Extra Menu: Focus

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The Extra > Focus menu provides provides access to extra commands for track focus that are not available in the default Audacity menus.
The Extra menu provides access to additional Commands that are not available in the normal default Audacity menusThe Help Menu lets you find out more about the Audacity application and how to use it.  It also includes some diagnostic tools.Extra commands related to play and recordExtra commands to select the toolExtra commands related to volumeExtra commands related to editingExtra commands related to play at speedExtra commands related to seekingExtra commands related to selecting a deviceExtra commands related to selectingExtra commands to set focus, usually focus on one trackExtra commands to move the cursorExtra commands to operate on a track that has focusThese commands were originally written for scripting Audacity, e.g via a Python script that use mod-script-pipeLike Scriptables I, but these ones are less commonly used from the menuToggle full screen mode with no title barMove backward through currently focused toolbar in Upper Toolbar dock area, Track View and currently focused toolbar in Lower Toolbar dock areaMove forward through currently focused toolbar in Upper Toolbar dock area, Track View and currently focused toolbar in Lower Toolbar dock areaFocus one track upFocus one track downFocus on first trackFocus on last trackFocus one track up and select itFocus one track down and select itToggle focus on current trackToggle focus on current trackThe MenusExtra-FocusMenu.png
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Move Backward from Toolbars to Tracks  Ctrl + Shift + F6

Move backward through currently focused toolbar in Upper Toolbar dock area, Track View and currently focused toolbar in Lower Toolbar dock area. Each use moves the keyboard focus as indicated.

Move Forward from Toolbars to Tracks  Ctrl + F6

Move forward through currently focused toolbar in Upper Toolbar dock area, Track View and currently focused toolbar in Lower Toolbar dock area. Each use moves the keyboard focus as indicated.

Move Focus to Previous Track  Up

Focus one track up

Move Focus to Next Track  Down

Focus one track down

Move Focus to First Track  Ctrl + Home   Extra

Focus on first track

Move Focus to Last Track  Ctrl + End   Extra

Focus on last track

Move Focus to Previous and Select  Shift + Up

Warning icon This command and the next one (Move Focus to Next and Select) are designed to be used to expand or contract a contiguous selection of tracks. If you use them with a non-contiguous selection of tracks you may get unexpected results.

Focus one track up and select it

Move Focus to Next and Select  Shift + Down

Focus one track down and select it

Toggle Focused Track  Return

Toggle focus on current track

Toggle Focused Track  NUMPAD_ENTER

Toggle focus on current track