List of Adobe Photoshop CC Keyboard Shortcuts

Top List of Adobe Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

For those who use Photoshop or are into graphics I’m sure you all will agree with me that keyboard shortcuts are very important. Knowing keyboard shortcuts will save time and make your work faster at the same time.

Compiled below are list of keyboard shortcuts for Adobe Photoshop CC
Application Menus
New                                                 Ctrl+N
Open                                               Ctrl+O
Browse in Bridge                            Alt+Ctrl+O or Shift+Ctrl+O
Open As                                         Alt+Shift+Ctrl+O
Close                                                Ctrl+W
Close All                                          Alt+Ctrl+W
Close and Go to Bridge               Shift+Ctrl+W
Save                                                Ctrl+S
Save As                                           Shift+Ctrl+S or Alt+Ctrl+S
Save for Web                                 Alt+Shift+Ctrl+S
Revert                                              F12
File Info                                            Alt+Shift+Ctrl+I
Print                                                  Ctrl+P
Print One Copy                                       Alt+Shift+Ctrl+P
Exit                                                    Ctrl+Q
Undo/Redo                                    Ctrl+Z
Step Forward                                 Shift+Ctrl+Z
Step Backward                                       Alt+Ctrl+Z
Fade                                                Shift+Ctrl+F
Cut                                                   Ctrl+X or F2
Copy                                                Ctrl+C or F3
Copy Merged                                Shift+Ctrl+C
Paste                                                Ctrl+V F4
Paste Special >
Paste in Place                                Shift+Ctrl+V
Paste Into                                        Alt+Shift+Ctrl+V
Fill                                                     Shift+F5
Content-Aware Scale                 Alt+Shift+Ctrl+C
Free Transform                               Ctrl+T
Transform >
Again                                              Shift+Ctrl+T
Colour Settings                              Shift+Ctrl+K
Keyboard Shortcuts                      Alt+Shift+Ctrl+K
Menus                                              Alt+Shift+Ctrl+M
Preferences >
General                                          Ctrl+K
Adjustments >
Levels                                               Ctrl+L
Curves                                             Ctrl+M
Hue/Saturation                                       Ctrl+U
Colour Balance                            Ctrl+B
Black & White                                Alt+Shift+Ctrl+B
Invert                                               Ctrl+I
Desaturate                                     Shift+Ctrl+U
Auto Tone                                       Shift+Ctrl+L
Auto Contrast                                Alt+Shift+Ctrl+L
Auto Colour                                   Shift+Ctrl+B
Image Size                                      Alt+Ctrl+I
Canvas Size                                    Alt+Ctrl+C
New >
Layer                                                Shift+Ctrl+N
Layer via Copy                              Ctrl+J
Layer via Cut                                 Shift+Ctrl+J
Create/Release Clipping Mask  Alt+Ctrl+G
Group Layers                                 Ctrl+G
Ungroup Layers                             Shift+Ctrl+G
Arrange >
Bring to Front                                 Shift+Ctrl+]
Bring Forward                                Ctrl+]
Send Backward                            Ctrl+[
Send to Back                                 Shift+Ctrl+[
Merge Layers                                 Ctrl+E
Merge Visible                                 Shift+Ctrl+E
All                                                     Ctrl+A
Deselect                                          Ctrl+D
Reselect                                          Shift+Ctrl+D
Inverse                                             Shift+Ctrl+I or Shift+F7
All Layers                                         Alt+Ctrl+A
Find Layers                                      Alt+Shift+Ctrl+F
Refine Edge                                   Alt+Ctrl+R
Modify >
Feather                                           Shift+F6
Last Filter                                         Ctrl+F
Adaptive Wide Angle                 Alt+Shift+Ctrl+A
Camera Raw Filter                        Shift+Ctrl+A
Lens Correction                             Shift+Ctrl+R
Liquefy                                            Shift+Ctrl+X
Vanishing Point                                       Alt+Ctrl+V
Proof Colours                                  Ctrl+Y
Gamut Warning                            Shift+Ctrl+Y
Zoom In                                           Ctrl++ Ctrl+=
Zoom Out                                                 Ctrl+-
Fit on Screen                                  Ctrl+0
100%                                                Ctrl+1 or Alt+Ctrl+0
Extras                                               Ctrl+H
Show >
Target Path                                    Shift+Ctrl+H
Grid                                                  Ctrl+’
Guides                                                      Ctrl+;
Rulers                                               Ctrl+R
Snap                                                Shift+Ctrl+;
Lock Guides                                   Alt+Ctrl+;
Actions                                            Alt+F9 or F9
Brush                                                F5
Colour                                             F6
Info                                                   F8
Layers                                              F7
Panel Menus
Step Forward                                 Shift+Ctrl+Z
Step Backward                                       Alt+Ctrl+Z
New Layer                                      Shift+Ctrl+N
Create/Release Clipping Mask  Alt+Ctrl+G
Merge Layers                                 Ctrl+E
Merge Visible                                 Shift+Ctrl+E
Move Tool                                       V
Rectangular Marquee Tool        M
Elliptical Marquee Tool                M
Lasso Tool                                        L
Polygonal Lasso Tool                     L
Magnetic Lasso Tool                     L
Quick Selection Tool                    W
Magic Wand Tool                         W
Eyedropper Tool                            I
3D Material Eyedropper Tool      I
Color Sampler Tool                       I
Ruler Tool                                        I
Note Tool                                        I
Count Tool                                      I
Crop Tool                                        C
Perspective Crop Tool                  C
Slice Tool                                         C
Slice Select Tool                             C
Spot Healing Brush Tool               J
Healing Brush Tool                         J
Patch Tool                                      J
Content-Aware Move Tool         J
Red Eye Tool                                   J
Brush Tool                                        B
Pencil Tool                                      B
Colour Replacement Tool           B
Mixer Brush Tool                             B
Clone Stamp Tool                         S
Pattern Stamp Tool                       S
History Brush Tool                           Y
Art History Brush Tool                    Y
Eraser Tool                                       E
Background Eraser Tool               E
Magic Eraser Tool                          E
Gradient Tool                                 G
Paint Bucket Tool                          G
3D Material Drop Tool                  G
Dodge Tool                                     O
Burn Tool                                         O
Sponge Tool                                   O
Pen Tool                                          P
Freeform Pen Tool                         P
Horizontal Type Tool                      T
Vertical Type Tool                         T
Horizontal Type Mask Tool           T
Vertical Type Mask Tool               T
Path Selection Tool                       A
Direct Selection Tool                    A
Rectangle Tool                              U
Rounded Rectangle Tool            U
Ellipse Tool                                       U
Polygon Tool                                   U
Line Tool                                          U
Custom Shape Tool                      U
Hand Tool                                       H
Rotate View Tool                           R
Zoom Tool                                       Z
Default Foreground/Background Colors    D
Switch Foreground/Background Colors      X
Toggle Standard/Quick Mask Modes         Q
Toggle Screen Modes                  F
Toggle Preserve Transparency   /
Decrease Brush Size                      [
Increase Brush Size                        ]
Decrease Brush Hardness            {
Increase Brush Hardness              }
Previous Brush                                ,
Next Brush                                       .
First Brush                                        <

Last Brush                                        >

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