This shortcuts list applys only to Adobe’s Photoshop CS versions. Some shortcuts might also work with older versions of Photoshop.

Photoshop Shortcuts – BIG List

Add Shape +
Subtract Shape –
Preserve Transparency (toggle) /
Decrease Brush Size [
Increase Brush Size ]
Decrease Brush Softness by 25% Shift+ [
Increase Brush Hardness by 25% Shift+ ]
Previous Brush < Next Brush >
First Brush Shift+ < Last Brush Shift+ >
Tool Opacity 10% ? 100% 1 ? 0
Flow / Airbrush Opacity 10% ? 100% Shift+1 ? 0
Path / Direct Selection Tool A
Brush / Pencil / Color Replacement Tool B
Crop Tool C
Default Colors D
Eraser Tool E
Cycle Screen Modes F
Gradient / Paint Bucket Tool G
Hand Tool H
Eyedropper / Sampler / Measure Tool I
Spot Healing / Healing / Patch / Red Eye J
Slice Tool K
Lasso Tool L
Marquee Tool M
Notes / Audio Annotation Tool N
Dodge / Burn / Sponge Tool O
Pen / Freeform Pen Tool P
Standard / Quick Mask Mode Q
Blur / Sharpen / Smudge Tool R
Clone / Pattern Stamp Tool S
Type Tool (Vertical / Horizontal) T
Shape Tool U
Move Tool V
Magic Wand Tool W
Switch Colors X
History / Art History Brush Tool Y
Zoom Tool Z
Hand Tool (toggle) Space
Zoom In (toggle) Ctrl+Space
Zoom Out (toggle) Alt+Space
Cycle Path / Direct Selection Tools Shift+A
Cycle Brush / Pencil / Color Replacement Shift+B
Cycle Eraser Tools Shift+E
Menubar (show / hide) Shift+F
Toggle Gradient / Paint Bucket Tools Shift+G
Cycle Eyedropper / Sampler / Measure Shift+ I
Cycle Spot / Healing / Patch / Red Eye Shift+J
Toggle Slice / Slice Select Tools Shift+K
Cycle Lasso Tools Shift+L
Toggle Rectangular / Elliptical Marquee Shift+M
Toggle Notes / Audio Annotation Tools Shift+N
Cycle Dodge / Burn / Sponge Tools Shift+O
Toggle Pen / Freeform Pen Tools Shift+P
Cycle Blur / Sharpen / Smudge Tools Shift+R
Toggle Clone / Pattern Stamp Tools Shift+S
Cycle Type Tools (Vertical / Horizontal) Shift+T
Cycle Shape / Line Tools Shift+U
Toggle History / Art History Brush Shift+Y
Airbrush (Brush Tool) Alt+Shift+P
Edit Alt+E
Assign Profile Ctrl+Alt+Shift+ [
Convert to Profile Ctrl+Alt+Shift+ ]
Clear (selection) Delete / Backspace
Color Settings Ctrl+Shift+K
Copy Ctrl+C
Copy Merged Ctrl+Shift+C
Cut Ctrl+X
Duplicate Free Transform Ctrl+Alt+T
Duplicate Transform Again Ctrl+Alt+Shift+T
Fade (last filter / adjustment) Ctrl+Shift+F
Fill Dialog Shift+Backspace
Fill from History Ctrl+Alt+Backspace
Fill from History & Preserve Trans. Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Backspace
Fill w/ Background & Preserve Trans. Ctrl+Shift+Backspace
Fill w/ Foreground & Preserve Trans. Alt+Shift+Backspace
Fill with Background Color Ctrl+Backspace
Fill with Foreground Color Alt+Backspace
Free Transform Ctrl+T
Keyboard Shortcuts Alt+Shift+Ctrl+K
Menus Ctrl+Alt+Shift+M
Paste Ctrl+V
Paste Into (selection) Ctrl+Shift+V
Paste Outside (selection) Ctrl+Alt+Shift+V
Preferences (General) Ctrl+K
Preferences (last used) Ctrl+Alt+K
Preset Manager Ctrl+Alt+ /
Purge All Ctrl+Shift+ ‘
Purge All (no dialog) Ctrl+Alt+Shift+ ‘
Step Backward (History) Ctrl+Alt+Z
Step Forward (History) Ctrl+Shift+Z
Stroke Ctrl+Alt+H
Transform Again Ctrl+Shift+T
Undo/Redo Ctrl+Z
Filter Alt+T
Add Noise Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Z
Extract Ctrl+Alt+X
Gaussian Blur Ctrl+Alt+Shift+G
Last Filter Ctrl+F
Last Filter (show dialog box) Ctrl+Alt+F
Lens Correction Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Y
Liquify Ctrl+Shift+X
Pattern Maker Ctrl+Alt+Shift+X
Smart Blur Ctrl+Alt+Shift+D
Smart Sharpen Ctrl+Alt+Shift+W
Unsharp Mask Ctrl+Alt+Shift+U
Vanishing Point Ctrl+Alt+V
Add Composite Selection Ctrl+Alt+Shift+ ~
Add Layer Mask Selection Ctrl+Alt+Shift+ \
Add Selection Channel 1 ? 9 Ctrl+Alt+Shift+1 ? 9
Channel / Rubylith View (toggle) ~
Layer Mask as Rubylith (toggle) \
Load Composite as Selection Ctrl+Alt+ ~
Load Layer Mask as Selection Ctrl+Alt+ \
Load Selection Channel 1 ? 9 Ctrl+Alt+1 ? 9
Select Channel 1 ? 9 Ctrl+1 ? 9
Select Composite Channel Ctrl+ ~
Select Layer Mask (Channel) Ctrl+ \
Show Composite Channel (toggle) Shift+ ~
Layer Alt+L
Blending Options Ctrl+Shift+O
Bring Forward Ctrl+ ]
Bring to Front Ctrl+Shift+ ]
Create / Release Clipping Mask (toggle) Ctrl+Alt+G
Group Layers Ctrl+G
Delete Layer (Group) Ctrl+Shift+ –
Delete Layer (Group) (no dialog) Ctrl+Alt+Shift+ –
Duplicate Layer (Group) Ctrl+Shift+Q
Duplicate Layer (no dialog) Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Q
Flatten Image Ctrl+Alt+Shift+0
Group into New Smart Object Ctrl+Alt+Shift+H
Layer Opacity 10% ? 100% 1 ? 0
Layer (Group) Properties Ctrl+ /
Layer via Copy Ctrl+J
Layer via Copy (with dialog) Ctrl+Alt+J
Layer via Cut Ctrl+Shift+J
Layer via Cut (with dialog) Ctrl+Alt+Shift+J
Merge Layers Ctrl+E
Merge Visible Ctrl+Shift+E
New Layer Ctrl+Shift+N
New Layer (no dialog) Ctrl+Alt+Shift+N
New Group Ctrl+Shift+ +
New Group (no dialog) Ctrl+Alt+Shift+ +
Next Layer Alt+ ]
Previous Layer Alt+ [
Select Previous Layer Alt+Shift+ [
Select Next Layer Alt+Shift+ ]
Send Backward Ctrl+ [
Send to Back Ctrl+Shift+ [
Stamp Down Ctrl+Alt+E
Stamp Visible Ctrl+Alt+Shift+E
Select Bottom Layer Alt+ ,
Select Top Layer Alt+ .
Select Layers to Bottom Layer Alt+Shift+ ,
Select Layers to Top Layer Alt+Shift+ .
Ungroup Layers Ctrl+Shift+G
Image Alt+I
Auto Color Ctrl+Shift+B
Auto Contrast Ctrl+Alt+Shift+L
Auto Levels Ctrl+Shift+L
Canvas Size Ctrl+Alt+C
Color Balance Ctrl+B
Color Balance (last settings) Ctrl+Alt+B
Crop Ctrl+Alt+Shift+C
Curves Ctrl+M
Curves (last settings) Ctrl+Alt+M
Desaturate Ctrl+Shift+U
Duplicate Ctrl+Shift+A
Duplicate (no dialog) Ctrl+Alt+Shift+A
Hue / Saturation Ctrl+U
Hue / Saturation (last settings) Ctrl+Alt+U
Image Size Ctrl+Alt+I
Invert Ctrl+ I
Levels Ctrl+L
Levels (last settings) Ctrl+Alt+L
Reveal All Ctrl+Alt+R
Rotate Arbitrary Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R
Shadow/Highlight Ctrl+Shift+ /
Shadow/Highlight (last settings) Ctrl+Alt+Shift+ /
Trim Ctrl+Alt+Y
Select Alt+S
All Ctrl+A
All Layers Ctrl+Alt+A
Color Range Ctrl+Alt+Shift+B
Contract Selection Ctrl+Alt+ [
Expand Selection Ctrl+Alt+ ]
Deselect Ctrl+D
Feather Ctrl+Alt+D
Inverse Ctrl+Shift+ I
Move Duplicate of Selection 10px Ctrl+Alt+Shift+ ?, ?, ?,
Move Duplicate of Selection 1px Ctrl+Alt+ ?, ?, ?, ?
Move Selection (while creating) Space
Move Selection 10px Ctrl+Shift+ ?, ?, ?, ?
Move Selection 1px Ctrl+ ?, ?, ?, ?
Move Selection Area 10px Shift+ ?, ?, ?, ?
Move Selection Area 1px ?, ?, ?, ?
Reselect Ctrl+Shift+D
View Alt+V
Actual Pixels Ctrl+Alt+0
Clear Guides Ctrl+Alt+Shift+ ;
Extras (show / hide) Ctrl+H
Fit on Screen Ctrl+0
Gamut Warning Ctrl+Shift+Y
Grid (show / hide) Ctrl+ ‘
Guides (lock / unlock) Ctrl+Alt+ ;
Guides (show / hide) Ctrl+ ;
New Guide Ctrl+Shift+R
Proof Colors (CMYK preview) Ctrl+Y
Rulers (show / hide) Ctrl+R
Smart Guides (toggle) Ctrl+Alt+Q
Snap (on / off) Ctrl+Shift+ ;
Target Path (show / hide) Ctrl+Shift+H
Zoom In Ctrl+ +
Zoom In & Resize Window Ctrl+Alt+ +
Zoom Out Ctrl+ –
Zoom Out & Resize Window Ctrl+Alt+ –
Window Alt+W
All Palettes (show / hide) Tab
Tool Bar & Palettes (show / hide) Shift+Tab
Actions Palette (show / hide) F9
Animation (show / hide) F11
Brushes Palette (show / hide) F5
Color Palette (show / hide) F6
Histogram (show / hide) F4
History (show / hide) F10
Info Palette (show / hide) F8
Layer Comps (show / hide) F3
Layers Palette (show / hide) F7
Options Bar (show) Return / Enter
New Window Ctrl+Shift+0
Help F1
About Photoshop Shift+F1
Accept Operation Return / Enter
Cancel Operation Esc / Ctrl+ .
Apply Zoom & Keep Zoom Field Active Shift+Return
New Frame (Animation) Ctrl+Alt+Shift+F
Play Action Ctrl+Alt+ .

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Align Left Ctrl+Shift+L
Align Right Ctrl+Shift+R
Bold (toggle) Ctrl+Shift+B
Center Text Ctrl+Shift+C
Change Kerning by 100/1000em Ctrl+Alt+ ?, ?
Change Kerning by 20/1000em Alt+ ?, ?
Decrease / Increase Baseline by 10pt Ctrl+Alt+Shift+ ?, ?
Decrease / Increase Baseline by 2pt Alt+Shift+ ?, ?
Decrease / Increase Leading by 10pt Ctrl+Alt+ ?, ?
Decrease / Increase Leading by 2pt Alt+ ?, ?
Decrease / Increase Type Size by 10pt Ctrl+Alt+Shift+ < , >
Decrease / Increase Type Size by 2pt Ctrl+Shift+ < , >
Hyphenation (toggle) Ctrl+Alt+Shift+H
Italic (toggle) Ctrl+Shift+I
Justify Paragraph (Force Last Line) Ctrl+Shift+F
Justify Paragraph (Left Align Last Line) Ctrl+Shift+J
Move Cursor One Word Left or Right Ctrl+ ?, ?
Move Cursor to End of Line End
Move Cursor to End of Story Ctrl+End
Move Cursor to Start of Line Home
Move Cursor to Start of Story Ctrl+Home
Move to Previous / Next Paragraph Ctrl+ ?, ?
Regular (toggle) Ctrl+Shift+Y
Select One Character to Left or Right Shift+ ?, ?
Select One Line (to end) Up or Down Ctrl+Shift+ ?, ?
Select One Line Up or Down Shift+ ?, ?
Select One Word to Left or Right Ctrl+Shift+ ?, ?
Select Type to End of Line Shift+End
Select Type to End of Story Ctrl+Shift+End
Select Type to Start of Line Shift+Home
Select Type to Start of Story Ctrl+Shift+Home
Set Horizontal Scale to 100% Ctrl+Shift+X
Set Leading to Auto Ctrl+Alt+Shift+A
Set Tracking to 0 Ctrl+Shift+Q
Set Vertical Scale to 100% Ctrl+Alt+Shift+X
Show / Hide Type Ctrl+H
Small Caps (toggle) Ctrl+Shift+H
Strikethrough (toggle) Ctrl+Shift+ /
Subscript (toggle) Ctrl+Alt+Shift+ +
Superscript (toggle) Ctrl+Shift+ +
Toggle Single / Every-Line Composer Ctrl+Alt+Shift+T
Underlining (toggle) Ctrl+Shift+U
Uppercase (toggle) Ctrl+Shift+K
Cancel Type Changes Esc
Commit Type Changes Ctrl+Return / Enter
Move View to Bottom Right End
Move View to Top Left Home
Next Document Ctrl+Tab
Previous Document Ctrl+Shift+Tab
Scroll View Down 10px Shift+PageDown
Scroll View Down One Page PageDown
Scroll View Left 10px Ctrl+Shift+PageUp
Scroll View Left One Page Ctrl+PageUp
Scroll View Right 10px Ctrl+Shift+PageDown
Scroll View Right One Page Ctrl+PageDown
Scroll View Up 10px Shift+PageUp
Scroll View Up One Page PageUp
Pan / Zoom Multiple Documents Shift
File Alt+F
Browse (Launch Adobe Bridge) Ctrl+Alt+O
Close Ctrl+W / Ctrl+F4
Close All Ctrl+Alt+W / Ctrl+Shift+
Close and Go To Bridge Ctrl+Shift+W
Edit in ImageReady Ctrl+Shift+M
Exit Ctrl+Q
File Info Ctrl+Alt+Shift+ I
New Document Ctrl+N
New Document (last settings) Ctrl+Alt+N
Open Ctrl+O
Open As Ctrl+Alt+Shift+O
Page Setup Ctrl+Shift+P
Print Ctrl+P
Print One Copy Ctrl+Alt+Shift+P
Print with Preview Ctrl+Alt+P
Revert F12
Save Ctrl+S
Save As Ctrl+Shift+S
Save As (Copy) Ctrl+Alt+S
Save for Web Ctrl+Alt+Shift+S
Blending Modes
Cycle Blending Modes Backward Shift+ –
Cycle Blending Modes Forward Shift+ +
Behind Alt+Shift+Q
Clear Alt+Shift+R
Color Alt+Shift+C
Color Burn Alt+Shift+B
Color Dodge Alt+Shift+D
Darken Alt+Shift+K
Difference Alt+Shift+E
Dissolve Alt+Shift+ I
Exclusion Alt+Shift+X
Hard Light Alt+Shift+H
Hard Mix / Threshold Alt+Shift+L
Hue Alt+Shift+U
Lighten Alt+Shift+G
Linear Burn Alt+Shift+A
Linear Dodge Alt+Shift+W
Linear Light Alt+Shift+J
Luminosity Alt+Shift+Y
Multiply Alt+Shift+M
Normal Alt+Shift+N
Overlay Alt+Shift+O
Pin Light Alt+Shift+Z
Saturation Alt+Shift+T
Screen Alt+Shift+S
Soft Light Alt+Shift+F
Vivid Light Alt+Shift+V
Pass Through (Groups) Alt+Shift+P
Desaturate (Sponge Tool) Alt+Shift+D
Saturate (Sponge Tool) Alt+Shift+S
Highlights (Dodge & Burn Tools) Alt+Shift+H
Midtones (Dodge & Burn Tools) Alt+Shift+M
Shadows (Dodge & Burn Tools) Alt+Shift+S