Ableton Live 10 keyboard shortcuts

Ableton Live 10

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- Shortcuts

Ableton Live 10 has many shortcuts to help you produce or perform your music. Here is the list of the all shortcuts from the official source.

F11

Toggle Full Screen Mode

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + W

Toggle Second Window

⭾ Tab

Toggle Session/Arrangement View

↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Toggle Device/Clip View

or F12
Ctrl + Alt + L

Hide/Show Detail View

or ↑   Shift + F12
Q

Toggle Hot-Swap Mode

D

Toggle Drum Rack/last-selected Pad

↑   Shift + ?

Hide/Show Info View

Ctrl + Alt + V

Hide/Show Video Window

Ctrl + Alt + B

Hide/Show Browser

Ctrl + Alt + O

Hide/Show Overview

Ctrl + Alt + I

Hide/Show In/Out

Ctrl + Alt + S

Hide/Show Sends

Ctrl + Alt + M

Hide/Show Mixer

Ctrl + ,

Open the Preferences

Esc

Close Window/Dialog

  On Windows, menus can be accessed by pressing Alt and the underlined letter of the menu.
  Once a menu is open, arrow keys can be used to navigate between menu items. Enter to activate the selected menu item.
↑   Shift

Finer Resolution for Dragging

Del

Return to Default

0 - 9

Type in Value

.

Go to Next Field (Bar.beat.16th)

or ,
Esc

Abort Value Entry

⤶ Enter

Confirm Value Entry

  Note that editing shortcuts can also be used in the browser, in addition to shortcuts below.
↑  ↓

Scroll Down/Up

←  →

Close/Open Folders

⤶ Enter

Load Selected Item from Browser

↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter

Preview Selected File

Ctrl + F

Search in Browser

Jump to Search Results

1

...to 7: Assign Color(s) to Selected Browser Item(s)

0

Reset Assigned Color(s) for Selected Browser Item

Space

Play from Start Marker/Stop

↑   Shift + Space

Continue Play from Stop Point

Space

Play Arrangement View Selection

Home

Move Insert Marker to Beginning

F9

Record

F10

Back to Arrangement

F1

… to F8: Activate/Deactivate Track 1..8

Ctrl + X

Cut

Ctrl + C

Copy

Ctrl + V

Paste

Ctrl + D

Duplicate

Del

Delete

Ctrl + Z

Undo

Ctrl + Y

Redo

Ctrl + R

Rename

Ctrl + A

Select All

⭾ Tab

Move from one track or scene to another while renaming

  By holding down an additional modifier key, some of the above commands can also be applied to:
↑   Shift

Clips and Slots Across all Tracks

↑   Shift

Time Across all Tracks

Alt

The Selected Part of the Envelope

  The loop brace and start/end markers must first be selected before any of the following commands will apply to them.
↑   Shift + Mouse left click

Move Start Marker to Position

←  →

Nudge Loop Left/Right

↑  ↓

Move Loop By Loop Length

Ctrl + ↑  ↓

Halve/Double Loop Length

Ctrl + ←  →

Shorten/Lengthen Loop

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + L

Select Material in Loop

⤶ Enter

Launch Selected Clip/Slot

← ↑ → ↓

Select Neighboring Clip/Slot

Ctrl + A

Select all Clips/Slots

Ctrl + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Copy Clips

Ctrl + E

Add/Remove Stop Button

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + M

Insert MIDI clip

Ctrl + I

Insert Scene

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + I

Insert Captured Scene

Ctrl + ↑  ↓

Move Nonadjacent Scenes Without Collapsing

Ctrl

Drop Browser Clips as a Scene

0

Deactivate Selected Clip

  The shortcuts for zooming, snapping/drawing and loop/region settings works in the Arrangement View, too. See also the editing commands.
Ctrl + E

Split Clip at Selection

Ctrl + J

Consolidate Selection into Clip

Ctrl + Alt + F

Create Fade/Crossfade

Ctrl + L

Toggle Loop Selection

Ctrl + I

Insert Silence

Ctrl + Alt

Pan Left/Right of Selection

Alt + Mouse left click

(click unfold button) Unfold all Tracks

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Scroll Display to Follow Playback

0

Deactivate Selection

←  →

Nudge Selection Left/Right

R

Reverse Audio Clip Selection

Z

Zoom to Arrangement Time Selection

↑   Shift + Z

Zoom Back from Arrangement Time Selection/Zoom Out Arrangement Completely

  See editing commands, too.
Ctrl + T

Insert Audio Track

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T

Insert MIDI Track

Ctrl + Alt + T

Insert Return Track

Ctrl + R

Rename Selected Track

⭾ Tab

While Renaming, Go to next Track

Ctrl + G

Group Selected Tracks

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + G

Ungroup Tracks

+

Show Grouped Tracks

-

Hide Grouped Tracks

Ctrl + ← ↑ → ↓

Move Nonadjacent Tracks Without Collapsing

Ctrl + Mouse left click

Arm/Solo Multiple Tracks

⤶ Enter

Add Device from Browser

0

Deactivate Selected Track

  The shortcuts for zooming, snapping/drawing and loop/region settings also work in the Envelope Editor and Arrangement View. See also the editing commands.
A

Toggle Automation Mode

↑   Shift

Finer Resolution for Dragging

Alt

Create Curved Automation Segment

Ctrl + M

Toggle MIDI Map Mode

Ctrl + K

Toggle Key Map Mode

M

Computer MIDI Keyboard

X

Adjust Computer MIDI Keyboard Octave Range Up/Down

or Y
C

Adjust Computer MIDI Keyboard Incoming Note Velocity Up/Down

or V
+

Zoom In

-

Zoom Out

↑   Shift

Drag/Click to Append to a Selection

↑   Shift

Click to Add Adjacent Clips/Tracks/Scenes to Multi-Selection

Ctrl

Click to Add Nonadjacent Clips/Tracks/Scenes to a Multi-Selection

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Follow (Auto-Scroll)

Ctrl + Alt

Pan Left/Right of Selection

  The shortcuts for zooming and loop/region settings also work in the Sample Display.
Ctrl + U

Quantize

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + U

Quantize Settings...

←  →

Move Selected Warp Marker

Ctrl + ←  →

Select Warp Marker

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Scroll Display to Follow Playback

↑   Shift + ←  →

Move Clip Region with Start Marker

Z

Zoom to Clip Selection

↑   Shift + Z

Zoom Back from Clip Selection/Zoom Out Clip Completely

  The shortcuts for zooming, snapping/drawing and loop/region settings also work in the MIDI Editor.
Ctrl + U

Quantize

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + U

Quantize Settings...

Page Up / Down

Scroll Editor Vertically

Ctrl + Page Up / Down

Scroll Editor Horizontally

Ctrl + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Copy Notes

Alt + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

Change Velocity From Note Editor

Home

Move Insert Marker to Beginning

End

Move Insert Marker to End

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Scroll Display to Follow Playback

↑   Shift + ←  →

Move Clip Region with Start Marker

Z

Zoom to Clip Selection

↑   Shift + Z

Zoom Back from Clip Selection/Zoom Out Clip Completely

B

Toggle Draw Mode

Ctrl + 1

Narrow Grid

Ctrl + 2

Widen Grid

Ctrl + 3

Triplet Grid

Ctrl + 4

Snap to Grid

Ctrl + 5

Fixed/Zoom-Adaptive Grid

Alt

Bypass Snapping While Dragging

Ctrl + 6

Sixteenth-Note Quantization

Ctrl + 7

Eighth-Note Quantization

Ctrl + 8

Quarter-Note Quantization

Ctrl + 9

1-Bar Quantization

Ctrl + 0

Quantization Off

Ctrl + N

New Live Set

Ctrl + O

Open Live Set

Ctrl + S

Save Live Set

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

Save Live Set As...

Ctrl + Q

Quit Live

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + R

Export Audio/Video

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + E

Export MIDI file

Ctrl + Alt + P

Show/Hide Plug-In Windows

Ctrl

Open Second/Multiple Windows with Plug-In Edit Button

Ctrl + G

Group/Ungroup Devices

Alt + Mouse left click

(click device activator) Activate/Deactivate All Devices in Group

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

Click to Append Devices to a Selected Device

⤶ Enter

Load Selected Device From Browser

  Source: Ableton manual

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Program information

Program name: Ableton Live 10 (Productivity)

Ableton Live is a digital audio workstation for Windows and macOS. In contrast to many other software sequencers, Live is designed for live performances. It's also used for composing, mixing and mastering. Its first version was released in 2001.

Web page: https://www.ableton.com

Shortcut count: 158

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