Shortcuts for Paint in Windows 10 and 11

Shortcuts for Paint in Windows 10 and 11

Shortcuts allow you to quickly use functions in Microsoft Paint without having to use the mouse or keyboard. In this blog you can find all the shortcuts of paint.

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These are the keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Paint & Paint 3D

ButtonOperation
F11Display an image in full screen
F12Save the image as a new file
Ctrl+ASelect the whole image
Ctrl+BMaking selected text bold
Ctrl+CCopying a selection to the clipboard
Ctrl+EOpen the Properties dialog box
Ctrl+GShowing or hiding gridlines
Ctrl+IFormatting the selected text in italics
Ctrl+NCreate a new image
Ctrl+OOpen an existing image
Ctrl+PPrint an image
Ctrl+RDisplaying or hiding the ruler
Ctrl+SSaving changes to an image
Ctrl+UUnderlining the selected text
Ctrl+VPasting a selection from the Clipboard
Ctrl+WOpening the Resize and Slope dialog box
Ctrl+XCut a selection
Ctrl+YMaking a change again
Ctrl+ZUndoing a change
Ctrl+plus sign (+)Make the brush, line or shape outline wider by one pixel
Ctrl+minus sign (-)Narrow the brush, line or shape outline by one pixel
Ctrl+Page UpZoom in
Ctrl+Page DownZoom out
Alt+F4Close an image and its Paint window
Right arrowMove the selection or the active shape one pixel to the right
Left arrowMove the selection or the active shape one pixel to the left
Down arrowMove the selection or the active shape down one pixel
Up arrowMove the selection or the active shape up one pixel
Shift+F10Displaying the context menu

Shortcuts for Paint 3D

Key combinationAction
CTRL+0 or numeric keypad0Resetting the zoom percentage
Ctrl+3Switching to other view
Ctrl+ASelect all 3D items in the workspace; repeat the command to switch and select all 2D items
Ctrl+BMaking selected text bold
Ctrl+CCopy the selected item
Ctrl+InsertCopy the selected item
Ctrl+Shift+CCapture a screen recording
Ctrl+EDisplay canvas properties
Ctrl+Shift+EHide or show 3D perspective
Ctrl+G Grouping objects
Ctrl+Shift+GUngrouping of objects
ISwitch on the pipette
Ctrl+IFormatting the selected text in italics
MMinimising or expanding the side menu
Ctrl+NCreating a new image or file
Ctrl + OOpening an existing image or file
Ctrl + P2D printing
Ctrl + SSave
Ctrl + Shift + SSave as
Ctrl + UUnderlining the selected text
Ctrl+V Paste selected item
Shift+InsertPaste selected item
Ctrl+WSelect canvas
Ctrl+Shift+WShow or hide Canvas
Ctrl+X Cut selected item
Shift + DeleteCut selected item
Ctrl+Shift+X2D cropping
Ctrl+Y Perform an action again
Ctrl+ZUndoing an action
EscapeStop or exit the current task
HomeReset display
PgUpZoom in
Ctrl+PgUpZoom in
PgDnZoom out
Ctrl+PgDnZoom out
Ctrl+mouse wheelZooming in or out
Ctrl+LeftTurn left
Ctrl+RightTurn right
Ctrl+UpTurning up
Ctrl+DownTurn down
Alt+LeftMove to the left
Alt+RightMove to the right
Alt+UpMove up
Alt+Down Slide down
Ctrl+minus sign (-) or [Reduce brush size
Ctrl+plus sign (+) or ]Increase brush size
Right arrowMove selection or active shape one pixel to the right
Left arrowMove selection or active shape one pixel to the left
Down arrowMove selection or active shape down one pixel
Up arrowMove selection or active shape up one pixel
Alt+F4programclose
F6Browse screen elements in a window or on the desktop
F10Activating the menu bar in the app
Shift+F10Displaying the context menu
F11View image in full screen
F12Save image as new file

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