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The Animation Palette

Show or Hide the Animation Palette

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Menu: Window->Showing/Hiding Animation

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Figure 2.26Figure 2.26

Create a New Frame in the Animation Palette

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Mac: Cmd + Option + Shift + F

Win: Ctrl + Alt + Shift + F

Go to First Frame

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Mac: Option + Shift + left arrow

Win: Alt + Shift + left arrow

If the move tool is active when these frame navigation commands are selected, ImageReady will duplicate and move the selected layer.

Go to Last Frame

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Mac: Option + Shift + right arrow

Win: Alt + Shift + right arrow

Go to Next Frame

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Mac: Option + right arrow

Win: Alt + right arrow

Go to Previous Frame

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Mac: Option + left arrow

Win: Alt + left arrow

Select Multiple Contiguous Frames

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Mouse: Shift + click a frame

Select Multiple Discontiguous Frames

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Mac: Cmd + click a frame

Win: Ctrl + click a frame

Insert Pasted Frame After the Current Frame

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Both: Shift + Paste Frame

Normally, choosing Paste Frame from the Animation palette options menu adds the contents of the copied frame to the contents of the current frame. Holding down Shift inserts the copied contents into a new frame inserted after the current frame.

Duplicate the Layers Used in the Current Frame in the Layers Palette

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Mac: Cmd + Paste Frame

Win: Ctrl + Paste Frame

Normally, choosing Paste Frame from the Animation palette options menu adds the contents of the copied frame to the contents of the current frame. Holding down (Cmd) [Ctrl] duplicates the layers used in the frame in the Layers palette. It also includes the duplicated layers in the current frame.

Duplicate the Layers Used in the Current Frame in the Layers Palette and Insert Pasted Frame After the Current Frame

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Mac: Cmd + Shift + Paste Frame

Win: Ctrl + Shift + Paste Frame

Normally, choosing Paste Frame from the Animation palette options menu adds the contents of the copied frame to the contents of the current frame. Holding down (Cmd + Shift) [Ctrl + Shift] duplicates the layers used in the frame in the Layers palette. Also, rather than including the duplicated layers in the current frame, it inserts the copied contents into a new frame inserted after the current frame.

Replace the Destination Frame with the Copied Frame(s)

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Mac: Option + Shift + Paste Frame

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Normally, choosing Paste Frame from the Animation palette options menu adds the contents of the copied frame to the contents of the current frame. Holding down the (Option + Shift) [Alt + Shift] keys replaces the contents of the destination frame with the contents of the copied frame(s).

Cancel Animation Play

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Mac: Cmd + . (period)

Win: Ctrl + . (period)

Play or Stop Animation

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Both: Shift + Spacebar

Move the Contents of the Selected Layer Concurrently in All Selected Animation Frames

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Mac: Cmd + Shift + drag with the Move tool

Win: Ctrl + Shift + drag with the Move tool

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