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Why you need and how to create keyboard shortcuts in photoshop

Keyboard shortcuts can speed up working speed for using adobe Photoshop.You can create new keyboard shortcut and edit default shortcuts in photoshop. In this article learn how to create keyboard shortcuts in photoshop.You can create menu shortcuts,tools shortcuts and panel menu shortcuts.

Application and tools menu in photoshop
Application and tools menu in photoshop

Example: In this article i create keyboard shortcut for brightness/contrast tab under application menu.Open adobe photoshop.Go to Edit in the menu bar.At the end of the drop down menu locate keyboard shortcuts.Click on it.Or Press Alt+Shift+Ctrl+K buttons from keyboard same time.Keyboard shortcuts window will open.

Assign Keys to create keyboard shortcuts in photoshop
Assign Keys to create keyboard shortcuts in photoshop

Select Shortcut Type: Select Application menus in shortcuts for drop down list.Under Application menu command click on image to expand the tab.Locate brightness/contrast under Adjustments tab and click on it.Fill your desired keyboard shortcut for brightness/contrast.

Press keyboard buttons to assign as shortcut: Press keyboard buttons which you want to use as shortcuts.I want to use Ctrl+F as keyboard shortcut to open brightness/contrast.So press Crtl+F button from keyboard same time.If this keys combination is not assigned as other menu shortcut then this shortcut combination is valid.Now click on Accept and Ok to save the shortcut.Now keyboard shortcut for brightness/contrast is created.When Ctrl+F pressed from keyboard same time,brightness/contrast tab is open.

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