How to enable multiple undos in Photoshop with a keyboard shortcut
I use a number of computer programs and have gotten use to using Ctrl+Z to undo previous actions. The issue I have found is that Photoshop is set to undo only the most recent action when you hit Ctrl+Z. In order to perform multiple undos in Photoshop, you have to use Ctrl+Alt+Z. This may seem like a small thing, but it becomes frustrating when you are use to using just Crtl+Z.
Fortunately, Photoshop allows us to customize our keyboard shortcuts. In this tutorial, I will show you how to customize the Photoshop keyboard shortcut so that Ctrl+Z will perform multiple undos.
Need more details? Check out the step by step instructions below.
Open Photoshop and go to Window/Workplace/Keyboard Shortcuts & Menus
Once you have clicked on Window/Workplace/Keyboard Shortcuts & Menus, a new window will open. Click on the Keyboard Shortcuts tab and select “Step Backward”.
Change the shortcut to Ctrl+Z by hitting Ctrl+Z on your keyboard. You will receive a warning message that says that the shortcut is already in use. Go ahead and select Accept and Go to Conflict.
You will now notice that the shortcut for the Undo/Redo option is now blank. Go ahead and click on the empty shortcut field and hit Alt+Ctrl+Z on your keyboard. Now go ahead and click on Accept and then on OK.
That’s it, you’re all done. Do you have any Photoshop tips that you would like to share? I would love to hear them. Just drop a note in the comments section>
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