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Fill an area with color quickly using these shortcuts (CS/CS2/CS3)

Added on Tuesday 22nd of January 2008 06:58 am EST
Adobe Photoshop CS/CS2/CS3
Operating Systems:
Microsoft Windows, Macintosh

Much of your Photoshop work will require you to fill image areas with solid colors.
Sure, you could reach for the Paint Bucket tool to perform the task—or you can quickly use these keyboard commands instead!
Use the following shortcuts to fill an active selection or an entire layer with the foreground or background color, or even to activate the Fill dialog box:

  • Press [option][delete] ([Alt][Backspace] in Windows) to fill with the foreground color.
  • Press [comman...