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Edit Mode Keyboard Shortcuts

Whip through your process with hot keys available for every stage of your workflow in ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2018, ACDSee Photo Studio Professional 2018 and ACDSee Photo Studio Standard 2018.

File Menu

PAGE ARROW RIGHT
PAGE DOWN
3 (numeric keypad)

Opens the next image.

PAGE ARROW LEFT
PAGE UP
9 (numeric keypad)

Toggles image audio on or off.

CTRL + S

Saves the image.

CTRL + ALT + S/p>

Saves a copy.

CTRL + ALT + E

Opens the Export dialog.

CTRL + D

Switches to Develop mode.

END

Switches to the last image in the Filmstrip.

HOME

Switches to the first image in the Filmstrip.

ESC or ENTER

Switches to the previous mode.

Edit Menu

CTRL + Y

Redo.

CTRL + Z

Undo.

CTRL + SHIFT + Z

Undo all.

CTRL + C

Copy.

CTRL + V

Paste.

DELETE

Delete.

Managing

ALT + 0

Clears the color label.

ALT + 1

Assigns a red color label.

ALT + 2

Assigns a yellow color label.

ALT + 3

Assigns a green color label.

ALT + 4

Assigns a blue color label.

ALT + 5

Assigns a purple color label.

CTRL + 0

Clears the rating.

CTRL + 1

Assigns a rating of 1.

CTRL + 2

Assigns a rating of 2.

CTRL + 3

Assigns a rating of 3.

CTRL + 4

Assigns a rating of 4.

CTRL + 5

Assigns a rating of 5.

CTRL + K

Opens the Keywords section of the Properties pane.

ALT + K

Opens the Metadata tab of the Properties pane.

\ (back slash)

Tags the photo.

CTRL + M

Opens the Manage Metadata Presets dialog box.

CTRL + ALT + D

Opens the Edit Caption dialog box.

Viewing

[

Enables soft proofing.

CTRL + PAGE ARROW RIGHT

Toggles the right pane open and closed.

CTRL + PAGE ARROW LEFT

Toggles the left pane open and closed.

CTRL + PAGE ARROW DOWN

Toggles the bottom pane open and closed.

/ (forward slash)

Zooms the image to its actual size.

SHIFT + 8
* (numeric keypad asterisk)

Fits the image to the viewing area.

+ (plus)

Zooms in.

- (minus)

Zoomed out.

F

Displays the image full screen.

'

Toggles Navigator open and closed when zoomed into the image.

Z

Displays saved version of the image.

PAGE ARROW RIGHT

Pans right when zoomed into the image.

PAGE ARROW LEFT

Pans left when zoomed into the image.

PAGE DOWN

Pans down when zoomed into the image.

PAGE UP

Pans up when zoomed into the image.

Customizing the Interface

F2

Toggles the Filter Menu open and closed.

F3

Toggles the Actions pane open and closed.

F4 or ALT + ENTER

Toggles the Properties pane open and closed.

F5

Toggles the Filmstrip open and closed.

F6

Toggles the Info palette open and closed.

F7 or CTRL + SHIFT + H

Toggles the Histogram open and closed.

F8

Toggles the Layers pane open and closed.

F9

Toggles the Undo History pane open and closed.

F10

Toggles the Colors pane open and closed.

ALT + F1

Toggles the Toolbar open and closed.

ALT + F2

Toggles the Filters toolbar open and closed.

ALT + F3

Toggles the Actions toolbar open and closed.

ALT + F5

Toggles a full screen display of the image on your second screen open and closed.

ALT + F6

Toggles a full screen display of the file list on your second screen open and closed.

Selecting

Selects all.

Shows or hides the status bar.

ALT + D

Deselects.

ALT + I

Inverts selection.

ALT + I

Deletes selected pixels.

ALT + DEL

Toggles the full-screen view for the File List pane.

ALT + SHIFT + F

Applies Smart Erase to a selection.

ALT + SHIFT + P

Opens the Pixel Targeting panel for targeting the selection to specific colors and/or tones.

ALT + SHIFT + S

Saves the selection.

ALT + SHIFT + L

Opens the Load Selection dialog box.

ALT + SHIFT + M

Opens the Manage Selections dialog box.

ALT + SHIFT + O

Opens the Overlay Options dialog box.

Filters

Y

Opens the Red Eye Reduction tool.

ALT + P

Opens the Repair tool.

K

Opens the Skin Tune tool.

X

Opens the Text tool.

ALT + Y

Opens the Chromatic Aberration tool.

ALT + W

Opens the Watermark tool.

ALT + B

Opens the Border tool.

V

Opens the Vignette tool.

ALT + S

Opens the Special Effects panel.

T

Opens the Tilt-Shift tool.

ALT + G

Opens the Grain tool.

ALT + R

Opens the Rotate tool.

ALT + F

Opens the Flip tool.

C

Opens the Crop tool.

P

Opens the Perspective Correction tool.

ALT + Z

Opens the Lens Distortion Correction tool.

J

Opens the Resize tool.

ALT + X

Opens the Exposure tool.

L

Opens the Levels tool.

ALT + L

Opens the Auto Levels tool.

U

Opens the Tones Curves tool.

Q

Opens the Light EQ tool.

H

Opens the Dehaze tool.

D

Opens the Dodge and Burn tool.

A

Opens the White Balance tool.

O

Opens the Color EQ tool.

ALT + H

Opens the Color Balance tool.

W

Opens the Convert to Black & White tool.

ALT + T

Opens the Split Tone tool.

ALT + N

Opens the Sharpen tool.

ALT + U

Opens the Blur tool.

N

Opens the Noise Reduction tool.

ALT + C

Opens the Clarity tool.

I

Opens the Detail Brush tool.

Working Inside Filters

B

Toggles Brush controls open and closed.

S

Toggles the brush stroke display when working inside a filter.

G

Toggles Gradient controls open and closed.

R

Toggles Radial Gradient controls open and closed.

SPACEBAR

Switches to the Hand tool when working with the Brush or Gradients inside a filter.

E

Toggles the exposure warning on and off in the Exposure tool.

Layered Editor

Note: Only available in ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2018.

CTRL + ALT + I

Opens the Import image as layer dialog box.

CTRL + ALT + N

Adds a new blank layer.

CTRL + ALT + A

Duplicates the selected layer.

CTRL + DELETE

Deletes the selected layer.

CTRL + ALT + R

Opens the Rename Layer dialog box.

CTRL + ALT + V

Toggles the Show/Hide Layer button on and off.

CTRL + ALT + C

Toggles the Clipping button on and off.

CTRL + ALT + PAGE DOWN

Merges the selected layer with the layer below it.

CTRL + ALT + F

Merges all layers into a single image.

Layer Masks

Note: Only available in ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2018.

CTRL + ALT + W

Adds a white layer mask.

CTRL + ALT + B

Adds a black layer mask.

CTRL + ALT + ,

Adds the mask to a selection.

CTRL + ALT + -

Subtracts the mask from a selection.

CTRL + ALT + =

Selects the area common to the mask and the selection.

CTRL + ALT + .

Creates a mask from the selection.

CTRL + ALT + J

Inverts the mask.

CTRL + SHIFT + DELETE

Deletes the mask.

CTRL + ALT + P

Opens the Pixel Targeting panel, allowing you to mask specific colors and/or tones.

Adjustment Layers

Note: Only available in ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2018.

SHIFT + E

Adds an Exposure Adjustment Layer.

SHIFT + B

Adds a Blur Adjustment Layer.

SHIFT + Z

Adds a Posterize Adjustment Layer.

SHIFT + U

Adds a Curves Adjustment Layer.

SHIFT + I

Adds a Negative Adjustment Layer.

SHIFT + F

Adds a Color Adjustment Layer.

SHIFT + W

Adds a Black and White Adjustment Layer.

SHIFT + T

Adds a Threshold Adjustment Layer.

SHIFT + G

Adds a RGB Adjustment Layer.

SHIFT + R

Adds a Clarity Adjustment Layer.

SHIFT + L

Adds a Levels Adjustment Layer.

SHIFT + X

Adds a Vibrance Adjustment Layer.

SHIFT + V

Adds a Vignette Adjustment Layer.

SHIFT + S

Adds a Sharpen Adjustment Layer.

SHIFT + O

Adds a Color EQ Adjustment Layer.

SHIFT + Q

Adds a Light EQ Adjustment Layer.

SHIFT + M

Adds a Gradient Map Adjustment Layer.

SHIFT + K

Adds a Skin Tune Adjustment Layer.

SHIFT + P

Adds a Photo Effect Adjustment Layer.

SHIFT + A

Adds a White Balance Adjustment Layer.

SHIFT + H

Adds a Dehaze Adjustment Layer.

SHIFT + C

Adds a Split Tone Adjustment Layer.

SHIFT + N

Adds a Noise Reduction Adjustment Layer.

Tools

CTRL + Q

Activates the Hand tool.

M

Activates the Move tool.

CTRL + SHIFT + R

Activates the Rectangle tool.

CTRL + SHIFT + E

Activates the Elliptical tool.

CTRL + SHIFT + L

Activates the Line tool.

CTRL + A

Activates the Arrow tool.

CTRL + SHIFT + P

Activates the Polygon tool.

CTRL + SHIFT + B

Activates the Curve tool.

B

Activates the Brush tool.

CTRL + F

Activates the Fill tool.

CTRL + G

Activates the Gradient tool.

ALT + E

Activates the Eraser tool.

CTRL + E

Activates the Smart Erase tool. | Not available in ACDSee Photo Studio Standard 2018.

CTRL + SHIFT + I

Activates the Eyedropper tool.

Color Tools

CTRL + [

Opens the Foreground Color dialog box.

CTRL + ]

Opens the Background Color dialog box.

CTRL + X

Switches the foreground and background color.

Selection Tools

CTRL + B

Activates the Brush Selection tool. | Not available in ACDSee Photo Studio Standard 2018.

CTRL + R

Activates the Rectangle Selection tool.

CTRL + I

Activates the Ellipse Selection tool.

CTRL + L

Activates the Lasso Selection tool.

CTRL + W

Activates the Magic Wand Selection tool.

Actions

Note: Not available in ACDSee Photo Studio Standard 2018.

CTRL + SHIFT + S

Stops recording.

ALT + SHIFT + R

Starts recording.

Mode Switching

CTRL + F1

Switches to Manage mode.

CTRL + F2

Switches to Photos mode.

CTRL + F3

Opens the image in View mode.

CTRL + F4

Opens the image in Develop mode.

CTRL + F6

Switches to 365 mode.

CTRL + F7

Switches to Dashboard mode.

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