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What Keyboard Shortcuts are there in Kamua?

☕️ TL;DR - If you like keyboard shortcuts, this list will come in handy. If you aren't used to using keyboard shortcuts, give 'em a a try!

We will update this list regularly, so make sure to check back often!

Timeline Functions Function Premiere Equivalent
▶️ Move Playhead forward 1 Frame at a time ▶️
◀️ Move Playhead back 1 Frame at a time ◀️
Shift + ▶️ Move Playhead forward 1 second at a time  
Shift + ◀️ Move Playhead back 1 second at a time  
🔼 Go to First Frame of Previous Clip 🔼
🔽

Go to First Frame of Next Clip

🔽
Space Bar Play Preview Space Bar
Shift+Space Bar Play/Loop current Clip only  
CTRL (Windows) or Option (Mac) + Z Undo CTRL (Windows) or Option (Mac) + Z
CTRL (Windows) or Option (Mac) + Y Redo CTRL (Windows) or Option (Mac) + SHIFT + Z
Trimming & Splitting Clips   Premiere Equivalent
Q Trim the Clip to start at Playhead (aka "ripple trim") Q

W

Set the Clip's Out-point on the source media Timeline (trims the Clip from the Playhead)
W

C

Split the Clip at the Playhead (scissors icon)
 CTRL/CMD + K

Del / Backspace

Deletes currently selected Clip
Del / Backspace
Advanced Navigation    
Shift+Q Snaps the Playhead back to the Clip's In-Point  
Shift+W Snaps the Playhead to the Clip's Out-Point  
Clip Settings    
[ Decrease Clip Audio Volume [
] Increase Clip Audio Volume ]
Zoom In/Out    
- Zoom Out Timeline, centering on Playhead -
= Zoom In Timeline, centering on Playhead =
Shift & Mouse/Trackpad    
Shift + Click (KeyFrames) When clicking on the KeyFrame trash can, deletes all KeyFrames on the current Clip  
Shift (Trackpad) While holding Shift, you can slide 2 fingers vertically up on the Trackpad to zoom to the current Frame in the Timeline. Slide down to zoom out again.  
Shift (Mouse Wheel) While holding Shift, you can use the Mouse Wheel to scroll the Timeline horizontally back and forth. Shift (Mouse Wheel)

Captions Shortcuts for editing on the Timeline

ENTER

Edit the selected word within the Word Clip.

CTRL (Windows) or Option (Mac) + ENTER

Adds or Removes a Line Break from the selected word.

CTRL (Windows) or Option (Mac) + ▶️

Navigates to and selects the next word.

CTRL (Windows) or Option (Mac) + ◀️

Navigates to and selects the previous word.

CTRL (Windows) or Option (Mac) + 🔼

Auto Capitalizes the first Letter of the selected word.

CTRL (Windows) or Option (Mac) + Double Tap 🔼

Capitalizes the whole selected word.

CTRL (Windows) or Option (Mac) + 🔽

Converts the entire selected word to lower case.

CTRL (Windows) or Option (Mac) + Backspace

Deletes the selected word.

CTRL (Windows) or Option (Mac) + Any Special Character 

Appends the Special Character to end of the selected word.

💡Suggestions: Let us know which keyboard shortcuts you would like to see next by sending us a note in the Help chat on Kamua (?)