Ext-Command Menu: Cursor

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The Ext-Command > Cursor Menu provides commands for moving either the editing cursor, playback cursor or an audio track or clip.

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Ext-Bar MenuExt-Command MenuMenu BarExtra commands to set focus, usually focus on one trackExtra commands to move the cursorExtra commands to operate on a track that has focusToggle full screen mode with no title barWhen not playing audio, moves the editing cursor one screen pixel to leftWhen not playing audio, moves the editing cursor one screen pixel to rightWhen not playing audio, moves the editing cursor one second left by defaultWhen not playing audio, moves the editing cursor one second right by defaultWhen not playing audio, moves the editing cursor 15 seconds left by defaultWhen not playing audio, moves the editing cursor 15 seconds right by defaultMoves the currently focused audio track (or a separate clip in that track which contains the editing cursor or selection region) one screen pixel to leftMoves the currently focused audio track (or a separate clip in that track which contains the editing cursor or selection region) one screen pixel to rightExtCommand-CursorMenu.png

Cursor Left  Left

When not playing audio, moves the editing cursor one screen pixel to left. When a Snap To option is chosen, moves the cursor to the preceding unit of time as determined by the current selection format. If the key is held down, the cursor speed depends on the length of the tracks.

When there is a selection, moves the cursor to the beginning of the selection, removes the selection, and scrolls the track to display the cursor (if needed).

When playing audio, moves the playback cursor as described at "Cursor Short Jump Left" (below).

Cursor Right  Right

When not playing audio, moves the editing cursor one screen pixel to right. When a Snap To option is chosen, moves the cursor to the following unit of time as determined by the current selection format. If the key is held down, the cursor speed depends on the length of the tracks.

When there is a selection, moves the cursor to the end of the selection, removes the selection, and scrolls the track to display the cursor (if needed).

When playing audio, moves the playback cursor as described at "Cursor Short Jump Right" (below).

Cursor Short Jump Left  ,

When not playing audio, moves the editing cursor one second left by default. When playing audio, moves the playback cursor one second left by default. The default value can be changed by adjusting the "Short Period" under "Seek Time when playing" in Playback Preferences.

Cursor Short Jump Right  .

When not playing audio, moves the editing cursor one second right by default. When playing audio, moves the playback cursor one second right by default. The default value can be changed by adjusting the "Short Period" under "Seek Time when playing" in Playback Preferences.

Cursor Long Jump Left  Shift+,

When not playing audio, moves the editing cursor 15 seconds left by default. When playing audio, moves the playback cursor 15 seconds left by default. The default value can be changed by adjusting the "Long Period" under "Seek Time when playing" in Playback Preferences.

Cursor Long Jump Right  Shift+.

When not playing audio, moves the editing cursor 15 seconds right by default. When playing audio, moves the playback cursor 15 seconds right by default. The default value can be changed by adjusting the "Long Period" under "Seek Time when playing" in Playback Preferences.

When not playing audio and there is a selection region, all the above "Cursor" commands remove the region and place the editing cursor at the left or right boundary respectively of the former selection.

Clip Left  

Moves the currently focused audio track (or a separate clip in that track which contains the editing cursor or selection region) one screen pixel to left.

Clip Right  

Moves the currently focused audio track (or a separate clip in that track which contains the editing cursor or selection region) one screen pixel to right.