Accessing the Move tool from any tool


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Accessing the Move tool from any tool

The Move tool is the tool you probably use the most in Photoshop. It's the way you select things and adjust their position and transform things and whatnot. So you probably want to know quick ways to get to the Move tool regardless of what tool you are currently in. So if I were to be doing some brushing or retouching on this particular layer here and I wanted to switch to a different layer, I want to be able to quickly get to my Move tool to be able to do that or to reposition the current layer that I have selected. So I'm in my Brush tool right now. Normally, in previous versions, we held down the Command key or the Ctrl key on Windows, you can see the cursor change right away.

It's now temporarily switching to the Move tool. I don't actually like this method anymore, even though it's been around for years. You will see that it doesn't actually show you that you have switched to the Move tool in the Tools panel. It still shows you that you are in the Brush t...

Accessing the Move tool from any tool
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Accessing the Move tool from any tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS4 Power Shortcuts

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Design Photography
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