Corel Painter (Mac) keyboard shortcuts

 

  Navigation and Utility tools
M Magnifier
G Grabber
E Rotate Page
, Divine Proportion
/ Layout Grid
. Perspective Guides (opens property bar)
C Crop
  Drawing and painting tools
B Brush (Freehand line)
V Brush (Straight line)
K Paint Bucket
D Dropper
Dodge
= Burn
  Selection tools
R Rectangular selection
O Oval selection
L Lasso
↑   Shift + L Polygonal selection
W Magic wand
  Adjuster tools
F Layer adjuster
S Selection adjuster
H Shape selection
  Shape design tools
P Pen
Q Quick curve
T Text
  Shape object tools
I Rectangular shape
J Oval shape
  Shape edit tools
Z Scissors
A Add point
Y Convert point
X Remove point
  Transform tool
⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + T (Mac OS) Transform tool
Alt + Ctrl + T (Windows) Transform tool
  Symmetry tools
Mirror tool
⌘ Cmd + K (Mac OS) Kaleidoscope tool
Ctrl + K (Windows) Kaleidoscope tool
⌘ Cmd + B Brush controls panel (General or All)
⌘ Cmd + 1 Colors
⌘ Cmd + 2 Mixer
⌘ Cmd + 3 Color sets
⌘ Cmd + 4 Layers
⌘ Cmd + 5 Channels
⌘ Cmd + 6 Clone source
⌘ Cmd + 7 Navigator
⌘ Cmd + 8 Gradients
⌘ Cmd + 9 Patterns

 

⌘ Cmd + , Preferences > General
⌘ Cmd + H Hide Corel Painter 2017
⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + H Hide others
⌘ Cmd + Q Quit
⌘ Cmd + N New
⌘ Cmd + O Open
⌘ Cmd + W Close
⌘ Cmd + S Save
↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + S Save as
↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + S Export Source Image
⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + S Iterative save
⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + E E-mail image
↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + P Page setup
⌘ Cmd + P Print
Ctrl + Q Exit (Windows)

 

⌘ Cmd + Z Undo
⌘ Cmd + Y Redo
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + F Fade
⌘ Cmd + X Cut
⌘ Cmd + C Copy
↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + C Copy merged
↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + V Paste
⌘ Cmd + V Paste in place
⌘ Cmd + F Fill
⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + T Free transform
⌘ Cmd + K Preferences  > General
↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + K Preferences > Brush tracking
↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + R Resize
⌘ Cmd + T Tracing paper
⌘ Cmd + R Show/Hide rulers
⌘ Cmd + ; Show/Hide guides
↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + ; Snap to guides
⌘ Cmd + ‘ Show/Hide grid
⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + K Color management settings

 

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + N New layer
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + 1 Select all layers
⌘ Cmd + G Group
⌘ Cmd + U Ungroup
⌘ Cmd + E Collapse
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + L Dry digital watercolor
⌘ Cmd + A All
⌘ Cmd + D None
⌘ Cmd + I Invert
↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + D Reselect
↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + H Hide marquee
↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + G Load selection

 

↑   Shift + J Join endpoints
⌘ Cmd + ] Duplicate
⌘ Cmd + [ Set shape attributes
⌘ Cmd + / Last effect
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + Z Auto clone
  Tonal control
↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + K Correct colors
↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + A Adjust colors
↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + B Brightness/Contrast
↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + E Equalize
↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + I Negative

 

⭾ Tab Panels
⌘ Cmd + + Zoom in
⌘ Cmd + – Zoom out
⌘ Cmd + 0 Zoom to fit
⌘ Cmd + M Screen toggle mode
⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + 0 Actual size
Space Scroll image with grabber
Space +

 

Center image
Space + ⌘ Cmd +

 

Zoom in
Space + ⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option +

 

Zoom out
Space + ⌥ Option +

+

 

Rotate image
↑   Shift + ⌥ Option + Space +

+

 

Constrain rotate to 90 degrees
↑   Shift + ⌥ Option +

 

Orient screen to default view

 

⌥ Option +

+

 

Scroll contents of panel
↑   Shift +

+

 

(click on Open/Close triangle) Expand/Collapse all panels
  Layers panel
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + 1 Select all layers
⌘ Cmd + Del Delete layer
  Colors panel
↑   Shift + S Toggle between main and additional colors
↑   Shift + O Standard colors
U Use clone color
  Mixer panel
Space Pan tool
⌘ Cmd + Space Zoom tool (zoom-in)
⌘ Cmd + Space + ⌥ Option Zoom tool (zoom-out)
  Channels panel
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + M New from
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + U Clear
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + E Edit gradient

 

⌥ Option Dropper
⌘ Cmd Layer adjuster
⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd Resize brush
] Increase current brush size incrementally
[ Decrease current brush size incrementally
↑   Shift Constrain to 45 degrees
1 to 0 keys Adjust opacity in 10% increments
↑   Shift + 1 Unconstrained draw
↑   Shift + 2 Draw outside
↑   Shift + 3 Draw inside
⌘ Cmd + L Load nozzle
  Cloners
⌥ Option Set clone source
⌥ Option + ↑   Shift Set clone destination
⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option (click clone) Re-link clone source
  Colors
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + K Correct colors
↑   Shift + X Toggle between main and additional colors
  Gradations
⌘ Cmd click Angle Adjuster: Adjust spiral
  Paint bucket
+

 

Limit fill extent
⌥ Option Dropper
  Rectangle, Oval, and Lasso selection tools
↑   Shift (hold down after you start dragging) Constrain to square or circle
↑   Shift Add to selection
⌥ Option Subtract from selection
  Magic wand
↑   Shift +

 

Add color to selection
↑   Shift +

+

 

Add range of colors to selection
⌥ Option +

 

Remove color from selection
⌥ Option +

+

 

Remove range of colors from selection

 

⌘ Cmd (except when either the screen navigation or Shape tools are selected) Layer adjuster
⌘ Cmd (when Selection tools are selected) Selection adjuster
⌘ Cmd (when Shape tools are selected) Shape selection tool
  Layer adjuster
⌥ Option +

+

 

Duplicate
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + D Delete layer
← ↑ → ↓ Move layer by one screen pixel
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + H Hide/Display marquee
⤶ Enter Attribute dialog box for current layer
1 – 9 Adjust opacity in 10% increments
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + ⌥ Option + A Select all layers
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + ⌥ Option + D Deselect layers
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift Select/Deselect mode
  Selection adjuster
  (click inside active selection, and drag) Reposition
⌥ Option +

+

 

Duplicate
ArrowKeyse (on canvas) Move selection by one screen pixel
Del Delete current selection
↑   Shift Select/Deselect mode
  Free transform
⌥ Option +

 

(click corner handles) Distort
⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option +

 

(click corner handles) Perspective distort
↑   Shift +

 

(click corner handles) Resize/Preserve aspect
⌘ Cmd +

 

(click corner handles) Rotate
⌘ Cmd +

 

(click side handles) Skew
⌘ Cmd Shape selection tool toggle

 

↑   Shift +

 

Constrain to square
↑   Shift +

 

Constrain to circle
  Shape selection tool: Direct selection
Home Select start point of shape
End Select endpoint of shape
Page Up Select previous point in shape
Page Down Select next point in shape
← ↑ → ↓ Move path by one screen pixel
Del Delete selected (closed) shape
Home First frame of stack
End Last frame of stack
Page Up Next frame
Page Down Previous frame
⌥ Option + Stop Stop at current frame
⌘ Cmd + . Stop and return to current starting frame

 

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + L Lighting mover
⌘ Cmd + G Group
⌘ Cmd + U Ungroup

 

⌥ Option +

 

(click tile) Get tile color
⌘ Cmd +

 

(click tile) Get tile shape
↑   Shift +

 

(click tile) Delete tile
A Select all tiles
D Deselect all tiles
C Change selected tiles to current color
T Tint selected tiles with current color
V Vary color of selected tiles
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + T Add current color to color set
↑   Shift + S Swap colors
← ↑ → ↓ Nudge 1 pixel
↑   Shift + ← ↑ → ↓ Nudge 4 pixels
↑   Shift + I Memory info
⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + 0 Zoom to actual pixels
Insert script delay
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + W Close all windows
↑   Shift +

+

 

(drag the vanishing point to a new position) Perspective Guides — Reposition one vanishing point and the associated primary lines together
⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift +

+

 

(drag the vanishing point to a new position) Perspective Guides — Reposition all vanishing points and primary lines together

 

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