[WIKI] All Key Commands in Cubase 11.0.41

Commands: Preset

Command Default Key Function My Rating Link
Next Loads the next preset, without opening the preset browser. Note: Mind the selection. When an instrument track is selected in the project window, it will change programs. When a plug-in is selected, it will change presets. 8 Preset Browser
Open Browser Opens the preset browser when a plug-in is in focus. Note: See above. 8 Preset Browser
Previous Loads the previous preset, without opening the preset browser. Note: See above. 8 Preset Browser

Commands: Process

Command Default Key Function My Rating Link
Envelope Brings up the DOP panel with Envelope loaded. 8 Envelope
Fade In Brings up the DOP panel with Fade In loaded. 8 Fade In/Fade Out
Fade Out Brings up the DOP panel with Fade Out loaded. 8 Fade In/Fade Out
Gain Brings up the DOP panel with Gain loaded. 8 Gain
Invert Phase Brings up the DOP panel with Invert Phase loaded. 8 Invert Phase
Normalize Brings up the DOP panel with Normalize loaded. 8 Normalize
Pitch Shift Brings up the DOP panel with Pitch Shift loaded. 8 Pitch Shift
Remove DC Offset Silently performs a removal of DC Offset. (No DOP panel launched) 8 Remove DC Offset Option
Resample Brings up the DOP panel with Resample loaded. 8 Resample
Reverse Silently performs a reversal. (No DOP panel launched) 8 Reverse
Silence Directly applies silence. (No DOP launched) 8 Silence
Stereo Flip Brings up the DOP panel with Stereo Flip loaded. 8 Stereo Flip
Time Stretch Brings up the DOP panel with Time Stretch loaded. 8 Time Stretch

Commands: Process Logical Preset

Note: I’m not going to cover any logical presets here.

Command Default Key Function My Rating Link
Any logical preset Directly applies the relevant Logical Preset. 10 Project Logical Editor Window Overview

Commands: Process Plug-in

Note: I’m not going to cover any plug-ins here.

Command Default Key Function My Rating Link
Any plug-in Directly applies (using Direct Offline Processing) the relevant Plug-in on the selected audio event(s). 10 Direct Offline Processing Window

Commands: Process Project Logical Preset

Note: I’m not going to cover any project logical presets here.

Command Default Key Function My Rating Link
Any project logical preset Directly applies the relevant Project Logical Preset. 10 Project Logical Editor Window Overview

Commands: Project

Command Default Key Function My Rating Link
Auto Fades Settings Brings up the “Auto Fades - Project” window, where we can select if auto fades will occur, and adjust their curves. 5 Auto Fades Dialog
Beat Calculator Brings up the Beat Calculator window, where we can tap a tempo and insert it into the Tempo Track. 7 Beat Calculator
Bring To Front Brings the Project window to the front, and gives it focus. 10 Project Zone
Colors Alt Shift S Brings up the Project Colors Setup window. 10 Project Colors Setup Dialog
Divide Track List Creates/Removes a line that divides the project window in two horizontal segments. 4 Dividing the Track List
Duplicate Tracks Self-explanatory. 3 Duplicating Tracks
Folding: Fold Tracks Closes the selected folder(s). 6 Track Folding Menu
Folding: Toggle Selected Track Opens/Closes ONE selected folder. 7 Track Folding Menu
Folding: Toggle Tracks Opens/Closes ALL folders. 7 Track Folding Menu
Folding: Unfold Tracks Opens the selected folder(s). 6 Track Folding Menu
Move Selected Tracks to New Folder Self-explanatory. 8 Track Folding Menu
Notepad Opens the Project Notepad 2
Open Browser Ctrl B Opens the Project Browser window. 10 Project Browser
Open Layout… Opens the “Open Layout” window for scores. 8 Open Layout Dialog
Open Markers Ctrl M Brings up the Markers window 10 Markers Window
Open Pool Ctrl P Brings up the Pool 10 Pool Window
Open Tempo Track Ctrl T Brings up the Tempo Track 10 Tempo Track Editor
Remove Empty Tracks Self-explanatory. If a track contains no data, it will be removed. 7 Removing Empty Tracks
Remove Selected Tracks Shift Del Self-explanatory. 10 Removing Selected Tracks
Select Track: Add Next Adds the next track to the selection. 10 Selecting Tracks
Select Track: Add Prev Adds the previous track to the selection. 10 Selecting Tracks
Select Track: Next Selects the next track. 10 Selecting Tracks
Select Track: Prev Selects the previous track. 10 Selecting Tracks
Set Timecode Brings up the Set Timecode at Cursor window, where we can choose the start time of the Timecode. 4
Set Track/Event Color Alt Shift C Brings up the Colorize Selected Tracks Panel, to colorize selected tracks (and events). It remains open, allowing to colorize tracks (or events) in batches or one after the other. 10 Colorizing Selected Tracks
Setup Shift S Brings up the Project Setup window. 10 Project Setup Dialog
Tempo Detection… Brings up the Tempo Detection Panel. A selection must be made first. 6 Tempo Detection Panel
Track Controls Settings Brings up the Track Controls Settings window, in which we can customize the information and buttons shown on each track type. 6 Track Controls Settings Dialog
Track Preset: Next Loads the next Track Preset. 5 Track Presets
Track Preset: Open Browser Opens the Track Preset Browser, to choose a Track Preset for the selected track. If many tracks are selected, only the first is affected. 5 Preset Browser
Track Preset: Previous Loads the previous Track Preset. 5 Track Presets
VST Preset: Next Loads the next VST Preset (for Instruments) 5 VST Presets
VST Preset: Open Browser Opens the VST Preset Browser, to choose a VST Preset for the selected track. If many tracks are selected, only the first is affected. 5 Preset Browser
VST Preset: Previous Loads the previous VST Preset (for Instruments) 5 VST Presets

Commands: Quantize Category

Command Default Key Function My Rating Link
AudioWarp Quantize On/Off Enables/Disables AudioWarp Quantize. (Top Toolbar) 4 Quantizing Audio Event Lengths (AudioWarp Quantizing)
Auto Quantize On/Off Enables/Disables Auto Quantize. (Button in Transport Bar - MIDI only) Note: Tooltip says: Automatic MIDI Record Quantize 4 Automatic MIDI Record Quantize
Create Groove Quantize Preset Creates a Groove Quantize Preset from the selection. 8 Options for Quantizing to a Groove
Freeze MIDI Quantize Per manual: Makes the start and end positions of MIDI events permanent. This function is useful in situations where you want to quantize a second time, based on the current quantized positions rather than the original positions. 2 Quantize Functions
Quantize Q Applies quantize, using the current settings. 10 Quantize Functions
Quantize MIDI Event Ends Self-explanatory. Adjusts only the “tails” of events, using the current settings. 5 Quantizing MIDI Event Ends
Quantize MIDI Event Lengths Self-explanatory. Adjusts the ends of events, so that the total length of the event is a round, quantized number. (Abiding to quantize settings) 5 Quantizing MIDI Event Lengths
Quantize Panel Opens/Closes the floating Quantize Panel. 8 Quantize Functions
Reset Quantize What it says. Note: If you have used “Freeze MIDI Quantize”, this command will NOT take you back before the Freeze. 7 Quantize Functions
Select Next Quantize Selects next quantize value. Works simultaneously for Inspector>Quantize>Grid Type, Project window’s top toolbar, and the quantize panel’s grid setting. 7
Select Prev Quantize Selects previous quantize value. Works simultaneously for Inspector>Quantize>Grid Type, Project window’s top toolbar, and the quantize panel’s grid setting. 7
Set Quantize to 1th Sets Quantize Grid to 1/1 8
Set Quantize to 2th Sets Quantize Grid to 1/2 8
Set Quantize to 4th Sets Quantize Grid to 1/4 8
Set Quantize to 8th Sets Quantize Grid to 1/8 8
Set Quantize to 16th Sets Quantize Grid to 1/16 8
Set Quantize to 32th Sets Quantize Grid to 1/32 8
Set Quantize to 64th Sets Quantize Grid to 1/64 8
Set Quantize to 128th Sets Quantize Grid to 1/128 8
“New in 11!” Soft Quantize On/Off Activates/Deactivates Soft Quantize. (ex Iterative) 4 Quantize Functions
Toggle Quantize Dotted Toggles Dotted for the currently selected quantize grid value. 10
Toggle Quantize Triplet Toggles Triplet for the currently selected quantize grid value. 10

Commands: Render in Place

Command Default Key Function My Rating Link
Render (with Current Settings) Directly renders the selection with the current render settings. 10 Rendering Tracks
Render Settings… Brings up the “Render Selection” window, where we can adjust the settings, and then render if we want to. 4 Render Selection Dialog

Commands: Sample Editor

Command Default Key Function My Rating Link
Bypass Warping Bypasses the AudioWarp Section of the Inspector>Editor (Sample Editor) 4 AudioWarp Section
Reanalyze Audio Reanalyzes the audio to prepare it for VariAudio Editing. 6 Functions Menu
VariAudio - Bypass VariAudio Bypasses the VariAudio Section of the Inspector>Editor 4 VariAudio Inspector Section
VariAudio - Extract MIDI (no Dialog) Directly Extracts MIDI when Editing VariAudio, using the current settings for the extraction. 6 Extract MIDI Dialog
VariAudio - Extract MIDI… Brings up the Extract MIDI window, where the settings for extracting MIDI from Audio are made. 4 Extract MIDI Dialog
VariAudio - Quantize Pitch Quantizes Pitch. I think it’s like dragging the quantize pitch slider to 100%, except when using this key-command, the Quantize Pitch slider is greyed out. 6 Quantizing Pitches
VariAudio - Reset All Changes Resets All Changes for selection. 6 Functions Menu
VariAudio - Reset Formant Shift Changes Resets changes made to the “Shift Formant” slider. 6 Functions Menu
VariAudio - Reset Pitch Changes Resets changes made to the “Quantize Pitch” slider. 6 Functions Menu
VariAudio - Reset Pitch Curve Changes Resets changes made to the “Straighten Curve” slider. 6 Functions Menu
VariAudio - Reset Volume Changes Resets changes made to the “Volume” slider. 6 Functions Menu
VariAudio - Reset Warp Changes Resets changes made to the segments’ starts and ends. 6 Functions Menu
VariAudio - Show MIDI Reference Track Shows/Hide the MIDI reference track assigned. 4 Showing MIDI Reference Tracks
VariAudio - Toggle Pitch Snap Mode Cycles between “Absolute”, "“Relative”, and “Off” for the Pitch Snap Mode. 4 Pitch Snap Mode
VariAudio - Toggle Smart Control Mode Toggles between “Default” and “All” Smart Controls. 4 Smart Controls

Commands: Score Align Elements

Command Default Key Function My Rating Link
Bottom Aligns symbols horizontally to the bottom. 5 Aligning Symbols
Center Horizontally Aligns symbols to the center horizontally. 5 Aligning Symbols
Center Vertically Aligns symblols to the center vertically. 5 Aligning Symbols
Dynamics Aligns only dynamics. 5 Aligning Dynamics
Left Aligns symbols to the left. 5 Aligning Symbols
Right Aligns symbols to the right. 5 Aligning Symbols
Top Aligns symbols to the top. 5 Aligning Symbols
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Commands: Score Functions

Part One

Command Default Key Function My Rating Link
50% ? I suspect this is Page Mode zoom, but it doesn’t do anything. ? ? Zoom Pop-Up Menu
75% ? I suspect this is Page Mode zoom, but it doesn’t do anything. ? ? Zoom Pop-Up Menu
100% ? I suspect this is Page Mode zoom, but it doesn’t do anything. ? ? Zoom Pop-Up Menu
120% ? I suspect this is Page Mode zoom, but it doesn’t do anything. ? ? Zoom Pop-Up Menu
200% ? I suspect this is Page Mode zoom, but it doesn’t do anything. ? ? Zoom Pop-Up Menu
300% ? I suspect this is Page Mode zoom, but it doesn’t do anything. ? ? Zoom Pop-Up Menu
400% ? I suspect this is Page Mode zoom, but it doesn’t do anything. ? ? Zoom Pop-Up Menu
600% ? I suspect this is Page Mode zoom, but it doesn’t do anything. ? ? Zoom Pop-Up Menu
Auto Group Notes Automatically groups notes. (Connects stems) Note: This command has been moved under Commands: Scores in Cubase 11. 7 Activating Automatic Grouping
Auto Layout Brings up the Auto Layout window. 7 Auto Layout Dialog
Auto Layout: Bars and Staves Directly applies Auto Layout with the Bars and Staves option. Page Mode Only 7 Auto Layout Dialog
Auto Layout: Hide All Empty Staves Directly applies Auto Layout with the “Hide Empty Staves>All Staves” option. Page Mode Only 7 Auto Layout Dialog
Auto Layout: Hide Empty Staves Directly applies Auto Layout with the “Hide Empty Staves” option . Page Mode Only 7 Auto Layout Dialog
Auto Layout: Move All Bars Directly applies Auto Layout with the “Move Bars>All Staves” option. Page Mode Only 7 Auto Layout Dialog
Auto Layout: Move All Staves Directly applies Auto Layout with the “Move Staves>All Staves” option. Page Mode Only 7 Auto Layout Dialog
Auto Layout: Move Bars Directly applies Auto Layout with the “Move Bars” option. Page Mode Only 7 Auto Layout Dialog
Auto Layout: Move Staves Directly applies Auto Layout with the “Move Staves” option. Page Mode Only 7 Auto Layout Dialog
Auto Layout: Optimize All Directly applies Auto Layout with the “Optimize All” option. Page Mode Only 7 Auto Layout Dialog
Auto Layout: Spread All Pages Directly applies Auto Layout with the “Spread All Pages” option. Page Mode Only 7 Auto Layout Dialog
Auto Layout: Spread Page Directly applies Auto Layout with the “Spread Page” option. Page Mode Only 7 Auto Layout Dialog
Brillenbass… I never encountered this terminology before. Brings up a “Grouping” window to select the tremolo value, and then builds a tremolo between the selected notes. Note: This command is missing entirely in Cubase 11. 7 Grouping Notes under Beams with the Group Notes Function
Build Accelerando… Brings up a “Grouping” window to select the starting and end values, then creates a feathered “accelerando” beam. 4 Creating Fanned Beams
Build N-Tuplet… Brings up the Tuplets window, to build the desired tuplet. 10 Building Tuplets
Build Repeat… Brings up a “Grouping” window to select the value, and then applies single-note tremolos to the selected notes. Note: Also allows next note tremolos. 10 Grouping Notes under Beams Using Repeats
Build Trill… Brings up a “Build Trill” window, to build a trill. 10 Build Trill Dialog
Clear Bar Clears the selected bars. 7 Hiding Notes and Rests in Bars
Convert to Grace Note Converts the selected notes to grace notes. 10 Creating Grace Notes
Display Markers Displays Markers in the score. (You need to have an active marker track. You can fill in the description field of the markers, and it will automatically be used.) 7 Showing Markers in Layouts
Enharmonic Shift: # Respells the selected notes enharmonically using sharps, if possible. 3 Enharmonic Shift Section
Enharmonic Shift: ## Respells the selected notes enharmonically using double sharps, if possible. 3 Enharmonic Shift Section
Enharmonic Shift: () Encloses (cautionary) accidentals in parentheseis. 3 Enharmonic Shift Section
Enharmonic Shift: ? Spells all accidentals for selected notes. (All accidentals, even naturals.) 3 Enharmonic Shift Section
Enharmonic Shift: b Respells the selected notes enharmonically using flats, if possible. 3 Enharmonic Shift Section
Enharmonic Shift: bb Respells the selected notes enharmonically using double flats, if possible. 3 Enharmonic Shift Section
Enharmonic Shift: no (hide) Hides all accidentals for the selected notes. 3 Enharmonic Shift Section
Enharmonic Shift : off (automatic) Turns off enharmonic shift and returns to the automatic enharmonic spelling. 3 Enharmonic Shift Section
Explode Brings up an Explode winodw, to adjust the settings for the explosion. (If we have more than one notes occurring simultaneously in one voice, we can use explode to either send them to polyphonic voices, or different tracks. Kind of like Dissolve Part of MIDI) 6 Explode Dialog
Extract Voices Like above, but tracks are created for each voice assigned. 6 Converting Voices to Tracks – Extract Voices
Flip Flips stems. 10 Flipping Stems of Grouped Notes
Font Settings, Set 1 - x Applies set “x’s” font settings to the selected text. You must first create a new set from Scores>Settings>Project, Font Settings>Attribute Sets 10 Text Attribute Sets
Font Settings, Set 2 - x Applies set “x’s” font settings to the selected text. You must first create a new set from Scores>Settings>Project, Font Settings>Attribute Sets 10 Text Attribute Sets
Font Settings, Set 3 - x Applies set “x’s” font settings to the selected text. You must first create a new set from Scores>Settings>Project, Font Settings>Attribute Sets 10 Text Attribute Sets
Font Settings, Set 4 - x Applies set “x’s” font settings to the selected text. You must first create a new set from Scores>Settings>Project, Font Settings>Attribute Sets 10 Text Attribute Sets
Font Settings, Set 5 - x Applies set “x’s” font settings to the selected text. You must first create a new set from Scores>Settings>Project, Font Settings>Attribute Sets 10 Text Attribute Sets
Font Settings, Set 6 - x Applies set “x’s” font settings to the selected text. You must first create a new set from Scores>Settings>Project, Font Settings>Attribute Sets 10 Text Attribute Sets
Font Settings, Set 7 - x Applies set “x’s” font settings to the selected text. You must first create a new set from Scores>Settings>Project, Font Settings>Attribute Sets 10 Text Attribute Sets
Font Settings, Set 8 - x Applies set “x’s” font settings to the selected text. You must first create a new set from Scores>Settings>Project, Font Settings>Attribute Sets 10 Text Attribute Sets
Font Settings, Set 9 - x Applies set “x’s” font settings to the selected text. You must first create a new set from Scores>Settings>Project, Font Settings>Attribute Sets 10 Text Attribute Sets
Font Settings, Set 10 - x Applies set “x’s” font settings to the selected text. You must first create a new set from Scores>Settings>Project, Font Settings>Attribute Sets 10 Text Attribute Sets
Font Settings, Set 11 - x Applies set “x’s” font settings to the selected text. You must first create a new set from Scores>Settings>Project, Font Settings>Attribute Sets 10 Text Attribute Sets
Font Settings, Set 12 - x Applies set “x’s” font settings to the selected text. You must first create a new set from Scores>Settings>Project, Font Settings>Attribute Sets 10 Text Attribute Sets
Font Settings, Set 13 - x Applies set “x’s” font settings to the selected text. You must first create a new set from Scores>Settings>Project, Font Settings>Attribute Sets 10 Text Attribute Sets
Font Settings, Set 14 - x Applies set “x’s” font settings to the selected text. You must first create a new set from Scores>Settings>Project, Font Settings>Attribute Sets 10 Text Attribute Sets
Font Settings, Set 15 - x Applies set “x’s” font settings to the selected text. You must first create a new set from Scores>Settings>Project, Font Settings>Attribute Sets 10 Text Attribute Sets
Font Settings, Set 16 - x Applies set “x’s” font settings to the selected text. You must first create a new set from Scores>Settings>Project, Font Settings>Attribute Sets 10 Text Attribute Sets
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Commands: Score Functions

Part Two

Command Default Key Function My Rating Link
Force Update Forces a redraw of the whole page. 4 Extended Toolbar
Get Info Multifunctional key. Like double-clicking on an element. Use it on a clef, takes you to Edit clef. Use it on a bar-line, takes you to the repeat bar lines window. Use it on a note-head, takes you to the Set Note Info window. You get the picture. 10 Extended Toolbar
Group Notes Groups the selected notes. The starting note of the selection will be the first of the group and have a starting beam, and the note in the end will be the last of the group and have an ending beam. 10 Grouping Notes under Beams with the Group Notes Function
Hide Hides/shows the selected element. 10 Hiding Objects
Insert Slur Inserts a slur over the selected notes. 10 Inserting Slurs
Insert Voice: 1 “Arms” Voice 1. Any notes you draw will belong to Voice 1 Note: Requires the staff to be set to polyphonic, otherwise only one voice will be available. 10 Activating Voices and Entering Notes
Insert Voice: 2 “Arms” Voice 2. Any notes you draw will belong to Voice 2 Note: Requires the staff to be set to polyphonic, otherwise only one voice will be available. 10 Activating Voices and Entering Notes
Insert Voice: 3 “Arms” Voice 3. Any notes you draw will belong to Voice 3 Note: Requires the staff to be set to polyphonic, otherwise only one voice will be available. 10 Activating Voices and Entering Notes
Insert Voice: 4 “Arms” Voice 4. Any notes you draw will belong to Voice 4 Note: Requires the staff to be set to polyphonic, otherwise only one voice will be available. 10 Activating Voices and Entering Notes
Insert Voice: Next “Arms” the next Voice. Does NOT cycle back after you reach Voice 4. Note: Requires the staff to be set to polyphonic, otherwise only one voice will be available. 7 Activating Voices and Entering Notes
Insert Voice: Previous “Arms” the previous Voice. Does NOT cycle back after you reach Voice 1. Note: Requires the staff to be set to polyphonic, otherwise only one voice will be available. 7 Activating Voices and Entering Notes
Make Chord Symbols Makes Chord Symbols out of the selected notes. (must be chords, arpeggios don’t count. Needs 8th notes or longer to work.) 8 Creating Chord Symbols from a Recording
Marker Track to Form If you have insert any markers, giving this command will put them in the score as rehearsal marks, with double barlines under them. 8 Showing Markers in Layouts
Merge All Staves Merges up to four different staves into one staff, by assigning each staff a voice from 1 to 4. (Others call it Implode) 6 Merging Polyphonic Voices
Move To String 1 When working with tablature, you can move a note on other strings to string 1. (Provided the note exists on the string). 8 Moving Notes to Another String
Move To String 2 When working with tablature, you can move a note on other strings to string 2. (Provided the note exists on the string). 8 Moving Notes to Another String
Move To String 3 When working with tablature, you can move a note on other strings to string 3. (Provided the note exists on the string). 8 Moving Notes to Another String
Move To String 4 When working with tablature, you can move a note on other strings to string 4. (Provided the note exists on the string). 8 Moving Notes to Another String
Move To String 5 When working with tablature, you can move a note on other strings to string 5. (Provided the note exists on the string). 8 Moving Notes to Another String
Move To String 6 When working with tablature, you can move a note on other strings to string 6. (Provided the note exists on the string). 8 Moving Notes to Another String
Move To String 7 When working with tablature, you can move a note on other strings to string 7. (Provided the note exists on the string). 8 Moving Notes to Another String
Move To String 8 When working with tablature, you can move a note on other strings to string 8. (Provided the note exists on the string). 8 Moving Notes to Another String
Move To String 9 When working with tablature, you can move a note on other strings to string 9. (Provided the note exists on the string). 8 Moving Notes to Another String
Move To String 10 When working with tablature, you can move a note on other strings to string 10. (Provided the note exists on the string). 8 Moving Notes to Another String
Move To String 11 When working with tablature, you can move a note on other strings to string 11. (Provided the note exists on the string). 8 Moving Notes to Another String
Move To String 12 When working with tablature, you can move a note on other strings to string 12. (Provided the note exists on the string). 8 Moving Notes to Another String
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Commands: Score Functions

Part Three

Command Default Key Function My Rating Link
Move To Voice 1 Moves selected note(s) to Voice 1, provided staff settings allow. (Polyphonic mode must be on, and the corresponding voices activated) 10 Moving Notes to Voices Manually
Move To Voice 2 Moves selected note(s) to Voice 2, provided staff settings allow. (Polyphonic mode must be on, and the corresponding voices activated) 10 Moving Notes to Voices Manually
Move To Voice 3 Moves selected note(s) to Voice 3, provided staff settings allow. (Polyphonic mode must be on, and the corresponding voices activated) 10 Moving Notes to Voices Manually
Move To Voice 4 Moves selected note(s) to Voice 4, provided staff settings allow. (Polyphonic mode must be on, and the corresponding voices activated) 10 Moving Notes to Voices Manually
Move To Voice 5 Moves selected note(s) to Voice 5, provided staff settings allow. (Polyphonic mode must be on, and the corresponding voices activated) 10 Moving Notes to Voices Manually
Move To Voice 6 Moves selected note(s) to Voice 6, provided staff settings allow. (Polyphonic mode must be on, and the corresponding voices activated) 10 Moving Notes to Voices Manually
Move To Voice 7 Moves selected note(s) to Voice 7, provided staff settings allow. (Polyphonic mode must be on, and the corresponding voices activated) 10 Moving Notes to Voices Manually
Move To Voice 8 Moves selected note(s) to Voice 8, provided staff settings allow. (Polyphonic mode must be on, and the corresponding voices activated) 10 Moving Notes to Voices Manually
Number of Bars Brings up “Number of Bars” window, where we can choose how many bars will fit per system in Page Mode. 8 Number of Bars Dialog
One down Moves to the next HIGHER Voice. If you have a note in Voice 4 and you give this command, the note will go to Voice 3. That’s why it’s “One down”, because 4-1=3. Well. 6 Moving Notes to Voices Manually
One up Moves to the next LOWER Voice. If you have a note in Voice 3 and you give this command, the note will go to Voice 4. That’s why it’s “One up”, because 3+1=4. Well. 6 Moving Notes to Voices Manually
Paste Note Attributes If you copy a note that is marked with say, tenuto, staccato and marcato and then use this command on an unmarked note, it will be marked with tenuto, staccato and marcato. Most of the attributes included in “Set Note Info” (when double clicking a note) work with this command. Pity it doesn’t work with whole passages. 8 Copying Settings Between Notes
Position Panel Brings up the Position Info panel. Doesn’t close it though. 5 Extended Toolbar
Reset Layout… Brings up the Reset Layout window. There we must choose what will be reset, and on which staves. 6 Reset Layout Dialog
Score Notes to MIDI This command will transform the actual MIDI part to be EXACTLY as the score. (Of course this about a recorded MIDI performance, which Cubase makes more “readable” with its Display Quantize.) 4 Converting MIDI Notes to Match the Score
Show Bar Repeat Sign Places the “repeat previous bar” musical symbol in the selected bars. 6 Replacing Notation with Repeat Bar Signs
Show Chord Track Shows/Hides the Chord Track. 8 Displaying Chord Symbols from the Chord Track
Show Regular Notation If you have a selection transformed to rhythmic notation, you can make it “Show Regular Notation” again with this command. 5 Showing Rhythmic Notation as Regular Notation
Show Rhythmic Notation Takes a selection and makes it into Rhythmic Notation. What this means is, all notes are brought to the same staff line, and have their noteheads change. You can go back to the previous state with “Show Regular Notation”. All this is just -displaying- information, nothing is being actually changed. 5 Showing Staff Notation as Rhythmic Notation
Spacer and Hidden to Layout The “Spacer” part is not clear to me. The Hidden to Layout is plain as day. Whatever you’ve hidden, when you give this command it will be moved to the Layout Layer. ?
Verse 1 Moves the selected lyrics to the 1st verse. 7 Moving Lyrics to a Different Verse
Verse 2 Moves the selected lyrics to the 2nd verse. 7 Moving Lyrics to a Different Verse
Verse 3 Moves the selected lyrics to the 3rd verse. 7 Moving Lyrics to a Different Verse
Verse 4 Moves the selected lyrics to the 4th verse. 7 Moving Lyrics to a Different Verse
Verse 5 Moves the selected lyrics to the 5th verse. 7 Moving Lyrics to a Different Verse
Verse 6 Moves the selected lyrics to the 6th verse. 7 Moving Lyrics to a Different Verse
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Commands: Score Meter Scale

Note: In Edit Mode, zoom percentage key commands will apply the magnification, but layout will not be updated unfortunately. On the contrary, those that explicitly state: “Edit Mode: x%” , will only work in Edit Mode, but properly.

Command Default Key Function My Rating Link
50% Zooms to 50% both in Edit Mode, and Page Mode. 10 Zoom Pop-Up Menu
75% Zooms to 75% both in Edit Mode, and Page Mode. 10 Zoom Pop-Up Menu
100% Zooms to 100% both in Edit Mode, and Page Mode. 10 Zoom Pop-Up Menu
120% Zooms to 120% both in Edit Mode, and Page Mode. 10 Zoom Pop-Up Menu
200% Zooms to 200% both in Edit Mode, and Page Mode. 10 Zoom Pop-Up Menu
300% Zooms to 300% both in Edit Mode, and Page Mode. 10 Zoom Pop-Up Menu
400% Zooms to 400% both in Edit Mode, and Page Mode. 10 Zoom Pop-Up Menu
600% Zooms to 600% both in Edit Mode, and Page Mode. 10 Zoom Pop-Up Menu
CM Changes the Page Mode ruler to centimeters. Opinion: Ruler should be mentioned for clarity. 10 Zoom Pop-Up Menu
Edit Mode: 50% Zooms to 50% when in Edit Mode only. 10 Zoom Pop-Up Menu
Edit Mode: 80% Zooms to 80% when in Edit Mode only. 10 Zoom Pop-Up Menu
Edit Mode: 100% Zooms to 100% when in Edit Mode only. 10 Zoom Pop-Up Menu
Edit Mode: 150% Zooms to 150% when in Edit Mode only. 10 Zoom Pop-Up Menu
Edit Mode: 200% Zooms to 200% when in Edit Mode only. 10 Zoom Pop-Up Menu
Fit Page In Page Mode, fits the whole page to the screen. In Edit Mode, it tries to do something similar? 10 Zoom Pop-Up Menu
Fit Width In Page Mode, fits the width of the page to the screen. In Edit Mode, it tries to do something similar? 10 Zoom Pop-Up Menu
Hide Unused In Edit Mode, Hides Unused staves. 10
Inch Changes the Page Mode ruler to inches. Opinion: Ruler should be mentioned for clarity. 10 Zoom Pop-Up Menu
Off Removes the Page Mode ruler. Opinion: Ruler should be mentioned for clarity. 10 Zoom Pop-Up Menu
PT Changes the Page Mode ruler to Points. (0,3528mm) Opinion: Ruler should be mentioned for clarity. 10 Zoom Pop-Up Menu
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Commands: Score Symbol Editor

Note: In order to get to the Score Symbol Editor, you need to have the User Symbols Palette visible. Right clicking on the symbol tile will give you the option to Open or Edit the symbol, which will finally launch the Score Symbol Editor. Or, you can use the key command Scores → User Symbols…

Command Default Key Function My Rating Link
100% Zooms to 100% in the Symbol Editor 6
200% Zooms to 200% in the Symbol Editor 6
400% Zooms to 400% in the Symbol Editor 6
600% Zooms to 600% in the Symbol Editor 6
800% Zooms to 800% in the Symbol Editor 6
Align Bottom Aligns selection in the Symbol Editor to the bottom. 8 User Symbols Editor
Align Center Horizontally Aligns selection in the Symbol Editor in a row, horizontally. 8 User Symbols Editor
Align Center Vertically Aligns selection in the Symbol Editor in a column, vertically. 8 User Symbols Editor
Align Left Aligns the left sides of the selection in the Symbol Editor, vertically. 8 User Symbols Editor
Align Right Aligns the right sides of the selection in the Symbol Editor, vertically. 8 User Symbols Editor
Align Top Aligns the top sides of the selection in the Symbol Editor, horizontally. 8 User Symbols Editor
Bring To Front Brings selection to front. 8 User Symbols Editor
Delete Symbol Deletes the selected symbol on the left. If you only have one symbol on the left, this command will not delete it. 8 User Symbols Editor
Export Symbol… Brings up the “Eport Graphics” (x missing) window, to export the selected symbol. 8 User Symbols Editor
Export User Symbols… Brings up the “Save Palette…” window, to export the whole palette. (all symbols on the left) 8 User Symbols Editor
Flip +90 Flips the current selection 90 degrees clockwise. 8 User Symbols Editor
Flip -90 Flips the current selection 90 degrees anticlockwise. 8 User Symbols Editor
Group Makes the current selection of elements into a group. 10 User Symbols Editor
Import Symbol… Brings up the “Import Graphics” window, to import a symbol. 8 User Symbols Editor
Import User Symbols… Brings up the “Open Palette…” window, to import a whole palette. (all symbols on the left) 8 User Symbols Editor
Mirror horizontal Mirrors selection along the horizontal axis. 10 User Symbols Editor
Mirror vertical Mirrors selection along the vertical axis. (Not working as expected?) ? User Symbols Editor
New Symbol Starts a new symbol. 8 User Symbols Editor
Send to Back Sends selection to the back. 8 User Symbols Editor
Ungroup If you have made a selection into a group before, you can disband the group and go back to having independent elements with this command. 10 User Symbols Editor
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Commands: Score Symbol Palettes

Note: All key commands in this category get a rating of 5. If the palettes opened AND closed with the key command, and if they could be freely resized into rows or columns, they would get a 10+.

Command Default Key Function My Rating Link
Chord Symbols Brings up the “Chord Symbols” palette. 5 Chord Symbols Section
Clef Brings up the “Clef” palette. 5 Clefs Section
Clef etc. Brings up the “Clef etc.” palette. 5 Clefs etc. Section
Dynamic Mapping Brings up the “Dynamic Mapping” palette. 5 Dynamics Mapping Section
Dynamics Brings up the “Dynamics” palette. 5 Dynamics Section
Expression Map Brings up the “Expression Map” palette. (It goes without saying that you must have an expression map assigned.) 5 Expression Map Section
Favorites Brings up the “Favorites” palette. 5 Favorites Section
Form Symbols Brings up the “Form Symbols” palette. 5 Form Symbols Section
Guitar Symbols Brings up the “Guitar Symbols” palette. 5 Guitar Symbols Section
Keys Brings up the “Keys” palette. 5 Keys Section
Line/Trill Brings up the “Line/Trill” palette. 5 Lines/Trills Section
Note Symbols Brings up the “Note Symbols” palette. 5 Note Symbols Section
Other Brings up the “Other” palette. 5 Other Section
Time Sign Brings up the “Time Sign” palette. 5 Time Signatures Section
User Symbols Brings up the “User Symbols” palette. 5 User Symbols Section
Words Brings up the “Words” palette. 5 Words Section
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Commands: Scores

Command Default Key Function My Rating Link
Auto Group Notes ? This command does nothing for me. Broken? 0 Activating Automatic Grouping
“New in 11!” Computer Keyboard Input On/Off Self-explanatory 5 Entering Notes with the Computer Keyboard
Find and Replace… Brings up the “Find and Replace” window, where we can Find and Replace text throughout the score. 5 Find and Replace Dialog
Lyrics from Clipboard If you have some text copied to the clipboard, you can select a note and give this command to insert this text as lyrics, starting on that note. 5 Importing Lyrics
Move to Next Page Moves the selected system to the next page. In Page Mode 10 Inserting Page Breaks
Move to Previous Page Moves the selected system to the previous page. In Page Mode 10 Inserting Page Breaks
“New in 11!” Note Editing Overlay On/Off Brings up an overlay that sits above/below each bar, from which we can modify MIDI length, Display duration and velocity. Opinion: I wish it was a tad wider, at 100% zoom I can barely see what I’m doing. 10 Editing Notes and Velocities Using the Overlay
Page Mode Switches between Page Mode/Edit Mode. 10 Page Mode
Score Editor in Lower Zone: Toggle Inspector ? This command does nothing for me. I think it is supposed to switch between “Show Symbols” and “Show Inspector” in the “Inspector>Editor” drop-down menu. Broken? 0 Inspector
Settings… Brings up the “Score Settings” window. Note: It seems that the only difference this command has compared to the next one, is in which tab of the “Score Settings” it takes you. 10 Score Settings – Staff Tab
Staff Setup Brings up the “Score Settings” window. Note: It seems that the only difference this command has compared to the previous one, is in which tab of the “Score Settings” it takes you. 10 Score Settings – Staff Tab
Text from Clipboard If you have some text copied to the clipboard, you can select some text and give this command to replace it with the clipboard’s text. 5 Context Menu Options
User Symbols… Directly opens the “User Symbols Editor”. 10 User Symbols Editor
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Commands: Scores Statusbar

Command Default Key Function My Rating Link
Toggle Filter: Bar Handles Self Explanatory. 10 Filters
Toggle Filter: Cutflag Self Explanatory. 10 Filters
Toggle Filter: Grouping Self Explanatory. 10 Filters
Toggle Filter: Hidden Notes Self Explanatory. 10 Filters
Toggle Filter: Hide Self Explanatory. 10 Filters
Toggle Filter: Layout Tool Self Explanatory. 10 Filters
Toggle Filter: Quantize Self Explanatory. 10 Filters
Toggle Filter: Split Rests Self Explanatory. 10 Filters
Toggle Filter: Stems/Beams Self Explanatory. 10 Filters
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Commands: Set Insert Length

Command Default Key Function My Rating Link
1/ 1 Alt 1 Sets Insert Length to whole note. 10 Selecting a Note Value for Input
1/ 2 Alt 2 Sets Insert Length to half note. 10 Selecting a Note Value for Input
1/ 4 Alt 3 Sets Insert Length to quarter note. 10 Selecting a Note Value for Input
1/ 8 Alt 4 Sets Insert Length to eighth note. 10 Selecting a Note Value for Input
1/ 16 Alt 5 Sets Insert Length to sixteenth note. 10 Selecting a Note Value for Input
1/ 32 Alt 6 Sets Insert Length to thirty-second note. 10 Selecting a Note Value for Input
1/ 64 Alt 7 Sets Insert Length to sixty-fourth note. 10 Selecting a Note Value for Input
1/128 Alt 8 Sets Insert Length to hundred-and-twenty-eighth note. 10 Selecting a Note Value for Input
Toggle Dotted Alt . Adds/Removes dot to/from the current insert value. 10 Selecting a Note Value for Input
Toggle Triplet Alt , Modifies current insert length value to be triplets. 10 Selecting a Note Value for Input
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“Removed from 11” Commands: Text Size

Note: All following commands have either been removed in 11, or I can’t find the trigger to make them show up in the “Key Commands” window.

Command Default Key Function My Rating Link
24 Directly resizes selected text to 24 points. 8 Setting up the Text Font
36 Directly resizes selected text to 36 points. 8 Setting up the Text Font
48 Directly resizes selected text to 48 points. 8 Setting up the Text Font
60 Directly resizes selected text to 60 points. 8 Setting up the Text Font
72 Directly resizes selected text to 72 points. 8 Setting up the Text Font
84 Directly resizes selected text to 84 points. 8 Setting up the Text Font
120 Directly resizes selected text to 120 points. 8 Setting up the Text Font
144 Directly resizes selected text to 144 points. 8 Setting up the Text Font
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