Selecting items in the Key Editor

You can select notes and items, such as MIDI or dynamic points, in the Key Editor in the same ways.


  • The lower zone is shown.

  • Key Editor is selected in the lower zone toolbar.

  • You have selected the instruments you want to show in the Key Editor.

  • You have added the editors whose points you want to select.


  1. Select the Select tool in any of the following ways:
    • Press Shift-Alt/Opt-1.

    • In the Key Editor panel toolbar, click Select .

    • In the Key Editor, right-click and hold to show the quick tool selector, move the mouse pointer to Select , then release the mouse.

  2. Select notes or items in any of the following ways:
    • Click a single note or point.

    • Ctrl/Cmd-click or Shift-click multiple notes or points.

    • In one editor, click and drag across an area where you want to select everything.

      A blue rectangle indicates which notes or points will be selected when you release the mouse. We recommend that you click in one corner of the area you want to select and drag diagonally across to the other corner.