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Undo key command is inactive

Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:42 pm

Hi, all of a sudden my undo (command Z) doesn't work. I've spent an hour troubleshooting and can't figure it out. It is greyed out and won't let me reassign. any suggestions?

Running 10.3.2 on El Capitan

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Re: Undo key command is inactive

Mon Jun 03, 2019 2:25 pm

It is supposed to be greyed out and not user definable as it's not a Logic key command but a system wide key command.
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Re: Undo key command is inactive

Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:24 am

ok, thanks. Would you have any idea why it suddenly doesn't work for undo. I've tried it on multiple sessions, new sessions, tried a different keyboard, but no success.
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Re: Undo key command is inactive

Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:54 pm

Check your Edit menu in Logic, it should list the last action you took that Command-Z is supposed to undo.
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Re: Undo key command is inactive

Sun Jul 28, 2019 12:21 pm

Same issue here. It doesn't matter what action I do in logic (adding sounds...editing), I get this message. "Command not available because there are no undo steps."

But, there definitely are undo steps because I just did a step.

I've changed no settings and haven't tampered with key commands.

Side note: When using the undo history tab, I still am unable to undo any actions even from that screen.
 
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Re: Undo key command is inactive

Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:31 pm

JacobKline wrote:
But, there definitely are undo steps

Which ones are listed? Can you provide some screenshots?
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Re: Undo key command is inactive

Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:32 pm

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Re: Undo key command is inactive

Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:33 pm

stratquebec wrote:
On a side note : Talking about undo (CMD-Z)...
I would like to assign a switch on my midi keyboard to perform an undo but as it is grayed out in the key commands window, that seems impossible. I know that , if I recall correctly, Save, Save as, Undo and Redo can be called via an MCU. So why can this be done via a Mackie control but not via a midi keyboard?

Please start your own topic, thank you.
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Re: Undo key command is inactive

Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:30 am

JacobKline wrote:
Same issue here. It doesn't matter what action I do in logic (adding sounds...editing), I get this message. "Command not available because there are no undo steps."

But, there definitely are undo steps because I just did a step.

I've changed no settings and haven't tampered with key commands.

Side note: When using the undo history tab, I still am unable to undo any actions even from that screen.


I’m having this same issue, was there ever a solution? Was this moved to another thread?
My undo list is empty. My undo steps pref is set for 50. It’s intermittent, no telling when it will occur making it impossible to work since I never know if what I delete will be gone for good.
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Re: Undo key command is inactive

Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:49 am

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Re: Undo key command is inactive

Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:20 am

Did this ever get resolved? I have the same problem. Every so often I'll get the message "can't undo because there's no undo steps" And there was steps that I just did. This is a major issue when accidentally deleting a track or region.
 
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Re: Undo key command is inactive

Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:08 am

I have the same problem. Only started a few weeks ago. I can't even re-enter a new shortcut for undo, the whole thing is greyed out. I can't delete it, can't change it. This is really really annoying!!
 
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Re: Undo key command is inactive

Mon Feb 24, 2020 7:35 am

sjclogic wrote:
I can't even re-enter a new shortcut for undo, the whole thing is greyed out. I can't delete it, can't change it. This is really really annoying!!


It's a system wide command. You can't change it.
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Re: Undo key command is inactive

Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:00 pm

until 2 days ago everything worked fine and I had assigned the undo option in logic pro x with my Irig Blue board, I always used the learn option behind the "Command Z" option but now it doesn't allow this.
The symbol is dimmed and does not allow me to reallocate it. but again I can confirm that it worked without problem. I have blueboard more than a year ago.

thank you very much for your help.

Pd. You can see the Komplete Kontrol? The Z command is assigned and when I activate the logic remote app on my tablet it also appears in this same position, but I can only delete them. before the 3 elements appeared, that is to say
1. the midi address of the irig.
2. the ipad logic remote
3. komplete kontrol

again many thanks for your help
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Re: Undo key command is inactive

Sun Mar 01, 2020 3:56 pm

If you are using different controllers, same might conflict with ine another. Checking for same in the Controller Setup window could reveal the source of your issue.
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Re: Undo key command is inactive

Wed Mar 04, 2020 5:01 pm

Atlas, many thanks for your help, i delete de komplete controller. but nothing happend. the learn option is not active. more ideas? many thanks
 
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Re: Undo key command is inactive

Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:19 am

Here’s my problem the left side of my usb keyboard the command key plus Z will not work? However the right side command key with Z will. The left side works with other commands in and out of Logic. I am using Mojave lasted OSX and current Logic. Where to start crazy....
 
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Re: Undo key command is inactive

Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:25 am

Should make it clear it’s the computer keyboard I refer to.
 
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Re: Undo key command is inactive

Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:11 pm

I've experienced this issue off and on in the past, and it just sprung up again. Restarting Logic returns the undo function to normal at least for some time until it happens (apparently) out of nowhere again.
 
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Re: Undo key command is inactive

Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:22 pm

Key commands assignments in Logic could be made either by position or by symbol printed on the key itself...
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