Keyboard shortcuts not working

  • Live Versions: 11, 10
  • Operating System: All

As of Live 10, various keyboard shortcuts work without a modifier.

If the shortcuts don't work check the following:

  • Make sure that the Computer MIDI Keyboard is deactivated.


  • Ensure that there are no Key Mappings that conflict with the shortcuts. Certain plug-ins can hijack the keyboard when their GUI is open. Close all plug-in GUIs and try again. If it's still not working, try in a completely blank Set instead.
  • Certain taskbar utilities may use the same keyboard shortcuts. Close them or disable their keyboard shortcuts.
  • Certain graphics cards (especially those geared for gaming), have keyboard shortcuts that conflict with Live's shortcuts. Open your graphics card control panel and disable these keyboard shortcuts.

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