Using keyboard shortcuts in RCE

In RoughCut Edit, keyboard shortcuts significantly improve the user experience through speeding up common tasks. The keyboard shortcuts below can be used without having to select any specific sections of the editor.

Shortcut NameShortcutDescription
ScrollLeft

Left

Move play head 1 frame backwards

ScrollRight

Right

Move play head 1 frame forward

Scroll10LeftShift+LeftMove play head 10 frames backwards
Scroll10RightShift+RightMove play head 10 frame forwards
ScrollSecondLeft

Ctrl+Left

Move play head 1 second backward

ScrollSecondRight

Ctrl+Right

Move play head 1 second forward

MarkerIn

i

Set the in-marker at playhead position

MarkerOut

o

Set the out-marker at playhead position

CreateClip

a

Create a sub-clip between the in and out-marker

Play

SPACE

Start and stop playback

DeleteClips

DEL

Remove the selected timeline clip (pre-defined and not editable)

CreateImagepCreates screenshot of the frame at the location of the playhead (see Creating Screenshots)
AddSubclipToBinbAdd subclip to bin
UndoCTRL-ZUndo the last action (inactive if there is nothing to undo)
RedoCTRL-YRedo the last undone action (inactive if there is nothing to redo)

Top Menu Shortcuts

It is possible to associate a Top Menu item (plugin) with a keyboard shortcut, pressing which would launch the action associated with the menu item e.g triggering a workflow, navigating to Content Manager etc.

See shortcut configuration for RCE for more information.

Customizing Shortcuts

See shortcut configuration for RCE for more information