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Old 10-07-2009, 05:12 AM
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Re: Using the 'tilde' key . . .

Originally Posted by cricket1961 View Post
You can do that KarimNassar on a adjustment layer by pressing the \ key.

Doesn't work on my keyboard for a change...But doesn't seem like a very useful shortcut anyway as I never select the adjustment layer icon instead of the mask one? Would be nice to have on regular layers
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Old 10-11-2009, 08:52 PM
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Re: Using the 'tilde' key . . .

Originally Posted by Raymond Mayo View Post
Yep . . . Looks like on UK keyboards they moved the tilde key from that top left position, for some reason. Or maybe it's never been there, over here? (How's that for a confusing sentence?!)
It's actually hell using a british/european mac keyboard after being used to a
US one!
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Old 10-11-2009, 09:42 PM
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Re: Using the 'tilde' key . . .

I suppose there are going to be a lot of quirky differences on different language keyboards. And sometimes we can get so focused on the keyboard commands that we actually forget what we're doing in real terms. But for educational purposes it's often better to explain the menu commands before going into the shortcuts, aas sometimes the shortcuts don't work -- depending on people's particular configurations, plug-ins, languages, etc. If people only learn the keyboard shortcut, they're lost when the shortcuts don't work.
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