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Affinity Photo Keyboard Shortcuts

    Affinity Photo Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows

    Editing

    Resize document

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • I

    Resize canvas

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • C

    Reset selection box

    • .

    Toggle snapping

    • ;

    Erase with pixel tool on current layer

    • Ctrl

    Switch between Stroke/Fill color selectors

    • X

    Swap Stroke/Fill colour selectors

    • Shift
    • +
    • X

    Set no fill on Stroke/Fill color selectors

    • /

    Toggle between crop tool overlays

    • O

    Flip golden spiral overlay (crop tool enabled)

    • Shift
    • +
    • O

    Cancel a sizing, moving, or creating operation

    • Esc

    Move item

    • (arrows)

    Move item in 10x measurement units

    • Shift
    • +
    • (arrows)

    Vector Graphics

    Edit curves as you draw using node editing (from pen)

    • Ctrl

    Convert to curves

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Enter

    Files

    New document

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • N

    New from clipboard

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • N

    Open document

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • O

    Close document, or close app when no documents are open

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • W

    Switch document/view

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Tab

    Save

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • S

    Save as

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • S

    Export

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • S

    Print

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • P

    Tools

    Flood fill tool/gradient cycle

    • G

    View tool

    • H

    Move tool

    • V

    Crop tool

    • C

    Selection tools cycle

    • W

    Pen and node tool cycle

    • P

    Zoom tool

    • Z

    Clone tool

    • S

    Shape tools cycle

    • U

    Text tools cycle

    • T

    Dodge, burn, and sponge brush tool cycle

    • O

    Retouch tools cycle

    • J

    Painting tools cycle

    • B

    Erase tools cycle

    • E

    Marquee selection tools cycle

    • M

    Free hand selection tool

    • L

    Tools (Liquify Persona)

    Liquify push forward tool

    • P

    Liquify push left tool

    • L

    Liquify twirl tool

    • T

    Liquify pinch tool

    • U

    Liquify turbulence tool

    • B

    Liquify mesh clone tool

    • C

    Liquify reconstruct tool

    • R

    Liquify freeze tool

    • F

    Liquify thaw tool

    • W

    Liquify zoom tool

    • Z

    Liquify view tool

    • H

    Tools (Develop Persona)

    Sampler tool

    • S

    White balance tool

    • W

    Red eye removal tool

    • R

    Blemish removal tool

    • L

    Overlay paint tool

    • B

    Overlay erase tool

    • E

    Overlay gradient tool

    • G

    Crop tool

    • C

    Zoom tool

    • Z

    View tool

    • H

    Tools (Export Persona)

    Slice tool

    • S

    Layer select tool

    • L

    Tools (Panorama Persona)

    Transform source image tool

    • A

    Add to source image mask tool

    • L

    Erase from source image mask tool

    • U

    Tools (Tone Mapping Persona)

    View tool

    • H

    Zoom tool

    • Z

    Overlay paint tool

    • B

    Overlay erase tool

    • E

    Overlay gradient tool

    • G

    Edit

    Undo

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Z

    Redo

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Z

    Copy merged

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • C

    Paste style

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • V

    Paste FX

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • V

    Paste without format

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • V

    Paste inside

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • V

    Fill

    • Shift
    • +
    • F5

    Inpaint

    • Alt
    • +
    • Tab

    Layer Operations

    Select all layers

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • A

    Group

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • G

    Ungroup

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • G

    Duplicate

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • J

    Invert

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • I

    Move to front

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • ]

    Move forward one

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • ]

    Move to back

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • [

    Move back one

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • [

    New layer

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • N

    Merge down

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • E

    Merge selected

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • E

    Merge visible

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • E

    Toggle between frequency separation layers

    • F

    Edit live projection

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • P

    Brush

    Change selected layer content/brush tool’s opacity

    • 0-9

    Increase/decrease brush width

    • [/]

    Text

    Bigger text

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • >

    Smaller text

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • <

    Precise bigger text

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • >

    Precise smaller text

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • <

    Tighten

    • Alt
    • +
    • Left

    Loosen

    • Alt
    • +
    • Right

    Tighten more

    • Alt
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Left

    Loosen more

    • Alt
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Right

    Bold

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • B

    Italic

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • I

    Underline

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • U

    Show character

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • T

    Show typography

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • T

    Superscript

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • +

    Subscript

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +

    Align left

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • L

    Align right

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • R

    Align center

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • C

    Justify left

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • \

    Increase paragraph leading

    • Alt
    • +
    • Down

    Decrease paragraph leading

    • Alt
    • +
    • Up

    Precise paragraph increase leading

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Up

    Precise paragraph decrease leading

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Down

    Raise baseline

    • Alt
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Up

    Lower baseline

    • Alt
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Down

    Precise raise baseline

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Up

    Precise lower baseline

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Down

    Special characters

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • Space

    Line break

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Enter

    Non-breaking space

    • Alt
    • +
    • Space

    En dash

    • Alt
    • +

    Em dash

    • Alt
    • +
    • Shift
    • +

    Spelling options

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • ;

    View

    Zoom in

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • +

    Zoom out

    • Ctrl
    • +

    Zoom to fit

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • 0

    Zoom to 100%

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • 1

    Zoom to 200%

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • 2

    Zoom to 400%

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • 3

    Zoom to 800%

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • 4

    Zoom to actual size

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • 8

    Zoom to pixel size

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • 9

    Hot key panning

    • Space

    Hot key zoom in

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Space

    View tool

    • H

    Switch between views

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Tab

    Show rulers

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • R

    Show guides

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • ;

    Show grid

    • Ctrl
    • +

    Pixel Selection / Mask

    Select all

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • A

    Deselect

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • D

    Invert pixel selection

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • I

    Add to selection (marquee or free hand selection tools only)

    • Ctrl

    Remove from selection

    • Alt

    Grow or shrink

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • B

    Feather

    • Shift
    • +
    • F6

    Refine edges

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • R

    Move selection in 1 pixel increments

    • (arrows)

    Move selection in 10 pixel increments

    • Shift
    • +
    • (arrows)

    Quick mask

    • Q

    Invert mask

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • I

    Workspace

    Show or hide studio panels

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • H

    Show or hide toolbar

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • T

    Toggle UI

    • Tab

    Hide workspace

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • H

    Adjustment and Filter

    Levels adjustment

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • L

    HSL adjustment

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • U

    Invert adjustment

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • I

    Curves adjustment

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • M

    Black and white adjustment

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • B

    Repeat filter

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • F

    Liquify Persona

    Mask all

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • D

    Invert mask

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • I

    Clear mask

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • A

    Misc

    Preferences

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • ,

    Liquify persona

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • L

    Export persona

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • E

    Develop persona

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • R

    Hide others (applications)

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • H

    Media browser

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • M

    Affinity Photo Keyboard Shortcuts for Mac

    Editing

    Resize document

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • I

    Resize canvas

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • C

    Reset selection box

    • .

    Toggle snapping

    • ;

    Erase with pixel tool on current layer

    • Cmd

    Switch between Stroke/Fill color selectors

    • X

    Swap Stroke/Fill colour selectors

    • Shift
    • +
    • X

    Set no fill on Stroke/Fill color selectors

    • /

    Toggle between crop tool overlays

    • O

    Flip golden spiral overlay (crop tool enabled)

    • Shift
    • +
    • O

    Cancel a sizing, moving, or creating operation

    • Esc

    Move item

    • (arrows)

    Move item in 10x measurement units

    • Shift
    • +
    • (arrows)

    Vector Graphics

    Edit curves as you draw using node editing (from pen)

    • Cmd

    Convert to curves

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Enter

    Files

    New document

    • Cmd
    • +
    • N

    New from clipboard

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • N

    Open document

    • Cmd
    • +
    • O

    Close document, or close app when no documents are open

    • Cmd
    • +
    • W

    Switch document/view

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Tab

    Save

    • Cmd
    • +
    • S

    Save as

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • S

    Export

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • S

    Print

    • Cmd
    • +
    • P

    Tools

    Flood fill tool/gradient cycle

    • G

    View tool

    • H

    Move tool

    • V

    Crop tool

    • C

    Selection tools cycle

    • W

    Pen and node tool cycle

    • P

    Zoom tool

    • Z

    Clone tool

    • S

    Shape tools cycle

    • U

    Text tools cycle

    • T

    Dodge, burn, and sponge brush tool cycle

    • O

    Retouch tools cycle

    • J

    Painting tools cycle

    • B

    Erase tools cycle

    • E

    Marquee selection tools cycle

    • M

    Free hand selection tool

    • L

    Tools (Liquify Persona)

    Liquify push forward tool

    • P

    Liquify push left tool

    • L

    Liquify twirl tool

    • T

    Liquify pinch tool

    • U

    Liquify turbulence tool

    • B

    Liquify mesh clone tool

    • C

    Liquify reconstruct tool

    • R

    Liquify freeze tool

    • F

    Liquify thaw tool

    • W

    Liquify zoom tool

    • Z

    Liquify view tool

    • H

    Tools (Develop Persona)

    Sampler tool

    • S

    White balance tool

    • W

    Red eye removal tool

    • R

    Blemish removal tool

    • L

    Overlay paint tool

    • B

    Overlay erase tool

    • E

    Overlay gradient tool

    • G

    Crop tool

    • C

    Zoom tool

    • Z

    View tool

    • H

    Tools (Export Persona)

    Slice tool

    • S

    Layer select tool

    • L

    Tools (Panorama Persona)

    Transform source image tool

    • A

    Add to source image mask tool

    • L

    Erase from source image mask tool

    • U

    Tools (Tone Mapping Persona)

    View tool

    • H

    Zoom tool

    • Z

    Overlay paint tool

    • B

    Overlay erase tool

    • E

    Overlay gradient tool

    • G

    Edit

    Undo

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Z

    Redo

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Z

    Copy merged

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • C

    Paste style

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • V

    Paste FX

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • V

    Paste without format

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • V

    Paste inside

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • V

    Fill

    • Shift
    • +
    • F5

    Inpaint

    • Alt
    • +
    • Tab

    Layer Operations

    Select all layers

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • A

    Group

    • Cmd
    • +
    • G

    Ungroup

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • G

    Duplicate

    • Cmd
    • +
    • J

    Invert

    • Cmd
    • +
    • I

    Move to front

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • ]

    Move forward one

    • Cmd
    • +
    • ]

    Move to back

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • [

    Move back one

    • Cmd
    • +
    • [

    New layer

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • N

    Merge down

    • Cmd
    • +
    • E

    Merge selected

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • E

    Merge visible

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • E

    Toggle between frequency separation layers

    • F

    Edit live projection

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • P

    Brush

    Change selected layer content/brush tool’s opacity

    • 0-9

    Increase/decrease brush width

    • [/]

    Text

    Bigger text

    • Cmd
    • +
    • >

    Smaller text

    • Cmd
    • +
    • <

    Precise bigger text

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • >

    Precise smaller text

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • <

    Tighten

    • Alt
    • +
    • Left

    Loosen

    • Alt
    • +
    • Right

    Tighten more

    • Alt
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Left

    Loosen more

    • Alt
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Right

    Bold

    • Cmd
    • +
    • B

    Italic

    • Cmd
    • +
    • I

    Underline

    • Cmd
    • +
    • U

    Show character

    • Cmd
    • +
    • T

    Show typography

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • T

    Superscript

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • +

    Subscript

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +

    Align left

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • L

    Align right

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • R

    Align center

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • C

    Justify left

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • \

    Increase paragraph leading

    • Alt
    • +
    • Down

    Decrease paragraph leading

    • Alt
    • +
    • Up

    Precise paragraph increase leading

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Up

    Precise paragraph decrease leading

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Down

    Raise baseline

    • Alt
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Up

    Lower baseline

    • Alt
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Down

    Precise raise baseline

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Up

    Precise lower baseline

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Down

    Special characters

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • Space

    Line break

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Enter

    Non-breaking space

    • Alt
    • +
    • Space

    En dash

    • Alt
    • +

    Em dash

    • Alt
    • +
    • Shift
    • +

    Spelling options

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • ;

    View

    Zoom in

    • Cmd
    • +
    • +

    Zoom out

    • Cmd
    • +

    Zoom to fit

    • Cmd
    • +
    • 0

    Zoom to 100%

    • Cmd
    • +
    • 1

    Zoom to 200%

    • Cmd
    • +
    • 2

    Zoom to 400%

    • Cmd
    • +
    • 3

    Zoom to 800%

    • Cmd
    • +
    • 4

    Zoom to actual size

    • Cmd
    • +
    • 8

    Zoom to pixel size

    • Cmd
    • +
    • 9

    Hot key panning

    • Space

    Hot key zoom in

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Space

    View tool

    • H

    Switch between views

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Tab

    Show rulers

    • Cmd
    • +
    • R

    Show guides

    • Cmd
    • +
    • ;

    Show grid

    • Cmd
    • +

    Pixel Selection / Mask

    Select all

    • Cmd
    • +
    • A

    Deselect

    • Cmd
    • +
    • D

    Invert pixel selection

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • I

    Add to selection (marquee or free hand selection tools only)

    • Cmd

    Remove from selection

    • Alt

    Grow or shrink

    • Cmd
    • +
    • B

    Feather

    • Shift
    • +
    • F6

    Refine edges

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • R

    Move selection in 1 pixel increments

    • (arrows)

    Move selection in 10 pixel increments

    • Shift
    • +
    • (arrows)

    Quick mask

    • Q

    Invert mask

    • Cmd
    • +
    • I

    Workspace

    Show or hide studio panels

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • H

    Show or hide toolbar

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • T

    Toggle UI

    • Tab

    Hide workspace

    • Cmd
    • +
    • H

    Adjustment and Filter

    Levels adjustment

    • Cmd
    • +
    • L

    HSL adjustment

    • Cmd
    • +
    • U

    Invert adjustment

    • Cmd
    • +
    • I

    Curves adjustment

    • Cmd
    • +
    • M

    Black and white adjustment

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • B

    Repeat filter

    • Cmd
    • +
    • F

    Liquify Persona

    Mask all

    • Cmd
    • +
    • D

    Invert mask

    • Cmd
    • +
    • I

    Clear mask

    • Cmd
    • +
    • A

    Misc

    Preferences

    • Cmd
    • +
    • ,

    Liquify persona

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • L

    Export persona

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • E

    Develop persona

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • R

    Hide others (applications)

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • H

    Media browser

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • M