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Is There a Shortcut to Photoshop CC Straighten Tool?

Explorer ,
Sep 11, 2021 Sep 11, 2021

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How do I shortcut direct to the Straighten tool so I don't have to go through Crop (C) and then click on the Straighten icon?

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Sep 11, 2021 Sep 11, 2021

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An alternate method...

 

Grab the Ruler Tool. It's located under the Eyedropper Tool and has a keyboard shortcut of Shift + I. Click and drag on the canvas to create a line. Go up to...

 

Image > Image Rotation > Arbitrary

 

You should find that the dialog box is automatically populated with the angle defined by the Ruler. Choose OK and you should be done.

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Sep 12, 2021 Sep 12, 2021

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Thanks for pointing out an alternative but it does not speed up my workflow. On my system at least, the Ruler\Straighten process leaves transparent corners and then I have to recrop the image anyway to remove them. 

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Sep 12, 2021 Sep 12, 2021

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Thank you. Hope you come up with a good solution.

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Sep 12, 2021 Sep 12, 2021

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Content Aware Crop will straighten and fill in the corners

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Sep 12, 2021 Sep 12, 2021

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I have tried that but it doesn't fill in the transparent corners even when I have Content-aware checked. Something about my installation perhaps.

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Sep 14, 2021 Sep 14, 2021

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OK - Now I got it. It only works if you are NOT using the classic-mode crop. I missed that because with Classic-Mode, the Content Aware checkbox IS selectable - Until you draw the crop limits and then it greys out.

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Sep 15, 2021 Sep 15, 2021

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Hi, could you create a bug thread about this very issue (button looks activable when it is not)?

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