The following article explains how to set up Gestures for Digital Performer. To learn more about the general aspects of Gestures, read This Article.
You will be guided through the following steps:
- Opening the UPDD Gestures Application
- Importing the Digital Performer Gesture Profile
- Learning the key command assignments for the Gestures.
Configuring UPDD Gestures
In this section, you will learn how to Configure the UPDD Gestures Application on your Mac OS X system.
- Open the UPDD Gestures app from App/Utilities and enable "Show Menu Bar Icon"
Enable accessibility for UPDD gestures in system preferences.
- Click the Menu Bar icon and you will find the menu to Save and Load gestures settings. Click the "Load Profile From" option and choose your DAW from the RAVEN Gestures folder located in Documents.
Enable "Use Scroll Gestures with Modifier Keys to Zoom" in System Preferences Accessibility.
Using Gestures with Digital Performer
Zoom in and out
Two Finger Double Tap (Command Option S) = Zoom to selection
Three Finger Double Tap (Command Option Left) = Fit selection to screen
Three Finger Swipe Left (Command Left) = Zoom Out of selection
Three Finger Swipe Right (Command Right) = Zoom in on selection
Four Finger Swipe Left (Shift Left) = Change Audio Edit Layer (Track Lane Up)
Four Finger Swipe Right (Shift Right) = Change Audio Edit Layer Selection (Track Lane Down)
Four Finger Swipe Down (Page Down) = Move Screen Down
Four Finger Swipe Up (Page Up) = Move Screen Up
One Finger Swipe Left from Right Edge of Screen = Open Mission Control
One Finger Swipe Right from Left Edge of Screen (Command Shift A) = Add Mono Audio Track
Two Finger Swipe Left From Right Edge of Screen = Minimize Window
Two Finger Swipe Right from Left Edge of Screen (Command Shift C) = Brings up Create Tracks Menu
Rotate Left (Command Y) = Split at Selection
Rotate Right (Control Option Shift U) = Toggle Mute Selection
Four Finger Squeeze = Hide Current Application
Four Finger Splay (Command W) =Close current Widow
Five Finger Squeeze (Command Control Shift W) = Close All Effect Windows
Five Finger Splay (Shift F) = Brings Up Project Menu Effects