[Ardour-Users] precision file/cursor positioning?

Jörn Nettingsmeier nettings at stackingdwarves.net
Wed Sep 23 10:04:12 PDT 2009

. m u r m e r . wrote:
> i'm sure i've found a way to do this before, but lately i haven't been
> able to work it out:
> when selecting a position for an action (splitting a file, moving a
> file, positioning the playhead, setting a crossfade length) i seem to
> only be able to move in half-second chunks.  i'd like to be able to
> select positions with more precision - for instance, if i zoom in and
> position my mouse at 00:05:52:05 and hit 'S', i would like my split to
> appear at that position, not at 00:05:52:00, which is what is happening
> now.  i know for file positioning i can use the popup region editor, but
> that doesn't help for things like splits, or fade lengths.  did i dream
> finding an option somewhere that made this possible?

you probably activated the edit grid by accident - if you don't normally
use it, that can be pretty confusing.
be sure it's set to "no grid" for fine control.

Jörn Nettingsmeier

Meister für Veranstaltungstechnik

Audio and event engineer
Ambisonic surround recordings

+49 177 7937487

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