Basic Key Commands in Cubase | Music Production for Beginners 3

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Using key commands really speeds up your workflow in Cubase. They are great shortcut, because you don’t have to spend time using the mouse to find different commands. The function keys operate a lot of the basic controls, like opening and closing the mix console, access to VST connections, the MediaBay and automation panel. Tools including arrow, eraser, scissors, glue, zoom, mute, pencil and scrub tool can all be accessed using key commands, as well as frequently used commands like zoom in, zoom out, copy, paste, undo and all the commands you need for transport and recording, like set locators, cycle, punch in and out, metronome, play, stop, record, quantize, snap setting, jump to event, move backwards, forwards and more. Key commands are also customisable, meaning you can have your own unique combination to make working on your audio production fast and intuitive.

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Comments

Patrick Lewis says:

Instead of chord charts I am making Command Charts lol Extremely valuable love these kinds of videos! Right to the point!

Country T says:

Great video as usual thank you. I notice the "Time Warp" symbol is showing next to quantize in the upper zone, I can't seem to figure out how to get to show up. I had showing in Cubase 10 but when I upgraded to 10.5 it disappeared. So I have to go to the up to the Edit section and scroll down and click on Quantize Panel for the Panel to show. How do I get it to show up? thank you.

Jan Kucek says:

Hi there. Please how should I copy a part of track to another track to the same time location = without time shift. To avoid long lasting synchron adjustment. Thank's in advance. Jan

luke williams says:

This video is rule 101 for cubase. Perfectly executed. Clear and concise. Your workflow will increase 10 fold by following this five minute video.

DJ Lorenzo inc. says:

Can you put key commands in the description to screen shot and use it every time in my phone?

DJ Lorenzo inc. says:

Great video, bring more short videos for the people dont have time to watch 1 hour hangout

Pablo Vázquez says:

Thanks Andy!!

Paul Dean says:

Thanks, I like your series of short tutorials, keep them coming

GymNym says:

Nice vid! Any cheat sheets available?

bgy66 says:

Thank you for the video! Q: Is there any possibility in Cubase (Wavelab) to print out / or CSV-export all my currently assigned key commands? This would be very handy.

Prashant Mishra says:

Thanks for this tutorial. Really helpful. One quick question: is there an option for Verticle Zoom via Mouse Wheel, just like how we can Zoom horizontally? Key commands are available but it'd be great to be able to do it via mouse wheel. I'm using Cubase 10 and Nuendo 10.

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