Navigating with JKL


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Navigating with JKL

We're going to jump back out of editing for a few movies to talk about some important navigation and customization techniques. In this movie, we'll explore one of the most important navigation tools in Media Composer, JKL Navigation. Moving quickly and deliberately, or slowly and precisely, through the Timeline is essential in the editing process. So far we've covered several ways to do this. You can press play by pressing your spacebar or 5 key, you can scrub with your position indicator, and you can step through either one or ten frames at a time using your 1, 2, 3, and 4 key.

Probably the most important and most often-used technique for the Timeline navigation however is JKL. JKL is a variable-motion and direction-control device. Let's first talk about J. When you press it once, it goes backwards in real time. Then as you press it more and more times, it gets faster and faster in reverse. L does the same thing, but forward. You press it once, it goes forward in real time, ...

Navigating with JKL
Video duration: 3m 26s 6h 56m Beginner

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Navigating with JKL provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ashley Kennedy as part of the Avid Media Composer 6 Essential Training

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Video
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Media Composer
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