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Programming Key Shortcuts

There are several 2 key button presses that are shortcuts to navigating the console.

These key combinations are also found in the Online Help system on the console by pressing the [?] key. 

The following list is commonly used key combination shortcuts.​

Note: The plus (+) symbol is used to denote the need to press and hold the first key, then press the second key while still holding the first​.

LOCK A TAB:

[Park]+[Tab]

EDIT A MASTER:

[Modify]+[Master button] (opens the master editor)

RELEASE CHANNELS:

[C/Alt]+[Ch]

​CLOSE ALL UNLOCKED TABS:

[C/Alt]+[Tab]

RECORDING A MASTER PAGE:

[Record]+[Page]

SPLIT SCREENS:

[Tab]+[Down Arrow] (toggles Horizontal & Vertical Split) 
[Tab]+[Up Arrow] (single screen)

ADJUST SECTION HEIGHT OF TAB:

[Tab]+{Level Wheel}

ADJUST COLUMN WIDTH:

[Column]+{Level Wheel}

ZOOM CHANNELS:

[Format]+{Level Wheel}

​CHANGE TIME TO %:

[C/Alt]+[Modify]

​CLEAR A MASTER:

[C/Alt]+[Master button]

FETCH (Get Parameters from Another Preset)

1. Be in the preset that you want to update 
2. Select the preset # that you want to get parameters from 
3. Fetch + Category (Color, Focus, Beam)

Ex. # [Fetch]+[Focus],[Color],[Beam]

ALIGN:

1. Select channel to copy from 
2. ADD channels to copy to 
3. [Align]+[Focus],[Color],[Beam]

​PROGRAMABLE PARAMETER BUTTON (U1-U2-U3):

1. Select a button ([1] or [2] or [3]) 
    (Look at the LCD to select which page that you want to record (1/3, 2/3 or 3/3)) 
2. [Modify]+[Wheel Key] (editor opens) 
3. Select parameter you want on each wheel

When you select a channel for a device, pressing 1 or 2 or 3 now has the assigned parameters.

​​ASSIGN MULTIPLE CHANNELS TO A MASTER:

1. Select channels with levels 
2. [Preset]+[Master Button] (assigns all the selected channels to the master)

ASSIGN INDIVIDUAL SELECTED CHANNELS TO SEVERAL MASTER:

1. Select channels with levels 
2. [Channel]+[Master Button] 
    (this consecutively assign channels to consecutive masters)

RECORDING A HOME VALUE:

1. Select a fixture 
2. Adjust its value for the "home" position 
3. [Record]+[Home Attrib]

​HIDING (UNHIDING) the TIME BAR in MAIN PLAYBACK:

[Format]+[Up Arrow]([Down Arrow])

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