Easiest way to split event?

Hi folks,

Is there any way to achieve the following behavior?

I want to hover my mouse over an event.

I want to press and hold a hotkey (F13 for example). While this key hold takes place, i want the tool to change into the split tool.

I want to split the event where i click.

When i release F13, the tool should change back to the normal arrow tool.

An alternative workflow would be to have an event split at the mouse position. Notice i say “mouse position”, not “cursor”!

Any suggestions would be welcome… thanks!


We call this modifier. In Cubase, we are using Ctrl/Cmd, Alt/Opt and Shift. Your example works with the Alt/Opt modifier in Cubase.

You can change the modifiers in the Preferences > Editing > Tool Modifiers. But you can’t use other, but the Ctrl/Cmd, Alt/Opt and Shift modifiers.

Alt + left click

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