Tools and Modifier Keys

The Tool palette contains tools for selecting, editing, zooming, cropping, and distorting items in the Timeline. All tools in the Tool palette can be selected using keyboard shortcuts.

Tool
Tool name
To select tool
Tool + Command key
Tool + Shift key
Tool + Option key
Figure. Icon for the Selection tool.
Selection
A
Select Additional
Select Range
Link On/Off
Figure. Icon for the Selection tool.
Selection on Point
A
Gear Down
Unconstrained
Delete Point
Figure. Icon for the Selection tool.
Selection on Line Segment
A
Gear Down
Adjust Line Segment
Add Keyframe
Figure. Icon for the Edit Selection tool.
Edit Selection
G
Select Additional
Ripple Tool
Link On/Off
Figure. Icon for the Group Selection tool.
Group Selection
G + G
Select Additional
Select Additional
Link On/Off
Figure. Icon for the Range Selection tool.
Range Selection
G + G + G
Link On/Off
Figure. Icon for the Select Track Forward tool.
Select Track Forward
T
All Forward
Link On/Off
Figure. Icon for the Select Track Backward tool.
Select Track Backward
T + T
All Backward
Link On/Off
Figure. Icon for the Select Track tool.
Select Track
T + T + T
Link On/Off
Figure. Icon for the Select All Tracks Forward tool.
Select All Tracks Forward
T + T + T + T
Track Forward
Link On/Off
Figure. Icon for the Select All Tracks Backward tool.
Select All Tracks Backward
T + T + T + T + T
Track Backward
Link On/Off
Figure. Icon for the Roll tool.
Roll
R
Select Additional
Ripple Tool
Link On/Off
Figure. Icon for the Ripple tool.
Ripple
R + R
Select Additional
Roll Tool
Link On/Off
Figure. Icon for the Slip tool.
Slip
S
Gear Down
Select Clip
Link On/Off
Figure. Icon for the Slide tool.
Slide
S + S
Gear Down
Select Clip
Link On/Off
Figure. Icon for the Speed tool.
Speed
S + S + S
Gear Down
Scrub/Snap to 10%
Move Frame to Time
Figure. Icon for the Razor Blade tool.
Razor Blade
B
Razor Blade All
Link On/Off
Figure. Icon for the Razor Blade All tool.
Razor Blade All
B + B
Razor Blade
Figure. Icon for the Hand tool.
Hand
H
Zoom In
Zoom Out
Figure. Icon for the Zoom In tool.
Zoom In
Z
Hand Tool
Zoom In Maximum
Zoom Out
Figure. Icon for the Zoom Out tool.
Zoom Out
Z + Z
Hand Tool
Zoom In
Figure. Icon for the Scrub tool.
Scrub
H + H
Selection Tool
Selection Tool
Figure. Icon for the Crop tool.
Crop
C
Opposite Sides
All Sides
Figure. Icon for the Distort tool.
Distort
D
Perspective
Resize
Figure. Icon for the Pen tool.
Pen
P
Smooth On/Off
Adjust Line
Delete Point
Figure. Icon for the Pen tool.
Pen on Point
P
Gear Down
Move Point
Delete Point
Figure. Icon for the Pen tool.
Pen on Line Segment
P
Gear Down
Adjust Line Segment
Figure. Icon for the Delete Point tool.
Delete Point
P + P
Pen
Figure. Icon for the Delete Point tool.
Delete on Point
P + P
Gear Down
Pen
Figure. Icon for the Delete Point tool.
Delete on Line Segment
P + P
Gear Down
Adjust Line Segment
Pen
Figure. Icon for the Smooth Point tool.
Smooth Point
P + P + P