Is there a key command which is the equivalent of clicking on the bottom horizontal scroll bar and sliding it slightly left or right so that the project moves just a few bars left or right (or whatever the zoom factor is appropriate) ?
Basically a ‘nudge’ command that would move the entire piano roll left or right a bar or two.
That -is- a very cool feature. The way I (had) work(ed) is this:
I hit play… and as the music goes by, when I hear something I want to edit, I stop, move back a bar or two and edit. The problem is that with ‘Scroll’ on, if I move back a bit, the window goes whooosh over to the middle. And if I -don’t- have ‘Scroll’ on, if I move back a bit, the cursor moves off the screen.
But BEFORE, when Cubase had FAT SCROLLBARS, it was no problemo. I just tapped the scrollbar and the entire window moved just a little, teeny bit to the left to where the cursor was. Perfect.
NOW, trying to hit the SKINNY LITTLE B-I-ATCH SCROLLBARS makes the window go wooooozhango off maybe 1/3 of the length of the entire song. There’s simply no fine-grain control.
Hmm… did you guys hear of the Middle Mouse Button? When you hold it, you can literally move anywhere you want as fast as you want. For bigger jumps, you can always quickly outzoom using Ctrl+ScrollWheel, then move with Middle Mouse Button and then Ctrl+ScrollWheel to zoom in and it’s super fast.
Ok in front of Cubase now, must have had a senior citizen moment there.
ctrl+Numpad - (minus) jumps back to the nearest Bar.
ctrl+Numpad + (plus) jumps forward to the nearest Bar.
In the generic remote there is “stepBackBar” in the Transport Device.
I know not the same as decently shaped scrollbars, one of those design over function decisions that were made by someone clearly newer using them.
Anyhow hope you can find a new way of doing things, best of luck.
I’m on a tablet, thus no mouse wheel for me. That scoll bar isn’t any good and i’d be much in favour of a fix for the track overview, which is bigger and easier to hit. It’s still jumping around randomly, needs a fix. Alternatively a modifier key + click and hold for panning as in the project window would do just fine. Defo needs some attention. Currently, my template is configured so I don’t have to scroll the mixer in most cases. Works for my particular setup, but isn’t ideal.
Thanks. The problem with all these… plus the scroll wheel… is that they are herky jerky.
As I wrote before, up until C9 you could hit Play and just gently tap the Scroll Bar during playback and get a nice -smooth- movement back a few beats or bars (depending on the zoom level). It was -very- user-friendly. Almost like using a nice scratch buttons on a DJ system. Which was PERFECT for listening, hearing a note you wanted to edit, stop, fix it. Go back to listening. Etc. A GREAT way to work.
Now? It’s CLUNKY. It’s like DJing on a -bad- system. Clunk. Clunk.Everything takes 4xs as long.
I switched back from Mac to PC. And now I gotta use the shift button to scroll left and right with the trackpad. That‘s awful. I‘m used to the touch scrolling. My mouse is basically also a touchpad. So that doesn‘t work too. Everything else is fine. On the Mac I had that feature from the very beginning. I didn‘t know about that behavior because before I switched to Mac there was no multitouch at all. Guess I used the scroll bars in the bottom back then before they went from actually bars to lines. Which would be ok when horizontal scrolling would work without using the shift button. Frustrating!
And by the way: It works with the Magic Mouse on a PC.
I used Boot Camp on a Mac Mini before and it worked flawlessly!