Keyboard shortcuts

Key
Action
Spacebar
Toggle playback of video
Control + spacebar / Command + Spacebar
Toggle playback of video (whilst editing a caption)
alt/option + shift +
Increase playback speed
alt/option + shift +
Decrease playback speed
Home
Jump to beginning of video
End
Jump to end of video
,
Seek 3s back in video
.
Seek 3s forward in video
Advance one frame
Go back one frame
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Trim 'in' of current caption to playhead
]
Trim 'out' of current caption to playhead
alt/option + ,
Jump to 'in' of previous caption
alt/option + .
Jump to 'in' of next caption
Tab
[Whilst in text-editing area] Edit next subtitle
Shift-tab
[Whilst in text-editing area] Edit previous subtitle
Control + Command +
[Whilst in text-editing area] Moves the first word of the current row onto the previous row
Control + Command +
[Whilst in text-editing area] Moves the last word of the current row onto the next row
Shift + Control + Command +
[Whilst in text-editing area] Moves the first word of the current caption onto the previous caption
Shift + Control + Command +
[Whilst in text-editing area] Moves the last word of the current caption onto the next caption
Control + Command + C
[Translation only, Whilst in text-editing area] Copies source text to target cell, overwriting any existing text
Command + z / Control + z
Undo last time adjustment, split, merge, or delete
Command / Control - [Whilst hovering over caption intersection]
Enable roll edit mode
R
Toggle Ripple Edit (superusers/producers only)
N
Add new caption at playhead (superusers/producers only)
Control + M / Command + M
Merge captions
Control + K / Command + K
Split caption
Control + Shift + Backspace
Delete caption
Control + Windows + 1-9 / Command + Control + 1-9
Position caption
Command+Enter / Ctrl+Enter (whilst editing a caption's text)
Finish editing this caption and add a new one immediately after it. (superusers/producers only)
Command+B / Ctrl+B (whilst editing a caption's text)
Format currently selected text as bold
Command+I / Ctrl+I (whilst editing a caption's text)
Format currently selected text as italic
Ctrl+;
Run spellcheck
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