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Cheatography

Cubase Pro 9 (macOS) Keyboard Shortcuts (DRAFT) by

⌘ = Command, ⌥ = Option, ⌃ = Control, ⇧ = Shift, ⌫ = Delete, ⏎ = Return, ⎋ = Escape, ⇥ = Tab

This is a draft cheat sheet. It is a work in progress and is not finished yet.

Commonly Used

Quantize
Q
Use Metronome (Count)
C
Mute
M
Solo
S
Record
numpad *
Copy
⌥ left click and drag
Zoom In
H
Zoom In Vertically
⇧H
Zoom Out
G
Zoom Out Vertically
⇧G
Zoom Full
⇧F
Moment­arily Switch to Draw Tool
⌥ on MIDI roll
Open MediaBay
F5
Mixer
F3
Panel (Transport panel)
F2
Key Editor
Fn (manual mapping)

Tool

Draw Tool
8
Drumstick Tool
0
Erase Tool
5
Glue Tool
4
Mute Tool
7
Next Tool
F10
Play Tool
9
Previous Tool
F9
Range Tool
2
Select Tool
1
Split Tool
3
Zoom Tool
6

Zoom

Zoom Full
⇧F
Zoom In
H
Zoom In Tracks
⌘↓
Zoom In Vertically
⇧H
Zoom Out
G
Zoom Out Tracks
⌘↑
Zoom Out Vertically
⇧G
Zoom to Event
⇧E
Zoom to Selection
⌥S
Zoom Tracks Exclusive
⌘⌥↓

TrackV­ersions

Duplicate Version
⌘⇧D
New Version
⌘⇧N
Next Version
⌘⇧H
Previous Version
⌘⇧G

Set Insert Length

1/1
⌥1
1/2
⌥2
1/4
⌥3
1/8
⌥4
1/16
⌥5
1/32
⌥6
1/64
⌥7
1/128
⌥8
Toggle Dotted
⌥.
Toggle Triplet
⌥,

Audio

Adjust Fades to Range
A
Auto-Grid
⇧Q
Crossfade
X

Automation

Open Panel
F6
Read Automation for All Tracks On/Off
⌥R
Write Automation for All Tracks On/Off
⌥W

Window Zones

Show/Hide Left Zone
⌘⌥L or ⌥I
Show/Hide Right Zone
⌘⌥R
Show/Hide Lower Zone
⌘⌥E
Show/Hide Transport Zone
⌘⌥T
Show Previous Tab
⌘⌥←
Show Next Tab
⌘⌥→
Show Previous Page
⌘⌥⇧← or ⌘⌥-⇧↑
Show Next Page
⌘⌥⇧→ or ⌘⌥⇧↓
Show/Hide Info Line
⌘I
Show/Hide Overview
⌥O

Devices

MixConsole Lower Zone
⌥F3
Mixer
F3
Video
F8
Virtual Keyboard
⌥K
VST Connec­tions
F4
VST Instru­ments
F11
VST Perfor­mance
F12

Workspaces

New
⌘ numpad 0
No Workspace
⌥ numpad 0
Update Workspace
⌥U
Workspace 1-9
⌥ numpad 1-9
Workspace X
⌘⌥ numpad 0
 

Edit

Activa­te/­Dea­ctivate Focused Object
⌥A
Auto-S­croll On/Off
F
Copy
⌘C
Cut
⌘X
Cut Time
⌘⇧X
Delete
⌫ (delete) or ⌦ (delete)
Delete Time
⇧⌫ (delete)
Duplicate
⌘D
Expand­/Reduce
⌥E
Find Track/­Channel
⌘F
Group
⌘G
Group Editing on Selected Tracks On/Off
K
Insert Silence
⌘⇧E
Invert
⌥F
Left Selection Side to Cursor
E
Lock
⌘⇧L
Move to Cursor
⌘L
Move to Front (Uncover)
U
Mute
M
Mute Events
⇧M
Mute/U­nmute Objects
⌥M
Open
⌘E
Paste
⌘V
Paste at Origin
⌥V
Paste Relative to Cursor
⇧V
Paste Time
⌘⇧V
Primary Parameter: Decrease
⌘⇧↓
Primary Parameter: Increase
⌘⇧↑
Record Enable
R
Redo
⌘⇧Z
Repeat
⌘K
Right Selection Side to Cursor
D
Secondary Parameter: Decrease
⌘⇧←
Secondary Parameter: Increase
⌘⇧→
Select All
⌘A
Select None
⌘⇧ A
Snap On/Off
J
Solo
S
Split At Cursor
⌥X
Split Range
⇧X
Stationary Cursor
⌥C
Undo
⌘Z
Ungroup
⌘U
Unlock
⌘⇧U
Unmute Events
⇧U
Write
W

Chords

Chord Pads
⌘⇧C

Editors

Edit In-Place
⌘⇧I
Open Score Editor
⌘R
Open/Close Editor
⏎ (return)

File

Close
⌘W
New
⌘N
Open
⌘O
Quit
⌘Q
Save
⌘S
Save As
⌘⇧S
Save New Version
⌘⌥S

MIDI

Show/Hide Controller Lanes
⌥L

MixConsole History

Undo MixConsole Step
⌥Z
Redo MixConsole Step
⌥⇧Z

Nudge

End Left
⌥⇧ Left Arrow
End Right
⌥⇧→
Left
⌘←
Right
⌘→
Start Left
⌥←
Start Right
⌥→

Quantize

Quantize
Q

Windows

Inline: Key Commands
⇧F4
Inline: Settings
⇧F3
Inline: View Layout
⇧F2
 

Transport

Activate Punch In
I
Activate Punch Out
O
Cycle
numpad /
Enter Left Locator
⇧L
Enter Project Cursor Position
⇧P
Enter Punch In Position
⇧I
Enter Punch Out Position
⇧O
Enter Right Locator
⇧R
Enter Tempo
⇧T
Enter Time Signature
⇧C
Exchange Time Formats
.
Fast Forward
⇧ numpad +
Fast Rewind
⇧ numpad -
Forward
numpad +
Go to Left Locator
numpad 1
Go to Project Start
numpad . or numpad , or numpad ;
Go to Right Locator
numpad 2
Locate Next Event
N
Locate Next Hitpoint
⌥N
Locate Next Marker
⇧N
Locate Previous Event
B
Locate Previous Hitpoint
⌥B
Locate Previous Marker
⇧B
Locate Selection Start
L
Locators to Selection
P
Loop Selection
⌥P
Nudge Cursor Left
⌘ numpad -
Nudge Cursor Right
⌘ numpad +
Panel (Transport panel)
F2
Play Selection Range
⌥ spacebar
Recall Cycle Marker 1 to 9
⇧ numpad 1 to 9
Record
numpad *
Retros­pective MIDI Record
⇧ numpad *
Rewind
numpad -
Set Left Locator to Project Cursor Position
⌘ numpad 1
Set Locators to Selection Range
P
Set Marker 1
⌘1
Set Marker 2
⌘2
Set Marker 3 to 9
⌘ numpad 3 to 9 or ⌘ 3 to 9
Set Right Locator to Project Cursor Position
⌘ numpad 2
Start
⏎ (return)
Start/Stop
spacebar
Stop
numpad 0
To Marker 1
⇧1
To Marker 2
⇧2
To Marker 3 to 9
numpad 3 to 9 or ⇧3 to 9
Use External Synchr­oni­zation
⌥⇧T
Use Metronome
C
Use Tempo Track
T

Navigate

Add Down: Expand­/Undo selection in the Project window to the bottom/ Move selected event in the Key Editor down 1 octave
⇧↓
Add Left: Expand­/Undo selection in the Project window/Key Editor to the left
⇧←
Add Right: Expand­/Undo selection in the Project window/Key Editor to the right
⇧→
Add Up: Expand­/Undo selection in the Project window to the top/Move selected event in the Key Editor up one octave
⇧↑
Bott­om: Select bottom track in the track list
↘ (end)
Down: Select next in the Project window­/Move selected event in the Key Editor one semitone down
Left: Select next in the Project window/Key Editor
Right: Select next in the Project window/Key Editor
Toggle Selection
⌘ spacebar
Top: Select top track in the track list
↖ (home)
Up: Select next in the Project window/ Move selected event in the Key Editor one semitone up

Project

Open Browser
⌘B
Open Markers
⌘M
Open Pool
⌘P
Open Tempo Track
⌘T
Remove Selected Tracks
⇧⌫ (delete)
Setup
⇧S

Media

Open MediaBay
F5
Preview Cycle On/Off
⇧ numpad /
Preview Start
⇧⏎ (return)
Preview Stop
⇧ numpad 0
Search MediaBay
⇧F5
Toggle Attribute Inspector
⌘⌥ numpad 6
Toggle Filters
⌘⌥ numpad 5
Toggle Location Tree
⌘⌥ numpad 4
Toggle Locations
⌘⌥ numpad 8
Toggle Previewer
⌘⌥ numpad 2