Using Key Bindings

Ardour has many available commands for playback control that can be bound to keys. Many of them have default bindings, Some of the most used are found below.

Those keybindings are shown in the corresponding menus. Memorizing at least the most frequently used can be a great time saver.

Space switch between playback and stop.
Home Move playhead to session start marker
End Move playhead to session end marker
Playhead to Next Grid
Playhead to Previous Grid
0 Move playhead to start of the timeline
space Start recording
space Stop and forget capture