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Photoshop and The Alt / Option Key

This is a really useful little video tutorial on the many uses of the alt/option key. If you use Photoshop a lot you will recognise that key board short cuts are hugely important otherwise your mouse hand is constantly whizzing all over the place. I always encourage students on our Photoshop course to use keyboard short cuts, this is from TipSquirrel

There’s few occasions when I’m in Photoshop that I don’t have my thumb resting on the Alt key. What makes this humble little key so special? Well, let me show you just a few of the occasions where I really couldn’t do without it……more