Questions tagged [shortcuts]

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

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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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How do I bulk-select consecutive target layers in the Layers panel in Illustrator?

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 In most UIs, selecting item 2 and shift+clicking on item 6 would select the following: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 but in Illustrator when you click on the target icon in the Layers panel to ...
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Photoshop shortcut for File, Save As, Format: PNG or JPG, Save, OK [duplicate]

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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How to access the rotate by angle functionality of Illustrator's Rotate Tool

I read that when I select the Rotate Tool (R) in Illustrator CS6 then Alt + Click on a point to select the rotational reference, a dialog should popup prompting for an angle. When I did that nothing ...
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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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How to align all objects in the center of the artboard using Illustrator?

Is there a shortcut to align all objects in the center of an artboard instead of doing it manually?
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Shortcut to hide all guides and stuff (inDesign)

I often feel overwhelmed by so much guides and frame edges in inDesign. Is there a shortcut to show/hide all of these in order to get some immediate glimpse of the final result?
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How can I quickly enter editing mode of a selected text layer?

I'm looking to solve a workflow issue; editing a selected layer's text without having to go back to the mouse each time. You can change the selected layer via keyboard shortcuts, so if you could also ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to hide selected layers in Photoshop

Similar to Illustrator, is there something like CMD + 3 that would let me hide selected layers?
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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 switch between blending modes in Adobe Illustrator with the keyboard?

In Photoshop you can select next or prev blending mode with cursor up and down, but can't do the same in the Adobe Illustrator. How to fix that? Maybe shortcuts or scripts can help...
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Why did my InDesign preview mode background turn black?

I know that you can change the preview mode background color in Preferences>Guides and Pasteboards. When I was working on a document, without going into preferences, my preview mode (shortcut: W) ...
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Color Value Shortcut

So I am looking for a special shortcut or plugin (in either Illustrator or Photoshop) to select a color and export a text version of the color values. For example... I select a green color, then ...
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