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71 essential Photoshop shortcuts

Photoshop shortcuts

Just how sharp is that pic of a knight? Only one way to tell: CMD+OPT+0, baby!

62. View actual pixels

  • MAC: Cmd+Opt+0
  • WINDOWS: Ctrl+Alt+0

Viewing an image in Photoshop in actual pixels gives you the chance to see each pixel individually – ensuring your work is perfect.

63. Fit on screen

  • MAC: Cmd+0
  • WINDOWS: Ctrl+0

This Photoshop shortcut is a great way to view your work in all its glory on screen.

64. Toggle between screen modes

  • MAC AND WINDOWS: F

Handy to know this in case your hand accidentally brushes the F key and you don't know where your toolbars have gone.

65. Zoom in

  • MAC: Cmd++
  • WINDOWS: Ctrl++

If you want to get down to the nitty gritty of an image, zoom right in with this Photoshop shortcut command.

66. Zoom out

  • MAC: Cmd+-
  • WINDOWS: Ctrl+-

Get an insight into how your work will look from afar with this zoom out command.

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Matt Smith

Matt has worked for various publishing houses and design agencies, covering studio photography, video production, editorial design, branding, illustration and motion graphics. He currently works for Future PLC with brands such as T3, Woman&Home, Marie Claire, Music Week, TechRadar, Golden Joysticks, Cycling Weekly, Brand Impact Awards, Horse&Hound and Tech&Learning. In the past he has designed titles including Mac|Life, IQ, Bow International, Drummer, iDrum, Acoustic, Clay Shooting, Sea Fishing and GunTradeNews. He has experience across the full Adobe Suite and is currently spending a lot of time creating projects in Blender and After Effects.