Keyboard Shortcuts

 

Basic shortcuts

           

Shortcut

 

Command

ALT+1

 

Show Track view

C

 

Show/hide Control Bar

SHIFT+C

 

Expand/collapse Control Bar

I

 

Show/hide Inspector

SHIFT+I

 

Show/hide Clip Properties Inspector

CTRL+SHIFT+I

 

Show/hide Track Properties Inspector

CTRL+I

 

Show/hide ProChannel

B

 

Show/hide Browser

D

 

Expand/collapse MultiDock

SHIFT+D

 

Maximize/restore MultiDock

CTRL+F4

 

Close current floating window

T

 

Show Tools HUD

ALT+A

 

Show AudioSnap Palette

CTRL+RIGHT ARROW

 

Zoom in horizontally

CTRL+LEFT ARROW

 

Zoom out horizontally

F11

 

Full Screen mode on/off

SHIFT+X

 

X-Ray on/off

CTRL+SHIFT+X

 

X-Ray all effect/synth plug-ins

P

 

Preferences

CTRL+X

 

Cut

CTRL+ALT+X

 

Cut Special

CTRL+C

 

Copy

CTRL+ALT+C

 

Copy Special

CTRL+V

 

Paste

CTRL+ALT+V

 

Paste Special

     

Menu command shortcuts

   

Shortcut

 

Command

F1

 

Online Help

CTRL+N

 

File > New

CTRL+O

 

File > Open

CTRL+S

 

File > Save

CTRL+P

 

File > Print

CTRL+Z

 

Edit > Undo

CTRL+SHIFT+Z

 

Edit > Redo

CTRL+A

 

Edit > Select > All

CTRL+SHIFT+A

 

Edit > Select > None

CTRL+X

 

Edit > Cut

CTRL+ALT+X

 

Edit > Cut Special

CTRL+C or CTRL+INSERT

 

Edit > Copy

CTRL+ALT+C

 

Edit > Copy Special

CTRL+V or SHIFT+INSERT

 

Edit > Paste

CTRL+ALT+V

 

Edit > Paste Special

M

 

Project > Insert Marker

ALT+Z

 

View Undo (zoom)

ALT+SHIFT+Z

 

View Redo (zoom)

     

View shortcuts

   

Shortcut

 

Command

C

 

Control Bar

I

 

Inspector

B

 

Browser

ALT+1

 

Track view

ALT+2

 

Console view

ALT+3

 

Piano Roll view

ALT+4

 

Step Sequencer

ALT+5

 

Matrix view

ALT+6

 

Staff view

ALT+7

 

Loop Construction view

ALT+8

 

Event List view

ALT+9

 

Synth Rack view

ALT+0

 

Virtual Computer Keyboard

ALT+SHIFT+1

 

Lyrics view

ALT+SHIFT+2

 

Video view

ALT+SHIFT+3

 

Big Time view

ALT+SHIFT+4

 

Markers view

ALT+SHIFT+5

 

Tempo view

ALT+SHIFT+6

 

Meter/Key view

ALT+SHIFT+7

 

Sysx view

ALT+SHIFT+8

 

Navigator view

ALT+SHIFT+9

 

Surround Panner

ALT+SHIFT+0

 

Virtual Piano Keyboard

     

Track view shortcuts

   

Shortcut

 

Command

ALT+1

 

Show Track view

INSERT

 

Insert new track

SHIFT+INSERT

 

Show/hide Add Track menu

SHIFT+B

 

Show/hide Bus pane

V

 

Show/hide Video Thumbnail pane

ALT+N

 

Show/hide Navigator pane

X

 

Show/hide Aim Assist line

F

 

Resize all tracks vertically to fit in window

SHIFT+F

 

Resize and zoom tracks to see entire project

CTRL+ALT+H

 

Show and fit selection

CTRL+F

 

Fit content

H

 

Manage track visibility

CTRL+SHIFT+H

 

Show only selected tracks

CTRL+H

 

Hide selected tracks

SHIFT+H

 

Show all tracks

ALT+SHIFT+H

 

Open/Close current Track Folder

SHIFT+T

 

Expand/Collapse Take lanes for current track

SHIFT+A

 

Expand/Collapse Automation lanes for current track

SHIFT+PLUS (+)

 

Insert new Automation lane in current track

SHIFT+Z

 

Enable/disable Auto Zoom

CTRL+RIGHT ARROW

 

Zoom in horizontally

CTRL+LEFT ARROW

 

Zoom out horizontally

CTRL+DOWN ARROW

 

Zoom all tracks in vertically

CTRL+UP ARROW

 

Zoom all tracks out vertically

ALT+DOWN ARROW

 

Zoom out on all audio waveforms

CTRL+ALT+UP ARROW

 

Zoom in on current track’s audio waveforms

CTRL+ALT+DOWN ARROW

 

Zoom out on current track’s audio waveforms

CTRL+SHIFT+DOWN ARROW

 

Zoom current track in vertically

CTRL+SHIFT+UP ARROW

 

Zoom current track out vertically

ALT+UP ARROW

 

Zoom in on all audio waveforms and MIDI notes

CTRL+SHIFT+DOWN ARROW

 

Increase current track height

CTRL+SHIFT+UP ARROW

 

Decrease current track height

ALT+UP/DOWN ARROW

 

Scale audio waveform in all audio tracks and MIDI notes in all MIDI tracks

CTRL+ALT+UP/DOWN ARROW

 

Scale audio waveform in current audio track or scale MIDI notes in current MIDI track

SHIFT+UP ARROW

 

Put focus in Track pane

SHIFT+DOWN ARROW

 

Put focus in Bus pane

ALT+S

 

Solo/unsolo current track

COMMA (,)

 

Select current track

SEMICOLON (;)

 

Open Patch Browser for current MIDI track

CTRL+F4

 

Close project

PLUS (+/=)

 

Toggle current track’s Edit Filter between Track Volume and last/previous data type

CTRL+ALT+X

 

Cut Special

CTRL+ALT+C

 

Copy Special

SHIFT+COMMA (,)

 

Select and audition previous Take lane

SHIFT+PERIOD (.)

 

Select and audition next Take lane

TAB

 

Go to next audio transient or MIDI note in selected tracks (or current track if there is no selection)

SHIFT+TAB

 

Go to previous audio transient or MIDI note in selected tracks (or current track if there is no selection)

SHIFT+J

 

Reset all meters

     

Transport shortcuts

   

Shortcut

 

Command

R

 

Record

SHIFT+R

 

Step Record on/off

W

 

RTZ

SPACEBAR

 

Play/Stop

CTRL+SPACEBAR

 

Stop with Now marker

CTRL+W

 

Toggle ‘On stop, rewind to Now marker’ on/off

SHIFT+SPACEBAR

 

Audition selection

G

 

Go to time

SHIFT+G

 

Go to selection start (From time)

CTRL+SHIFT+PAGE DOWN

 

Go to next marker

CTRL+SHIFT+PAGE UP

 

Go to previous marker

F3

 

Record metronome on/off

CTRL+F3

 

Playback metronome on/off

SHIFT+F3

 

Open Metronome settings

L

 

Loop on/off

SHIFT+M

 

Set Measure/Beat at Now time

     

Record shortcuts

   

Shortcut

 

Command

R

 

Record

SHIFT+R

 

Step Record on/off

CTRL+R

 

Arm all tracks for recording

ALT+R

 

Toggle Track Arm for selected track

F3

 

Record metronome on/off

     

Tools shortcuts

   

Shortcut

 

Command

T

 

Show Tools HUD

F5

 

Smart tool

F6

 

Select tool

F7

 

Move tool

F8

 

Cycle through Edit tools (Edit/Timing/Comping/Split)

F9

 

Cycle through Draw tools (Freehand/Line/Sine/Triangle/Square/Saw/Random)

F10

 

Cycle through Erase tools (Erase/Mute)

N

 

Snap to Grid on/off

Keep the N key pressed

 

Assign or use secondary Snap to Grid resolution while dragging data

Z

 

Zoom tool

J

 

Scrub tool

S

 

Split selected clips at Now time

CTRL+SHIFT+1

 

Set whole note duration

CTRL+SHIFT+2

 

Set half note duration

CTRL+SHIFT+4

 

Set quarter note duration

CTRL+SHIFT+8

 

Set eight note duration

CTRL+SHIFT+6

 

Set sixteenth note duration

CTRL+SHIFT+3

 

Set thirty-second note duration

     

Edit Filter shortcuts

   

Shortcut

 

Command

Hold down the SHIFT key and click the control

 

Select a specific control

Hold down the SHIFT key and right-click

 

Toggle between the last two data types

T or click the middle mouse button

 

Show the Tools HUD

     

Snap to Grid shortcuts

   

Shortcut

 

Command

N

 

Snap to Grid on/off

SHIFT+N

 

Open Snap to Grid settings

Keep the N key pressed

 

Assign or use secondary Snap to Grid resolution while dragging data

CTRL+SHIFT+N

 

Swap the primary and secondary Snap to Grid settings

     

Nudge shortcuts

   

Shortcut

 

Command

Numeric Keypad 1

 

Nudge Left 1

Numeric Keypad 2

 

Nudge Down

Numeric Keypad 3

 

Nudge Right 1

Numeric Keypad 4

 

Nudge Left 2

Numeric Keypad 5

 

Nudge Settings

Numeric Keypad 6

 

Nudge Right 2

Numeric Keypad 7

 

Nudge Left 3

Numeric Keypad 8

 

Nudge Right 3

     

Screenset shortcuts

   

Shortcut

 

Command

1

 

Screenset 1

2

 

Screenset 2

3

 

Screenset 3

4

 

Screenset 4

5

 

Screenset 5

6

 

Screenset 6

7

 

Screenset 7

8

 

Screenset 8

9

 

Screenset 9

0

 

Screenset 10

CTRL+1

 

Copy current Screenset to Screenset 1

CTRL+2

 

Copy current Screenset to Screenset 2

CTRL+3

 

Copy current Screenset to Screenset 3

CTRL+4

 

Copy current Screenset to Screenset 4

CTRL+5

 

Copy current Screenset to Screenset 5

CTRL+6

 

Copy current Screenset to Screenset 6

CTRL+7

 

Copy current Screenset to Screenset 7

CTRL+8

 

Copy current Screenset to Screenset 8

CTRL+9

 

Copy current Screenset to Screenset 9

CTRL+0

 

Copy current Screenset to Screenset 10

     

Marker shortcuts

   

Shortcut

 

Command

M

 

Insert marker

CTRL+SHIFT+PAGE DOWN

 

Next marker

CTRL+SHIFT+PAGE UP

 

Previous marker

ALT+SHIFT+4

 

Open Markers view

     

Loop shortcuts

   

Shortcut

 

Command

L

 

Loop on/off

SHIFT+L

 

Set loop points to selection

CTRL+L

 

Groove Clip looping enable/disable

ALT+7

 

Open Loop Construction view

     

Clip shortcuts

   

Shortcut

 

Command

K

 

Mute clip

CTRL+L

 

Groove Clip looping enable/disable

SHIFT+K

 

Open Associated Audio Files dialog

CTRL+K

 

Lock Clip Position and Data

ALT+K

 

Open clip FX Rack

CTRL+M

 

Create Melodyne Region FX clip

SHIFT+V

 

Create VocalSync Region FX clip

     

Track State shortcuts

   

Shortcut

 

Command

ALT+M

 

Toggle Track Mute for selected track

ALT+S

 

Toggle Track Solo for selected track

ALT+R

 

Toggle Track Arm for selected track

     

Automation shortcuts

   

Shortcut

 

Command

F12

 

Global Write Automation off

CTRL+F12

 

Global Read Automation on/off

SHIFT+PLUS (+)

 

Insert new Automation lane in current track

     

Quantize shortcuts

   

Shortcut

 

Command

Q

 

Open Quantize dialog

SHIFT+Q

 

Open Input Quantize settings

CTRL+Q

 

Input Quantize on/off

     

Browser shortcuts

   

Shortcut

 

Command

CTRL+SHIFT+F

 

Switch to Media tab

CTRL+SHIFT+P

 

Switch to PlugIns tab

CTRL+U

 

[Media] Move up

CTRL+R

 

[Media] Refresh

CTRL+F

 

[Media] Toggle folders

CTRL+SHIFT+A

 

[Media] Toggle auto preview

CTRL+SHIFT+V

 

[Media] Toggle view display

CTRL+SHIFT+SPACEBAR

 

[Media] Toggle play

CTRL+A

 

[PlugIns] Audio

CTRL+M

 

[PlugIns] MIDI

CTRL+I

 

[PlugIns] Instruments

CTRL+R

 

[PlugIns] Rewire devices

INSERT

 

[Synth] Insert synth

UP/DOWN ARROW

 

Navigate between files

LEFT/RIGHT ARROW

 

Navigate between directories

BACKSPACE

 

Move to parent directory

ENTER

 

Move to the selected directory or open the selected file

HOME

 

Move to the first file in a directory

END

 

Move to the last file in a directory

SHIFT+F10

 

Open a shortcut menu for the selected item

Numeric Keypad *

 

Expand everything under the current selection (folder pane only)

Numeric Keypad +

 

Expand the current selection (folder pane only)

Numeric Keypad -

 

Collapse the current selection (folder pane only)

     

Piano Roll view shortcuts

   

Shortcut

 

Command

ALT+3

 

Open the Piano Roll view

ALT+C

 

Show/hide the Controller pane

H

 

Show/hide the Track pane

TAB

 

Go to the next note event in the current track

SHIFT+TAB

 

Go to the previous note event in the current track

V

 

Invert track visibility

     

Step Sequencer shortcuts

   

Shortcut

 

Command

ALT+4

 

Open the Step Sequencer

INSERT

 

Insert a new row above the selected row

DELETE

 

Delete the active row

LEFT ARROW

 

Move focus to the previous control

RIGHT ARROW

 

Move focus to the next control

UP ARROW

 

When there are multiple strips, move focus to the same control on the previous row

DOWN ARROW

 

When there are multiple strips, move focus to the same control on the next row

CTRL+LEFT ARROW

 

When focus is on a control in the steps pane, move focus to the strips pane

CTRL+RIGHT ARROW

 

When focus is on a control in the strips pane, move focus to the steps pane

CTRL+UP ARROW

 

When focus is either on the steps or strips pane, move focus to the toolbar

CTRL+DOWN ARROW

 

When focus is on the toolbar, move focus to the strips pane

ENTER

 

When focus is on steps, toggle step or tie on/off; for buttons, turn on/off

SHIFT+ENTER

 

When focus is on a step, allow velocity adjustment

+ / - (plus and minus)

 

For spinner controls, increase/decrease value; fine adjust for knobs

[ / ] (square brackets)

 

Coarse adjust for knobs

CTRL+SHIFT+SPACEBAR

 

Toggle the Audition (Play) button for the view

TAB

 

When focus is on the steps pane, move focus to the next enabled note on the same row

SHIFT+TAB

 

When focus is on the steps pane, move focus to the previous enabled note on the same row

ALT+LEFT ARROW

 

Shift the active row's steps by 1 step and wrap first step to the end

ALT+RIGHT ARROW

 

Shift the active row's steps by 1 step and wrap the last step to the beginning

     

Surround Panner (large) shortcuts

   

Shortcut

 

Command

ALT+drag

 

Constrains to angle

ALT+SHIFT+drag

 

Constrains to angle at 100% focus

CTRL+SHIFT+drag

 

Constrains to focus only

SHIFT+click

 

Sets panner point to the point that you click (large and medium panners only)

SHIFT+drag controls (Angle, Width, etc.)

 

Fine resolution

UP/DOWN ARROW keys

 

Moves to next/previous widget in surround panner

LEFT/RIGHT ARRROW keys

 

Moves to next/previous panner in same track

CTRL+UP/DOWN ARROW keys

 

Moves to surround panner in another track

CTRL+NumPad 0-9

 

Speaker mutes

NumPad 0-9

 

Jumps to speaker angle at 100% focus

NumPad 0

 

n/a

NumPad 1

 

Ls

NumPad 2

 

Cs

NumPad 3

 

Rs

NumPad 4

 

Sl

NumPad 5

 

n/a

NumPad 6

 

Sr

NumPad 7

 

L

NumPad 8

 

C

NumPad 9

 

R

/

 

Lc

*

 

Rc

     

Play List shortcuts

   

Shortcut

 

Command

E

 

Enable/disable the Play List

N

 

Skip to the next song

R

 

Loop the Play List continuously

A or INSERT

 

Add a song

D or DELETE

 

Remove the selected song

W

 

Specify a delay before the next song plays

T

 

Keep the Play List on top of other views

     

Video view shortcuts

   

Shortcut

 

Command

NumPad PLUS (+) or MINUS (-)

 

Advance by a single frame

[ / ] (square brackets)

 

Advance by 5 frames