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Keys for selecting and moving objects in Photoshop

Keys for selecting and moving objects
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    * Not in ImageReady

    § ImageReady only

    Result

    Windows

    Mac OS

    Reposition marquee while selecting‡

    Any marquee tool (except single column and single row) + spacebar-drag

    Any marquee tool (except single column and single row) + spacebar-drag

    Add to, subtract from, or intersect a selection

    Any selection tool + Shift or Alt-drag

    Any selection tool + Shift or Option-drag

    Constrain marquee to square or circle (if no other selections are active)‡

    Shift-drag

    Shift-drag

    Draw marquee from center (if no other selections are active)‡

    Alt-drag

    Option-drag

    Constrain shape and draw marquee from center‡

    Shift + Alt-drag

    Shift + Option-drag

    Switch to Move tool

    Command (except when Hand, Slice, Path*, Shape*, Rectangle Image map§, Circle Image Map§, Polygon Image Map§, or any Pen* tool is selected)

    Command (except when Hand, Slice, Path*, Shape*, Rectangle Image map§, Circle Image Map§, Polygon Image Map§, or any Pen* tool is selected)

    Switch from Magnetic Lasso tool to Lasso tool*

    Alt-drag

    Option-drag

    Switch from Magnetic Lasso tool to polygonal Lasso tool*

    Alt-click

    Option-click

    Apply/cancel an operation of the Magnetic Lasso*

    Enter/Esc

    Return/Esc or Command + period

    Move copy of selection

    Move tool + Alt-drag selection‡

    Move tool + Option-drag selection‡

    Move selection area 1 pixel

    Any selection + Right Arrow, Left Arrow, Up Arrow, or Down Arrow†

    Any selection + Right Arrow, Left Arrow, Up Arrow, or Down Arrow†

    Move selection 1 pixel

    Move tool + Right Arrow, Left Arrow, Up Arrow, or Down Arrow†‡

    Move tool + Right Arrow, Left Arrow, Up Arrow, or Down Arrow†‡

    Move layer 1 pixel when nothing selected on layer

    Control + Right Arrow, Left Arrow, Up Arrow, or Down Arrow†

    Command + Right Arrow, Left Arrow, Up Arrow, or Down Arrow†

    Increase/decrease detection width*

    Magnetic Lasso tool + [ or ]

    Magnetic Lasso tool + [ or ]

    Accept cropping or exit cropping

    Crop tool + Enter or Esc

    Crop tool + Return or Esc

    Toggle crop shield off and on*

    / (forward slash)

    / (forward slash)

    Make protractor*

    Measure tool + Alt-drag end point

    Measure tool + Option-drag end point

    Snap guide to ruler ticks (*except when View > Snap is unchecked)

    Shift-drag guide

    Shift-drag guide

    Convert between horizontal and vertical guide

    Alt-drag guide

    Option-drag guide

    †Hold down Shift to move 10 pixels

    ‡Applies to shape tools

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