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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Illustrator

    Tools

  • V

    Selection Tool

  • V

    Direct Selection tool

  • Y

    Magic wand tool

  • P

    Pen Tool

  • T

    Type tool

  • /

    Line Segment Tool

  • M

    Rectangle tool

  • B

    Brush Tool

  • N

    Pencil Tool

  • shift + B

    Blob Brush Tool

  • shift + E

    Eraser Tool

  • R

    Rotate Tool

  • S

    Scale Tool

  • Shift + W

    Width Tool

  • E

    Free Transform Tool

  • Shift + M

    Shape Builder Tool

  • Shift + P

    Perspective Grid Tool

  • U

    Mesh Tool

  • G

    Gradient Tool

  • I

    Eye Dropper Tool

  • W

    Blend Tool

  • Shift + S

    Symbol Sprayer Tool

  • J

    Column Graph Tool

  • G

    Eyedropper Tool

  • Shift + O

    Art Board Tool

  • S

    Slice Tool

  • H

    Hand Tool

  • z

    Zoom Tool

  • X

    Fill

  • View

  • Z

    Zoom Tool

  • + +

    Zoom In

  • + -

    Zoom Out

  • + 0

    Fit Screen

  • + ~

    Switch open tabs

  • + R

    Show/Hide Rulers

  • + ;

    Show/Hide Guides

  • + '

    Show/Hide Grid

  • General

  • + N

    New File

  • + S

    Save

  • ++ S

    Save As

  • ++ S

    Save a Copy

  • +++ S

    Save for Web

  • + O

    Open

  • + Q

    Quit

  • + W

    Close

  • + P

    Print

  • + Z

    Undo

  • + X

    Cut

  • + C

    Copy

  • + V

    Paste

  • + K

    Preferences

  • + M

    Minify Tabs