If you work with design programs like Photoshop or Illustrator, you will know that keyboard shortcuts can make your life easier, saving you time and effort. But the problem comes when you are clueless like me and you have trouble remembering some of these combinations. Does it happen to you too? Don’t worry, because today I have a good solution: the periodic table of keyboard shortcuts from Adobe.
A work of Shutterstock, this poster summarizes the most common keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. In the center of the table we find the common keyboard shortcuts, while on the sides and below we find the specific ones for each of the design tools.
A very interesting resource to print and have on hand when doubts arise. I, at least, I think I’m going to frame it until I learn them all. And hey, the design is also very cool so it can also be used to decorate the walls of the office or study. Two in one.
Common shortcuts to Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
All three design tools have common keyboard shortcuts. Perhaps these are the best known because they are used for more everyday actions such as copying, pasting, saving, undoing … They are also used for other programs on the computer, so it is worth taking a look at them.
Photoshop keyboard shortcuts
Here are the exclusive Photoshop keyboard shortcuts. If yours is photographic retouching, keep them very close because they can be very useful.
Illustrator keyboard shortcuts
For the vector graphics editing tool you also have a good collection of keyboard shortcuts that can make your life easier. The truth is that I didn’t know many of them…
By the way, you can download Illustrator for free to try these shortcuts in action and keep the most useful ones for your creative tasks.
InDesign keyboard shortcuts
And we’re done with InDesign keyboard shortcuts. The truth is that I use this program more sporadically, but having them at hand is always good just in case.