Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac) keyboard shortcuts

Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac)  

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
3 years ago
- Shortcuts

Organize your images faster, apply filters quicker with these shortcuts. Yes, there are too many of them but why not start with features you use most? Note: These are shortcuts for the macOS. For Windows shortcuts, follow the link below.

Shortcuts for the Windows version of Lightroom are here.
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Tab

Show/hide side panels

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↑   Shift + Tab

Show/hide all panels

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T

Show/hide toolbar

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F5

Show/hide Module Picker

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F6

Show/hide Filmstrip

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F7

Show/hide left panels

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F8

Show/hide right panels

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⌥ Option +

(click a panel) Toggle solo mode

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↑   Shift +

(click a panel) Open a new panel without closing soloed panel

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⌘ Cmd +

(click a panel) Open/close all panels

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⌘ Cmd + Control + 0

… to 5: Open/close left panels, top to bottom

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⌘ Cmd + 0 - 9

Open/close right panels, Library and Develop modules, top to bottom

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⌘ Cmd + 1

… to 7: Open/close right panels, Slideshow, Print, and Web modules, top to bottom

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + 1

Go to Library module

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + 2

Go to Develop module

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + 3

Go to Slideshow module

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + 4

Go to Print module

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + 5

Go to Web module

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ←  →

Go back / go forward

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option +

Go back to previous module

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E

Enter Library Loupe view

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G

Enter Library Grid view

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C

Enter Library Compare view

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N

Enter Library Survey view

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D

Open selected photo in the Develop module

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L

Cycle forward / backward through Lights Out modes

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or ↑   Shift + L
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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + L

Toggle Lights Dim mode

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F

Cycle screen modes

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↑   Shift + F

Previous screen mode

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + F

Switch between Normal and full-screen, hide panels

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + F

Go to Normal screen mode

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I

Cycle info overlay

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⌘ Cmd + I

Show/hide info overlay

Note: The shortcuts for using the secondary window are the same as the equivalent shortcuts in the Library module, with the Shift key added.
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⌘ Cmd + F11

Open secondary window

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↑   Shift + G

Enter Grid view

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↑   Shift + E

Enter normal Loupe view

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter

Enter locked Loupe view

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↑   Shift + C

Enter Compare view

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↑   Shift + N

Enter Survey view

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter

Enter Slideshow view

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + F11

Enter full-screen mode (requires a second monitor)

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↑   Shift + \

Show/hide Filter bar

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + =

Zoom in / zoom out

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or ⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + -
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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + I

Import photos from disk

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + O

Open catalog

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⌘ Cmd + ,

Open Preferences

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ,

Open Catalog Settings

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + T

Create new subfolder (segmented tethered capture)

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⌘ Cmd + T

Hide/show tether capture bar

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + N

Create a new folder in the Library module

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⌘ Cmd +

Create virtual copy (Library and Develop module only)

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⌘ Cmd + R

Show in Explorer/Finder (Library and Develop module only)

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←  →

Go to previous/next photo in the Filmstrip

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↑   Shift +

Select multiple folders or collections (in Library, Slideshow, Print, and Web modules)

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or ⌘ Cmd +
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F2

Rename photo (in Library module)

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Del

Delete selected photo(s)

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⌥ Option + Del

Remove selected photo(s) from catalog

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + Del

Delete selected photo(s) and move to Recycling Bin (Windows) or Trash (Mac OS)

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⌘ Cmd + Del

Delete rejected photo(s)

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⌘ Cmd + E

Edit in Photoshop

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + E

Open in other editor

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + E

Export selected photo(s)

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + E

Export with previous settings

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ,

Open plug-in manager

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⌘ Cmd + P

Print selected photo

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + P

Open Page Setup dialog box

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E

Switch to Loupe view

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or ⤶ Enter
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G

Switch to Grid view

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or Esc
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C

Switch to Compare view

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N

Switch to Survey view

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Space

Switch from Grid to Loupe view

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or E
0

Swap select and candidate photos in Compare view

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Make next photos select and candidate in Compare view

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Z

Toggle Zoom view

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⌘ Cmd + =

Zoom in / zoom out in Loupe view

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or ⌘ Cmd + -
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Page Up / Down

Scroll up/down zoomed photo in Loupe view (also works in Develop and Web modules)

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Home

Go to beginning/end of Grid view

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or End
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⌘ Cmd + ⤶ Enter

Play impromptu slide show

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⌘ Cmd + ]

Rotate photo right (clockwise)

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⌘ Cmd + [

Rotate photo left (counterclockwise)

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=

Increase/decrease Grid thumbnail size

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or -
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Page Up / Down

Scroll up/down Grid thumbnails

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + H

Toggle cell extras

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + H

Show/hide badges

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J

Cycle Grid views

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⌘ Cmd + J

Open Library view options

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⌘ Cmd +

Select multiple discrete photos

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↑   Shift +

Select multiple contiguous photos

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⌘ Cmd + A

Select all photos

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⌘ Cmd + D

Deselect all photos

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or ⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + A
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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + D

Select only active photo

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/

Deselect active photo

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↑   Shift + ←/→

Add previous/next photo to selection

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + A

Select flagged photos

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + D

Deselect unflagged photos

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⌘ Cmd + G

Group into stack

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + G

Unstack

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S

Toggle stack

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↑   Shift + S

Move to top of stack

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↑   Shift + [

Move up in stack

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↑   Shift + ]

Move down in stack

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1

… to 5: Set star rating

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↑   Shift + 1

… to 5: Set star rating and go to next photo

0
0

Remove star rating

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↑   Shift + 0

Remove star rating and go to next photo

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]

Increase/decrease rating by one star

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or [
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6

Assign a red label

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7

Assign a yellow label

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8

Assign a green label

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9

Assign a blue label

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↑   Shift + 6

… to 9: Assign a color label and go to next photo

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P

Flag photo as a pick

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↑   Shift + P

Flag photo as a pick and go to next photo

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X

Flag photo as a reject

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↑   Shift + X

Flag photo as a reject and go to next photo

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U

Unflag photo

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↑   Shift + U

Unflag photo and go to next photo

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Ctrl + ↑  ↓

Increase/decrease flag status

0

Cycle flag settings

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + R

Refine photos

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\

Show/hide Library Filter bar

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↑   Shift +

(click filter labels) Open multiple filters in the Filter bar

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⌘ Cmd + L

Toggle filters on/off

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⌘ Cmd + F

Find photo in the Library module

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⌘ Cmd + N

Create a new collection in the Library module

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B

Add to Quick Collection

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↑   Shift + B

Add to Quick Collection and go to next photo

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⌘ Cmd + B

Show Quick Collection

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + B

Save Quick Collection

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + B

Clear Quick Collection

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + B

Set as target collection

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*Working

with metadata and keywords in the Library module

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⌘ Cmd + K

Add keywords

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + K

Edit keywords

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + K

Set a keyword shortcut

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↑   Shift + K

Add/remove keyword shortcut from selected photo

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + K

Enable painting

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⌥ Option + 1 + 9

Add a keyword from a keyword set to selected photo

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⌥ Option + 0

Cycle forward / backward through keyword sets

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or ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + 0
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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + C

Copy/paste metadata

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or ⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + V
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⌘ Cmd + S

Save metadata to file

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⌘ Cmd + :

Open Spelling dialog box

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⌘ Cmd + ;

Check spelling

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + T

Open Character palette

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V

Convert to grayscale

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⌘ Cmd + U

Auto tone

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + U

Auto white balance

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⌘ Cmd + E

Edit in Photoshop

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + C

Copy/paste Develop settings

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or ⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + V
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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + V

Paste settings from previous photo

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift +

Copy After settings to Before

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift +

Copy Before settings to After

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift +

Swap Before and After settings

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↑  ↓

Increase/decrease selected slider in small increments

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or +
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or -
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↑   Shift + ↑  ↓

Increase/decrease selected slider in larger increments

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or ↑   Shift + +
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or ↑   Shift + -
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.

Cycle through Basic panel settings (forward/backward)

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or ,
0

(on slider name) Reset a slider

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⌥ Option +

(click group name) Reset a group of sliders

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + R

Reset all settings

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + S

Sync settings

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + S

Sync settings bypassing Synchronize Settings dialog box

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⌘ Cmd +

(click Sync button) Toggle Auto Sync

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + A

Enable Auto Sync

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + M

Match total exposures

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W

Select White Balance tool (from any module)

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R

Select the Crop tool (from any module)

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A

Constrain aspect ratio when Crop tool is selected

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↑   Shift + A

Crop to same aspect ratio as previous crop

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⌥ Option +

Crop from center of photo

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O

Cycle Crop grid overlay

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↑   Shift + O

Cycle Crop grid overlay orientation

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X

Switch crop between portrait and landscape orientation

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + R

Reset crop

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↑   Shift + T

Select the Guided Upright tool (also works in the Library module when a photo is selected)

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Q

Select the Spot Removal tool

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↑   Shift + T

Toggle Brush between Clone and Heal modes when Spot Removal tool is selected

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K

Select the Adjustment Brush tool (from any module)

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M

Select the Graduated Filter tool

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↑   Shift + T

Toggle Mask between Edit and Brush modes when the Graduated Filter or Radial Filter is selected

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]

Increase/decrease brush size

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or [
0
↑   Shift + ]

Increase/decrease brush feathering

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or ↑   Shift + [
0
/

Switch between local adjustment brush A and B

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⌥ Option +
+

Temporarily switch from brush A or B to Eraser

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↑   Shift +
+

Paint a horizontal or vertical line

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H

Show/hide local adjustment pin

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O

Show/hide local adjustment mask overlay

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↑   Shift + O

Cycle local adjustment mask overlay colors

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + T

Select Targeted Adjustment tool to apply a Tone Curve adjustment

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + H

Select Targeted Adjustment tool to apply a Hue adjustment

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + S

Select Targeted Adjustment tool to apply a Saturation adjustment

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + L

Select Targeted Adjustment tool to apply a Luminance adjustment

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + G

Select Targeted Adjustment tool to apply a Grayscale Mix adjustment

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + N

Deselect Targeted Adjustment tool

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J

Show clipping

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⌘ Cmd + ]

Rotate photo right (clockwise)

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⌘ Cmd + [

Rotate photo left (counterclockwise)

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Space

Toggle between Loupe and 1:1 Zoom preview

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or Z
0
⌘ Cmd + =

Zoom in / zoom out

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or ⌘ Cmd + -
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⌘ Cmd + ⤶ Enter

Play impromptu slide show

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Y

View Before and After left/right

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⌥ Option + Y

View Before and After top/bottom

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↑   Shift + Y

View Before and After in a split screen

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\

View Before only

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⌘ Cmd + N

Create a new snapshot

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + N

Create a new preset

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + N

Create a new preset folder

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⌘ Cmd + J

Open Develop view options

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⤶ Enter

Play slide show

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⌘ Cmd + ⤶ Enter

Play impromptu slide show

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Space

Pause slide show

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⌥ Option + ⤶ Enter

Preview slide show

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Esc

End slide show

0

Go to next slide

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Go to previous slide

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⌘ Cmd + ]

Rotate photo right (clockwise)

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⌘ Cmd + [

Rotate photo left (counterclockwise)

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + H

Show/hide guides

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⌘ Cmd + J

Export PDF slide show

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + J

Export JPEG slide show

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + J

Export video slide show

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⌘ Cmd + N

Create a new slide show template

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + N

Create a new slide show template folder

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⌘ Cmd + S

Save slide show settings

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⌘ Cmd + P

Print

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + P

Print one copy

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + P

Open Page Setup dialog box

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + P

Open Print Settings dialog box

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift +

Go to first page

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift +

Go to last page

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⌘ Cmd +

Go to previous page

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⌘ Cmd +

Go to next page

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + H

Show/hide guides

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⌘ Cmd + R

Show/hide rulers

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + J

Show/hide page bleed

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + M

Show/hide margins and gutters

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + K

Show/hide image cells

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + U

Show/hide dimensions

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⌘ Cmd + ⤶ Enter

Play impromptu slide show

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⌘ Cmd + ]

Rotate photo right (clockwise)

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⌘ Cmd + [

Rotate photo left (counterclockwise)

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⌘ Cmd + N

Create a new print template

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + N

Create a new print template folder

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⌘ Cmd + S

Save print settings

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⌘ Cmd + R

Reload web gallery

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + P

Preview in browser

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⌘ Cmd + ⤶ Enter

Play impromptu slide show

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⌘ Cmd + J

Export web gallery

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⌘ Cmd + N

Create a new web gallery template

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + N

Create a new web gallery template folder

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⌘ Cmd + S

Save web gallery settings

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⌘ Cmd + /

Display current module shortcuts

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Hide current module shortcuts

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + /

Go to current module Help

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F1

Open Community Help

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Program information

Program name: Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac) Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac) (Imaging)

Adobe Lightroom is an image organization and manipulation software that allows viewing, organizing and editing a large number of digital images. However, it isn't a file manager like Adobe Bridge and it cannot operate on files unless they're imported first.

Web page: adobe.com/products/photoshop-l...

Last update: 11 November 2019

How easy to press shortcuts: 83%

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Shortcut count: 277

Platform detected: macOS

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