Disabling the spacebar, can it be done?

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Disabling the spacebar, can it be done?

Post by dominicw78 » Wed Feb 13, 2008 1:08 am

Can this be done or must I rip it out?

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Post by Tone Deft » Wed Feb 13, 2008 1:55 am

no, just bitch slap the fool who's hitting it every time this happens. eventually they learn.
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Post by Angstrom » Wed Feb 13, 2008 2:06 am

if you are on a PC disable your spacebar with this

http://www.stillwaterrecords.com/blockspace.zip

I dug it out of the forum archive - I forget who first made that

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Post by longjohns » Wed Feb 13, 2008 2:41 am

Was going to say 'enable the EXT'

but where the heck did it go??

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Post by longjohns » Wed Feb 13, 2008 2:44 am

if they got rid of it, they at least need to update the info text for the sync in/out indicators, which still say "EXT switch to the left"

but the sync lights are moved to the far left..
?

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Post by dominicw78 » Wed Feb 13, 2008 3:26 am

I'm after a workaround for osx.

I'm more worried about knocking it myself rather than someone else.

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Post by Michael Hatsis » Wed Feb 13, 2008 3:52 am

longjohns wrote:if they got rid of it, they at least need to update the info text for the sync in/out indicators, which still say "EXT switch to the left"

but the sync lights are moved to the far left..
?

Kind of cool...You have to actually enable a MIDI port for SYNC In for the EXT to show up...

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Post by longjohns » Wed Feb 13, 2008 4:26 am

I did that, and it still didn't show up.. the two little lights did, but not the ext...

I'll try again

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Post by longjohns » Wed Feb 13, 2008 4:29 am

ah, it must be an INPUT port only

;)

so, yeah - do that. on osx or whatever - no little programs, just hit that EXT :)

it actually disables the transport controls too, so in case you accidentally click on the stop button, hehe

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Post by Michael Hatsis » Wed Feb 13, 2008 5:27 am

I dig the spacebar...Ive been jammin on the spacebar recently- stop and go style. Assign pads to scenes, turn off the global quantize and then bang on the pads and the spacebar! Fun stuff!

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Post by Tone Deft » Wed Feb 13, 2008 5:34 am

shift-spacebar was a nice find for me a while back.

nice dig Angstrom, I'll sticky it in the TnT. 8)

I assume it work, I like my spacebarorelseallmypostswouldlooklikethisfuckitnobodyreadsthemanywayfuckemiftheydo.
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Post by popslut » Wed Feb 13, 2008 5:43 am

This is one of the main reasons I'm always moaning about Live's lack of user-assignable key commands.

The spacebar is probably the only key I don't want controlling the transport - it's so easily hittable by mistake and only accessible in a studio situation with either the left hand or reaching over with the right.

I've been using kypad "enter" and "0" as start and stop for twenty years and now suddenly if I want to use Live I'm compelled to use "Space".

No no NO.


[Not to mention all of the remaining TWO HANDED key commands to do the most basic things.]

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Post by ilia » Wed Feb 13, 2008 6:34 am

popslut wrote:This is one of the main reasons I'm always moaning about Live's lack of user-assignable key commands.

The spacebar is probably the only key I don't want controlling the transport - it's so easily hittable by mistake and only accessible in a studio situation with either the left hand or reaching over with the right.

I've been using kypad "enter" and "0" as start and stop for twenty years and now suddenly if I want to use Live I'm compelled to use "Space".

No no NO.


[Not to mention all of the remaining TWO HANDED key commands to do the most basic things.]
are you on a PC?
I've rewritten a lot of key commands to accelerate the workflow, if people are interested, I'll post here.

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Post by dinaiz » Mon Apr 27, 2009 7:09 pm

ilia wrote:
popslut wrote:This is one of the main reasons I'm always moaning about Live's lack of user-assignable key commands.

The spacebar is probably the only key I don't want controlling the transport - it's so easily hittable by mistake and only accessible in a studio situation with either the left hand or reaching over with the right.

I've been using kypad "enter" and "0" as start and stop for twenty years and now suddenly if I want to use Live I'm compelled to use "Space".

No no NO.


[Not to mention all of the remaining TWO HANDED key commands to do the most basic things.]
are you on a PC?
I've rewritten a lot of key commands to accelerate the workflow, if people are interested, I'll post here.

Errr....looks like I'm the only one, but yeah I'm interested :-)

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Re: Disabling the spacebar, can it be done?

Post by kristoffer1989 » Mon Apr 27, 2009 7:14 pm

så shift + spacebar doesn't work here? Live 7 on mac..
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