This post continues the shortcuts series that collates the individual shortcut videos from Instagram in an easy overview of animated GIFs for you. This time we’re looking at the various shortcuts for working with tracks.
The first three are for creating tracks.
Cmd + T (Mac) or Ctrl + T (Win) to add an audio track
Cmd + Shift + T (Mac) or Ctrl + Shift + T (Win) to add a MIDI track
Cmd + Alt + T (Mac) or Ctrl + Alt + T (Win) to add a return track
The next four shortcuts are all about group tracks.
Cmd + G (Mac) or Ctrl + G (Win) to group selected tracks
Cmd + Shift + G (Mac) or Ctrl + Shift + G (Win) to ungroup selected tracks
+ to show grouped tracks
– to hide grouped tracks
These next few hot keys are about moving, soloing, arming and de- or reactivating tracks.
Cmd + arrow keys (Mac) or Ctrl + arrow keys (Win) to move tracks
Cmd + click (Mac) or Ctrl + click (Win) to solo multiple tracks
Cmd + click (Mac) or Ctrl + click (Win) to arm multiple tracks
0 to de/activate (mute) tracks
And last, but not least, we’ve got two shortcuts about renaming tracks.
Cmd + R (Mac) or Ctrl + R (Win) to rename a track
Tab to go to the next track while renaming
There are plenty more Ableton Live tutorials where this one came from.