Controlling Playback with Adobe Premiere Elements Keyboard Shortcuts

By Keith Underdahl

Part of Premiere Elements 8 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Editing digital video in Adobe Premiere Elements 8 involves creativity and precision. Here are the keyboard shortcuts that will give you precise playback control:

Action Shortcut
Play (press L again to increase speed) Spacebar or L
Play backward (press J again to increase speed) J
Pause Spacebar or K
Render Work Area Enter
Move 1 frame forward Right arrow
Move 5 frames forward Shift+right arrow
Move 1 frame back Left arrow
Move 5 frames back Shift+left arrow
Move to beginning of Timeline Home
Move to end of Timeline End
Move to previous edit point Page Up
Move to next edit point Page Down