Photoshop shortcuts: 14 ways to work more efficiently (free cheat sheet)
Want to dramatically speed up your photo editing time? Try these 14 Photoshop shortcuts for the keyboard that will massively improve your speed and efficiency.
Click on the cheat sheet to see the larger version of the file, or drag and drop the image to your desktop to keep these Photoshop shortcuts as a handy reference.
Where relevant we’ve provided versions of these Photoshop shortcuts for both Mac and PC keyboards.
14 Essential Photoshop Shortcuts: free cheat sheet
Reset the foreground and background colours to black and white
Zoom in or out of the image
Create a merged copy of all the layers in the layer stack
Temporarily switch the current tool to the Hand tool, for moving around the image while zoomed in
Switch off the visibility of all other layers in the layer stack, for before-and-after comparisons
Invert the colour of a layer mask to black
Disable the effects of a layer mask
Switch the foreground and background colour swatches
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Resize the brush tip
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Cycle backwards or forwards through the layer blend modes
Undo the last change made to the document. Works multiple times
Load the currently active layer mask as a new selection
Activate the Free Transform tool
Duplicate the current layer
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on Monday, February 24th, 2014 at 1:10 pm under Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials.
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