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Appendix B. Keyboard Shortcuts

Appendix B. Keyboard Shortcuts

General controls 729

General controls
FUNCTIONKEY COMMAND
Open file O
Open selected item
Open Item in separate window
Open Item in Editor
Close window W
Quit Q
Save S
Save all S
Undo Z
Redo Z
Audio scrub on or off S
Snapping on or offN
Toggle Loop Playback L
Close Tab W
Open text generator X


Opening application windows 730

Opening application windows
FUNCTIONKEY COMMAND
Viewer 1
Canvas 2
Timeline 3
Browser 4
Audio Meters 4
Effects 5
Favorites bin 6
Trim Edit 7
Log and Capture 8
Item Properties 9
Sequence Settings 0 (zero)
User Preferences Q


Selecting, cutting, copying, and pasting 730

Selecting, cutting, copying, and pasting
FUNCTIONKEY COMMAND
Copy C
Cut X
Duplicate D
Select In to Out A
Paste V
Paste attributes V
Paste Insert V
Select all A
Deselect all A


Navigation 730

Navigation
FUNCTIONKEY COMMAND
Forward one frame
Back one frame
Forward one second
Back one second
Match frame in Master clipF
Match frame in Source file F
Next edit E or ' or 8
Previous edit E or ; or 7
To next edit or In/Out
To previous edit or In/Out
Go to In point I
Go to Out point O
Next gap G
Previous gap G
To beginning of media
To end of media or
To next marker or M
To previous marker or M
Shuttle backward fastJ (tap repeatedly to increase speed)
Shuttle backward slowJ + K
PauseK
Shuttle forward fastL (tap repeatedly to increase speed)
Shuttle forward slowL + K


Finding items 731

Finding items
FUNCTIONKEY COMMAND
Find F
Find Next (in Find results) G or
Find previous (in Find results)


Scrolling 731

Scrolling
FUNCTIONKEY COMMAND
Horizontal scroll left
Horizontal scroll right
Vertical scroll up
Vertical scroll down


Screen layout and display 731

Screen layout and display
FUNCTIONKEY COMMAND
Custom Layout 1 U
Custom Layout 2 U
Standard layout U


Projects and sequences 731

Projects and sequences
FUNCTIONKEY COMMAND
New project N
New sequence N
New Sequence with Presets prompt N
Import file I


Browser 731

Browser
FUNCTIONKEY COMMAND
New bin B
Open bin (List view)
Close bin (List view)
Make Favorite Effect F
Logging Column Layout B
Standard Column Layout B
Toggle Browser View H
Make Favorite Motion F


Timeline 731

Timeline
FUNCTIONKEY COMMAND
Create or break link L
Create or break stereo pair L
Toggle track sizes T
Clip Keyframes on or off T
Clip overlays on or off W
Delete and leave gap
Ripple Delete (no gap)
Ripple Cut to Keyboard X
Fit sequence in window Z
Lock video track + track no. + track no.
Lock all video tracks
Lock audio track + track no. + track no.
Lock all audio tracks 5
Toggle Audio Waveforms W
Linked Selection on or off L
Modify Duration D
Zoom Timeline In + (plus sign) or =
Zoom Timeline Out – (minus sign)


Logging and Capturing 732

Logging and Capturing
FUNCTIONKEY COMMAND
Log clip
Batch capture C
Capture Now C


Playing video 732

Playing video
FUNCTIONKEY COMMAND
PlayL or
Pause/StopK or
Play around current\(backslash)
Play every frame P or \ (backslash)
Play here to Out P
Play in reverse or J
Play In to Out \(backslash)


In and Out points 732

In and Out points
FUNCTIONKEY COMMAND
Set In point| or / (slash) on keypad
Set Out pointO or * (asterisk) on keypad
Clear In I
Clear Out O
Clear In and Out X
Make selection an In or Out A
Mark clipX
Mark to Markers A
Go to In point I
Go to Out point O
Set video In only I
Set video Out only O
Set audio In only I
Set audio Out only O


Markers 732

Markers
FUNCTIONKEY COMMAND
Add marker or ` (accent grave)
Add and name marker +
Delete marker ` (accent grave)
Extend marker ` (accent grave)
Reposition marker ` (accent grave)
Next marker M or
Previous marker M or
Clear All Markers ` (accent grave)
Mark to Markers A


Tool selection 733

Tool selection
FUNCTIONKEY COMMAND
Tool SelectionA
Tool Edit SelectG
Tool Group SelectG+G
Tool Range SelectG+G+G
Tool Track Forward SelectT
Tool Track Backward SelectT+T
Tool Track SelectT+T+T
Tool All Tracks Forward SelectT+T+T+T
Tool All Tracks Backward SelectT+T+T+T+T
Tool Roll EditR
Tool Ripple EditR + R
Tool SlipS
Tool SlideS + S
Tool Razor BladeB
Tool Razor Blade AllB + B
Tool HandH
Tool Zoom InZ
Tool Zoom OutZ + Z
Tool CropC
Tool DistortD or C + C
Tool PenP
Tool Pen DeleteP + P
Tool Pen SmoothP + P + P


Editing 733

Editing
FUNCTIONKEY COMMAND
Select Closest EditV
Add Edit V
Toggle Ripple/Roll Tool TypeU or R
Add Default Video Transition T
Add Default Audio Transition T
Extend editE
Insert edit[*]
Insert with transition
Overwrite[*]
Overwrite with transition
Replace[*]
Fit to fill
Superimpose
Make subclip U
Split edit Click In or Out point
Slip edit Click In or Out point
Set target video + track no. + track no.
Set target video to None
Set target Audio 1 + track no. + track no.
Set target Audio 1 to None
Set target Audio 2 + track no. + track no.
Set target Audio 2 to None
Trim backward one frame[ (left bracket) or, (comma)
Trim backward xframes [ (left bracket) or , (comma)
Trim forward one frame] (rt.bracket) or . (period)
Trim forward xframes ] (rt. bracket) or .(period)


[*] Same as key command for OS 10.3 Expose feature. Reassign keys for FCP or Expose to avoid conflict.

Output 734

Output
FUNCTIONKEY COMMAND
Show Current Frame on External Video
Print to video M
Toggle External Video


Compositing and special effects 734

Compositing and special effects
FUNCTIONKEY COMMAND
Nest Items C
Add Motion Keyframe K
Add Audio Keyframe K
Next Keyframe K
Previous Keyframe K
Make still frame N
Run FXBuilder script () K
Render selection R
Render sequence R
Disable Rendering
Speed J
Toggle Image/Wireframe viewW
Toggle RGB/RGB+A/Alpha W
Fit in window Z
Nudge position down
Nudge position left
Nudge position right
Nudge position up
Sub pixel down
Sub pixel left
Sub pixel right
Sub pixel up
Zoom in = (equal sign)
Zoom out – minus sign)
Add Motion Keyframe K
Add Audio Level Keyframe K
Mixdown Audio R


Quick Navigation Keys and Modifiers 735

Quick Navigation Keys and Modifiers
This group of keyboard shortcuts for marking and navigation are arranged in what is known as a “Set-Clear-Go” scheme.
  • The simple key command sets the edit, marker, or point.

  • plus the key command advances to the next edit, marker, or point.

  • plus the key command advances to the previous edit, marker, or point.

KEYNO MODIFIER +KEY +KEY
ISet InGo to InClear In
OSet OutGo to OutClear Out
MSet MarkerNext MarkerPrevious Marker
EExtend EditNext EditPrevious Edit
G Next GapPrevious Gap
K Next KeyframePrevious Keyframe
KAdd Motion Keyframe  



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