Toggle between current and full arrangement horizontal zoom/position

Quickly zooming out of your current position and zoom factor and show the whole project (horizontal zoom), and with the same shortcut, toggle back to your previous detail view. You can simply switch between the two, which is helpful e.g. when you’re working on a detail and quickly want to have a look where the playback is at, so you can quickly zoom out and then in again to continue your work.

What problem(s) would this feature resolve?

Quicker overview while working on a detail, and wanting to see the whole project quickly. So far, I can zoom out to the whole arrangement, but would have to zoom into the spot where I was before manually.

How does this feature fit in Bitwig as a product?

Improves the workflow of an already very user-friendly DAW.

Is there already an alternative way to achieve this on Bitwig?

Zooming out to full arrangement with a shortcut, going back into detail with manual zooming.

Could it be implemented using Bitwig components or APIs, without Bitwig team’s support?

Could it be provided by a VST or something else reasonably integrated with Bitwig?


Are there other products that offer this feature?

In Ableton Live 11, they introduced the option to quickly toggle with the shortcut ‘W’ between the current zoom and position you’re at, and a bird’s eye view of the whole open set.

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