Space – Play/Stop
A – Show all of waveform (Zoom out Full)
C – Copy File to set Transfer Path
Command+D – Set focus to Description Search Box
Command+F – Set focus to Filename Search box
E – Expand/Hide the Left PeekTree
L – Loop Selected/Zoomed Region
M – Insert CUE marker in Waveform Window at play position / Insert REGION markers if range selected
O – Open Containing Folder
Q – Reverse Playback direction
R – Rename Description for selected file and Injects it into the file also.
S – Spot to Track
T – Add to Tag List
W – Open in Wave Editor (Hold Ctrl for 2nd Wave Editor)
X – Xfer to Pool/Bin in Target app.
Z – Undo one Level of Zoom
? – Play Random Sound

` – Re-Trigger Playback (The tilde key below ESC and above TAB)
ESC – Re-Triggers Playback also now.
BACKSPACE/DELETE – Show Previous Search
Command+BACKSPACE/DELETE – Show Next Search

Option+B – Show File Browser
Option+C – Show Online Page
Option+O – Show Options Page
Option+R – Show Results
Option+T – Show Taglist
Option+V – Hide/Show Right Side Bar

Ctrl+F – Show Folder Contents of Selected File
Ctrl+X – X-fer Checked Items on Taglist to Target App Pool/Bin
Command+Shift+T – Set Transfer Path (or drag a .npr .cpr .ptf or .ptx file to the results page)
Command+Shift+W – Set Wave Editor
Command +I – Import Files
Command+M – Remove Playback Region
Command+N – Create New Database
Command+O – Open Database
Command+R – Reverse File
Command+T – Tag Referenced
Command+T – Trim File Destructively (a yellow range needs to be selected 1st)
Command+Shift+C – Clear All Search Boxes
Command+Shift+F – Force Show All Records

F2 – Quick Access Panel
F3 – Metadata Viewer Panel
F4 – Chunk Panel
F5 – Redraw Waveform
F6 – Burn In Metadata Panel

DEL – Delete selected Region Destructively (a yellow range needs to be selected 1st)

Shift+H – “Spot with Handles (ON/OFF)”
Shift+I – “Spot In-Line (ON/OFF)”
Shift+M – Sum to Mono
Shift+R – “Reference File When Possible (ON/OFF)”
Shift+S – Spot ‘Taglist’ to Track in Target App
Shift+T – Thesaurus ON/OFF
Shift+X – Xfer ‘Taglist’ to Bin/Pool in Target App

Alt+Shift+H – Show ALL Hidden Records

Arrows Left/Right – Skip thru file by 1 second
Cmd+Arrows Left/Right – Skip thru file by 10 seconds
Cmd+DEL – Delete Record
Cmd+Shift+DEL – Delete Selected Record/File(s)
Ctrl+Shift+Command+DEL – Delete Selected Record/File(s) Silently (no warning dialog)
Cmd+Q – Quit BaseHead
Cmd+X – Xfer to Wwise

MouseWheel (over waveform) = Increase Waveform Gain
MouseWheel + Shift (over waveform) = Zoom In/Out
Ctrl+MouseWheel = Pitch Slider Up/Down

Keypad 0-9 – plays sound at different semitone pitches.
(Press Add/Subtract to toggle between pitch positive or negative)

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 (numbers above QWERTY on keyboard) – Extract Individual Channel

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