrow, or Command + Left Arrow/Right Arrow
Create a new text layer, when a text layer is selected in the Layers panelShift-clickShift-click
Select a word, line, paragraph, or storyDouble-click, triple-click, quadruple-click, or quintuple-clickDouble-click, triple-click, quadruple-click, or quintuple-click
Show/Hide selection on selected typeControl + HCommand + H
Display the bounding box for transforming text when editing text, or activate Move tool if cursor is inside the bounding boxControlCommand
Scale text within a bounding box when resizing the bounding boxControl-drag a bounding box handleCommand-drag a bounding box handle
Move text box while creating text boxSpacebar-dragSpacebar-drag

Keys for formatting type

ResultWindowsMac OS
Align left, center, or rightHorizontal Type tool + Control + Shift + L, C, or RHorizontal Type tool + Command + Shift + L, C, or R
Align top, center, or bottomVertical Type tool + Control + Shift + L, C, or RVertical Type tool + Command + Shift + L, C, or R
Choose 100% horizontal scaleControl + Shift + XCommand + Shift + X
Choose 100% vertical scaleControl + Shift + Alt + XCommand + Shift + Option + X
Choose Auto leadingControl + Shift + Alt + ACommand + Shift + Option + A
Choose 0 for trackingControl + Shift + QCommand + Control + Shift + Q
Justify paragraph, left aligns last lineControl + Shift + JCommand + Shift + J
Justify paragraph, justifies allControl + Shift + FCommand + Shift + F
Toggle paragraph hyphenation on/offControl + Shift + Alt + HCommand + Control + Shift + Option + H
Toggle single/every-line composer on/offControl + Shift + Alt + TCommand + Shift + Option + T
Decrease or increase type size of selected text 2 points or pixelsControl + Shift + < or >Command + Shift + < or >
Decrease or increase leading 2 points or pixelsAlt + Down Arrow or Up Arrow††Option + Down Arrow or Up Arrow††
Decrease or increase baseline shift 2 points or pixelsShift + Alt + Down Arrow or Up Arrow††Shift + Option + Down Arrow or Up Arrow††
Decrease or increase kerning/tracking 20/1000 emsAlt + Left Arrow or Right Arrow††Option + Left Arrow or Right Arrow††
Hold down Alt (Win) or Option (Mac OS) to decrease/increase by 10

††Hold down Ctrl (Windows) or Command (Mac OS) to decrease/increase by 10


Keys for slicing and optimizing

ResultWindowsMac OS
Toggle between Slice tool and Slice Selection toolControlCommand
Draw square sliceShift-dragShift-drag
Draw from center outwardAlt-dragOption-drag
Draw square slice from center outwardShift + Alt-dragShift + Option-drag
Reposition slice while creating sliceSpacebar-dragSpacebar-drag
Open context-sensitive menuRight-click sliceControl-click slice

Keys for using panels

This partial list provides shortcuts that don’t appear in menu commands or tool tips.

ResultWindowsMac OS
Set options for new items (except for Actions, Animation, Styles, Brushes, Tool Presets, and Layer Comps panels)Alt-click New buttonOption-click New button
Delete without confirmation (except for the Brush panel)Alt-click Delete buttonOption-click Delete button
Apply value and keep text box activeShift + EnterShift + Return
Show/Hide all panelsTabTab
Show/Hide all panels except the toolbox and options barShift + TabShift + Tab
Highlight options barSelect tool and press EnterSelect tool and press Return
Increase/decrease selected values by 10Shift + Up Arrow/Down ArrowShift + Up Arrow/Down Arrow

Keys for the Actions panel

ResultWindowsMac OS
Turn command on and all others off, or turn all commands onAlt-click the check mark next to a commandOption-click the check mark next to a command
Turn current modal control on and toggle all other modal controlsAlt-clickOption-click
Change action or action set optionsAlt + double-click action or action setOption + double-click action or action set
Display Options dialog box for recorded commandDouble-click recorded commandDouble-click recorded command
Play entire actionControl + double-click an actionCommand + double-click an action
Collapse/expand all components of an actionAlt-click the triangleOption-click the triangle
Play a commandControl-click the Play buttonCommand-click the Play button
Create new action and begin recording without confirmationAlt-click the New Action buttonOption-click the New Action button
Select contiguous items of the same kindShift-click the action/commandShift-click the action/command
Select discontiguous items of the same kindControl-click the action/commandCommand-click the action/command

 

Keys for adjustment layers

Note: If you prefer channel shortcuts starting with Alt/Option + 1 for red, choose Edit > Keyboard Shortcuts, and select Use Legacy Channel Shortcuts. Then restart Photoshop.

ResultWindowsMac OS
Choose specific channel for adjustmentAlt + 3 (red), 4 (green), 5 (blue)Option + 3 (red), 4 (green), 5 (blue)
Choose composite channel for adjustmentAlt + 2Option + 2
Delete adjustment layerDelete or BackspaceDelete
Define Auto options for Levels or CurvesAlt-click Auto buttonOption-click Auto button

 

Keys for the Animation panel in Frames mode

ResultWindowsMac OS
Select/deselect multiple contiguous framesShift-click second frameShift-click second frame
Select/deselect multiple discontiguous framesControl-click multiple framesCommand-click multiple frames
Paste using previous settings without displaying the dialog boxAlt + Paste Frames command from the Panel pop‑up menuOption + Paste Frames command from the Panel pop‑up menu

Keys for the Animation panel in Timeline Mode (Photoshop Extended)

Note: To enable all shortcuts, choose Enable Timeline Shortcut Keys from the Animation (Timeline) panel menu.

ResultWindowsMac OS
Start playing the timeline or Animation panelSpacebarSpacebar
Switch between timecode and frame numbers (current time view)Alt + click the current-time display in the upper-left corner of the timeline.Option + click the current-time display in the upper-left corner of the timeline.
Expand and collapse list of layersAlt + clickOption + click on list triangles
Jump to the next/previous whole second in timelineHold down the Shift key when clicking the Next/Previous Frame buttons (on either side of the Play button).Hold down the Shift key when clicking the Next/Previous Frame buttons (on either side of the Play button)
Increase playback speedHold down the Shift key while dragging the current time.Hold down the Shift key while dragging the current time.
Decrease playback speedHold down the Control key while dragging the current time.Hold down the Command key while dragging the current time.
Snap an object (keyframe, the current time, layer in point, and so on) to the nearest object in timelineShift-dragShift-drag
Scale (evenly distribute to condensed or extended length) a selected group of multiple keyframesAlt-drag (first or last keyframe in the selection)Option-drag (first or last keyframe in the group)
Back one frameLeft Arrow or Page UpLeft Arrow or Page Up
Forward one frameRight Arrow or Page DownRight Arrow or Page Down
Back ten framesShift + Left Arrow or Shift + Page UpShift + Left Arrow or Shift Page Up
Forward ten framesShift + Right Arrow or Shift + Page DownShift + Right Arrow or Shift + Page Down
Move to the beginning of the timelineHomeHome
Move to the end of the timelineEndEnd
Move to the beginning of the work areaShift + HomeShift + Home
Move to the end of the work areaShift + EndShift + End
Move to In point of the current layerUp ArrowUp Arrow
Move to the Out point of the current layerDown ArrowDown Arrow
Back 1 secondShift + Up ArrowShift + Up Arrow
Foward 1 secondShift + Down ArrowShift + Down Arrow
Return a rotated document to its original orientationEscEsc

Keys for the Brush panel

ResultWindowsMac OS
Delete brushAlt-click brushOption-click brush
Rename brushDouble-click brushDouble-click brush
Change brush sizeAlt + right-click + drag left or rightCtrl + Option + drag left or right
Decrease/increase brush softness/hardnessAlt + right-click + drag up or downCtrl + Option + drag up or down
Select previous/next brush size, (comma) or . (period), (comma) or . (period)
Select first/last brushShift + , (comma) or . (period)Shift + , (comma) or . (period)
Display precise cross hair for brushesCaps Lock or Shift + Caps LockCaps Lock
Toggle airbrush optionShift + Alt + PShift + Option + P

Keys for the Channels panel

Note: If you prefer channel shortcuts starting with Ctrl/Command + 1 for red, choose Edit > Keyboard Shortcuts, and select Use Legacy Channel Shortcuts.

ResultWindowsMac OS
Select individual channelsCtrl + 3 (red), 4 (green), 5 (blue)Command + 3 (red), 4 (green), 5 (blue)
Select composite channelCtrl + 2Command + 2
Load channel as selectionControl-click channel thumbnail, or Alt + Ctrl + 3 (red), 4 (green), 5 (blue)Command-click channel thumbnail, or Option + Command + 3 (red), 4 (green), 5 (blue)
Add to current selectionControl + Shift-click channel thumbnailCommand + Shift-click channel thumbnail
Subtract from current selectionControl + Alt-click channel thumbnailCommand + Option-click channel thumbnail
Intersect with current selectionControl + Shift + Alt-click channel thumbnailCommand + Shift + Option-click channel thumbnail
Set options for Save Selection As Channel buttonAlt-click Save Selection As Channel buttonOption-click Save Selection As Channel button
Create a new spot channelControl-click Create New Channel buttonCommand-click Create New Channel button
Select/deselect multiple color-channel selectionShift-click color channelShift-click color channel
Select/deselect alpha channel and show/hide as a rubylith overlayShift-click alpha channelShift-click alpha channel
Display channel optionsDouble-click alpha or spot channel thumbnailDouble-click alpha or spot channel thumbnail
Toggle composite and grayscale mask in Quick Mask mode~ (tilde)~ (tilde)

Keys for the Clone Source panel

ResultWindowsMac OS
Show Clone Source (overlays image)Alt + ShiftOption + Shift
Nudge Clone SourceAlt + Shift + arrow keysOption + Shift + arrow keys
Rotate Clone SourceAlt + Shift + < or >Option + Shift + < or >
Scale (increase or reduce size) Clone SourceAlt + Shift + [ or ]Option + Shift + [ or ]

 

Keys for the Color panel

ResultWindowsMac OS
Select background colorAlt-click color in color barOption-click color in color bar
Display Color Bar menuRight-click color barControl-click color bar
Cycle through color choicesShift-click color barShift-click color bar

 

Keys for the History panel

ResultWindowsMac OS
Create a new snapshotAlt + New SnapshotOption + New Snapshot
Rename snapshotDouble-click snapshot nameDouble-click snapshot name
Step forward through image statesControl + Shift + ZCommand + Shift + Z
Step backward through image statesControl + Alt + ZCommand + Option + Z
Duplicate any image state, except the current stateAlt-click the image stateOption-click the image state
Permanently clear history (no Undo)Alt + Clear History (in History panel pop‑up menu)Option + Clear History (in History panel pop‑up menu)

Keys for the Info panel

ResultWindowsMac OS
Change color readout modesClick eyedropper iconClick eyedropper icon
Change measurement unitsClick crosshair iconClick crosshair icon

Keys for the Layers panel

ResultWindowsMac OS
Load layer transparency as a selectionControl-click layer thumbnailCommand-click layer thumbnail
Add to current selectionControl + Shift-click layer thumbnailCommand + Shift-click layer thumbnail
Subtract from current selectionControl + Alt-click layer thumbnailCommand + Option-click layer thumbnail
Intersect with current selectionControl + Shift + Alt-click layer thumbnailCommand + Shift + Option-click layer thumbnail
Load filter mask as a selectionControl-click filter mask thumbnailCommand-click filter mask thumbnail
Group layersControl + GCommand + G
Ungroup layersControl + Shift + GCommand + Shift + G
Create/release clipping maskControl + Alt + GCommand + Option + G
Select all layersControl + Alt + ACommand + Option + A
Merge visible layersControl + Shift + ECommand + Shift + E
Create new empty layer with dialog boxAlt-click New Layer buttonOption-click New Layer button
Create new layer below target layerControl-click New Layer buttonCommand-click New Layer button
Select top layerAlt + . (period)Option + . (period)
Select bottom layerAlt + , (comma)Option + , (comma)
Add to layer selection in Layers panelShift + Alt + [ or ]Shift + Option + [ or ]
Select next layer down/upAlt + [ or ]Option + [ or ]
Move target layer down/upControl + [ or ]Command + [ or ]
Merge a copy of all visible layers into target layerControl + Shift + Alt + ECommand + Shift + Option + E
Merge layersHighlight layers you want to merge, then Control + EHighlight the layers you want to merge, then Command + E
Move layer to bottom or topControl + Shift + [ or ]Command + Shift + [ or ]
Copy current layer to layer belowAlt + Merge Down command from the Panel pop‑up menuOption + Merge Down command from the Panel pop‑up menu
Merge all visible layers to a new layer above the currently selected layerAlt + Merge Visible command from the Panel pop‑up menuOption + Merge Visible command from the Panel pop‑up menu
Show/hide this layer/layer group only or all layers/layer groupsRight-click the eye iconControl-click the eye icon
Show/hide all other currently visible layersAlt-click the eye iconOption-click the eye icon
Toggle lock transparency for target layer, or last applied lock/ (forward slash)/ (forward slash)
Edit layer effect/style, optionsDouble-click layer effect/styleDouble-click layer effect/style
Hide layer effect/styleAlt-double-click layer effect/styleOption-double-click layer effect/style
Edit layer styleDouble-click layerDouble-click layer
Disable/enable vector maskShift-click vector mask thumbnailShift-click vector mask thumbnail
Open Layer Mask Display Options dialog boxDouble-click layer mask thumbnailDouble-click layer mask thumbnail
Toggle layer mask on/offShift-click layer mask thumbnailShift-click layer mask thumbnail
Toggle filter mask on/offShift-click filter mask thumbnailShift-click filter mask thumbnail
Toggle between layer mask/composite imageAlt-click layer mask thumbnailOption-click layer mask thumbnail
Toggle between filter mask/composite imageAlt-click filter mask thumbnailOption-click filter mask thumbnail
Toggle rubylith mode for layer mask on/off\ (backslash), or Shift + Alt-click\ (backslash), or Shift + Option-click
Select all type; temporarily select Type toolDouble-click type layer thumbnailDouble-click type layer thumbnail
Create a clipping maskAlt-click the line dividing two layersOption-click the line dividing two layers
Rename layerDouble-click the layer nameDouble-click the layer name
Edit filter settingsDouble-click the filter effectDouble-click the filter effect
Edit the Filter Blending optionsDouble-click the Filter Blending iconDouble-click the Filter Blending icon
Create new layer group below current layer/layer setControl-click New Group buttonCommand-click New Group button
Create new layer group with dialog boxAlt-click New Group buttonOption-click New Group button
Create layer mask that hides all/selectionAlt-click Add Layer Mask buttonOption-click Add Layer Mask button
Create vector mask that reveals all/path areaControl-click Add Layer Mask buttonCommand-click Add Layer Mask button
Create vector mask that hides all or displays path areaControl + Alt-click Add Layer Mask buttonCommand + Option-click Add Layer Mask button
Display layer group propertiesRight-click layer group and choose Group Properties, or double-click groupControl-click the layer group and choose Group Properties, or double-click group
Select/deselect multiple contiguous layersShift-clickShift-click
Select/deselect multiple discontiguous layersControl-clickCommand-click

Note:

If Kotoeri is your Japanese language input method, the “Toggle rubylith mode for layer mask on/off” shortcut starts an action in Kotoeri. Please switch to another mode (for example, “U.S.”) to enable this shortcut.

Keys for the Layer Comps panel

ResultWindowsMac OS
Create new layer comp without the New Layer Comp boxAlt-click Create New Layer Comp buttonOption-click Create New Layer Comp button
Open Layer Comp Options dialog boxDouble-click layer compDouble-click layer comp
Rename in-lineDouble-click layer comp nameDouble-click layer comp name
Select/deselect multiple contiguous layer compsShift-clickShift-click
Select/deselect multiple discontiguous layer compsControl-clickCommand-click

Keys for the Paths panel

ResultWindowsMac OS
Load path as selectionControl-click pathnameCommand-click pathname
Add path to selectionControl + Shift-click pathnameCommand + Shift-click pathname
Subtract path from selectionControl + Alt-click pathnameCommand + Option-click pathname
Retain intersection of path as selectionControl + Shift + Alt-click pathnameCommand + Shift + Option-click pathname
Hide pathControl + Shift + HCommand + Shift + H
Set options for Fill Path with Foreground Color button, Stroke Path with Brush button, Load Path as a Selection button, Make Work Path from Selection button, and Create New Path buttonAlt-click buttonOption-click button

Keys for the Swatches panel

ResultWindowsMac OS
Create new swatch from foreground colorClick in empty area of panelClick in empty area of panel
Set swatch color as background colorControl-click swatchCommand-click swatch
Delete swatchAlt-click swatchOption-click swatch

Keys for 3D tools (Photoshop Extended)

ResultWindowsMac OS
Enable 3D object toolsKK
Enable 3D camera toolsNN
Hide nearest surfaceAlt + Ctrl + XOption + Command + X
Show all surfacesAlt + Shift + Ctrl + XOption + Shift + Command + X

3D Object ToolRight-click (Windows) / Control-click (Mac OS)Alt (Windows) / Option (Mac OS )
RotateChanges to Drag toolChanges to Roll tool
RollChanges to Slide toolChanges to Rotate tool
DragChanges to Orbit toolChanges to Slide tool
SlideChanges to Roll toolChanges to Drag tool
ScaleScales on the Z planeScales on the Z plane

Note:

To scale on the Y plane, hold down the Shift key.

Camera ToolRight-click (Windows) / Control-click (Mac OS)Alt (Windows) / Option (Mac OS )
OrbitChanges to Drag toolChanges to Roll tool
RollChanges to Slide toolChanges to Rotate tool
PanChanges to Orbit toolChanges to Slide tool
WalkChanges to Roll toolChanges to Drag tool

Keys for measurement (Photoshop Extended)

ResultWindowsMac OS
Record a measurementShift + Control + MShift + Command + M
Deselects all measurementsControl + DCommand + D
Selects all measurementsControl + ACommand + A
Hide/show all measurementsShift + Control + HShift + Command + H
Removes a measurementBackspaceDelete
Nudge the measurementArrow keysArrow keys
Nudge the measurement in incrementsShift + arrow keysShift + arrow keys
Extend/shorten selected measurementCtrl + Left/Right Arrow keyCommand + Left/Right Arrow key
Extend/shorten selected measurement in incrementsShift + Ctrl + Left/Right Arrow keyShift + Command + Left/Right Arrow key
Rotate selected measurementCtrl + Up/Down Arrow keyCommand + Up/Down Arrow key
Rotate selected measurement in incrementsShift + Ctrl + Up/Down Arrow keyShift + Command + Up/Down Arrow key

Keys for DICOM files (Photoshop Extended)

ResultWindowsMac OS
Zoom toolZZ
Hand toolHH
Window Level toolWW
Select all framesControl + ACommand + A
Deselect all frames except the current frameControl + DCommand + D
Navigate through framesArrow keysArrow keys

Keys for Extract and Pattern Maker (optional plug-ins)

Result (Extract and Pattern Maker)WindowsMac OS
Fit in windowControl + 0Command + 0
Zoom inControl + + (plus)Command + + (plus)
Zoom outControl + – (hyphen)Command + – (hyphen)
Cycle through controls on right from topTabTab
Cycle through controls on right from bottomShift + TabShift + Tab
Temporarily activate Hand toolSpacebarSpacebar
Change Cancel to ResetAltOption
Result (Extract only)WindowsMac OS
Edge Highlighter toolBB
Fill toolGG
Eyedropper toolII
Cleanup toolCC
Edge Touchup toolTT
Toggle between Edge Highlighter tool and Eraser toolAlt + Edge Highlighter/Eraser toolOption + Edge Highlighter/Eraser tool
Toggle Smart HighlightingControl with Edge Highlighter tool selectedCommand with Edge Highlighter tool selected
Remove current highlightAlt + DeleteOption + Delete
Highlight entire imageControl + DeleteCommand + Delete
Fill foreground area and preview extractionShift-click with Fill tool selectedShift-click with Fill tool selected
Move mask when Edge Touchup tool is selectedControl-dragCommand-drag
Add opacity when Cleanup tool is selectedAlt-dragOption-drag
Toggle Show menu options in preview between Original and ExtractedXX
Enable Cleanup and Edge Touchup tools before previewShift + XShift + X
Cycle through Display menu in preview from top to bottomFF
Cycle through Display menu in preview from bottom to topShift + FShift + F
Decrease/increase brush size by 1Down Arrow/Up Arrow in Brush Size text boxDown Arrow or Up Arrow in Brush Size text box
Decrease/increase brush size by 1Left Arrow/Right Arrow with Brush Size Slider showingLeft Arrow/Right Arrow with Brush Size Slider showing
Set strength of Cleanup or Edge Touch‑up tool0–90–9
Hold down Shift to decrease/increase by 10
Result (Pattern Maker only)WindowsMac OS
Delete current selectionControl + DCommand + D
Undo a selection moveControl + ZCommand + Z
Generate or generate againControl + GCommand + G
Intersect with current selectionShift + Alt + selectShift + Option + select
Toggle view: original/generated patternXX
Go to first tile in Tile HistoryHomeHome
Go to last tile in Tile HistoryEndEnd
Go to previous tile in Tile HistoryLeft Arrow, Page UpLeft Arrow, Page Up
Go to next tile in Tile HistoryRight Arrow, Page DownRight Arrow, Page Down
Delete current tile from Tile HistoryDeleteDelete
Nudge selection when viewing the originalRight Arrow, Left Arrow, Up Arrow, or Down ArrowRight Arrow, Left Arrow, Up Arrow, or Down Arrow
Increase selection nudging when viewing the originalShift + Right Arrow, Left Arrow, Up Arrow, or Down ArrowShift + Right Arrow, Left Arrow, Up Arrow, or Down Arrow

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