Press the Spacebar Ctrl (Mac: Spacebar Command) to temporarily select the Zoom tool. Click to zoom in. To zoom out, hold the Alt (Mac: Option) key and click. Release the keys to return to the tool that you were previously using.
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After downsampling (scaling down) an image, it tends blur and lose detail. To bring some sharpness back, use the Unsharp Mask filter (Filter > Sharpen > Unsharp Mask).
Photoshop CC 2015.5 introduced the new Select and Mask Workspace and removed the old Refine Edge (Refine Mask) dialog box. If you prefer to use the old dialog box when working with selections, then use this little-known shortcut in Photoshop CC 2017 and newer to bring back the Refine Edge dialog box . With a […]
Press Ctrl Alt A (Mac: Command Option A) To activate every layer except the Background layer.
Remember these must-know Photoshop keyboard shortcuts! To Fill with the Foreground color press Alt Backspace (Mac: Option Delete). To Fill with the Background color press Ctrl Backspace (Mac: Command Delete). To open the Fill dialog box, to choose options such as color and patterns (Content-Aware fill in CS6 and newer) press Shift Backspace (Mac: Shift Delete).
To load a layer as a selection, press-and-hold the Ctrl (Mac: Command) key and click on the layer’s thumbnail in the Layers panel. To add a layer to an already existing selection, press Ctrl Shift (Mac: Command Shift) and click on the layer’s thumbnail. To subtract a layer from a selection, press Ctrl Alt (Mac: Command Option) and […]
If you want a text record of every single step you’ve done in an image, then turn on Photoshop’s History Log. Press Ctrl K (Mac: Command K) to bring up the Preferences panel. In the History Log tab, click on the History Log check box. Then click Text File, and choose a location to save […]