Long Press Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts

OK, I did not know this one. Benjamin Warde is back with another Lightroom Coffee Break, and it’s on additional functionality when you press and hold some of Lightroom’s keyboard shortcuts versus just tapping the key like usual. While I did know at least one of these (which I’ll share below the video), I sure didn’t know this one. Great stuff!

OK, the one I knew was that if you press and hold the letter “t” it temporarily hides the gray horizontal toolbar that appears below your image in the Develop Module. Pressing “t” toggles it on/off, but press and hold and it stays hidden until you release. There are probably more. There are certainly more, but I can’t think of ’em right now (hopefully you will, and post some in the comments below.

Thanks Benjamin!

Have a good one.


Author: Scott Kelby

Scott is the President of KelbyOne, an online educational community for photographers, Photoshop and Lightroom users. He's editor and publisher of Photoshop User Magazine, Editor of "Lightroom magazine"; Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference & Expo, and the author of a string of bestselling Photoshop, Lightroom, and photography books. You can learn more about Scott at http://scottkelby.com

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  2. The video doesn’t match the intro about long-press.

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    • I agree. While it’s a nice little tip about getting more info from the grid view it says nothing about long press.

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    • So sorry – totally my fault (and just found out about it tonight. ack!). It’s fixed now. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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      • he only gave one long press keyboard shortcut. Is there a list?

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