This list includes the most helpful shortcuts. You'll find additional shortcuts in menu commands and tool tips.

Result

Windows

Mac OS

Move type in image

Control-drag type when Type layer is selected

Command-drag type when Type layer is selected

Select 1 character left/right or 1 line down/up, or 1 word left/right

Shift + Left Arrow/Right Arrow or Down Arrow/Up Arrow, or Control + Shift + Left Arrow/Right Arrow

Shift + Left Arrow/Right Arrow or Down Arrow/Up Arrow, or Command + Shift + Left Arrow/Right Arrow

Select characters from insertion point to mouse click point

Shift-click

Shift-click

Move 1 character left/right, 1 line down/up, or 1 word left/right

Left Arrow/Right Arrow, Down Arrow/Up Arrow, or Control + Left Arrow/Right Arrow

Left Arrow/Right Arrow, Down Arrow/Up Arrow, or Command + Left Arrow/Right Arrow

Select word, line, or paragraph

Double-click, triple-click, or quadruple-click

Double-click, triple-click, or quadruple-click

Scale and skew text within a bounding box when resizing the bounding box

Control-drag a bounding box handle

Command-drag a bounding box handle

Align left, center, or right

Horizontal Type tool or Horizontal Type Mask tool + Control + Shift + L, C, or R

Horizontal Type tool or Horizontal Type Mask tool + Command + Shift + L, C, or R

Align top, center, or bottom

Vertical Type tool or Vertical Type Mask tool + Control + Shift + L, C, or R

Vertical Type tool or Vertical Type Mask tool + Command + Shift + L, C, or R

Return to default font style

Control + Shift + Y

Command + Shift + Y

Turn Underlining on/off

Control + Shift + U

Command + Shift + U

Turn Strikethrough on/off

Control + Shift + / (forward slash)

Command + Shift + / (forward slash)

Decrease or increase type size of selected text 1 pt/px

Control + Shift + < or >

Command + Shift + < or >

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