Mouse and Key Commands

Note: To modify the commands associated with particular keys, use the Settings dialog (Settings menu, Key Commands tab).

Visual view of most often used keys 


Go to the beginning of track or loop Home
Go to the end of track End
Go to previous Section Q
Go to next Section E
Go to previous Bar A
Go to next Bar D
Go to previous Note Z
Go to next Note C
Nudge playhead backward V
Nudge playhead forward B


Play/Pause Audio spacebar
Play from last position ,
Set play from last position .

View Area

Zoom In/Out with mouse-wheel mouse-wheel or magic-mouse-swipe-up-down
Zoom In
Zoom Out
Scroll using mouse-wheel Shift+mouse-wheel
"Grab"/Scroll using mouse Shift+Ctrl+left-click_drag
Scroll Left
Scroll Right


Add Marker Alt+click
Add Note Marker at play-head N
Edit Marker(s) value and color double-click
Move all markers to right of mouse Ctrl+Alt+drag-between-markers
Move just selected markers to the right Ctrl+Alt+drag-middle-of-marker
Toggle selected state Shift+click-marker
Select markers between last clicked marker Shift+click-marker
Temporarily disable snapping Shift+while dragging marker
Copy selected marker(s) Ctrl/Cmd+C
Cut selected marker(s) Ctrl/Cmd+X
Deleted selected marker(s) Ctrl/Cmd+D
Select all markers in track Ctrl/Cmd+A


Create Region with mouse
  • Click and drag in the top-half of the Bars track
  • Click and drag in the bottom-quarter of the Wave View
  • Shift+(Click and drag in the Wave View)
Toggle Loop Section W
Toggle Loop Bar S
Toggle Loop between Notes X
Toggle Looping L
Move loop to the left F
Move loop to the right G
Disable Looping with mouse double-click loop bar
Move start of loop to next/previous Section Shift+Q / Ctrl+Shift+Q
Move start of loop to next/previous Note marker Shift+A / Ctrl+Shift+A
Move start of loop to next/previous Bar Shift+Z / Ctrl+Shift+Z
Move end of loop to next/previous Section Shift+E / Ctrl+Shift+E
Move end of loop to next/previous Note marker Shift+D / Ctrl+Shift+D
Move end of loop to next/previous Bar Shift+C / Ctrl+Shift+C

​View Components

Show/hide Sections Track Ctrl+Alt+S
Show/hide Chords Track Ctrl+Alt+C
Show/hide Notes Track Ctrl+Alt+N
Show/hide Time Signature Track Ctrl+Alt+T
Show/hide Side Panel Ctrl+Alt+P
Show/hide Bottom Panel Ctrl+Alt+B

In Bars Track Edit Mode

Move all bar lines click-and-drag-any-bar line
Move just one bar line Shift+click-and-drag-any-bar
Move bar and all bar lines to its right Ctrl+Alt+click-and-drag-any-bar


Set playback speed to 1, 0.75, 0.5, 0.25 1, 2, 3, 4
Toogle Metronome M
Save Song Ctrl/Cmd+S
Open Song Ctrl/Cmd+O
Load Audio File Ctrl/Cmd+N
Undo Ctrl/Cmd+Z
Redo Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+Z
Show Settings Dialog Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+S
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