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Questions tagged [shortcuts]

Questions about keyboard shortcuts for an actions. Can also refer to a simplified workflow with predefined results.

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Keyboard Shortcut to select Table Bounding Box - InDesign

I've been searching online for the keyboard shortcut to select a table's bounding box (container, if you will) but have found nothing. With a text box, if you are editing text within the said text box ...
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Inkscape shortcuts like Illustrator

I want to find an Inkscape shortcuts profile with defined Illustrator shortcuts. For example 'A' for Node Selecting tool, 'P' for Pen not Pencil. Please give a link to file to Import from Edit > ...
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How can I add a custom button to the GIMP toolbar?

I'd like to be able to add custom buttons to the GIMP toolbar. For example to be able to add the "Hue-Saturation Tool". There is a youtube video (GIMP Tutorial: Customizing Main Tool Bar) that shows ...
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Krita - How to Snap Assistant Tools?

Using both the Assistant Tools and Grids and Guides in tandem with one another is useful for pixel art, comic book panels and perspective. There’s a problem with setting these up and I couldn’t find ...
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Inkscape: keyboard shortcut for Break Path At Selected Nodes

I've been searching long time for keyboard shortcuts for these actions in Inkscape. Join selected nodes Break path at selected nodes Join selected endnodes with a new segment Delete segment between ...
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Auto Add Clipping Mask When Adding Adjustment Layers

In Photoshop, when I add an adjustment, is there a way to use the below layer as an Clipping Mask at the same time, rather than having to manually do this separately afterwards?
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How can I make a shortcut for 100% view in Illustrator?

Illustrator (and many other programs too) have a shortcut for resizing to fit/default Ctrl+0 My artboard is smaller than the space of fill in my screen, I'm wondering if there's a way to have a ...
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inkscape keyboard shortcut for resize

What is the inkscape keyboard shortcut (no mouse drag) equivalent of Ctrl+mouse drag to resize an object? I am trying to resize 2 objects by same factor. However with mouse it is difficult to know ...
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Search among artboards and symbols in sketch-app

I am use sketch ver. 51.1. Is it a way to search among artboards and components in order to access them quickly? I want to search in whole project, not just in current page. If it is possible with ...
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Focus view on selected layer in Photoshop

While working on a huge workspace I need Photoshop to focus the current view on the object / layer I selected, how can I do this?
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Illustrator: keyboard shortcut for color picker

I'm working on various color schemes for my design elements. I wish I could simply fill the elements by copying and pasting hex-values using keyboard shortcuts. Everytime, I have to double click on ...
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Is there a way to navigate from artboards to layers in Sketch from keyboard?

I'm new to Sketch and trying to learn as many keyboard shortcuts as possible. I know that you can use tab and shift + tab to navigate up and down through layers OR artboards but I can't see a way to ...
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How to change InkScape path opacity with shortcuts?

Closely Related: What is the shortcut key for object opacity in Illustrator? When tracing, I would like to be able to quickly change the opacity of the path I am editing with a keyboard or mouse ...
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Photoshop shortcut for File, Save As, Format: PNG or JPG, Save, OK

Classical situation: you're working in Photoshop on a PSD file and you want a to export it to PNG or JPG. Here is the usual way: menu File > Save As > Click on Format > Find PNG in the list and ...
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Photoshop action 'select forward layer' has 'without make visible' attached by default. Can I change this?

I'm trying to make an action that makes a change, then moves up a layer, making it visible in the process. However, when I use the Alt + ] or Alt + [ shortcuts, it only cycles visible layers. When I ...
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Is there a way to select the eyedropper tool while typing?

Is there a way to use the eyedropper tool while typing? I cant' type "I" to select it, because that just inserts the letter i.
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InDesign: how to expand all collapsed links

Is there a way to expand up all the links listed in the 'Links' panel at once? I want to get a quick overview of all the extra info I toggle to display in links (resolution, color mode, etc.). Is ...
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Save as two formats automatically {Inkscape}

Is it possible to make inkscape save two formats not just one at a time? Preferably without appearing where to save the file every time, because I would predefine it, and without appearing portable ...
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Is there a full list of hotkeys/shortcuts for Invision Studio yet? [closed]

I was wondering if there was already a complete list of all the key bindings for Invision Studio? I noticed some unintuitive bindings such as the use of Backspace as Delete. That got me wondering what ...
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What's the alternative of using Cmd+\ in InDesign to align text?

My co-worker is the one who taught me this short key in InDesign. It's very useful to align content for a much cleaner look, but it can only be used if the content is in the same paragraph or ...
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Presets for a specific zoom in illustrator

Just hoping someone has figured out a shortcut (preferably keyboard shortcut) in illustrator to snap the zoom to 133% (a visual 1:1 scale for online's 72pdi).
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Little window showing zoomed contents near the brush while holding specific key

I am looking for the following feature in Photoshop (natively or as a plugin): When you press and hold down the specific key, a little window will appear at the corner what shows the zoomed content ...
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How to switch between group and layers using a keyboard shortcut

How do I switch, using a keyboard shortcut, from selecting a grouped layer to selecting the layers grouped individually?
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Photoshop - Keyboard shortcut for entering text editing mode?

Is there any keyboard shortcut for entering text editing mode for selected text layer without clicking or double-clicking with the mouse? This can be duplicate, but no duplicated question answered ...
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How to save keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop

After 1 or 2 years if I need to format of my Windows PC with a fresh installation, how can I keep my keyboard shortcuts that I configured manually?
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Where do I find foreign keyboard sets in inDesign?

I am running an English version of inDesign with a german keyboard. Unfortunately, some of the shortcuts don’t work, due to the QUERTZ keyboard layout. If I remember correctly, the English version of ...
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Change shortcuts in Inkscape

What is the easiest way to change shortcuts in Inkscape? After watching a few tutorials it seems that the most widespread way to do this is by changing a little bit of code. But is there a less ...
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Photoshop: how to export and quickly open as AI file?

I have a design in a Photoshop layer that one I want to open as an AI file. Is there any quick way to export to an AI file?
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What is the shortcut key for object opacity in Illustrator?

I am changing object opacity in Illustrator manually. Is there a keyboard shortcut to make an object's opacity 90%?
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Photoshop: Shortcut for swapping foreground and background colour

There surely is a shortcut in photoshop that allows me to swap foreground and background colour. In case you don't know what I am talking about, these are the two swatches in question: If someone ...
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Shortcut to Repeating the Last Action in Photoshop

There's a very cool shortcut in Illustrator: you press Command/CTRL+d and Illustrator repeats the last action for you. Is there a shortcut that does this or at least something similar in Photoshop?
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Automatically resize text box in Illustrator

I want to know if there's a keyboard shortcut that will resize the text box to show all of my text in Illustrator similar to the way that Option+CMD+C works in InDesign? So if my text can't fit as ...
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Keyboard Shortcut For 'Show Transform Controls' in Photoshop

Does anyone know if you can set up a key command to toggle Show Transform Controls off and on? Transforming with CMD + T off and on is the best solution that I know of, but it would be nice to have a ...
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What is the shortcut for duplicating a layer to a new document?

In Photoshop the shortcut CTRL + J can be used to duplicate a layer or multiple layers within a document. Is there a similar shortcut to duplicate a layer to a new document? I am aware that one can ...
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Set primary color in Photoshop from hex code in clipboard

I already have set a hotkey to "Copy color's HEX code". When pressing Ctrl+Shift+C it copies the hex code of the primary color to clipboard, so that I can paste it into another application. This is ...
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Importing shortcuts from CorelDRAW to Illustrator

I'm a user of CorelDRAW since x5. To make some things faster, I'm using Adobe Illustrator with Corel now. Since I have a lot of experience with Corel, it becomes usual to do everything with shortcuts ...
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Illustrator: stuck in Outline view mode [closed]

I go to view and select Preview, does not do anything. I do Ctrl+Y and get nothing. I do Ctrl on the eyeball for my layers and get nothing. It just switched all the sudden and no I cannot get back. ...
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Illustrator: Eyedropper copy only color, not other formatting

Can I copy only the color from another object using the eyedropper without copying other formatting?
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Why can't I use keyboard shortcuts with Illustrator? [closed]

I am unable to use simple key shortcuts while using my wacom pen. For example, when I try to make an image larger by dragging one of its corners, while holding shift, it doesn't recognize that I'm ...
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How to map a key for “Show/Hide All Effects” in Photoshop?

I use Photoshop CC (2015, on mac) and I realized that blending effects do affect performance badly. I just found out that I can show or hide all effects using Layer > Layer Style > Show All Effects, ...
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Photoshop: navigation hidden, how to bring it back

In my photoshop CS6 the navbar is hidden. How can I get it back?
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Gimp: is there a way to combine shortcuts?

I'm recording a video screencapturing Gimp, and there are a few different tools I use, like drawing with a pencil at a given brush size, erase at a different size, add new layer, and delete the ...
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Indesign: what are the blue outlines around objects and how can they be hidden / toggled on or off?

How do you hide the "blue outlines" around objects in InDesign? Every new object I create on an InDesign board is surrounded by a thin blue outline. I don't know what these are called as I'm a newbie ...
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Quick steps with layers in PS

I'm new here. I was wondering if is there a way to separate the six elements from this layer 1 into six different layers like the image below in a single step. For now I'm using the lasso tools and ...
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Disable H + Click in Photoshop

I drag my canvas across my screen a lot, using the Hand Tool (H). The problem is, I tend to click immediately after going to this tool. This triggers the H + Left Click shortcut for a zoomed canvas ...
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Is there a shortcut or automated way to create a rectangle the same size of a picture on Adobe Illustrator?

I have many imported images on Illustrator and would like to create a rectangle with the same size of each, and on the same layout, without clicking on every picture and then "Transform", noting down ...
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Illustrator: Shortcut for switching documents

Is there a shortcut in Illustrator (CC 2017) to switch between opened documents?
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How to COMPLETELY disable all channels shortcuts in Photoshop CC? (Mac OS)

Is there a way to override and disable the default shortcuts to select/toggle channels in photoshop? (the shortcuts are currently ⌘~, ⌘1, ⌘2, ⌘3). I know you can set custom shortcuts for most things ...
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Where does Adobe InDesign CC 2015 for Mac store user customised keyboard shortcut sets, and how to import them to InDesign on another computer?

In the InDesign Presets/InDesign Shortcut Sets folder under my applications, there are only PageMaker, QuarkXPress and Default shortcut sets. The set I defined and saved in InDesign is no where to be ...
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Is there a shortcut for “Auto Shrink” on GIMP?

In order to Auto Shrink a selection, I find the toolbar window (TabTab) and push the "Auto Shrink" button. I do this quite often and would like to know if there's a shortcut built in to GIMP. If not,...