GIMP keyboard shortcuts

Gimp shortcuts will help you use software with less mouse actions. All keys can be individually assigned: File / Preferences / Interface / Hotkeys.

GIMP
F1

Help

↑   Shift + F1

Context Help

R

Rect Select

E

Ellipse Select

F

Free Select

U

Fuzzy Select

↑   Shift + O

Select By Color

I

Scissors

B

Paths

O

Color Picker

M

Move

↑   Shift + C

Crop and Resize

↑   Shift + R

Rotate

↑   Shift + T

Scale

↑   Shift + S

Shear

↑   Shift + P

Perspective

↑   Shift + F

Flip

T

Text

↑   Shift + B

Bucket Fill

L

Blend

N

Pencil

P

Paintbrush

↑   Shift + E

Eraser

A

Airbrush

K

Ink

C

Clone

V

Convolve

S

Smudge

↑   Shift + D

Dodge/Burn

X

Swap Colors

D

Default Colors

Ctrl + N

New image

Ctrl + O

Open image

Ctrl + Alt + O

Open image as new layer

Ctrl + D

Duplicate image

Ctrl + 1

Open recent image 01

Ctrl + 2

Open recent image 02

Ctrl + 3

Open recent image 03

Ctrl + 4

Open recent image 04

Ctrl + 5

Open recent image 05

Ctrl + 6

Open recent image 06

Ctrl + 7

Open recent image 07

Ctrl + 8

Open recent image 08

Ctrl + 9

Open recent image 09

Ctrl + 0

Open recent image 10

Ctrl + S

Save image

↑   Shift + Ctrl + S

Save under a new name

Ctrl + Q

Quit

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Ctrl + L

Layers

↑   Shift + Ctrl + B

Brushes

↑   Shift + Ctrl + P

Patterns

Ctrl + G

Gradients

↑   Shift + Ctrl + T

Tool-Options

Ctrl + P

Palettes

↑   Shift + Ctrl + I

Info window

↑   Shift + Ctrl + N

Navigation window

Alt + F4

Close the window

⭾ Tab

Jump to next widget

↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Jump to previous widget

⤶ Enter

Set the new value

Space

Activate current button or list

Ctrl + Alt + Page Up

In a multi-tab dialog, switch tabs

↑   Shift + L

Open Location

Alt +

Up-Folder

Alt +

Down-Folder

Alt + Home

Home-Folder

Esc

Close Dialog

F10

Main Menu

↑   Shift + F10

Drop-down Menu

F11

Toggle fullscreen

↑   Shift + Q

Toggle quickmask

Ctrl + W

Close document window

+ or Ctrl + Mouse wheel up and down

Zoom in

+ or Ctrl + Mouse wheel up and down

Zoom out

1

Zoom 1:1

Ctrl + E

Shrink wrap

↑   Shift + Ctrl + E

Fit image in window

↑   Shift + Ctrl + R

Toggle rulers

↑   Shift + Ctrl + T

Toggle guides

Ctrl + Z

Undo

Ctrl + Y

Redo

Ctrl + C

Copy selection

Ctrl + X

Cut selection

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + C

Copy visible

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + V

Paste as new image

Ctrl + V

Paste clipboard

Ctrl + K

Clears selection

↑   Shift + Ctrl + C

Named copy selection

↑   Shift + Ctrl + X

Named cut selection

↑   Shift + Ctrl + V

Named paste clipboard

Ctrl + ,

Fill with FG Color

Ctrl + .

Fill with BG Color

Ctrl + :

Fill with Pattern

Page Up

Select the layer above

Page Down

Select the layer below

Home

Select the first layer

End

Select the last layer

Ctrl + M

Merge visible layers

Ctrl + H

Anchor layer

Ctrl + T

Toggle selections

Ctrl + A

Select all

↑   Shift + Ctrl + A

Select none

Ctrl + I

Invert selection

↑   Shift + Ctrl + L

Float selection

↑   Shift + V

Path to selection

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Ctrl + F

Repeat last plug-in

↑   Shift + Ctrl + F

Reshow last plug-in

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Program information

Program name: GIMP (Imaging)

GIMP is raster graphics editor for Linux, macOS, Windows and more. The program provides a feature set similar to closed source programs like Adobe Photoshop. GIMP stands for GNU Image Manipulation Program and is free, open-source.

Web page: https://www.gimp.org


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iwdie says 2 months ago 10/2/2018 9:45 AM
helped me a lot. thanks!

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