Keyboard Shortcuts

Key Symbols

Symbol Meaning

Default Key Map

Command Key
GO space
Panic All escape
Hard Stop All esc esc
Pause All [
Resume All ]
Preview V
Load Selected Cue L
Pause/Resume Selected Cues P
Panic Selected Cues S
Hard Stop Selected Cues SS
Edit Cue Number N
Edit Cue Name Q
Edit Cue Target T
Edit Cue Pre-wait E
Edit Cue Action (duration) D
Edit Cue Post-wait W
Cycle Cue Continue Mode C
Flag/Unflag F

Menu Keyboard Shortcuts


Command Key
Hide QLab ⌘H
Hide Others ⌥⌘H
Quit QLab ⌘Q


Command Key
New Workspace ⌘N
New From Template ⇧⌘N
Open Workspace… ⌘O
Close ⌘W
Save ⌘S
Save As… ⇧⌘S


Command Key
Undo ⌘Z
Redo ⇧⌘Z
Cut ⌘X
Copy ⌘C
Paste ⌘V
Delete ⌘⌫
Select All ⌘A
Find… ⌘F
Find Next ⌘G
Find Previous ⇧⌘G
Show Fonts ⌥⇧⌘T
Bigger ⌘+
Smaller ⌘-
Show Colors ⌥⇧⌘C
Copy Style ⌥⌘C
Paste Style ⌥⌘V


Note: You can reassign keyboard shortcuts for cues by re-arranging them in the toolbox.

Command Key
Group ⌘0
Audio ⌘1
Mic ⌘2
Video ⌘3
Camera ⌘4
Titles ⌘5
Fade ⌘6
OSC ⌘7
MIDI File ⌘9


Command Key
Load to time… ⌘T
Renumber selected cues… ⌘R
Delete numbers of selected cues… ⌘D
Jump to cue… ⌘J
Jump to selected cue’s target ⇧⌘J
Toggle live fade preview ⇧⌘P

Some tools are only visible when certain cue types are selected:

Command Key Cue Type(s)
Copy Levels ⇧⌘C Audio, Mic, Fade
Paste Levels ⇧⌘V Audio, Mic, Fade
Copy Integrated Fade Shape ⌃⌘C Audio, Video, Camera, Titles
Paste Integrated Fade Shape ⌃⌘V Audio, Video, Camera, Titles
Copy Geometry ⇧⌘C Video, Camera, Titles
Paste Geometry ⇧⌘V Video, Camera, Titles
Set Levels From Target ⇧⌘T Fade
Copy Fade Shape ⌃⌘C Fade
Paste Fade Shape ⌃⌘V Fade
Revert Fade Action ⇧⌘R Fade


Command Key
Toggle Full Screen ⇧⌘F
Inspector ⌘I
Toolbox ⌘K
Cue Lists & Active Cues ⌘L
Toggle Between Cue Lists & Active Cues ⇧⌘L
Broken Cues & Warnings ⌘B
Workspace Settings ⌘,
Select Next Cue ⌘↓
Select Previous Cue ⌘↑
Move Playback Position To Next Cue ⇧⌘↓
Move Playback Position To Previous Cue ⇧⌘↑
Select Next Inspector Tab ⌘→
Select Previous Inspector Tab ⌘←
Enter Edit Mode ⇧⌘[
Enter Show Mode ⇧⌘]


Command Key
Minimize ⌘M
Audition Window ⇧⌘A

Other keyboard shortcuts

Command Key
Move Playback Position To Next Cue Sequence +
Move Playback Position To Previous Cue Sequence -
Expand all group cues >
Collapse all group cues <

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