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Adobe Photoshop 6.0 with Adobe ImageReady 3.

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QUICK REFERENCE CARD for Windows®


Elliptical marquee
Single row marquee
Adobe Online Single column marquee Pencil (B) (Photoshop)
(N)† (ImageReady)
(M) Marquee Move (V) Polygonal lasso
Slice select
Magnetic lasso*
(L) Lasso Magic wand (W)

(C) Crop† Slice (K)


Art history*
Pattern stamp*
(J) Airbrush† Paintbrush (B)
Radial gradient *,‡
(S) Clone stamp History brush (Y)* Background eraser*
Angle gradient *,‡
Magic eraser
(E) Eraser Gradient (G)* Diamond gradient *,‡
Reflected gradient *,‡
Sharpen†
(R) Blur† Dodge (O)†
Smudge†
Paint bucket†
(A) Path component
Type (T)
selection* Burn†
Create a mask or selection*,‡
(P) Pen* Rectangle (U) Sponge†
Horizontally orient type‡
Vertically orient type‡
(N) Notes* Eyedropper (I)
Direct selection*
(H) Hand Zoom (Z) Color sampler*
Freeform pen* Measure*
Switch colors (X) Add anchor point*
Foreground color
Convert point*
Background color Circle image map §
(D) Default colors Delete anchor point* Polygon image map §
Image map select §
(Q) Standard mode* Quick mask mode (Q)* Magnetic pen*‡
Rounded rectangle
(F) Standard
Full screen mode (F) Ellipse
screen mode
Audio annotation* Custom shape*
(F) Full screen mode Jump to ImageReady Line
with menu bar (Ctrl + Shift + M)
Polygon*
Additional ImageReady Toolbox items

Adobe Online * Not in ImageReady



In a different location in the ImageReady toolbox.
(M) Rounded ‡ Tools appear in Options bar only.
rectangle marquee
§ ImageReady only.
(hidden below marquee)

(P) Rectangle image map


Toolbar shortcuts
• Press shortcut key (in parentheses) to select tool.
(A) Toggle Image map
Toggle slices visibility (Q)§ • Ctrl + Tab to cycle through open documents.*
visibility
Preview in default browser
• Alt + click tool or + press shortcut key to cycle through hidden tools
(Y) Rollover preview (Ctrl + Alt + P)§
(except ).
• Select tool, or select tool and press Enter to display Options bar.
Jump to Photoshop • Ctrl + click to display context-sensitive menu.
(Ctrl+ Shift + M)
• Press to constrain dragging or drawing to straight line or multiples of 45º.
• Press Caps Lock to use precise cross hair for brushes.
• Press Enter to apply an operation of the magnetic lasso*, or press Esc to cancel the operation.

The Quick Reference in online Help contains all shortcuts not shown on menus, including shortcuts for the
3D Transform, Hue/Saturation, and Curves dialog boxes.
Shift
*Not in ImageReady Key

Viewing
RESULT AC T I O N RESULT AC T I O N
Fits image in window Double-click , or Ctrl + Ø (zero) Scrolls image with hand tool* Spacebar + drag, or drag view area box in
Navigator palette
100% magnification Double-click , or Alt + Ctrl + Ø (zero)
Scrolls up or down 1 screen Page Up or Page Down†
Zooms in or out Ctrl + or
Scrolls up or down 10 units + Page Up or Page Down†
or Ctrl + spacebar, or Alt + spacebar
Moves view to upper left corner or lower Home or End
Applies zoom percentage, and keeps zoom + Enter in Navigator palette right corner
percentage box active*
Toggles layer mask on/off as rubylith* \
Zooms in on specified area of an image* Ctrl + drag over preview in Navigator
palette †Hold down Ctrl to scroll left (Page Up) or right (Page Down).

Selecting and moving objects


RESULT AC T I O N RESULT AC T I O N
Repositions marquee while selecting‡ Any marquee tool (except single column Switches from to * Alt + click
and single row) + spacebar + drag
Moves copy of selection + Alt + drag selection‡
Adds to or subtracts from selection Any selection tool + or Alt + drag †
Moves selection area 1 pixel Any selection +
Intersects a selection Any selection tool + + Alt + drag †‡
Moves selection 1 pixel +
Constrains marquee to square or circle‡ + drag †
Moves layer 1 pixel when nothing selected Ctrl +
Draws marquee from center‡ Alt + drag on layer
Constrains shape and draws marquee from + Alt + drag Increases or decreases detection width* + [ or ]
center‡
Accepts cropping or exits cropping + Enter or Esc
Ctrl (except when or any pen tool is
selected) Makes protractor * + Alt + drag end point
Switches from to * Alt + drag Snaps guide to ruler ticks + drag guide
Toggles guide orientation Alt + drag guide
†Hold down to move 10 pixels.
‡Applies to shape tools.

Painting
RESULT AC T I O N RESULT AC T I O N
Any painting tool + Alt Fills selection/layer with foreground or Alt + Backspace, or Ctrl + Backspace†
background color
Selects background color + Alt + click
Fills from history* Alt + Ctrl + Backspace†
* +
Displays Fill dialog box + Backspace
Deletes * + Alt + click
Lock transparent pixels on/off /
Sets opacity, pressure, or ex Any painting or editing tool + number keys
posure for painting mode (e.g., 0 = 100%, 1 = 10%, 4 then 5 in quick Connects points with a straight line Any painting tool + + click
succession = 45%)
†Hold down to preserve transparency.
Cycles through blending modes +
Shift
*Not in ImageReady Key

Editing
RESULT AC T I O N RESULT AC T I O N
Moves type in image Ctrl + drag type when Type is selected Toggles Subscript on/off* + Alt + Ctrl + +
Aligns left, center, or right* + + Ctrl + L, C, or R Chooses 100% horizontal scale* + Ctrl + X
Aligns top, center, or bottom* + + Ctrl + L, C, or R Chooses 100% vertical scale* + Alt + Ctrl + X
Selects 1 character left/right or 1 line + , Chooses Auto leading* + Alt + Ctrl + A
down/up, or 1 word left/right or + Ctrl +
Chooses 0 for tracking* + Ctrl + Q
Selects characters from insertion point to + click
mouse click point Justifies paragraph - left align last line* + Ctrl + J
Moves 1 character left/right, 1 line , , or Ctrl + Justifies paragraph - force last line* + Ctrl + F
down/up, or 1 word left/right Toggles paragraph hyphenation on/off* + Alt + Ctrl + H
Designates new origin over existing type Shift + click or click + drag Toggles single/every-line composer + Alt + Ctrl + T
Selects word, line, paragraph, or story Double-click, triple-click, quadruple-click, on/off*
or quintuple-click Decreases/increases type size of selected + Ctrl + < >†
Shows/Hides selection on selected type Ctrl + H text 2 pts./px.
Decreases/increases leading Alt + ††
Toggles Underlining on/off* + Ctrl + U
2 pts./px.
Toggles Strikethrough on/off* + Ctrl + / ††
Decreases/increases baseline shift + Alt +
Toggles All Uppercase on/off* + Ctrl + K 2 pts./px.
Toggles Small Caps on/off* + Ctrl + H Decreases/increases Alt + ††

kerning/tracking 20/1000 ems


Toggles Superscript on/off* + Ctrl + +

Hold down Alt to decrease/increase 10x.
††
Hold down Ctrl to decrease/increase 10x.

Path editing*
RESULT AC T I O N RESULT AC T I O N
Selects multiple anchor points + + click Switches from to when pointer is over Alt + Ctrl
anchor point or direction point
Selects entire path + Alt + click
Switches from or to when pointer Alt
Duplicates a path + Alt + Ctrl + drag is over anchor point or direction point.
Switches from to Ctrl Closes path + double-click
Switches from to when over path Alt Closes path with straight-line segment + Alt + double-click

Slicing and Optimizing


RESULT AC T I O N RESULT AC T I O N
Toggles browser dither for selected image + Ctrl + Y Draws square slice + drag
pane in Optimized view§
Draws from center outward Alt + drag
Toggles through gamma previews in Alt + Ctrl + Y
selected image pane§ Draws square slice from center outward Alt + + drag
Toggles through Optimized/ 2up/4up/ Ctrl + Y Reposition slice while creating slice Spacebar + drag
Original window§ Toggles snap to slices on and off Ctrl while drawing a slice
Toggles between Slice tool and Slice Ctrl Opens context-sensitive menu Right mouse button on slice
selection tool
§ImageReady only.
Shift
*Not in ImageReady
Key

Actions palette History palette


A. Turns set on/off.* A. Sets source for history brush.* A
J
B. Turns action on/off. A B. Snapshot*; B
B K
C. Turns command on/off; double-click on snapshot displays Rename
C Snapshot dialog box.
Alt + click turns current command on and all
others off.* C. States of the image, from first to most recent;
L C
D. Turns breakout point on/off; + Ctrl + Z steps forward;
Alt + click turns on current breakout point, and D Alt + Ctrl + Z steps backward*;
turns off all other breakout points in an action.* Alt + click duplicates any states except the
E. Stops action. current state.*
E F G H I
F. Records action. D. Drag slider moves selection between states. D E
G. Plays action; L. Double-click records commands again E. Creates new document from current state or
Ctrl + click plays a command. (double-click set or action displays Options snapshot.*
H. Creates new set.* dialog box).
I. Creates new action and begins recording; Other history shortcuts
Alt + click creates and begins recording new Other action shortcuts • Alt + Clear History (in History menu) clears
actions without confirmation. • F9 shows/hides palette. history permanently (No Undo).*
J. Double-click changes action options. • + click selects non-contiguous items of the
K. Reveals / hides content; same kind.
Ctrl + double-click plays entire action; • Ctrl + click selects contiguous items of the
Alt + click collapses/expands all components of same kind.
an action.†

Paths palette* Channels palette*


A. Path name; A A. Shows/hides channels;
+ Ctrl + click adds path to selection; Clicking top icon shows/hides composite
Ctrl + Alt click subtracts the path from selection; channel.
+ Alt + Ctrl + click retains intersection of B. Loads channel as a selection. A
path as a selection; C. Saves current selection as a new channel;
+ Ctrl + H hides path or selection. Alt + click sets options. E
B. Fills path with current foreground color; D. Ctrl + click creates a new spot channel.
Alt + click sets options. B C D E E. + click color channel selects/deselects in
C. Strokes path with current stroke tool; multiple color-channel selection.
Alt + click sets options.
D. Loads path as selections; Other channel shortcuts
Alt + click sets options. B C D
• + click alpha channel selects/deselects alpha
E. Makes selection a work path; channel and shows/hides as a Quick Mask. • ~ displays composite.
Alt + click sets options. • Double-click alpha channel displays channel • Ctrl + ~ selects composite.
options.

Brushes pop-up palette Swatches palette Color palette Info palette


• Click in empty area of palette creates new swatch • F6 shows/hides palette. • F8 shows/hides palette.
• Click in empty area of pop-up creates new brush.*
from foreground color.* • Alt + click color in color bar selects background • Click eyedropper icon changes color
• Alt + click brush deletes brush.*
• Ctrl + click swatch deletes swatch.* color. readout modes.*
• Double-click brush to rename brush.*
• Alt + click swatch selects background color. • Right mouse click color bar displays Color • Click cross-hair icon changes
• [ or ] decreases/increases brush size.*
• + click swatch replaces color.§ Bar menu. measurement units.*
• + [ or ] decreases/increases brush softness/
• + click on a second color selects multiple • + click color bar cycles through color choices.
hardness in 25% increments.*
contiguous colors.§
• + [ or ] selects first/last brush.§
• Ctrl + click on multiple colors selects multiple
• [ or ] selects previous/next brush.§
discontiguous colors. §
Shift
*Not in ImageReady
Key

Common palette Layers palette


shortcuts A. Layer lock options (from left to right);
Transparency, Image, Position, All; A
A. Ctrl + click thumbnail loads as selection; A B C
/ (forward slash) toggles lock transparency for
+ Ctrl + click thumbnail adds to current C. Deletes selected layer, channel, path, layer M
target layer, or last applied lock.
selection; effect/style, or state; B N
Alt + Ctrl + click thumbnail subtracts from B. Links/unlinks to/from target layer.
Alt + click deletes without confirmation. C. Indicates active paint layer (brush icon if layer C O
current selection; P
+ Alt + Ctrl + click intersects with current image is active, mask icon if layer mask is active). E
Other common palette shortcuts D Q
selection. D. Shows/hides layer or layer set;
• Tab shows/hides all palettes. Alt + click shows this layer or layer set
B. Creates new layer, channel, layer effect/style, E
• + Tab shows/hides all palettes except the only/shows all layers or layer sets.
path,or snapshot;
toolbox and options bar.* E. Double-click to edit layer effect/style options;
Alt + click sets options.
Alt + double-click hides effect/style; F R
+ drag effect/style to another layer/file to
Blending Mode N
add effect to target layer set;
G
S
All the shortcuts are + Alt +the letter. I
M Alt + drag effect/style to another layer/file to T
S copy effect and replace target layer style;
Other Blending mode palette O
+ Alt + drag effect/style to another
F H I J K L
shortcuts H layer/file to copy effect into target layer set.
• + + Alt + D to desaturate.* D F. Reveals/hides content; S. Alt + click groups/ungroups with/from previous
• + + Alt + S to saturate.* B
Alt + click reveals / hides all layers and effects. layer.
• + + Alt + S to dodge/burn K
G G. Points to clipping layer. T. Double-click to edit layer style;
shadows.* E H. Creates layer style. Alt + double-click for Layer Properties dialog.
X
• + + Alt + M to dodge/burn I. Creates layer mask with Reveal All/Reveal
U
midtones.* T Selection; Layers menu shortcuts
• + + Alt + H to dodge/burn C • Alt + Merge Down copies current layer to layer
Y
Alt + click creates layer mask as Hide All/Hide
highlights.* Selection; below.
• + Alt + L to threshold (Bitmap mode only)* • + Alt + Q to paint behind (Paintbrush Ctrl + click creates layer clipping path with • Alt + Merge Visible copies all visible layers to
• + Alt + R to clear (Paint bucket and line tool only) Reveal All/Reveal Selection; active layer.
tools only)* Alt + Ctrl + click creates layer clipping path with • Alt + Merge Linked copies visable linked layers to
Hide All/Hide Selection. active layer.
J. Creates new layer set;
Tool options bar Ctrl + click creates new layer set below current Other layer shortcuts
Create new shape layer Commit Cancel layer/layer set; • Ctrl + click layer thumbnail to load layer
Create new work path* Alt + click creates new layer set with dialog. transparency as selection.
Create filled region (Shape tools only) Alternative
K. Creates new fill/adjustment layer. • + Alt + [ or ] activates bottom/top layer.
Add to selection/shape area ( + drag* or +) L. Creates new empty layer;
Subtract from selection/shape area (Alt + drag* or -) • Alt + [ or ] selects next layer down/up.
Intersect selection/shape area ( + Alt*) Alt + click creates new empty layer with dialog; • Ctrl + [ or ] moves target layer down/up.
Ctrl + click creates new layer below target layer. • + Alt + Ctrl + E merges a copy of all visible
Exclude overlapping shape areas (Shape tools only)
Boolean features work with all Selection, Shape and Pen tools. M. Layer Set. layers into target layer.
* Shortcuts work with selection tools only. N. Links/unlinks layer to/from layer mask/layer • Ctrl + E merges down
Bring to front clipping path. • + Ctrl + E merges visible.
Bring forward O. Alt + click disables/enables layer clipping path.
Send backward • + Ctrl + [ or ] brings target layer to the
P. Double-click to open Layer Mask Options dialog; back/front, or back/front of set.
Send to back
+ click toggles layer maskon/off; • Right mouse click on layer set for layer set prop-
Work with Slice and Image map select tool.§
\ (backslash), or + Alt + click toggles erties and transperency.
Align top edges Distribute top edges rubylith mode for layer mask on/off;
Align vertical centers Distribute vertical centers • + Alt + P for pass through blending mode for
Align bottom edges Distribute bottom edges Alt + click toggles layer mask and composite
layer set.
image.
Align left edges Distribute left edges Q. Double-click selects all type and temporarily
Align horizontal centers Distribute horizontal centers selects type tool.
Align right edges Distribute right edges R. Indicates New Fill or Adjustment layer.
Shift
*Not in ImageReady
Key

Extract Image Liquify Image ImageReady


toolbox shortcuts* toolbox shortcuts Animation palette
Edge highlighter tool (B) Warp tool (W)
Frame shortcuts
Fill tool (G) Twirl clockwise tool (R) • + click on second frame selects/
Eraser tool (E) Twirl counterclockwise tool (L) deselects multiple frames.
Eyedropper tool (I) Pucker tool (P) • Ctrl + click on multiple frames selects/
Cleanup tool (C) Bloat tool (B) deselects multiple discontiguous frames.
Edge touchup tool (T) Shift pixels tool (S) • + Alt + paste frames replaces thedestination
Zoom tool (Z) Reflection tool (M) frame with the copied frames.
Hand tool (H) • + Ctrl + - drag moves the content of
Reconstruct tool (E)
selected layer concurrently in all selected
Freeze tool (F)
animation frames.
Thaw tool (T)
• Alt + paste frame gives most recent screen option
Other Extract* Image and Liquify selected and bypasses dialog box.
Image shortcuts
(Extract* only) (Liquify only)
• Alt toggles between edge highlighter tool and • Alt + tool reverses direction for Shift Pixels and
eraser tool. Reflect tools. ImageReady Transform of selections,
• Ctrl with edge highlighter tool selected toggles • Alt + drag in Preview with Reconstruct tool, Color Table palette selection borders, and
Smart Highlighting. Displace, Amplitwist or Affine mode selected, • Alt + click on swatch chooses swatch as
paths
• Alt + delete removes current highlight; continually samples the distortion. background color. • Alt transforms from center or reflects.
or Ctrl + delete highlights the entire image. • in Brush Size and Pressure text box • + click on a second color selects multiple • constrains.
• + click with fill tool selected fills foreground decreases / increases brush pressure by 1; contiguous colors. Last color clickedbecomes • Ctrl distorts.
area and previews extraction. with Brush Size and Pressure Slider foreground color. • Enter applies.
• Ctrl + drag moves mask when edge touchup tool showing decreases / increases brush pressure
• Ctrl + click on multiple colors selects multiple • Ctrl + or Esc cancels.
is selected. by 1;
discontiguous colors. Last color clicked becomes • Alt + Ctrl + T free transforms with duplicate data.
• Alt + drag add opacity when cleanup tool Hold down to decreases / increases 10x.
foreground color.
selected. • + Alt + Ctrl + T transforms again with
(Extract* and Liquify) • Alt + click on new color button or drag color proxy duplicate data.
• X toggles show menu options in preview from Tool palette onto new colorbutton adds the
• Alt + click reverts settings and review.
between Original and Extracted; current background color.
• [ or ] decreases or increases brush size.
+ X enables cleanup and edge touchup tools • Ctrl + click on new color button or drag color
before preview. • Tab cycles through controls on right from top;
or + Tab cycles through controls on right proxy from Tool palette onto new color button
• F cycles through the Display menu in preview inserts foreground color and creates a custom
from bottom.
from top to bottom; palette.
or + F cycles bottom to top.
• in Brush Size text box decreases /
increases brush size by 1;
with Brush Size Slider showing
decreases / increases brush size by 1;
Hold down to decreases / increases 10x.

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