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Fri, Oct 21, 2011 6:47 PM

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Photoshop: How do I use the legacy shortcuts for navigating/selecting channels?

Broken keyboard shortcut. Toggle between pixels and layer mask used to be (on Mac): Cmd +backslash, then Cmd+tilde. Cmd+tilde no longer works in CS5.1.

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9 years ago

1. Edit>Keyboard Shortcuts...
2. Check "Use Legacy Shortcuts"
3. Restart Photoshop and the old shortcuts will work as they did in previous versions of Photoshop

Note: that cmd + ~ will no longer work to cycle through open documents.

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging

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9 years ago

Jeffrey,

You have one very pleased customer, not to mention the rapid response. And a few dozen others once I pass this on. Not sure how I missed that Legacy Shortcuts radio button!

Thanks.

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9 years ago

But hang on a minute.

'Note: that cmd + ~ will no longer work to cycle through open documents.'

That was never the cycle shortcut. It was cmd + `. Which works in AI and InDesign. No shift required.

Why is PS different?

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Sorry - I'm just used to calling it Cmd + ~ because most users know where the tilde key is and the ` key can be confused with the ' key.

You're correct that Cmd + ` to cycle documents, though cmd + Shift + ` cycles the opposite direction of the former.

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging