Restore Keyboard Shortcuts

In this episode of Minute GarageBand, we’re going to show you how to replace some missing keyboard shortcuts in GarageBand version 10.

Garageband 10 Tutorials
Garageband 10 Tutorials

Version 6 of GarageBand offered some useful keyboard shortcuts that have been omitted in version 10.

Garageband 10 Tutorials
Garageband 10 Tutorials

Shortcuts that correspond to menu items are actually easy to replace, and in this episode, we’ll show you how to replace 2 of them… The Delete and Move shortcut… along with a Move Automation with Regions shortcut.

Garageband 10 Tutorials
Garageband 10 Tutorials

The first step is to open up System Preferences Then select the Keyboard prefs Choose the Shortcuts tab and pick App ShortCuts from the lefthand list Then add GarageBand to the list of applications by clicking the plus icon and selecting GarageBand from the pullDown menu.

Garageband 10 Tutorials
Garageband 10 Tutorials

Now enter the name of the menu for which you desire a keyboard equivalent, in this case, we’re going to add a keyboard shortcut to the Move Automation with Regions menuItem, so enter that into the textField.

Garageband 10 Tutorials
Garageband 10 Tutorials

and finally, click in the Shortcut field and press the keys you wish to use.

Garageband 10 Tutorials
Garageband 10 Tutorials

We’re going to use control-option-a We’re going to do the same thing for the Move and Delete menu item Now when we look at the menus we see that both of our shortcuts are available.

Garageband 10 Tutorials
Garageband 10 Tutorials

That’s all we have for this episode we hope you found it useful