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

Contact Sheet
Copy itemy
Edit in default editore
Upload photo via FTPu
Turn tag on+
Turn tag off- (minus)
Toggle tag on/offt
Toggle Selection and Loupe cursor modesz
Set Color Class *Ctrl-1 thru 8
Remove Color Class *Ctrl-0
Set Star Rating *Alt-1 thru 5
Remove Star Rating *Alt-0
Select and scroll to last previewed iteml
Rotate counter-clockwise 90°[
Rotate clockwise 90°]
Renamem or Return
Play/Stop any sounds.a
Open IPTC Infoi
Move to previous Contact Sheet tabCtrl-←
Move to next Contact Sheet tabCtrl-→
Close current tabCtrl-w
Close all other tabs except currentCtrl-Shift-w
Scroll to bottom of Contact SheetEnd
Scroll to top of Contact SheetHome
Preview WindowShortcuts
Close Preview windowEsc or Alt-w
Move back/forward one item←, →
Scroll thumbnails by page↑, ↓, PgUp, PgDn
Delete current itemDelete or Backspace
Toggle "View crop mode" on/offp
Turn zoom on/offz or *
Increase zoom+
Decrease zoom- (minus)
Toggle shadown
Toggle highlightb
Link the two previewsl
One up viewo
2-up view (landscape)v
2-up view (portraits)h
Switch active preview pane in 2-upTab
Full screen mode (toggles)f
Restore from full screen moder
Swap items in 2-up viewg or /
Set Color Class (if set in Prefs)1 thru 8
Set Star Rating (if set in Prefs)1 thru 5
Remove Star Rating or Color Class (if set in Prefs)0
Set Color ClassCtrl-1 thru 8
Remove Color ClassCtrl-0
Set Star RatingAlt-1 thru 5
Remove Star RatingAlt-0
Toggle tag on/offt or . (period)
Toggle crop toolc or x
Remove cropShift-c
Rotate counter-clockwise 90°[
Rotate clockwise 90°]
Mirror Photos Horizontally
Mirror Photos Vertically
Play/Stop audio soundsa
IPTC Infoi
Add to selected itemsw
Panning cursorSpace or Shift
Pan in the zoomed modeShift--↑, ↓,←, →
Pan faster in the zoomed modeShift-Ctrl-↑, ↓,←, →
Zoom in and out+ and keypad-+
Zoom in and center on clickCtrl+left-mouse-click
Metadata (IPTC) TemplateShortcuts
Clear all fieldsCtrl-Delete
Load IPTC templateCtrl-Alt-l (lowercase L)
Save IPTC templateCtrl-Alt-s
Show Job/User/Client dialogCtrl-Alt-j
Show/Hide Variables windowCtrl-Alt-v
Apply to selected itemsCtrl-Alt-a
Accept changes and close PadCtrl-Enter
Metadata (IPTC) InfoShortcuts
Save changes and go to nextAlt-] or Ctrl-n
Go to next without savingAlt-Shift-] or Ctrl-Shift-n
Save changes and go to previousAlt-[ or Alt-b
Go back to the previous without savingAlt-Shift-[ or Ctrl-Shift-b
Save, send to Uploader, and go to nextAlt-u
Copy all IPTC field data to clipboardCtrl-Shift-c
Paste clipboard into IPTC fieldsCtrl-Shift-v
Save changes and close dialogCtrl-Enter
Clear all fields based on Clear maskCtrl-Del
Load a .IPT or .XMP fileCtrl-Alt-l (lowercase L)
Save all as a .IPT or .XMP fileCtrl-Alt-s
Apply the IPTC Stationery PadCtrl-Alt-c
Open Variables windowCtrl-Alt-v
Play the associated sound fileCtrl-Alt-a
Add Color ClassCtrl-1 thru 8
Remove Color ClassCtrl-0
Add Star ratingAlt-1 thru 5
Remove Star ratingAlt-0
Enlarge the thumbnailAlt-z
Slide ShowShortcuts
Exit Slide ShowEsc
Advance to next itemSpace or → or ↓
Show previous itemBackspace or ← or ↑
Dismiss item from Slide ShowDelete or d
Tag item+
Untag item- (minus)
Toggle tagt
Set Color Class1 thru 8
Remove Color Class0
Pause slide show if on AutoCapsLock
Toggle fullscreen on/offf
Open Contact SheetCtrl-o
Close Contact Sheet TabCtrl-w
Ingest From SelectionAlt-s
Live IngestCtrl-Alt-g
Live Slide ShowCtrl-Alt-l (lowercase L)
Rename PhotosCtrl-m
Copy itemsCtrl-y
Save AsCtrl-s
Send items by emailCtrl-Alt-e
Quit Photo MechanicCtrl-q
Take IPTC SnapshotAlt-c
Paste IPTC SnapshotAlt-v
Find and ReplaceCtrl-Shift-f
Select allCrtl-a
Deselect allCtrl-d
Select tagged itemsCtrl-t
Select rotated itemsCtrl-Shift-r
Select croppedCtrl-Shift-
Select others (invert selection)Ctrl-Shift-o
Select Color Class 1-8Ctrl-Shift-1 thru 8
Select anything with a Color ClassCtrl-Shift-9
Select items with no Color ClassCtrl-Shift-0 (WinXP only)
Select Star Rating 1-5Alt-Shift-1 thru 5
Select anything Star RatedAlt-Shift-6
Select anything not Star RatedAlt-Shift-0
Set Code ReplacementsCtrl-Alt-c
Reload Code ReplacementsShift-Ctrl-Alt-c
PreferencesCtrl-, (comma)
Metadata (IPTC) TemplateCtrl-i
Apply Metadata TemplateCtrl-Shift-i
Keywords panelCtrl-k
Structured Keywords panelCtrl-Shift-k
Rotate counter-clockwise 90°Alt-[
Rotate clockwise 90°Alt-]
Tag photosCtrl-NumLock-+
UntagCtrl-- (minus)
Edit itemsCtrl-e
Slide ShowCtrl-l (lowercase L)
Set Color ClassCtrl-1 thru 8
Remove Color ClassCtrl-0
Set Star RatingAlt-1 thru 5
Remove Star RatingAlt-0
Include Selected Items (add to catalog)Ctrl-Alt-a
Remove Selected Items (delete from catalog)Ctrl-Alt-s
Map Location SearchCtrl-Alt-m
Add the selected items to the selected collectionCtrl-b
Toggle combined RAW+JPEGCtrl-j
View allF1
View selectedF2
View taggedF3
View untaggedF4
Rescan Contact Sheet/
Show/Hide Info tooltipsCtrl-Shift-t
Apply rotation to JPEGsAlt-r

Select previous tabCtrl-left arrow
Select next tabCtrl-right arrow

* If you have single key shortcuts set in Preferences > Accessibility then you can use single keys (0-5 for star ratings or 0-8 for color classes) as well.

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