[ardour-users] Basic editing for a newbie

Taybin Rutkin taybin at earthlink.net
Tue Mar 20 10:58:32 PDT 2007

The edit head can be scrolled off the screen.  Just hit the 'e' key to make it appear under the mouse.

2) That's an experimental feature which you can enable by editing the code.  Probably an #ifdef somewhere.

3) That's an older screenshot.  The faders were updated to with the new appearance.


-----Original Message-----
>From: John Emmas <johne53 at tiscali.co.uk>
>Sent: Mar 20, 2007 1:26 PM
>To: ardour-users <ardour-users at lists.ardour.org>
>Subject: Re: [ardour-users] Basic editing for a newbie
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Taybin Rutkin" <taybin at earthlink.net>
>> Another method for cutting is to line the "edit head" over where you
>> want to cut the region.  You do this by either dragging the edit head
>> around (it's the blue one) over to the region
>Thanks Taybin.  I did manage to find the blue edit head but for the life of
>me, I can't remember what I did to make it appear.  How do you make it
>appear & disappear?  Also, a couple of other things....
>1) When I drag an edit point (to trim it) what's the significance of the
>large numbers that keep appearing?  I assume they're some kind of time
>reference so are they 'customisable' (e.g. to display midi time or SMPTE
>time) ?
>2) When replaying a sequence, is there an option to make the timeline
>scroll, instead of the play head?  Most of the 'pro' DAW's seem to work
>that way, these days.
>3) This page of the Ardour manual:-
>shows the mixer channels as having sliders that look like a conventional,
>real-world slider (i.e. with a 'touchable' knob).  However, my build of
>Ardour doesn't have these.  The sliders look rather like a bargraph or
>a vertical progress bar.  Is that just a design feature that's changed in
>Ardour 2 or has something gone wrong with my build?
>Thanks again,
>ardour-users mailing list
>ardour-users at lists.ardour.org

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