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disable space bar?

Post by maily » Wed Apr 14, 2010 9:39 pm

is there anyway to stop the space bar acting as a transport control.
no the mac BTW

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Re: disable space bar?

Post by H20nly » Wed Apr 14, 2010 9:43 pm

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a screw driver would be best, but a knife should work fine.
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Re: disable space bar?

Post by maily » Wed Apr 14, 2010 9:59 pm

H20nly wrote:Image

a screw driver would be best, but a knife should work fine.
yeah, not quite gonna do that to my macbook keyboard yet.

what i really meant was can i edit the standard keyboard shortcuts to remove the spacebar's function?
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Re: disable space bar?

Post by H20nly » Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:05 pm

:wink:

honestly I don't think you can.
maybe with a script. you might have to dig pretty deep to find one though. space = play is pretty standard.
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Re: disable space bar?

Post by maily » Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:08 pm

H20nly wrote::wink:

honestly I don't think you can.
maybe with a script. you might have to dig pretty deep to find one though. space = play is pretty standard.
oh bum, i have this paranoia about hitting the spacebar mid set as i'm jabbing away at my keyboard fx punch-ins
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Re: disable space bar?

Post by 8O » Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:23 pm

Some PC & Mac suggestions:
http://forum.ableton.com/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=106872
http://forum.ableton.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=103916
http://forum.ableton.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=84843
...also, hitting the EXT button should work, locks all the transport controls..
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Re: disable space bar?

Post by maily » Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:35 pm

8O wrote:Some PC & Mac suggestions:
http://forum.ableton.com/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=106872
http://forum.ableton.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=103916
http://forum.ableton.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=84843
...also, hitting the EXT button should work, locks all the transport controls..
cool, thanks.
will have a play around =]

think hitting EXT is the answer, just click it again when i need to do a tempo change.
so simple DOH!

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Re: disable space bar?

Post by emef » Thu Apr 15, 2010 1:11 am

maily wrote:
H20nly wrote::wink:

honestly I don't think you can.
maybe with a script. you might have to dig pretty deep to find one though. space = play is pretty standard.
oh bum, i have this paranoia about hitting the spacebar mid set as i'm jabbing away at my keyboard fx punch-ins
:s
i wouldn't worry about it, crowds often use the sudden silence as a chance to start screaming
i hit the space bar a few times during the course of my live sets

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Re: disable space bar?

Post by maily » Thu Apr 15, 2010 12:12 pm

emef wrote:
maily wrote:
H20nly wrote::wink:

honestly I don't think you can.
maybe with a script. you might have to dig pretty deep to find one though. space = play is pretty standard.
oh bum, i have this paranoia about hitting the spacebar mid set as i'm jabbing away at my keyboard fx punch-ins
:s
i wouldn't worry about it, crowds often use the sudden silence as a chance to start screaming
i hit the space bar a few times during the course of my live sets
hmmmmm could just sound like a twat if i do it at a crucial moment though.
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Re: disable space bar?

Post by emef » Fri Apr 16, 2010 12:02 pm

haha true
try it though, if people are enjoying your set they always cheer at the silent moments
i put silent bits in my tracks now cos of accidentally doing summat in my live set that ended up wi short silence
false finish vibe... it's a winner

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Re: disable space bar?

Post by throbber_baron » Tue Jan 18, 2011 1:47 pm

If you fold a small piece of paper lengthwise and slip it underneath the spacebar, it will prevent you from being able to press it.

Can't take credit for this idea, saw it in another post.

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Re: disable space bar?

Post by maily » Tue Apr 24, 2012 9:44 am

throbber_baron wrote:If you fold a small piece of paper lengthwise and slip it underneath the spacebar, it will prevent you from being able to press it.

Can't take credit for this idea, saw it in another post.
neat!
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Re: disable space bar?

Post by Z3NO » Tue Apr 24, 2012 6:05 pm

Here's a more elegant solution

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Re: disable space bar?

Post by maily » Wed Apr 25, 2012 9:12 am

Z3NO wrote:Here's a more elegant solution
thanks, but it's won't run on my OS (10.4.11)
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Re: disable space bar?

Post by stonee » Wed May 02, 2012 8:30 pm

throbber_baron wrote:If you fold a small piece of paper lengthwise and slip it underneath the spacebar, it will prevent you from being able to press it.

Can't take credit for this idea, saw it in another post.

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