Jogging Through a Clip or Sequence
To move through a clip or sequence more precisely, you can use the jog control. The
jog control offers a one-to-one correspondence between the mouse and the playhead’s
movement, but also provides frame-by-frame accuracy that’s not dependent on the
duration of the clip or sequence. It’s a good tool to use to play through a section of a
clip or sequence very slowly, looking for the right frame to cut on.
Navigating and Using Timecode in the Viewer and Canvas
To move forward or backward using the jog control:
Drag the jog control to the left or to the right.
The playhead moves with a one-to-one correspondence to the movement of your
mouse. Moving your mouse slowly moves the playhead slowly, even frame by frame.
Moving the mouse faster moves the playhead faster. If you stop dragging, the playhead
You can also move the playhead one frame at a time or one second at a time, by using
the arrow keys on the keyboard.
To move forward one frame at a time:
Press the Right Arrow key
To move back one frame at a time:
Press the Left Arrow key.
To move forward one second at a time:
Press Shift while you press the Right Arrow key.
To move backward one second at a time:
Press Shift while you press the Left Arrow key.