[Ardour-Users] Trim problem

John Rigg au at sound-man.co.uk
Fri Jan 30 08:40:11 PST 2009

On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 05:06:42PM +0100, Paul Davis wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-01-30 at 16:18 +0000, John Rigg wrote:
> > I'm trying to trim a track in 2.7.1. The trim dialog (menu on right click
> > on coloured bar at bottom of track) has "Start to edit point" and "Edit
> > point to end" greyed out. Presumably this is because I haven't set an
> > edit point. Obviously my brain isn't working today, as I'm having trouble 
> > doing that.
> no, the problem is that your edit point selection is probably "mouse"
> which makes using a menu-driven action is a bit meaningless - the mouse
> cannot possibly be where you want it to be.

Thanks for the fast reply, Paul. That was the problem of course.
Coffee required I think. Sorry for the noise.


> just use the "mouse shortcuts": button1 click in the colored bar to trim
> start to mouse; button2 click to trim end to mouse.
> http://ardour.org/new_editing_model for background

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