The Complete List of Adobe Photoshop 2016 CC Keyboard Shortcuts

This is the list of the default / standard Adobe Photoshop CC 2016 Keyboard Shortcuts.

Please note that you can always create new shortcuts for functions which don’t have a keyboard shortcut.


Application Menus

Command Shortcut
New… Ctrl+N
Open… Ctrl+O
Browse in Bridge… Alt+Ctrl+O
Open As… Alt+Shift+Ctrl+O
Close Ctrl+W
Close All Alt+Ctrl+W
Close and Go to Bridge… Shift+Ctrl+W
Save Ctrl+S
Save As… Shift+Ctrl+S
Check In…
Revert F12
Quick Export as PNG
Export As… Alt+Shift+Ctrl+W
Export Preferences…
Save for Web (Legacy)… Alt+Shift+Ctrl+S
File Info… Alt+Shift+Ctrl+I
Print… Ctrl+P
Print One Copy Alt+Shift+Ctrl+P
Exit Ctrl+Q
Undo/Redo Ctrl+Z
Step Forward Shift+Ctrl+Z
Step Backward Alt+Ctrl+Z
Fade… Shift+Ctrl+F
Cut Ctrl+X
Copy Ctrl+C
Copy Merged Shift+Ctrl+C
Paste Ctrl+V
Paste Special>
Paste in Place Shift+Ctrl+V
Paste Into Alt+Shift+Ctrl+V
Fill… Shift+F5
Content-Aware Scale Alt+Shift+Ctrl+C
Free Transform Ctrl+T
Again Shift+Ctrl+T
Color Settings… Shift+Ctrl+K
Keyboard Shortcuts… Alt+Shift+Ctrl+K
Menus… Alt+Shift+Ctrl+M
General… Ctrl+K
Levels… Ctrl+L
Curves… Ctrl+M
Hue/Saturation… Ctrl+U
Color Balance… Ctrl+B
Black & White… Alt+Shift+Ctrl+B
Invert Ctrl+I
Desaturate Shift+Ctrl+U
Auto Tone Shift+Ctrl+L
Auto Contrast Alt+Shift+Ctrl+L
Auto Color Shift+Ctrl+B
Image Size… Alt+Ctrl+I
Canvas Size… Alt+Ctrl+C
Layer… Shift+Ctrl+N
Layer via Copy Ctrl+J
Layer via Cut Shift+Ctrl+J
Quick Export as PNG Shift+Ctrl+’
Export As… Alt+Shift+Ctrl+’
Vector Mask>
Create/Release Clipping Mask Alt+Ctrl+G
Group Layers Ctrl+G
Ungroup Layers Shift+Ctrl+G
Hide Layers Ctrl+,
Bring to Front Shift+Ctrl+]
Bring Forward Ctrl+]
Send Backward Ctrl+[
Send to Back Shift+Ctrl+[
Lock Layers… Ctrl+/
Merge Layers Ctrl+E
Merge Visible Shift+Ctrl+E
All Ctrl+A
Deselect Ctrl+D
Reselect Shift+Ctrl+D
Inverse Shift+Ctrl+I
All Layers Alt+Ctrl+A
Find Layers Alt+Shift+Ctrl+F
Refine Edge… Alt+Ctrl+R
Feather… Shift+F6
Last Filter Ctrl+F
Adaptive Wide Angle… Alt+Shift+Ctrl+A
Camera Raw Filter… Shift+Ctrl+A
Lens Correction… Shift+Ctrl+R
Liquify… Shift+Ctrl+X
Vanishing Point… Alt+Ctrl+V
Show/Hide Polygons>
Within Selection Alt+Ctrl+X
Reveal All Alt+Shift+Ctrl+X
Render Alt+Shift+Ctrl+R
Proof Setup>
Proof Colors Ctrl+Y
Gamut Warning Shift+Ctrl+Y
Pixel Aspect Ratio>
100% Ctrl+1
Screen Mode>
Extras Ctrl+H
Target Path Shift+Ctrl+H
Grid Ctrl+’
Guides Ctrl+;
Rulers Ctrl+R
Snap Shift+Ctrl+;
Snap To>
Lock Guides Alt+Ctrl+;
Actions Alt+F9
Brush F5
Color F6
Info F8
Layers F7
Add Mesh Preset>
Render Alt+Shift+Ctrl+R
Step Forward Shift+Ctrl+Z
Step Backward Alt+Ctrl+Z
New Layer… Shift+Ctrl+N
Quick Export As PNG Shift+Ctrl+’
Export As… Alt+Shift+Ctrl+’
Lock Layers… Ctrl+/
Create/Release Clipping Mask Alt+Ctrl+G
Merge Layers Ctrl+E
Merge Visible Shift+Ctrl+E


Tools Shortcut
Move Tool V
Artboard Tool V
Rectangular Marquee Tool M
Elliptical Marquee Tool M
Lasso Tool L
Polygonal Lasso Tool L
Magnetic Lasso Tool L
Quick Selection Tool W
Magic Wand Tool W
Eyedropper Tool I
3D Material Eyedropper Tool I
Color Sampler Tool I
Ruler Tool I
Note Tool I
Count Tool I
Crop Tool C
Perspective Crop Tool C
Slice Tool C
Slice Select Tool C
Spot Healing Brush Tool J
Healing Brush Tool J
Patch Tool J
Content-Aware Move Tool J
Red Eye Tool J
Brush Tool B
Pencil Tool B
Color Replacement Tool B
Mixer Brush Tool B
Clone Stamp Tool S
Pattern Stamp Tool S
History Brush Tool Y
Art History Brush Tool Y
Eraser Tool E
Background Eraser Tool E
Magic Eraser Tool E
Gradient Tool G
Paint Bucket Tool G
3D Material Drop Tool G
Dodge Tool O
Burn Tool O
Sponge Tool O
Pen Tool P
Freeform Pen Tool P
Horizontal Type Tool T
Vertical Type Tool T
Horizontal Type Mask Tool T
Vertical Type Mask Tool T
Path Selection Tool A
Direct Selection Tool A
Rectangle Tool U
Rounded Rectangle Tool U
Ellipse Tool U
Polygon Tool U
Line Tool U
Custom Shape Tool U
Hand Tool H
Rotate View Tool R
Zoom Tool Z
Default Foreground/Background Colors D
Switch Foreground/Background Colors X
Toggle Standard/Quick Mask Modes Q
Toggle Screen Modes F
Toggle Preserve Transparency /
Decrease Brush Size [
Increase Brush Size ]
Decrease Brush Hardness {
Increase Brush Hardness }
Previous Brush ,
Next Brush .
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Last Brush >

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