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KEY COMMANDS

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About the Key Commands document


This document contains compiled lists of all keyboard shortcuts and modifier keys available in Reason Version 6 and in all Reason Version 6 devices. Keyboard shortcuts are keys or combinations of keys that can be pressed to execute various functions. Modifier keys are keys that can be used in combination with the mouse, to execute additional functions.
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In most cases, which key to use is different on Mac OS X and Windows. The keys to use are listed in the right column of the tables below, with the Mac key(s) to the left and the Windows key(s) to the right of the slash, i.e. [Mac key(s)]/[Windows key(s)].

General keyboard shortcuts


Function Maximize/restore Main Mixer Maximize/restore Rack Maximize/restore Sequencer Maximize Main Mixer and Rack in one window Maximize Main Mixer and Sequencer in one window Maximize Rack and Sequencer in one window Detach/Attach Main Mixer Detach/Attach Rack View All in one window Show/hide Recording Meter window Show/hide On-screen Piano Keys window Show/hide Tool window Toggle Rack front/rear Create new Song Open Song Save Song Save Song As Close active detached Rack or Mixer window Close Song (if the window containing the Sequencer is active) Import Audio File Quit (Mac OS X only) Exit (Windows only) Undo Redo Delete Devices and Tracks Delete Devices and Tracks (without warning). Duplicate Devices and tracks Select All Create Audio Track Create Instrument Create Instrument (Windows only) Create Effect Browse Patches for selected device. Key(s) [F5] [F6] [F7] [F5]+[F6] [F5]+[F7] [F6]+[F7] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[F5] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[F6] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[F7] or [F5]+[F6]+[F7] [F3] [F4] [F8] [Tab] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[N] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[O] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[S] [Shift]+[Command]/[Shift]+[Ctrl]+[S] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[W] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[W] [Command]+[Option]/[Shift]+[Ctrl]+[I] [Command]+[Q] [Alt]+[F4] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[Z] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[Y] [Del] or [Backspace] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[Del] or [Command]/[Ctrl]+[Backspace] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[D] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[A] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[T] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[I] [Insert] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[F] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[B]

Function Toggle the Reduce Cable Clutter option Toggle the Auto-group Devices and Tracks option Toggle the Follow Song option Toggle the Keep Events in Clip While Editing option Enter/exit Edit Mode Toggle the Show Block/Song View option (when Blocks are on) Hide Reason (Mac OS X only) Minimize Reason (Mac OS X only) Open Preferences (Mac OS X only)

Key(s) [K] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[G] [F] [Shift]+[Command]/[Shift]+[Ctrl]+[K] [Command]/[Ctrl]+E B [Command]+[H] [Command]+[M] [Command]+[,]

Cut Track & Device (track selected in Track List), Cut Clip or Event (depending [Command]/[Ctrl]+[X] on current selection). Copy Track & Device (track selected in Track List), Copy Clip or Event (depend- [Command]/[Ctrl]+[C] ing on current selection). Paste Track & Device, Paste Clip or Event. Open Help Switch to one of the 10 corresponding global Remote variations (or "keyboard shortcut variations"). [Command]/[Ctrl]+[V] [Command]+[?]/[F1] [Command]+[Option]/[Ctrl]+[Alt]+[1]...[0]

General modifier keys


Function Duplicate (copy) the selected item and its corresponding components. Disable auto-routing of device. Fold/unfold all devices. Fold/unfold all tracks. Select multiple devices/tracks/channels Select range of multiple devices/tracks/channels Select multiple clips/events in the Sequencer Increase precision when making settings. Reset parameter to default value. Prevent creation of Sequencer-track for devices that normally will get a track. Create Sequencer-track for devices that normally will not get a track. Create a parameter automation lane for the parameter. Key/Action [Option]/[Ctrl]+drag and drop device/track/mixer channel [Shift]+Create device [Option]/[Alt]+Fold/unfold device [Option]/[Alt]+Fold/unfold track [Command]/[Ctrl]+Select [Shift]+Select [Shift]/[Ctrl]+Select (Windows only: [Shift]+Select to select a range of clips/events in the Sequencer) [Shift]+Move fader/knob [Command]/[Ctrl]+Click fader/knob [Option]/[Alt]+Create device [Option]/[Alt]+Click device fader/knob/button

Transport keyboard shortcuts


Function Play Stop, Go to start position, Go to start of Song. Go to start of Song Toggle Stop/Play Record Rewind Fast Forward Key(s) Numeric keypad [Enter] [Shift]+[Return] or numeric keypad [0] [,]/[.] on numeric keypad [Spacebar] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[Return] or numeric keypad [*] Numeric keypad [4] Numeric keypad [5]

Function Go to Loop Start Go to Loop End Go to Next Bar Go to Previous Bar Tempo Up Tempo Down Set the Left and Right Loop Locators to encompass selected clips and start playback in Loop Mode.

Key(s) [Option]/[Alt] and left arrow key. Numeric keypad [1] [Option]/[Alt] and right arrow key. Numeric keypad [2] Numeric keypad [8] Numeric keypad [7] Numeric keypad [+] Numeric keypad [-] [P]

Sequencer keyboard shortcuts


Function Toggle Arrange/Edit view. Toggle Song/Blocks view. Select Arrow tool. Select Pencil tool. Select Eraser tool. Select Razor tool. Select Mute tool Select Magnifying Glass tool. Select Hand tool. Quantize notes. Duplicate Track & Device (device or track selected). Join selected Clips on the same lane. Merge Note Lanes om Tracks. Mute/Unmute selected Clips. Snap on/off. Toggle Metronome click on/off Toggle Metronome Pre-count on/off New Dub New Alt Loop on/off Set Loop Locators to encompass all selected clips Move Loop range one bar to the left Move Loop range one bar to the right Move current Loop range one loop length to the left. Move current Loop range one loop length to the right. Horizontal zoom in Horizontal zoom out Vertical zoom in Vertical zoom out Follow Song on/off (auto-scrolling Arrange/Edit pane) Key(s) [Shift]+[Tab] or [Command]/[Ctrl]+[E] [B] [Q] [W] [E] [R] [T] [Y] [U] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[K] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[D] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[J] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[R] [M] [S] [C] or numeric keypad [9] [Command]/[Ctrl] and [P] [,] or numeric keypad [3] [.] or numeric keypad [6] [L] or numeric keypad [/] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[L] [Option]/[Alt]+[Shift] and up arrow key [Option]/[Alt]+[Shift] and down arrow key [Option]/[Alt] and arrow up key. [Option]/[Alt] and arrow down key. [H] or [Command]/[Ctrl]+[+] [G] or [Command]/[Ctrl]+[] [Command]+[Option]/[Ctrl]+[Alt]+[+] [Command]+[Option]/[Ctrl]+[Alt]+[] [F]

Sequencer keyboard shortcuts in Audio Edit Mode


Function Select Speaker tool Change Comp Row assignment in the segment with focus in Comp Mode Change segment focus in Comp Mode Key/Action [I] [Command]+[Option]+[Shift]/[Ctrl]+[Alt]+[Shift] and up/down arrow keys [Command]+[Option]+[Shift]/[Ctrl]+[Alt]+[Shift] and left/right arrow keys

Sequencer modifier keys


Function Select alternate tool in Toolbar Toggle Pencil/Line tool (velocity edit lane only). Edit velocity of selected notes only Key/Action [Command]/[Alt] [Option]/[Ctrl] [Shift]+click/draw with Pencil tool on Velocity lane

Create automation lane for parameter. If device has no track, a track will also be [Option]/[Alt]+Click knob/fader/button created. Restrict movement direction to either horizontal or vertical. Zoom in/out horizontally on the Edit/Arrange pane. [Shift]+Move events/clips [Shift]+Drag any of the Song Navigator handles sideways

Zoom in/out horizontally on the Edit/Arrange pane. (Drag sideways to scroll hor- [Shift]+Drag up/down in Song Navigator frame izontally at the same time) Copy data instead of moving it. Set Left Locator in ruler. Set Right Locator in ruler. Set End Marker in ruler. [Option]/[Ctrl]+Move data [Option]/[Ctrl]+Click [Command]/[Alt]+Click [Shift]+Click

Switch to zoom out with the Magnifying Glass tool instead of zoom in (with either [Option]/[Ctrl]+Click the Magnifying Glass- or the Hand tool selected). Limit movement to one direction only. Horizontal or vertical. Disable vertical zooming. Horizontal zoom only. [Shift]+Drag with Hand tool or Eraser tool [Shift]+Zoom with Magnifying Glass tool

Sequencer modifier keys with mouse wheel


Function Scroll horizontally. Zoom in/out vertically. Zoom in/out horizontally. Key/Action [Shift]+Mouse wheel [Command]/[Ctrl]+Mouse wheel [Shift]+[Command]/[Shift]+[Ctrl]+Mouse wheel

Sequencer modifier keys in Audio Edit Mode


Function Switch from Arrow tool to Cut (Razor) tool on the comp rows in an open audio clip Key/Action [Command]/[Altl]

Switch from Arrow tool to Speaker tool on the comp rows in an open audio clip [Command]+[Shift]/[Alt]+[Shift] Duplicate the Comp Row and create a new Cut or Segment in the duplicated Comp Row. [Command]+[Option]/[Ctrl]+[Alt] and click or swipe on Comp Row

Arrow keys
Function Select next device up or down (rack selected), select next track up or down (track list selected), select clip on next/previous lane (Arrange view selected). Key/Action Arrow up/down keys

Select next/previous clip on lane (Arrange view selected), select next/previous Arrow left/right keys value field (Position displays). Nudge selection one Snap unit back/forward in the sequencer. Nudge selection one Beat back/forward in the sequencer. Nudge selection one Tick back/forward in the sequencer. Transpose selected notes in Edit mode [Command]/[Ctrl]+Arrow left/right keys [Shift]+[Command]/[Shift]+[Ctrl]+Arrow left/right keys [Option]+[Command]/[Alt]+[Ctrl]+Arrow left/right keys [Command]/[Ctrl]+ up/down arrow keys

Save dialog keyboard shortcuts


These key commands can be used in the save dialog that appears if you close a song document that contains unsaved changes:
Function Cancel Yes (save song) No (do not save song) Key(s) [Command]+[.]/[Esc] [Return]/[Y] [Command]+[D]/[N]

On-screen Piano Keys keyboard shortcuts


These keyboard shortcuts are valid only when the On-screen Piano Keys window is open and set to Computer Keys mode.
Function Sustain Octave Down Octave Up Velocity value = 1 Velocity value = 14 Velocity value = 28 Velocity value = 42 Velocity value = 56 Velocity value = 70 Velocity value = 84 Velocity value = 98 Velocity value = 112 Velocity value = 127 Key(s) [Shift] [Z] [X] [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [0]

NN-19 modifier keys


Function Audition sample. Edit selected sample Key/Action [Option]/[Alt]+Click in keyboard display [Option]/[Alt]+Click the Sample button

NN-XT keyboard shortcuts


Function Remove zone(s) from key map. Select All Zones Copy selected Zone(s) Paste currently copied Zone(s) Key(s) [Delete] or [Backspace] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[A] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[C] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[V]

NN-XT modifier keys


Function Audition sample. In sample column, at root pitch and unprocessed. In keyboard column, at corresponding pitch and with processing applied. Set root note of sample with edit focus. Edit selected sample Key/Action [Option]/[Alt]+Click in sample column or keyboard column [Command]/[Ctrl]+Click in keyboard column [Option]/[Alt]+Click the Sample button

Dr. Octo Rex keyboard shortcuts


Function Cut Loop. Copy Loop. Paste Loop. Key(s) [Command]/[Ctrl]+[X] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[C] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[V]

Dr. Octo Rex modifier keys


Function Audition slice. Reset slice(s) to default parameter value in Slice Edit Mode Key/Action [Option]/[Alt]+Click slice in overview [Command]/[Ctrl]+ click/click and drag in overview.

Redrum keyboard shortcuts


Function Cut Pattern. Copy Pattern. Paste pattern. Shift Pattern Left. Shift Pattern Right. Randomize Pattern. Alter Pattern. Key(s) [Command]/[Ctrl]+[X] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[C] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[V] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[J] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[K] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[R] [Shift]+[Command]/[Shift]+[Ctrl]+[P]

Redrum modifier keys


Function Enter Hard note when programming Pattern. Enter Soft note when programming Pattern. Edit selected sample Key/Action [Shift]+Click Pattern Step button [Option]/[Alt]+Click Pattern Step button [Option]/[Alt]+Click a Sample button

Kong modifier keys


Function Audition slice in Nurse Rex. Toggle Trig for slice(s) in Nurse Rex Edit selected sample Key/Action [Option]/[Alt]+Click slice in overview [Command]/[Ctrl]+ click in overview. [Option]/[Alt]+Click the Sample button in the NN-Nano

Matrix keyboard shortcuts


Function Cut Pattern. Copy Pattern. Paste Pattern. Shift Pattern Left. Shift Pattern Right. Shift Pattern Up. Shift Pattern Down. Randomize Pattern. Alter Pattern. Key(s) [Command]/[Ctrl]+[X] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[C] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[V] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[J] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[K] [Shift]+[Command]/[Shift]+[Ctrl]+[U] [Shift]+[Command]/[Shift]+[Ctrl]+[D] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[R] [Shift]+[Command]/[Shift]+[Ctrl]+[P]

Matrix modifier keys


Function Allows you to draw lines and ramps. Temporarily toggle Tie mode on/off. Key/Action [Shift]+Draw Key/Curve values [Shift]+Draw Gate

RPG-8 keyboard shortcuts


Function Shift Pattern Left. Shift Pattern Right. Randomize Pattern. Alter Pattern. Key(s) [Command]/[Ctrl]+[J] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[K] [Command]/[Ctrl]+[R] [Shift]+[Command]/[Shift]+[Ctrl]+[P]

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