Premiere Shortcut keys

 

Capturing video


    Use these shortcuts in the Movie Capture window.

    RESULT

    ACTION

    Play

    Spacebar or L

    Play slowly

    SHIFT + L

    Play slowly in reverse

    SHIFT + J

    Set clip In point

    I

    Set clip Out point

    O

    Record*

    G

    Record In to Out

    Alt + Record button

    Go to capture In point

    Q

    Go to capture Out point

    W

    Stop*

    S

    Pause

    Spacebar or K

    Fast forward while stopped or playing

    F or L

    Step forward 1 frame

    RIGHT or 2

    Rewind while stopped or playing

    R or J

    Step backward 1 frame

    LEFT or 1

    Move through editable fields

    Tab

    Remove focus from all fields

    Esc

    Log

    Enter

    Eject

    SHIFT + E

     

Capturing stop-motion video


    .

    Use these shortcuts in the Stop Motion window.

    RESULT ACTION
    Record SpaceBar or G

    Done

    Esc

    Capture one to nine frames

    Type number from 1 to 9

    Capture ten frames

    0 (zero)

Opening and editing a clip


    Use these shortcuts in the Project, Bin, or Timeline windows.

    RESULT

    ACTION

    Open clip in Trim mode (available only in the Timeline)

    SHIFT + double-click clip

    Open master clip (available only in the Timeline)

    Ctrl + SHIFT + double-click clip

    Edit original

    Select clip and Ctrl + E

Changing view options


    Use these shortcuts in the Timeline window only.

    RESULT

    ACTION

    Specify area to fit in Timeline

    Drag the Zoom tool

    Display entire project in Timeline

    \

    Cycle through icon sizes

    Ctrl + [ or ]

    Cycle through track formats

    Ctrl + SHIFT + [ or ]

Moving around


    Use these shortcuts in the Monitor, Timeline, Movie Capture, Stop Motion, or Clip windows.

    RESULT

    ACTION

    Move edit line forward one frame

    2 or RIGHT

    Move edit line backward one frame

    1 or LEFT

    Move edit line forward five frames

    4 or SHIFT + RIGHT

    Move edit line backward five frames

    3 or SHIFT + LEFT

    Move edit line to first frame

    A, UP, or Home

    Move edit line to last frame

    S, DOWN, or End

    Move edit line to next edit point (not applicable to Clip window)

    Ctrl + SHIFT + RIGHT, or Page Down

    Move edit line to previous edit point (not applicable to Clip window)

    Ctrl + SHIFT + LEFT, or Page Up

Previewing


    Use these shortcuts in the Monitor, Timeline, or Clip windows.

    RESULT

    ACTION

    Preview

    Enter

    Play

    Spacebar or ~ (tilde) or L

    Play from edit line to Out point*

    Alt + ~ (tilde)

    Play from In point to Out point

    Alt + SHIFT + ~ (tilde)

    Play faster

    Press ~ (tilde) or L more than once as needed

    Play from preroll to postroll (amount defined in General preferences)

    Ctrl + click Play button

    Stop

    Spacebar or K

    Loop from In point to Out point

    Ctrl + SHIFT + ~ (tilde)

    Reverse

    Ctrl + Alt + ~ (tilde) or J

    Scrub without rendering

    Drag edit line in the Timeline time ruler

    Scrub with transitions, effects, and superimposing visible

    Alt + drag edit line in the Timeline time ruler

    Scrub with alpha channel visible only

    Alt + SHIFT + drag edit line in the Timeline time ruler

Setting In and Out points


    Use these shortcuts in the Monitor, Timeline, or Clip windows.

    RESULT

    ACTION

    Set In point at edit line

    I, E, or Ctrl + Alt + UP

    Set Out point at edit line

    O, R, or Ctrl + Alt + DOWN

    Clear In point

    D

    Clear Out point

    F

    Clear both In and Out points

    G

    Go to Clip In point

    Ctrl + UP

    Go to Clip Out point

    Ctrl + DOWN

    Go to Timeline In point

    Q

    Go to Timeline Out point

    W

Editing in the Program view or Timeline


    RESULT

    ACTION

    Target next track above current video target

    Ctrl + + (plus)

    Target track below current video target Ctrl + - (minus)

    Target next track above current audio target

    Ctrl + SHIFT + + (plus)

    Target next track below current audio target

    Ctrl + SHIFT + - (minus)

    Go to next edit point

    Ctrl + SHIFT + RIGHT or Page Down

    Go to previous edit point

    Ctrl + SHIFT + DOWN, or Page Up

    Ripple edit one frame to left of edit line

    Alt + LEFT

    Ripple edit one frame to right of edit line

    Alt + RIGHT

    Ripple edit five frames to left of edit line

    Alt + SHIFT +LEFT

    Ripple edit five frames to right of edit line

    Alt + SHIFT + RIGHT

    Rolling edit one frame to left of edit line*

    Alt + UP

    Rolling edit one frame to right of edit line*

    Alt + DOWN

    Rolling edit five frames to left of edit line*

    Alt + SHIFT + UP

    Rolling edit five frames to right of edit line*

    Alt + SHIFT + DOWN

    Match edit line frame with identical frame in master clip

    T

    Extract section of clip

    ' (apostrophe)

    Lift section of clip

    ; (semi colon)

Editing in the Monitor window only


    RESULT

    ACTION

    Toggle between Source and Program views

    Esc

    Insert source clip at edit line

    , (comma)

    Overlay source clip at edit line

    . (period)

    Lift the range of frames marked by In and Out points out of the project

    /

    Delete clip from Source view

    View clip; then press Ctrl + Backspace

    Toggle between Monitor and Timeline windows

    Ctrl + Tab

Editing in the Timeline window only


    RESULT

    ACTION

    Cycle through timecode display format

    Ctrl + click time ruler

    Set work area bar to full width of current window view

    Double-click work area bar

    Set work area bar to continuous sequence of clips

    Alt + click work area bar

    Set work area start

    Ctrl + SHIFT + click work area bar

    Set work area start at edit line

    Alt + [

    Set work area end

    Ctrl + Alt + click work area bar

    Set work area end at edit line

    Alt + ]

    Edit transition settings

    Double-click transition

    Edit transition custom settings (if available for the applied transition)

    Alt + double-click transition

    Nudge selected clip left one frame

    Alt + , (comma)

    Nudge selected clip right one frame

    Alt + . (period)

    Nudge selected clip left five frames

    Alt + SHIFT + , (comma)

    Nudge selected clip right five frames

    Alt + SHIFT + . (period)

    Slip selected clip left one frame*

    Ctrl + Alt + LEFT

    Slip selected clip right one frame*

    Ctrl + Alt + RIGHT

    Slip selected clip left five frames*

    Ctrl + Alt + SHIFT + LEFT

    Slip selected clip right five frames*

    Ctrl + Alt + SHIFT + RIGHT

    Slide selected clip left one frame*

    Alt + LEFT

    Slide selected clip right one frame*

    Alt + RIGHT

    Slide selected clip left five frames*

    Alt + SHIFT + LEFT

    Slide selected clip right five frames*

    Alt + SHIFT + RIGHT

    Delete selected clip

    Backspace

    Delete selected clip using a ripple deletion

    Alt + Backspace

    Delete preview file for selected clip

    Ctrl + Backspace

    Delete all preview files in the Timeline

    Ctrl + Alt + SHIFT and click preview indicator

Working with markers


    Use these shortcuts in the Monitor, Timeline, or Clip windows.

    RESULT

    ACTION

    Set numbered clip marker at edit line*

    Ctrl + Alt + (0 - 9)

    Set unnumbered clip marker at edit line*

    Ctrl + Alt + =

    Go to first clip marker*

    Ctrl + SHIFT + UP

    Go to last clip marker*

    Ctrl + SHIFT + DOWN

    Go to previous clip marker*

    Ctrl + LEFT

    Go to next clip marker*

    Ctrl + RIGHT

    Go to numbered clip marker*

    Ctrl + (0 - 9)

    Clear a clip marker*

    Go to marker; then press Ctrl + SHIFT + C

    Clear all clip markers

    Ctrl + Alt + SHIFT + C

    Set numbered timeline marker at edit line

    Alt + SHIFT + (0 - 9)

    Set unnumbererd timeline marker at edit line

    * (asterisk on numeric keypad) or Alt + SHIFT + =

    Go to first timeline marker

    Ctrl + SHIFT + UP

    Go to last timeline marker

    Ctrl + SHIFT + DOWN

    Go to previous timeline marker

    SHIFT + Q

    Go to next timeline marker

    SHIFT + W

    Go to numbered timeline marker

    SHIFT + (0 - 9)

    Clear a timeline marker

    Go to marker; then press Ctrl + SHIFT + G

    Clear all timeline markers

    Ctrl + Alt + SHIFT + G

Timeline tool toggles


    When using a certain tool, hold down the following keys to temporarily activate a related tool.

    TOOL YOU WANT

    WHEN CURRENT TOOL IS

    PRESS

    Selection

    Any tool except Selection tool

    Ctrl

    Link/Unlink

    Selection tool

    Alt + SHIFT (with a clip selected)

    Block move

    Block Select

    Ctrl+ Alt

    Block copy

    Block Select

    Alt

    Multitrack Select

    Track Select

    Alt

    Multirazor

    Razor

    Alt

    Slide

    Slip

    Alt

    Fade Adjustment tool

    Selection

    Ctrl+ Alt + SHIFT when over a rubberband

    Precise pan or volume

    Selection

    SHIFT + drag pan or volume rubberband

    Add default transition at cursor (A/B Editing mode only)

    Selection

    Ctrl+ Alt + SHIFT + click transition area

Trim mode


    RESULT

    ACTION

    Toggle between Monitor view and Trim view

    Ctrl + T

    Go to next edit point

    Ctrl + SHIFT + RIGHT or Page Down

    Go to previous edit point

    Ctrl + SHIFT + LEFT or Page Up

    Trim left of edit line by one frame

    LEFT

    Trim right of edit line by one frame

    RIGHT

    Trim left of edit line by five frames

    SHIFT + LEFT

    Trim right of edit line by five frames

    SHIFT + RIGHT

     

Audio Mixer Window


RESULT

ACTION

Reset pan to default or 0 (zero)

Alt + Click pan control

Reset volume to default or 0 (zero)

Alt + Click volume control

 

Adobe Title Designer


    RESULT

    ACTION

    Open the Title Designer window

    F9

    Increase text size by one point

    Select text + Ctrl + Alt + RIGHT

    Decrease text size by one point

    Select text + Ctrl + Alt + LEFT

    Increase text size by five points

    Select text + Ctrl + Alt + SHIFT + RIGHT

    Decrease text size by five points

    Select text + Ctrl + Alt + SHIFT + LEFT

    Increase kerning by one unit

    Alt + RIGHT

    Decrease kerning by one unit

    Alt + LEFT

    Increase leading by one unit

    Alt + DOWN

    Decrease leading by one unit

    Alt + UP

    Increase leading by five units

    Alt + SHIFT + DOWN

    Decrease leading by five units

    Alt + SHIFT + UP

    Nudge selected object by one pixel

    UP, DOWN, LEFT, or RIGHT

    Nudge selected object by five pixels

    SHIFT + UP, DOWN, LEFT, or RIGHT

    Increase kerning by five units

    Alt +SHIFT + RIGHT

    Decrease kerning by five units

    Alt +SHIFT +LEFT

    Select next object higher in stacking order

    Ctrl + Alt + ]

    Select next object lower in stacking order

    Ctrl + Alt + [

    Draw a shape from its center

    Alt + shape tool

    Maintain aspect ratio while drawing shape

    SHIFT + shape tool

    Maintain aspect ratio while scaling

    SHIFT

    Scale from the center of the bounding box

    Alt - drag

    Scale (Area Type)

    Drag resize handles

    Switch to selection tool

    V, ESC, or Ctrl

    Switch to rotation tool

    V

    Switch to any type tool

    T

    Switch to pen tool or any anchor point tool

    P

    Switch to any rectangle tool

    R

    Switch to ellipse tool

    E

    Switch to wedge tool

    W

    Switch to arc tool

    A

    Switch to line tool

    L

    Ignore style's font when applying

    Alt -click style swatch

    Switch to Edit mode

    Double-click or marque object with selection tool

    Constrain rotation to 45-degree increments

    SHIFT -drag rotation tool

    Constrain move to 45-degree increments

    Begin dragging rotation tool then SHIFT -drag

    Align type (type object only)

    Ctrl +SHIFT +L (left), Ctrl +SHIFT +C (center), Ctrl +SHIFT + R (right)

    Show Tab Stop dialog

    Ctrl +SHIFT + T

    Bring to front

    Ctrl +SHIFT + ]

    Bring forward

    Ctrl + ]

    Send backward

    Ctrl + [

    Send to back

    Ctrl +SHIFT + [

    Insert © symbol

    Ctrl +SHIFT + 1

    Insert ® symbol

    Ctrl +SHIFT + 2

    Start New Path

    Alt + pen tool on segment

    Continue Path

    Alt + pen tool on start/end point

    Adjust Handle Independently

    Alt + pen tool -click Bezier handle

    Add Anchor Point

    SHIFT +pen tool -click segment or SHIFT +delete anchor point tool - click anchor point

    Delete Anchor Point

    SHIFT + pen tool -click start/end point, or SHIFT + pen tool or add anchor point tool -click anchor point

    Convert Anchor Point

    Alt + pen tool,add anchor point tool, or delete anchor point tool -click anchor point

    Center Object(s) Horizontally

    Ctrl + SHIFT + H

    Center Object(s) Vertically

    Ctrl + SHIFT + V

    Display Font Browser Dialog

    Ctrl + T

    Send Frame to External Monitor

    Ctrl + E

 

Last Updated

Tuesday, March 15, 2005