Timeline Navigation

The following procedures let you navigate around your program in the Timeline, scrolling through it, and moving the playhead from shot to shot.

To move the playhead from shot to shot
Do one of the following:
  • Drag within the Timeline ruler to scrub the playhead from shot to shot.

  • Press Up Arrow to move to the first frame of the next shot to the left.

  • Press Down Arrow to move to the first frame of the next shot to the right.

  • Click the Next Shot or Previous Shot buttons.

To move from frame to frame
Do one of the following:
  • Press Left Arrow to go to the previous frame.

  • Press Right Arrow to go to the next frame.

To go to the first or last frame of your project
  • Press Home to go to the first frame.

  • Press End to go to the last frame.

To go to the current In or Out point
  • Press Shift-I to go to the In point.

  • Press Shift-O to go to the Out point.

When there are more tracks than can be displayed within the Timeline at once, small white arrows appear either at the top, the bottom, or both, to indicate that there are hidden tracks in the direction that’s indicated.

Figure. White arrows indicating hidden tracks.

When this happens, you can scroll vertically in the Timeline using the middle mouse button.

To scroll around the Timeline horizontally or vertically without moving the playhead
Do one of the following:
  • Middle-click and drag the contents of the Timeline left, right, up, or down.

  • To scroll more quickly, hold down the Option key while middle-clicking and dragging.