Hold SHIFT and then press the SAMPLER mode button to set the PADs to Key Cue mode.
Each of the 8 Pads triggers the selected Hotcue point (or the Temporary Cue if none selected or not available) at a selected Key semitone (from -7 to +7).
Eight different pages/banks are offered with various semitone values to use and a 0 value in order to reset the key to its original value is always offered in all pages.
Each time a Pad is pressed, the track will jump to the selected Hotcue point and will also alter the Key of the track to the value designated by its assigned value.
Hold SHIFT and then press a Pad in order to select a different Hotcue for the Key pads to trigger.
Use the PARAMETER buttons to adjust the Key of the track without triggering the Hotcue.
Hold SHIFT and then use the PARAMETER buttons to select a different page/bank with different key semitone values.
Read further details about Pads in the VirtualDJ 8 manual Trans