How do I use transformations in Photoshop?

What does the transform tool do in Photoshop?

The Free Transform command lets you apply transformations (rotate, scale, skew, distort, and perspective) in one continuous operation. You can also apply a warp transformation. Instead of choosing different commands, you simply hold down a key on your keyboard to switch between transformation types.

How do you transform layers?

When the Move tool is active, you can transform a layer without choosing a command. Simply select the Show Transform Controls option on the Options bar. This option surrounds the contents (or an active selection) of the layer with a bounding box with handles. Drag these handles to transform the contents.

How do you select and transform in Photoshop?

To transform a selection, much like you would a layer, create a selection then go to the Select menu and choose Transform Selection. A bounding box will appear around the selection that will allow you to click-and-drag on the corner handles to scale and rotate it.

What is the keyboard shortcut for Transform in Photoshop?

Shortcuts for Free Transform — When using Free Transform: Command + T (Mac) | Control + T (Win) displays the Free Transform bounding box. Position the cursor outside of the transformation handles (the cursor becomes a double headed arrow), and drag to rotate. Add the Shift key to snap to 15 degree increments.

What are the various transforming objects in Photoshop?

For example, the following commands: Scale, Rotate, Skew, Distort, Perspective, Rotate 180°, Rotate 90° CW, Rotate 90° CCW, Flip Horizontal, Flip Vertical. You can also use the command Free Transform from the Edit menu, which will help you to perform all transformations at one time.

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