Enabling timeline shortcuts


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Enabling timeline shortcuts

If you'd like to be more keyboard driven, there are actual shortcuts that you can use down in the Photoshop timeline. However, you have to enable them first. Clicking the submenu here, you could choose to Enable Timeline Shortcut Keys and this will bring up several options that are truly useful. First off, you can use the spacebar to start and stop playback, and this gives you similar functionality to most other editing tools. The thing you're going to need to do most often is start and stop playback. So why not make it the biggest button on the keyboard? Next, we can use the left and right arrow keys to nudge through one frame at a time. This is incredibly convenient while editing video, but not so convenient while doing things like trying to nudge a layer.

Notice if we have a layer selected, using the arrow keys doesn't move the layer, but rather moves the timeline. So be prepared to turn on and off the Timeline Shortcut Keys, as you switch between video editing ...

Enabling timeline shortcuts
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Enabling timeline shortcuts provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Richard Harrington as part of the Editing Video in Photoshop CS6

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Video
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Photoshop
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