Software Tricks I find Useful

I have a never ending list of useful  shortcuts, tips, and tricks I use a lot. Today I wanted to share a couple of useful tips & shortcuts I find useful.


In Sublime Text

Wrap Text in a Tag
To wrap selected text in a tag, just hit Ctrl-Shift-W and type your tag.

Sublime Text 3 CheatSheet

In Photoshop

Zoom Document  to 100%
Cmd + 1 zooms the document to 100%

Change Brush Size Quickly: By
On a Mac, select the Brush tool, hold ctrl + alt, then click and drag up and down to change hardness and left and right to change size.
You can also press [ and ] to change size, and shift + [ and ] to change hardness.

Duplicate Layer by
? + up/down/left/right arrows duplicate the selected layer 1px in that direction.

Detect Display

I work on multiple displays and have one monitor that I have to manually adjust the resolution. Before upgrading I was able to use “detect display” under system preferences > display and it would automatically adjust its resolution to something more bearable than 800 X 600.

I noticed after upgrading to Mavericks if I went to system preferences > display I noticed the “Detect Display” under the color tab was missing. On a happy accident I discovered that if you press the Option button on your keyboard while in the color tabs the “gather windows”button will change to “Detect Display”.