- Ctrl+N Create a new file
- Ctrl+S Save your work all the time!
- Ctrl+G Create clipping mask, clips your paper to a shape
- Ctrl and + Zoom In (or + on the Numeric Keypad)
- Ctrl and - Zoom Out (or – on the Numberic Keypad
- Ctrl + 0 Fit your whole image on the screen
- Hold down space bar - Switches you temporarily to the hand tool to move around in your image
- Ctrl+Z Undo your last action
- Ctrl+T To transform a layer (resize rotate etc)
- Ctrl+Shift+[ Move the selected layer to top of layer stack (great for when your paper vanishes!
I have all the tools plus a selection of my favorite shortcuts here.
Adobe provides all the shortcuts in its online help. Here's the link for Photoshop Elements keyboard shortcuts
Or if you like your shortcuts in music video form... here's Deke McClelland.
Please note, this video is from 2008 and focuses on Photoshop, so if you are frantically trying to learn all 101, there's a few that don't work in Photoshop Elements. Oh, and some language.
BUT it's still a fun watch!
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