Chapter 51. MagicQ Shortcuts

Table 51.1. Saving / Loading

New show

SETUP <View Settings> <New Show>

Save show

SETUP <View Settings> <Save Show>

Load show

SETUP <View Settings> <Load Show>

Save settings

SETUP <View Settings> <Save Setting>

Load settings

SETUP <View Settings> <Import Settings>

Save partial show

SETUP <View Settings> <SHIFT + Export Show>

Merge in show

SETUP <View Settings> <SHIFT + Import Show>

Load archived backup

SETUP <View Settings> <SHIFT + Load Backup>

Export patch list

PATCH <View Chans> <Export Patch>

Import patch list

PATCH <View Chans> <Import Head>

Import ASCII file

PATCH <View Chans> <Import USITT>

Reset console

SETUP, <SHIFT + QUIT>


Table 51.2. Patching

Select head for patching

PATCH <Choose Head>

Patch 1 head, next free address

1 <Patch It>

Patch 5 heads, next free address

5 <Patch It>

Patch 1 head, next free channel on universe 2

1@+2-1 <Patch It>

Patch 1 head at uni 1 address 1

1@1-1 <Patch It>

Patch 5 heads at uni 2 address 1

5@2-1 <Patch It>

Patch 5 heads at uni 2 address 1, head 100

5@2-1*100 <Patch It>

Patch 5 heads with offset 20

5/20 <Patch It>

Patch after uni 3 address 50

5@+3-50 <Patch It>

Reselect head Cursor to head

<SHIFT + Choose Head>

Edit patched head Cursor to head

<SHIFT + Edit Head>

Repatch selected heads without changing offset

3-1 / ENTER


Table 51.3. Select Heads

Select head 1

1 @@

Sub Select element 2

.2 NEXT HEAD

Select heads 1 to 4

1 THRU 4 @@

Select heads 1 to 10, not 5

1 THRU 10 – 5 @@

Deselect all heads

0 @@

Select all heads

NEXT HEAD + PREV HEAD

Reselect last heads after CLEAR

ALL

Select Group 1

1 * *

Select Groups 1 to 4

1 THRU 4 * *

Sub select 1st head

1 NEXT HEAD

Sub select 1st and 2nd head in selection

1 + 2 NEXT HEAD

Sub select 3rd, 4th and 5th head

3 THRU 5 NEXT HEAD

Sub select element 2

. 2 NEXT HEAD

Sub select pair

SHIFT + SINGLE

Sub select heads using palette above 0%

NEXT HEAD + Palette

Select all heads using palette

ALL + <Palette entry>

Select heads active in Playback

ALL + <S>

Select heads above 20% intensity

20 ALL + INT

Select all heads active in prog

CTRL + ALL

Reselect last heads after CLEAR

ALL

Change selection order

Press and hold ALL

Pair Selection

SHIFT + SINGLE

Invert current sub selection of heads

0 + NEXT HEAD


Table 51.4. Lamp On / Lamp Off / Reset

Lamp On entire rig

MACRO <Lamp on all>

Lamp Off entire rig

MACRO <Lamp off all>

Lamp On selected heads

SHIFT + LOCATE

Lamp Off selected heads

CTRL + SHIFT + LOCATE

Reset selected heads

CTRL + LOCATE

Lamp on selected heads

<select head> * + +

Lamp off selected heads

<select head> * - -

Reset selected heads

<select head> * / /


Table 51.5. Setting Intensities

Set head 1 to 100%

1 @ FULL (Also 1 FULL)

Set head 1 to 50%

1 @ 50 ENTER

Set heads 1 to 4 to 100%

1 THRU 4 @ FULL

Set head 1 +10%

1 @ + 10 ENTER

Set head 1 –1%

1 @ - 01 ENTER

Set head 1 at 50, all others at 0%

1 @ 50 - -

Set head 1 to 50% time 3 secs

1 @ 50 / 3 ENTER

Set 2nd element from head 1 to 50%

1 . 2 @ 50

Set 2nd element from head 1 to 10 to 50%

1 THRU 10 . 2 @ 50

Set element 2 and 3 from head 1 to 50%

1 . 2 THRU 3 @ 50

Heads 1 to 10, 100% split delays 4s to 1s, 1s fade

1 THRU 10 @ FULL / 4 THRU 0 / 1


PC Keyboard THRU = ‘>’ FULL = ‘#’

Table 51.6. FX

Add FX

Select heads, FX <ADD FX>

Convert chase to FX

CUE STACK <SHIFT + Make FX>

Force Cue to have no FX

Select heads <Add FX 0 Size>


Table 51.7. Playback

Step through Cue Stack

>

Step back up Cue Stack

II or also SHIFT + >

Go to next step without time

>>

Go back a step without time

<<

Reassert Playback

S + FLASH button

Take manual control of Playback

S + move manual fader

Change chase / FX speed live

S + turn encoder X

Go to Cue ID 2

S 2 ENTER

Release Playback with 3 sec time

S 3 REL

Release all Playbacks

SHIFT + RELEASE

Release heldover Playbacks

ALT + RELEASE

Release all test Playbacks/Cues/Cue Stacks

CTRL + RELEASE

Enter/exit Blind with 3 sec time

3 BLIND

Make Cue Stack default all pages

Change to Page 1, PLAYBACK, <Default Cue Stack>

Transfer a Cue Stack to other playback

SHIFT + SEL select source > select target


Table 51.8. Loading Values into the Programmer

Default all attribs

Select heads, LOCATE

Default position attribs

Select heads <POS + LOCATE>

Default colour attribs

Select heads <COLOR + LOCATE>

Default beam attribs

Select heads <BEAM + LOCATE>

Default intensity attribs

Select heads <INT + LOCATE>

Make active all attribs

Select heads, <* + SET>

Make active pos attribs

Select heads, <POS + SET>

Make active colour attribs

Select heads, <COLOR + SET>

Make active beam attribs

Select heads, <BEAM + SET>

Make active int attribs

Select heads, <INT + SET>

Make hard all attribs

Select heads, <* + MOVE>

Make hard pos attribs

Select heads, <POS + MOVE>

Make hard colour attribs

Select heads, <COLOR + MOVE>

Make hard beam attribs

Select heads, <BEAM + MOVE>

Make hard int attribs

Select heads, <INT + MOVE>

Load Cue from Playback

INC <S>

Load Cue ID 2

2 INC <S>

Load Cue at 40%

@ 40 INC <S>

Load Cue at current level

@ INC <S>

Load entire state of Cue Stack

ALL + INCLUDE

Load selected heads from Cue

<* + INC> <S>

Load selected heads pos from Cue

<POS + INC> <S>

Load selected heads colour from Cue

<COLOR + INC> <S>

Load selected heads beam from Cue

<BEAM + INC> <S>

Load selected heads int from Cue

<INT + INC> <S>

Load from DMX

Select heads, <CTRL + INC> ENTER

Snapshot output cues

PROG, <Snapshot>

Snapshot active values

THRU RECORD

Snapshot selected heads

* + SET


Table 51.9. Removing Values from the Programmer

Clear all values

CLEAR

Clear with 3 sec time

3 CLEAR

Clear selected heads

Select heads, SHIFT + CLEAR

Clear to default vals

CTRL + CLEAR

Clear to 0 vals

SHIFT + CTRL + CLEAR

Remove attrib

<REM + turn encoder>

Remove attrib

<soft button + REM>

Remove position attribs

<POS + REM>

Remove colour attribs

<COLOR + REM>

Remove beam attribs

<BEAM + REM>

Remove intensity attribs

<INT + REM>

Remove all attribs

<* + REM>


Table 51.10. Recording Cues

Record Cue on Playback

REC S

Record Cue ID 2.5

2.5 REC S

Record Cue to current Playback

REC ENTER

Record to Playback 2

REC 2 ENTER

Record to Cue ID 2.5 Playback 2

REC 2 / 2.5 ENTER

Record sel heads only

<SHIFT + REC> <Sel Only> S

Record sel heads only

* + REC

Record sel attribs

<SHIFT + REC>, select attribs, S

Record entire state of programmer

ALL + REC

Record Cue Only

/ + REC

Record Snapshot

THRU + REC


Table 51.11. Record Merging / Removing

Record Merge

<+ + REC> S

Record Merge current Cue

S + REC

Record Merge current Cue

REC UPD

Record Merge selected head only

Hold * and + and press REC

Record Merge all Cue Stack

<SHIFT + REC> <Record Merge> S

Record Merge Cue Id 2 to 4

<+ + REC> 2 THRU 4 S

Record Remove

← + REC> S

Record Remove selected head only

Hold * and - and press REC

Record Remove all Cue Stack

<SHIFT + REC> <Record Remove> S

Record Remove Cue Id 2 to 4

← - REC> 2 THRU 4 S

Record Select Heads

* + REC

Record into current cue

REC 0 ENTER

Set Head 2 at 50% into current cue

S + <2 @ 50>

Set Head 2 at +10% into current cue

S + <2 @ + 10>

Set Head 2 at 50% all cues

S + <2 @ 50 THRU>

Set Head 2 at +10% all cues

S + <2 @ + 10>


Table 51.12. Editing Cues

Edit in Programmer

INC S, make change, UPDATE

Record merge current cue

Change vals in Prog, <S> + REC>

Record Merge all cues in Stack

<+ + REC><S>

Record Merge all cues in Stack

<SHIFT + REC> <Rec Merge> <S>

Remove Cue Stack

REM S

Remove Cue ID 2.5

REM 2.5 S

Remove Intensity from Cue

Hold S + Enter Level e.g <S> 1@20ENTER

Move Cues

Move <Cue ID> @ <Cue ID>

Copy Playback

COPY <source S> <dest S>

Copy Playback unlinked

<SHIFT + COPY> <Unlinked> <source S> <dest S>

Copy Cue to end of Cue Stack

Copy <Cue ID> @

Copy Multiple Cues

Copy <Cue ID> THRU <Cue ID> @ <Cue ID>

Copy Heads in Cues

Hold + and Copy or SHIFT COPY select COPY HEADS

Copy Heads

<from Head No> COPY <To Head No> ENTER


Table 51.13. Palettes

Record Palette

Select heads, REC, select item

Re-record Palette

Select heads, REC, select item

Name Palette

Type name, SET

Name Palette (no keyboard)

SET SET, type name, sel item

Edit Palette

Select heads, INC, select item, make changes, UPD

Play Palette with 3 secs

3 select item

Play Palette with 3 secs fanned

3 * select item

Play Palette with 3 secs reverse fan

3 * / select item

Play Palette with 3 secs into centre fan

3 * + select item

Play Palette with 3 secs centre out fan

3 * - select item

Play Palette with 3 secs Random fan

3 * . select item

Use last fan timing

*

Play Palette fan fade 0 to 3s

0 THRU 3 select item

Play fan delay 0 to 3s, 1s fade

0 THRU 3 / 1 select item

Copy Palettes to Playback

<SHIFT + cursor> to select Palettes, COPY S

Set icon for a palette

SHIFT + SET


Table 51.14. Information Windows

Additional Output Windows

2 OUT 3 OUT 4 OUT

Programmer Info Window

CTRL + PROG or 2 PROG

Cue Stack Info Window

CTRL + CUE STACK or 2 CUE STACK

Send text message

! delay , duration , ! message

Send text display 5 seconds

! 0 , 5 ! message

Send text stay visible

! message

Multiple Execute windows

2 EXEC, 3 EXEC

Multiple Group windows

2 GROUP, 3 GROUP


Table 51.15. Net Session

Resync SLAVE console

Hold Cursor Left Right Down + SET


Table 51.16. Wing / Keypad short cuts

Select position palette

<POS + S>

Select colour palette <COLOR + S>

Select beam palette <BEAM + S>

Select position palette 4

POS 4 ENTER

Select colour palette 5

COLOR 5 ENTER

Select position 4 time 5 secs

POS 4 / 5 ENTER

Select position 4 time 5 secs fan

POS 4 / 5 * ENTER

Default intensity attribs

<ALL + LOCATE>

Make active intensity attribs

<ALL + SET>

Remove intensity attribs

<ALL + REMOVE>


Table 51.17. Console

Start up

Start button on rear

Shut down

SETUP, <QUIT>

Soft reset

SETUP, <SHIFT + QUIT>

Calibrate touch screen

SETUP, <View Settings> <Cal Touch> or CTRL + SET

Hard reset

Hold rear reset button 5 seconds

Hard power off MQ100 MQ40/50/60/70

Hold rear reset button 15 seconds

Hard power off MQ80

Unplug powercon + Hold reset button 10 seconds

Reset graphics

SHIFT + DBO

Shut down console

CTRL + DBO

Lock/unlock console

<CTRL + SOFT button Encoder A>

Console lights on/off

<CTRL + SOFT button Encoder B>

Console screen save, stealth mode

SHIFT + BLIND

Enter/exit test mode MQ100

SHIFT + SHIFT

Enter/exit test mode MQ40/50/60/70/80

ATL + CTRL + SHIFT

Enter/exit test mode PC/Mac

Type test and press CTRL + SHIFT

Home on Compact consoles

ALT + Lay 1

End on Compact consoles

ALT + Lay 3

Home on MQ500

ALT + HEAD

End on MQ500

ALT + TIME


Table 51.18. Cue Stack Macros

Activate Playback

A <Playback no>

Activate playback at level

A <Playback no> / <Level>

Run Keyboard Macro

B <Macro no> (0 = stop all macros)

Release Playback

R <Playback no> (0 = release this playback)

Release playback with time

R <Playback no> / <fade time>

Release All Heldover Playbacks

R1000

Release Heldover Cue Stack on this Playback

R999

Activate Playback 100%

T <Playback no>

Release Playback 0%

U <Playback no>

Go on playback

G <Playback no>

Go to Cue id on playback

G <playback number> / <cue id> / <preload flag> / <fade time>

Go on current playback when the MagicHD layer is the given number of frames from the end

G 0 / 1 / <frames> / <layer>

Go Playback On Media Ending (MagicHD Only)

G 0 / 1 / <frames> / <layer>

Stop Playback

S <Playback no>

Choose Playback

C <Playback no>

Set level last Cue Stack activated

K <level> / <fade time>

Set level current Playback

L <level> / <fade time>

Set level of this Playback

M <level> / <fade time>

Jump to Cue id current Playback

J <Cue Id>

Activates Cue Stack (Stack Store)

E <Qid from Stack Store>

Releases Cue Stack (Stack Store)

F <Qid from Stack Store>

Activate Exec Grid item

E 0/<Exec Page>/<Item>

Release Exec Grid item

F 0/<Exec Page>/<Item>

Change Page

P <Page no> (0 is next)

Open view (window layout)

V <View no>

Set decoded time code

O <Time code>

Enable/disable external time code gen

W <Enable> (1 enable, 0 dis)

Set current time code (gen only)

Q <Time code> e.g Q100

Set current time code (internal)

I <Time Code> e.g. I100

Activate Playback 18 on wing 1

A1-18

Go on Playbacks 3 to 5

G3THRU5

Set the level of Playback 6 to 60%

C6L60

Lamp on all heads

H1

Reset all heads

H2

Lamp off all heads

H3

Cancel screen save

H4

Enable Zone

H5<zone number>

Disable Zone

H6<zone number>


Table 51.19. Window Control

Cue window positioned on attribute

<S> + Pos Beam Col Int or FX button

Open Playback Cue Stack Window

Double click S button playback

Open Playback Cue Stack Options

Triple click S button playback

Open Cue Window current playback

SHIFT + Double click S button playback

Close all Windows

SHIFT + CLOSE

All Windows to internal screen

SHIFT + EXT


Table 51.20. MQ500 Shortcuts

Change Execute buttons function

SHIFT+NEXT/PREV Page

Toggle windows between monitors

ALT+SETUP

Resize windows using touch screen

ALT+Touch and Drag


Table 51.21. MQ500M Shortcuts

Change Faders mode

Hold Faders NEXT/PREV Page button

Change Faders mode on PC

SHIFT+ Faders NEXT/PREV Page button

Page through one by one instead of pages

SHIFT + NEXT/PREV Page button

Deactivate all faders for the mode across pages

SHIFT + Big Pause button

Record current fader mode/state to an execute button

NEXT/PREV Page + Rec

Next/Prev Bank

ALT + NEXT/PREV Page