Keyboard Shortcuts

All frequently used actions are available via specific shortcut keys. For convenience, those most used for playback are available from the numeric keypad.

Playback (in the play view)

While in the play view, you can use the following shortcuts:

  • / Skip to previous cue
  • * Skip to next cue
  • - Volume down
  • + Volume up
  • ENTER Play/Pause
  • . Return to cue
  • 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 + ENTER Numbers: type a shortcut, then terminate with ENTER (see below)


Image: Numeric Shortcuts for controlling playback


  • ARROW LEFT Seek backward
  • ARROW RIGHT Seek forward
  • ARROW UP Skip to previous cue
  • ARROW DOWN Skip to next cue

Cue navigation with mnemonics

  • By directly entering the shortcut key combination (shown with pale background), terminated by ENTER, you can navigate directly to the respective cue.
  • By hitting the ENTER key again, playback will start.


Image: Using a keyboard mnemonic to invoke a cue

Playback + Editing (in the edit view)

While in the edit view, you can control playback in the same way as in the play view, but in combination with the CTRL modifier key:

  • CTRL+/ Skip to previous cue
  • CTRL+* Skip to next cue
  • CTRL+- Volume down
  • CTRL++ Volume up
  • CTRL+ENTER Play/Pause
  • CTRL+. Return to cue
  • CTRL+ 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 + CTRL+ENTER Numbers: type a shortcut, then terminate with ENTER.
  • CTRL+ARROW LEFT Seek backward
  • CTRL+ARROW RIGHT Seek forward
  • CTRL+ARROW UP Skip to previous cue
  • CTRL+ARROW DOWN Skip to next cue

Additionally the following edit-specific shortcuts are available:

  • INSERT Creates a new cue at the current position
  • SHIFT+INSERT Updates the time of the currently selected cue to the current position
  • ENTER starts and ends editing text field (denoted by a icon). ESC cancels the edit.
  • In the cue time input box, ARROW UP and ARROW DOWN update the cue time

Application shortcuts

  • F1 shows the about view
  • F2 shows the edit view
  • F3 shows the play view
  • F4 shows the set list view
  • CTRL+S saves the compilation in the current state
  • CTRL+X discards the current compilation