Here is a list of commonly used keyboard shortcuts used in Audacity. This information will be available to print out in the course manual.
Home key = Move cursor to start of track.
End key = Move cursor to end of track.
Left & right arrow keys = Moves cursor along track.
Ctrl+C = Copy selection
Ctrl+V = Paste selection.
All zoom commands have keyboard shortcut equivalents:
Zoom action Keyboard shortcut
Zoom In Ctrl + 1
Zoom Normal Ctrl + 2
Zoom Out Ctrl + 3
Zoom Toggle Shift + Z
Fit Project to Width Ctrl + F
Fit Project to Height Ctrl + Shift + F
Zoom to Selection Ctrl + E
Mac users: Use ⌘ instead of Ctrl.