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  • Wed, Mar 7 2012 12:45 AM

    Ability to scroll timeline side to side and not just up and down

    I would love to be able to use the scroll wheel on my apple mighty mouse to scroll through my timeline. Right now it just expands or contacts the timeline. This should also work with touch sensitive mice and track pads. It's a very quick way to move to a new section of the timeline in FCP without have to zoom in or out first and I feel slower on Avid without it.

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  • Wed, Mar 7 2012 2:48 AM In reply to

    • stevecohen
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    Re: Ability to scroll timeline side to side and not just up and down

    I am able to scroll the timeline left/right with my trackpad. Are you sure that you've got horizontal scrolling enabled in system preferences?

    You can do the same thing with a normal mouse that doesn't permit left/right scrolling by holding down control+shift while using the up/down scroll wheel.

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  • Thu, Apr 19 2012 8:57 PM In reply to

    • jdcprd
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    Re: Ability to scroll timeline side to side and not just up and down

    At work on version 4 the track ball on the Apple mouse scrolls the timeline. In version 5.5 at home I noticed the track ball zooms in and out of the timeline. Holding down shift-cont scrolls the playhead as doescont-opt at different speeds. I'm looking for the ver 4 fucntionality of scrolling the timeline not the playhead.

    Why would they change such a vital command?

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  • Mon, Jun 18 2012 12:56 AM In reply to

    • Nnata
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    Re: Ability to scroll timeline side to side and not just up and down

    They removed this functionaility? Man o man! (shakes head)

  • Mon, Jun 18 2012 4:35 PM In reply to

    • stevecohen
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    Re: Ability to scroll timeline side to side and not just up and down

    MC5.5 -- control+scroll wheel = scroll timeline and position indicator (playhead) left/right

    MC6 -- shift+scroll wheel = scroll timeline view left/right (without the position indicator). No ability to scroll the playhead with the scroll wheel, unfortunately. But you can more the playhead a 'screenful' at a time with the Page Up and Page Down buttons.

     

  • Wed, Jul 4 2012 9:57 PM In reply to

    • Nnata
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    Re: Ability to scroll timeline side to side and not just up and down

    stevecohen:

     

    MC6 -- shift+scroll wheel = scroll timeline view left/right (without the position indicator). 

     

    Hi Steve, when I saw this just now, I jumped out of my chair and ran to my office and jumped on MC6. Unfortunately it appears that this function does not scroll left/right with this command or any other combination that I tried. All it does is scroll more detail/less detail...which is kinda good but certainly not the holy grail I am but looking for.

  • Wed, Jul 4 2012 10:00 PM In reply to

    • Nnata
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    Re: Ability to scroll timeline side to side and not just up and down

    Although this screen grab suggests that this should be possible... as you suggest. Wonder what I need to do?


  • Fri, Nov 16 2012 8:08 PM In reply to

    • Johnny Diesel
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    Re: Ability to scroll timeline side to side and not just up and down

    I just upgraded to 6.0.3.2. Am I crazy or is the scroll Left/Right on the timeline by using Shift and Mouse Wheel gone? I thought this was working. Sure would like this feature!

    And yes I am aware that Shift+Ctrl will scroll the playhead. But I would like to scroll the timeline quickly.

    Can someone confirm this was working on an earlier version of v6?

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