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Photoshop 101: Easy Access to Preferences

There are tons of undocumented Photoshop shortcuts out there, lots of which can make our lives a lot easier if we only take advantage of them. I want to show you one that I use often. I would only assume that as designers, we would typically have our rulers turned on most of the time. (I've tested this as far back as CS1) To access your Photoshop preferences quickly, just double-click on a ruler! That's it!

Photoshop 101: Easy Access to Photoshop Preferences
The preference pane will open in the “Units & Rulers” section, which makes sense:

Photoshop 101: Easy Access to Photoshop Preferences

For whatever reason, this does not work in Illustrator. Man, a little consistency would be nice . . .

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