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Thu, May 5, 2011 4:31 PM

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Lightroom Classic: Allow for keyboard shortcut customization

Customizable keyboard shortcuts in Lightroom would be great. I just find it so confusing that crop and brush tools and things like that have such odd keyboard shortcuts in Lightroom. I understand that changing that all now would be awful for many existing users, but being able to override them like I can in Photoshop would be helpful. Doesn't anyone else out there find they use to wrong keyboard shortcuts in the wrong program?

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Champion

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92.8K Points

9 years ago

I think many people would appreciate being able to reassign keyboard shortcuts, including to plugin commands. While it would be better if this were built in to LR, the plugin Keyboard Tamer currently provides that functionality:

http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/exchange...

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122 Points

Wow, 5 years? What? Adobe, are you kidding me? Customizable Shortcuts Please!

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And that  Keyboard Tamer plugin seems to be available no more.

Champion

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The Keyboard Tamer plugin is available here: http://www.photographers-toolbox.com/products/keyboardtamer.php

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652 Points

If you use a Mac you can make your own keyboard shortcuts. I've made some to make my export options much faster.

Champion

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The standard OS X App Shortcuts work well with menu commands, but they don't help with LR commands that don't appear in the menus.  For that, you need to edit TranslatedStrings.txt (or use Keyboard Tamer to do that for you, if it still works).

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11.1K Points

9 years ago

Custom keyboard shortcuts would address many requests, including this one about additional shortcuts for basic adjustments.

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404 Points

9 years ago

I can't believe this hasn't been part of Lightroom since the beginning. Having different shortcuts for LR and PS is asinine.

Keyboard Tamer is a total kludge and the developer is non-responsive to questions even after a nice cash donation to his cause.

C'mon Adobe, this is much needed!

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222 Points

9 years ago

Also adding programable shortcut keys to presets, like actions in Photoshop.

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I need that SO MUCH!!! Especially the custom presets.

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Actually indeed the The Keyboard Tamer has it all made available. But limited to one modification if not paid.

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122 Points

9 years ago

With Lightroom having such a huge amount of users by now, wouldn't it be about time to implement configurable keyboard shortcuts and stop burning all non-US/UK keyboard users?

Br. Jay

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Configurable keyboard shortcuts in Lightroom.

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3.6K Points

9 years ago

Hi
Is it possible to set up your own shortcuts in Lr?
(an obvious example being for the purple label, but there are plenty more taske it would b helpful to shortcut if possible?

Thanks in advance

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Assigning Shortcuts in Lightroom?.

Champion

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From the merged topic: See this thread for how to assign a shortcut to the fifth color label (default purple):

http://forums.adobe.com/message/37679...

(Keyboard Tamer doesn't know about color-label shortcuts.)

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222 Points

9 years ago

Soon we will be releasing a lightroom plugin that will allow you to set shortcut keys for presets in lightroom. You can get more information @ http://missingelement.net/products-2/

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$99 seems steep just for preset keys - am I missing something?

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Couldn't agree more with Rob. Is $99 a typo or something? And the website didn't provide much info to help a potential user justify such an expense.

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60 Points

Dead link!

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194 Points

9 years ago

This does it for free:

PADDY for Lightroom
https://sites.google.com/site/dorfl68/

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Thanks for the tip Chris - Paddy looks real good, although I haven't been able to save a script yet...

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THANKS! However it is a work-around and NOT the solution. Adobe... do you hear?

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154 Points

9 years ago

Customisable keyboard shortcuts with the ability to add them for the develop slider settings, i.e. white balance, black, exposure etc pleeeeeeeaase

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138 Points

9 years ago

Customisable keyboard for french people Thanks

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82 Points

9 years ago

Customizable Keyboard Shortcuts in directly in Lightroom would be excellent! Like a shortcut to jump straight to the Library Text Filter Dialog Box, I use it all day every day.

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Customizable Keyboard Shortcuts directly in Lightroom.

Champion

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From the other thread: Ctrl+F (Cmd-F on Mac) takes you directly to the Text filter.

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174 Points

9 years ago

We want to be able to customize everything (sort of like paddy) and not have to rely on expensive third party support that break with updates to lightroom.

This should be supported in lightroom itself. PLEASE!

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62 Points

9 years ago

Especially importent for those of us working in other languages than English and using a different keyboard

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162 Points

9 years ago

Why isn't there a keyboard shortcut for access adjust exposure, recovery, temp, tint etc? This will allow easy mapping of gestures, wacom keys etc to quickly change stuff.

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Direct Keyboard Shortcuts for Develop Adjustment tools.

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282 Points

8 years ago

Given the versatility of the new Wacom Intuos 5 Touch Tablet and its radial menu it would be nice as in Photoshop CS5 and CS6 if you were able to add shortcuts to menu items to use with Lightroom 4. I have a lot of additional shortcuts added in Photoshop CS6 that are on my Radial Menu that make it much fast to perform certain tasks. It would be nice if I could have more custom shortcuts to use in Lightroom 4 and beyond. Thanks for your interest in our feedback it what will always be one of the reasons I come back to Adobe Products.

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Lightroom 4 custom shortcuts.

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That is my issue as well.

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144 Points

Bought a Wacom Intuos Pro tablet as well, only to find out Lightroom doesn't have a custom keyboard function—making using the tablet not that effective and resulting in having to go back to the keyboard.

Champion

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What were you hoping to accomplish with your wacom tablet and keyboard shortcuts?  What were you going to use the keyboard shortcuts for?