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Image Editor Shortcut Keys, Brief Scheme

Image Editor Shortcut Keys, Brief Scheme

Use the following shortcut keys in the Image Editor.

Command

Shortcut keys

Description

Image.AirBrushTool

CTRL + A

Draws using an airbrush with the selected size and color.

Image.BrushTool

CTRL + B

Draws using a brush with the selected shape, size, and color.

Image.CopyandOutlineSelection

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.

Image.DrawOpaque

CTRL + J

Makes the current selection either opaque or transparent.

Image.EllipseTool

ALT + P

Draws an ellipse with the selected line width and color.

Image.EraseTool

CTRL + SHIFT + I

Erases a portion of the image (with the current background color).

Image.FilledEllipseTool

CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + P

Draws a filled ellipse.

Image.FilledRectangleTool

CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + R

Draws a filled rectangle.

Image.FilledRoundRectangleTool

CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + W

Draws a filled round rectangle.

Image.FillTool

CTRL + F

Fills the specified area.

Image.FlipHorizontal

CTRL + H

Flips the image or selection horizontally.

Image.FlipVertical

SHIFT+ ALT + H

Flips the image or selection vertically.

Image.LargerBrush

CTRL + =

Increases the brush size by one pixel in each direction. To decrease the brush size, see Image.SmallerBrush in this table.

Image.LineTool

CTRL + L

Draws a straight line with the selected shape, size, and color.

Image.MagnificationTool

CTRL + M

Activates the Magnify tool, which allows you to magnify specific sections of your image.

Image.Magnify

CTRL + SHIFT + M

Toggles between the current magnification and 1:1 magnification.

Image.NewImageType

INSERT

Launches the New <Device> Image Type dialog box with which you can create an image for a different image type.

Image.NextColor

CTRL + ]

—or—

CTRL + RIGHT ARROW

Changes the drawing foreground color to the next palette color.

Image.NextRightColor

CTRL + SHIFT + ]

—or—

CTRL + SHIFT + RIGHT ARROW

Changes the drawing background color to the next palette color.

Image.OutlinedEllipseTool

SHIFT + ALT + P

Draws a filled ellipse with an outline.

Image.OutlinedRectangleTool

SHIFT + ALT + R

Draws a filled rectangle with an outline

Image.OutlinedRoundRectangleTool

SHIFT + ALT + W

Draws a filled round rectangle with an outline.

Image.PencilTool

CTRL + I

Draws using a single-pixel pencil.

Image.PreviousColor

CTRL + [

—or—

CTRL + LEFT ARROW

Changes the drawing foreground color to the previous palette color.

Image.PreviousRightColor

CTRL + SHIFT + [

—or—

CTRL + SHIFT + LEFT ARROW

Changes the drawing background color to the previous palette color.

Image.RectangleSelectionTool

SHIFT + ALT + S

Selects a rectangular portion of the image to move, copy, or edit.

Image.RectangleTool

ALT + R

Draws a rectangle with the selected line width and color.

Image.Rotate90Degrees

CTRL + SHIFT + H

Rotates the image or selection 90 degrees.

Image.RoundedRectangleTool

ALT + W

Draws a round rectangle with the selected line width and color.

Image.ShowGrid

CTRL + ALT + S

Toggles the pixel grid (selects or clears the Pixel grid option in the Grid Settings dialog box).

Image.ShowTileGrid

CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + S

Toggles the tile grid (selects or clears the Tile grid option in the Grid Settings dialog box).

Image.SmallBrush

CTRL + . (period)

Reduces the Brush size to one pixel. (See also Image.LargerBrush and Image.SmallerBrush in this table.)

Image.SmallerBrush

CTRL + - (minus)

Reduces the Brush size by one pixel in each direction. To expand the brush size again, see Image.LargerBrush in this table.

Image.TextTool

CTRL + T

Opens the Text Tool dialog box.

Image.UseSelectionAsBrush

CTRL + U

Draws using the current selection as a brush.

Image.ZoomIn

CTRL + SHIFT + . (period)

—or—

CTRL + UP ARROW

Increases the magnification for the current view.

Image.ZoomOut

CTRL + SHIFT + , (comma)

—or—

CTRL + DOWN ARROW

Reduces the magnification of the current view.

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