General Keyboard Shortcuts

Command Description Windows/Linux macOS
Add Frame After Selection The shortcut key to display the Add Frame After Selection dialog box in the Xsheet View. Ctrl + H Ctrl + H

Add Frame At End

The shortcut key to display the Add Frame At Bottom dialog box in the Xsheet View.

 

 

Add Frame At Start

The shortcut key to display the Add Frame At Top dialog box in the Xsheet View.

 

 

Add Frame Before Selection

The shortcut key to display the Add Frame Before Selection dialog box in the Xsheet View. Ctrl + G

⌘ + G

Add Key Exposure Add a drawing key exposure.    
Advanced Save This is the shortcut to open the Advanced Save dialog box. This dialog box is used to save specific parts of a scene (scene data, palette lists, palettes and drawings). Ctrl + Shift + S Shift + ⌘ + S

Auto Render

This is the shortcut key to render frames automatically. Ctrl + Alt + R

⌘ + Alt + R

Auto Render Write

This is the shortcut key to enable the Write nodes to write final frames to the file system. Ctrl + W

⌘ + W

Bounding Box Selection Style

This is the shortcut key to toggle between BBox highlighting and colour highlighting of selected drawings.

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + B

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + B

Cancel Preview This is the shortcut key to cancel the automatic preview. Shift + Esc Shift + Esc
Clone The shortcut key to main Edit->Clone    

Copy

This is the shortcut key to copy the selection. Ctrl + C

⌘ + C

Create Empty Drawing

This is the shortcut key used to replace selected drawings by new drawings. Alt + Shift + R

Alt + Shift + R

Cut

This is the shortcut key to cut the selection. Ctrl + X

⌘ + X

Decrease Exposure Removes one frame from the exposure of a timed value. - -

Delete

This is the shortcut key to delete the selection. Del

Backspace

Deselect All

This is the shortcut key to deselect all selected objects. Esc

Esc

Duplicate The shortcut key to main Edit->Duplicate.    

Duplicate Drawings

This is the shortcut key used to replace selected drawings by a copy of the drawing. Alt + Shift + D

Alt + Shift + D

East Flip    

First Frame

This is the shortcut key to go to the first frame. <

<

Free Pan and Zoom

This is the shortcut key to pan and zoom the current view. Space Space

Go to Next Column

Go to Next Column J

J

Go to Next Drawing

Go to Next Drawing G

G

Go to Previous Column

Go to Previous Column H

H

Go to Previous Drawing

Go to Previous Drawing F

F

Go to the Eighth Drawing in Drawing View

Go to the Eighth Drawing in drawing view    

Go to the Fifth Drawing in Drawing View

Go to the Fifth Drawing in drawing view    

Go to the First Drawing in Drawing View

Go to the first Drawing in drawing view    

Go to the Fourth Drawing in Drawing View

Go to the Fourth Drawing in drawing view    

Go to the Ninth Drawing in Drawing View

Go to the Ninth Drawing in drawing view    

Go to the Second Drawing in Drawing View

Go to the second Drawing in drawing view    

Go to the Seventh Drawing in Drawing View

Go to the Seventh Drawing in drawing view    

Go to the Sixth Drawing in Drawing View

Go to the Sixth Drawing in drawing view    

Go to the Tenth Drawing in Drawing View

Go to the Tenth Drawing in drawing view    

Go to the Third Drawing in Drawing View

Go to the third Drawing in drawing view    

Help

This is the shortcut to the Online Help  

 

Import Movie

Import QuickTime movie to the scene

 

 

Increase Exposure Adds one frame to the exposure of a timed value. + +

Invert Selection

This is the shortcut key to invert the selection in the current view.

Ctrl + Shift + I

Shift + ⌘ + I

Jog Backward

This is the shortcut key to jog the frames backward.

 

 

Jog Forward

This is the shortcut key to jog the frames forward.

 

 

Last Frame

This is the shortcut key to go to the last frame. >

>

Merge The shortcut key to main Edit->Merge    

Move Backward

This is the shortcut key to move the camera backward in the current view.

 

 

Move Forward

This is the shortcut key to move the camera forward in the current view.

 

 

New

This is the shortcut to create a new scene. Ctrl + N

⌘ + N

Next Frame

This is the shortcut key to go to the next frame. period (.)

period (.)

Open

This is the shortcut to open a scene or open drawings in paint mode. Ctrl + O

⌘ + O

OpenGL Frames Opens the Save OpenGL Frames dialog box    

Paste

This is the shortcut key to paste the clipboard contents to the scene. Ctrl + V

⌘ + V

Paste Cycle This is the shortcut key to paste the clipboard contents to the scene in cycles. Ctrl + / ⌘ + /
Paste Reverse This is the shortcut key to paste the clipboard contents to the scene in reverse. Ctrl + . Ctrl + .

Paste Special

This is the shortcut key to paste the clipboard contents to the scene. Ctrl + B

⌘ + B

Paste Special Again

This is the shortcut key to paste the clipboard contents to the scene. Ctrl + Shift + B

⌘ + Shift + B

Preferences

Launches the preferences dialog. Ctrl + U

⌘ + U

Preview Manager

This is the shortcut key to open the Show/Hide Manager.

 

 

Previous Frame

This is the shortcut key to go to the previous frame. comma (,)

comma (,)

Quick Close-up

This toggles between a global view and a close-up view. Shift + Z

Shift + Z

Recentre

This is the shortcut key to recentre the view on the mouse pointer in the current view. N

N

Redo

This is the shortcut key to redo the an operation that was undone. Ctrl + Shift + Z

Ctrl + Shift + Z

Remove All Drawings

Removes all drawings from the thumbnails side panel. Esc

Esc

Remove Art Outside Selection

This is the shortcut key to delete the selection. Shift + Del or Shift + Backspace

Shift + Del or Shift + Backspace

Remove Duplicate Key Exposure Remove duplicate drawing key exposure.    
Remove Key Exposure Remove a drawing key exposure.    

Rename Drawings

This is the shortcut key used to rename selected drawing. Ctrl + D

⌘ + D

Rename Drawings with Prefix

This is the shortcut key used to rename selected drawing by prepending a prefix to its exposure.

 

 

Render

Opens the Render Write Nodes dialog box, which you can use to initiate a local composite or batch composite operation. Ctrl + Shift + Y

⌘ + Shift + Y

Render and Play

This is the shortcut key to render and preview your scene in the Player module.

 

 

Reset Pan

This is the shortcut key to recentre the current view. Shift + N

Shift + N

Reset Rotation

This is the shortcut to reset the rotation of the current view. Shift + X

Shift + X

Reset View

This is the shortcut key to reset the pan, the zoom and the rotation in the current view. Shift + M

Shift + M

Reset Zoom

This is the shortcut key to reset the zoom level of the current view.    

Rotate View CCW

This is the shortcut key to rotate the view counter clock-wise.    

Rotate View CW

This is the shortcut key to rotate the view clock-wise.    

Save

This is the shortcut to save everything in a scene (scene data, palette lists, palettes and drawings). Ctrl + S ⌘ + S

Select All

This is the shortcut key to select everything in the current view. Ctrl + A ⌘ + A

Select Child

Select Child. Shift + B Shift + B

Select Next Sibling

Select next brother. ?

?

Select Parent

Select Parent. B B

Select Previous Sibling

Select previous brother. /

/

Select Synced Layers This is the shortcut key to select all linked read layers.    

Shuttle Backward

This is the shortcut key to shuttle the frames backward.    

Shuttle Forward

This is the shortcut key to shuttle the frames forward.    

Shuttle Reset

This is the shortcut key to reset the shuttle control's position.    

Test SWF Movie

This is the shortcut key to render and preview your scene in a Flash movie.    

Toggle Auto-Apply

This is the shortcut key to toggle the Auto-Apply feature in node editors    
Toggle Auto-Get-Rights-to-Modify-Palette-Lists This is the shortcut key to toggle the automatic locking of palette lists.    
Toggle Auto-Get-Rights-to-Modify-Paletts This is the shortcut key to toggle the automatic locking of palettes.    
Toggle Auto-Lock This is the shortcut key to toggle the automatic locking of drawings.    

Toggle Editor

This is the shortcut key that opens the editor for the selected node. Shift+E

Shift+E

Toggle Full Screen

This is the shortcut key to toggle the full screen display mode. Ctrl + F

⌘ + F

Toggle Playback

This is the shortcut key to playback frames in Sceneplanning views. It is invoked on keyRelease. Shift + Return

Shift + Return

Toggle Velocity Editor

This is the shortcut to open the "Velocity Editor" Shift + V

Shift + V

Undo

This is the shortcut key to undo the previous operation. Ctrl + Z

⌘ + Z

Unload Model

The shortcut key that unload the current frame in the Model View. Del

Del

Zoom In

This is the shortcut key to zoom-in the current view. 2

2

Zoom Out This is the shortcut key to zoom-out the current view. 1

1