How to nudge exactly 1 pixel in Photoshop

nudging in PhotoshopWeb developers who work from Photoshop comps when creating markup know how important pixel-perfect accuracy is. We don’t deal well with shapes or edges that don’t line up on a whole pixel.

So, for all the designers out there using Photoshop to create web design comps, here’s an article from app all-stars Bjango on how to nudge your shapes with perfect, 1px accuracy. Usually, you have to keep your zoom level at 100% to pull off perfect nudges. This is a hack to make sure those arrow keys don’t get you in trouble.

Photoshop CS3 users please note, Command – `won’t work for flipping between open windows, which is possibly the most horribly frustrating thing this shortcut addict can think of.

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  • http://daynw.com/ Dayn

    Thankfully, since the release of Photohop CS5, Command + ~ now works for switching between open docs.