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Answered Shortcut keys to select clipboard

Discussion in 'LOR General Discussion' started by BundyRoy, Nov 12, 2014.

  1. BundyRoy

    BundyRoy Dedicated Elf

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    Is there a keystroke in S3 that I can use to select a clipboard that I want to paste. E.G. I have 3 clipboards saved that I am pasting one after the other in rotation. Can I press a key to select clipboard 1, then another key to select clipboard two etc.

    I can't just have one clipboard containing all 3 patterns as I am stretching the patterns to fit different lengths each time.

    Just thought keystrokes would be quicker than the mouse if it were possible.

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    bbayjohn Senior Elf

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    Looks like you may only paste from the current clipboard to the current selection. Although maybe you could
    Customize your keyboard shortcuts.
    Look at edit > preferences > keyboard preferences.
    Bellow a list that is default menu. You can also switch back to previous versions


    ENTER key Apply Current Tool
    SPACEBAR key Start Freeform Play
    (Shift) SPACEBAR key Clear Freeform Range
    Start Freeform Play
    PAGE UP key Move Page Up
    (Ctrl) PAGE UP key Move Page Up
    (Alt) PAGE UP key Zoom Rows Out Fully
    (Shift) PAGE UP key Expand Page Up
    (Ctrl-Shift) PAGE UP key Expand Page Up
    PAGE DOWN key Move Page Down
    (Ctrl) PAGE DOWN key Move Page Down
    (Alt) PAGE DOWN key Zoom Rows In Fully
    (Shift) PAGE DOWN key Expand Page Down
    (Ctrl-Shift) PAGE DOWN key Expand Page Down
    END key Move End
    (Ctrl) END key Move End
    (Alt) END key Zoom Time In Fully
    (Shift) END key Expand End
    (Ctrl-Shift) END key Expand End
    HOME key Move Start
    (Ctrl) HOME key Move Start
    (Alt) HOME key Zoom Time Out Fully
    (Shift) HOME key Expand Start
    (Ctrl-Shift) HOME key Expand Start
    LEFT ARROW key Move Left
    (Ctrl) LEFT ARROW key Move Left
    (Alt) LEFT ARROW key Zoom Time Out
    (Shift) LEFT ARROW key Expand Left
    (Ctrl-Shift) LEFT ARROW key Expand Left
    UP ARROW key Move Up
    (Ctrl) UP ARROW key Move Up
    (Alt) UP ARROW key Zoom Rows Out
    (Shift) UP ARROW key Expand Up
    (Ctrl-Shift) UP ARROW key Expand Up
    RIGHT ARROW key Move Right
    (Ctrl) RIGHT ARROW key Move Right
    (Alt) RIGHT ARROW key Zoom Time In
    (Shift) RIGHT ARROW key Expand Right
    (Ctrl-Shift) RIGHT ARROW key Expand Right
    DOWN ARROW key Move Down
    (Ctrl) DOWN ARROW key Move Down
    (Alt) DOWN ARROW key Zoom Rows In
    (Shift) DOWN ARROW key Expand Down
    (Ctrl-Shift) DOWN ARROW key Expand Down
    (Ctrl) INS key Copy Timing
    (Shift) INS key Paste Timing
    DEL key Apply Off
    (Shift) DEL key Select Off
    A key Apply Intelligent Fade
    (Shift) A key Select Intelligent Fade
    C key Apply Custom Tool
    (Ctrl) C key Copy
    (Shift) C key Select Custom Tool
    D key Apply Fade Down
    (Shift) D key Select Fade Down
    (Ctrl-Shift) D key Change Custom: Fade Down
    E key Next Keystrike: Regular Effects
    (Shift) E key Change Effects: Regular
    F key Apply Fill
    (Shift) F key Select Fill
    G key Apply Toggle
    (Shift) G key Select Toggle
    H key Apply Chase
    (Shift) H key Select Chase
    I key Apply Intensity
    (Shift) I key Select Intensity
    (Ctrl-Shift) I key Change Custom: Intensity
    K key Next Keystrike: Background Effects
    (Shift) K key Change Effects: Toggle Background
    (Shift) L key Select Select
    N key Apply On
    (Ctrl) N key New Sequence
    (Shift) N key Select On
    O key Apply Color Fade
    (Ctrl) O key Open Existing Sequence
    (Shift) O key Select Color Fade
    P key Tooltip
    Q key Apply Paint Sequence
    (Shift) Q key Select Paint Sequence
    R key Next Keystrike: Foreground Effects
    (Ctrl) R key Open Recent Sequence
    (Shift) R key Change Effects: Toggle Foreground
    S key Apply Shimmer
    (Ctrl) S key Save Sequence
    (Shift) S key Select Shimmer
    (Ctrl-Shift) S key Change Custom: Shimmer
    T key Apply Twinkle
    (Shift) T key Select Twinkle
    (Ctrl-Shift) T key Change Custom: Twinkle
    U key Apply Fade Up
    (Shift) U key Select Fade Up
    (Ctrl-Shift) U key Change Custom: Fade Up
    (Ctrl) V key Paste
    X key Apply DMX Intensity
    (Ctrl) X key Cut
    (Shift) X key Select DMX Intensity
    (Ctrl) Y key Redo
    (Ctrl) Z key Undo
    Numpad + key Repeat
    F1 key Help
    F5 key Refresh
    (Shift) = and + key Repeat
     
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    Thanks John, didn't realise you could customise the keystrokes. Will have a look at that. The repeat key will come in handy too.

    What is freeform play?
     
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    Freeform play can be used to replay a selection of your sequence. Don't forget to use the shift + space to clear the freeform selection.
     
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    Freeform Play Mode Top Previous Next
    In addition to the various play ranges available on the play menu, the Sequence Editor also supports another way of playing a sequence, using the space bar on the keyboard.



    When the space bar is pressed, the current sequence will start playing, starting at the start of the current selection and ending at the end of the sequence (this is equivalent to "From Selection" play mode). Pressing space again will stop play, and the selection will be changed to the spot where play stopped. So pressing it a third time will start the sequence again, approximately where you had stopped it. This can be used to effectively pause and unpause play.



    However, the space bar may have a different meaning, allowing play in another way:



    During play, pressing the keyboard's down arrow will mark the current time as the start of a "freeform play range". Later pressing the up arrow will mark the current time as the end of the freeform play range. The freeform play range is displayed with a slightly darker grey background color for its cells:



    FreeformPlayRange

    A sequence with a freeform play range starting at about 37 seconds

    (to check image look at your help file attached to S3)

    If the space bar is used to start play while a freeform play range has been selected, then instead of playing in "From Selection" mode (as described above), it will play from the start of the freeform play range to the end of it.



    Using "shift-space" instead of "space" to start play will first get rid of any freeform play range that may be selected. The freeform play range can also be removed (without starting play) by selecting "Clear Freeform Play Range" from the right-click context menu.



    The freeform play range can also be selected (while not playing) by clicking and dragging the mouse on the time scale, or cleared by clicking (and not dragging).



    Note that using the space bar to play does not affect the currently selected play mode from the play menu, so playing in any other way (such as using the Play button on the Standard toolbar) will still use the last-selected play mode.
     
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    Thanks John. I think I might become a fan of this. I'm very sick of having to click on from selection every time I start up S3. Thank you. I will remember the shift + space.
     

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