Questions tagged [shortcuts]

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

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How to create a darken/lighten keyboard shortcut in Illustrator?

Searching for greyscale keyboard shortcuts I stumbled upon this nice useful video. However at minute 1:15 she uses a keyboard shortcut to quickly lighten and darken the selected colors. How does she ...
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How to save file as a copy in Photoshop (1 click shortcut)

Is there a script or quick shortcut to save a file as a Pdf (as a copy)? I find myself making small edits to a file, and need to save each change as a separate copy, and it takes 5 steps to save each ...
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why the (ALT + right-click) brush resizing shortcuts does not work in illutrsator?

I bought an adobe illustrator, but when I tried to change the size or the hardness of the brush with (ALT + right-click) it doesn't work. and when I try with [ and ] keys, the size of the brush does ...
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Repeat last selection in Inkscape

Repeating the last selection can be useful. For example: Sometimes you apply changes to several selected objects simultaneously. To properly appreciate the result and avoid clutter, it is necessary ...
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Is it possible to resize the page interactively in Inkscape?

I would like to resize the page interactively in Inkscape, either with the mouse or with a keyboard shortcut. Is this possible? If it were not possible, could this potentially be a desirable feature, ...
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Why is the Illustrator shortcut for “Font Size Step Up” not working?

I am trying to Increase font size using the short cut for Font Size Step Up/Down Alt+Shift+Ctrl+. Alt+Shift+Ctrl+, But neither are working, I have tried on both Area Type, Point Type, text selected, ...
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Background color changing instead of foreground

I recently imported shortcuts to Photoshop, but whenever I change color it's the background one that keeps changing. It's incredibaly annoying when I draw. The obvious answer would be to delete the ...
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What does “Uniform Type” mean in Adobe Illustrator (cmd-shift-X)?

Today I was updating my Adobe Illustrator keyboard shortcuts under Edit › Keyboard Shortcuts. Under Menu Commands › Other Text, there is a shortcut for Uniform Type (shift-command-X). Does anyone know ...
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Is there a way to add keyboard shortcuts to the “Colors” menu?

I'd like to add keyboard shortcuts for Colors>Curves and Colors>Levels, which I use frequently. The "Colors" menu doesn't appear in under Edit>Keyboard Shortcuts that I can see. Is ...
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Can you define which document gets created with Alt + Ctrl + N in Illustrator?

Ctrl Alt N in Illustrator bypasses the New Document dialog and immediately creates a new document for you. Is there any way to set this up to always spawn a specific document (template) when you press ...
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Can I use a shortcut key to select the hex code box?

I'm trying to set up a macro key to Color Panel for use hex codes easily. F6 key opens the Color Panel but how can I activate the hex code box with a shortcut key? I know, it's a weird question. All I ...
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Setting default values (graphic style) in Ilustrator that apply for every document

I am new here and this is my first question. Hopefully it's okay to ask for more details to a question which has been solved eight years ago: Illustrator: How do you change default Fill/Stroke Colors ...
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Photoshop shortcut to select specific color swatches

Is there any shortcut to change brush tool color that I'm currently using from green swatch to red swatch? I need to have several colors that I would change constantly using shortcuts.
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How do I turn off the Sub-Selection Tool “A”?

Here is an image of the sub selection tool: How do I unselect this tool after I am done using it to adjust the vector shape?
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CorelDRAW Font List shortcut not working

I have added a shortcut for Font List(Ctrl+shift+F) but it won't work unless opening Options (Ctrl+Alt+F) and closing it, after that i can select my text and use the shortcut to change the font
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How to duplicate items in Adobe Xd while also adding spacing like in Sketch?

One of my favorite keyboard shortcuts in Sketch is the duplicate items cmdd as explained here. In Adobe XD the same option is available, however it duplicates the items in the exact same position as ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut I can make to automatically fill a selected polygon area in LibreOffice Draw?

I'm aware that there is a shortcut simply to open the Fill Area menu, but I'm tired of moving my mouse around as I have several, rather large PDFs I have to fill boxes in to answer questions. My ...
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Photoshop “Export > Export As” or “Export > Save For Web” in size 600px + auto suffix in filename

When working with an image in Photoshop, I'd like to have a simple keyboard shortcut, like in Photoshop shortcut for File, Save As, Format: PNG or JPG, Save, OK, that automatically does: Export > ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut in Photoshop to select the lowest layer?

The scenario is that i have 7 different layers and obviously, my screen monitor can't show them all (just only five layers). If i select the upper-most layer(the layer panel will adjust up) then I ...
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Pathfinder Panel > Pathfinders: Merge Doesn't Work with Shortcuts

I’m merging about one hundred (100) fill-only half circles into whole circles—fill only. Pathfinder Panel > Pathfinders: Merge works perfectly if I click on it in the panel—that’s not the issue. ...
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Inkscape equivalent of paste in front/back

Adobe Illustrator has nice handy shortcuts for paste, ctrl+f which pastes in front of selected object and ctrl+b which paste in the back of selected object. How can I manage this in Inkscape? I ...
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Photoshop - With Layer 'A' clicked in the Layers window, how do I make a selection for Layer 'B' from the canvas?

Normally I would do these steps to achieve the image above: 1) Click 'A' from the Layers window. 2) Find 'B' from the Layers window, but not click it. 3) Cmd+Click 'B' from the Layers window to ...
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Text Committing keyboard shortcut Consistency across Adobe Apps - AE, Premiere, Illustrator & Photoshop

Different Adobe application uses different ways to commit text (or exit text-editing mode) Photoshop - Numeric Enter Key & Escape Key Premiere - Numeric Enter Key & Escape Key Illustrator -...
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Shortcut to change typeface?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to change the typeface? I press control-T which brings up the character selector which is nice. Then I press tab and it hides all the menus instead of going to the next ...
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Photoshop: How am I supposed to change the keyboard shortcut for “Select Next/Previous Layer”?

According to Photoshop keyboard shortcuts page, the shortcut for "Select next layer down/up" is ALT+[ or ALT+] meaning it hasn't even been set up yet since the [ or ] defines the user changing it ...
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How to zoom using Alt+mouse wheel without highlighting shortcut letters?

There is this very helpful zoom shortcut in Photoshop: ALT+mouse wheel. But it has a very bad side effect: because it uses ALT the shortcut letters of the menus get highlighted (e.g. F for File, E ...
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Illustrator power shortcut

EDIT: Is there a direct shortcut to access the Width field on the Transform Panel in Illustrator? Original text: transform panel ( panel select box width ) shortcut key required. shift +f8 normal. (...
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Assign Ctrl+Tab as switch images in Gimp?

Is there a way to assign Next Image and Previous Image as Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+Shift+Tab respectively? I've tried using the keyboard shortcuts dialogue but I can't seem to get it to work. I click on the ...
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GIMP: How do I “step to previous frame” in Animation Playback?

GIMP has the tool Animation Playback (found under Filters/Animation) to help with creating animations. When creating an animation, it is very useful to be able to manually "scrub" through the frames. ...
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Proper shortcut to the Fill dialog box in Photoshop

What is the "proper" shortcut to bring up the Fill dialog box in Photoshop? In almost every tutorial on Youtube I can see Shift + Delete being used, which doesn't work for me. I'm on Windows and I use ...
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How to locate an object in the Layers panel with a shortcut?

In my artboard, I have tons of objects. I'd like to focus it on Layers panel with some mouse/keyboard shortcut or combination. Like in Photoshop, I can easily right click + alt to focus the layer on ...
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How to add shortcut key in illustrator [duplicate]

With the reference video below. How can i add shortcut key to screen & multiply. Any suggestion or help. Thanks Reference video
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How to zoom and pan very quick in Illustrator?

I'm new with Illustrator. Previously I was working with Affinity Designer. I make illustrations and for that I quickly need to zoom in and zoom out and pan also. I can do that very simply in Affinity ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcuts for the fixed size marquee in Photoshop?

I use the rectangular marquee tool a lot, specially the fixed size option, is there a shortcut to swap the width and height of it? Also is there a shortcut to apply new dimensions?
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making an action for join and smooth anchors in illustrator

Very commonly I need to join separate anchor points and convert to smooth whit these buttons. I wanted to speed up the process so I tried making an action for it so that I could just assign it to a ...
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Is there a way to apply a shortcut to a colour swatch in inDesign CC (2019)?

I've been programming a keyboard with shortcuts for various Adobe programs. I've created a company colour pallette to share among the softwares. I mostly use InDesign and would to create a shortcut ...
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How to move contour of selection instead of content of selection (GIMP)?

I was able to do so, but those buttons gone (probably compatability with new hardware issue) , but anyway I need some workaround - shortcut or using a menu bar. How I was doing it in the past: I ...
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How do I scroll horizontally through a Sketch canvas like Illustrator does?

In Illustrator you have the very handy CTRL+mouse scroll shortcut to quickly scroll horizontally through your canvas. I want to do the same in Sketch (not necessarily with the same shortcuts). How ...
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how to set shortcut for brush size in photoshop

in photoshop, '[]' is too far from main shortcut and 'cv' is also has to be hit multiple times until I get the size I want. I really like kritas brush size shortcut. shift + pen drag. Is there ...
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Can I drag and drop layer as another layer mask in Photoshop?

I have a black and white layer in Photoshop. I want to drag and drop that layer quickly on another layer as a layer mask. Is it possible? Current workflow I'm using is: Select b/w layer Ctrl+A to ...
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Shortcut to select themove the cursor to some time

I just want a shortcut to focus on this cursor timer Like this!! So that I don't have to all the way to that corner and click then type the cursor time... is there any shortcut for it??
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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 using 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 ...