Shortcuts Soundforge for Windows

We present to your attention the shortcuts for the Soundforge for Windows which is used on the operating system Windows, in this hotkeys description 217 of the most popular and important shortcuts are offered. You can also add your changes on our portal if you consider the data insufficiently complete or add a new program from the very beginning.

Project File Shortcuts

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+N Create a new data window
Ctrl+Shift+N Create a new data window without displaying the New Window dialog
Ctrl+O Open a sound file or project
Ctrl+S Save modified sound data back to the file
Alt+Enter Display File Properties window
Ctrl+W Close the active data window
Alt+F4 Exit Sound Forge

Magnification and View

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Alt+0 Set input focus to the waveform display in the active window
Alt+1 Show/set input focus to the Explorer window
Alt+2 Show/set input focus to the File Properties window
Alt+3 Show/set input focus to the Video Preview window
Alt+4 Show/set input focus to the Time Display window
Alt+5 Show/set input focus to the Channel Meters window
Alt+6 Show/set input focus to the Loudness Meters window
Alt+7 Show/set input focus to the Hardware Meters window
Alt+8 Show/set input focus to the Undo/Redo History window
Alt+9 Show/set input focus to the Spectrum Analysis window
Ctrl+Alt+0 Show/set input focus to the Plug-In Chain window
Ctrl+Alt+1 Show/set input focus to the Plug-In Manager window
Ctrl+Alt+2 Show/set input focus to the Keyboard window
Ctrl+Alt+3 Show/set input focus to the Script Editor window
Ctrl+Alt+4 Show/set input focus to the Loop Tuner window
Ctrl+Alt+5 Show/set input focus to the Record Options window
Ctrl+Alt+Mthen0 Show/set input focus to the Regions List
Ctrl+Alt+Mthen1 Show/set input focus to the Playlist/Cutlist window
Ctrl+Alt+Mthen2 Show/set input focus to the Track List window
Ctrl+Alt+Mthen3 Show/set input focus to the ACID Properties window
Ctrl+Alt+Mthen4 Show/set input focus to the Broadcast Wave window
Ctrl+Alt+Mthen5 Show/set input focus to the CD Information window
Ctrl+Alt+Mthen6 Show/set input focus to the Sampler Loops window
Ctrl+Alt+Mthen7 Show/set input focus to the Summary Information window
Shift+F4 Tile the data windows vertically
Alt+F5 Restore the Sound Forge application window
Alt+Shift+Dthen0..9 Recall window layout
Ctrl+Alt+Dthen0..9 Save window layout
Alt+Shift+DthenD Load default window layout
Alt+Shift+DthenR Load stereo recording window layout
Alt+Shift+DthenB Load Red Book authoring window layout
Alt+Shift+DthenV Load 5.1-channel video window layout
Shift+F5 Cascade the data windows
Ctrl+F5 Restore the active data window
F6 Toggle playback scrolling on and off
Shift+F6 Toggle smooth playback scrolling on and off
Ctrl+F6 Go to the next data window
Ctrl+Shift+F6 Go to the previous data window
Ctrl+F10 Maximize all data windows
Alt+F10 Maximize the Sound Forge application window
F11 Show/hide windows docked at the bottom of the workspace
Shift+F11 Show/hide windows docked at the sides of the workspace
Ctrl+F11 Show/hide all docked windows (excluding floating window docks)
Ctrl+Enter Maximize the width of the active data window

Data Window

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
D/Shift+D Select previous/next editing tool
Ctrl+D Select normal edit tool
Ctrl+A Select all data in the active window
Ctrl+C Copy the selected data onto the clipboard
Ctrl+E Paste the clipboard contents into a new data window
Ctrl+M Mix data from the clipboard with the active window
Ctrl+T Trim (crop) to the current selection
Ctrl+V Paste data from the clipboard into the active window
Ctrl+L Enable locking markers, regions, and envelope points to selection
Ctrl+X Move (cut) the selected data onto the clipboard
Ctrl+Y Repeat last process, effect, or tool
Ctrl+Z Undo the last action
Ctrl+Shift+Z Redo the last undone action
Delete Clear (delete) the selected data; nothing will be placed on the clipboard
C Place a command marker at the current cursor position
M Place a marker at the current cursor position
R Place a region at the current cursor position
Ctrl+Alt+R Place a region at the current cursor position (when the Event tool ( ) is selected)
F8 Enable snapping
Ctrl+F8 Toggle auto snap to grid
Shift+F8 Toggle auto snap to markers
Ctrl+Shift+F8 Toggle auto snap to event edges
Ctrl+B Toggle auto snap to zero crossings
V Insert/show/hide volume envelope
Shift+V Insert/remove volume envelope
P Insert/show/hide pan envelope
Shift+P Insert/remove pan envelope
Alt+L Create a loop from the current selection without displaying the Sampler Loops window
Alt+Shift+L Create a loop from the current selection
Esc Stop or cancel the current action (including playback)
S Split event at cursor position (when the Event tool ( ) is selected)
Ctrl+Alt+T Split selected events at region boundaries (when the Event tool ( ) is selected)

Cursor Movements

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Right Arrow/Left Arrow Move one pixel right/left
Ctrl+Right Arrow Go to end of file
Ctrl+Left Arrow Go to beginning of file
Alt+Right Arrow/Left Arrow Move one video frame right/left (available only if the data window contains a video file)
Ctrl+Alt+Right Arrow/Left Arrow Move one sample right/left
Ctrl+G Show the Go To dialog
Home Go to the first sample visible in the waveform display (or beginning of selection)
Ctrl+Home Go to the first sample in the data window
End Go to the last sample visible in the waveform display (or end of selection)
Ctrl+End Go to the last sample in the data window
Page Up Move 10% of the current view prior to the cursor position
Ctrl+Page Up Move 100% of the current view prior to the cursor position
Page Down Move 10% of the current view past the cursor position
Ctrl+Page Down Move 100% of the current view past the cursor position
\/. Center the cursor in the waveform display
NumPad + Go to the next sample
Ctrl+NumPad + Move 10 samples past the current cursor
NumPad - Go to the previous sample
Ctrl+NumPad - Move 10 samples prior to the current cursor

Data Selection

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+Shift+D Show the Set Selection dialog
Shift+Right Arrow/Left Arrow Select from the cursor to the next/previous screen pixel
Shift+Ctrl+Alt+Right Arrow/Left Arrow Select from the cursor to the next/previous sample
Shift+Alt+Right Arrow/Left Arrow Select from the cursor to the next/previous video frame (available only if the data window contains a video file)
Shift+Home Select from the cursor to the first sample visible in the waveform display
Shift+End Select from the cursor to the last sample visible in the waveform display
Ctrl+Shift+Home Select from the cursor to the first sample in the data window
Ctrl+Shift+End Select from the cursor to the last sample in the data window
Shift+Page Up Select from the cursor to 10% of the current view prior to the cursor position
Shift+Page Down Select from the cursor to 10% of the current view past the cursor position
Shift+Ctrl+Page Up Select 100% of the current view prior to the cursor position
Shift+Ctrl+Page Down Select 100% of the current view past the cursor position
Ctrl+Shift+Right Arrow Select from the cursor to the end of the file
Shift+NumPad + Select from the cursor to the next sample
Shift+NumPad - Select from the cursor to the previous sample
Shift+Ctrl+NumPad + Select 10 samples past the current cursor
Shift+Ctrl+NumPad - Select 10 samples prior to the current cursor
T Snap to grid
Shift+T Snap edge to grid
Z Snap to next zero crossing
Shift+Z Snap edge to next zero crossing
Tab/Shift+Tab Switch the selection through the channels in a multichannel file
< Shift current selection to the left by the length of the selection
> Shift current selection to the right by the length of the selection
; Cut the current selection length in half
' Double the current selection length
: Rotate audio
Backspace Restore previous five time selections
S// Toggle last selection/cursor position
Alt+L Create a loop from the current selection
Alt+Shift+L Create a loop from the current selection without displaying the Sampler Loops
Shift+Q Select Loop Region
Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+Shift+1..8 Save a view in cell where ranges from 1 to 8
Ctrl+1..8 Restore a view using cell where ranges from 1 to 8
0..9 Move cursor to corresponding marker or select corresponding region
Up Arrow/Mouse Wheel Up Increase time magnification (zoom in)
Down Arrow/Mouse Wheel Down Decrease time magnification (zoom out)
Shift+Up Arrow Increase level magnification
Shift+Down Arrow Decrease level magnification
Ctrl+Up Arrow Zoom to selection if a selection exists; otherwise Zoom In Full
Ctrl+Down Arrow Zoom normal (zooms to default zoom ratio set in Preferences)
NumPad 1 Display custom zoom ratio 1
NumPad 2 Display custom zoom ratio 2
Ctrl+Shift+Up Arrow/Down Arrow Pan data window up/down if zoomed in vertically
NumPad 5 Switch cursor to opposite end of selection
I Set Mark In at the current cursor position
O Set Mark Out at the current cursor position
Ctrl+Shift+A Arm for recording
Ctrl+R Start/stop recording
Q Toggle loops playback
F12/Spacebar Play or Stop the contents of the data window in default mode
Shift+Spacebar/Shift+F12 Play All
Enter/Ctrl+F12 Play/Pause
X Switch play mode through Normal, Plug-In Chain, Play as Sample, and Play as Cutlist Playback Modes
Esc Stop playback
F Seek cursor on playback
Ctrl+K Preview cut (skip selection on playback with pre-roll)
Ctrl+Shift+K Play to cursor with pre-roll
J/K/L Scrub playback
F6 Toggle playback scrolling on and off
Shift+F6 Toggle smooth playback scrolling on and off
F7 Generate MIDI timecode
Ctrl+F7 Trigger from MIDI timecode

Event Tool

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
D/Shift+D Select the previous/next editing tool (Edit tool, Magnify tool, Pencil tool, Event tool)
Shift+Right Arrow Select the next event
Shift+Left Arrow Select the previous event
Shift+Home Select the first event
Shift+End Select the last event
Shift+Ctrl+Right Arrow Extend the selection to the next event
Shift+Ctrl+Left Arrow Extend the selection to the previous event
Shift+Ctrl+Home Extend the selection to the first event
Shift+Ctrl+End Extend the selection to the last event
S Split events at cursor
Ctrl+Alt+T Split events at region boundaries
Ctrl+Shift+X Toggle automatic crossfades on/off
Ctrl+Shift+T Show/hide fade lengths between events:

Plug-In Chain

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+P Preview
Ctrl+Shift+P Process selection
Ctrl+B Bypass selected plug-in
Ctrl+Shift+B Bypass plug-in chain
Ctrl+S Save chain preset
Ctrl+T Toggle Ignore/Mix/Insert Tail Data options
Ctrl+E Add plug-ins to chain
Ctrl+Delete Remove selected plug-ins
Down Arrow Select the next plug-in in the chain
Up Arrow Select the previous plug-in in the chain
Ctrl+D Show the plug-in window
Ctrl+H Show or hide the effect automation parameters
Shift+D Show or hide envelope in data window
Shift+E Enable or disable envelope
Ctrl+A Select all plug-ins or effect automation parameters

Region List

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Spacebar Play or stop the active marker or region
Enter Edit the active marker or region
Delete Delete the active marker or region
R Create region from the current selection
Ctrl+D Replicate selected region
Ctrl+U Update region to match selection

Playlist/Cutlist

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Spacebar Play or stop the active playlist entry
Enter Edit the active playlist entry
Delete Delete the active playlist entry
+ Add one to the active playlist entry play count
- Subtract one from the active playlist entry play count
Ctrl+E Add or remove a stop point on the active playlist entry
Ctrl+P Toggle pre-roll on and off for the playlist
Ctrl+I Add selected Regions List item to Playlist
Ctrl+D Replicate selected playlist region

Script Editor

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+N Create a new script
Ctrl+O Open a script
Ctrl+R Run script
Ctrl+Shift+R Compile script
Ctrl+S Save script
F3 Find next instance of last-searched text
Shift+F3 Find previous instance of last-searched text
Ctrl+F3 Find next instance of the selected text
Ctrl+Shift+F3 Find previous instance of the selected text
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Date of change: 24.01.2019
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*Some of the keys listed may not work in older versions of the program