9. USE KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS TO WORK EFFICIENTLY

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WHILE THERE ARE tons of keyboard shortcuts you can use in Photoshop, I find a handful of them to be absolutely vital in working with images. It’s a good idea for you to get used to these early on because they’ll make your work on any project go a lot smoother.

It’s much easier and quicker to access the tools you use frequently with keyboard shortcuts than to select them from the toolbar with your cursor. Let’s review the keyboard shortcuts for some commonly used tools:

  • Press the letter V to select the Move tool, which you’ll use often to move different elements in your Photoshop document (Figure 9.1 ...

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