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Photoshop CS4 offers an abundance of helpful shortcuts and hidden tricks that allow designers and photographers to get more done in less time. In Photoshop CS4 Power Shortcuts, Michael Ninness reveals hundreds of tips to boost productivity, including the top 20 power shortcuts every Photoshop user must know. He covers strategies for better document and panel management, and offers techniques for becoming quicker and more nimble when using layers, adjustment layers, and layer masks. Exercise files accompany the course.
Download the keyboard shortcut guide from the Exercise Files tab.
So, you might want a quick way to cycle through open documents. Yes, you can click on their tabs to bring that particular document to the front or you can use the Window menu. But sometimes you want to do it by using your keyboard. So there typically tends to be a keyboard shortcut for almost everything in there, indeed is one for this. Command+Tilde or Ctrl+Tilde will take you to the next tab from left to right. For those you don't know the Tilde key is the little squiggly and on an English keyboard, it's to the left of the number 1 key on your keyboard.
So Command+Tilde will take you to the next document in the tab order. Command+Shift+Tilde or Ctrl+ Shift+Tilde will go previous. So this is just a nice standard way and this by the way works in all the CS4 applications to switch back and forth between the open documents.
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