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This shortcut is used by 123 programs in our database.

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What this shortcut does in different programs?

  1. League of Legends - Ping location/Open Radial Menu
  2. Notepad++ - Column mode select
  3. Visual Studio Code (Windows) - Insert cursor
  4. REAPER - Select item ignoring grouping
  5. REAPER - Delete fade/crossfade

All programs

All programs using this shortcut, by category.

General


Google Chrome - ... on a link to download the target of a link

Ubuntu - Move focused window

Imaging


Adobe Dimension CC (Mac) - Toggle Sample/Apply Mode (Eyedropper Tool)

Adobe Dimension CC (Windows) - Toggle Sample/Apply Mode (Eyedropper Tool)

Adobe Illustrator - Subtract from selection with Magic Wand tool

Adobe Illustrator - (click Shape mode) Use shape mode buttons in Pathfinder panel to create compound paths

Adobe Illustrator - (click the closed region) Erase unwanted closed regions created using Shape Builder tool

Adobe Illustrator - (click Live Paint Bucket tool) Switch to Eyedropper tool and sample fill and/or stroke

Adobe Illustrator - (click Live Paint Selection tool) Switch to Eyedropper tool and sample fill and/or stroke

Adobe Illustrator - Set origin point and open dialog box when using Rotate tool, Scale tool, Reflect tool, or Shear tool

Adobe Illustrator - (click New button) Set options (except for Actions, Brushes, Swatches, and Symbols panels)

Adobe Illustrator - (click Delete button) Delete without confirmation (except for Layers panel)

Adobe Illustrator - (click expansion triangle) Expand/Collapse entire hierarchy for action set

Adobe Illustrator - (click New Action button) Begin recording actions without confirmation

Adobe Illustrator - (click color bar) Change the nonactive fill/stroke

Adobe Illustrator - (click swatch in the Swatches panel) Apply swatch color to active (or selected) color stop

Adobe Illustrator - (click layer name) Select all objects on the layer

Adobe Illustrator - (click eye icon) Show/hide all layers but the selected one

Adobe Illustrator - (click lock icon) Lock/unlock all other layers

Adobe Illustrator - (click expansion triangle) Expand all sublayers to display entire hierarchy

Adobe Illustrator - (click New Layer button) Set options as you create new layer

Adobe Illustrator - (click New Sublayer button) Set options as you create new sublayer

Adobe Illustrator - (click on mask thumbnail) Change mask to grayscale image for editing

Adobe Lightroom Classic - (click a panel) Toggle solo mode

Adobe Lightroom Classic - (click group name) Reset a group of sliders

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Click on brush or swatch) Delete brush or swatch

Adobe Photoshop CC - (click on a tool, except Add Anchor Point, Delete Anchor Point, and Convert Point tools) Cycle through hidden tools

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Click on a filter) Apply a new filter on top of selected

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Click a disclosure triangle) Open/close all disclosure triangles

Adobe Photoshop CC - (On the field) Toggle grid size

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Direct selection tool) Select entire path

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Eyedropper tool) Select background color

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Color sampler tool) Deletes color sampler

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Click the check mark next to a command) Turn command on and all others off, or turn all commands on

Adobe Photoshop CC - Turn current modal control on and toggle all other modal controls

Adobe Photoshop CC - (To triangle) Collapse/expand all components of an action

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Click the New Action button) Create new action and begin recording without confirmation

Adobe Photoshop CC - (To Auto button) Define Auto options for Levels or Curves

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Click on the brush) Delete brush

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Click Save Selection As Channel button) Set options for Save Selection As Channel button

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Click color in color bar) Select background color

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Click the image state) Duplicate any image state, except the current state

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Click New Layer button) Create new empty layer with dialog box

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Click layer mask thumbnail) Toggle between layer mask/composite image

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Click filter mask thumbnail) Toggle between filter mask/composite image

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Click the line dividing two layers) Create a clipping mask

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Click New Group button) Create new layer group with dialog box

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Click Add Layer Mask button) Create layer mask that hides all/selection

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Click Create New Layer Comp button) Create new layer comp without the New Layer Comp box

Adobe Photoshop CC - Set options for Fill Path with Foreground Color button, Stroke Path with Brush button, Load Path as a Selection button, Make Work Path from Selection button, and Create New Path button

Adobe Photoshop CC - (Click swatch) Delete swatch

Adobe Photoshop Elements - (click on a tool) Cycle through nested tools

Adobe XD (Windows) - Zoom out

Affinity Photo - Select overlapping layer content

ArtRage Studio Pro - Sample Color

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Scale down

Corel Painter - Remove color from selection

Corel Painter - (click corner handles) Distort

Corel Painter - (click tile) Get tile color

Inkscape - select under

Inkscape - select under

Inkscape - select under

Inkscape - select under

Inkscape - select under

Inkscape - remove randomization

Inkscape - select under

Inkscape - reset divergence (inner handle)

Inkscape - select under

Inkscape - pick inverse color

LibreOffice Draw - on an object Selects the object behind the currently selected object

Nuke - Select a clip, ignoring linked tracks (for example, audio only)

Nuke - Pan

Nuke - Translate viewer on y,z axis

Nuke - (click on close X) Close all Properties panels

Paint.NET - Subtract from selection

Substance Painter - Camera rotate

Substance Painter - Display mask in viewport

System tools


i3 (window manager) - Drag floating

Developer tools


JetBrains WebStorm - Add or remove caret

Looker 6.8 (Windows) - Toggle show only selected series in a visualization (excludes table visualizations)

Looker 6.8 (Windows) - Jump to reference definition

Notepad++ - Column mode select

Roblox Studio - Select within model

TouchDesigner - Add Keyframe

Visual Studio Code (Linux) - Insert cursor

Visual Studio Code (Windows) - Insert cursor

Web applications


Webflow - Expand / collapse panel sections

File manager


Adobe Bridge CC - Select inverse in Filter panel

Adobe Bridge CC - Select all items in a stack

Adobe Bridge CC - Forcibly remove current keyword in Keywords panel

Xyplorer - Open in inactive pane.

Games


AI War Classic - deselect unit

Astroneer - (Hold) Use things, enter and exit vehicles and habitats

Don't Starve (PC) - Examine/Inspect objects and items

Flyff - Follow a character or do a command

Flyff - Follow a character or do a command

League of Legends - Ping location/Open Radial Menu

Terraria - Favorite item

Tibia - (Classic Control off/on) Start or to stop an attack to a monster or character

Social & Messaging


Medium - Set focal point on featured image

Slack - (on a message) Mark messages as unread

Slack - Set a message as your oldest unread message

Productivity


Ableton Live 10 - (click unfold button) Unfold all Tracks

Ableton Live 10 - (click device activator) Activate/Deactivate All Devices in Group

CintaNotes 3.13 - If currently focused note has a link, open this link using the default web browser.

CintaNotes 3.13 - Cross-out a tag and thus exclude notes with this tag from view (tag NOT operation).

draw.io - Select cell below

FL Studio 20 - Grouped Tracks Mute switches - Mute/Unmute all

LibreOffice Impress - Select the object behind the currently selected object

Openbox - Move a window

REAPER - Select item ignoring grouping

REAPER - Delete fade/crossfade

REAPER - Deselect all items

REAPER - Seek playback without moving edit cursor

REAPER - Select note and move edit cursor

REAPER - Clear loop or time selection

REAPER - Deselect all notes

Scientific


GeoGebra - Copy definition to input bar

GeoGebra - Copy definition to input bar

Solidworks 2019 - Turns off automatic alignment when you place dimensions and annotations.

Solidworks 2019 - Shows a hidden body or component when you hover over the body or component.

Solidworks 2019 - Select the back faces in the View Selector cube.

Tekla Structures 20 - (then click object) Select assembly


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