Motion Keyboard Shortcuts

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Active or deactivate an object
Make an object active or deactivate an object.
Control-T
Add a camera to the project
Add a camera to the project.
Command-Option-C
Add a drop zone to the project
Add a drop zone to the project.
Command-Shift-D
Add a light to the project
Add a light to the project.
Command-Shift-L
Add a rig to the project
Add a rig to the project.
Command-Control-R
Add an empty group to the project
Add an empty group to the project.
Command-Shift-N
Add Image Mask
Add an image mask to the selected object.
Command-Shift-M
Add Keyframe
Add a keyframe (to the last modified parameter for the selected object).
Control-K
Add Marker
Add a project marker at the current frame.
M
Add Marker
Add a project marker at the current frame.
Grave Accent (`)
Animation Recording
Turn on/off animation recording.
A
Clone Layer
Clone the selected layer.
K
Close all open projects
Close all open projects.
Command-Option-W
Close Project
Close a project.
Command-W
Close Window
Close the active window.
Command-W
Convert Behaviors to Keyframes
Convert the applied behaviors to keyframes.
Command-K
Convert Group
Convert a 2D group to 3D, or convert a 3D group to 2D.
Control-D
Copy
Copy.
Command-C
Create a project
Create a project.
Command-N
Create project from Project Browser
Create a project from the Project Browser.
Command-Option-N
Cut
Cut.
Command-X
Delete
Delete.
Delete
Deselect All
Deselect all items.
Command-Shift-A
Duplicate
Duplicate.
Command-D
Export movie
Export movie.
Command-E
Export selection as movie
Export a selection as a movie
Command-Option-E
Go backward ten frames
Go backward ten frames.
Shift-Left Arrow
Go forward ten frames
Go forward ten frames.
Shift-Right Arrow
Go to the end of a project
Go to the end of a project.
End
Go to the end of the play range
Go to the end of the play range.
Shift-End
Go to the next frame
Go to the next frame.
Right Arrow
Go to the next keyframe
Go to the next keyframe.
Shift-K
Go to the next marker
Go to the next marker.
Command-Option-Right Arrow
Go to the previous frame
Go to the previous frame.
Left Arrow
Go to the previous keyframe
Go to the previous keyframe.
Option-K
Go to the previous marker
Go to the previous marker.
Command-Option-Left Arrow
Go to the selection in point
Go to the selection in point.
Shift-I
Go to the selection out point
Go to the selection out point.
Shift-O
Go to the start of a project
Go to the start of a project.
Home
Go to the start of a project
Go to the start of a project.
Option-Home
Go to the start of the play range
Go to the start of the play range.
Shift-Home
Group Objects
Group the selected objects into a new layer.
Command-Shift-G
Hide Motion
Hide Motion.
Command-H
Hide Others
Hide other open application files.
Command-Option-H
Import File
Import a file.
Command-I
Import file as project
Import a file as a project.
Command-Shift-I
Isolate Object
For an audio track, enable/disable the Isolate the selected group or layer.
Control-I
Lock/Unlock Object
Lock/unlock an object.
Control-L
Make Particle
Make the selected object the cell source for a particle emitter.
E
Mark In point
Mark In point.
I
Mark In point of play range
Mark In point of play range.
Command-Option-I
Mark Out point
Mark Out point.
O
Mark Out point of play range
Mark Out point of play range.
Command-Option-O
Minimize Window
Minimize the active window.
Command-M
Move object down one level
Move the selected object down the Layers list by one level.
Command-Left Bracket (])
Move object to bottom
Move the selected object to the bottom of the Layers list.
Command-Shift-Left Brace (})
Move object to top
Move the selected object to the top of the Layers list.
Command-Shift-Right Brace (})
Move object up one level
Move the selected object up the Layers list by one level.
Command-Right Bracket (])
Move the selected object to the In point
Move the selected object to the In point.
Shift-Left Brace ({)
Move the selected object to the Out point
Move the selected object to the Out point.
Shift-Right Brace (})
Open a project
Open a project.
Command-O
Open Media List
Open the Media list and Inspector to display the source and properties of media objects.
Shift-F
Open the Edit Marker dialog
Open the Edit Marker dialog.
Command-Option-M
Open the Recording Options window.
Open the Recording Options window.
Option-A
Page Setup
Display Page Setup dialog.
Command-Shift-P
Paste
Paste.
Command-V
Perform a RAM preview for the whole project
Perform a RAM preview for the whole project.
Command-Shift-Option-R
Perform a RAM preview of the current selection
Perform a RAM preview of the current selection.
Command-Option-Right Arrow
Perform a RAM preview of the play range area
Perform a RAM preview of the play range area.
Command-R
Play/Pause
Play/pause a project.
Space
Preferences
Open Motion Preferences.
Command-Comma (,)
Print current view of Canvas
Print the current view of the Canvas.
Command-P
Properties Inspector
Open the project's Properties Inspector.
Command-J
Quit Motion
Quit Motion.
Command-Q
Redo
Redo the last change.
Command-Shift-Z
Replicate Selected Object
Replicate the selected object.
L
Reset play range
Reset play range.
Option-X
Save as
Save a project as a new project.
Command-Shift-S
Save Project
Save a project.
Command-S
Select All
Select all items.
Command-A
Solo Object
For an audio track, enable/disable the Solo button of the selected track. For an object, solo the object.
Control-S
Turn on Loop Playback
Turn on Loop Playback.
Shift-L
Undo
Undo the last change.
Command-Z
Ungroup Objects
Ungroup a group of objects so you can manipulate the objects individually.
Command-Option-G
Unsolo Video
Unsolo only the video portion of a file that contains video.
Shift-Control-S