Posts tagged "Hand Tool"

August 30, 2010

Zoom and Pan All Images

When viewing multiple images simultaneously, Shift -drag with the Hand tool to pan all open documents. Similarly, shift -clicking with the Zoom tool will zoom all images simultaneously. To set this as the default behavior, with the Zoom or Hand tool selected, check the “Zoom all Windows” and/or “Pan all Windows” in the Option bar.

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August 19, 2010

The Hand Tool

Double click on the Hand tool to Fit in Window.

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January 4, 2010

Navigating While in a Modal State

If you find that you have a dialog box up or you’re in a modal state like Free Transform, you can always use the shortcuts Command (Mac) / Control (Win) + Plus (+) or Minus (-) to zoom in and out. And if you need to pan, use the Spacebar to temporarily give you the Hand tool.

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October 28, 2009

Scroll All Windows

With the Hand tool selected, checking Scroll All Windows (in the Option bar) will scroll (or pan) all open documents at once. Shift -drag (or pan) with the Hand tool to temporarily turn on the Scroll All Windows.

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October 27, 2009

Fit On Screen

Double clicking the Hand tool in the Tool Panel is the same as selecting View > Fit on Screen (Photoshop will display the entire image as large as possible on screen. Note: Command (Mac) / Control (Win) + 0 (zero) also displays the image as large as possible.

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October 26, 2009

The Hand Tool (H)

Holding down the spacebar (while most other tools are selected) will temporarily give you the Hand tool allowing quick panning of images that are zoomed in.

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