Adobe Photoshop CS3 cheat sheets & cheat cards

Among the many features of Photoshop is the near impossibility to memorize all of the commands and keyboard short-cuts. This list is reserved for Photoshop CS3 free cheat sheets, keyboard shortcut lists and cheat cards.

Simpler than the others.


CS3 keyboard shortcuts for Mac, for Windows/PC
Possibly the most complete documents of this list.


Pen tool cheat sheet
Applicable to most Adobe tools since they share a lot around this tool.


Source: PopPhoto
Adobe Photoshop shortcuts
Short, terse, but with the fundamentals.

customguide Source: CustomGuide
Photoshop CS3 training card
Clear and readable.
brown Source: Brown University
Photoshop cheat sheet! in MS-Word file format

Online Photoshop Toolbox Reference

More generally speaking, I recommend all the work of Trevor Morris around this. It is freely available at

If you want to create automatically, your own Photoshop cheat sheet including your changes to the default configuration, you can use the following “trick”:

  1. Press Ctrl-Alt-Shift-K
  2. Push the Summarize... button and save the .htm file on the desktop.
  3. Open the saved file with your prefered web browser (Opera, Firefox, Safari, Chromium, …)