Spacebar, keys W and R not working again ?

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2017/03/18 12:25:19 (permalink)

Spacebar, keys W and R not working again ?

Hi Guys,
I've been using Sonar since version 2.2 - And it seems this problem occurs time and time again.
Spacebar is not making it play as are the functions for W (REWIND) or R
in the past it resolves itself eventually but surely there is a simple fix for this.
Anyone have any ideas?
 
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    chuckebaby
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    Re: Spacebar, keys W and R not working again ? 2017/03/18 12:35:19 (permalink)
    Some specs:
    Which version of sonar, Windows and soundcard are you using ?

    Chuck Jones 
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    minus13
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    Re: Spacebar, keys W and R not working again ? 2017/03/18 13:16:29 (permalink)
    Sonar Platinum x64 - Windows 10 - Akai eie pro
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    chuckebaby
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    Re: Spacebar, keys W and R not working again ? 2017/03/18 13:24:33 (permalink)
    Are you using the latest version of Platinum ?
    There was an issue with keyboard shortcuts losing their bindings in the December update.
     
    It could also be a windows update is needed. make sure you are up to date on windows and C++ lib's.

    Chuck Jones 
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    Re: Spacebar, keys W and R not working again ? 2017/03/18 14:23:13 (permalink)
    I used <SPACEBAR> and <R> just last night on the most recent Sonar.
     
    I would check keyboard shortcut config and Lenses.

    Sonar Platinum, EWHO/D, Spitfire, Miroslav, Pianoteq, ....,  Kurzweil.
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    Re: Spacebar, keys W and R not working again ? 2017/03/18 17:21:37 (permalink)
    AllanH
    I used <SPACEBAR> and <R> just last night on the most recent Sonar.
     
    I would check keyboard shortcut config and Lenses.


    I hear ya. So was I. but it might be due to the update in January's version.
    Then again the OP didn't state what version he is using (except saying its Sonar platinum).
    Difficult to determine. But good advice you have offered no doubt.

    Chuck Jones 
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    Re: Spacebar, keys W and R not working again ? 2017/03/18 17:23:02 (permalink)
    Is it possible that some other software you have installed is stealing or interfering with the keystroke detection?
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    Re: Spacebar, keys W and R not working again ? 2017/03/18 17:48:29 (permalink)
    Like a plugin that's swallowing keystrokes?


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    Re: Spacebar, keys W and R not working again ? 2017/03/18 18:57:13 (permalink)
    If it's wireless keyboard:
     
    When my batteries run down in the keyboard W R and Space are the first I notice as unless I am naming a track, I don't much use the keyboard for SONAR. Except for an occasional F and Ctrl-Z.
     
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    Re: Spacebar, keys W and R not working again ? 2017/03/19 10:18:27 (permalink)
    Hi i'm still on the October update, because for some reason I cant renew my membership to get the newest update.
    Also its a wired keyboard.
    Also haven't installed any new software.
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    Re: Spacebar, keys W and R not working again ? 2017/03/19 10:43:37 (permalink)
    minus13
    Hi i'm still on the October update, because for some reason I cant renew my membership to get the newest update.
    Also its a wired keyboard.
    Also haven't installed any new software.


    next time the issue happens take note of your surroundings. As BitFlip just mentioned, it could be a focus issue (your focus is on a plug in and keystrokes are not going to Sonar at that moment.
     
    So when it happens how do you get it back ?
    That's what you need to take note of. Is it a restart ? is it clicking somewhere ?
    Things like that should be duly noted. But to answer your question, no its not a simple fix and not a normal thing.
    There's some good replies here though that could get you going in the right direction.

    Chuck Jones 
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    Re: Spacebar, keys W and R not working again ? 2017/03/19 11:00:24 (permalink)
    Well there you have it, as I was saying previous I just opened sonar and they are working again now?
    And didn't do anything.
     
    Thanks for all the ideas everyone - as you said chuck I will be mindfull to any changes if it happens again.
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    Re: Spacebar, keys W and R not working again ? 2017/03/20 05:52:40 (permalink)
    minus13
    Hi Guys,
    I've been using Sonar since version 2.2 - And it seems this problem occurs time and time again.
    Spacebar is not making it play as are the functions for W (REWIND) or R
    in the past it resolves itself eventually but surely there is a simple fix for this.
    Anyone have any ideas?
     




    Are you aware that when some soft synths have the focus the keys you named don't work unless you activate a switch in the upper right of the plugin? 
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