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Keyboard Shortcuts
MixEffect has extensive keyboard support for controlling your ATEM switchers.
Press and hold the command key to see a list of shortcuts available in each section of MixEffect:

Universal Shortcuts

These keyboard shortcuts work throughout MixEffect:
  • Control-1 through Control-0: Change switcher section. The order of your switcher sections determines the keyboard shortcut. For instance, if Switcher and Audio were the first two sections, Command-1 would open to the Switcher page and Command-2 would open the Audio page.
  • Command-Comma: Opens the Settings page.
  • Control-Option-Delete: Toggles View Only Mode.
  • Command-R: Reconnect to the switcher.
  • Command-Shift-A: Open the Audio section.
  • Command-Shift-D: Open the Downstream Keyers section.
  • Command-Shift-E: Open the Switcher section.
  • Command-Shift-H: Open the HyperDecks section
  • Command-Shift-K: Open the Remote Webview..
  • Command-Shift-M: Open the Macros section.
  • Command-Shift-N: Open the Media section.
  • Command-Shift-O: Open the Output section.
  • Command-Shift-S: Open the SuperSource section.
  • Command-Shift-Option-S: Open the View All Presets (SuperSource) section.
  • Command-Shift-T: Open the Transitions section.
  • Command-Shift-U: Open the Upstream Keyers section.
  • Command-Shift-,: Open the Switcher Settings section.
  • Command-Shift-/: Open the Auxiliary section.

Switcher Section

The following keyboard shortcuts work when the Switcher page is visible:

Switcher Pages

  • Command-[: Move to the previous Switcher Page. If at the beginning, go to the last page.
  • Command-]: Move to the next Switcher Page. If at the end, go to the first page.

Transitions

  • Command-Return: Perform an Auto Transition.
  • Command-Shift-Return: Perform a Cut transition.
  • Command-Number: Change Preview input source 1-10.
  • Command-Option-Number: Change Preview input to sources 11-20.
  • Command-Option-Control-Number: Change Program input source to 1-10.
  • Shift-Command-Option-Control-Number: Change Program to input sources 11-20.
  • Command-Option-Control-F: Fade to black.
  • Command-Shift-P: Toggle Preview Transition.
  • Command-T: Cycle through transition styles.
  • Command-Option-T: Cycle backwards through transition styles.

Media Pool Panel

  • Command-Plus: Select the next still for Media Player 1.
  • Command-Option-Plus Select the next still for Media Player 2.
  • Command-Option-Control-Plus Select the next still for Media Player 3.
  • Shift-Command-Option-Control-Plus Select the next still for Media Player 4.
  • Command-Minus: Select the previous still for Media Player 1.
  • Command-Option-Minus: Select the previous still for Media Player 2.
  • Command-Option-Control-Minus: Select the previous still for Media Player 3.
  • Shift-Command-Option-Control-Minus: Select the previous still for Media Player 4.

Upstream Keyers Panel

  • Command-U: Toggle Background.
  • Command-I: Toggle USK 1 Enabled.
  • Command-Option-I: Toggle USK 2 Enabled.
  • Command-Option-Control-I: Toggle USK 3 Enabled.
  • Shift-Command-Option-Control-I: Toggle USK 4 Enabled.
  • Command-O: Toggle USK1 On Air.
  • Command-Option-O: Toggle USK 2 On Air.
  • Command-Option-Control-O: Toggle USK On Air.
  • Shift-Command-Option-Control-O: Toggle USK 4 On Air.

Downstream Keyers Panel

  • Command-J: Tie Toggle DSK 1.
  • Command-Option-J: Tie Toggle DSK 2.
  • Command-Option-Control-J:Tie Toggle DSK 3.
  • Shift-Command-Option-Control-J: Tie Toggle DSK 4.
  • Command-K: Toggle DSK 1 On Air.
  • Command-Option-K: Toggle DSK 2 On Air.
  • Command-Option-Control-K: Toggle DSK 3 On Air.
  • Shift-Command-Option-Control-K Toggle DSK 4 On Air.
  • Command-L: Auto DSK 1.
  • Command-Option-L: Auto DSK2.
  • Command-Option-Control-L: Auto DSK 3.
  • Shift-Command-Option-Control-L: Auto DSK 4.

Audio Section or Panel

The following shortcuts work when on the Audio page or if the Audio panel is present on the current Switcher Page.
  • Command-Shift-V: Toggle Video Follows Audio.

Downstream Keyers Section

  • Command-1: Go to DSK 1.
  • Command-2: Go to DSK 2.
  • Command-3: Go to DSK 3.
  • Command-4: Go to DSK 4.
  • Command-J: Tie Toggle for the selected DSK.
  • Command-K: Toggle On Air for the selected DSK.
  • Command-L: Auto for the selected DSK.
  • Command-Return: Perform an Auto Transition.
  • Command-Shift-Return: Perform a Cut transition.

Macro Section

  • Command-[: Switch to Grid view
  • Command-]: Switch to Buttons view
  • Command-\: Switch to List view
  • Command-Number: Run Macro 1 through 10.
  • Command-Option-Number: Run Macro 11 through 20.
  • Command-Option-Control: Run Macro 21 through 30.
  • Shift-Command-Option-Control: Run Macro 31 through 40.

Media Section

  • Command-N: Upload a still image to the Media Pool.
  • Command-Minus: Select previous still in Media Player 1.
  • Command-Option-Minus: Select previous still in Media Player 2.
  • Command-Option-Control-Minus: Select previous still in Media Player 3.
  • Shift-Command-Option-Control-Minus: Select previous still in Media Player 4.
  • Command-Plus: Select next still in Media Player 1.
  • Command-Option-Plus: Select next still in Media Player 2.
  • Command-Option-Control-Plus: Select next still in Media Player 3.
  • Shift-Command-Option-Control-Plus: Select next still in Media Player 4.

Output Section

  • Command-1: Go to Streaming tab.
  • Command-2: Go to Recording tab.
  • Command-3: Go to Capture Still tab.
  • Command-4: Go to Timecode tab.

SuperSource Section

  • Command-Return: Auto transition.
  • Command-Shift-Return: Cut transition.
  • Command-Option-Return: Auto transition to the SuperSource.
  • Command-Option-Shift-Return: Cut transition to the SuperSource.
  • Command-Shift-L: Toggle Visual Editor Lock.
  • Command-Minus: Increase Transition Speed.
  • Command-Plus: Slow Transition Speed.
  • Command-F: Display the Find dialog box.
  • Command-Option-F: Clear the current search query.
  • Command-O: Go to the View All Presets page.
  • Command-T: Cycle through transition speeds. Only available when Show Transition Speed Menu is enabled in Settings.
  • Command-[: Go to the Presets tab.
  • Command-]: Go to the Art tab.
  • Command-\: Go to the Copy tab.
  • Command-Option-[: Go to the previous preset. A SuperSource preset must be selected for this shortcut to work.
  • Command-Option-]: Go to the next preset. A SuperSource preset must be selected for this shortcut to work.
  • Command-;: Toggle Box Sources.
  • Command-': Toggle Box Controls.
  • Command-6: Select SuperSource 1 (ATEM Constellation only).
  • Command-7: Select SuperSource 2 (ATEM Constellation only).
  • Command-Option-C: Toggle Cascade (ATEM Constellation only).
  • Command-Option-Number-1: Set the SuperSource to the first preset listed.
  • Command-Option-Number-2: Set the SuperSource to the second preset listed.
  • Command-Option-Number-3: Set the SuperSource to the third preset listed.
  • Command-Option-Number-4: Set the SuperSource to the fourth preset listed.
  • Command-Option-Number-5: Set the SuperSource to the fifth preset listed.
  • Command-Option-Number-6: Set the SuperSource to the sixth preset listed.
  • Command-Option-Number-7: Set the SuperSource to the seventh preset listed.
  • Command-Option-Number-8: Set the SuperSource to the eighth preset listed.
  • Command-Option-Number-9: Set the SuperSource to the ninth preset listed.
  • Command-Option-Number-0: Set the SuperSource to the tenth preset listed.
If you have tapped on a SuperSource preset layout, the following keyboard shortcuts will become available:
  • Command-1: Highlight Box 1.
  • Command-2: Highlight Box 2.
  • Command-3: Highlight Box 3.
  • Command-4: Highlight Box 4.
  • Command-5: Reset Layout.
  • Command-0: Swap Box sources. This only works when there are two boxes visible on screen..
  • Command-Shift-R: Refresh the view. Use this if the boxes are not contained within the preview window.
  • Command-N: New Layout.
  • Command-S: Save Layout.

View All Presets

  • Command-I: Import Presets.
  • Command-E: Export Presets to a file.
  • Command-G: Switch to Grid view.
  • Command-L: Switch to List view.
  • Command-K: Switch to Detail view.
  • Command-Shift-R: Refresh display. Used when scrolling suddenly stops.
  • Command-D: Toggle edit mode when in List view.

Transitions Section

  • Command-Shift-P: Toggle Preview Transition.
  • Command-[: Select previous transition style.
  • Command-]: Select next transition style.
  • Command-Return: Perform an Auto Transition.
  • Command-Shift-Return: Perform a Cut transition.

Upstream Keyers Section

  • Command-1: Go to USK 1.
  • Command-2: Go to USK 2.
  • Command-3: Go to USK 3.
  • Command-4: Go to USK 4.
  • Command-U: Toggle Background.
  • Command-I: Toggle Key for the selected keyer.
  • Command-O: Toggle On Air for the selected keyer.
  • Command-[: Select previous keyer type.
  • Command-]: Select next keyer type.
  • Command-Return: Perform an Auto Transition.
  • Command-Shift-Return: Perform a Cut transition.

Auxiliary Section

  • Command-1: Switch to the Crosspoint tab.
  • Command-2: Switch to the All tab.
  • Command-K: Open the Remote Webview sheet.
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Universal Shortcuts
Switcher Section
Switcher Pages
Transitions
Media Pool Panel
Upstream Keyers Panel
Downstream Keyers Panel
Audio Section or Panel
Downstream Keyers Section
Macro Section
Media Section
Output Section
SuperSource Section
View All Presets
Transitions Section
Upstream Keyers Section
Auxiliary Section