How to Create and Edit Shortcuts in Photoshop

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Photoshop is a powerful editing software, with several functions available to users. If you use it constantly, creating and editing shortcuts makes it easy to access menus, tools, items, and areas of the program.

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Learn below how to customize shortcuts in Photoshop and, if any of them don’t work, learn how to solve the problem.

How to Create Shortcuts in Photoshop

There are a few types of shortcuts in Photoshop, all of which are available for editing. Are they:

  • Application Menus: allows you to customize keyboard shortcuts for application menus;

  • Panel Menus: allows you to customize keyboard shortcuts for items in panel menus;

  • Tools: allows you to customize shortcuts for the program’s tools;

  • Task Spaces: Allows you to customize shortcuts for the “Content-Aware Fill”, “Select”, and “Mask” areas.

All types of shortcuts are found in the same section and, in case the chosen command is already assigned to another function, a warning will appear. To edit them, follow the steps below.

  • Click “Edit” in the top menu;
  • In the drop-down menu, go to “Keyboard Shortcuts”;
  • In the “Keyboard Shortcuts” option, choose the type you want to customize;
  • Select the command you want to edit and click “Add shortcut”;
  • Enter the new shortcut and save to finish.
  • How to Edit Shortcuts in Photoshop

    You can go back to the same section and modify the shortcuts you created or even delete them. To delete a custom shortcut, select the command name and click “Delete Shortcut”.

    Still in the same place, Photoshop shortcuts can be set to defaults again via the “Set” drop-down menu.