[ardour-users] keybindings and easter eggs
derek at x-i.net
Sat Nov 13 04:43:32 PST 2004
Yesterday I sat in a great demo/workshop from Paul Davis and Gerard van
Dongen at the DEAF Festival in Rotterdam. One of the best bits of
information I got out of it were the various keybinding Easter eggs
which may or may not be documented in the "ardour.rc". I think it would
be good to make a complete "cheatsheet" of these various commands,
because I can imagine that even experienced users aren't aware of all of
them, espc the undocumented ones.
What follows is an untested list from my notes yesterday. Feel free to
correct and add to it. I use square brackets to indicate keys.
[left arrow] / [right arrow]: moves between track markers
[ctrl] + [a]: move to beginning
[ctrl] + [n]: move to end
OBJECT MOUSE MODE
[ctrl] + mouse trim: moves waveform inside of region
[crtl] + drag: makes a copy of the region
[ctrl] + middle click: zoom to whole session
[select] + [s]: split
[select] + [a]: align to edithead (relative w/ mult. regions)
mouse point + [p]: position playhead
mouse point + [e]: position edithead
left click in trim bar: point trim from left
right click in trim bar: point trim from right
middle click in region: mutes region (w/o indication on the mute button!!!)
[meta] + drag region: time constrained vertical move between tracks
RANGE MOUSE MODE
right click: more options
[shift] + range: multiple ranges
[ctrl] + drag automation: moves (selected) automation (b/tw tracks?)
[ctrl] + drag loop: moves (selected) loops points together
[meta] + drag automation: time constrained level adjustment
[shift] + [meta] + drag automation: level constrained time adjustment
(REGION) GAIN MOUSE MODE
[ctrl] + drag: move automation envelope (?)
drag select: show control points
Thanks Paul and Gerard!
I am sure I forgot some, or that Paul and Gerard also forgot some ;-)
Also, there are some keypad bindings which I didn't write down.
Of course, there are more in ardour.rc, but it would be good to have
them all in one place. Some WIKKI somewhere, maybe?
derek holzer ::: http://www.umatic.nl
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