A&P In photoshop, which keystrokes do you use most often?

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  1. NOR*CAL

    NOR*CAL OT Supporter

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    Just to make lives easier of those who aren't as familiar with the program. Or those who are interesting in making their lives easier.

    I'm a PC user and I use:

    "[" and "]" to increase and decrease brush sizes. Especially so, when I'm dodging my seamless to blow it out.

    "m" to select the area that I want

    "v" to move my selected item around

    "o" for the doge tool

    "r" for the smudge tool

    "ctr|+s" save
    "ctrl+shift+s" save as

    "z" zoom, you can also select a certain area to zoom-in, if you click and drag the zoom.

    "z" and then "shift" will zoom out

    "tab" to hide the windows

    "f" to switch viewing modes

    "ctrl+h" is to hide the selected area(the marching ants)

    If you're interesting in contributing, list what platform you use.

    That's it for now :h5:

    edit:

    "ctrl+z" will undo ONE step
    "ctrl+shift+z" will undo UP TO your last 20 actions

    "ctrl+d" to deselect selected item


    click and hold onto the eye dropper, and click on the ruler.

    Select two points you want to be straight, by dragging the ruller

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    b for the brush tool,

    cntrl + to zoom in, cntrl - to zoom out

    cntrl z to undo

    spacebar for hand to navigate around image

    \ to turn on quickmask

    x to change between colors with the brush tool (white to add to mask, black to remove...)
     
  3. NOR*CAL

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    space bar & ctrl+z(-) thanks, been trying to figure those two out for a while :hs:
     
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    custom shortcut for changing 16bit image to 8bit image.
    custom shortcut for bringing up smart sharpen
    custom shortcut to run an action
    space
    ctrl+z
    [, ]
    b
    ctrl+b
    o
     
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    I have a cheat sheet of all of the keystrokes laying somewhere around here.... let's see if I can locate that...
     
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    This depends what you have set in your preferences for History States I believe.

    CTRL+SPACE+LEFT CLICK to Zoom In
    CTRL+ALT+SPACE+LEFT CLICK to Zoom Out
     
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    I use Option + Command + 0 alot so I can see the actual pixels of the image and then Command + 0 to fit to screen. real handy.
     
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    option + ctrl + shift + B + J for blow job.
     
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    doge tool huh :mamoru:
     
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    ctrl j - puts selection on a new layer.

    ctrl shift alt E - takes all layers and merges them into its own new layer. So you end up with the top most layer merged and all the layers it took to make it underneath.

    ctrl L - levels
    and then in either curves or levles - ctrl 1,2,3 to choose between red blue and green.

    type in a a single digit numerical number with a tool selected adn it iwll increase the ocacity, 7 for 70%

    I use these all the time, plus many of the ones already listed
     
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    forgot about this... Use it all the time... :bowdown:
     
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    Auto Levels
    Auto Color
    Save
     
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    r u srs
     
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    ya rly
     
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    ctrl alt del
     
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    damn I just realized I almost never use PS anymore after LR2 came out
     
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    Straight off camera bro :eek3:



    Side note... some of you guys are moving real close to the IL.
     
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    I just stroke my keyboard because its so pretty.
     
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    I use L all the times to dim the menus (or make them black)
     
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    ctrl + H = hides guides
     
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    pretty much the same here..

    auto levels, do i like it?
    auto color, do i like it?
    crop if needed
    resize
    unsharp mask
    convert to 8bit
    save as

    since I started shooting raw, and using LR Ive gotten a little more into post processing. 90% of the time though, I go for minimal post. usually just a custom white balance and auto tone, straighten horizon.
     
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    I forgot I use this also when I select things to brighten or darken selectively.

    and I hit F to go to full screen mode
     
  25. NOR*CAL

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    bump, sticky?
     

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