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Contact Sheet Shortcuts

(On a Windows system, substitute Ctrl for ⌘)

If you have only one photo selected you can use the arrow keys to move the selection around.


Spacebar Preview the selected photo.
A Play any sounds. Typing A again will stop playback.
T Toggle tag on/off.
+ Turn tag on.
- Turn tag off.
[ Rotate Counter-clockwise 90°.
] Rotate Clockwise 90°.
U Upload photo via FTP.
L Select and scroll to last previewed photo.
E Edit in default Editor.
I Open IPTC Info Dialog.
S Save photo.
M, return Rename photo.
Y Copy photo.
Z Toggle between Selection and Loupe cursor modes.
0, 1-8 Set Color Class when set to be single key shortcut.
0, 1-5 Set Star Rating when set to be single key shortcut.

Preview Window Shortcuts

Esc or ⌘W Close Preview Window.
←, → Move back/forward one photo at a time.
↑, ↓, Page up, Page dn Scroll thumbnail gallery by a whole page.
Delete or Backspace Delete current photo.
Q Toggle rendering Quality (RAW vs. Preview).
Z,* Turn zoom on/off .
$#43; Increase zoom factor.
- Decrease zoom factor.
L Lock the two previews so that you can pan around in them together.
O One up view.
V Two up view (landscapes).
H Two up view (portraits).
Tab Switch active preview pane when in 2-up modes.
C Toggle color management.
F Full screen mode (toggles).
R Restore from full screen mode.
G or / Swap current photo to second view in a 2-up view. (Greg Gorman key)
1-8, 0 Set Color Class when set to be single key shortcut.
1-5, 0 Set Star Rating when set to be single key shortcut.
⌘1 -⌘8,⌘0 Set Color Class
Ctrl-1 - Ctrl-5, Ctrl 0 Set Star Rating
T, . (period) Toggle tag on/off.
U Upload photo.
X Toggle crop tool.
Option-X Swap constrained crop values. (Shift-X on Windows)
[ Rotate Counter-Clockwise 90°.
] Rotate Clockwise 90°.
A Play sounds (if any). Typing A again will stop sound playback.
I IPTC Info.
D Dismiss photo from selection.
Y Copy photo.
M Rename photo.
E Edit photo.
S Save photo.
Space bar Hand cursor to pan around screen.
Option key Hand cursor to pan around screen.
Option-arrow key Pan around in the zoomed mode.
Shift-Option-arrow key Pan around in the zoomed mode, but faster. (50 pixels instead of 10 at a time)
Option-scroll wheel zoom in and out of the photo.
⌘-click: zoom in and center on click point.⌘-click again will return to scale-to-fit mode.

Slideshow Shortcuts

Esc Exit slideshow.
Space, → Advance to next photo.
Backspace, ← Show previous photo.
Delete, D Dismiss photo from slideshow.
$#43; Tag photo.
$#45; Untag photo.
T Toggle tag.
0, 1-8 Set color class of photo.
Caps Lock Pause slideshow if on Auto.


Menu Shortcuts

Application Menu

⌘, (comma) Preferences
⌘H Hide Photo Mechanic
⌘-Option-H Hide other applications
⌘Q Quit Photo Mechanic

File Menu

⌘-Shift-N New Contact Sheet window
⌘N New Contact Sheet tab
⌘O Open Contact Sheet
⌘W Close Contact Sheet tab or window if only one tab open in window.
⌘-Shift-W Close window when multiple tabs are open.
⌘G Ingest
⌘-Shift-G Live Ingest
⌘-Shift-L Live Slide Show
⌘M Rename Photos
⌘Y Copy Photos
⌘Delete Delete Photos
⌘S Save Photos As
⌘B Burn Photos to Disc
⌘-Shift-E Send Photos by Email
⌘U FTP Photos As
⌘-Ctrl-U Upload
⌘-Ctrl-X Export
⌘-Shift-P Page Setup
⌘P Print

Edit Menu

⌘z Undo
⌘-Shift-z Redo
⌘X Cut
⌘C Copy
⌘V Paste
⌘-Option-C Take IPTC Snapshot
⌘-Option-V Paste IPTC Snapshot
⌘F Find
⌘-Shift-F Find and Replace
⌘-Option-F Search using Spotlight
⌘A Select All
⌘D Deselect All
⌘T Select Tagged
⌘-Shift-R Select Rotated
⌘-Shift-O Select Others (invert selection)
⌘-Ctrl-1 through ⌘-Ctrl-8, ⌘-Ctrl-9, ⌘-Ctrl-0 Select Color Class 1-8, any, none.
⌘-Opt-1 thru ⌘-Opt-5, ⌘-Opt-6, ⌘-Opt-0 Select Star Rating 1-5, any, unrated.
⌘-Ctrl-C Set Code Replacements.
⌘-Opt-T Enter Special Characters.

Image Menu

⌘I IPTC Stationery Pad
⌘-Shift-I Apply Stationery Pad
⌘K Keywords Panel
⌘-Option-K Structured Keywords Panel
⌘[ Rotate Counter-clockwise 90°
⌘] Rotate Clockwise 90°
⌘+ Tag photos
⌘- Untag
⌘R Preview
⌘E Edit Photos
⌘L Slideshow
⌘-1 through ⌘-8,⌘-0 Set Color Class 1-8, 0
Ctrl-1 through Ctrl-5, Ctrl-0 Set Star Rating 1-5, 0

View Menu

⌘J Toggle Combined RAW+JPEG
F1 View All
F2 View Selected
F3 View Tagged
F4 View Untagged
F5 Ref resh
⌘/ Rescan Contact Sheet
⌘-Shift-T Show/Hide Info Tooltips

Tools Menu

⌘-Ctrl-R Apply Rotation to JPEGs

Window Menu

⌘-{ Select previous tab
⌘-} Select next tab