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Adobe Lightroom CC Keyboard Shortcuts

A visual cheat-sheet for the 251 keyboard shortcuts found in Adobe Lightroom CC

#Keyboard Shortcuts

#Working with panels

Shortcut Action
Tab Show/hide side panels
Shift Tab Show/hide all panels
T Show/hide toolbar
F5 Show/hide Module Picker
F6 Show/hide Filmstrip
F7 Show/hide left panels
F8 Show/hide right panels
Alt (click a panel) Toggle solo mode
Shift (click a panel) Open a new panel without closing soloed panel
Ctrl (click a panel) Open/close all panels
Ctrl Shift 0-5 Open/close left panels, top to bottom
Ctrl 0-9 Open/close right panels, Library and Develop modules, top to bottom
Ctrl 1-7 Open/close right panels, Slideshow, Print, and Web modules, top to bottom
Shortcut Action
Ctrl Alt 1 Go to Library module
Ctrl Alt 2 Go to Develop module
Ctrl Alt 3 Go to Slideshow module
Ctrl Alt 4 Go to Print module
Ctrl Alt 5 Go to Web module
Ctrl Alt Left/Right Go back/go forward
Ctrl Alt Up Go back to previous module

#Using a secondary window

Shortcut Action
F11 Open secondary window
Shift G Enter Grid view
Shift E Enter normal Loupe view
Ctrl Shift Enter Enter locked Loupe view
Shift C Enter Compare view
Shift N Enter Survey view
Ctrl Alt Shift Enter Enter Slideshow view
Shift F11 Enter full-screen mode (requires second monitor)
Shift \ Show/hide Filter bar
Ctrl Shift +/- Zoom in/out

#Working in the Develop module

Shortcut Action
V Convert to grayscale
Ctrl U Auto tone
Ctrl Shift U Auto white balance
Ctrl E Edit in Photoshop
Ctrl Shift C/V Copy/paste Develop settings
Ctrl Alt V Paste settings from previous photo
Ctrl Alt Shift Left Copy After settings to Before
Ctrl Alt Shift Right Copy Before settings to After
Ctrl Alt Shift Up Swap Before and After settings
Up/Down Increase/decrease selected slider in small increments
Shift Up/Down Increase/decrease selected slider in larger increments
./, Cycle through Basic panel settings (forward/backward)
(double-click slider name) Reset a slider
Alt (click group name) Reset a group of sliders
Ctrl Shift R Reset all settings
Ctrl Shift S Sync settings
Ctrl Alt S Sync settings bypassing Synchronize Settings dialog box
Ctrl (click Sync button) Toggle Auto Sync
Ctrl Alt Shift A Enable Auto Sync
Ctrl Alt Shift M Match total exposures
W Select White Balance tool (from any module)
R Select the Crop tool (from any module)
A Contrain aspect ratio when Crop tool is selected
Shift A Crop to same aspect ratio as previous crop
Alt (drag) Crop from center of photo
O Cycle Crop grid overlay
Shift O Cycle Crop grid overlay orientation
X Switch crop between portrait and landscape orientation
Ctrl Alt R Reset crop
Shift T Select the Guided Upright tool
Q Select the Sopt Removal tool
Shift T Toggle Brush between Clone and Heal modes when Spot Removal tool is selected
K Select the Adjustment Brush tool (from any module)
M Select the Graduated Filter tool
Shift T Toggle Mask between Edit and Brush modes when the Graduated/Radial Filter is selected
]/[ Increase/decrease brush size
Shift ]/[ Increase/decrease brush feathering
/ Switch between local adjustment brush A and B
Alt (drag) Temporarily switch from brush A or B to Eraser
Shift (drag) Paint a horizontal or vertical line
H Show/hide local adjustment pin
O Show/hide local adjustment mask overlay
Shift O Cycle local adjustment mask overlay colors
Ctrl Alt Shift T Select Targeted Adjustment tool to apply a Tone Curve adjustment
Ctrl Alt Shift H Select Targeted Adjustment tool to applay a Hue adjustment
Ctrl Alt Shift S Select Targeted Adjustment tool to apply a Saturation adjustment
Ctrl Alt Shift L Select Targeted Adjustment tool to apply a Luminance adjustment
Ctrl Alt Shift G Select Targeted Adjustment tool to apply a Grayscale Mix adjustment
Ctrl Alt Shift N Deselect Targeted Adjustment tool
J Show clipping
Ctrl ] Rotate photo right (clockwise)
Ctrl [ Rotate photo left (counterclockwise)
Space/Z Toggle between Loupe and 1:1 Zoom preview
Ctrl +/- Zoom in/out
Ctrl Enter Play impromptu slide show
Y View Before and After left/right
Alt Y View Before and After top/bottom
Shift Y View Before and After in a split screen
\ View Before only
Ctrl N Create a new snapshot
Ctrl Shift N Create a new preset
Ctrl Alt N Create a new preset folder
Ctrl J Open Develop view options

#Changing view and screen modes

Shortcut Action
E Enter Library Loupe view
G Enter Library Grid view
C Enter Library Compare view
N Enter Library Survey view
D Open selected photo in the Develop module
L Cycle forward through Lights Out modes
Shift L Cycle backward through Lights Out modes
Ctrl Shift L Toggle Lights Dim mode
F Cycle screen modes
Ctrl Shift F Switich between Normal and full-screen, hide panels
Ctrl Alt F Go to Normal screen mode
I Cycle info overlay
Ctrl I Show/hide info overlay

#Managing photos and catalogs

Shortcut Action
Ctrl Shift I Import photos from disk
Ctrl O Open catalog
Ctrl , Open Preferences
Ctrl Alt , Open Catalog Settings
Ctrl Shift T Create new subfolder (segmented tethered capture)
Ctrl T Hide/show tether capture bar
Ctrl Shift N Create a new folder in the Library module
Ctrl ' Create virtual copy (Library and Develop module only)
Ctrl R Show in Explorer/Finder (Library and Develop module only)
Right/Left Go to next/previous photo in the Filmstrip
Shift/Ctrl Click Select multiple folders or collections (in Library, Slideshow, Print, and Web modules)
F2 Rename photo (in Library module)
Delete Delete selected photo(s)
Alt Backspace Remove selected photo(s) from catalog
Ctrl Alt Shift Backspace Delete selected photo(s) and move to Trash
Ctrl Backspace Delete rejected photo(s)
Ctrl E Edit in Photoshop
Ctrl Alt E Open in other editor
Ctrl Shift E Export selected photo(s)
Ctrl Alt Shift E Export with previous settings
Ctrl Alt Shift , Open plug-in manager
Ctrl P Print selected photo
Ctrl Shift P Open Page Setup dialog box

#Comparing photos in the Library module

Shortcut Action
E/Enter Switch to Loupe view
G/Esc Switch to Grid view
C Switch to Compare view
N Switch to Survey view
Space/E Switch from Grid to Loupe view
Down Swap select and candidate photos in Compare view
Up Make next photos select and candidate in Compare view
Z Toggle Zoom view
Ctrl +/- Zoom in/out in Loupe view
PgUp/PgDown Scroll up/down zoomed photo in Loupe view
Home/End Go to beginning/end of Grid view
Ctrl Enter Play impromptu slide show
Ctrl ] Rotate photo right (clockwise)
Ctrl [ Rotate photo left (counterclockwise)
=/- Increase/decreate Grid thumbnail size
PgUp/PgDown Scroll up/down Grid thumbnails
Ctrl Shift H Toggle cell extras
Ctrl Alt Shift H Show/hide badges
J Cycle Grid views
Ctrl J Open Library view options
Ctrl (click) Select multiple discrete photos
Shift (click) Select multiple contiguous photos
Ctrl A Select all photos
Ctrl D Deselect all photos
Ctrl Shift D Select only active photo
/ Deselect active photo
Shift Left/Right Add previous/next photo to selection
Ctrl Alt A Select flagged photos
Ctrl Alt Shift D Deselect unflagged photos
Ctrl G Group into stack
Ctrl Shift G Unstack
S Toggle stack
Shift S Move to top of stack
Shift [ Move up in stack
Shift ] Move down in stack

#Rating and filtering photos

Shortcut Action
1-5 Set star rating
Shift 1-5 Set star rating and go to next photo
0 Remove star rating
Shift 0 Remove star rating and go to next photo
]/[ Increase/decrease rating by one star
6 Assign a red label
7 Assign a yellow label
8 Assign a green label
9 Assign a blue label
Shift 6-9 Assign a color label and go to next photo
P Flag photo as a pick
Shift P Flag photo as a pick and go to next photo
X Flag photo as a reject
Shift X Flag photo as a reject and go to next photo
U Unflag photo
Shift U Unflag photo and go to next photo
Ctrl Up/Down Increase/decrease flag status
` Cycle flag settings
Ctrl Alt R Refine photos
\ Show/hide Library Filter bar
Shift (click filter labels) Open multiple filters in the Filter bar
Shift L Toggle filters on/off
Ctrl F Find photo in the Library module

#Working with collections

Shortcut Action
Ctrl N Create a new collection in the Library module
B Add to Quick Collection
Shift B Add to Quick Collection and go to next photo
Ctrl B Show Quick Collection
Ctrl Alt B Save Quick Collection
Ctrl Shift B Clear Quick Collection
Ctrl Alt Shift B Set as target collection

#Working with metadata and keywords in the Library module

Shortcut Action
Ctrl K Add keywords
Ctrl Shift K Edit keywords
Ctrl Alt Shift K Set a keyword shortcut
Shift K Add/remove keyword shortcut from selected photo
Ctrl Alt K Enable painting
Alt 1-9 Add a keyword from a keyword set to selected photo
Alt 0 Cycle forward through keyword sets
Alt Shift 0 Cycle backword through keyword sets
Ctrl Alt Shift C/V Copy/paste metadata
Ctrl S Save metadata to file

#Working in the Slideshow module

Shortcut Action
Enter Play slide show
Ctrl Enter Play impromptu slide show
Space Pause slide show
Alt Enter Preview slide show
Esc End slide show
Right Go to next slide
Left Go to previous slide
Ctrl ] Rotate photo right (clockwise)
Ctrl [ Rotate photo left (counterclockwise)
Ctrl Shift H Show/hide guides
Ctrl J Export PDF slide show
Ctrl Shift J Export JPEG slide show
Ctrl Alt J Export video slide show
Ctrl N Create a new slide show template
Ctrl Shift N Create a new slide show template folder
Ctrl S Save slide show settings

#Working in the Print module

Shortcut Action
Ctrl P Print
Ctrl Alt P Print one copy
Ctrl Shift P Open Page Setup dialog box
Ctrl Alt Shift P Open Print Settings dialog box
Ctrl Shift Left Go to first page
Ctrl Shift Right Go to last page
Ctrl Left Go to previous page
Ctrl Right Go to next page
Ctrl Shift H Show/hide guides
Ctrl R Show/hide rulers
Ctrl Shift J Show/hide page bleed
Ctrl Shift M Show/hide margins and gutters
Ctrl Shift K Show/hide image cells
Ctrl Shift U Show/hide dimensions
Ctrl Enter Play impromptu slide show
Ctrl ] Rotate photo right (clockwise)
Ctrl [ Rotate photo left (counterclockwise)
Ctrl N Create a new print template
Ctrl Shift N Create a new print template folder
Ctrl S Save print settings

#Working in the Web module

Shortcut Action
Ctrl R Reload web gallery
Ctrl Alt P Preview in browser
Ctrl Enter Play impromptu slide show
Ctrl J Export web gallery
Ctrl N Create a new web gallery template
Ctrl Shift N Create a new web gallery template folder
Ctrl S Save web gallery settings

#Using help

Shortcut Action
Ctrl / Display current module shortcuts
(click) Hide current module shortcuts
Ctrl Alt / Go to current module Help
F1 Open Community Help

#Also see