Affinity Photo keyboard shortcuts

Affinity Photo  

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
3 years ago
- Shortcuts
0
Alt + Ctrl + I

Resize Document

0
Alt + Ctrl + C

Resize Canvas

0
↑   Shift +

Select multiple

0
Alt +

Select overlapping layer content

0
.

Reset Selection Box

0
;

Toggle Snapping

0
Ctrl

Erase with Pixel Tool

1
X

Switch between Stroke/Fill (or Color 1/Color 2) color selectors (Color and Swatches panels)

0
↑   Shift + X

Swap Stroke/Fill (or Color 1/Color 2) color selectors

0
/

Set No fill on Stroke/Fill (or Color 1/Color 2) color selectors

0
O

Toggle between Crop Tool overlays (Crop Tool enabled)

0
↑   Shift + O

Flip golden spiral overlay (Crop Tool enabled)

0
+

(drag attribute text label) Modify attribute listed on a panel or dialog

1
↑   Shift +
+

Move with horizontal, vertical or diagonal constraint

0
↑   Shift +
+

(drag rotation / corner handle) Rotate in 15° intervals

0
+
then

(drag corner handle then hold down right mouse button) Rotate around opposite corner

0
Esc

Cancel a sizing, moving, or creating operation

0
Ctrl +
+

(drag from a corner handle) Resize from center

0
Ctrl +
+

Mirror shearing

0
← ↑ → ↓

Nudging

0
↑   Shift + ← ↑ → ↓

Nudging (10x measurement units)

0
↑   Shift +
+

(drag from a corner handle) Resize maintaining aspect ratio

0
Ctrl

Edit curves as you draw

0
Alt +
+

(drag control handle) Creates cusp node (sharp corner)

0
↑   Shift +
+

(drag control handle) Snap a curve's control handle to 45° intervals

0
Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

Convert to Curves

0
Ctrl + N

New Document

0
Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + N

New From Clipboard

0
Ctrl + O

Open Document

0
Ctrl + W

Close Document/Close App (when no documents open)

0
Ctrl + Tab

Switch Document/View

0
Ctrl + S

Save

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

Save As

0
Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + S

Export

0
Ctrl + P

Print

0
G

Flood Fill Tool / Gradient cycle

0
H

View Tool

0
V

Move Tool

0
I

Color Picker Tool

0
C

Crop Tool

0
W

Selection Tools cycle

-1
P

Pen and Node Tool cycle

0
Z

Zoom Tool

0
S

Clone Tool

0
U

Shape Tools cycle

0
T

Text Tools cycle

0
O

Dodge, Burn and Sponge Brush Tool cycle

0
J

Retouch Tools cycle

0
B

Painting Tools cycle

0
E

Erase Tools cycle

0
M

Marquee Selection Tools cycle

0
L

Free hand Selection Tool

0
P

Liquify Push Forward Tool

0
L

Liquify Push Left Tool

0
T

Liquify Twirl Tool

0
U

Liquify Pinch Tool

0
B

Liquify Turbulence Tool

0
C

Liquify Mesh Clone Tool

0
R

Liquify Reconstruct Tool

0
F

Liquify Freeze Tool

0
W

Liquify Thaw Tool

0
Z

Liquify Zoom Tool

0
H

Liquify View Tool

0
W

White Balance Tool

0
R

Red Eye Removal Tool

0
L

Blemish Removal Tool

0
B

Overlay Paint Tool

0
E

Overlay Erase Tool

0
G

Overlay Gradient Tool

0
C

Crop Tool

0
Z

Zoom Tool

0
H

View Tool

0
S

Slice Tool

0
L

Layer Select Tool

0
A

Transform Source Image Tool

0
L

Add To Source Image Mask Tool

0
U

Erase From Source Image Mask Tool

0
Alt + Ctrl + A

Select All Layers

0
Ctrl + G

Group

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + G

Ungroup

0
Ctrl + J

Duplicate

0
Ctrl + I

Invert

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ]

Move to Front

0
Ctrl + ]

Move Forward One

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + [

Move to Back

0
Ctrl + [

Move Back One

0
Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + H

Show All

0
Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + L

Unlock All

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + N

New Layer

0
Ctrl + E

Merge Down

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + E

Merge Selected

0
Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + E

Merge Visible

0
F

Toggle between Frequency Separation layers

0
Ctrl + \ + P

Edit Live Projection

0
Alt +
+

Picks up a new brush color

0
Num 0 - Num 9

Change selected layer content/brush tool's opacity

0
]

Increase/decrease brush width

0
or [
0
+ Alt +

(drag left / right) Decrease/increase brush width with on-screen readout

0
+ Alt +

(drag up / down) Decrease/increase brush hardness with on-screen readout

0
↑   Shift +

Paint a brush stroke along a straight line

0
Ctrl + +

Bigger text

0
Ctrl + <

Smaller text

0
Ctrl + Alt + +

Precise bigger text

0
Ctrl + Alt + <

Precise smaller text

0
Alt +

Tighten

0
Alt +

Loosen

0
Ctrl + Alt +

Tighten More

0
Ctrl + Alt +

Loosen More

0
Ctrl + B

Bold

0
Ctrl + I

Italic

0
Ctrl + U

Underline

0
Ctrl + T

Show Character

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T

Show Typography

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + =

Superscript

0
Ctrl + Alt + -

Subscript

0
Ctrl + Alt + L

Align Left

0
Ctrl + Alt + C

Align Center

0
Ctrl + Alt + R

Align Right

0
Ctrl + Alt + |

Justify Left

0
Alt +

Increase Paragraph Leading

0
Alt +

Decrease Paragraph Leading

0
Ctrl + Alt +

Precise Increase Paragraph Leading

0
Ctrl + Alt +

Precise Decrease Paragraph Leading

0
Alt + ↑   Shift +

Raise Baseline

0
Alt + ↑   Shift +

Lower Baseline

0
Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift +

Precise Raise Baseline

0
Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift +

Precise Lower Baseline

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ;

Spelling Options

0
↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter

Line Break

0
Alt + Space

Non Breaking Space

0
Alt + -

En Dash

0
Alt + ↑   Shift + -

Em Dash

0
Ctrl + =

Zoom In

0
Ctrl + -

Zoom Out

0
Ctrl + 0

Zoom to Fit

0

(double click on Zoom Tool icon) Zoom to Fit

0
Ctrl + 1

(double click on Zoom Tool icon) (Zoom to) 100%

0
Ctrl + 2

(Zoom to) 200%

0
Ctrl + 3

(Zoom to) 400%

0
Ctrl + 4

(Zoom to) 800%

0
Ctrl + 8

(Zoom to) Actual Size

0
Ctrl + 9

(Zoom to) Pixel Size

0
Space + Ctrl +

Hot key zoom in

0
Space + Alt +

Hot key zoom out

0
H

View Tool

0
Space

Hot key panning

0

Scroll vertically up/down

0
↑   Shift +

Scroll horizontally left/right

0
Ctrl + `

Switch between views

0
Ctrl + R

Show Rulers

0
Ctrl + ;

Show Guides

0
Ctrl + '

Show Grid

0
'

Grid Plane cycle

0
,

Split View cycle (not Photo Persona)

0
Ctrl + A

Select All

0
Ctrl + D

Deselect

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + I

Invert Pixel Selection

0
+
+

(drag down) Add to selection (Marquee/Free hand selection tools only)

0
Alt

Remove from selection

0
Ctrl + B

Grow/Shrink

0
↑   Shift + F6

Feather

0
Ctrl + Alt + R

Refine Edges

0
← ↑ → ↓

Move selection in 1-pixel increments

0
↑   Shift + ← ↑ → ↓

Move selection in 10-pixel increments

0
Ctrl +

(click layer thumbnail) Selection from layer

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + O

Selection from layer

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

(click layer thumbnail) Selection from layer luminance

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

(click on page) Polygon selection (Freehand Selection Tool only)

0
Q

Quick Mask

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + H

Show/Hide Studio (panels)

0
Ctrl + Alt + T

Show/Hide Toolbar

0
Tab

Toggle UI

0
Ctrl + H

Hide Workspace

-1
Ctrl + L

Levels (Adjustment)

0
Ctrl + U

HSL (Adjustment)

0
Ctrl + I

Invert (Adjustment)

0
Ctrl + M

Curves (Adjustment)

0
Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + B

Black and White (Adjustment)

0
Ctrl + F

Repeat Filter

0
Ctrl + A

Mask All

0
Ctrl + D

Clear Mask

0
Ctrl + I

Invert Mask

0
Ctrl + ,

Preferences

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Program information

Program name: Affinity Photo Affinity Photo (Imaging)

Affinity Photo is a raster graphics editor that is described as an Adobe Photoshop alternative.

Web page: affinity.serif.com/en-gb/photo

Last update: 11/11/2019 8:10 PM UTC

How easy to press shortcuts: 78%

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Shortcut count: 193

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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Endrus says: 2 years ago 4/15/2019 4:31 PM
I am afraid these keyboard shortcuts are for Affinity Photo and not Designer. Designer does not have Liquify Persona just to mention one error.

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk Admin says in reply to defkey.com : 2 years ago 4/16/2019 9:20 PM
Thank you. I've changed the title accordingly.

kah says: 3 years ago 3/26/2019 12:05 AM
Where you show 'Ctrl' in the shortcuts above, it is the Command key (⌘) on my keyboard.