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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.
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You can also change your type size with your keyboard as well. So I'm going to get my Text tool, press T for that. I'll click into this text frame and select this text with this drag across that. If you want to change your type size with your keyboard, it's Command+Shift or Ctrl+Shift, then your Greater Than or Less Than keys or your Period and Comma keys, same key. So Command+Shift+Period, Ctrl+Shift+Period to go up in 2 point increments. Command+Shift+Comma, Ctrl+Shift+ Comma to go down in 2 point increments. If you want to go in larger increments, you just add another key to that, so hold all three, Command+Option+Shift, Ctrl+Alt+Shift, Greater Than or Less Than, Period or Comma, same key, you go in 10 point increments instead of 2 point increments.
So that's how you do it. It's pretty easy. If you are in the middle of the text edit and you don't like this, you want to just get put of this text edit, you can just hit the Escape key to go back to where you started.
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