How to Hide Timeline Properties in Adobe After Effects

In this short post, I will show you how to quickly hide timeline properties in Adobe After Effects.

Step 1: Press and hold ALT + SHIFT on a PC or OPT+SHIFT on a Mac.

Step 2: Click on any property that you want to hide while holding ALT + SHIFT on a PC or OPT + SHIFT on a Mac.

You can also hide groups the same way.

If you want to get those properties and groups back, all you have to do is first click on the toggle menu to hide all remaining properties and groups.

Next, CTRL + LEFT CLICK on a PC or CMD + LEFT CLICK on a Mac to bring them all back.

I hope you found this tip useful!

About the author:

Sergei Prokhnevskiy

Sergei Prokhnevskiy is a Charlotte, NC based motion graphics designer, an online tutor, an entrepreneur, and Adobe MAX Master Speaker. Sergei is known for his quick and practical After Effects tips and tricks on YouTube, where he generated well over 6 million views on his tutorials. He has authored an online video course on After Effects Expressions and developed scripts for After Effects. He is also a former senior motion graphics designer at Fox Sports where he worked on graphics for NFL, Super Bowl, MLB, World Series, College Football, NASCAR, Women’s World Cup, and NASCAR Race Hub. He is very passionate about learning and teaching others.


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