Reaper Key Shortcuts

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Reaper Quick Key Reference Guide

Here's our list of keystrokes that we've created for you to use in Reaper. If you wish to change any of these keystrokes or to build your own custom actions, there are instructions on how to do that here: Reaper Actions


KEY 
ACTION
Play/Pause 
Spacebar (cursor will remain where it is stopped)
Play/Stop 
Ctrl+Spacebar (cursor will return to where it began playing)
Enter/Return 
Play from beginning of project
Alt+Spacebar 
Play from beginning of selected MIDI notes
Double Left Click 
Writes single MIDI note the length of the smallest grid marker (ie: grid set to 1/16, command will write 1/16 note).
Left Drag 
Writes MIDI note
Right Click Drag 
Select box
Shift+Mousewheel 
Scroll horizontally
Ctrl+Mousewheel 
Zooms vertically
Alt+Mousewheel 
Zooms horizontally
Ctrl+Right Arrow 
Moves cursor right one grid unit
Ctrl+Left Arrow 
Moves cursor left one grid unit
Up Arrow 
Move selected notes up a semitone/Move selected audio up a track
Down Arrow 
Move selected notes up a semitone/Move selected audio down one track
Right Arrow 
Move selected notes/audio right one grid unit
Left Arrow 
Move selected notes/audio left one grid unit
Shift+Left 
Move cursor left, creating time selection
Shift+Right 
Move cursor right creating time selection
Move cursor to left of selected
Ctrl+Left Drag 
Copy/Drag Selected
Tab 
Move cursor to next transient in selected object
Shift+Tab 
Move cursor to previous transient in selected object
Alt+Shift+C 
Create measure from time selection (detects tempo)
Set tempo by bar
Set tempo by bar and change time signature
Shift+K 
Auto generates count in
Splices audio
Joins selected notes
Shift+D 
Deletes selected double notes
Alt+C 
Copy selected notes down one octave
Shift+C 
Copy selected notes from Expert down to LH Anims
Shift+A 
Align all text (lyric) events with selected notes
Shift+> 
Shift all text (lyric) events forward one selected note
Shift+< 
Shift all text (lyric) events back one selected note
Ctrl+Alt+E 
Open selected items in MIDI Editor
Alt+N 
Cycles through active MIDI Items
Unison Phrase Burn
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Blue text represents C3 changes or additions to the original RBN documentation.