Segmenting requires not only precision but also speed. For aired channels where the process of subtitling is done faster than the other drama channels, being able to segment with quality and efficiently requires the segmenter to utilize the shortcut keys available. Segmenting with the use of mouse compared to segmenting using the shortcut keys, the latter have proven to provide more accurate cuts.
Keys Function ← / → Move back / forward by 1 sec Shift + ← / Shift + → Move back / forward by 0.1 sec P or F Play or Pause Tab Move to next segment and plays the segment Shift + Tab Move to previous segment and plays the segment
Key Function S Select segment R Replay selected segment Ctrl + ← / → Move start time earlier/later by 0.1 sec Ctrl + ↓ / ↑ Move end time earlier/later by 0.1 sec Del Delete selected segment
Key Function Spacebar Open new segment or Close segment Shift + Spacebar Close segment and open new segment at the same time