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Composer

General

  • Alt + F4 - close Composer
  • Ctrl + P - preferences
  • Ctrl + Z - undo
  • Ctrl + Shift + Z | Ctrl + Y' - redo

File

  • Ctrl + O - open document
  • Ctrl + S - save document
  • Ctrl + Shift + S - save document as
  • Ctrl + Alt + Shift + S - save document with incrementing the index embedded in its name
  • Ctrl + W | Ctrl + F4 - close document
  • Ctrl + Shift + W - close all documents
  • Ctrl + E - document properties
  • Ctrl + Shift + F - search file (jump to the search field of the File Browser)

View

  • F8 - jump to the active document
  • Ctrl + F8 - jump to the currently running document
  • F9 - bring all fullscreen outputs to the front
  • Esc while focus is on the document area - close all browser panels
  • Esc while focus is on any panel - put focus back to the document area
  • Ctrl + Q - close the focused panel
  • Tab - hide / show all panels
  • Shift + Tab - maximize / reset the focused panel
  • Ctrl + Tab, Ctrl + Shift + Tab - switching between tabs in the focused window
  • F1 - switch to the Flow Editor
  • F2 - circular switching among the Control Boards
  • F3 - switch to the TEST level
  • Alt + 1 .. 9 - switch to the Control Board with the given index
  • Shift + 1 .. 9 - create a bookmark with the given index for the current view
  • Ctrl + Shift + Alt + 1 .. 9 - delete the bookmark with the given index
  • Ctrl + 1 .. 9 - switch to the bookmark with the given index

Flow Editor

  • Drag mouse with middle button down - pan the view
  • Ctrl + Drag mouse with middle button down - pan the view on using a minified map
  • Mouse wheel - zooming the view
  • Ctrl + NumPad0 - set the default zoom
  • Ctrl + NumPad+ - magnify the view
  • Ctrl + NumPad- - minify the view
  • Ctrl + A - select all modules in the current view
  • Ctrl + D - deselect all
  • Ctrl + F - open the Search Panel in Local mode
  • Shift + F - open the Search Panel in Global mode
  • Left click - select an individual module
  • Ctrl + Left click - add / remove a module from the selection
  • Drag mouse with left button down from an empty area - select modules within a rectangular area
  • Shift + Drag mouse with left button down from an empty area - add modules within a rectangular area to the selection
  • Ctrl + Drag mouse with left button down from an empty area - add/remove modules within a rectangular area from the selection
  • Ctrl + Shift + Drag mouse with left button down from an empty area - cut connections crossed by the dragged line
  • Shift + Move module - move module with snapping to the other modules
  • Insert | Ctrl + Left double-click on an empty area - insert module
  • Delete - delete selected modules
  • Ctrl + Delete - delete the selected single module while keeping the connections passed through it
  • Left double-click on a simple compund - enter compound
  • Left double-click on an empty area - leave compound
  • Alt + Left double-click on a linked compund - open compound for in-place editing and enter it
  • Alt + Left double-click on a shader - open shader in a new tab
  • Ctrl + G - pack selected modules into a compound while keeping their connections via adding exposions
  • Ctrl + Shift + G - unpack a compound while keeping its connections
  • Ctrl + K - lock position of a module on the screen - it will stay put when the view is panned
  • Ctrl + Shift + K - unlock position of a module
  • Ctrl + C - copy selected modules to the clipboard along with their internal connections
  • Ctrl + X - cut selected modules to the clipboard along with their internal connections
  • Ctrl + V - paste modules from the clipboard
  • Tab - hide / show all side panels

Search Panel

  • Tab - switch between search modes: Name, Index, Type, File
  • Ctrl + Tab - switch between Local and Global search mode
  • Letters/digits - typing in one or more search keywords.
  • Up/down arrow keys / PageUp/PageDown / Home/End - navigate in the search results list. The highlighted module moved to the center of the screen in the Flow Editor.
  • Right arrow key - mark the highlighted module
  • Left arrow key - unmark the highlighted module
  • Ctrl + Right arrow key - mark all modules in the search results list
  • Ctrl + Left arrow key - unmark all modules in the search results list
  • Ctrl + Shift + Right arrow key - invert all markings
  • Shift + Up/down arrow keys / PageUp/PageDown / Home/End - mark a range of the search results list
  • Enter - make the highlighted module or the marked modules selected in the Flow Editor.
  • Esc - close Search Panel

Control Board

  • Drag mouse with middle button down - pan the view
  • Ctrl + Drag mouse with middle button down - pan the view on using a minified map
  • Mouse wheel - zooming the view
  • Ctrl + NumPad0 - set the default zoom
  • Ctrl + NumPad+ - magnify the view
  • Ctrl + NumPad- - minify the view
  • Ctrl + A - select all modules in the current view
  • Ctrl + D - deselect all
  • Ctrl + Delete - remove selected modules from the Control Board (but they remain intact at their source location)
  • Pin Values / Dashboard panel (Property Editor)
  • Home, End, up/down arrow keys - step up/down between the properties
  • Left/right arrow keys - step the selected numeric property, +Shift 10x, +Ctrl 100x, +Ctrl+Shift 0.1x step
  • Space - Trigger: signaling, Logical and numeric: stepping
  • Enter - enter the edit box of the property

Numeric Editors

  • Drag mouse up/down with left button down - increasing / decreasing the numeric value, +Shift 10x, +Ctrl 100x, +Ctrl+Shift 0.1x speed. +Alt change the digit at the cursor
  • Up/down arrow keys - increasing / decreasing the numeric value, +Shift 10, +Ctrl 100, +Ctrl+Shift 0.1 step. +Alt change the digit at the cursor
  • Enter - apply the value entered and leave the edit box
  • Esc - cancel the value entered and leave the edit box
  • 3D Scene Editing

Camera Mover

Also, see Camera Mover Mouse Control.

In the output/preview selected for editing

  • S - selection mode on/off

Only in selection mode

  • Left click - select an individual object
  • Ctrl + Left click - add / remove an object from the selection
  • U - select the parent of the currently selected object
  • M - select the shader of the currently selected object
  • Ctrl + D - deselect all
  • Q - world mode on/off
  • W - translate mode
  • E - rotate mode
  • R - scale mode
  • P - pivot mode
  • X, Y, Z - restrict operations to the selected axis' on/off
  • C - only in pivot mode: puts pivot in the center of the object's bounding box
  • B - only in pivot mode: puts pivot in the bottom center of the object's bounding box

When dragging object handles

  • + Ctrl - snap to grid
  • + Shift - 0.1x speed
  • + Ctrl + Shift - 0.01x speed

Sequence / Curve Editor

General

  • Drag mouse with middle button down - horizontally: pan timeline, vertically: pan tracks
  • Shift + Drag mouse with middle button down - vertically over a track: pan track value range
  • Ctrl + Drag mouse with middle button down - horizontally: zoom timeline, vertically over a track: zoom track value range
  • Mouse wheel: roll tracks
  • Shift + Mouse wheel: over a track: roll track value range
  • Ctrl + Mouse wheel: over a track: zoom track value range
  • Ctrl + A - if a track group is selected: select all track groups; if a track is selected: select all tracks; if a part is selected: select all parts of the containing track; if a key is selected: select all keys of the containing part; if a marker is selected: select all markers
  • Ctrl + Shift + A - if a part is selected: select all parts of the entire sequence; if a key is selected: select all keys of the entire containing track
  • Ctrl + D - deselect all
  • A - if a track is selected: zoom the track to the value range of all the keys contained by the track; if a part or key is selected: zoom the track to the value range of the keys contained by the part
  • Shift + A - if a track, part, or key is selected: zoom the track to its default value range
  • Enter - Play/Stop; when stopped, playing position jumps back to cursor
  • Space - Play/Stop; when stopped, the cursor jumps to playing position
  • Ctrl + Space - Play/Pause
  • Alt + Home | B - move Loop Start to Cursor
  • Alt + End | N - move Loop End to Cursor
  • Ctrl + Home - move Cursor to Loop Start
  • Ctrl + End - move Cursor to Loop End
  • Home / End - move Cursor to the previous/next part boundary
  • Shift + Home / End - select previous/next part without moving the Cursor
  • PageUp / PageDown - move Cursor to the previous/next key and select that key
  • Ctrl + PageUp / PageDown - select previous / next key without moving the Cursor
  • Shift + PageUp / PageDown - move Cursor to the previous / next marker
  • Ctrl + Shift + PageUp / PageDown - select previous / next marker without moving the Cursor
  • Left/right arrow keys - if a part, key or marker is selected: step the selected object; otherwise: step Cursor. The step size depends on the current timeline zoom. Objects: +Shift 10x, +Ctrl 100x step; Cursor: +Shift small time ticks, +Ctrl large time ticks
  • Up/down arrow keys - if a key is selected: step the value of the key. The step size depends on the current value range zoom of the track. +Shift 10x, +Ctrl 100x step
  • S - Snap on/off
  • Shift + Drag an object - switch snapping temporarily to the opposite of the current Snap setting
  • Q - Quantize on/off
  • L - Looping on/off
  • F - Follow on/off
  • Ctrl + Alt + Shift + R - reset layout

Header (Timeline)

  • Drag mouse with left button down from an empty area - select objects within a time range
  • Shift + Drag mouse with left button down from an empty area - adding objects within a time range to the selection
  • Ctrl + Drag mouse with left button down from an empty area - set the loop range
  • Left double-click - move Cursor to the clicked position

Track Headers

  • Left click - select an individual track
  • Ctrl + Left click - add / remove track from the selection
  • Shift + Left click - select a range of tracks

Part Editing

  • Right Click - select an individual part
  • Ctrl + Right click - add / remove part from the selection
  • Drag mouse with right button down from an empty area - select parts within a rectangular area
  • Shift + Drag mouse with right button down from an empty area - add parts within a rectangular area to the selection
  • Ctrl + Drag mouse with right button down from an empty area - add/remove parts within a rectangular area from the selection
  • Alt + Right click - insert a part at the mouse position
  • Drag the boundary of a part with right button down - resize part while keeping the positions of its keys
  • Shift + Drag the boundary of a part with right button down - resize part while stretching the positions of its keys
  • Ctrl + Drag the boundary of a part with right button down - resize part while shifting the positions of its keys
  • Delete - delete selected parts
  • Alt + PageUp / PageDown - if a single part is selected: move the starting / ending boundary of the part to the Cursor
  • T - split selected parts at Cursor
  • Shift + T - join selected parts
  • Ctrl + C - copy selected parts to the Clipboard
  • Ctrl + X - cut selected parts to the Clipboard
  • Ctrl + V - paste parts from the Clipboard at the mouse position

Key Editing

  • Left click - select an individual key
  • Ctrl + Left click - add / remove a key from the selection
  • Drag mouse with left button down from an empty area - select keys within a rectangular area
  • Shift + Drag mouse with left button down from an empty area - add keys within a rectangular area to the selection
  • Ctrl + Drag mouse with left button down from an empty area - add/remove keys within a rectangular area from the selection
  • Alt + Left click - insert a key to the curve under the mouse at the mouse position
  • Alt + Ctrl + Bal mouse click - insert keys to all the curves of the part at the mouse position
  • Drag a key with left button - move the key both horizontally and vertically
  • Shift + Drag a key with left button - move the key only horizontally or vertically depending on the direction of the first move
  • Left double-click on a numeric key - select the key and put focus on its value editor box
  • Left double-click on a color key - select the key and show the color selector dialog
  • Left double-click on a logical key - select the key and toggle its value
  • Shift + Left double-click on a key - move Cursor to the key
  • Insert - insert keys to all the curves within the selected tracks to Cursor when sequencer is stopped, or to the playing position when sequencer is running
  • Delete - delete selected keys
  • Ctrl + C - copy selected keys to the Clipboard
  • Ctrl + X - cut selected keys to the Clipboard
  • Ctrl + V - paste keys from the Clipboard at the mouse position

Marker Editing

  • Left click - select an individual marker
  • Ctrl + Left click - add / remove a marker from the selection
  • Alt + Left click on the timeline - insert a marker at the mouse position
  • Left double-click on a marker - select the marker and put focus on its text editor box
  • Delete - delete selected markers
  • Insert - if no selection, insert a marker to Cursor when sequencer is stopped, or to the playing position when sequencer is running
  • Ctrl + C - copy selected markers to the Clipboard
  • Ctrl + X - cut selected markers to the Clipboard
  • Ctrl + V - paste markers from the Clipboard at the mouse position

Performer

General

  • Esc - close all temporary panels
  • Ctrl + F - search file (jump to the search field of the File Browser)
  • Ctrl + Shift + F - search settings file (display Settings panel and jump to the search field of the File Browser)
  • Ctrl + S - save a snapshot to the last location
  • Ctrl + Shift + S - make auto snapshot
  • F12 - switch between mouse and touch mode

Mapping

General

  • Ctrl + A - select all vertices
  • Ctrl + D - deselect all
  • Arrow keys - move selected vertex; +Shift 10x, +Ctrl 100x, +Ctrl+Shift 0.1x speed
  • Delete - delete selected vertices
  • Ctrl + C - copy positions of the selected vertices to the Clipboard
  • Ctrl + V - override positions of the selected vertices from the Clipboard
  • Ctrl + Z - Undo
  • Ctrl + Shift + Z / Ctrl + Y - Redo
  • Ctrl + Enter - Keyboard Editing on/off

Keyboard Editing

  • Numpad 0 - circular switching among slices
  • Enter - circular switching among phases: SourceRect, Mask, SourceGrid, TargetGrid, TargetKeystones
  • Numpad / - circular switching among moving mode: move, rotate, uniscale, scale
  • Home, End, PageUp, PageDown - put selection to a neighbor vertex
  • Numpad * - select all vertices
  • Numpad 5 - switch the permanent displaying of the selection marker on/off
  • Arrow keys - move / rotate / scale the selected vertices, depending on the current mode; +Shift 10x, +Ctrl 100x, +Ctrl+Shift 0.1x speed
  • Numpad + - Undo
  • Numpad - - Redo

Watchdog

These shortcuts work even when Watchdog is not the focused application

Watched application can be: Performer, Exhibitor, Server

  • Alt + NumPad 0 - kill watched application
  • Ctrl + NumPad 0 - kill watched application and restart it with the latest auto snapshot
  • Ctrl + NumPad 1 .. 9 - kill watched application and restart it with the auto snapshot with the given index backwards in time
  • Ctrl + NumPad . - kill watched application and restart it with the special snapshot specified in the application
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