Selecting and moving objects

Result

Action

Repositions marquee while selecting*

Any marquee tool (except single column and single row) + spacebar + drag

Adds to or subtracts from selection

Any selection tool + o or + drag

Intersects a selection

Any selection tool + -t> + ^ + drag

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Constrains marquee to square or circle (if no other selections are active)*

-t> + drag

Draws marquee from center (if no other selections are active)*

^ + drag

Constrains shape and draws marquee from center *

^c + drag

H

Si (except when , or any pen tool*, slice, path tool*, shape tool*, rectangle image map§, circle image map§, or polygon image map§ is selected)

Switches from f to *

^ + drag

Switches from to *

+ click

Moves copy of selection

+ + drag selection*

Moves selection area 1 pixel

Any selection + g g g g +

Moves selection 1 pixel

+ B g g 0 ♦*

Moves layer 1 pixel when nothing selected on layer

g g g gt

Decreases or increases detection width*

+ [ or ]

Accepts cropping or exits cropping

i + Return or Esc

Makes protractor *

# + + drag end point

Snaps guide to ruler ticks

0 + drag guide

Toggles guide orientation

+ drag guide

'Hold down O to move 10 pixels *Applies to shape tools *Not in ImageReady § ImageReady only

Painting

Result

Action

Any painting tool + ^ (also any shape tool + ^c)

Selects background color

* + ^ + click

"y *

/ + O

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Deletes > *

> + ^ + click

Sets opacity, tolerance, strength, or exposure for painting mode

Any painting or editing tool + number keys (e.g., 0 = 100%, 1 = 10%, 4 then 5 in quick succession = 45%) (For Airbrush, use <h + number keys)

Sets flow for painting mode

Any painting or editing tool + o+ number keys (e.g., 0 = 100%, 1 = 10%, 4 then 5 in quick succession = 45%) (For Airbrush, omit <h)

Cycles through blending modes

o+ g g

Fills selection/layer with foreground or background color

^ + Delete, or ^ + Delete*

Fills from history*

^ + as + Delete*

Displays Fill dialog box

Delete

Lock transparent pixels on/off

/

Connects points with a straight line

Any painting tool + click

'Hold down O to preserve transparency *Not in ImageReady

Editing

Result

Action

Moves type in image

+ drag type when Type layer is selected

Aligns left, center, or right*

I + + & + L, C, or R

Aligns top, center, or bottom*

I + O + %% + L, C, or R

Selects 1 character left/right, or 1 line down/up, or 1 word left/right

i>+gg(rig,or<n-^ + gg

Selects characters from insertion point to mouse click point

0+ click

Moves 1 character left/right, 1 line down/ up, or 1 word left/right

g g,g g,or^ + g g

Designates new origin over existing type

-t> + click or click + drag

Selects word, line, paragraph, or story

Double-click, triple-click, quadruple-click, or quintuple-click

Shows/Hides selection on selected type

& + H (OS 9); Control + & + H (OS X)

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Toggles Underlining on/off*

0 + & + u

Toggles Strikethrough on/off*

o + % + /

Toggles All Uppercase on/off*

O+tt + K

Toggles Small Caps on/off*

0+ & + H

Toggles Superscript on/off*

Toggles Subscript on/off*

o+ + & + +

Chooses 100% horizontal scale*

i> + & + x

Chooses 100% vertical scale*

0+ + & + X

Chooses Auto leading*

+ & + A

Chooses 0 for tracking*

or o + jg + Control + Q (OS X)

Justifies paragraph; left aligns last line*

0 + & + J

Justifies paragraph; forces last line*

0+ & + F

Toggles paragraph hyphenation on/off*

0 + ^ + & + H

Toggles single/every-line composer on/ off*

O+^ + ^+T

Decreases/increases type size of selected text 2 pts/px

^ + + < >t

Decreases/increases leading 2 pts/px

^ + ID ET

Decreases/increases baseline shift 2 pts/ px

O + + ID

Decreases/increases kerning/tracking 20/ 1000 ems

x + BQ,t

'Hold down = to decrease/increase 10x

"Hold down :#: to decrease/increase 7 Ox *Not in ImageReady

Path editing*

Result

Action

Selects multiple anchor points

> + o + click

Selects entire path

> + ^ + click

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Duplicates a path (works with any pen tool)

4 + ^ + Si + drag (for all pen tools)

Switches from t i, + ■ - or i to >

si

Switches from t^ to when over path

Switches from > to i when pointer is over anchor point or direction point

^ + si

Switches from i, or i, to i when pointer is over anchor or direction point

Closes path

sP + double-click

Closes path with straight-line segment

P + + double-click

*Not in ImageReady

Si Command o Shift Option □ Key

Slicing and Optimizing

Result

Action

Toggles browser dither for selected image pane in Optimized view§

0 + Si+Y

Toggles through gamma previews in selected image pane§

^ + Si+Y

Toggles through Optimized/2up/4up/ Original views§

Si + Y

Toggles between slice tool and slice selection tool

si

Draws square slice

0 + drag

Draws from center outward

+ drag

Draws square slice from center outward

^ + 0 + drag

Repositions slice while creating slice

Spacebar + drag

Opens context-sensitive menu

Control + click on slice

§ ImageReady only

§ ImageReady only

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