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Cheat Sheet of All The Keyboard Shortcuts Adobe Lightroom

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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 + I Import photos (from disk)
Right/Left Arrow Next/Previous Photo in Filmstrip
Ctrl/Cmd + R Library/Develop Modules – Show File in Explorer/Finder
Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + E Export selected photo(s)
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + E / Cmd + Option + Shift + E Export selected photo(s) with previous settings
F2 Rename Photo (Library Module)
Backspace/Delete Remove selected photo(s)
Ctrl + Backspace / Cmd + Delete Delete rejected photo(s)
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + Backspace / Cmd + Option + Shift + Delete Delete selected photo(s) and send to Recycling Bin or Trash
Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + P Open Page Setup
Ctrl/Cmd + P Print selected photo
Ctrl/Cmd + , (comma) Open Preferences
Ctrl + O / Cmd + Shift + O Open Catalog
Ctrl + Alt + , (comma) / Cmd + Option + , comma Open Catalog Settings
Alt + Backspace / Option + Delete Catalog – Remove selected photo(s)
Ctrl/Cmd + E Edit in Photoshop
Ctrl + Alt + E / Cmd + Option + E Edit in Other Program
Adobe Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts – Photos and Catalog Shortcuts

Module Shortcuts

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

Panel Shortcuts

Side Panels – Show/Hide Tab
All Panels – Show/Hide Shift + Tab
Toolbar – Show/Hide Tab
Module Picker – Show/Hide F5
Filmstrip – Show/Hide F6
Left Panels – Show/Hide F7
Right Panels – Show/Hide F8
Adobe Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts – Panel Shortcuts

Changing Screen Modes and Views

Normal Screen Mode Ctrl + Alt + F / Cmd + Option + F
Full Screen and Hide Panels Ctrl + Shift + F / Cmd + Shift+ F
Cycle Screen Modes F
Next Screen Mode Shift + F
Info Overlay – Show/Hide Ctrl/Cmd + I
Cycle Info Overlay I
Library Loupe View E
Library Grid View G
Library Compare View C
Library Survey View N
Lights Dim Mode – Toggle Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + L
Zoom View – Toggle Z
Adobe Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts – Changing Screen Modes and Views Shortcuts

Metadata and Keywords Shortcuts

Add Keywords Ctrl/Cmd + K
Edit Keywords Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + K
Set a Keyword Shortcut Ctrl + Alt + Shift + K / Cmd + Option + Shift + K
Add a Keyword from Keyword Set to Selected Photo Alt/Option + 1-9
Add/Remove Keyword Shortcut from Selected Photo Shift + K
Copy Metadata Ctrl + Alt + Shift + C / Cmd + Option + Shift + C
Paste Metadata Ctrl + Alt + Shift + V / Cmd + Option + Shift + V
Save Metadata to File Ctrl/Cmd + S
Adobe Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts – Metadata and Keywords Shortcuts

Flagging and Filtering Photos

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

Develop Module Shortcuts

Convert to Grayscale V
Select White Balance Tool W
Select Crop Tool R
When Crop Tool is Selected (Constrain Aspect Ratio) A
Select Spot Removal Tool Q
Select Adjustment Brush Tool K
Select Graduated Filter Tool M
Auto Tone Ctrl/Cmd + U
Auto White Balance Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + U
Show Clipping J
Rotate Photo Right (Clockwise) Ctrl/Cmd + ]
Rotate Photo Left (Counterclockwise) Ctrl/Cmd + [
Adobe Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts – Develop Module Shortcuts

Slideshow Module Shortcuts

Play Slide Show Enter/Return
Play Impromptu Slide Show Ctrl + Enter / Cmd + Return
Pause Slide Show Spacebar
Preview Slide Show Alt + Enter / Option + Return
End Slide Show Esc
Go to Next Slide Right Arrow
Go to Previous Slide Left Arrow
Export PDF Slide Show Ctrl/Cmd + J
Export JPEG Slide Show Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + J
Export Video Slide Show Ctrl + Alt + J / Cmd + Option + J
Adobe Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts – Slideshow Module Shortcuts

Print Module Shortcuts

Print Ctrl/Cmd + P
Print One Copy Ctrl + Alt + P / Cmd + Option + P
Print Settings Ctrl + Alt + Shift + P / Cmd + Option + Shift + P
Go to First Page Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + Left Arrow
Go to Last Page Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + Right Arrow
Go to Previous Page Ctrl/Cmd + Left Arrow
Go to Next Page Ctrl/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 Gallery Ctrl/Cmd + J
Reload Web Gallery Ctrl/Cmd + R
Save Web Gallery Settings Ctrl/Cmd + S
Preview in Browser Ctrl + Alt + P / Cmd + Option + P
Adobe Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts – Web Module Shortcuts
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