Lightroom: Keys For Collections

category: Lightroom • 1 min read

Adobe has gone nuts! In Lightroom there is a key combination for everything. There is even a key combination for taking the dog out and another one for feeding the cat but only if you have the left panel enabled with… in the collections…

As far as I have figured out there are 235 key combinations in Lightroom! And these Lightroom key combinations do different things depending on the context.

Task Windows Mac
Create a new collection in the Library module Ctrl + N Command + N
Add to Quick Collection B B
Show Quick Collection Ctrl + B Command + B
Save Quick Collection Ctrl + Alt + B Command + Option + B
Clear Quick Collection Ctrl + Shift + B Command + Shift + B
Set as target collection Ctrl + Alt + Shift + B Command + Option + Shift + B
  • I have gathered this information from many, many sources including Adobe’s own website.

I think that I have all the 235 Lightroom key combinations that work in Lightroom. The list is by functionality: