The ultimate tool for making you super efficient when designing

The sole purpose of Design Shortcuts is to make life twice as easier, for fellow Photoshop and Illustrator users. This is the ultimate cheat sheet on how you can access your favorite tools by simple pressing a few keys on the keyboard.

Please select a tool below:

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Photoshop

    Tools

  • V + ⌘

    Selection tool

  • V

    Move Tool

  • M

    Rectangle Marque Tool

  • L

    Lasso Tool

  • W

    Magic Wand Tool

  • I

    Eye Dropper Tool

  • J

    Healing brush Tool

  • B

    Brush Tool

  • C

    Clone Stamp Tool

  • E

    Eraser Tool

  • G

    Paint Bucket

  • O

    Doge tool

  • P

    Pen Tool

  • T

    Type tool

  • A

    Direction tool

  • U

    Rectangle tool<

  • H

    Hand Tool

  • R

    Rotate View Tool

  • View

  • Z

    Zoom Tool

  • ⌘ + +

    Zoom In

  • ⌘ + -

    Zoom Out

  • + 0

    Fit Screen

  • Tab

    Hide all tools and panels

  • ++ Page Up/Down

    Scroll image left or right in window

  • + ~

    Switch open tabs

  • + R

    Show/Hide Rulers

  • + ;

    Show/Hide Guides

  • + '

    Show/Hide Grid

  • Layers

  • + N

    New Layer

  • + J

    New Layer via Copy

  • ++ J

    New Layer via Cut

  • + G

    Group Layers

  • ++ G

    Ungroup Layers

  • ++ ]

    Bring to Front

  • + ]

    Bring Forward

  • + [

    Send Backward

  • ++ [

    Send to Back

  • + E

    Merge Layers

  • ++ E

    Merge Visible

  • General

  • ⌘ +N

    New File

  • ⌘ +S

    Save

  • ++ S

    Save As

  • ⌘ +⇧ +⌥ +S

    Save for Web & Devices

  • + O

    Open

  • + Q

    Quit

  • + W

    Close

  • + P

    Print

  • + Z

    Undo/Redo

  • ++ Z

    Step Forward

  • ++ Z

    Step Backward

  • + X

    Cut

  • + C

    Copy

  • ⌘ + V

    Paste

  • ⌘ + K

    Preferences