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Open the PT Shortcuts Guide PDF, then unplug the mouse and take it with you. Nothing made me faster with basic keyboard shortcuts than being 100% unable to reach for the mouse.


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Simply by putting them to edit sound. If they're smart, they'll develop their workflow, because inefficient use of the mouse and the keyboard and doing repetitive control movements and tasks eventually leads to frustation. At least I hope so.


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I'm going to start by saying I recommend just not bothering with this, and instead putting your music file into your DAW. However if you really want to get this working, I've had success in the past using the following tricks: (Note that these have always been hit or miss, some days it worked, other days it didn't, and I have no idea why it varied so much.) ...


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I would stay off the smart tool, I know editors that use it and it makes them slow. Command 1-6 is a good easy hot key that would get the fingers used to quick keys faster. But I mean if it's your thing, then keep doing it. Also I like to add an apple S to the end of every combo stroke ;) Theres nothing like being able to move around with out a mouse, plus ...


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i'd have them do all of their sessions for a week without a mouse. then after that i'd have them build quick keys for the more common tasks. that'd do it. :)


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I think, like everything, the best way to go is to start from basic things - read manual, memorize keyboard shortcuts, and stuff like that. And - practice.


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