Adobe Photoshop Elements (Mac) keyboard shortcuts

Adobe Photoshop Elements (Mac)  

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
3 years ago
- Shortcuts
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↑   Shift

(press keyboard shortcut (preference setting, Use Shift Key for Tool Switch, must be enabled)) Cycle through tools that have the same keyboard shortcut

0
⌥ Option +

(click on a tool) Cycle through nested tools

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V

Move tool

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Z

Zoom tool

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H

Hand tool

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I

Eyedropper tool

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M

Rectangular Marquee tool

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M

Elliptical Marquee tool

0
L

Lasso tool

0
L

Magnetic Lasso tool

0
L

Polygonal Lasso tool

0
A

Magic Wand tool

0
A

Selection Brush tool

0
A

Quick Selection tool

0
A

Refined Selection tool

0
A

Auto Selection tool

0
T

Horizontal Type tool

0
T

Vertical Type tool

0
T

Horizontal Type Mask tool

0
T

Vertical Type Mask tool

0
T

Text on Selection

0
T

Text on Shape

0
T

Text on Path

0
C

Crop tool

0
C

Perspective Crop

0
C

Cookie Cutter tool

0
W

Recompose tool

0
P

Straighten tool

0
Y

Eye tool

0
J

Spot Healing Brush tool

0
J

Healing Brush tool

0
S

Clone Stamp tool

0
S

Pattern Stamp tool

0
E

Eraser tool

0
E

Background Eraser tool

1
E

Magic Eraser tool

0
N

Pencil tool

0
B

Brush tool

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B

Impressionist Brush

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B

Color Replacement tool

0
F

Smart Brush tool

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F

Detail Smart Brush tool

0
K

Paint Bucket tool

0
G

Gradient tool

0
U

Custom Shape tool

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U

Rectangle tool

0
U

Rounded Rectangle tool

0
U

Ellipse tool

0
U

Polygon tool

0
U

Star tool

0
U

Line tool

0
U

Shape Selection tool

0
R

Blur tool

0
R

Sharpen tool

0
R

Smudge tool

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O

Sponge tool

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O

Dodge tool

0
O

Burn tool

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Tab

Show/Hide all panels

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D

Default foreground and background colors

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X

Switch foreground and background colors

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⌥ Option +

(click New button) Set layer options

0
⌥ Option +

(click Trash button) Delete without confirmation

0
↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter

Apply value and keep text box active

0
⌘ Cmd +

(click layer thumbnail) Load layer transparency as a selection

0
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift +

(click layer thumbnail) Add to current selection

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⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option +

(click layer thumbnail) Subtract from current selection

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + ⌥ Option +

(click layer thumbnail) Intersect with current selection

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + E

Merge visible layers

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⌥ Option +

(click New Layer button) Create new empty layer with dialog

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⌘ Cmd +

(click New Layer button) Create new layer below target layer

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⌥ Option + .

Activate bottom/top layer

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or ⌥ Option + ,
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⌥ Option + [

Select next layer down/up

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or ⌥ Option + ]
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⌘ Cmd + [

Move target layer down/up

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or ⌘ Cmd + ]
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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + ⌥ Option + E

Merge a copy of all visible layers into target layer

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⌘ Cmd + E

Merge down

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⌥ Option

(use Merge Down command from the panel pop-up menu) Copy current layer to layer below

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⌥ Option

(use Merge Visible command from the panel pop-up menu) Copy all visible layers to active layer

0
⌥ Option +

(click the eye icon) Show/hide all other currently visible layers

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/

Toggle lock transparency for target layer, or last applied lock

0

(double click the text layer thumbnail) Select all text; temporarily select Type tool

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⌥ Option +

(click the line dividing two layers) Create a clipping mask

0

(Double-click the layer name) Rename layer

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↑   Shift + ⌥ Option + [

Add to layer selection in Layers panel

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or ↑   Shift + ⌥ Option + ]
0
Alt +
+

(drag layer mask) Copy the mask from one layer to another, and ask to replace if the mask is already present

0
⌘ Cmd +
+

(drag type when Type layer is selected) Move type in image

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↑   Shift + ← ↑ → ↓

Select 1 character left/right or 1 line down/up, or 1 word left/right

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or ⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + ← ↑ → ↓
0
↑   Shift +

Select characters from insertion point to mouse click point

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← ↑ → ↓

Move 1 character left/right, 1 line down/up, or 1 word left/right

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or ⌘ Cmd + ←  →
0

Select word

0

Select line

0
then

Select paragraph

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⌘ Cmd +
+

(drag a bounding box handle) Scale and skew text within a bounding box when resizing the bounding box

0
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + L

(when Horizontal Type tool or Horizontal Type Mask tool selected) Align left

0
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + C

(when Horizontal Type tool or Horizontal Type Mask tool selected) Align center

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + R

(when Horizontal Type tool or Horizontal Type Mask tool selected) Align right

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + L

(when Vertical Type tool or Vertical Type Mask tool selected) Align top

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + C

(when Vertical Type tool or Vertical Type Mask tool selected) Align center

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⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + R

(when Vertical Type tool or Vertical Type Mask tool selected) Align bottom

0
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + Y

Return to default font style

0
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + U

Turn Underlining on/off

0
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + /

Turn Strikethrough on/off

0
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + <

Decrease type size of selected text 1 pt/px

0
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + >

Increase type size of selected text 1 pt/px

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⌘ Cmd + D

Deselect a selection

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Space +
+

Reposition marquee while selecting

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↑   Shift +
+

(on any selection tool) Add to or subtract from a selection

0
or ⌥ Option +
+
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↑   Shift + ⌥ Option +
+

(on any selection tool except Quick Selection tool and Selection Brush tool) Intersect a selection

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↑   Shift +
+

Constrain marquee to square or circle (if no other selections are active)

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⌥ Option +
+

Draw marquee from center (if no other selections are active)

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↑   Shift + ⌥ Option +
+

Constrain shape and draw marquee from center

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⌘ Cmd

(except when Hand or any shape tool is selected) Switch to Move tool

0
⌥ Option +
+

Switch from Magnetic Lasso tool to Polygonal Lasso tool

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Del

Delete last anchor point for Magnetic or Polygonal Lasso tool

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⤶ Enter

Apply an operation of the Magnetic Lasso tool

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or Esc
0
⌥ Option +
+

(when move tool selected, Option + drag selection) Move copy of selection

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← ↑ → ↓

(on any selection) Move selection area 1 pixel

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← ↑ → ↓

(move tool) Move selection 1 pixel

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⌘ Cmd + ← ↑ → ↓

Move layer 1 pixel when nothing selected on layer

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[

(Magnetic Lasso tool) Increase detection width

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]

(Magnetic Lasso tool) Decrease detection width

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⤶ Enter

(crop tool) Accept cropping or exit cropping

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or Esc
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/

Toggle crop shield off and on

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⌥ Option

(on any painting tool or shape tool, except Impressionist Brush) Switch to Eyedropper tool

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⌥ Option +

(on Eyedropper tool) Select background color

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0 - 9

(on any painting or editing tool. When airbrush option is enabled, use Shift + number keys) Set opacity, tolerance, or exposure for painting

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↑   Shift + +

Cycle through blending modes

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or ↑   Shift + -
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⌥ Option + Backspace

Fill selection/layer with foreground or background color

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or ⌘ Cmd + Backspace
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↑   Shift + Backspace

Display Fill dialog box

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/

Lock transparent pixels on/off

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↑   Shift +

(on any painting tool) Connect points with a straight line (draw a straight line)

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⌥ Option +

(click on a brush) Delete brush

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[

Decrease brush size

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]

Increase brush size

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↑   Shift + [

Decrease brush softness/hardness in 25% increments

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↑   Shift + ]

Increase brush softness/hardness in 25% increments

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,

Select previous brush size

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.

Select next brush size

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↑   Shift + ,

Select first brush

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↑   Shift + .

Select last brush

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⇪ Caps Lock

Display precise crosshair for brushes


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Program information

Program name: Adobe Photoshop Elements (Mac) Adobe Photoshop Elements (Mac) (Imaging)

Adobe Photoshop Elements is a raster graphics editor for entry-level image editors, photographers, and casual users. Being a successor of Adobe Photoshop LE, It allows to create, edit, organize and share images.

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

Last update: 11 November 2019

How easy to press shortcuts: 86%

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Shortcut count: 152

Platform detected: Windows and macOS mixed

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