[Ardour-Dev] Some editing hints wanted

fons at kokkinizita.net fons at kokkinizita.net
Mon Sep 13 15:09:05 PDT 2010

On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 05:18:11PM -0400, Paul Davis wrote:

> put all the tracks into an edit group, activate the group. if this was
> a simultaneous multitrack recording, all the right things should
> happen - selecting one region in 1 track will select them all.
> splitting will occur across the edit group. moving will occur
> together, etc.

Almost. There's one track that refuses to be selected that way...

> it also sounds as if it would be easier to make a range selection with
> the range tool ("r"), then use Ctrl-c and Ctrl-v to just paste a copy
> of it at the edit point. the range selection will be applied to all
> selected tracks, as will the copy & paste operations.

I tried this even before my first post - but it doesn't seem to work.
Basically nothing happens when using any of the Edit operations (cut,
copy, paste). Or I'm missing the obvious.

> > - It it possible to have markers that stay at the same point of
> >  a region when that region is moved ?
> the closest existing feature to that is a region sync point, which is
> not a market, but a property of the region. it defines the point in
> the region that will be used when carrying out an align operation.
> this may not be useful to you for this task.

There seems to be a default sync point, and it has been useful to
re-align accidentally moved regions.

Looking for info on all of this I arrived one a Ardour forum where 
related things were discussed, in particular 'four point' editing.
Votes++ for this.


There are three of them, and Alleline.

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