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Tip #1471: Four Faster Timeline Mouse Shortcuts

Larry Jordan – LarryJordan.com

Pressing different modifier keys changes behavior.

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Here are four mouse shortcuts you can use in Premiere’s timeline to move around faster; plus one that you already know.


  • Scroll wheel. Rolls the timeline up or down.
  • Option + scroll wheel. Zooms into, or out of, the current position of the cursor; not the playhead.
  • Cmd + scroll wheel. Move the timeline left or right.
  • Control + scroll wheel. Depending upon the position of the cursor, not the playhead, scrolls the video or audio tracks up or down.


  • Option + scroll wheel. Enlarges or shrinks the vertical height of video or audio tracks, depending upon the position of the cursor, not the playhead.

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