10 Secret Photoshop Interface Tips
10 Photoshop hidden techniques, tips and shortcuts to help make creating graphics in Photoshop easier and quicker.
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1 Hide The Palettes
Press SHIFT + TAB to hide the palettes.
2 Hide The Palettes and The Toolbar
Press TAB to hide the palettes and the toolbar.
3 Snap Palettes To The Nearest Screen Edge
Press Shift then Click on the palette title bars, to snap the palettes to the nearest screen edge.
4 Launch An Open Dialog Box Quickly
DOUBLE CLICK anywhere on Photoshop's background to quickly launch the Open File dialog box.
5 Change The Canvas Background Colour
Select the Paint tool and press Shift then Click to fill the canvas background with a specific colour.
6 Quickly Switch Between Different Screen Views
Press F to cycle through different full screen views.
7 Change The Colour Spectrum
Press Shift then Click on the colour ramp to change the colour spectrum.
8 Keep The Zoom Field Active
Press Shift + Enter after entering zoom values to keep the zoom field active.
9 Reveal The Full Document Path
Pause your Mouse Cursor over an image window's titlebar to reveal the full path of the current document.
10 Quickly Access Image Options
Right Click on an image window's titlebar to access features such as Canvas Size, Image Size and Duplicate.