The timeline player (see Timeline Preview Player [VE UG]) and the timeline (see Timeline Area [VE UG]) are strongly connected. As a consequence, many keyboard shortcuts work in both main focus areas. This section gives an overview for the shortcut key and interaction on the timeline.

Key

Interaction

Ctrl + Z

Undo

Ctrl + Shift + Z

Redo

Ctrl + Y

Redo

+

Zoom Timeline in small steps

-

Zoom Timeline out small steps

=

Zoom Timeline in small steps

Shift + Arrow up

Scroll timeline left big steps

Shift + Arrow down

Scroll timeline right big steps

Shift + Arrow right

Scroll timeline left small steps

Shift + Arrow left

Scroll timeline right small steps

S

Toggle snap tool

B

Toggle ripple mode

. (dot)

Toggle move / overwrite mode

R

Start Voice Over Recording

M

Add Marker

Shift + M

Open Context Menu on selected Segment(s)

Menu Key

Open Context Menu on selected Segment(s)

Ctrl + S

Save Timeline manually

Ctrl + A

Select / Deselect  all Timeline segments (Toggle behavior)

Ctrl + Shift + A

Deselect all selected segments

Ctrl + C

Copy selected segments

Ctrl + X

Cut selected segments

Ctrl + V

Paste segments

Ctrl + E

Export FCP XML Dialogue

Ctrl + Shift + C

Copy Effects settings of single selected segment

Ctrl + Shift + V

Paste Effects settings to selected segments (Multi and single select)

Delete

Delete selected segment(s)

Shift + Delete

Ripple delete selected segment(s)

Ctrl + L

Link / Unlink selected segment

C

Cut segment of selected track at Playhead position

Ctrl + K

Cut all segments at Playhead position

Ctrl + P

Open Publish Dialogue

Alt + S

Add video soft dissolve as cross fade transition with default length  if playhead is on cut position

Alt + X

Add video soft dissolve as fade out transition with default length if playhead is on cut position

Alt + W

Add video soft dissolve as fade in transition with default length if playhead is on cut position

Alt + A

Add audio cross fade as cross fade with default length  if playhead is on cut position

Alt + Z

Add audio cross dissolve as fade out transition with default length if playhead is on cut position

Alt + Q

Add audio cross dissolve as fade in transition with default length if playhead is on cut position

Ctrl + G

Group multi selected segments

Ctrl + Shift + G

Ungroup grouped segments

Trim Segment + Esc

Stop trim and snap back to original position

Shift + S

Toggle Audio Scrubbing / Trim