Shortcuts

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April 2018 Posts

Option-Command-Up Arrow | Lift from Storyline

Option-X | Clear Selected Ranges

I | Set Range Start

Command-, (Comma) | Preferences

Shift-Command-V | Paste Attributes

Shift-? (Question Mark) | Play Around

Command-A | Select All

8 | Cut & Switch to Viewer Angle 8

H | Hand Tool

Option-Command-4 | Go to Inspector

Shift-Command-. (Period) | Show More Filmstrip Frames

Option-Shift-Command-F | Reveal Project in Browser

– (Hyphen) | Negative Timecode Entry

Control-Option-Left Arrow | Previous Pick

Shift-N | Create Normal Speed Segment

W | Insert

Option-Command-M | Match Color

Option-Delete | Reset Current Controls

Shift-I | Go to Range Start

Control-V | Show/Hide Video Animation

Shift-Command-Right Arrow | Select Next Video Angle

Control-Shift-Y | Add to Audition

Shift-Command-G | Break Apart Clip Items

Control-Shift-M | Delete Markers in Selection

T | Trim Tool

Shift-Up Arrow | Extend Selection Up

Control-Option-3 | Waveforms and Filmstrips

V | Enable/Disable Clip

Control-Shift-R | Render All

Option-Command-H | Hide Other Applications


March 2018 Posts

B | Blade

Option-R | Replace from Start

Shift-Command-, (Comma) | Show Fewer Filmstrip Frames

Control-1 | Apply Keyword Tag 1

Command-9 | Background Tasks

Shift-Command-Left Arrow | Previous Video Angle

Control-Option-2 | Large Waveforms

Hold K + J or L | 1/2 speed playback

Control-Option-5 | Filmstrips Only

Option-S | Solo

Control-Tab | Next Tab

Command-6 | Go to Color Inspector

Control-\ (Backslash) | Select Both Video Edit Edges

= (Equal Sign) | Positive Timecode Entry

Option-Shift-2 | Cut/Switch Multicam Video Only

Control-K | Stop While Editing Text

Control-[ (Left Bracket) | Select Left Video Edge

Option-Command-W | Insert Default Generator

Z | Zoom Tool

Option-Shift-C | Copy Keyframes

Option-V | Paste as Connected

Control-4 | Apply Keyword Tag 4

Control-Shift-V | Solo Animation

O | Set Range End

Option-Command-S | Clip Skimming

Option-Command-K | Keyboard Customization

Shift-Command-X | Remove Attributes

Option-Shift-V | Paste Keyframes

Option-9 | Switch to Angle 9

Control-Command-1

Control-F | Favorites


February 2018 Posts

Control-Command-W  | Show Video Waveform

Control-Command-J  | Library Properties

Option-1  | Switch to Angle 1

D  | Overwrite

Control-Shift-O  | Play to End

5 | Cut & Switch to Angle 5

Option-Left Arrow | Go to Previous Field

Shift-Command-A | Deselect All

Control-M | Delete Marker

Command-A | Select All

Option-Command-X | Remove Effects

Shift-D | Overwrite – Backtimed

Command-7 | Show/Hide Video Scopes

Control-Option-D | Apply Dialogue Role

P | Position Tool

Shift-Command-O | Set Additional Range End

Control-R | Render Selection

Shift-Down Arrow | Extend Selection Down

Control-] (Right Bracket) | Select Right Video Edge

Option-Shift-1 | Cut/Switch Multicam Audio and Video

Control-Option-Up Arrow | Increase Waveform Size

Shift-Command-K | New Keyword Collection

Option-Command-B | Enable/Disable Balance Color

Option-Tab | Next Text

Command-F | Find

Control-Command-4 | Toggle Inspector Height

Command-C | Copy

Command-O | Open Library


January 2018 Posts

Command-L | Loop Playback

Command-B | Blade

Command-Y | Create Audition

Command-E | Share to Default Destination

Control-S | Expand Audio

Command-T | Add Default Transition

Control-Shift-S | Detach Audio

Command-R | Retime Editor

Command-` (Grave Accent) | Show/Hide Sidebar

Command-2 | Go to Timeline

Option-Shift-Y | Finalize Audition

Option-Shift-X | Cut Keyframes

Option-\ (Backslash) | Trim to Selection

Home key (fn-Left arrow) | Go to Beginning

Command-H | Hide Application

Y | Open Audition

E | Append to Storyline

N | Snapping

R | Range Selection Tool

A |Select (Arrow) Tool

C | Select Clip

Command-I | Import Media

Shift-Command-R | Reveal in Finder

Space Bar | Play/Pause

Shift-2 | Source Media: Video Only

Q | Connect to Primary Storyline

2 | Cut and Switch to Viewer Angle 2

Control-O | Set Range End

Option-W | Insert Gap

Shift-Command-A | Deselect All

Option-Space Bar | Play from Playhead


December 2017 Posts

Shift-Right Arrow | Go Forward 10 Frames

Control-Shift-Left Arrow | Previous Angle

Command-M | Minimize

Control-2 | Apply Keyword Tag 2

Command-Right Arrow | Go to Next Subframe

Control-Command-Right Arrow | Extend Selection to Next Clip

Shift-X | Extend Edit

Shift-Command-I | Set Additional Selection Start

Option-Down Arrow | Nudge Down

Control-Z | Zoom to Samples

Control-5 | Apply Keyword Tag 5

Option-Shift-N |  View Clip Names

Command-K | Show/Hide Keyword Editor

Option-Y | Duplicate as Audition

Shift-B | Blade Speed

Shift-] (Right Bracket) | Select Right Audio Edge

Control- – (Hyphen) | Lower Volume 1 dB

Command-X | Cut

Command-[ (Left Bracket)

K | Stop

Shift-H | Retime: Hold

F | Favorite

Control-T | Connect Default Title

Shift-Command-B | Blade All

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