Keyboard Shortcuts

Celtx would like to make sure users are able to keep their hands on the keyboard. That being said, each project file has a set of shortcuts to let you do just that. Please see the following shortcuts to help ensure you keep your eyes on the screen!

 

General

NEW! Now, in any Celtx module your hands can rest easy on the Keyboard, where you can easily access your other modules and menus via the following keyboard shortcuts. Once the menus are opened, use the tab key to navigate through your options. 

Function Windows MacOS
Leave editor (access Menu) Ctrl+Alt+Shift+M ⌘⌥⇧M
Jump to File Ctrl+Alt+Shift+F ⌘⌥⇧F
Jump to Edit Ctrl+Alt+Shift+E ⌘⌥⇧E
Jump to View Ctrl+Alt+Shift+V ⌘⌥⇧V
Jump to Help Ctrl+Alt+Shift+H ⌘⌥⇧H
Full Screen Mode F11 key (top right) ⌘^F / Green button in browser

 

Editors

Film & TV

Function

Windows
(all browsers)

MacOS
(Chrome/Firefox)

MacOS
(Safari)

Act Ctrl + 0 ⌘0 ⌘^0
Scene Heading Ctrl + 1 ⌘1 ⌘^1
Action Ctrl + 2 ⌘2 ⌘^2
Character Ctrl + 3 ⌘3 ⌘^3
Dialogue Ctrl + 4 ⌘4 ⌘^4
Parenthetical Ctrl + 5 ⌘5 ⌘^5
Transition Ctrl + 6 ⌘6 ⌘^6
Shot Ctrl + 7 ⌘7 ⌘^7
Text Ctrl + 8 ⌘8 ⌘^8
Save Ctrl + S ⌘S ⌘S
Undo Ctrl + Z ⌘Z ⌘Z
Redo Ctrl + Y ⌘⇧Z ⌘⇧Z
Cut Ctrl + X ⌘X ⌘X
Copy Ctrl + C ⌘C ⌘C
Paste Ctrl + V ⌘V ⌘V
Find And Replace Ctrl + F ⌘F ⌘F
Check Spelling Ctrl + Alt S ⌘⌥S ⌘⌥S
Bold Ctrl + B ⌘B ⌘B
Italics Ctrl + I ⌘I ⌘I
Underline Ctrl + U ⌘U ⌘U
Dual Dialogue Ctrl + Alt D ⌥^D ⌥^D
Uppercase Ctrl + Shift + Y ^⇧Y ^⇧Y
Lowercase Ctrl + Shift + L ^⇧L ^⇧L
Apply Formatting Ctrl + Alt + U ⌥^U ⌥^U
Reset Formatting Ctrl + Alt + R ⌥^R ⌥^R

 

Stageplay

Function

Windows
(all browsers)

macOS
(Chrome/Firefox)

macOS
(Safari)

Act Ctrl + 0 ⌘0 ⌘^0
Scene Heading Ctrl + 1 ⌘1 ⌘^1
Direction Ctrl + 2 ⌘2 ⌘^2
Character Ctrl + 3 ⌘3 ⌘^3
Dialogue Ctrl + 4 ⌘4 ⌘^4
Parenthetical Ctrl + 5 ⌘5 ⌘^5
Transition Ctrl + 6 ⌘6 ⌘^6
Text Ctrl + 7 ⌘7 ⌘^7
Save Ctrl + S ⌘S ⌘S
Undo Ctrl + Z ⌘Z ⌘Z
Redo Ctrl + Z ⌘ ⇧Z ⌘ ⇧Z
Cut Ctrl + X ⌘X ⌘X
Copy Ctrl + C ⌘C ⌘C
Paste Ctrl + V ⌘V ⌘V
Find And Replace Ctrl + F ⌘F ⌘F
Check Spelling Ctrl + Alt S ⌘⌥S ⌘⌥S
Bold Ctrl + B ⌘B ⌘B
Italics Ctrl + I ⌘I ⌘I
Underline Ctrl + U ⌘U ⌘U
Dual Dialogue Ctrl + Alt D ⌥^D ⌥^D

 

Multi-Column AV

Function

Windows
(all browsers)

macOS
(Chrome/Firefox)

macOS
(Safari)

Shot Ctrl + 1 ⌘1 ⌘^1
Character Ctrl + 2 ⌘2 ⌘^2
Dialogue Ctrl + 3 ⌘3 ⌘^3
Parenthetical Ctrl + 4 ⌘4 ⌘^4
Music Ctrl + 5 ⌘5 ⌘^5
Sfx Ctrl + 6 ⌘6 ⌘^6
Save Ctrl + S ⌘S ⌘S
Undo Ctrl + Z ⌘Z ⌘Z
Redo Ctrl + Y ⌘⇧Z ⌘⇧Z
Cut Ctrl + X ⌘X ⌘X
Copy Ctrl + C ⌘C ⌘C
Paste Ctrl + V ⌘V ⌘V
Find And Replace Ctrl + F ⌘F ⌘F
Check Spelling Ctrl + Alt S ⌘⌥S ⌘⌥S
Bold Ctrl + B ⌘B ⌘B
Italics Ctrl + I ⌘I ⌘I
Underline Ctrl + U ⌘U ⌘U

 

Other Filetypes

Beat Sheet

Function

Windows
(all browsers)

macOS
(Chrome/Firefox)

macOS
(Safari)

Save Ctrl + S ⌘S ⌘S
New Beat Shift + Alt N ⇧⌥N ⇧⌥N
Add Beat on Sheet Shift + Alt + click (on Sheet) ⇧⌥ + tap/click(on Sheet) ⇧⌥ tap/click (on Sheet)
Multi select Shift + Click/Drag Shift + Click/Drag Shift + Click/Drag
Delete Beat DEL DEL DEL
Cut Ctrl + X ⌘X ⌘X
Copy Ctrl + C ⌘C ⌘C
Paste Ctrl + V ⌘V ⌘V

 

Storyboard

Function

Windows
(all browsers)

macOS
(Chrome/Firefox)

macOS
(Safari)

Save Ctrl + S ⌘S ⌘S
Undo Ctrl + Z ⌘Z ⌘Z
Redo Ctrl + Shift Z ⌘⇧Z ⌘⇧Z


Catalog

Function

Windows
(all browsers)

macOS
(Chrome/Firefox)

macOS
(Safari)

Save Ctrl + S ⌘S ⌘S
New Asset Shift + Alt N ⇧⌥N ⇧⌥N


Breakdown

Function

Windows
(all browsers)

macOS
(Chrome/Firefox)

macOS
(Safari)

Print Ctrl + P ⌘P ⌘P
Save Ctrl + S ⌘S ⌘S
New Asset Shift + Alt N ⇧⌥N ⇧⌥N
Remove Assets Ctrl + DEL ^DEL ^DEL
Copy Ctrl + C ⌘C ⌘C
Paste Ctrl + V ⌘V ⌘V


Shotlist

Function

Windows
(all browsers)

macOS
(Chrome/Firefox)

macOS
(Safari)

Print Ctrl + P ⌘P ⌘P
Save Ctrl + S ⌘S ⌘S
New Shot Shift + Alt N ⇧⌥N ⇧⌥N
Delete Shot Ctrl + DEL ^DEL

^DEL


Budget

Function

Windows
(all browsers)

macOS
(Chrome/Firefox)

macOS
(Safari)

Save Ctrl + S ⌘S ⌘S
New Item Shift + Alt N ⇧⌥N ⇧⌥N
Delete Item Ctrl + DEL ^DEL ^DEL


Schedule

Function

Windows
(all browsers)

macOS
(Chrome/Firefox)

macOS
(Safari)

Save Ctrl + S ⌘S ⌘S
End Of Day Shift + Alt N ⇧⌥N ⇧⌥N
Banner Shift + Alt B ⇧⌥B ⇧⌥B
Undo Ctrl + Z ⌘Z ⌘Z
Redo Ctrl + Shift Z ⌘⇧Z ⌘⇧Z
Duplicate Shift + Alt D ⇧⌥D ⇧⌥D
Delete Ctrl + DEL ^DEL ^DEL
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