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Shorcut to fill a selection (PS: ALT + Delete)

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Just wanted to say +1 for a keyboard shortcut for filling a selection (e.g., Option + Delete for primary (foreground in PS) and Command + Delete for secondary (background in PS)).

 

Use those all the time in PS and am really missing that feature in Photo at the moment!  :(

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Just wanted to say +1 for a keyboard shortcut for filling a selection (e.g., Option + Delete for primary (foreground in PS) and Command + Delete for secondary (background in PS)).

 

Use those all the time in PS and am really missing that feature in Photo at the moment!  :(

Same here...

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Hi,

 

Shift+F5 will open the Edit -> Fill tool - but I agree, a fast way to fill with primary / secondary would be useful..

 

Thanks,

 

Andy.

Hi Andy... I didnt know about that shortcut... interresting! thks for that tip

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You can set a custom keyboard shortcut to edit > fill

 

That's ok. But it still takes many more clicks (keyboard or mouse) just to do a simple fill using the foreground colour... A one button shortcut which just fills with the foreground colour (and another for background) reduces the friction and makes it quick and easy to do masking work... At the moment this is one thing that would possible prevent me from buying Affinity Photo for Windows once it exits beta (yes it might sound petty, but a few extra clicks over the many, many fill operations starts getting really annoying, especially when it wasn't before moving to Affinity Photo).

 

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+1 for the shortcuts to fill a selection with foreground/background colours.


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1. Settings

2. Keyboard Shortcuts

3. Miscellaneous

4. Set Fill to Black and White

 

cheers

 

 

Yup, I think we know that. If you have a selection (e.g. on a mask), and press option/command+backspace, like you would in PS, can you set this to ,,Fill selected area with Primary/Secondary colour"? I think most of us miss this.

(D,X, alt/cmd+backspace is so deep in my muscle memory, that this missing (or well hid) feature amost hurts!)


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I definitely plus1 for this.I create a curves layer, for example, add a mask to the curves layer and then want to fill that with black so that the effect effects nothing before I then paint in where I want to to affect.  I do this so often it seems so basic that this should be a keyboard shortcut.


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