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GIMP 2.8 Keyboard Shortcuts by

Adapted for GIMP 2.8 from http://www.makeuseof.com/pages/gimp-shortcuts-pdf
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Toolbox

Rectangle Select
R
Ellipse Select
E
Free Select
F
Fuzzy Select
U
Select by Color
Shift+O
Scissors
I
Paths
B
Color Picker
O
Move
M
Crop
Shift+C
Rotate
Shift+R
Scale
Shift+T
Shear
Shift+S
Perspe­ctive
Shift+P
Flip
Shift+F
Text
T
Bucket Fill
Shift+B
Blend
L
Pencil
N
Paintbrush
P
Eraser
Shift+E
Airbrush
A
Ink
K
Clone
C
Convolve
V
Smudge
S
Dodge / Burn
Shift+D
Swap Colors
X
Default Colors
D

Layers

Select the layer above
PgUp
Select the layer below
PgDn
Select the first layer
Home
Select the last layer
End
Merge visible layers
Ctrl+M
Anchor layer
Ctrl+H
 

File

New image
Ctrl+N
Open image
Ctrl+O
Open image as new layer
Ctrl+Alt+O
Duplicate image
Ctrl+D
Open recent image 1...10
Ctrl+1...9, Ctrl+0
Save
Ctrl+S
Save as...
Shift+­Ctrl+S
Export
Ctrl+E
Export as...
Shift+­Ctrl+E
Quit
Ctrl+Q
† Saving and exporting became distinct operations in GIMP 2.8. Shortcuts for exporting have been approp­riated from elsewhere.

Selections

Toggle selections
Ctrl+T
Select all
Ctrl+A
Select none
Shift+­Ctrl+A
Invert selection
Ctrl+I
Float selection
Shift+­Ctrl+L
Path to selection
Shift+V

Dialogs

Layers
Ctrl+L
Brushes
Shift+­Ctrl+B
Patterns
Shift+­Ctrl+P
Gradients
Ctrl+G
Close window
Ctrl+W
Jump to next widget
Tab
Jump to previous widget
Shift+Tab
Set the new value
Enter
Activate current button or list
Space
Activate next tab
Ctrl+PgDn
Activate previous tab
Ctrl+PgUp
Up a folder
Alt+Up
Down a folder
Alt+Down
Home folder
Alt+Home
Close dialog
Esc
 

View

Main menu
F10
Drop-down menu
Shift+F10
Toggle fullscreen
F11
Toggle quickmask
Shift+Q
Close view
Ctrl+W
Close all
Shift+­Ctrl+W
Zoom in
+ or Ctrl+M­ous­ewheel
Zoom out
- or Ctrl+M­ous­ewheel
Zoom 1:1
1
Revert to previous zoom
` (left tick)
Zoom 2:1...16:1
2...5
Zoom 1:2...1:16
Shift+­2...5
Shrink wrap
Ctrl+J
Fit image in window
Shift+­Ctrl+J
Toggle rulers
Shift+­Ctrl+R
Toggle guides
Shift+­Ctrl+T
‡ New shortcuts in GIMP 2.8.

Edit

Undo
Ctrl+Z
Redo
Ctrl+Y
Copy selection
Ctrl+C
Cut selection
Ctrl+X
Copy visible
Shift+­Ctrl+C
Paste as new image
Shift+­Ctrl+V
Paste
Ctrl+V
Clear selection
Del
Fill with foreground color
Ctrl+,
Fill with background color
Ctrl+.
Fill with pattern
Ctrl+;

Plug-ins

Repeat last plug-in
Ctrl+F
Re-show last plug-in
Shift+­Ctrl+F

Help

Help
F1
Context help
Shift+F1

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