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Avid Xpress Pro / Media Composer Effect Editor Shortcuts

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Having shortcuts not only saves time but allows more time for you to be creative. When using the effect pallete shortcuts are a great way to navigate.

1.Tab-In Effect Editor, moves from one active slider to next
2. Shift + Right and Left Arrow keys-In Effect Editor, moves 10 units on a slider instead of 1
3. Alt + drag corner, side, or center of wire frame-Updates image as you drag, rather than moving only wire frame
4. Alt + drag keyframe- Allows you to move a keyframe
5. Ctrl + Alt + click on keyframe- Selects all keyframes when monitor is active
6.Ctrl + A- Selects all keyframes when monitor is active
7. Highlight segment + Backspace- Removes effect when Timeline is active
8. Highlight segments, then Alt + double-click an effect in the Effect Palette-Nests effect if effect is already present
9. Ctrl + click in monitor-Changes cursor to magnifying glass and zooms in on video image
10. Ctrl + Alt + click and drag in monitor- Changes cursor to hand and moves frame in monitor
11. Alt + Render button- Renders to last drive selected, avoiding dialog box
12. Press T while rendering- Opens a timer in the Render message box
13. Press P while rendering- Opens percentage rendered in the Render message box
14. Esc- Exits Effect mode

Hopefully some of these shortcuts will help speed up your life and workflow!

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