ENGLISH 60+ shortcuts for Paint Tool SAI, and 80+ for Photoshop. You can now customize your tablet’s keys, or just memorize all the shortcuts You also have little tips and comments by the shortcut’s side. SAI version is 1.1.0, and PS version is CS4, but it should be almost the same for all versions. I think donwloading will give you a bigger view.
Short anecdote: I got my firt job because I finished the test almost half hour earlier than the other people aspiring for the job; and that's because I knew some basic shortcuts, and they didn't. Memorizing shortcuts is something I encorage. I even own a wacom with keys on it, and I don’t use them. Try learning one or two at a time if you have problems with them. Just insist! When you get used to it, you won't have to think wich key you're pressing, you'll be doing it at high speed. It will be like... playing an instrument? Idk, I compare it to that.
This little program was made with Flash on ActionScript 2.0... and it took more time than expected, but it was interesting. And I hope it can be useful for you somehow (: You also have the aluminum sponges to play with. Here you have Manu's animations: [link]. And here you can find a really cool flash tutorial with the information necesary to do something similar to the Shortcuts glosary: [link] :thumb214724929:
Please let me know if you find any bugs or gramar mistakes or things you’d change, or in case you remember some important shortcut I missed.
EDIT- DD feature! oAo... Thank you so much for all the comments/favs; and welcome the new watchers, I'm glad you enjoyed the rest of my gallery as to watch me, I appreciate you all! Have a wonderful new year! -/EDIT
ESPAÑOL 60+ shortcuts para Paint Tool SAI, y 80+ para Photoshop. Ahora puedes personalizar los botones de tu tableta, o simplemente memorizar todas las shortcuts También tienen pequeños consejos y comentarios al lado de las shortcuts. La versión de SAI es 1.1.0, y la de PS es CS4, pero debería ser casi lo mismo para otras versiones. Creo que si se descarga se ve más grande. Anécdota corta: Conseguí mi primer trabajo porque terminé la prueba casi media hora antes que los demás aspirantes; y eso fue porque conocía algunas shortcuts básicas y ellos no. Memorizar shortcuts es algo que fomento. Incluso tengo una tableta con botones y no los uso, uso el teclado. Intenta aprender una o dos a la vez si tienes problemas. Sólo insiste! Cuando te acostumbres no vas a tener que pararte a pensar cuál tecla pulsar, lo vas a hacer a toda velocidad. Va a ser como… tocar un instrumento? No sé, lo comparo con eso.
Este pequeño programa fue hecho en Flash con ActionScript 2.0 para la programación… y tomó más tiempo del que pensaba, pero fue interesante. Espero que le pueda ser útil a alguien (: También tienen a las esponjas de aluminio para jugar con ellas. Acá pueden encontrar la animación de Manu: [link]. Y acá encontrarán un tutorial de flash realmente bueno, con información necesaria para crear algo parecido al Glosario de shortcuts: [link] :thumb214724929: Por favor háganme saber si encuentran algún bug o error ortográfico o alguna cosa que cambiarían, o en caso de que recuerden alguna shortcut importante que me haya salteado.
EDIT- DD! oAo... Muchas gracias por los comentarios y favs; y bienvenidos los nuevos watchers, me alegra que les agradara el resto de mi galería como para watchear, los aprecio mucho a todos! Que tengan un maravilloso año nuevo! -/EDIT
Hi! This was a tricky one, one would say it'd be in the "selection" category, but it isn't : I I found out it isn't in the list because it's considered a brush, and brushes are not in the shortucts list.
You need to go to the brushes "window" (that one under the color wheel), you'll surely find the brush there, then double click on that selection brush to open a window with brush customization, the last one is the shortcut box, you can put an A there or whichever shrtcut you feel ok with. In case you don't find the selection brush, just right click on an empty square on the brushes window, a list should appear with all the posible brushes, chose the option that says "selection" or something like that (I have an spanish translation of sai, so i'm not sure). And if you want to create any new different brushes, you can do it the same way.
Hi there I have a question! You can change the keyboard shortcuts in the shortcut preferences manually. When I got a new version of SAI, the select brush wasn't automatically set as "A" in the keyboard shortcuts, and I can't seem to find it in the list to connect it manually. Do you know what list the select brush would be under?
When I alt-click on the eye, it just hides the layer as if I didn't even hold alt? I've had another issue like this where a friend of mine told me that if I ctrl-alt-clicked on a spot, say an area where I shaded, I would supposedly go to the layer that I shaded on, but that doesn't work for me either. Maybe my laptop has issues with crtl and alt in sai, but i just wanted to make sure that it wasn't my SAI program that had the error
Which ones don't work? I was told that the the shortcuts for the main brushes (C V B N M) don't come with the default SAI, I may have set those myself years ago and din't remember, so that would be my mistake x. x
Some of the shortcuts for SAI works and the others do not Do you know why? Does this only work for the most up-to-date SAI or am I supposed to some how reset everything to default? (I didn't mess with the controls when I got it, I'm just wondering if maybe there WAS a way to reset everything to default...
ooh, it took me some time to understand, sorry! those are not letters, those are numbers "1-0", from one to zero. For example, if you press 4, the layer opacity will be lowered to 40%. If you press 45, then the layer opacity will change to 45%, number 0 will change the opacity to 100% (always when using the move tool "V"). Hope that helps!
Thank you for making this!! My dog apparently pressed shift+tab when he put his head on my keyboard, and I was freaking out on how to return my SAI to normal when I found this! So thanks for stopping my freaking out! This'll be helpful for other stuff too! And the animation is adorable!
ups, I sent the message unfinished by mistake haha...
I was saying that I've just noticed that if you're using one ammount of opacity for binary, and then change to another one, that new opacity will replace the last one if you're working on the same layer.
I suspect that was ment to help while working on pixelart, as you need to have control over the exact ammount of colors you're working with.
But again, I'm not sure about the shorcuts :I I'll let you know if i ever find them!