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Yes, the Duplicate (Cmd-D) shortcut is great at times, but it retains the original origin point for any transformation. There are times where this is very beneficial, like step and repeating. If you need to scale several objects throughout the artboard and you do not want them to change position, a better alternative is to select the objects, then use ...


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Hazel for Mac could automate a lot of the copying for you, which could be used in conjunction with Dropbox. Like all things that sync, there might be some situations where you'd want to merge or have some other logic happening, but it might not be possible with that setup — I think the best it could do is blindly copy based on date modified. ...


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The most reliable source for Photoshop shortcuts is going to be Photoshop itself. You can export your shortcuts to an HTML document: Edit → Keyboard Shortcuts, click Summarize. You should then be prompted where to save the HTML page which will show you all your shortcuts in a nice list. This list can be quite extensive and you probably won't use them ...


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There's no default method. However, if you choose Edit > Keyboard Shortcuts, then select the Tools option, you can configure your own shortcuts for blending modes. There is an issue where the blend mode won't move off of Normal with the Next and Previous commands. And it won't switch back to Normal when using Previous and Next commands. So you need to ...


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You might also find this article about keyboard shortcuts customizing interesting: Before you start customizing, I suggest you first generate a summary of the default key assignments. To do that, go to Edit > Keyboard Shortcuts and click the Summarize button to create a chart of the default shortcuts. Shortcuts can be customized for all the menu ...


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Only shortcut I know of is: Select your text layer Press T Click on the text object you want to edit


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Hold down Alt in Windows or Option on OS X, then click the layer visibility icon. Repeating this action will revert the visibility.


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There is keyboard shortcuts for this: select the object, press R and then Enter to bring up Rotate tool dialog, Alt+P to enable Preview checkbox, Alt+A to return focus back to Angle field. You may keep holding Alt button while pressing P and A. Press Enter when done.


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Select the object Double click the Rotate Tool Tick the Preview box Use the arrow keys in the Angle field You can also Option/Alt-click with the Rotate Tool on the artboard (rather than step 2 above) to set the rotation point, then bring up the dialog box.


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There is no default shortcut, but you can make your own shortcut by going to: Edit -> Keyboard Shortcuts (Alt + Shift + Ctrl + K) Then, under the (second) dropdown menu select Menu Commands and then navigate to Other Panel -> New Swatch. There you can assign your custom keyboard shortcut.


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There isn't one, but there is the ability to create swatch libraries and import them into new documents for easy re-use. @Lauren's suggestion of dragging is marginally faster than clicking the button or using the palette menu.


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See if this works for you: Eyedropper your new color. There's a "new swatch" button at the bottom of the Swatches palette. Click that, type the new name. OR Drag the color onto the Swatches palette. The RGB or CYMK values are the new name. Are either of those faster?


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You can access the space after/before value via the scripting model. Depending on what you're after, you can change the value in the selected text or target the parent paragraph style. I believe this is the value you're after (in javascript). theParagraph.paragraphAttributes.spaceAfter = 12 theParagraph is a variable you define based on the target you're ...


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Sounds like your file system is wrong or something, it should get stored. Anyway try saving a new Set, and using it as default, maybe CS6's default keyboard shortcut set is getting overwritted on each boot.


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They are OS dependent, look under Layer » Arrange


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These are the movement shortcuts that I commonly use in Photoshop: Scrollwheel: Pan up/down Ctrl + Scrollwheel: Pan left/right Ctrl + Alt + Scrollwheel: Zoom in/out You can hold down Shift with any of these to pan or zoom in at a greater magnitude. I am not aware of any way to modify these shortcuts.


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I don't believe you can. There's no way to "write your own shortcut file". If the shortcut is not available in Edit > Keyboard Shortcuts... then that command/element is not available. You could use scripting but an easier route would be to create an action (or collection of actions) and assign an F-key shortcut to the action(s).


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This shortcut works in Illustrator CC on Mac (and PC I'm told) so I hope it works for other versions too. Click on the drop down menu where it says Normal.With your mouse still over Normal just move it slightly and click and the drop down button should show a golden border around it. Once it shows that you can cycle through the blend modes with arrow keys, ...


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Double-click the thumbnail icon for the text layer. This will highlight the text for editing. I think that's about as close to a shortcut as you'll get.


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I don't think that there is a shortcut to do this. You could possibly create a custom shortcut for it though. It definitely would be useful, as of now I just double click the text icon and hit Ctrl > Enter when I'm done to exit editing mode. Good luck!


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There is a list of shortcuts for PS CS5 available as a PDF, just click this text. Here's an example of how it looks - there are far too many to screenshot them all:


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It's control + command + "< / >" key thanks anyway!


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This might be of help: Fireworks - Select and customize keyboard shortcuts. Fireworks lets you use keyboard shortcuts to select menu commands, select tools from the Tools panel, and speed up miscellaneous tasks that do not exist as menu commands. Select a shortcut set Select Edit > Keyboard Shortcuts (Windows) or Fireworks > Keyboard Shortcuts (Mac OS). ...


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Maybe I'm misunderstanding your question, but if you create a color from the color picker, why not save it as a swatch for easy selection? From there you can 1-click choose the color of your shape, if it is not already set as the foreground color. Also, If you set your color palette to 'web color sliders' you can easily type in your hex there, then create ...


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I don't think you'll find a specific guide. I've never been a big Corel user (used it years ago for a brief period), but chances are things are not quite as different as you are making them out to be. Illustrator Group = Ctrl-G, same as Draw "Node" in Illustrator refers to an "anchor point" or "point". All three names are somewhat interchangeable. I ...


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Check your keyboard shortcuts in preferences or simply press alt and use the scroll bar which is much more convinient


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Yes it is possible, but you'll be working much slower. Personally I don't use a lot of shortcuts as I've gone one better and built a configurator panel instead. It contains commonly used tools like vector/layer masks, brush and save/export presets. Ultimately though, if everything is conveniently located, there is little time difference between a panel and ...


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It's possible, yes. There are very few items, if any, which can only be addressed via shortcuts. Most things in Photoshop can be accomplished or accessed at least 2 ways. Of course, work time can increase considerably with the fewer shortcuts you use.


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Make the command work like PS to make it even easier. 'Shift +' for next blending mode and 'Shift -' for previous blending mode. (In CS5.1 for mac) That way you don't even need a shortcut to a blending mode to begin with. Works like a charm.


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What about something a little more home-brewed: Dropbox (or any cloud service) to keep the files at the ready An rsync script set up on all your workstations As you might imagine, there's plenty of rsync info over on SuperUser.



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