Hello and Welcome to this Tip on customizing your keyboard shortcuts.
In this getting started tip tutorial, I take you through customizing your keyboard shortcuts. After using Photoshop for a while you may notice your left hand working just as much as your right hand is drawing, and vice-versa if you’re a lefty =]. This tutorial is to show you how to set up your keyboard shortcuts that are personalized for what you use the most.
Photoshop has pre-set shortcuts embedded inside the software when you first open it up. Here are some great pics representing what those are for both a pc and a mac.
Customizing your Keyboard Shortcuts Step by Step
1. Find the menu under EDIT > KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS
2. The Keyboard Shortcut menu opens up and keep it on the Keyboard Shortcut tab.
3. Find the shortcut you are looking to edit. For example if you’re looking for the Liquify filter to create a keyboard shortcut for, find it under the filter tab as you would normally under the top menu bar. From there you can type in what you would prefer the shortcut to be!
4. Don’t forget that certain shortcuts won’t be under the default APPLICATION MENU but rather the TOOL menu located here: