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Hotkeys in Animation Desk

Hotkeys are a key or a combination of keys that can call out some performance. In Animation Desk, you can also use hotkeys to complete certain actions.

 

 Hotkeys in Sequence Tab

  Action Description
Ctrl + A Select all  
Ctrl + Shift + D Deselect all  
Ctrl+Shift+S Save as Select a sequence and press Ctrl+Shift+S to save a new copy of the sequence.
Ctrl+E Export Select a sequence and press Ctrl+E to export the animation sequence.
Delete Delete  
Ctrl+D Duplicate  
F2 Rename  
Esc Exit the editing mode  
Ctrl+F Search When no sequences are selected, press Ctrl+F to type in the search bar.
Ctrl+S Select a sequence When no sequences are selected, press Ctrl+S to enter selection mode.

 

Hotkeys in Work Area

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  Action Description
Ctrl+0 Paper fits to work area In the editing interface, press Ctrl+0, the paper will zoom to fit the working area.
Ctrl+1 Paper zooms to 100% In the editing interface, press Ctrl+1, the paper will zoom to its actual size (100%)
Ctrl++ Zoom in  
Ctrl+- Zoom out  
Ctrl+Z Undo  
Ctrl+Shift+Z Redo  
Hold Spacebar +Hold the drag left mouse button Pan the paper  
Hold "Alt" Show eyedropper  
Hold “Alt”+Hold and drag left mouse button Use eyedropper to capture the colors  
F5 Hide/show the frame panel  
F7 Hide/show the frame panel  
F9 Open/close the Settings  
O Enable/disable onion skinning  
< Go to previous frame  
> Go to next frame  
Enter Play the animation  
Ctrl+N Add a new frame  
Ctrl+D Duplicate a frame  
Ctrl+R Repeat a frame  
Delete Delete the current frame  
F Show/hide FPS setting panel  
B Switch between brushes  
Shift+B Switch between brushes  
E Switch to eraser  
K Switch to color fill  
+ Increase brush size  
- Decrease brush size  
F6 Hide/show the frame panel  
Alt+↑ Switch to upper layer  
Alt+↓ Switch to lower layer  
Ctrl+X Clear the layer in the current frame  
H Hide/show layer  
Alt+H Hide/show other layers  
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Hotkeys in Frame Viewer

  Action Description
Ctrl+W View all frames In the editing interface, press Ctrl+W to enter the frame viewer.
Ctrl+A Select all frames  
Ctrl+D Duplicate a frame  
Ctrl+R Repeat a frame  
Delete Delete a frame  
Esc Exit the editing mode  

 

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  Action Description
Space Play/ pause the animation  
> Go to next frame  
< Go to pervious frame  
Home Go to the first frame  
End Go to the last frame  
MouseWheel Move vertically to view all audio tracks  
Shift+MouseWheel Move horizontally to view all audio tracks  
Ctrl+MouseWheel Zoom in/out the timeline  
Ctrl+Alt+MouseWheel ;
Ctrl+Alt+0
Expand the timeline to the max.  
Ctrl+Alt+MouseWheel ;
Ctrl+Alt+1
Zoom out to show all timeline and audio tracks  
Delete Delete  
F2 Rename  
i Move to where the audio starts  
O Move to where the audio ends  
Alt + i Trim off he part of audio before the timeline indicator  
Alt+ O Trim off the part of audio after the timeline indicator  
     
Ctrl+A Select all  
Ctrl+Shift+D Deselect all  
F5 Refresh  
Delete Delete the selected project  
Esc Exist editing mode  
     
F2 Rename  
Ctrl+N Add new sequence  
Ctrl+S Select  
Ctrl+E Export  
Ctrl + A Select all  
Ctrl + Shift + D Deselect all  
Enter Play  
F Preview the video in full screen  
> Go to next sequence  
< Go to previous sequence  
Ctrl+O Open the select sequence  
T Edit title  
Ctrl+T Edit sequence description  
Ctrl+C Duplicate  
Del Delete  
Ctrl+H Replace the current sequence  

 

Hotkeys in Storyboard Editing

Animation_Desk_Hotkeys_-_Storyboard.jpg

 

  Action Description
F2 Rename  
Ctrl+N Add new sequence  
Ctrl+S Select  
Ctrl+E Export  
Ctrl + A Select all  
Ctrl + Shift + D Deselect all  
Enter Play  
F Preview the video in full screen  
> Go to next sequence  
< Go to previous sequence  
Ctrl+O Open the select sequence  
T Edit title  
Ctrl+T Edit sequence description  
Ctrl+C Duplicate  
Del Delete  
Ctrl+H Replace the current sequence  

 

 

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