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CS5 Transform Selections, Selection Borders, and Paths Shortcuts Keys


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CS5 Transform Selections, Selection Borders, and Paths Shortcuts Keys

Transform Selections, Selection Borders, and Paths

Key
Description

alt

Transform from center or reflect

shift

Constrain

ctrl

Distort

enter

Apply

ctrl+. (period) or esc

Cancel

ctrl+alt+t

Free transform with duplicate data

ctrl+shift+alt+t

Transform again with duplicate data

 

Edit Paths

Key
Description

Direct selection tool+shift+click

Select multiple anchor points

Direct selection tool+alt+click

Select entire path

Pen (any Pen tool), Path Selection or Direct Selection tool+ctrl+alt+drag

Duplicate a path

ctrl

Switch from Path Selection, Pen, Add Anchor Point, Delete Anchor Point, or Convert Point tools, to Direct Selection tool

alt

Switch from Pen tool or Freeform Pen tool to Convert Point tool when pointer is over anchor or direction point

Magnetic Pen tool, double-click

Close path

Magnetic Pen tool, alt-double-click

Close path with straight-line segment

 

Painting

Key
Description

Any painting tool+shift+alt+right-click and drag

Select foreground color from color picker

 

Any painting tool+alt or any shape tool+alt (except when Paths option is selected)

Select foreground color from image with Eyedropper tool

 

Eyedropper tool+alt+click

Select background color

 

Eyedropper tool+shift

Color sampler tool

 

Color sampler tool+alt+click

Deletes color sampler

 

Any painting or editing tool+1...9

Set opacity, tolerance, strength, or exposure for painting mode. 0 = 100%, 1 = 10%. Two numbers in quick succession (e.g. 45 = 45%)  When airbrush option is enabled, use shift+1...9)

 

Any painting or editing tool+shift+number keys

Sets flow for painting mode 0 = 100%, 1 = 10%. Two numbers in quick succession (e.g. 45 = 45%) When airbrush option is enabled, use shift+1...9)

 

alt+shift+1...9

Mixer Brush changes Mix setting

 

0...9

Mixer Brush changes Wet setting

 

0

Mixer Brush changes Wet and Mix to zero

 

shift++ / shift+- 

Cycle through blending modes

 

backspace or shift+backspace

Open Fill dialog box on background or standard layer

 

alt+backspace or ctrl+backspace

Fill with foreground or background color

 

ctrl+alt+backspace

Fill from history

 

shift+backspace

Displays Fill dialog box

 

/ (forward slash)

Lock transparent pixels on/off

 

Any painting tool+shift+click

Connects points with a straight line

 

 


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