Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac) keyboard shortcuts

Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac)

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
15 months 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.
β­Ύ Tab

Show/hide side panels

↑   Shift + β­Ύ Tab

Show/hide all panels

T

Show/hide toolbar

F5

Show/hide Module Picker

F6

Show/hide Filmstrip

F7

Show/hide left panels

F8

Show/hide right panels

βŒ₯ Option +

(click a panel) Toggle solo mode

↑   Shift +

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

⌘ Cmd +

(click a panel) Open/close all panels

⌘ Cmd + Control + 0

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

⌘ Cmd + 0 - 9

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

⌘ Cmd + 1

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

E

Enter Library Loupe view

G

Enter Library Grid view

C

Enter Library Compare view

N

Enter Library Survey view

D

Open selected photo in the Develop module

L

Cycle forward / backward through Lights Out modes

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

Toggle Lights Dim mode

F

Cycle screen modes

↑   Shift + F

Previous screen mode

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + F

Switch between Normal and full-screen, hide panels

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + F

Go to Normal screen mode

I

Cycle info overlay

⌘ 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.
⌘ Cmd + F11

Open secondary window

↑   Shift + G

Enter Grid view

↑   Shift + E

Enter normal Loupe view

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + • Enter

Enter locked Loupe view

↑   Shift + C

Enter Compare view

↑   Shift + N

Enter Survey view

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + • Enter

Enter Slideshow view

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + F11

Enter full-screen mode (requires a second monitor)

↑   Shift + \

Show/hide Filter bar

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + =

Zoom in / zoom out

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

Import photos from disk

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + O

Open catalog

⌘ Cmd + ,

Open Preferences

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ,

Open Catalog Settings

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + T

Create new subfolder (segmented tethered capture)

⌘ Cmd + T

Hide/show tether capture bar

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + N

Create a new folder in the Library module

⌘ Cmd + β€˜

Create virtual copy (Library and Develop module only)

⌘ Cmd + R

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

←  β†’

Go to previous/next photo in the Filmstrip

↑   Shift +

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

or ⌘ Cmd +
F2

Rename photo (in Library module)

Del

Delete selected photo(s)

βŒ₯ Option + Del

Remove selected photo(s) from catalog

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + Del

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

⌘ Cmd + Del

Delete rejected photo(s)

⌘ Cmd + E

Edit in Photoshop

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + E

Open in other editor

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + E

Export selected photo(s)

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + E

Export with previous settings

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + ,

Open plug-in manager

⌘ Cmd + P

Print selected photo

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + P

Open Page Setup dialog box

E

Switch to Loupe view

or • Enter
G

Switch to Grid view

or Esc
C

Switch to Compare view

N

Switch to Survey view

Space

Switch from Grid to Loupe view

or E
↓

Swap select and candidate photos in Compare view

↑

Make next photos select and candidate in Compare view

Z

Toggle Zoom view

⌘ Cmd + =

Zoom in / zoom out in Loupe view

or ⌘ Cmd + -
Page Up / Down

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

Home

Go to beginning/end of Grid view

or End
⌘ Cmd + • Enter

Play impromptu slide show

⌘ Cmd + ]

Rotate photo right (clockwise)

⌘ Cmd + [

Rotate photo left (counterclockwise)

=

Increase/decrease Grid thumbnail size

or -
Page Up / Down

Scroll up/down Grid thumbnails

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + H

Toggle cell extras

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + H

Show/hide badges

J

Cycle Grid views

⌘ Cmd + J

Open Library view options

⌘ Cmd +

Select multiple discrete photos

↑   Shift +

Select multiple contiguous photos

⌘ Cmd + A

Select all photos

⌘ Cmd + D

Deselect all photos

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

Select only active photo

/

Deselect active photo

↑   Shift + ←/β†’

Add previous/next photo to selection

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + A

Select flagged photos

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + D

Deselect unflagged photos

⌘ Cmd + G

Group into stack

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + G

Unstack

S

Toggle stack

↑   Shift + S

Move to top of stack

↑   Shift + [

Move up in stack

↑   Shift + ]

Move down in stack

1

… to 5: Set star rating

↑   Shift + 1

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

0

Remove star rating

↑   Shift + 0

Remove star rating and go to next photo

]

Increase/decrease rating by one star

or [
6

Assign a red label

7

Assign a yellow label

8

Assign a green label

9

Assign a blue label

↑   Shift + 6

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

P

Flag photo as a pick

↑   Shift + P

Flag photo as a pick and go to next photo

X

Flag photo as a reject

↑   Shift + X

Flag photo as a reject and go to next photo

U

Unflag photo

↑   Shift + U

Unflag photo and go to next photo

Ctrl + ↑  β†“

Increase/decrease flag status

β€˜

Cycle flag settings

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + R

Refine photos

\

Show/hide Library Filter bar

↑   Shift +

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

⌘ Cmd + L

Toggle filters on/off

⌘ Cmd + F

Find photo in the Library module

⌘ Cmd + N

Create a new collection in the Library module

B

Add to Quick Collection

↑   Shift + B

Add to Quick Collection and go to next photo

⌘ Cmd + B

Show Quick Collection

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + B

Save Quick Collection

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + B

Clear Quick Collection

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + B

Set as target collection

*Working

with metadata and keywords in the Library module

⌘ Cmd + K

Add keywords

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + K

Edit keywords

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + K

Set a keyword shortcut

↑   Shift + K

Add/remove keyword shortcut from selected photo

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + K

Enable painting

βŒ₯ Option + 1 + 9

Add a keyword from a keyword set to selected photo

βŒ₯ Option + 0

Cycle forward / backward through keyword sets

or βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + 0
⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + C

Copy/paste metadata

or ⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + V
⌘ Cmd + S

Save metadata to file

⌘ Cmd + :

Open Spelling dialog box

⌘ Cmd + ;

Check spelling

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + T

Open Character palette

V

Convert to grayscale

⌘ Cmd + U

Auto tone

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + U

Auto white balance

⌘ Cmd + E

Edit in Photoshop

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + C

Copy/paste Develop settings

or ⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + V
⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + V

Paste settings from previous photo

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + ←

Copy After settings to Before

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + β†’

Copy Before settings to After

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + ↑

Swap Before and After settings

↑  β†“

Increase/decrease selected slider in small increments

or +
or -
↑   Shift + ↑  β†“

Increase/decrease selected slider in larger increments

or ↑   Shift + +
or ↑   Shift + -
.

Cycle through Basic panel settings (forward/backward)

or ,

(on slider name) Reset a slider

βŒ₯ Option +

(click group name) Reset a group of sliders

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + R

Reset all settings

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + S

Sync settings

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + S

Sync settings bypassing Synchronize Settings dialog box

⌘ Cmd +

(click Sync button) Toggle Auto Sync

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + A

Enable Auto Sync

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + M

Match total exposures

W

Select White Balance tool (from any module)

R

Select the Crop tool (from any module)

A

Constrain aspect ratio when Crop tool is selected

↑   Shift + A

Crop to same aspect ratio as previous crop

βŒ₯ Option +

Crop from center of photo

O

Cycle Crop grid overlay

↑   Shift + O

Cycle Crop grid overlay orientation

X

Switch crop between portrait and landscape orientation

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + R

Reset crop

↑   Shift + T

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

Q

Select the Spot Removal tool

↑   Shift + T

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

K

Select the Adjustment Brush tool (from any module)

M

Select the Graduated Filter tool

↑   Shift + T

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

]

Increase/decrease brush size

or [
↑   Shift + ]

Increase/decrease brush feathering

or ↑   Shift + [
/

Switch between local adjustment brush A and B

βŒ₯ Option +
+

Temporarily switch from brush A or B to Eraser

↑   Shift +
+

Paint a horizontal or vertical line

H

Show/hide local adjustment pin

O

Show/hide local adjustment mask overlay

↑   Shift + O

Cycle local adjustment mask overlay colors

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + T

Select Targeted Adjustment tool to apply a Tone Curve adjustment

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + H

Select Targeted Adjustment tool to apply a Hue adjustment

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + S

Select Targeted Adjustment tool to apply a Saturation adjustment

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + L

Select Targeted Adjustment tool to apply a Luminance adjustment

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + G

Select Targeted Adjustment tool to apply a Grayscale Mix adjustment

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + N

Deselect Targeted Adjustment tool

J

Show clipping

⌘ Cmd + ]

Rotate photo right (clockwise)

⌘ Cmd + [

Rotate photo left (counterclockwise)

Space

Toggle between Loupe and 1:1 Zoom preview

or Z
⌘ Cmd + =

Zoom in / zoom out

or ⌘ Cmd + -
⌘ Cmd + • Enter

Play impromptu slide show

Y

View Before and After left/right

βŒ₯ Option + Y

View Before and After top/bottom

↑   Shift + Y

View Before and After in a split screen

\

View Before only

⌘ Cmd + N

Create a new snapshot

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + N

Create a new preset

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + N

Create a new preset folder

⌘ Cmd + J

Open Develop view options

• Enter

Play slide show

⌘ Cmd + • Enter

Play impromptu slide show

Space

Pause slide show

βŒ₯ Option + • Enter

Preview slide show

Esc

End slide show

β†’

Go to next slide

←

Go to previous slide

⌘ Cmd + ]

Rotate photo right (clockwise)

⌘ Cmd + [

Rotate photo left (counterclockwise)

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + H

Show/hide guides

⌘ Cmd + J

Export PDF slide show

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + J

Export JPEG slide show

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + J

Export video slide show

⌘ Cmd + N

Create a new slide show template

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + N

Create a new slide show template folder

⌘ Cmd + S

Save slide show settings

⌘ Cmd + P

Print

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + P

Print one copy

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + P

Open Page Setup dialog box

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + P

Open Print Settings dialog box

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + ←

Go to first page

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + β†’

Go to last page

⌘ Cmd + ←

Go to previous page

⌘ Cmd + β†’

Go to next page

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + H

Show/hide guides

⌘ Cmd + R

Show/hide rulers

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + J

Show/hide page bleed

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + M

Show/hide margins and gutters

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + K

Show/hide image cells

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + U

Show/hide dimensions

⌘ Cmd + • Enter

Play impromptu slide show

⌘ Cmd + ]

Rotate photo right (clockwise)

⌘ Cmd + [

Rotate photo left (counterclockwise)

⌘ Cmd + N

Create a new print template

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + N

Create a new print template folder

⌘ Cmd + S

Save print settings

⌘ Cmd + R

Reload web gallery

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + P

Preview in browser

⌘ Cmd + • Enter

Play impromptu slide show

⌘ Cmd + J

Export web gallery

⌘ Cmd + N

Create a new web gallery template

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + N

Create a new web gallery template folder

⌘ Cmd + S

Save web gallery settings

⌘ Cmd + /

Display current module shortcuts

Hide current module shortcuts

⌘ Cmd + βŒ₯ Option + ↑   Shift + /

Go to current module Help

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 Nov 2019

Shortcut count: 277

How easy to press shortcuts: 83%

Platform detected: macOS

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