Home arrow Photoshop arrow Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts
PHOTOSHOP

Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts


If you are new to Photoshop, you may find its wealth of features to be a tad overwhelming. Even if you are not new to the program, you may be looking for some shortcuts and tips when it comes to text. Here are some tips and shortcuts you can practice and learn to make the use of text in Photoshop much easier to handle. It does not matter if you are a Windows or Mac user -- we have you covered either way!

Author Info:
By: wubayou
Rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars / 12
March 09, 2011
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. · Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts
  2. · More Photoshop Text Shortcut Tips

print this article
SEARCH DEVARTICLES

Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts
(Page 1 of 2 )

Photoshop Text Keyboard Shortcuts

The shortcut to either reduce or enlarge type size in increments of 2 points is as follows:

Windows Highlight the text you want to reduce or enlarge.  Hold down the Ctrl and Shift keys.  Next, press < to reduce the type size by 2 points, or > to enlarge the type size by 2 points.

 

Mac - Highlight the text you want to reduce or enlarge.  Hold down the Command and Shift keys.  Next, press < to reduce the type size by 2 points, or > to enlarge the type size by 2 points.

How to Adjust Type Size by 10 Points

If you want a more drastic change in the size of your text, the shortcut to either reduce or enlarge type size in increments of 10 points is as follows:

Windows Highlight the text you want to reduce or enlarge.  Hold down the Ctrl + Shift + Alt keys.  Next, press < to reduce the type size by 10 points, or > to enlarge the type size by 10points.

 

Mac - Highlight the text you want to reduce or enlarge.  Hold down the Command + Shift + Option keys.  Next, press < to reduce the type size by 10 points, or > to enlarge the type size by 10 points.


How to Bold Text Instantly

Windows - Highlight the text you want to make bold and press the following three keys: Ctrl + Shift + B.

 

Mac Highlight the text you want to make bold and press the following three keys: Command + Shift + B.


How to Italicize Text Instantly

Windows Highlight the text you want to italicize and press the following three keys: Ctrl + Shift + I.

 

Mac - Highlight the text you want to italicize and press the following three keys: Command + Shift + I.


How to Convert Text Into All CAPS

To add some emphasis or call extra attention to text, you may want to convert it into all capital letters.  Rather than deleting the text and typing it over again in CAPS, use this shortcut.

Windows - Highlight the text you want to convert into all CAPS.  Press the following three keys: Ctrl + Shift + K

 

Mac - Highlight the text you want to convert into all CAPS.  Press the following three keys: Command + Shift + K.


How to Convert Text Into Small CAPS

This tip performs the same effect as above, except the CAPS will be smaller.

Windows Highlight the text you want to convert into small CAPS.  Type the following three keys: Ctrl + Shift + H.

 

Mac - Highlight the text you want to convert into small CAPS.  Type the following three keys: Command + Shift + H.



blog comments powered by Disqus
PHOTOSHOP ARTICLES

- Photoshop Text Techniques: Transformers
- 3D Text in Photoshop
- Photoshop Text Tutorial: Creating Indy Text
- Photoshop Productivity Tips and Tricks
- Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts
- The Critically Important Color and Gamma Cal...
- Using Adobe Photoshop CS, Part 2
- Using Adobe Photoshop CS, Part 1
- 20 Things About Photoshop You Have to Know
- Photoshop Tricks, Part 2
- Photoshop Tricks, Part 1
- Keeping Up Appearances: Techniques for Retou...
- Navigation Menus in Photoshop
- Slicing and Saving Graphics in Photoshop for...

Watch our Tech Videos 
Dev Articles Forums 
 RSS  Articles
 RSS  Forums
 RSS  All Feeds
Write For Us 
Weekly Newsletter
 
Developer Updates  
Free Website Content 
Contact Us 
Site Map 
Privacy Policy 
Support 

Developer Shed Affiliates

 




© 2003-2017 by Developer Shed. All rights reserved. DS Cluster - Follow our Sitemap
Popular Web Development Topics
All Web Development Tutorials