Shortcuts Ulead PhotoImpact 8 for Windows

We present to your attention the shortcuts for the Ulead PhotoImpact 8 for Windows which is used on the operating system Windows, in this hotkeys description 153 of the most popular and important shortcuts are offered. You can also add your changes on our portal if you consider the data insufficiently complete or add a new program from the very beginning.

File Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+N Creates a new image file.
Ctrl+O Opens a folder where an image file was last saved.
Shift+A Creates a new Web page
Shift+O Opens the Visual Open dialog box
Ctrl+W Closes the current image file. A message box prompts to save file
Ctrl+S Saves the current image file
Ctrl+Shift+S Saves the file in another filename, format and location
Ctrl+Alt+S Saves the image as an HTML file
Ctrl+Alt+ (0~9) Previews the image in a Web browser
F7 Launches the Acquire scanner process without post processing
F8 Launches the Acquire digital camera process without post processing
Ctrl+Shift+E Opens the Capture Setup dialog box
Ctrl+Shift+C Minimizes your PhotoImpact program and automatically switches to Capture mode
Ctrl+Alt+P Opens the Print Preview window
Ctrl+Shift+P Prints multiple copies of a single image, or prints multiple images on the same page
Ctrl+Shift+R Prints image into multiple sheets of paper that can be joined together to create a poster
Ctrl+P Prints the current image file
F11 Captures selected source. This is the default setting. It can be changed
F6 Displays the Preferences dialog box
Ctrl+Q Closes PhotoImpact. If you have any image files open that have not been saved, you are prompted to do so

Edit Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+Z Undoes the last menu command
Ctrl+Y Redoes the last menu command
Ctrl+T Repeats the last menu command
Ctrl+X Cuts the current selection
Ctrl+C Copies the data to the clipboard
Ctrl+V Pastes data from the clipboard as an object
Ctrl+Shift+V Pastes the image data from the clipboard as a new image in a separate window
Delete Deletes the current selection
Ctrl+R Crops the image to the current selection
Ctrl+D Duplicates the base image and any objects, creating a new image file
Ctrl+F Opens the Fill dialog box, where you can select to fill the selection with a solid color, gradient or texture
Ctrl+H Opens the Fadeout dialog box
Shift+Z Enables/Disables Object Painting Mode, which allows you to see through overlapping objects
Ctrl+K Enables/Disables Mask mode by placing a tinted mask over your image except where a selection exists

View Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+I Creates another copy of the image file
Ctrl+0 Displays the image at its actual size
Ctrl+M Maximizes the window and displays the image at 1:1 ratio
+ Zoom in
- Zoom out
Ctrl+Shift+0 Resize the current image
Ctrl+U Toggles between showing or hiding all toolbars and panels to display the image at full screen
F2 Toggles between showing or hiding the EasyPalette
Ctrl+F2 Toggles between showing or hiding the Quick Command Panel
F10 Toggles between showing or hiding the AccessPanel
Ctrl+F3 Toggles between showing or hiding the Text / Path Panel
Ctrl+F5 Toggles between showing or hiding the base image and the Web background
Ctrl+F8 Toggles between showing or hiding the marquee
Ctrl+F7 Toggles between showing or hiding the bounding box around objects
Alt+Enter Displays the Photo Properties dialog box
Ctrl+ Number Magnifies or reduces the image view in different sizes
Shift+V Displays or hides Ruler
Shift+F7 Displays or hides Slice Lines
Shift+F8 Displays or hides Image Maps
Ctrl+Shift+G Displays or hides Guidelines
Ctrl+Shift+L Snaps to Guidelines
Ctrl+Shift+R Displays or hides Grid
Ctrl+Shift+N Snaps to Grid

Format Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
F9 Opens the Post Processing Wizard dialog Box
Shift+C Opens the Post Processing Wizard dialog Box
Ctrl+F9 Starts up the Auto-enhancing process
Ctrl+B Opens the Brightness & Contrast dialog box
Ctrl+V Opens the Color Balance dialog box
Ctrl+E Opens the Hue & Saturation dialog box
Ctrl+Shift+F Opens the Focus dialog box
Ctrl+Shift+T Opens the Tone Map dialog box
Ctrl+Shift+H Opens the Highlight Midtone Shadow dialog box
Shift+N Opens the Expand Canvas dialog box
Shift+F Opens the Frame & Shadow dialog box
Ctrl+G Opens the Image Size dialog box, where you can adjust the size of the image

Selection Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Space Toggles between showing and hiding the active selection
Ctrl+A Selects the entire contents of the image
F5 Preserve Base Image
Ctrl+Shift+O Converts the selection into an object
Ctrl+Shift+E Copy Selection to Object Library
Shift+G Select None

Object Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Shift+D Duplicates selected object
Ctrl+Shift+A Selects all objects in an image
Shift+E Edit the selected type of object
Shift+W Shows the Wrap/Bend properties dialog box of the selected object
Shift+M Merges the selected object to the base image
Ctrl+Shift+M Merges all the objects into the base image
Ctrl+Alt+G Groups the selected objects into one object
Ctrl+Alt+U Ungroups the selected object into separate objects
Shift+S Opens the Shadow dialog box
Alt+Up Bring the selected object forward
Alt+Down Send the selected object backward
Ctrl+Alt+Up Moves the object to the highest level
Ctrl+Alt+Down Moves the object to the lowest level
Ctrl+Shift+Enter Opens the Object Properties dialog box when there is an active object
Delete Deletes the active object

Web Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Shift+T Opens the HTML Text Entry Box
Shift+L Link an object from file to the current image
Shift+R Opens the Rollover dialog box
F12 Opens the Component Designer dialog box
Shift+B Opens the Background Designer dialog box
Shift+T Opens the HTML Text Entry Box
Shift+Enter Opens the Web Properties dialog box
Shift+Q Deletes the excess borders of the selected object (Trim Object)
F4 Opens the Image Optimizer dialog box
Shift+P Applies the Paint on Edges effect

Window Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Shift+F5 Arranges all open windows diagonally in the workspace from left to right and top to bottom
Shift+F4 Evenly distributes all open windows vertically in the workspace
Shift+F6 Evenly distributes all open windows vertically in the workspace

Help Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
F1 Opens the Ulead PhotoImpact online help
Shift+F1 Activates the Context Sensitive Help

Miscellaneous

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+Shift+K Toggles between moving the selection and copying the selection
G Show Global Viewer
Shift+F9 Find next - EasyPalette
Alt+P Play - Quick Command Panel
Tab Show/Hide Toolbars and Panels
Page Up/Page Down Scroll image vertically
Home/End Scroll image horizontally
F2 Show/Hide EasyPalette
Ctrl+F2 Show/Hide Quick Command Panel
Ctrl+F3 Show/Hide Brush Panel/Text/Path/Slice/Image Map Panel
Ctrl+Shift+Delete Deletes the selected thumbnail from the EasyPalette
Arrow Keys Moves the object up/down one pixel or to the left/right
F10 Opens the Document Manager
Ctrl+F1 Show EasyPalette Pop-up
Ctrl+A Selects all texts in the text box

Visual Open

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
F5 Refresh the visual open window
Ctrl+A Select all thumbnails

Tool panel

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
' Display tools submenu
K Pick tool
B Z-Merge Tool
M Goes through all the various Selection tools
A Adds to the current selection area
S Subtracts from the current selection area
T Text Tool
P Goes through all the various Paint tools
O Toggles between the Object Paint Eraser Tool and the Object Magic Eraser Tool
R Crop tool
Q Transform tool
Y Eyedropper tool
C Measure tool
/ Zoom tool
H Goes through all the various Retouch tools
D Goes through all the various Path tools
N Goes through all the various Clone tools
. Stand tool
F Goes through all the various Clone tools
I Slice tool
U Image map tool
C Switches to the Eyedropper tool temporarily by holding down this key
W Switches to the Pick Tool temporarily by holding down this key
X Switches the Foreground and Background color
Z Switches to the Zoom tool temporarily by holding down this key
E Toggles between Painting and Erase mode when using the Painting Tool
L+ Dragging Tiles an object over another image
M+Dragging Uses an object as a mask
Alt+Click tool Goes through all the different tools of the selected tool
Ctrl+Click tool Goes through all the different tools of the selected tool
Shift Constrains the selection to a circle or square and draws a straight line in increments of 45 degrees
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Date of change: 28.01.2019
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*Some of the keys listed may not work in older versions of the program