Using the J-K-L keys for navigation


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Using the J-K-L keys for navigation

We're going to jump back out of editing for a few movies to discuss some important navigation and customization techniques. In this movie, we'll explore one of the most important navigation tools in Media Composer, JKL. 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. Pressing Play, by hitting the Spacebar, scrubbing with the blue position Iidicator, and stepping through one or more frames at a time using the 1, 2, 3, and 4 keys.

Probably, however, the most important and most often used techniques for Timeline Navigation is JKL. JKL is a variable motion and direction control device. At its simplest breakdown, J moves the Position Indicator backward in real-time, K pauses it, and L moves it forward in real-time. Let's just take a look. I'm going to press J to go backwards in real-time. (Music playing.) K to pause. And I'll press L to go forward in real-time. (Mus...

Using the J-K-L keys for navigation
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Using the J-K-L keys for navigation provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ashley Kennedy as part of the Avid Media Composer 5 Essential Training

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Video
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Media Composer
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