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Sunday, May 6, 2012

Day 9 FREE Daily Download and some PSE Shortcut Key Strokes

Hope you had fun shopping the sales yesterday during iNSD!   Digitals' sale is continuing through the 8th!

Be sure to grab the FREE Daily Download that continues through the 11th!  There are other freebies in the store, too!

For those who have missed some or all of the FREE Daily Downloads since April 28th, I also have the kit in the store. It is 30% off during my Featured Designer spot through May 11th. You can click on the preview to grab it.



PSE Shortcuts


In the busy environments that we all live in, it is helpful to be able to use shortcuts to speed things up and make those minutes and hours last longer!  :D  It's the same when it comes to scrapping!  The more shortcuts you can utilize, the more time you create to enjoy your craft!

I have a list of shortcuts I use all the time while creating and scrapping in my Photoshop Elements program.  Some of these shortcuts are carried over from the word processing programs, so some of them you will already know.  You just have to remember to use them while creating your scrapbook pages, too!

So, I hope you find these useful!  Once you learn them, you will wonder how you ever got along without them!  Also, I believe for the MAC person, instead of the Ctrl key, you use the Command key (???).


Action
Shortcut Keys
New file
Ctrl + N
Open file
Ctrl + O
Close file
Ctrl + W
Save file
Ctrl + S
Save file as
Ctrl + Shift + S
Print file
Ctrl + P
Undo
Ctrl + Z
Redo
Ctrl + Y
Free transform
Ctrl + T
Apply transform
Enter
Copy selection
Ctrl + C
Paste selection as new layer
Ctrl + V
Image size
Ctrl + Alt + I
Switch between background and foreground colors
X
Repeat last filter used
Ctrl + F
Adjust hue/saturation
Ctrl + U
Show/hide ruler
Ctrl + Shift + R
New layer
Ctrl + Shift + N
Copy (duplicate) layer
Ctrl + J
Group layers
Ctrl + G
Ungroup layers
Ctrl + Shift + G
Merge layers (active layer with layer  directly below)
Ctrl + E
Select all layers
Ctrl + A
Select and Merge all layers
Ctrl + Shift + E
Deselect
Ctrl + D
Invert selection
Ctrl + Shift + I
Zoom in
Ctrl + (the + key)
Zoom out
Ctrl + (the – key)
Fit on screen
Ctrl + zero
Fill with background color
Ctrl + Backspace
Increase brush size
]
Decrease brush size
[
Increase brush hardness
Shift + ]
Decrease brush hardness
Shift + [


Thanks for stopping by Today!  Now you can scrap those memories a little quicker!  :D


1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much for this post. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in CBH Digital Scrapbooking Freebies (please, notice the new url for my blog), under the Page 2 post on May. 07, 2012. Thanks again.

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