Video:Adobe Photoshop Shortcutswith Don Schechter
Whether you're a professional Graphic Artist or you just want to re-touch your favorite photos, Adobe Photoshop Shortcuts can make your Photoshop workflow a great deal more efficient in just a few easy steps.See Transcript
Transcript:Adobe Photoshop ShortcutsHi, I am Don Schecter for About.com Computing.
There are a lot of options to choose from when using a program like Photoshop. That's why knowing how to manage keyboard shortcuts is important. Today I will show you how to do just that with Photoshop CS.
Locating Photoshop ShortcutsTo create your own shortcuts in Photoshop CS or CS2, go to the Edit Menu and select Keyboard Shortcuts. The Keyboard Shortcuts dialog box serves as a shortcut editor, and includes all the commands that support shortcuts.
Modifying Photoshop Shortcut OptionsTo modify the keyboard shortcuts you'll have to create a new shortcut set. Click on the icon between the disk and trash icon at the top. Name your new shortcut list and hit save.
Now select a heading from the dropdown menu on the left that says Shortcuts For. This allows you to view all of the Photoshop commands in either the Application Menus, the Palette Menus, or the Tools.
I'll select the Tools. Commands that already have a shortcut will be indicated in the menu. You can change these if you'd prefer by clicking on the shortcut, typing in a new shortcut, and pressing Accept at the top right side of the dialog box.
You may get a conflict warning which means your shortcut letter is conflicting with another shortcut. It's up to you to accept those changes.
Create Custom Photoshop ShortcutsTo make a totally new shortcut, click on the blank space beside the menu command and type in the shortcut you'd like to use. Override the warning if there is one and click accept to save the shortcut. Hit ok and you're finished.
Shortcuts can save you a lot of time when working with Photoshop.
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