Final Cut Pro X: View keyboard shortcuts in the Command Editor

View keyboard shortcuts in the Command Editor

Final Cut Pro provides a wide variety of menu commands and keyboard shortcuts that let you control almost every aspect of your project, from playback to displaying windows and inspectors to working with tools.

The Command Editor provides a set of Final Cut Pro keyboard shortcuts in English, Japanese, French, and German. The language that is shown is determined by your computer’s operating system. To learn how to change the language used by Final Cut Pro, see Mac Help, available from the Help menu when the Finder is active.

View standard keyboard shortcuts

  1. Choose Final Cut Pro > Commands > Customize (or press Option-Command-K).

    The Command Editor appears.

    The Command Editor window
  2. To find keyboard shortcuts in the Command Editor, do any of the following:

    • Click one or more keys on the virtual keyboard (or click one of the four modifier key buttons at the top of the Command Editor).

      The command groups, or categories, associated with the selected key or keys appear in the bottom-left corner of the window, and a list of all the keyboard shortcuts associated with the key or keys appears in the bottom-right corner of the window.

      The Command Editor window showing the command groups associated with the selected key

      When you press any modifier key on your keyboard, or click any modifier key button to select it, the key colors update. Key colors correspond with command groups; for example, editing commands, such as Overwrite (D), are blue. The clickable list of command groups in the bottom-left corner of the Command Editor contains a color key for reference.

    • Enter a command name, description keywords, or a key name in the search field at the top-right corner of the window.

      The commands that match the search term appear in the command list at the bottom of the window.

      Tip: To show the keys that correspond with the items in the command list, click the Keyboard Highlight button to the left of the search field.

      Click any command in the list to view a description in the detail area on the right.

      The Command Editor window showing a search term entered in the search field and search results below
    • Click a command group to quickly filter the command list to display only the commands and keyboard shortcuts in that group.

      Click any command in the list to view a description in the detail area on the right.

      The Command Editor window showing commands and shortcuts for the selected command group

View shortcuts from a different command set

If your system has multiple command sets, you can easily switch between them. For more information, see Export and import command sets in the Command Editor.

Do one of the following:

  • Choose Final Cut Pro > Commands, then choose a command set from the submenu.

    The Command Editor window appears, showing the command set you chose.

  • If you’ve already opened the Command Editor, click the pop-up menu in the top-left corner of the window and choose a command set.

    Menu options for switching command sets
Publicatiedatum: Mar 22, 2019
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