[Ardour-Users] Punch in/out basics

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Sat May 3 11:39:57 PDT 2014

On Sat, May 3, 2014 at 2:14 PM, jonetsu at teksavvy.com
<jonetsu at teksavvy.com>wrote:

> Hello,
>   I'm sorry, but I cannot find how to use punch-ins/punch-outs.  Before
> going mad, I thought of asking here :))  So, I found that by pressing
> the '[' key I can set punch-in/out markers.  Those markers are now
> there. I have some recorded tracks, but also have an empty test track
> which I would like to start and stop recording in that punch-in/out
> range.
>   I move the reading cursor head a bit before the first marker, then
> start recording.  Recording starts immediately.  It does not wait to be
> inside the punch-in/out range.  The fundamental question is: how to
> make the recording start and stop within the punch-in/out range ??

Press the "In" and/or "Out" buttons next to the selection clocks. This will
enable punch in/out at the punch in/out markers.

>   Also, when a punch-in/out maker is moved with the mouse, the normal
> time is not shown.  Instead is the other type of time/track position
> with which I'm not working with and never really paid attention to.  Is
> it possible to have the normal time shown instead to set those markers ?

dragging things around on the canvas uses the time units of the secondary
clock. defensible choice? i don't know.
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