Keyboard shortcuts

List of keyboard shortcuts you can use to work faster in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic.

Keys for working with panels

Result

Windows

macOS

Show/hide side panels

Tab

Tab

Show/hide all panels

Shift + Tab

Shift + Tab

Show/hide toolbar

T

T

Show/hide Module Picker

F5

F5

Show/hide Filmstrip

F6

F6

Show/hide left panels

F7

F7

Show/hide right panels

F8

F8

Toggle solo mode

Alt-click a panel

Option-click a panel

Open a new panel without closing soloed panel

Shift-click a panel

Shift-click a panel

Open/close all panels

Ctrl-click a panel

Command-click a panel

Open/close left panels, top to bottom

Ctrl + Shift + 0 - 5

Command + Control + 0 - 5

Open/close right panels, Library and Develop modules, top to bottom

Ctrl + 0 - 9

Command + 0 - 9

Open/close right panels, Slideshow, Print, and Web modules, top to bottom

Ctrl + 1 - 7

Command + 1 - 7

Redo Ctrl + Shift + Z Command + Shift + Z
Redo (Windows only) Ctrl + Y n/a
Undo Ctrl + Z Command + Z

Keys for navigating modules

Result

Windows

macOS

Go to Library module

Ctrl + Alt + 1

Command + Option + 1

Go to Develop module

Ctrl + Alt + 2

Command + Option + 2

Go to Map module

Ctrl + Alt + 3

Command + Option + 3

Go to Book module

Ctrl + Alt + 4

Command + Option + 4

Go to Slideshow module

Ctrl + Alt + 5

Command + Option + 5

Go to Print module

Ctrl + Alt + 6

Command + Option + 6

Go to Web module

Ctrl + Alt + 7

Command + Option + 7

Go back / go forward

Ctrl + Alt + Left Arrow / Ctrl + Alt + RIght Arrow

Command + Option + Left Arrow / Command + Option + Right Arrow

Go back to previous module

Ctrl + Alt + Up Arrow

Command + Option + Up Arrow

Keys for working in the Book module

Result

Windows

macOS

Double page view Ctrl + R Command + R
Multi-page view Ctrl + E Command + E
Next view mode Ctrl + = Command + =
Previous view mode Ctrl + - Command + -
Single page view Ctrl + T Command + T
Zoomed single-page view Ctrl + U Command + U
Create Saved Book Ctrl + S Command + S
Update Metadata captions Ctrl + M Command + M
Copy Book layout Ctrl + Shift + C Command + Shift + C
Paste Layout Ctrl + Shift + V Command + Shift + V
Remove Page Ctrl + Shift + Backspace Command + Shift + Backspace
Select photo cells Ctrl + Shift + Alt + A Command + Shift + Option + A
Select text cells Ctrl + Alt + A Command + Option + A
Show / Hide Filter Text Ctrl + Shift + H Command + Shift + H
Show / Hide text safe area Ctrl + Shift + U Command + Shift + U

Keys for changing views and screen modes

Result

Windows

macOS

Enter Library Loupe view

E

E

Enter Library Grid view

G

G

Enter Library Compare view

C

C

Enter Library Survey view

N

N

Open selected photo in the Develop module

D

D

Cycle forward / backward through Lights Out modes

L / Shift + L

L / Shift + L

Toggle Lights Dim mode

Ctrl + Shift + L

Command + Shift + L

Cycle screen modes

F

F

Previous screen mode

macOS only

Shift + F

Switch between Normal and full-screen, hide panels

Ctrl + Shift + F

Command + Shift + F

Go to Normal screen mode

Ctrl + Alt + F

Command + Option + F

Cycle info overlay

I

I

Show/hide info overlay

Ctrl + I

Command + I

Open Reference view Shift + R Shift + R
Enable loupe overlay in the Library Ctrl + Alt + O Command + Option + O
Enable and choose loupe overlay in the Library Ctrl + Shift + Alt + O Command + Shift + Option + O
Show Grid view styles Ctrl + Shift + X Command + Shift + X
Zoom to 100 Ctrl + Alt + 0 Command + Option + 0
Open People View in the Library module O O

Keys for using a secondary window

Note:

The shortcuts for using the secondary window are the same as the equivalent shortcuts in the Library module, with the Shift key added.

Result

Windows

macOS

Open secondary window

F11

Command + F11

Enter Grid view

Shift + G

Shift + G

Enter normal Loupe view

Shift + E

Shift + E

Enter locked Loupe view

Ctrl + Shift + Enter

Command + Shift + Return

Enter Compare view

Shift + C

Shift + C

Enter Survey view

Shift + N

Shift + N

Enter Slideshow view

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + Enter

Command + Option + Shift + Return

Enter full-screen mode (requires a second monitor)

Shift + F11

Command + Shift + F11

Show/hide Filter bar

Shift + \

Shift + \

Zoom in / zoom out

Ctrl + Shift + = / Ctrl + Shift -

Command + Shift + = / Command + Shift + -

Keys for managing photos and catalogs

Result

Windows

macOS

Import photos from disk

Ctrl + Shift + I

Command + Shift + I

Open catalog

Ctrl + O

Command +Shift + O

Open Preferences

Ctrl + , (comma)

Command + , (comma)

Open Catalog Settings

Ctrl + Alt + , (comma)

Command + Option + , (comma)

Create new subfolder (segmented tethered capture)

Ctrl + Shift + T

Command +Shift + T

Hide/show tether capture bar

Ctrl + T

Command + T

Create a new folder in the Library module

Ctrl + Shift + N

Command + Shift + N

Create virtual copy (Library and Develop module only)

Ctrl +  ‘ (apostrophe)

Command +  ‘ (apostrophe)

Show in Explorer/Finder (Library and Develop module only)

Ctrl + R

Command + R

Go to next/previous photo in the Filmstrip

Right Arrow/Left Arrow

Right Arrow/Left Arrow

Select multiple folders or collections (in Library, Slideshow, Print, and Web modules)

Shift-click or Ctrl-click

Shift-click or Command-click

Rename photo (in Library module)

F2

F2

Delete selected photo(s)

Backspace or Delete

Delete

Remove selected photo(s) from catalog

Alt + Backspace

Option + Delete

Delete selected photo(s) and move to Recycling Bin (Windows) or Trash (macOS)

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + Backspace

Command + Option + Shift + Delete

Delete rejected photo(s)

Ctrl + Backspace

Command + Delete

Edit in Photoshop

Ctrl + E

Command + E

Open in other editor

Ctrl + Alt + E

Command + Option + E

Export selected photo(s)

Ctrl + Shift + E

Command + Shift + E

Export with previous settings

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + E

Command + Option + Shift + E

Open plug-in manager

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + , (comma)

Command + Option + Shift + , (comma)

Print selected photo

Ctrl + P

Command + P

Open Page Setup dialog box

Ctrl + Shift + P

Command + Shift + P

Go to the next image Ctrl + Right Command + Right
Go to the previous image Ctrl + Left Command + Left
Tethered capture F12 F12
Headless enhance Ctrl + Alt + Shift + I
Control + Alt + Shift + I
Open enhance dialog box Ctrl + Alt + I
Control + Alt + I
HDR merge Ctrl + H
Control + H
Headless HDR merge Ctrl + Shift + H
Control + Shift + H
Pano merge Ctrl + M
Control + M
Headless pano merge Ctrl + Shift + M
Control + Shift + M
Open as Smart Object in Photoshop Ctrl  + Alt + X Command + Option + X
Stack visually similar photos Ctrl + Alt + Shift + S Command + Option + Shift + S
E-mail photos n/a Command + Shift + M

Keys for comparing photos in the Library module

Result

Windows

macOS

Switch to Loupe view

E or Enter

E or Return

Switch to Grid view

G or Esc

G or Esc

Switch to Compare view

C

C

Switch to Survey view

N

N

Switch from Grid to Loupe view

Spacebar or E

Spacebar or E

Swap select and candidate photos in Compare view

Down Arrow

Down Arrow

Make next photos select and candidate in Compare view

Up Arrow

Up Arrow

Toggle Zoom view

Z

Z

Zoom in / zoom out in Loupe view

Ctrl + = / Ctrl + -

Command + = / Command + -

Scroll up/down zoomed photo in Loupe view (also works in Develop and Web modules)

Page Up / Page Down on full-size keyboard

Page Up / Page Down on full-size keyboard

Go to beginning/end of Grid view

Home / End

Home / End

Play impromptu slide show

Ctrl + Enter

Command + Return

Rotate photo right (clockwise)

Ctrl + ]

Command + ]

Rotate photo left (counterclockwise)

Ctrl + [

Command + [

Increase/decrease Grid thumbnail size

= / -

= / -

Scroll up/down Grid thumbnails

Page Up / Page Down on full-size keyboard

Page Up / Page Down on full-size keyboard

Toggle cell extras

Ctrl + Shift + H

Command + Shift + H

Show/hide badges

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + H

Command + Option + Shift + H

Cycle Grid views

J

J

Open Library view options

Ctrl + J

Command + J

Select multiple discrete photos

Ctrl-click

Command-click

Select multiple contiguous photos

Shift-click

Shift-click

Select all photos

Ctrl + A

Command + A

Deselect all photos

Ctrl + D

Command + D or Command + Shift + A

Select only active photo

Ctrl + Shift + D

Command + Shift + D

Deselect active photo

/

/

Add previous/next photo to selection

Shift + Left/Right Arrow

Shift + Left/Right Arrow

Select flagged photos

Ctrl + Alt + A

Command + Option + A

Deselect unflagged photos

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + D

Command + Option + Shift + D

Group into stack

Ctrl + G

Command + G

Unstack

Ctrl + Shift + G

Command + Shift + G

Toggle stack

S

S

Move to top of stack

Shift + S

Shift + S

Move up in stack

Shift + [

Shift + [

Move down in stack

Shift + ]

Shift + ]

Keys for rating and filtering photos

Result

Windows

macOS

Set star rating

1 - 5

1 - 5

Set star rating and go to next photo

Shift + 1 - 5

Shift + 1 - 5

Remove star rating

0

0

Remove star rating and go to next photo

Shift + 0

Shift + 0

Increase/decrease rating by one star

] / [

] / [

Assign a red label

6

6

Assign a yellow label

7

7

Assign a green label

8

8

Assign a blue label

9

9

Assign a color label and go to next photo

Shift + 6 - 9

Shift + 6 - 9

Flag photo as a pick

P

P

Flag photo as a pick and go to next photo

Shift + P

Shift + P

Flag photo as a reject

X

X

Flag photo as a reject and go to next photo

Shift + X

Shift + X

Unflag photo

U

U

Unflag photo and go to next photo

Shift + U

Shift + U

Increase/decrease flag status

Ctrl + Up Arrow / Ctrl + Down Arrow

Command + Up Arrow / Command + Down Arrow

Cycle flag settings

‘ (back quote)

‘ (back quote)

Refine photos

Ctrl + Alt + R

Command + Option + R

Show/hide Library Filter bar

\

\

Open multiple filters in the Filter bar

Shift-click filter labels

Shift-click filter labels

Toggle filters on/off

Ctrl + L

Command + L

Find photo in the Library module

Ctrl + F

Command + F

Keys for working with collections

Result

Windows

macOS

Create a new collection in the Library module

Ctrl + N

Command + N

Add to Quick Collection

B

B

Add to Quick Collection and go to next photo

Shift + B

Shift + B

Show Quick Collection

Ctrl + B

Command + B

Save Quick Collection

Ctrl + Alt + B

Command + Option + B

Clear Quick Collection

Ctrl + Shift + B

Command + Shift + B

Set as target collection

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + B

Command + Option + Shift + B

Keys for working with metadata and keywords in the Library module

Result

Windows

macOS

Add keywords

Ctrl + K

Command + K

Edit keywords

Ctrl + Shift + K

Command + Shift + K

Set a keyword shortcut

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + K

Command + Option + Shift + K

Add/remove keyword shortcut from selected photo

Shift + K

Shift + K

Enable painting

Ctrl + Alt + K

Command + Option + K

Add a keyword from a keyword set to selected photo

Alt + 1-9

Option + 1-9

Cycle forward / backward through keyword sets

Alt + 0 / Alt + Shift + 0

Option + 0 / Option + Shift + 0

Copy/paste metadata

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + C / Ctrl + Alt + Shift + V

Command + Option + Shift + C / Command + Option + Shift + V

Save metadata to file

Ctrl + S

Command + S

Open Spelling dialog box

macOS only

Command + :

Check spelling

macOS only

Command + ;

Open Character palette

macOS only

Command + Option + T

Visual Search Ctrl + Alt + Shift + F Command + Option + Shift + F
Edit Face name Shift + O Shift + O

Keys for working in the Develop module

Result

Windows

macOS

Toggle the Generative AI checkbox Ctrl + G Command + G
Toggle Object Aware Ctrl + F Command + F

Convert to grayscale

V

V

Auto tone

Ctrl + U

Command + U

Auto white balance

Ctrl + Shift + U

Command + Shift + U

Edit in Photoshop

Ctrl + E

Command + E

Copy/paste Develop settings

Ctrl + Shift + C / Ctrl + Shift + V

Command + Shift + C / Command + Shift + V

Paste settings from previous photo

Ctrl + Alt + V

Command + Option + V

Copy After settings to Before

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + Left Arrow

Command + Option + Shift + Left Arrow

Copy Before settings to After

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + Right Arrow

Command + Option + Shift + Right Arrow

Swap Before and After settings

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + Up Arrow

Command + Option + Shift + Up Arrow

Increase/decrease selected slider in small increments

Up Arrow / Down Arrow or + / -

Up Arrow / Down Arrow or + / -

Increase/decrease selected slider in larger increments

Shift + Up Arrow / Shift + Down Arrow or Shift + + / Shift + -

Shift + Up Arrow / Shift + Down Arrow or Shift + + / Shift + -

Cycle through Basic panel settings (forward/backward)

. (period) / , (comma)

. (period) / , (comma)

Reset a slider

Double-click slider name

Double-click slider name

Reset a group of sliders

Alt-click group name

Option-click group name

Reset all settings

Ctrl + Shift + R

Command + Shift + R

Sync settings

Ctrl + Shift + S

Command + Shift + S

Sync settings bypassing Synchronize Settings dialog box

Ctrl + Alt + S

Command + Option + S

Toggle Auto Sync

Ctrl-click Sync button

Command-click Sync button

Enable Auto Sync

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + A

Command + Option + Shift + A

Match total exposures

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + M

Command + Option + Shift + M

Select White Balance tool (from any module)

W

W

Select the Crop tool (from any module)

R

R

Constrain aspect ratio when Crop tool is selected

A

A

Crop to same aspect ratio as previous crop

Shift + A

Shift + A

Crop from center of photo

Alt-drag

Option-drag

Cycle Crop grid overlay

O

O

Cycle Crop grid overlay orientation

Shift + O

Shift + O

Switch crop between portrait and landscape orientation

X

X

Reset crop

Ctrl + Alt + R

Command + Option + R

Select the Guided Upright tool (also works in the Library module when a photo is selected) Shift + T Shift + T

Select the Spot Removal tool

Q

Q

Toggle Brush between Clone and Heal modes when Spot Removal tool is selected Shift + T Shift + T

Select the Adjustment Brush tool (from any module)

K

K

Select the Graduated Filter tool

M

M

Toggle Mask between Edit and Brush modes when the Graduated Filter or Radial Filter is selected Shift + T Shift + T

Increase/decrease brush size

] / [

] / [

Increase/decrease brush feathering

Shift + ] / Shift + [

Shift + ] / Shift + [

Switch between local adjustment brush A and B

/

/

Temporarily switch from brush A or B to Eraser

Alt-drag

Option-drag

Paint a horizontal or vertical line

Shift-drag

Shift-drag

Increase/decrease Amount

Drag adjustment pin right/left

Drag adjustment pin right/left

Show/hide local adjustment pin

H

H

Show/hide local adjustment mask overlay

O

O

Cycle local adjustment mask overlay colors

Shift + O

Shift + O

Select Targeted Adjustment tool to apply a Tone Curve adjustment

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + T

Command + Option + Shift + T

Select Targeted Adjustment tool to apply a Hue adjustment

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + H

Command + Option + Shift + H

Select Targeted Adjustment tool to apply a Saturation adjustment

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + S

Command + Option + Shift + S

Select Targeted Adjustment tool to apply a Luminance adjustment

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + L

Command + Option + Shift + L

Select Targeted Adjustment tool to apply a Grayscale Mix adjustment

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + G

Command + Option + Shift + G

Deselect Targeted Adjustment tool

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + N

Command + Option + Shift + N

Show clipping

J

J

Rotate photo right (clockwise)

Ctrl + ]

Command + ]

Rotate photo left (counterclockwise)

Ctrl + [

Command + [

Toggle between Loupe and 1:1 Zoom preview

Spacebar or Z

Spacebar or Z

Zoom in / zoom out

Ctrl + = / Ctrl + -

Command + = / Command + -

Play impromptu slide show

Ctrl + Enter

Command + Return

View Before and After left/right

Y

Y

View Before and After top/bottom

Alt + Y

Option + Y

View Before and After in a split screen

Shift + Y

Shift + Y

View Before only

\

\

Create a new snapshot

Ctrl + N

Command + N

Create a new preset

Ctrl + Shift + N

Command + Shift + N

Create a new preset folder

Ctrl + Alt + N

Command + Option + N

Open Develop view options

Ctrl + J

Command + J

Create a Radial filter Shift + M Shift + M
Create a Luminance filter Shift + Q Shift + Q
Crop to original  Ctrl + Alt + Shift + R Command + Option + Shift + R
Create a color range Shift + J Shift + J
Cycle Overlay mode in Crop / Masking Alt + O Option + O
Lock Zoom position in Develop or Library Shift + Ctrl + = Shift + Command + =
Open / close Masking  Shift + W Shift + W
Hide / unhide Gamut destination warning in Soft Proofing Shift + S Shift + S
Expand / collapse soft proofing S S
Never show overlay / pins in Develop H H
Always show overlay / pins in Develop Ctrl + Shift + H Command + Shift + H
Cycle through transform options Ctrl + Tab Control + Tab
Copy a Mask Ctrl + C Command + C

Keys for working in the Slideshow module

Result

Windows

macOS

Play slide show

Enter

Return

Play impromptu slide show

Ctrl + Enter

Command + Return

Pause slide show

Spacebar

Spacebar

Preview slide show

Alt + Enter

Option + Return

End slide show

Esc

Esc

Go to next slide

Right Arrow

Right Arrow

Go to previous slide

Left Arrow

Left Arrow

Rotate photo right (clockwise)

Ctrl + ]

Command + ]

Rotate photo left (counterclockwise)

Ctrl + [

Command + [

Show/hide guides

Ctrl + Shift + H

Command + Shift + H

Export PDF slide show

Ctrl + J

Command + J

Export JPEG slide show

Ctrl + Shift + J

Command + Shift + J

Export video slide show

Ctrl + Alt + J

Command + Option + J

Create a new slide show template

Ctrl + N

Command + N

Create a new slide show template folder

Ctrl + Shift + N

Command + Shift + N

Save slide show settings

Ctrl + S

Command + S

Play all Ctrl + Alt + Right Command + Option + Return
Previous menu Ctrl + Left Command + Left
Next menu Ctrl + Right Command + Right

Keys for working in the Print module

Result

Windows

macOS

Print

Ctrl + P

Command + P

Print one copy

Ctrl + Alt + P

Command + Option + P

Open Page Setup dialog box

Ctrl + Shift + P

Command + Shift + P

Open Print Settings dialog box

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + P

Command + Option + Shift + P

Go to first page

Ctrl + Shift + Left Arrow

Command + Shift + Left Arrow

Go to last page

Ctrl + Shift + Right Arrow

Command + Shift + Right Arrow

Go to previous page

Ctrl + Left Arrow

Command + Left Arrow

Go to next page

Ctrl + Right Arrow

Command + Right Arrow

Show/hide guides

Ctrl + Shift + H

Command + Shift + H

Show/hide rulers

Ctrl + R

Command + R

Show/hide page bleed

Ctrl + Shift + J

Command + Shift + J

Show/hide margins and gutters

Ctrl + Shift + M

Command + Shift + M

Show/hide image cells

Ctrl + Shift + K

Command + Shift + K

Show/hide dimensions

Ctrl + Shift + U

Command + Shift + U

Play impromptu slide show

Ctrl + Enter

Command + Return

Rotate photo right (clockwise)

Ctrl + ]

Command + ]

Rotate photo left (counterclockwise)

Ctrl + [

Command + [

Create a new print template

Ctrl + N

Command + N

Create a new print template folder

Ctrl + Shift + N

Command + Shift + N

Save print settings

Ctrl + S

Command + S

Show Guides Ctrl + Shift + G Command + Shift + G

Keys for working in the Map module

Result

Windows

macOS

Next Track in Tracklog Ctrl + Alt + T Command + Option + T
Previous Track in Tracklog Ctrl + Alt + Shift + T Command + Option + Shift + T
Search Ctrl + F Command + F
Delete All Location data Ctrl + Backspace Command + Delete
Change to Dark Map style Ctrl + 6 Command + 6
Change to Hybrid Map style Ctrl + 1 Command + 1
Change to Light Map style Ctrl + 5 Command + 5
Lock Pins on Map Ctrl + k Command + k
Change to Road Map style Ctrl + 2 Command + 2
Change to Satellite Map style Ctrl + 3 Command + 3
Change to Terrain Map style Ctrl + 4 Command + 4
Show / Hide map info I I
Show / Hide Location preset overlay O O

Keys for working in the Web module

Result

Windows

macOS

Reload web gallery

Ctrl + R

Command + R

Preview in browser

Ctrl + Alt + P

Command + Option + P

Play impromptu slide show

Ctrl + Enter

Command + Return

Export web gallery

Ctrl + J

Command + J

Create a new web gallery template

Ctrl + N

Command + N

Create a new web gallery template folder

Ctrl + Shift + N

Command + Shift + N

Save web gallery settings

Ctrl + S

Command + S

Open advance settings panel

Ctrl + Shift + Alt + /

Command + Shift + Option + /

Keys for using Help

Result

Windows

macOS

Display current module shortcuts

Ctrl + /

Command + /

Hide current module shortcuts

Click

Click

Go to current module Help

Ctrl + Alt + /

Command + Option + Shift + /

Open Community Help

F1

F1

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