Key Commands

In this document, use Command (⌘) instead of Ctrl on Mac.

Global commands

Key commands documented in Rack’s menu bar are not documented here.

  • Enter or right-click on rack: Launch the Module Browser to add modules to the rack.
  • F1: Open Rack manual in your browser.
  • F3: Show/hide CPU meter.
  • F11: Enter/exit fullscreen.
  • Ctrl+0: Set rack zoom level to 100%.
  • Ctrl+-: Zoom out.
  • Ctrl+=: Zoom in.
  • Scroll: Scroll rack vertically.
  • Shift+scroll: Scroll rack horizontally.
  • Ctrl+scroll: Zoom in/out.
  • Middle mouse button drag: Pan rack view.
  • Arrow keys: Pan rack view. You can use Ctrl, Shift, or Ctrl+shift to change the speed of scrolling.
  • Ctrl+V: Pastes a new module at the cursor position, from the module context menu “Preset > Copy” or Ctrl+C.

Module commands

You must hover your mouse over a module to issue key commands for it. Key commands documented in the module context menu are not documented here.

  • Right click on panel: Open module context menu.
  • Click and drag on panel: Drag module in the rack.
  • Ctrl+click and drag on panel: Force-drag module. This moves other modules in order to place the dragged module.
  • Backspace or Delete: Delete module from the rack. You can hold this key while moving your mouse to delete multiple modules.

Parameter commands

A parameter can be a knob, slider, button, or other custom component that controls a module value.

  • Click and drag vertically: Adjust value. You can use Ctrl or Ctrl+shift to change the speed of adjustment.
  • Right-click: Open parameter context menu. You can enter an exact value into the text field.
  • Double-click: Reset to default value.