Given the recent changes made to Adobe Camera Raw 12.3, I spent the holiday weekend updating my previous post of shortcuts, tips, and tricks for using Adobe Camera Raw. You can view them below or use this link (2020_ACR_Shortcuts) to download the 10 page PDF!
I’m pleased to announce that Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) v12.3 has a new, modernized interface, ISO Adaptive Presets, Local Hue editing and more.
To change the location of the heads-up display (HUD), choose Preferences > Interface and, under Show Transformation Values, choose between Top Left, Top Right, Bottom Left, Bottom Right or Never (to hide them).
Command + H (Mac) | Control + H (Win) can be used to quickly toggle between viewing and hiding a variety of items in Photoshop including selections, paths, guides, grids and more.
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To rename items in a panel (such as a color swatch, Action, Layer comp etc.), use the panel’s fly-out menu to view the panel by list.
Tapping the Tab key in Photoshop will hide the Toolbar as well as panels. Tapping again displays them. Adding the Shift key will hide only the panels.
There is a little known feature that can help automatically show and hide panels when working in Photoshop CC: Auto-Collapse Iconic Panels.
The default configuration of panels in Photoshop (the Essentials Workspace) is different depending on the resolution of the monitor. On higher resolution monitors, Photoshop displays two columns of panels.
Most people typically use a subset of the many panels that Photoshop has to offer at any given time. For example, if you are color correcting an image, then you may want the Info, Histogram and Layers panels showing but if you are recording actions to help
Use either of these shortcuts to cycle through open, tabbed documents in Photoshop:
Control -click (Mac) | Right -click (Win) the tool icon in the Options bar (officially called the Tool Preset Picker) and choose Reset Tool or Reset All Tools to set the tool options (found in the Options bar) to their default state.