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FotoStation keyboard shortcuts (Mac)

Commonly used shortcuts

Shortcut Function
Arrow keys Move selection in grid
Command-Enter Open Preview
Command-M / Shift-Command-M Maximize View / Revert to normal view
Command-T Open Metadata Editor
Command-G Open Carousel View for narrowing down a selection
Space Open a full screen preview for making selections
Command-J Toggle RAW/JPEG Bundle view
Shift-Command-L SmartColor
Command-F Search for assets
L Open file location in Finder
Enter Run a slideshow with the selected assets
Command-K Crop
Command-L Edit
F2 Rename
Option-Left Arrow Image Soft Rotate Left (EXIF only)
Option-Right Arrow Image Soft Rotate Left (EXIF only)
Option-Down Arrow Image Soft Rotate 180 degrees (EXIF only)
Shift-Option-Left Arrow Image Rotate Left (rewrite highres)
Shift-Option-Right Arrow Image Rotate Right (rewrite highres)
Shift-Option-Down Arrow Image Rotate 180 degrees (rewrite highres)
+ Zoom in on previews
- Zoom out on previews

Selection shortcuts

Shortcut Function
Command-A Select All
Command-D Deselect All
Shift-Command-I Invert Selection
Shift-Command-A Show Selected
Shift-Command-U Show Unselected

Metadata editor shortcuts

Shortcut Function
Command-Z Undo
Shift-Command-Z Redo
Command-U Undo All
Command-X Cut
Command-C Copy
Command-V Paste
Shift-Command-C Copy all fields
Shift-Command-V Paste all fields
Command-P Paste all from previous text
Command-K Clear all fields
Command-Tab Next page
Command-Down arrow Select from Quicklist
Command-B Play Audio File

File shortcuts

Shortcut Function
Command-Enter Open Preview
Command-E Open in external application
Command-F Find
Command-O Open/Browse folder
Command-P Print
Command-Q Quit
Shift-Command-D Duplicate
Command-Backspace Delete asset or selection
Shift-Command-D Duplicate selected asset(s)

Rating, Status and Classification shortcuts

Shortcut Function
Setting asset Status and and filtering by Status  
1-8 Set status 1 to 8 on selected assets(s)
9 Clear status on selected asset(s) See note below.
0 Clear status on selected asset(s) See note below.
Shift-1 to Shift-9 Filter (show) files with status 1 to 8 or no status (9)
Note: The status can be cleared using either 0 or 9. Pressing the keyboard shortcut 0 clears the content of the Status field, while pressing 9 sets the status value to 0 - indicated by a white status color in FotoStation.  
   
Setting asset Classification and filtering by Classification  
T Mark selected asset(s) as Tagged
R Mark selected asset(s) as Rejected
U Mark selected asset(s) as Untagged 
   
Setting asset Rating and filtering by Rating  
Ctrl-1 to Ctrl-5 Rate selected assets 1 to 5 stars
Ctrl-0 Remove all stars

Tip: When filtering, you can for example press Shift-1, then Shift-2, then Shift-3 to show all assets that have a status of 1, 2 or 3. The same can be done when filtering by Rating or Classification state.

Edit shortcuts

Shortcut Function
Command-Z Undo
Command-X Cut
Command-C Copy
Command-V Paste
Command-Backspace Delete

Preview shortcuts

Shortcut Function
Command-M Toggle Maximize View
Page Down / Down Arrow Next asset
Page Up / Up Arrow Previous asset
Home First asset
End Last asset
Mouse wheel scroll Next/previous asset
+ Zoom in 
- Zoom out
Escape Close window
Space Press Space in thumbnail view to open a full screen preview for making selections
Double-click Preview Load highres image in preview window. Double-click again to return to preview

Window shortcuts

Shortcut Function
Command-B Toggle Drag and Drop window
Shift-Command-W Close all preview windows
Command-R Refresh view
Shift-Command-R Clear search and refresh view

Image editor shortcuts

Shortcut Function
Command-S Save
Option-S Save As
Command-Option Show Original
Command-Backspace Clear current selection
Shift-Command-D Clear selection
Command-F Deselect and flatten
Command-J Toggle show selection
Command-T Edit metadata
Option-Left Arrow Rotate left
Option-Right Arrow Rotate right
Option-Down Arrow Rotate 180 degrees
Shift-Option-Right Arrow Mirror
Shift-Option-Down Arrow Flip
Command-T Image text (Metadata)
Command-I Image size
Command-L Auto Levels
Command-M Smart Contrast
Command-P Smart Sharp
Command-G Grayscale mode
Command-Q Close Windows
Command-Z Undo
Command-E Next Image
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