Keyboard Commands

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View and Set Keyboard Commands in ArtRage 4.5

ArtRage 4.5 has a long list of available commands for which you can set your own shortcuts, or use the defaults that are already set up.

To view existing default shortcuts and change keyboard commands in ArtRage 4.5 go to:

Edit > Set Keyboard Shortcuts…

WindowsMac OS
Windows

ArtRage 4.5 Modifier Commands

Non-editable Commands

These are all modifiers, rather than shortcuts. They are continuous actions that modify an ongoing process, rather than discrete commands, and cannot be edited.

ArtRage 4.5 Modifier Commands
CommandShortcut
Tool SizeShift + Left click + Drag
Increase
Decrease
Shift + Left click + Drag
Drag Right
Drag Left
RotateAlt + Right Click and drag

Space bar + Alt + Left Click and Drag
Canvas Zoom





Increase
Decrease
Ctrl/Shift + Right click + drag

Spacebar + Ctrl/Shift + Left Click + drag

Shift + Right Click + Drag

Drag Right
Drag Left
Move Canvas Spacebar + Click + Drag

Right Click + Drag
Pick Color Alt + Click

ArtRage 4.5 Shortcuts Groups

The shortcuts in ArtRage are organised into Groups. You can view the Groups from the Keyboard Shortcuts menu, and expand or collapse them all at once, or individually.

Because there are so many commands, it is usually easier to find the Group first, and then find the command. ArtRage 4.5 has 220 possible commands and 26 shortcut groups.

You can use the menu below to jump to a Group on this page.

ArtRage 4.5 Shortcuts and Available Commands

Canvas Commands
Zoom InCtrl + Shift + =

Ctrl + +

Ctrl + =
Zoom Out Ctrl + –
Reset Scale Shift + D
Reset Rotation Alt + D
Reset Canvas Position X
Reset All Canvas Properties D
Canvas Lighting  F5
Quick Horizontal Flip H
Quick Vertical Flip V
Set Background ColourNot set
Color Commands
HL / S Picker Not set
HS / L Picker Not set
LS / H Picker Not set
RG / B Picker Not set
RB / G Picker Not set
BG / R Picker Not set
Tint/Tone Picker Not set
Select Custom Picker From Disc… Not set
New Custom Picker… Not set
Real Color Blending Not set
Color Sample Commands
Add Sample Not set
Add Toolbox Sample Not set
Export Samples… Not set
Export Toolbox Samples… Not set
Clear Samples Not set
Clear Toolbox Samples Not set
Show Samples With Names Not set
Show Samples Without Names Not set
Color Sample Sorting
Sort By Name Not set
Sort By Red Value Not set
Sort By Blue Value Not set
Sort By Green Value Not set
Sort By Hue Not set
Sort By Luminance Not set
Sort By Saturation Not set
Cursor Commands
Use Precise Cursors 1
Use Outline Cursors 2
Use Tool Cursors 3
Magnify Precise Cursors Not set
Edit Commands
Undo Ctrl + Z
Redo Ctrl + Y
Cut Ctrl + X
Copy Ctrl + C
Paste Ctrl + V
Crop To Selection Not set
Clear Delete
File Commands
New Painting… Ctrl + N
Open Painting…Ctrl + O
Save Painting Ctrl + S
Save Painting As… Ctrl + Shift + S
Import Image File… Ctrl + I
Export Image File… Ctrl + E
Print Painting… Ctrl + P
Clear Recent Files Not set
Filter Commands
Redo Last Filter Ctrl + F
General Commands
ArtRage Manual… F1
ArtRage Support… Ctrl + F1
Clean Brush Not set
Quit Application Ctrl + Q
ArtRage Forums… Not set
ArtRage Member Area… Not set
Register ArtRage Online… Not set
Grid Commands
Grid SettingsNot set
Show Grid Not set
Snap To Grid Not set
Center GridNot set
Package File Commands
Install Package File…Not set
Create Package File…Not set
Show Installed Packages…Not set
Reference Image Commands
Load Reference Image… Ctrl + R
Hide All ReferencesNot set
Show All ReferencesNot set
Remove All ReferencesNot set
New ScrapNot set
New ViewNot set
Layer Commands
Add New Layer Ctrl + L
Delete Layer Not set
Clear Layer Not set
Duplicate Layer Not set
Export Layer… Ctrl + Shift + E
Export Layer To Channels… Ctrl + Shift + Alt + E
Transform Layer Contents… Ctrl + Shift + Alt + T
Transform All Layers… Not set
New Stencil From Layer Contents Not set
Merge Layer Down Ctrl + Alt + Down
Merge All LayersNot set
Edit Layer Texture…Not set
Import Image File To Layer… Ctrl + Alt + I
Close Layer GroupNot set
Add Layer Group Ctrl + Shift + G
Reveal Current LayerNot setr
Set Layer Opacity…Not set
Set Layer Name…Not set
Select Next Layer Ctrl + Up
Select Previous Layer Ctrl + Down
Layer VisibleNot set
Lock TransparencyNot set
Lock PaintNot set
Lock PositionNot set
Lock AllNot set
Panel Commands
Collapse / Expand All Pods Tab
Resize Painting…Not set
Crop / Expand Canvas…Not set
About ArtRage… Ctrl + 1
Blur Layer… Ctrl + B
Adjust Layer Colors… Ctrl + J
Add Noise…Not set
Sticker Spray VariantsNot set
Canvas Settings Ctrl + Shift + C
Custom Color Picker CollectionNot set
Workbench ModeEnter
Layer Panel Shift + A
Color Samples Ctrl + Alt + W
Tracing Panel Ctrl + Alt + T
Tool Settings Ctrl + Alt + O
Preset Collection Ctrl + Alt + P
References Panel Ctrl + Alt + R
Sticker Sheet Collection Ctrl + Alt + K
Stencil Collection Ctrl + Alt + S
ArtRage Serial Number…Not set
Set Keyboard Shortcuts…Not set
Precise Color Picker…Not set
ArtRage Preferences…Not set
Canvas Positioner Ctrl + Alt + C
Reset All Panel ScalesNot set
Reset All Panel RotationNot set
Tool PickerNot set
Color PickerNot set
Menu BarNot set
Check for Updates…Not set
Preset Commands
New Preset… Ctrl + Shift + P
Scripting Commands
Record Script…Not set
Play Script…Not set
Recording ControlsNot set
Open Scripts Folder…Not set
Selection Commands
Deselect All Ctrl + D
Select All Ctrl + A
Invert Selection Ctrl + Shift + I
Select Layer ContentsCtrl + Alt + A
Stencil Commands
Select Stencil From Disc…Not set
Select Ruler From Disc…Not set
Select Guide From Disc…Not set
Hide All StencilsNot set
Show All StencilsNot set
Remove All Stencils From CanvasNot set
Add Default RulerNot set
Sticker Commands
New Sticker Sheet…Not set
Stylus Commands
Set Stylus Properties…Not set
Stylus Control Centre…Not set
Symmetry Commands
Paint SymmetryNot set
Mirrored SymmetryNot set
Rotational SymmetryNot set
Set Axis Angle…Not set
Set Number of Segments…Not set
Set Centre of Symmetry…Not set
Add Symmetry AxisNot set
Remove Symmetry AxisNot set
Show Symmetry ControlNot set
Allow Axis DragNot set
Tool Commands
Reset Current ToolNot set
Oil Brush O
Pencil P
Palette Knife K
Airbrush A
Paint Roller R
Glitter Tube U
Pastel C
Felt Pen M
Paint Tube B
Eraser E
Text T
Sticker Spray S
Fill F
Gloop Pen G
Watercolor W
Ink Pen I
Transform Shift + T
Selection Shift + S
Color Sampler Shift + C
Cloner Shift + K
Tool Size +1% Right

]
Tool Size +10% Shift + Right

Shift + ]
Tool Size -1% Left

[
Tool Size -10% Shift + Left

Shift + [
Tool Pressure +1% Up
Tool Pressure +10% Shift + Up
Tool Pressure -1% Down
Tool Pressure -10% Shift + Down
Toolbox & Workbench Commands
Toolbox PanelNot set
Save Toolbox…Not set
Load Toolbox…Not set
Clear ToolboxNot set
Toolbox Sample Sorting
Sort By NameNot set
Sort By Red ValueNot set
Sort By Blue ValueNot set
Sort By Green ValueNot set
Sort By HueNot set
Sort By LuminanceNot set
Sort By SaturationNot set
Tracing Commands
Automatically Choose Colors From Tracing Image Not set
Show Tracing ImageNot set
Load Tracing Image… Ctrl + T
Clear Tracing Image Ctrl + Shift + T
Convert Tracing Image to PaintNot set
Reset Tracing Paper ScaleNot set
Manual ScaleNot set
Stretch To FitNot set
Tile To FitNot set
Fit InsideNot set
Fit To FillNot set
User Content Commands
Open User Content Folder…Not set
Open User Canvas Presets Folder…Not set
Open User Paper Grains Folder…Not set
Open User Colour Pickers FolderNot set
Open User Stencils FolderNot set
Open User Stickers FolderNot set
Open User Tool Presets FolderNot set
Open User Size Presets FolderNot set
Open ArtRage Filters FolderNot set
Open User Patterns FolderNot set
Open User Gradients FolderNot set
Open User Samples FolderNot set
Window Commands
Hide ArtRage Window Ctrl + H
Toggle Window Full ScreenNot set
Mac OS

ArtRage 4.5 Modifier Commands

Non-editable Commands

These are all modifiers, rather than shortcuts. They are continuous actions that modify an ongoing process, rather than discrete commands, and cannot be edited.

ArtRage 4.5 Modifier Commands
CommandShortcut
Tool SizeShift + Left click + Drag
Tool Size
Increase
Decrease
Shift + Left click + Drag
Drag Right
Drag Left
RotateOption + Right Click and drag

Space bar + Option + Left Click and Drag
Canvas Zoom





Increase
Decrease
Cmd/Shift + Right click + drag

Spacebar + Cmd/Shift + Left Click + drag

Shift + Right Click + Drag

Drag Right
Drag Left
Move Canvas Spacebar + Click + Drag

Right Click + Drag
Pick Color Alt + Click

ArtRage 4.5 Shortcuts Groups

The shortcuts in ArtRage are organised into Groups. You can view the Groups from the Keyboard Shortcuts menu, and expand or collapse them all at once, or individually.

Because there are so many commands, it is usually easier to find the Group first, and then find the command. ArtRage 4.5 has 220 possible commands and 26 shortcut groups.

You can use the menu below to jump to a Group on this page.

ArtRage 4.5 Shortcuts and Available Commands

Canvas Commands
Zoom InCmd + Shift + =

Cmd + +

Cmd + =
Zoom Out Cmd + –
Reset Scale Shift + D
Reset Rotation Option + D
Reset Canvas Position X
Reset All Canvas Properties D
Canvas Lighting  F5
Quick Horizontal Flip H
Quick Vertical Flip V
Set Background ColourNot set
Color Commands
HL / S Picker Not set
HS / L Picker Not set
LS / H Picker Not set
RG / B Picker Not set
RB / G Picker Not set
BG / R Picker Not set
Tint/Tone Picker Not set
Select Custom Picker From Disc… Not set
New Custom Picker… Not set
Real Color Blending Not set
Color Sample Commands
Add Sample Not set
Add Toolbox Sample Not set
Export Samples… Not set
Export Toolbox Samples… Not set
Clear Samples Not set
Clear Toolbox Samples Not set
Show Samples With Names Not set
Show Samples Without Names Not set
Color Sample Sorting
Sort By Name Not set
Sort By Red Value Not set
Sort By Blue Value Not set
Sort By Green Value Not set
Sort By Hue Not set
Sort By Luminance Not set
Sort By Saturation Not set
Cursor Commands
Use Precise Cursors 1
Use Outline Cursors 2
Use Tool Cursors 3
Magnify Precise Cursors Not set
Edit Commands
Undo Cmd + Z
Redo Cmd + Y
Cut Cmd + X
Copy Cmd + C
Paste Cmd + V
Crop To Selection Not set
Clear Delete
File Commands
New Painting… Cmd + N
Open Painting…Cmd + O
Save Painting Cmd + S
Save Painting As… Cmd + Shift + S
Import Image File… Cmd + I
Export Image File… Cmd + E
Print Painting… Cmd + P
Clear Recent Files Not set
Filter Commands
Redo Last Filter Cmd + F
General Commands
ArtRage Manual… F1
ArtRage Support… Cmd + F1
Clean Brush Not set
Quit Application Cmd + Q
ArtRage Forums… Not set
ArtRage Member Area… Not set
Register ArtRage Online… Not set
Grid Commands
Grid SettingsNot set
Show Grid Not set
Snap To Grid Not set
Center GridNot set
Package File Commands
Install Package File…Not set
Create Package File…Not set
Show Installed Packages…Not set
Preset Commands
New Preset… Cmd + Shift + P
Reference Image Commands
Load Reference Image… Cmd + R
Hide All ReferencesNot set
Show All ReferencesNot set
Remove All ReferencesNot set
New ScrapNot set
New ViewNot set
Layer Commands
Add New Layer Cmd + L
Delete Layer Not set
Clear Layer Not set
Duplicate Layer Not set
Export Layer… Cmd + Shift + E
Export Layer To Channels… Cmd + Shift + Option + E
Transform Layer Contents… Cmd + Shift + Option + T
Transform All Layers… Not set
New Stencil From Layer Contents Not set
Merge Layer Down Cmd + Option + Down
Merge All LayersNot set
Edit Layer Texture…Not set
Import Image File To Layer… Cmd + Option + I
Close Layer GroupNot set
Add Layer Group Cmd + Shift + G
Reveal Current LayerNot setr
Set Layer Opacity…Not set
Set Layer Name…Not set
Select Next Layer Cmd + Up
Select Previous Layer Cmd + Down
Layer VisibleNot set
Lock TransparencyNot set
Lock PaintNot set
Lock PositionNot set
Lock AllNot set
Panel Commands
Collapse / Expand All Pods Tab
Resize Painting…Not set
Crop / Expand Canvas…Not set
About ArtRage… Cmd + 1
Blur Layer… Cmd + B
Adjust Layer Colors… Cmd + J
Add Noise…Not set
Sticker Spray VariantsNot set
Canvas Settings Cmd + Shift + C
Custom Color Picker CollectionNot set
Workbench ModeEnter
Layer Panel Shift + A
Color Samples Cmd + Option + W
Tracing Panel Cmd + Option + T
Tool Settings Cmd + Option + O
Preset Collection Cmd + Option + P
References Panel Cmd + Option + R
Sticker Sheet Collection Cmd + Option + K
Stencil Collection Cmd + Option + S
ArtRage Serial Number…Not set
Set Keyboard Shortcuts…Not set
Precise Color Picker…Not set
ArtRage Preferences…Not set
Canvas Positioner Cmd + Option + C
Reset All Panel ScalesNot set
Reset All Panel RotationNot set
Tool PickerNot set
Color PickerNot set
Menu BarNot set
Check for Updates…Not set
Scripting Commands
Record Script…Not set
Play Script…Not set
Recording ControlsNot set
Open Scripts Folder…Not set
Selection Commands
Deselect All Cmd + D
Select All Cmd + A
Invert Selection Cmd + Shift + I
Select Layer ContentsCmd + Option + A
Stencil Commands
Select Stencil From Disc…Not set
Select Ruler From Disc…Not set
Select Guide From Disc…Not set
Hide All StencilsNot set
Show All StencilsNot set
Remove All Stencils From CanvasNot set
Add Default RulerNot set
Sticker Commands
New Sticker Sheet…Not set
Stylus Commands
Set Stylus Properties…Not set
Stylus Control Centre…Not set
Symmetry Commands
Paint SymmetryNot set
Mirrored SymmetryNot set
Rotational SymmetryNot set
Set Axis Angle…Not set
Set Number of Segments…Not set
Set Centre of Symmetry…Not set
Add Symmetry AxisNot set
Remove Symmetry AxisNot set
Show Symmetry ControlNot set
Allow Axis DragNot set
Tool Commands
Reset Current ToolNot set
Oil Brush O
Pencil P
Palette Knife K
Airbrush A
Paint Roller R
Glitter Tube U
Pastel C
Felt Pen M
Paint Tube B
Eraser E
Text T
Sticker Spray S
Fill F
Gloop Pen G
Watercolor W
Ink Pen I
Transform Shift + T
Selection Shift + S
Color Sampler Shift + C
Cloner Shift + K
Tool Size +1% Right

]
Tool Size +10% Shift + Right

Shift + ]
Tool Size -1% Left

[
Tool Size -10% Shift + Left

Shift + [
Tool Pressure +1% Up
Tool Pressure +10% Shift + Up
Tool Pressure -1% Down
Tool Pressure -10% Shift + Down
Toolbox & Workbench Commands
Toolbox PanelNot set
Save Toolbox…Not set
Load Toolbox…Not set
Clear ToolboxNot set
Toolbox Sample Sorting
Sort By NameNot set
Sort By Red ValueNot set
Sort By Blue ValueNot set
Sort By Green ValueNot set
Sort By HueNot set
Sort By LuminanceNot set
Sort By SaturationNot set
Tracing Commands
Automatically Choose Colors From Tracing Image Not set
Show Tracing ImageNot set
Load Tracing Image… Cmd + T
Clear Tracing Image Cmd + Shift + T
Convert Tracing Image to PaintNot set
Reset Tracing Paper ScaleNot set
Manual ScaleNot set
Stretch To FitNot set
Tile To FitNot set
Fit InsideNot set
Fit To FillNot set
User Content Commands
Open User Content Folder…Not set
Open User Canvas Presets Folder…Not set
Open User Paper Grains Folder…Not set
Open User Colour Pickers FolderNot set
Open User Stencils FolderNot set
Open User Stickers FolderNot set
Open User Tool Presets FolderNot set
Open User Size Presets FolderNot set
Open ArtRage Filters FolderNot set
Open User Patterns FolderNot set
Open User Gradients FolderNot set
Open User Samples FolderNot set
Window Commands
Hide ArtRage Window Cmd + H
Toggle Window Full ScreenNot set


Also See

Application Preferences / Keyboard Shortcuts