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    FL Studio Keyboard Shortcuts

    I did something similar for Bitwig, and now I find myself diving into FL Studio, so I thought I'd create a page for a quick and visual reference to some of the most useful FL Studio keyboard shortcuts.

    If you bookmark or pin this page and then reference it as you work on your FL Studio projects, it should help you learn and memorize the most useful shortcuts for you.

    These shortcuts are up to date as of FL Studio 20.8.3

    Quick legend: ⌘ = Cmd, ⇧ = Shift


    Operating System

    Toggle to show keys for your operating system:

    Mac


    F Keys

    F1

    help

    F2

    rename selected

    F3

    toggle playlist/tool menu

    F4

    next empty pattern

    F5

    playlist

    F6

    step sequencer

    F7

    piano roll

    F8

    plugin picker

    F9

    mixer

    F10

    MIDI settings

    F11

    song info


    Playlist & Piano Roll Tools

    P

    draw

    B

    paint

    N

    paint (drum sequence)

    D

    delete

    T

    mute

    S

    slip

    C

    slice

    E

    select

    Z

    zoom

    Y

    playback


    Zooming

    Page Up

    zoom in

    Page Down

    zoom out

    1

    zoom out

    2

    zoom medium

    3

    zoom in

    4

    toggle show all

    5

    zoom from selection


    Single-Key Commands

    O

    toggle portamento

    G

    go to channel above

    K

    go to channel below

    M

    toggle clip type focus

    R

    toggle recording

    L

    switch for pattern or song mode

    Ins

    slice selected at mouse position

    Tab

    toggle opened windows

    Home

    move playback to playlist start


    Piano Roll

    ⌘ + Q

    quick quantize

    Ctrl + Q

    quick quantize

    Alt + Q

    quantize

    Alt + E

    riff machine

    ⌘ + L

    quick legato

    Ctrl + L

    quick legato


    Piano Roll & Playlist

    Alt + M

    muted selected

    ⇧ + Alt + M

    unmuted selected


    to be continued

    I just started putting this page together, so it's currently still a work in progress. Come back soon for the rest!

    Thanks for visiting, come back often. Let your sound be heard & keep on creating!