136 Shortcuts for Ableton Live 9

Jump to: Showing and Hiding Results, Adjusting Values, Browsing, Transport, Editing, Loop Brace and Start/End Markers, Session view Ctrls, Arrangement View Ctrls, Ctrls for Tracks, Ctrls for Breakpoint Envelopes, Key/Mini Map Mode and the Computer Keyboard, Zooming, Display and Selection, Clip view Sample Display, Clip View MIDI Editor, Grid Snapping And Drawing, Global Quantization, Working with Sets and the Program, Working with Plug-Ins and Devices

1. Showing and Hiding Results

F11

Toggle Full Screen Mode

Ctrl+Shift+W

Toggle Second Window

Tab

Toggle Session/Arrangement
View

Shift+Tab/F12

Toggle Device/Clip View

Ctrl+Alt+L/Shift+F12

Hide/Show Detail View

Q

Toggle Hot-Swap Mode

D

Toggle Drum
Rack/last-selected Pad

Shift+?

Hide/Show Info View

Ctrl+Alt+B

Hide/Show Browser

Ctrl+Alt+O

Hide/Show Overview

Ctrl+Alt+I

Hide/Show In/Out

Ctrl+Alt+S

Hide/Show Sends

Ctrl+Alt+M

Hide/Show Mixer

Ctrl+,

Open the Preferences

Esc

Close Window/Dialog

2. Adjusting Values

Arrow Up/Arrow Down

Decrement/Increment

Ctrl

Finer Resolution for Dragging

Delete

Return to Default

0......9

Type in Value

.+,

Go to Next Field

Esc

Abort Value Entry

Enter

Confirm Value Entry

3. Browsing

Arrow Up/Arrow Down

Scroll Down/Up

Right and left arrow

Close/Open Folders

Enter

Load Selected Item from
Browser

Shift+Enter

Preview Selected File

Ctrl+F

Search in Browser

Down arrow

Jump to Search Results

4. Transport

Space

Play from Start Marker/Stop

Shift+Space

Continue Play from Stop
Point

Space

Play Arrangement View
Selection

Home

Move Insert Marker to
Beginning

F9

Record

F10

Back to Arrangement

F1......F8

Activate/Deactivate Track
1......8

5. Editing

Ctrl+X

Copy

Ctrl+C

Cut

Ctrl+V

Paste

Ctrl+D

Duplicate

Delete

Delete

Ctrl+Z

Undo

Ctrl+Y

Redo

Ctrl+R

Rename

Ctrl+A

Select all

6. Loop Brace and Start/End Markers

Shift+click

Move Start Marker to
Position

Right and left arrow

Nudge Loop Left/Right

Up & Down Arrows

Move Loop By Loop Length

Ctrl+Up and Down arrow

Halve/Double Loop Length

Ctrl+Right and Left arrow

Shorten/Lengthen Loop

Ctrl+Shift+L

Select Material in Loop

7. Session view Ctrls

Enter

Launch Selected Clip/Slot

Arrow Keys

Select Neighboring Clip/Slot

Ctrl+A

Select all Clips/Slots

Ctrl+Drag

Copy Clips

Ctrl+E

Add/Remove Stop Button

Ctrl+Shift+M

Insert MIDI clip

Ctrl+I

Insert Scene

Ctrl+Shift+I

Insert Captured Scene

Ctrl+Up & down arrow

Move Nonadjacent Scenes
Without Collapsing

Ctrl

Drop Browser Clips as a
Scene

8. Arrangement View Ctrls

Ctrl+E

Split Clip at Selection

Ctrl+J

Consolidate Selection into
Clip

Ctrl+Alt+F

Create Fade/Crossfade

Ctrl+L

Loop Selection

Ctrl+I

Insert Silence

Ctrl+Alt

Pan Left/Right of Selection

Alt Unfold button

Unfold all Tracks

Ctrl+Shift+F

Scroll Display to Follow
Playback

9. Ctrls for Tracks

Ctrl+T

Insert Audio Track

Ctrl+Shift+T

Insert MIDI Track

Ctrl+Alt+T

Insert Return Track

Ctrl+R

Rename Selected Track

Tab

While Renaming, Go to next
Track

Ctrl+G

Group Selected Tracks

Ctrl+Shift+G

Ungroup Tracks

+

Show Grouped Tracks

-

Hide Grouped Tracks

Ctrl+Arrow Keys

Move Nonadjacent Tracks
Without Collapsing

Ctrl Click

Arm/Solo Multiple Tracks

Enter

Add Device from Browser

10. Ctrls for Breakpoint Envelopes

Ctrl

Finer Resolution for Dragging

Shift

Enable Dragging Over
Breakpoints

Alt

Create Curved Automation
Segment

11. Key/Mini Map Mode and the Computer Keyboard

Ctrl+M

Toggle MIDI Map Mode

Ctrl+K

Toggle Key Map Mode

Ctrl+Shift+K

Computer MIDI Keyboard

12. Zooming, Display and Selection

+

Zoom in

-

Zoom out

Shift

Drag/Click to Append to a
Selection

Shift

Click to Add Adjacent
Clips/Tracks/Scenes to
Multi-Selection

Ctrl

Click to Add Nonadjacent
Clips/Tracks/Scenes to a
Multi-Selection

Ctrl+Shift+F

Follow (Auto-Scroll)

Ctrl+Alt

Pan Left/Right of Selection

13. Clip view Sample Display

Ctrl+U

Quantize

Ctrl+Shift+U

Quantize Settings

Right & left arrow

Move Selected Warp Marker

Ctrl+I

Insert Warp Marker

Ctrl+ Right and left arrow

Select Warp Marker

Ctrl+Shift+F

Scroll Display to Follow
Playback

Shift+Right & left arrow

Move Clip Region with Start
Marker

14. Clip View MIDI Editor

Ctrl+U

Quantize

Ctrl+Shift+U

Quantize Settings

Page Up/Page Down

Scroll Editor Vertically

Ctrl+ Ppage up/Ctrl+Page Down

Scroll Editor Horizontally

Ctrl drag

Copy Notes

Alt drag

Change Velocity From Note
Editor

Home

Move Insert Marker to
Beginning

End

Move Insert Marker to End

Ctrl+Shift+F

Scroll Display to Follow
Playback

Shift+Right and left arrow

Move Clip Region with Start
Marker

15. Grid Snapping And Drawing

B

Toggle Draw Mode

Ctrl+1

Narrow Grid

Ctrl+2

Widen Grid

Ctrl+3

Triplet Grid

Ctrl+4

Snap to Grid

Ctrl+5

Fixed/Zoom-Adaptive Grid

Alt

Bypass Snapping While
Dragging

16. Global Quantization

Ctrl+6

Sixteenth-Note Quantization

Ctrl+7

Eighth-Note Quantization

Ctrl+8

Quarter-Note Quantization

Ctrl+9

1-Bar Quantization

Ctrl+0

Quantization Off

17. Working with Sets and the Program

Ctrl+N

New Live Set

Ctrl+O

Open Live Set

Ctrl+S

Save Live Set

Ctrl+Shift+S

Save Live Set As...

Ctrl+Q

Quit Live

Ctrl+H

Hide Live

Ctrl+Shift+R

Export Audio/Video

Ctrl+Shift+E

Export MIDI file

18. Working with Plug-Ins and Devices

Ctrl+Alt+P

Show/Hide Plug-In Windows

Ctrl

Open Second/Multiple
Windows with Plug-In Edit
Button

Ctrl+G

Group/Ungroup Devices

Alt Device avtivator

Activate/Deactivate All
Devices in Group

Shift

Click to Append Devices to a
Selected Device

Enter

Load Selected Device From
Browser

Created by Chirag on 8/4/2017. Last updated by guest on 8/4/2017

 

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