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Old 07-25-2018, 11:32 AM
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Default Quick shortcut to center screen around selection?

I know this is a noob question, but is there a quick shortcut to just center the screen -- at the current zoom level -- around whatever is currently selected?

Sometimes when I change zoom levels or track heights, the view jumps far away from the actual selection, forcing me to figure out where I am and then scrolling to get back home.

I know that you can use "E" to zoom all the way in on the current selection, but I don't want to zoom all the way in. "Alt F" sort of works, but only horizontally, and it changes the zoom level. I just want to center the screen around the selection at the current zoom level.
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Old 07-25-2018, 03:29 PM
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Old 07-29-2018, 10:41 AM
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Thanks.

This seems to center things horizontally, but not vertically. Is there anything that centers the screen around the selection vertically (or both)?
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Old 07-30-2018, 03:14 AM
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On holiday, but I believe it's Ctrl+Cmd+down arrow?
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Old 07-30-2018, 06:20 AM
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I've notice this lately. I think something has changed either in my settings or in the code because I'm used to press E and the track(s) selected will go straight to the center of the screen and zoom even if they are not in the visible part of the edit window but now they remain whenever they are and I have to scroll up or down to find them.
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Old 07-30-2018, 06:21 AM
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Default Re: Quick shortcut to center screen around selection?

I've been struggling with this since upgrading to 2018.12. It used to be that hitting the left or right arrow would center the left or right boundary of the currently selected region on the screen. That seems no longer to work. It really slows me down. Is there a toggle somewhere to make this function again?
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Default Re: Quick shortcut to center screen around selection?

Me too. Been dealing with this for years now. It’s very unfortunate, because this is one of the most useful time saving shortcuts in the world of Protools. I’ve tried everything imaginable to solve, with poor results. Any luck with this
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On mac:
Make selection.
Ctr-E.
Or, if you have keyboard command focus enabled; E.
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Right or Left Arrow Keys work for me on Windows.
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