Layers

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New solid layerCtrl+YCommand+Y
New null layerCtrl+Alt+Shift+YCommand+Option+Shift+Y
New adjustment layerCtrl+Alt+YCommand+Option+Y
Select layer (1-999) by its number (enter digits rapidly for two-digit and three-digit numbers)0-9 on numeric keypad*0-9 on numeric keypad*
Toggle selection of layer (1-999) by its number (enter digits rapidly for two-digit and three-digit numbers)Shift+0-9 on numeric keypad*Shift+0-9 on numeric keypad*
Select next layer in stacking orderCtrl+Down ArrowCommand+Down Arrow
Select previous layer in stacking orderCtrl+Up ArrowCommand+Up Arrow
Extend selection to next layer in stacking orderCtrl+Shift+Down ArrowCommand+Shift+Down Arrow
Extend selection to previous layer in stacking orderCtrl+Shift+Up ArrowCommand+Shift+Up Arrow
Deselect all layersCtrl+Shift+ACommand+Shift+A
Scroll topmost selected layer to top of Timeline panelXX
Show or hide Parent columnShift+F4Shift+F4
Show or hide Layer Switches and Modes columnsF4F4
Setting the sampling method for selected layers (Best/Bilinear)Alt+BOption+B
Setting the sampling method for selected layers (Best/Bicubic)Alt+Shift+BOption+Shift+B
Turn off all other solo switchesAlt-click solo switchOption-click solo switch
Turn Video (eyeball) switch on or off for selected layersCtrl+Alt+Shift+VCommand+Option+Shift+V
Turn off Video switch for all video layers other than selected layersCtrl+Shift+VCommand+Shift+V
Open settings dialog box for selected solid, light, camera, null, or adjustment layerCtrl+Shift+YCommand+Shift+Y
Paste layers at current timeCtrl+Alt+VCommand+Option+V
Split selected layers. (If no layers are selected, split all layers.)Ctrl+Shift+DCommand+Shift+D
Precompose selected layersCtrl+Shift+CCommand+Shift+C
Open Effect Controls panel for selected layersCtrl+Shift+TCommand+Shift+T
Open layer in Layer panel (opens source composition for precomposition layer in Composition panel)Double-click a layerDouble-click a layer
Open source of a layer in Footage panel (opens precomposition layer in Layer panel)Alt-double-click a layerOption-double-click a layer
Reverse selected layers in timeCtrl+Alt+RCommand+Option+R
Enable time remapping for selected layersCtrl+Alt+TCommand+Option+T
Move selected layers so that their In point or Out point is at the current time[ (left bracket) or ] (right bracket)[ (left bracket) or ] (right bracket)
Trim In point or Out point of selected layers to current timeAlt+[ (left bracket) or Alt+] (right bracket)Option+[ (left bracket) or Option+] (right bracket)
Add or remove expression for a propertyAlt-click stopwatchOption-click stopwatch
Add an effect (or multiple selected effects) to selected layersDouble-click effect selection in Effects & Presets panelDouble-click effect selection in Effects & Presets panel
Set In point or Out point by time-stretchingCtrl+Shift+, (comma) or Ctrl+Alt+, (comma)Command+Shift+, (comma) or Command+Option+, (comma)
Move selected layers so that their In point is at beginning of compositionAlt+HomeOption+Home
Move selected layers so that their Out point is at end of compositionAlt+EndOption+End
Lock selected layersCtrl+LCommand+L
Unlock all layersCtrl+Shift+LCommand+Shift+L
Set Quality to Best, Draft, or Wireframe for selected layersCtrl+U, Ctrl+Shift+U, or Ctrl+Alt+Shift+UCommand+U, Command+Shift+U, Command+Option+Shift+U
Cycle forward or backward through blending modes for selected layersShift+- (hyphen) or Shift+= (equal sign) on the main keyboardShift+- (hyphen) or Shift+= (equal sign) on the main keyboard
Find in Timeline panelCtrl+FCommand+F

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