Whether you need to learn something quickly or need a quick refresher on how to do certain tasks, cheat sheets allow you to do either one with relative ease. Print them out and decorate your workspace or save/bookmark them for later use, whichever way suits you best. In this collection, you’ll find 40+ of the best cheat for graphic designers for either the Mac or the Windows operating systems.
You’ll find cheat sheets for popular graphic design applications such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and Fireworks. These cheat sheets available in various formats including PDF, PNG, and web-based (HTML) formats.
Photoshop and Photoshop Elements cheat sheets
Adobe Photoshop Shortcuts
Photoshop Quick Reference Card (Mac, Windows)
Adobe Photoshop Cheat Sheet
Photoshop Elements 5
Adobe® Photoshop® CS3 Keyboard Shortcuts (Mac, Windows)
Photoshop Cheat Sheet (Brown University, MS Word format)
Illustrator cheat sheets
Illustrator CS3 Useful Keyboard Shortcuts (Mac, Windows)
Illustrator CS2 Useful Keyboard Shortcuts (Mac, Windows)
Fireworks cheat sheets
Fireworks CS3 Quick Reference Card (Mac, Windows)
Fireworks MX Quick Reference Card (Mac, Windows)
Print Design cheat sheets
Designers Toolbox: Commercial Envelopes
Color Codes Matching Chart HTML (CMYK, RGB Hex)
cyro pantone foldout
Designers Toolbox: Postcard Sizes
Designers Toolbox: Proof Reading Marks
Designers Toolbox: Standard Foldings
Designers Toolbox: Paper Sizes
Designers Toolbox: Conversion Chart
Designers Toolbox: Binding Styles
Designers Toolbox: Standard Web Banners
I.D.E.A.S. Graphics Cheatsheet
InDesign cheat sheets
Adobe InDesign CS2 Useful Keyboard Shortcuts (Mac, Windows)
InDesign Cheat Sheet – Tools you’ll always use
GIMP cheat sheets
Got one that’s not on the list?
There’s a ton of useful cheat sheets out there, and if you know of one that’s not included above, please share it with the rest of us in the comments!