Any way to move from clip to clip using just the keyboard?

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jonljacobi
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Any way to move from clip to clip using just the keyboard?

Post by jonljacobi » Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:11 am

Question in the header. TIA

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Re: Any way to move from clip to clip using just the keyboard?

Post by [jur] » Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:03 am

In Session... use the arrow keys.
In Arrangement... use the arrow keys and arrow keys+alt.
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Re: Any way to move from clip to clip using just the keyboard?

Post by jonljacobi » Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:36 pm

Maybe I'm missing something. That will move a clip, but not select the next one. I want so jump between the clips, selecting them in turn. I wish I could change that title as the world jump might be clearer.

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Re: Any way to move from clip to clip using just the keyboard?

Post by pottering » Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:48 pm

Alt+arrows to move.
Alt+shift+arrows to select.
Esc to remove selection (or repeat the Alt+shift+arrows actions you took in reverse).

If you want to check Clips like that, that's a sign you may want to try to shift to Session, for that stage of the song-building process.

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Re: Any way to move from clip to clip using just the keyboard?

Post by jonljacobi » Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:18 pm

I generally select them to set the start/end loop markers for recording. Just a habit from Logic, though I can still do it two-handed in Ableton holding shift. Problem is, I quite often have an instrument in hand. I'll stick with the loop start/end in the control bar. Thanks for the patience.

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