Nuke keyboard shortcuts

Nuke

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
6 months ago
- Shortcuts

Note: On Mac, replace the Ctrl key with the Cmd key.

⬅ Backspace

Delete selected clips or folders

or Del
Mouse middle click + Mouse movement

Virtual slider (number fields)

Space

(short press) Expand the focused panel to the full window

Space

(long press) Raise the right-click menu

Alt + S

Make the application or floating window fullscreen.

Ctrl + A

Select all

Ctrl + C

Copy selected item(s)

Ctrl + D

Duplicate selected item(s)

Ctrl + F1

… to F6: Save current window layout.

Ctrl + Mouse left click

(click on panel name) Float panel

Ctrl + N

Create a new project or script, depending on environment

Ctrl + O

Open a project or script, depending on environment

Ctrl + Q

Exit the application

Ctrl + S

Save current project or script, depending on environment

Ctrl + T

Cycle through tabs in the current pane. Note that this does not work if the focus is on the input pane of the Script Editor

Ctrl + V

Paste the contents of the clipboard

Ctrl + W

Close the current project or script, dependent on environment

Ctrl + X

Cut selected item(s)

Ctrl + Z

Undo last action

↑   Shift + Esc

Close the current tab

↑   Shift + F1

… to F6: Change workspace

↑   Shift + S

Open the Preferences dialog

Alt + ↑   Shift + 1

… to 6: Open a recent project or script, depending on environment

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + A

Select none

Ctrl + Alt + `

Goto next pane

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + [

Goto next tab

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ]

Goto previous tab

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

Save current project or script, depending on environment, and specify name (Save As)

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Z

Redo last action

Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + `

Goto previous pane

-

Zoom Out

+

Zoom In

A

Alpha

B

Blue

C

Razor selected

E

Clipping Warning

End

Go to End

F

Zoom to Fit

F12

Clear playback cache

G

Green

H

Zoom to Fill

Home

Go to Start

I

Mark In point

J

Play Backward

K

Pause

L

Play Forward

Frame Backwards

O

Mark Out point

Page Down

Next Layer

Page Up

Previous Layer

Q

Show Overlays

R

Red

⤶ Enter

Swap A/B Inputs

Frame Forwards

V

Display the version selector

W

Wipe

Y

Luma

Alt +

Version down the selected clip

Alt + I

Clear In Point

Alt + O

Clear Out Point

Alt + ↑   Shift +

Previous Tag

Alt + ↑   Shift +

Next Tag

Alt + U

Clear In/Out Points

Alt +

Version up the selected clip

Ctrl + /

Show Timeline Editor

Ctrl + F

Full Screen

Ctrl + Mouse left click

Color picker (single pixel)

Ctrl + Mouse right click

Deselect sampled pixels

Ctrl + S

Save current project

↑   Shift + C

Razor all under playhead

↑   Shift + I

Go to In Point

↑   Shift +

Skip Backwards

↑   Shift + O

Go to Out Point

↑   Shift +

Skip Forwards

Ctrl + Alt +

Go to min version

Ctrl + Alt +

Go to max version

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 1

Zoom to Actual Size

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 2

Zoom to Half Size

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Full Quality 1:1

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Mouse left click

Color picker (region of pixels)

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + P

Ignore Pixel Aspect

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

Save current project and specify name (Save As)

,

Nudge selected shot(s) left, where space is available

.

Nudge selected shot(s) right, where space is available

1

Display in the A input buffer

2

Display in the B input buffer

Alt + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Ripple and duplicate the dragged shot

Alt then Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Duplicate the dragged shot

D

Enable or disable the selected shot(s)

Next Edit

Mouse left click + Mouse movement then Alt

Activate Ripple mode while dragging shot

E

Cycles between the Slip Clip and Slide Clip tools

num⤶ Enter

Edit playhead time

F12

Clear playback cache

F5

Render all Comp containers

F7

Render selected Comp containers

Mouse left click

Select a clip including any linked tracks

M

Insert the contents of a source Viewer into the timeline at the current playhead position overwriting existing shots

N

Insert the contents of a source Viewer into the timeline at the current playhead position and ripple existing shots downstream to accommodate the change

← ↑ → ↓

(on numpad) Change selection between shots

Q

Cycles between the available move tools: Multi, Move/Trim, and Select

R

Cycles between the available edit tools: Ripple, Roll, and Retime

T

Cycles between the available razor tools: Razor, Razor All, and Join

U

Mark clip

Previous Edit

V

Display the version selector

W

Cycles between the available selection tools

↑   Shift + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

(drag clip) Disable snap to transition when dragging clips

Alt + ,

Nudge selected shot(s) up, overwriting any clips on the tracks above

Alt + .

Nudge selected shot(s) down, overwriting any clips on the tracks below

Alt + D

Display metadata for the selected track item(s)

Alt +

Version down the selected shot

Alt + Mouse left click

Select a clip, ignoring linked tracks (for example, audio only)

Alt +

Version up the selected shot

Ctrl + ← ↑ → ↓

(numeric keypad arrows) Nudge selected shot(s), where space is available

Ctrl + A

Select all shots

Ctrl + I

Import files

Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

Open selected shot in the Viewer

Ctrl + T

Add a dissolve between two selected shots

↑   Shift + ,

Nudge selected shot(s) left by the increment amount set under the Viewer, where space is available

↑   Shift + .

Nudge selected shot(s) right by the increment amount set under the Viewer, where space is available

↑   Shift + ⬅ Backspace

Ripple delete

↑   Shift + U

Mark selection

Alt + ↑   Shift + /

Rename shots

Ctrl + Alt + A

Select all in track

Alt + ↑   Shift +

Go to min version

Alt + ↑   Shift +

Go to max version

Ctrl + Alt + ⤶ Enter

Open selected shot in a new Viewer

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + A

Deselect all shots

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + E

Open the Export dialog

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + I

Import folders

Mouse left click then ↑   Shift + Mouse left click

Select all clips between the left-clicks

↑   Shift + Alt + Mouse left click

Ignore linked tracks during selection

Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + I

Import EDL, XML, or AAF

-

Zoom Out

,

Decrease Gain

;

Previous view (multiview)

.

Increase Gain

Next view (multiview)

[

Toggle left toolbar

]

Toggle right toolbar

`

Toggle floating viewers

+ Zoom

In

0 - 9

Set Viewer inputs

A

Display the Alpha channel

B

Display the Blue channel

End

Go to last frame

F

Zoom to Fit

or Mouse middle click
F12

Clear buffers and playback cache

G

Display the Green channel

H

Zoom to Fill

Home

Go to first frame

I

Mark In point

J

Play Backward

K

Pause

L

Play Forward

Mouse left click

Step backward one frame

M

Display the Matte channel

←  →

(numpad) Nudge one frame backward or forward

O

Mark Out point

P

Pause Viewer refreshing

Page Down

Next Layer

Page Up

Previous Layer

Q

Toggle overlays

R

Display the Red channel

⤶ Enter

Swap A/B input buffers

Step forward one frame

S

Open Viewer settings. Note:  You can’t use the S keyboard shortcut to open Viewer properties when Roto or RotoPaint properties are open

⭾ Tab

Toggle 2D/3D

U

Update the Viewer

W

Toggle wipe tool

Y

Display the Luma channel

Alt + 0 - 9

Zoom out %

Alt + G

Go to a specific frame

Alt + I

Clear In point

Alt + Mouse left click

Pan

Alt + Mouse middle click

Zoom in/Out

Alt + O

Clear Out Point

Alt + P

Toggle Input Process

Alt + U

Clear In and Out points

Alt + W

ROI – Activate new region

Alt + Z

Toggle lock/unlock zoom level

Ctrl + 0 - 9

Zoom-in %

Ctrl +

Move playhead backwards to midpoint

Ctrl + Mouse left click

Colour picker (single pixel)

Ctrl + P

Toggle Proxy

Ctrl +

Move playhead forward to midpoint

Ctrl + Mouse right click

Deselect sampled pixels

Ctrl + S

Save current script

Ctrl + U

Enable or disable previewing output on an external broadcast video monitor

↑   Shift + [

Toggle top toolbar

↑   Shift + ]

Toggle bottom toolbar

↑   Shift + 1 - 9

Set Viewer reference inputs

↑   Shift +

Move left incremented amount (timeline)

↑   Shift + ←  →

(numpad) Nudge frames backward or forward by the amount specified in the skip frames control

↑   Shift +

Move right incremented amount (timeline)

↑   Shift + W

Enable or disable ROI

Alt + ↑   Shift + S

Save script as new version

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Mouse left click

Colour picker (region)

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + P

Toggle pixel aspect ratio

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

Save current script and specify name (Save As)

C

3D Top view

Page Down

Next Layer

Page Up

Previous Layer

S

Display Viewer Settings

⭾ Tab

Toggle 2D/3D viewer

V

3D Perspective view

W

Toggle the Wipe tool

X

3D right-side view

Z

3D front view

Alt + Mouse left click

Translate viewer on y,z axis

Alt + Mouse middle click

Zoom in/out (drag left/right)

Alt + Mouse right click

Rotate viewer on x,y axis

or Ctrl + Mouse left click
Ctrl + L

Toggle Unlocked/Locked/Interactive Camera or Light

↑   Shift + C

3D Bottom view

↑   Shift + X

3D Left-side view

↑   Shift + Z

3D Back view

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Mouse left click

Rotate viewer on z axis

-

Zoom-out

.

Dot node

/

Search by node name or class

\

Snaps all nodes to grid

0 - 9

Create/connect viewer inputs

+

Zoom-in

B

Insert Blur node

⬅ Backspace

Delete nodes

or Del
C

Insert ColorCorrect node

D

Disable/Enable node

Next node in tree

F

Fit selected nodes to Node Graph panel

F12

Clear Buffers

F5

Render all Write nodes

F7

Render selected Write nodes

G

Insert Grade node

I

Display selected node information

J

Jump to bookmarked node

K

Insert Copy node

L

Auto-place selected nodes

M

Insert Merge node

Mouse middle click

Pan

N

Rename selected node

← ↑ → ↓

(numpad) Navigate around the node tree in the direction specified. For example, pressing the left arrow key (4) selects the next node to the left of the current node in the tree.

O

Insert Roto node

P

Insert RotoPaint node

Q

Show named script info

R

Insert Read node

⤶ Enter

Open properties for selected node(s)

S

Display Project Settings

T

Insert Transform node

⭾ Tab

Tab node search menu

U

Splay first (Splay selected nodes to 1st selected node)

Previous node in tree

W

Insert Write node

X

Command entry mode

Y

Splay last (Splay 1st node to output of 2nd)

Alt + 0 - 9

Zoom-out %

Alt + B

Duplicate and branch selected nodes

Alt + C

Duplicate selected node(s)

Alt + D

Toggles whether a node is always displayed in Dope Sheet or not

Alt +

Version down the current Read/Write node file name

Alt + E

Toggle expression links on or off

Alt + F

Generate Flipbook for node

Alt + H

Hide node inputs when not selected

Alt + I

Display script information, such as the node count, channel count, cache usage, and whether the script is in full-res or proxy mode

Alt + K

Clone selected node(s)

Alt + N

Create StickyNote

Alt + P

Toggle postage stamp on or off

Alt + U

Splay first selected node to input A

Alt +

Version up the current Read/Write node file name

Alt + X

Run a script from the file browser

Ctrl + 0 - 9

Zoom-in %

Ctrl + A

Select all nodes in Node Graph

Ctrl + B

Toggle node buffer

Ctrl + C

Copy selected node(s)

Ctrl + Mouse left click

(use create node) Replace selected node with new node

Ctrl + D

Disconnect upstream node

Ctrl +

Move selected node downstream

Ctrl + F7

… to F10: Save locations 1 through 4

Ctrl + G

Nest selected nodes in Group

Ctrl + I

Open new Compositing Viewer

Ctrl + Mouse left click

(click on node) Highlight all upstream nodes

Ctrl + P

Toggle Proxy

Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

Open Group’s node graph

Ctrl +

Move selected node upstream

↑   Shift + \

Snap selected node to grid

↑   Shift + 0 - 9

Connect selected node to Viewer reference input

↑   Shift + A

AddMix node

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

(use create node) Create node in new branch

↑   Shift + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Duplicate selected arrow

↑   Shift + F7

… to F10: Restore locations 1 through 4

↑   Shift + U

Splay selected nodes to last selected node

↑   Shift + X

Swap A/B inputs on node

↑   Shift + Y

Splay backwards (2nd node to 1st node’s output)

Alt + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Pan

Alt + Mouse right click + Mouse movement

Zoom-in/out

Alt + ↑   Shift + K

Declone nodes

Alt + ↑   Shift + U

Splay last selected node to input A

Alt + ↑   Shift +

Version to up to the latest file (Read nodes only)

Ctrl + Alt + A

(on a node) Select all nodes in node tree

Ctrl + Alt + G

Replace Group node with nested nodes

Ctrl + Alt + Mouse left click

(click on a node) Open node properties in floating window

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + /

Search and Replace (Read and Write nodes)

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + B

Toggle selected node(s) bookmark on or off

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + C

Change node color

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + G

Copy gizmo to group

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + V

Paste a copied node into a new branch from an existing node

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Mouse left click

(click on a node) Select all upstream nodes

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + N

Create a new script in a new session

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + P

Create Precomp from selected nodes

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + X

Extract selected nodes from tree

Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + G

Create Group from selected nodes

Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + K

Force clone

D

Hide version(s) of a clip. You can only hide versions when a clip is opened in the Versions Bin

F8

Refresh clips

V

Display the version selector

Alt + D

Display metadata for the selected shot(s)

Alt +

Version down the selected clip

Alt + F5

Rescan clip range

Alt +

Version up the selected clip

Ctrl + B

Create a new bin

Ctrl + N

Create a new sequence

Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

Open selected clip in the Viewer

Ctrl + Y

Create a new tag. You can only add tags to the Tags panel

Ctrl + Alt +

Go to min version

Ctrt + Alt + ⤶ Enter

Open selected clip a new Viewer

Ctrl + Alt +

Go to max version

/

Search by node name or class

Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Copy current value from one control to another

⤶ Enter

Chooses selected menu item

⭾ Tab

Move to next control in the properties

↑  ↓

Increment control values

Alt + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Increment control values using virtual slider

Alt + Mouse left click

(click on close X) Close all Properties panels

Ctrl + A

Select all nodes in Properties panel

Ctrl + Mouse left click

Reset slider to default

Ctrl + Mouse left click

(click on close X) Close all properties panels except the one clicked

Ctrl + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Expression link controls

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + A

Close all open Properties panels

↑   Shift + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Copy animation from one control to another

↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Move to previous control in the properties

A

Frame all keyframes

C

Interpolation (Cubic)

F

Frame all selected keyframes

H

Interpolation (Horizontal)

K

Interpolation (Constant)

L

Interpolation (Linear)

Mouse left click

Select single point

Mouse left click + Mouse movement

(on blank space) Select region of points

Mouse left click + Mouse movement

(on point) Move all selected points

Mouse left click + Mouse movement

(on selection box) Scale points inside selection region

Mouse left click + Mouse movement

(on transform handle) Move all points in selection region

Mouse middle click + Mouse movement

Draw box in area and zoom to fit area to curve editor panel

Mouse middle click

Fit selection to window

or F
R

Interpolation (Catmull-Rom)

X

Break selected control points’ handles

Z

Interpolation (Smooth [bezier])

Alt + `

Display Curve Editor

Alt + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Pan

Alt + Mouse middle click + Mouse movement

Variable zoom

Ctrl + A

Select all curves

Ctrl + C

Copy selected keys

Ctrl + E

Copy Expressions

Ctrl + L

Copy Links

Ctrl + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Move keyframes freely on the x and y axes

Ctrl + ↑   Shift

(hold down) Hide points to click on selection box/transform handle

Ctrl + V

Paste curve

Ctrl + X

Cut selected keys

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

Add or Remove points from selection

↑   Shift + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Draw box to add/remove points from selection

Alt + ↑   Shift + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Move single point

Ctrl + Alt + Mouse left click

Add point to current curve

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + C

Copy selected curves

Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + Mouse left click

Sketch points freely on current curve

⭾ Tab

Increase indentation

Ctrl + [

Load previous script

Ctrl + ]

Load next script

Ctrl + ⬅ Backspace

Clear output window

Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

Run script in editor

↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Decrease indentation

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + [

Decrease indentation of selected text

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ]

Increase indentation of selected text

⬅ Backspace

Delete an item from curve list or Delete points/shapes

C

Toggle Clone tool

D

Toggle Dodge/Burn

Del

Remove selected point(s)

E

Increase feather on selected point(s)

Esc

Switch back to the current Select tool

I

Pick colour

N

Toggle Brush/Eraser

⤶ Enter

(Bezier/Spline tools) Close shape

S

(with Viewer mouse-over focus) Cycle between the selected tool’s modes

T

(Clone tool) Toggle source as onion skin with transform jack

T

(Select tool) Display transform box (points) or jack (shapes)

V

Toggle Bezier/B-Spline/Ellipse/Rectangle tools

X

Toggle Blur/Sharpen/Smear tools

Z

Smooth selected points

Ctrl + A

Select all points

Ctrl + Mouse left click

(Bezier/Spline tool) Sketch a Bezier or B-spline

Ctrl + Mouse left click

(on a point) Break tangent handle for selected point

Ctrl + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

(Clone/Reveal tools) Set offset between source and destination

Ctrl + ↑   Shift

(transform box) Drag transform box points to move them

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

(Bezier tool) Create a sharp point on previous point

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

(editing points) Bring up transform box for selected points

↑   Shift + Mouse movement + Mouse left click

(Brush/Eraser/Clone/Reveal tools) Change brush size

↑   Shift + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

(editing Bezier/Spline points) Move both tangent handles at the same time

↑   Shift + E

Remove feather from selected points

↑   Shift + Z

Cusp selected points

Ctrl + Alt + Mouse left click

(on Splines) Add point to curve

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Mouse left click

(B-Spline) Increase/decrease tension of B-Spline shape


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Program information

Program name: Nuke (Imaging)

NUKE is a node based composing application used for television and film post-production. It is developed by The Foundry.

Web page: https://www.foundry.com/produc...

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