216 Shortcuts for Soundforge (Windows)  [edit]

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minusplus1. Project File Shortcuts
Ctrl+N Create a new data window
Ctrl+Shift+N Create a new data window without displaying the New Window dialog
Ctrl+O Open a sound file or project
Ctrl+S Save modified sound data back to the file
Alt+Enter Display File Properties window
Ctrl+W Close the active data window
Alt+F4 Exit Sound Forge

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minusplus2. Magnification and View
Alt+0 Set input focus to the waveform display in the active window
Alt+1 Show/set input focus to the Explorer window
Alt+2 Show/set input focus to the File Properties window
Alt+3 Show/set input focus to the Video Preview window
Alt+4 Show/set input focus to the Time Display window
Alt+5 Show/set input focus to the Channel Meters window
Alt+6 Show/set input focus to the Loudness Meters window
Alt+7 Show/set input focus to the Hardware Meters window
Alt+8 Show/set input focus to the Undo/Redo History window
Alt+9 Show/set input focus to the Spectrum Analysis window
Ctrl+Alt+0 Show/set input focus to the Plug-In Chain window
Ctrl+Alt+1 Show/set input focus to the Plug-In Manager window
Ctrl+Alt+2 Show/set input focus to the Keyboard window
Ctrl+Alt+3 Show/set input focus to the Script Editor window
Ctrl+Alt+4 Show/set input focus to the Loop Tuner window
Ctrl+Alt+5 Show/set input focus to the Record Options window
Ctrl+Alt+Mthen0 Show/set input focus to the Regions List
Ctrl+Alt+Mthen1 Show/set input focus to the Playlist/Cutlist window
Ctrl+Alt+Mthen2 Show/set input focus to the Track List window
Ctrl+Alt+Mthen3 Show/set input focus to the ACID Properties window
Ctrl+Alt+Mthen4 Show/set input focus to the Broadcast Wave window
Ctrl+Alt+Mthen5 Show/set input focus to the CD Information window
Ctrl+Alt+Mthen6 Show/set input focus to the Sampler Loops window
Ctrl+Alt+Mthen7 Show/set input focus to the Summary Information window
Shift+F4 Tile the data windows vertically
Alt+F5 Restore the Sound Forge application window
Alt+Shift+Dthen0..9 Recall window layout
Ctrl+Alt+Dthen0..9 Save window layout
Alt+Shift+DthenD Load default window layout
Alt+Shift+DthenR Load stereo recording window layout
Alt+Shift+DthenB Load Red Book authoring window layout
Alt+Shift+DthenV Load 5.1-channel video window layout
Shift+F5 Cascade the data windows
Ctrl+F5 Restore the active data window
F6 Toggle playback scrolling on and off
Shift+F6 Toggle smooth playback scrolling on and off
Ctrl+F6 Go to the next data window
Ctrl+Shift+F6 Go to the previous data window
Ctrl+F10 Maximize all data windows
Alt+F10 Maximize the Sound Forge application window
F11 Show/hide windows docked at the bottom of the workspace
Shift+F11 Show/hide windows docked at the sides of the workspace
Ctrl+F11 Show/hide all docked windows (excluding floating window docks)
Ctrl+Enter Maximize the width of the active data window

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minusplus3. Data Window
D/Shift+D Select previous/next editing tool
Ctrl+D Select normal edit tool
Ctrl+A Select all data in the active window
Ctrl+C Copy the selected data onto the clipboard
Ctrl+E Paste the clipboard contents into a new data window
Ctrl+M Mix data from the clipboard with the active window
Ctrl+T Trim (crop) to the current selection
Ctrl+V Paste data from the clipboard into the active window
Ctrl+L Enable locking markers, regions, and envelope points to selection
Ctrl+X Move (cut) the selected data onto the clipboard
Ctrl+Y Repeat last process, effect, or tool
Ctrl+Z Undo the last action
Ctrl+Shift+Z Redo the last undone action
Delete Clear (delete) the selected data; nothing will be placed on the clipboard
C Place a command marker at the current cursor position
M Place a marker at the current cursor position
R Place a region at the current cursor position
Ctrl+Alt+R Place a region at the current cursor position (when the Event tool ( ) is selected)
F8 Enable snapping
Ctrl+F8 Toggle auto snap to grid
Shift+F8 Toggle auto snap to markers
Ctrl+Shift+F8 Toggle auto snap to event edges
Ctrl+B Toggle auto snap to zero crossings
V Insert/show/hide volume envelope
Shift+V Insert/remove volume envelope
P Insert/show/hide pan envelope
Shift+P Insert/remove pan envelope
Alt+L Create a loop from the current selection without displaying the Sampler Loops window
Alt+Shift+L Create a loop from the current selection
Esc Stop or cancel the current action (including playback)
S Split event at cursor position (when the Event tool ( ) is selected)
Ctrl+Alt+T Split selected events at region boundaries (when the Event tool ( ) is selected)

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minusplus4. Cursor Movements
Right Arrow/Left Arrow Move one pixel right/left
Ctrl+Right Arrow Go to end of file
Ctrl+Left Arrow Go to beginning of file
Alt+Right Arrow/Left Arrow Move one video frame right/left (available only if the data window contains a video file)
Ctrl+Alt+Right Arrow/Left Arrow Move one sample right/left
Ctrl+G Show the Go To dialog
Home Go to the first sample visible in the waveform display (or beginning of selection)
Ctrl+Home Go to the first sample in the data window
End Go to the last sample visible in the waveform display (or end of selection)
Ctrl+End Go to the last sample in the data window
Page Up Move 10% of the current view prior to the cursor position
Ctrl+Page Up Move 100% of the current view prior to the cursor position
Page Down Move 10% of the current view past the cursor position
Ctrl+Page Down Move 100% of the current view past the cursor position
\/. Center the cursor in the waveform display
NumPad + Go to the next sample
Ctrl+NumPad + Move 10 samples past the current cursor
NumPad - Go to the previous sample
Ctrl+NumPad - Move 10 samples prior to the current cursor

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minusplus5. Data Selection
Ctrl+Shift+D Show the Set Selection dialog
Shift+Right Arrow/Left Arrow Select from the cursor to the next/previous screen pixel
Shift+Ctrl+Alt+Right Arrow/Left Arrow Select from the cursor to the next/previous sample
Shift+Alt+Right Arrow/Left Arrow Select from the cursor to the next/previous video frame (available only if the data window contains a video file)
Shift+Home Select from the cursor to the first sample visible in the waveform display
Shift+End Select from the cursor to the last sample visible in the waveform display
Ctrl+Shift+Home Select from the cursor to the first sample in the data window
Ctrl+Shift+End Select from the cursor to the last sample in the data window
Shift+Page Up Select from the cursor to 10% of the current view prior to the cursor position
Shift+Page Down Select from the cursor to 10% of the current view past the cursor position
Shift+Ctrl+Page Up Select 100% of the current view prior to the cursor position
Shift+Ctrl+Page Down Select 100% of the current view past the cursor position
Ctrl+Shift+Right Arrow Select from the cursor to the end of the file
Shift+NumPad + Select from the cursor to the next sample
Shift+NumPad - Select from the cursor to the previous sample
Shift+Ctrl+NumPad + Select 10 samples past the current cursor
Shift+Ctrl+NumPad - Select 10 samples prior to the current cursor
T Snap to grid
Shift+T Snap edge to grid
Z Snap to next zero crossing
Shift+Z Snap edge to next zero crossing
Tab/Shift+Tab Switch the selection through the channels in a multichannel file
< Shift current selection to the left by the length of the selection
> Shift current selection to the right by the length of the selection
; Cut the current selection length in half
' Double the current selection length
: Rotate audio
Backspace Restore previous five time selections
S// Toggle last selection/cursor position
Alt+L Create a loop from the current selection
Alt+Shift+L Create a loop from the current selection without displaying the Sampler Loops

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minusplus6. Navigation and Playback
Ctrl+Shift+1..8 Save a view in cell where ranges from 1 to 8
Ctrl+1..8 Restore a view using cell where ranges from 1 to 8
0..9 Move cursor to corresponding marker or select corresponding region
Up Arrow/Mouse Wheel Up Increase time magnification (zoom in)
Down Arrow/Mouse Wheel Down Decrease time magnification (zoom out)
Shift+Up Arrow Increase level magnification
Shift+Down Arrow Decrease level magnification
Ctrl+Up Arrow Zoom to selection if a selection exists; otherwise Zoom In Full
Ctrl+Down Arrow Zoom normal (zooms to default zoom ratio set in Preferences)
NumPad 1 Display custom zoom ratio 1
NumPad 2 Display custom zoom ratio 2
Ctrl+Shift+Up Arrow/Down Arrow Pan data window up/down if zoomed in vertically
NumPad 5 Switch cursor to opposite end of selection
I Set Mark In at the current cursor position
O Set Mark Out at the current cursor position
Ctrl+Shift+A Arm for recording
Ctrl+R Start/stop recording
Q Toggle loops playback
F12/Spacebar Play or Stop the contents of the data window in default mode
Shift+Spacebar/Shift+F12 Play All
Enter/Ctrl+F12 Play/Pause
X Switch play mode through Normal, Plug-In Chain, Play as Sample, and Play as Cutlist Playback Modes
Esc Stop playback
F Seek cursor on playback
Ctrl+K Preview cut (skip selection on playback with pre-roll)
Ctrl+Shift+K Play to cursor with pre-roll
J/K/L Scrub playback
F6 Toggle playback scrolling on and off
Shift+F6 Toggle smooth playback scrolling on and off
F7 Generate MIDI timecode
Ctrl+F7 Trigger from MIDI timecode

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minusplus7. Event Tool
D/Shift+D Select the previous/next editing tool (Edit tool, Magnify tool, Pencil tool, Event tool)
Shift+Right Arrow Select the next event
Shift+Left Arrow Select the previous event
Shift+Home Select the first event
Shift+End Select the last event
Shift+Ctrl+Right Arrow Extend the selection to the next event
Shift+Ctrl+Left Arrow Extend the selection to the previous event
Shift+Ctrl+Home Extend the selection to the first event
Shift+Ctrl+End Extend the selection to the last event
S Split events at cursor
Ctrl+Alt+T Split events at region boundaries
Ctrl+Shift+X Toggle automatic crossfades on/off
Ctrl+Shift+T Show/hide fade lengths between events:

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minusplus8. Plug-In Chain
Ctrl+P Preview
Ctrl+Shift+P Process selection
Ctrl+B Bypass selected plug-in
Ctrl+Shift+B Bypass plug-in chain
Ctrl+S Save chain preset
Ctrl+T Toggle Ignore/Mix/Insert Tail Data options
Ctrl+E Add plug-ins to chain
Ctrl+Delete Remove selected plug-ins
Down Arrow Select the next plug-in in the chain
Up Arrow Select the previous plug-in in the chain
Ctrl+D Show the plug-in window
Ctrl+H Show or hide the effect automation parameters
Shift+D Show or hide envelope in data window
Shift+E Enable or disable envelope
Ctrl+A Select all plug-ins or effect automation parameters

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minusplus9. Region List
Spacebar Play or stop the active marker or region
Enter Edit the active marker or region
Delete Delete the active marker or region
R Create region from the current selection
Ctrl+D Replicate selected region
Ctrl+U Update region to match selection

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minusplus10. Playlist/Cutlist
Spacebar Play or stop the active playlist entry
Enter Edit the active playlist entry
Delete Delete the active playlist entry
+ Add one to the active playlist entry play count
- Subtract one from the active playlist entry play count
Ctrl+E Add or remove a stop point on the active playlist entry
Ctrl+P Toggle pre-roll on and off for the playlist
Ctrl+I Add selected Regions List item to Playlist
Ctrl+D Replicate selected playlist region

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minusplus11. Script Editor
Ctrl+N Create a new script
Ctrl+O Open a script
Ctrl+R Run script
Ctrl+Shift+R Compile script
Ctrl+S Save script
F3 Find next instance of last-searched text
Shift+F3 Find previous instance of last-searched text
Ctrl+F3 Find next instance of the selected text
Ctrl+Shift+F3 Find previous instance of the selected text

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Uploaded by rank17, updated on 6/8/2017