Image Editor Shortcut Keys, Brief Scheme
Use the following shortcut keys in the Image Editor.
CTRL + A
Draws using an airbrush with the selected size and color.
CTRL + B
Draws using a brush with the selected shape, size, and color.
CTRL + SHIFT + U
Creates a copy of the current selection and outlines it. If the background color is contained in the current selection, it will be excluded if you have transparent selected.
CTRL + J
Makes the current selection either opaque or transparent.
ALT + P
Draws an ellipse with the selected line width and color.
CTRL + SHIFT + I
Erases a portion of the image (with the current background color).
CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + P
Draws a filled ellipse.
CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + R
Draws a filled rectangle.
CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + W
Draws a filled round rectangle.
CTRL + F
Fills the specified area.
CTRL + H
Flips the image or selection horizontally.
SHIFT+ ALT + H
Flips the image or selection vertically.
CTRL + =
Increases the brush size by one pixel in each direction. To decrease the brush size, see Image.SmallerBrush in this table.
CTRL + L
Draws a straight line with the selected shape, size, and color.
CTRL + M
Activates the Magnify tool, which allows you to magnify specific sections of your image.
CTRL + SHIFT + M
Toggles between the current magnification and 1:1 magnification.
Launches the New <Device> Image Type dialog box with which you can create an image for a different image type.
CTRL + ]
CTRL + RIGHT ARROW
Changes the drawing foreground color to the next palette color.
CTRL + SHIFT + ]
CTRL + SHIFT + RIGHT ARROW
Changes the drawing background color to the next palette color.
SHIFT + ALT + P
Draws a filled ellipse with an outline.
SHIFT + ALT + R
Draws a filled rectangle with an outline
SHIFT + ALT + W
Draws a filled round rectangle with an outline.
CTRL + I
Draws using a single-pixel pencil.
CTRL + [
CTRL + LEFT ARROW
Changes the drawing foreground color to the previous palette color.
CTRL + SHIFT + [
CTRL + SHIFT + LEFT ARROW
Changes the drawing background color to the previous palette color.
SHIFT + ALT + S
Selects a rectangular portion of the image to move, copy, or edit.
ALT + R
Draws a rectangle with the selected line width and color.
CTRL + SHIFT + H
Rotates the image or selection 90 degrees.
ALT + W
Draws a round rectangle with the selected line width and color.
CTRL + ALT + S
Toggles the pixel grid (selects or clears the Pixel grid option in the Grid Settings dialog box).
CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + S
Toggles the tile grid (selects or clears the Tile grid option in the Grid Settings dialog box).
CTRL + . (period)
Reduces the Brush size to one pixel. (See also Image.LargerBrush and Image.SmallerBrush in this table.)
CTRL + - (minus)
Reduces the Brush size by one pixel in each direction. To expand the brush size again, see Image.LargerBrush in this table.
CTRL + T
Opens the Text Tool dialog box.
CTRL + U
Draws using the current selection as a brush.
CTRL + SHIFT + . (period)
CTRL + UP ARROW
Increases the magnification for the current view.
CTRL + SHIFT + , (comma)
CTRL + DOWN ARROW
Reduces the magnification of the current view.