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Frequently used shortcuts

by Enzo De Bernardini and Alejandro Tombolini

Introduction

Some times it may be more comfortable to use shortcuts for actions to be done in PixInsight. Here are listed the most frequently used that can be of interest. Grouped by menu and at the end a serie of additional ones.

File

  • OpenCTRL+O - Open a file
  • Open CopyCTRL+SHIFT+O - Open a copy
  • SaveCTRL+S - Save
  • Save AsCTRL+SHIFT+S - Save as
  • Open ProjectCTRL+J - Load Project
  • Save ProjectCTRL+SHIFT+J - Save Project
  • PrintCTRL+P - Print (Linux)
  • Save ProjectCTRL+X - Exit

Edit

  • CopyCTRL+C - Copy View to Clipboard
  • PasteCTRL+V - New Image form Clipboard

View

  • Process ExplorerCTRL+ALT+P - Open Process Explorer
  • Process ExplorerCTRL+ALT+R - Open Format Explorer
  • View ExplorerCTRL+ALT+V - Open View Explorer
  • History ExplorerCTRL+ALT+H - Open History Explorer
  • Object ExplorerCTRL+ALT+O - Open Object Explorer
  • File ExplorerCTRL+ALT+F - Open File Explorer
  • View ExplorerCTRL+ALT+SHIFT+V - Load View Explorer
  • Load History ExplorerCTRL+ALT+SHIFT+H - Load History Explorer
  • Process ConsoleCTRL+ALT+C - Open Process Console
  • Script EditorCTRL+ALT+E - Open Script Editor
  • Real Time PreviewCTRL+ALT+T - Open Real-time Preview
  • CTRL+ALT+B - Show/Hide Control Bars
  • Zoom InCTRL+ + - Zoom In
  • Zoom OutCTRL+ - - Zoom Out
  • Zoom 1:1CTRL+1 - Zoom 1:1
  • Zoom 1:2CTRL+SHIFT+2 - Zoom 1:2
  • CTRL+SHIFT+3 - Zoom 1:3
  • CTRL+SHIFT+4 - Zoom 1:4
  • CTRL+SHIFT+6 - Zoom 1:6
  • CTRL+SHIFT+8 - Zoom 1:8
  • Zoom 2:1CTRL+2 - Zoom 2:1
  • CTRL+3 - Zoom 3:1
  • CTRL+4 - Zoom 4:1
  • CTRL+6 - Zoom 6:1
  • CTRL+8 - Zoom 8:1
  • Zoom to FitCTRL+0 - Zoom and adjust windows to optimal
  • Zoom to OptimalCTRL+T - Zoom to optimal fit
  • Fit ViewCTRL+W - Fit View
  • Full ScreenCTRL+ALT+U - Full screen

Image

  • UndoCTRL+Z - Undo on the image
  • RedoCTRL+Y - Redo on the image
  • NewCTRL+N - New Image
  • InvertCTRL+I - Inver Image
  • Auto STFCTRL+A - Auto STF. Channels linked or unlinked as last use
  • Auto STFCTRL+CLICK Auto STF - Auto STF unlinked channels
  • Auto STFSHIFT+CLICK Auto STF - Auto STF linked channles
  • Color ManagmentF11 - Enable Color Managment
  • Color ProofingCTRL+F11 - Enable Color Proofing
  • Gamut TestSHIFT+F11 - Enable Gamut check
  • RGB/KCTRL+SHIFT+0 - Show channel RGB/K
  • RedCTRL+SHIFT+R - Show channel R
  • GreenCTRL+SHIFT+G - Show channel G
  • BlueCTRL+SHIFT+B - Show channel B
  • LightnessCTRL+SHIFT+L - Show channel CIE L* (Lightness)
  • ChrominanceCTRL+SHIFT+C - Show channel CIE a*=R/b*=G (Chrominance)
  • LuminanceCTRL+SHIFT+Y - Show channel CIE Y (Luminance)
  • Show TransparencyF10 - Show transparency
  • Background BrushCTRL+F10 - Background brush
  • WhiteSHIFT+F10 - White background
  • BlackALT+F10 - Black background
  • Auto STFF12 - Enable STF
  • Reset STFCTRL+F12 - Reset STF
  • Readout ModeALT+R - Change cursor to Readout Mode
  • Zoom InALT+Z - Change cursor to Zoom In Mode for an image
  • Zoom OutALT+SHIFT+Z - Change cursor to Zoom Out Mode for an image
  • CenterALT+C - Change cursor to Center Mode
  • PanALT+P - Change cursor to Pan Mode
  • New PreviewALT+N - Change cursor to New preview Mode
  • Edit PreviewALT+E - Change cursor to Edit preview Mode
  • Edit PreviewALT+D - Change cursor to Dynamic Mode

Preview

  • Next PreviewCTRL + → - To navigate on the image. Next flap
  • Previous PreviewCTRL + ← - To navigate on the image. Previous
  • Undo PreviewCTRL+SHIFT+Z - Undo/Redo preview
  • Store PreviewCTRL+ALT+S - Save preview
  • Reset PreviewCTRL+R - Reset preview

Mask

Process

Script

Workspace

Others

Last Update: 09/09/2014 02:33 UT

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