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Setup Menu

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Ctrl+NumPad+2 Session

Options Menu

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Alt+L Loop record
Ctrl+Shift+P QuickPunch
Ctrl+Shift+T TrackPunch
Ctrl+J Transport online
Ctrl+Shift+J Video track online
Ctrl+K Pre/post-roll
Ctrl+Shift+L Loop playback
Ctrl+Start+P Dynamic transport
Shift / Link timeline and edit selection
Ctrl+Alt+P Auto-spot clips
Start+Shift+T Edit/Tool mode keyboard lock

Track Menu

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Ctrl+Shift+N New...
Ctrl+G Group...
Alt+Shift+D Duplicate...
Alt+K Set record tracks to input only
Ctrl+Alt+F Scroll to track...
Alt+C Clear all clip indicators

View Menu

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Ctrl+Alt+M Narrow mix

Edit Menu

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Ctrl+Z Undo
Ctrl+Shift+Z Redo
Ctrl+Alt+Z Restore last selection
Ctrl+X Cut
Ctrl+C Copy
Ctrl+V Paste
Ctrl+B Clear
Start+Shift+X Cut special - Cut clip gain
Start+Shift+C Copy special - Copy clip gain
Alt+M Paste special - Merge
Ctrl+Alt+V Paste special - Repeat to fill selection
Ctrl+Start+V Paste special - To current automation type
Start+Shift+B Clear special - Clear clip gain
Ctrl+A Select all
Alt+Shift+5 Selection - Change timeline to match edit
Alt+Shift+6 Selection - Change edit to match timeline
Alt+[ Selection - Play edit
Alt+] Selection - Play timeline
Ctrl+D Duplicate
Alt+R Repeat...
Alt+H Shift...
Ctrl+Shift+E Insert silence
Ctrl+T Trim clip - To selection
Alt+Shift+7 Trim clip - Start to selection
Alt+Shift+8 Trim clip - End to selection
Ctrl+E Separate clip - At selection
Ctrl+H Heal separation
Alt+Shift+3 Consolidate clip
Ctrl+M Mute clips
Ctrl+U Strip silence
Alt+Shift+U TCE edit to timeline selection
Ctrl+Alt+H Automation - Copy to send...
Ctrl+Alt+T Automation - Thin
Ctrl / Automation - Write to current
Ctrl+Alt / Automation - Write to all enabled
Ctrl+Shift / Automation - Trim to current
Ctrl+Alt+Shift / Automation - Trim to all enabled
Alt / Automation - Glide to current
Alt+Shift / Automation - Glide to all enabled
Ctrl+F Fades - Create...
Alt+D Fades - Fade to start
Alt+G Fades - Fade to end

Clip Menu

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Ctrl+L Edit lock/unlock
Alt+Start+L Time lock/unlock
Alt+Shift+B Send to back
Alt+Shift+F Bring to front
Ctrl+Alt+Start+NumPad+0 Rating - None
Ctrl+Alt+Start+NumPad+1..5 Rating - 1..5
Ctrl+Alt+G Group
Ctrl+Alt+U Ungroup
Ctrl+Alt+R Regroup
Ctrl+Alt+L Loop...
Ctrl+R Capture...
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R Rename...
Ctrl+, Identify/Remove sync point
Ctrl+0(zero) Quantize to grid
Alt+NumPad+5 Elastic properties

Misc.

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Shift+Space Half-speed playback
Ctrl+Shift+Space,Shift+F12 Half-speed record

Numeric Keypad Shortcuts

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
NumPad+0 Play/Stop
NumPad+1 Rewind
NumPad+2 Fast-Forward
NumPad+3 Record
NumPad+4 Loop Playback toggle
NumPad+5 Loop Record toggle
NumPad+6 Quick Punch toggle
NumPad+7 Metronome toggle
NumPad+8 Countoff toggle
NumPad+9 MIDI Merge
NumPad+Enter Add Memory Location
NumPad+* Main Counter Select
NumPad / Selection Counter Select
NumPad++ Nudge Forward
NumPad+- Nudge Backward
Ctrl+NumPad+1 Transport
Ctrl+NumPad+2 Session Setup
Ctrl+NumPad+3 Main Counter
Ctrl+NumPad+4 Automation Enable
Ctrl+NumPad+5 Memory Locations
Ctrl+NumPad+6 Machine Track Arming
Ctrl+NumPad+7 Video Universe
Ctrl+NumPad+8 Beat Detective
Ctrl+NumPad+9 Video
Alt+NumPad+0 Quantize (in Event Operations window)
Alt+NumPad+1 Time Operations
Alt+NumPad+2 Tempo Operations
Alt+NumPad+3 Event Operations
Alt+NumPad+4 Real-Time Properties
Alt+NumPad+5 Elastic Properties
Shift+NumPad / Link Timeline and Edit Selection
NumPad+.+(Number)+. Recall Memory Location
NumPad+.++ Add Windows Configuration
NumPad+.+(Number)++ Add Windows Configuration (specific number)
NumPad+.+(Number)+* Recall Windows Configuration

File Menu

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Ctrl+N New session...
Ctrl+O Open session...
Ctrl+Shift+O Open recent
Ctrl+Shift+W Close session
Ctrl+S Save
Ctrl+Alt+B Bounce to - Disk...
Alt+Shift+I Import - Session data...
Ctrl+Shift+I Import - Audio...
Ctrl+Alt+I Import - MIDI...
Ctrl+Alt+Shift+I Import - Video...
Ctrl+P Print score...
Ctrl+Q Exit

Event Menu

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Alt+NumPad+1 Time operations - Time operations window
Alt+NumPad+2 Tempo operations - Tempo operations window
Alt+NumPad+3 Event operations - Event operations window
Alt+0(zero) Event operations - Quantize...
Alt+P Event operations - Change duration...
Alt+T Event operations - Transpose...
Alt+Y Event operations - Select/split notes...
Alt+NumPad+4 MIDI real-time properties
Ctrl+NumPad+8 Beat detective
Ctrl+I Identify beat...
Ctrl+Shift+. All MIDI notes off

Window Menu

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Ctrl+Alt+J Configurations - Window configuration list
Ctrl+Alt+Start+W Hide all floating windows
Ctrl+W Close window
Ctrl+= Mix
Start+= MIDI editor
Alt+Start+= Score editor
Alt+= MIDI event list
Alt+N MIDI editors - Bring to front
Alt+Shift+N MIDI editors - Send to back
Alt+' Task manager
Alt+; Workspace
Alt+O Project
Alt+J Browsers - Bring to front
Alt+Shift+J Browsers - Send to back
Ctrl+NumPad+1 Transport
Ctrl+NumPad+3 Big counter
Ctrl+NumPad+4 Automation
Ctrl+NumPad+5 Memory locations
Ctrl+NumPad+7 Video universe
Ctrl+NumPad+9 Video