Cheat Sheet of All The Keyboard Shortcuts Adobe Lightroom

Adobe Lightroom provides you with the tools to organize, edit, store, and share a massive collection of photos. So when you’re ready to clean out your camera next time, Adobe Lightroom can streamline the process.

Cheat Sheet of All The Keyboard Shortcuts Adobe Lightroom
Cheat Sheet of All The Keyboard Shortcuts Adobe Lightroom


This article with the list of all the best Adobe Photoshop Lightroom keyboard shortcuts to help you sort your photo collection faster. So whether you’re needing to target one area in particular or just want to learn the program, the shortcuts in this cheat sheet will help you.

Table of contents

Photos and Catalog Shortcuts
Module Shortcuts
Panel Shortcuts
Changing Screen Modes and Views
Metadata and Keywords Shortcuts
Flagging and Filtering Photos
Develop Module Shortcuts
Slideshow Module Shortcuts
Print Module Shortcuts
Web Module Shortcuts

Photos and Catalog Shortcuts

Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + IImport photos (from disk)
Right/Left ArrowNext/Previous Photo in Filmstrip
Ctrl/Cmd + RLibrary/Develop Modules – Show File in Explorer/Finder
Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + EExport selected photo(s)
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + E / Cmd + Option + Shift + EExport selected photo(s) with previous settings
F2Rename Photo (Library Module)
Backspace/DeleteRemove selected photo(s)
Ctrl + Backspace / Cmd + DeleteDelete rejected photo(s)
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + Backspace / Cmd + Option + Shift + DeleteDelete selected photo(s) and send to Recycling Bin or Trash
Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + POpen Page Setup
Ctrl/Cmd + PPrint selected photo
Ctrl/Cmd + , (comma)Open Preferences
Ctrl + O / Cmd + Shift + OOpen Catalog
Ctrl + Alt + , (comma) / Cmd + Option + , commaOpen Catalog Settings
Alt + Backspace / Option + DeleteCatalog – Remove selected photo(s)
Ctrl/Cmd + EEdit in Photoshop
Ctrl + Alt + E / Cmd + Option + EEdit in Other Program
Adobe Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts – Photos and Catalog Shortcuts

Module Shortcuts

Library ModuleCtrl + Alt + 1 / Cmd + Option + 1
Develop ModuleCtrl + Alt + 2 / Cmd + Option + 2
Map ModuleCtrl + Alt + 3 / Cmd + Option + 3
Book ModuleCtrl + Alt + 4 / Cmd + Option + 4
Slideshow ModuleCtrl + Alt + 5 / Cmd + Option + 5
Print ModuleCtrl + Alt + 6 / Cmd + Option + 6
Web ModuleCtrl + Alt + 7 / Cmd + Option + 7
Back a ModuleCtrl + Alt + Left Arrow / Cmd + Option + Left Arrow
Forward a ModuleCtrl + Alt + Right Arrow / Cmd + Option + Right Arrow
Go to Previous ModuleCtrl + Alt + Up Arrow / Cmd + Option + Up Arrow
Adobe Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts – Module Shortcuts

Panel Shortcuts

Side Panels – Show/HideTab
All Panels – Show/HideShift + Tab
Toolbar – Show/HideTab
Module Picker – Show/HideF5
Filmstrip – Show/HideF6
Left Panels – Show/HideF7
Right Panels – Show/HideF8
Adobe Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts – Panel Shortcuts

Changing Screen Modes and Views

Normal Screen ModeCtrl + Alt + F / Cmd + Option + F
Full Screen and Hide PanelsCtrl + Shift + F / Cmd + Shift+ F
Cycle Screen ModesF
Next Screen ModeShift + F
Info Overlay – Show/HideCtrl/Cmd + I
Cycle Info OverlayI
Library Loupe ViewE
Library Grid ViewG
Library Compare ViewC
Library Survey ViewN
Lights Dim Mode – ToggleCtrl/Cmd + Shift + L
Zoom View – ToggleZ
Adobe Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts – Changing Screen Modes and Views Shortcuts

Metadata and Keywords Shortcuts

Add KeywordsCtrl/Cmd + K
Edit KeywordsCtrl/Cmd + Shift + K
Set a Keyword ShortcutCtrl + Alt + Shift + K / Cmd + Option + Shift + K
Add a Keyword from Keyword Set to Selected PhotoAlt/Option + 1-9
Add/Remove Keyword Shortcut from Selected PhotoShift + K
Copy MetadataCtrl + Alt + Shift + C / Cmd + Option + Shift + C
Paste MetadataCtrl + Alt + Shift + V / Cmd + Option + Shift + V
Save Metadata to FileCtrl/Cmd + S
Adobe Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts – Metadata and Keywords Shortcuts

Flagging and Filtering Photos

Flag Photo – PickP
Flag Photo – Pick and Go to Next PhotoShift + P
Flag Photo – RejectX
Flag Photo – Reject and Go to Next PhotoShift + X
Unflag PhotoU
Unflag Photo and Go to Next PhotoShift + U
Cycle Flag Settings‘ (back quote)
Filters – ToggleCtrl/Cmd + L
Refine PhotosCtrl + Alt + R /Cmd + Option + R
Adobe Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts – Flagging and Filtering Photos

Develop Module Shortcuts

Convert to GrayscaleV
Select White Balance ToolW
Select Crop ToolR
When Crop Tool is Selected (Constrain Aspect Ratio)A
Select Spot Removal ToolQ
Select Adjustment Brush ToolK
Select Graduated Filter ToolM
Auto ToneCtrl/Cmd + U
Auto White BalanceCtrl/Cmd + Shift + U
Show ClippingJ
Rotate Photo Right (Clockwise)Ctrl/Cmd + ]
Rotate Photo Left (Counterclockwise)Ctrl/Cmd + [
Adobe Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts – Develop Module Shortcuts

Slideshow Module Shortcuts

Play Slide ShowEnter/Return
Play Impromptu Slide ShowCtrl + Enter / Cmd + Return
Pause Slide ShowSpacebar
Preview Slide ShowAlt + Enter / Option + Return
End Slide ShowEsc
Go to Next SlideRight Arrow
Go to Previous SlideLeft Arrow
Export PDF Slide ShowCtrl/Cmd + J
Export JPEG Slide ShowCtrl/Cmd + Shift + J
Export Video Slide ShowCtrl + Alt + J / Cmd + Option + J
Adobe Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts – Slideshow Module Shortcuts

Print Module Shortcuts

PrintCtrl/Cmd + P
Print One CopyCtrl + Alt + P / Cmd + Option + P
Print SettingsCtrl + Alt + Shift + P / Cmd + Option + Shift + P
Go to First PageCtrl/Cmd + Shift + Left Arrow
Go to Last PageCtrl/Cmd + Shift + Right Arrow
Go to Previous PageCtrl/Cmd + Left Arrow
Go to Next PageCtrl/Cmd + Right Arrow
Guides (Show/Hide)Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + H
Margins and Gutters (Show/Hide)Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + M
Page Bleed (Show/Hide)Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + J
Image Cells (Show/Hide)Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + K
Dimensions (Show/Hide)Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + U
Rulers (Show/Hide)Ctrl/Cmd + R
Adobe Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts – Print Module Shortcuts

Web Module Shortcuts

Export Web GalleryCtrl/Cmd + J
Reload Web GalleryCtrl/Cmd + R
Save Web Gallery SettingsCtrl/Cmd + S
Preview in BrowserCtrl + Alt + P / Cmd + Option + P
Adobe Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts – Web Module Shortcuts

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