Extra Menu: Tools

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The Extra > Tools menu provides commands for selecting tools from the Tools Toolbar.
This menu duplicates the functionality of the Tools Toolbar, in menu form
The menusHelp menuExtra 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 related to Timeline display formattingExtra 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, for example via a Python script that uses mod-script-pipeLike Scriptables I, but these commands are less commonly used from the menuToggle full screen mode with no title barExtra-ToolsMenu.png

This menu offers two additional actions to the buttons on the Tools Toolbar.

Previous Tool  A   Extra

Cycles backwards through the tools, starting from the currently selected tool: starting from Selection, it would navigate to Multi-tool to Time Shift to Zoom to Draw to Envelope to Selection.

Next Tool  D   Extra

Cycles forwards through the tools, starting from the currently selected tool: starting from Selection, it would navigate to Envelope to Draw to Zoom to Time Shift to Multi-tool to Selection.