Keyboard Shortcuts

There are numerous keyboard shortcuts available in Boats Animator; here is a comprehensive list of all of them.

Note for macOS users

The Command key should be used in place of any shortcuts listed with Ctrl in them.

Action Primary Alternative
Capture frame Ctrl 1 Enter
Undo last frame Ctrl Z *
Delete current selected frame Delete Backspace
Toggle audio Ctrl M
Play / pause playback Space 0
Toggle playback looping 8
Live view L 3
Display first frame Ctrl Left
Display last frame Ctrl Right
Display previous frame Left 1
Display next frame Right 2
Toggle grid overlay 4
Toggle aspect ratio mask 5

Shortcuts on a numeric keypad

Boats Animator's shortcuts have been chosen so that the most common can be accessed using a numeric keypad:

Keypad shortcuts