This article is part of my personal wiki where I write personal notes while I am learning new technologies. You are welcome to use it for your own learning!

Basic Shortcuts

Move tool

  • CONTROL lets you move the layer you click on (instead of the selected layer)

    • also lets you select an area with multiple layers
  • ALT and on a layer to duplicate it

Marquee tool

  • hold SHIFT to keep equal proportions when creating a selection area

Other Shortcuts

  • CTRL+T to activate the transformation controls
  • CTRL+R to activate the ruler (note that you can drag lines from the ruler into the screen)