Editing automation with the Trimmer and Grabber tools


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Editing automation with the Trimmer and Grabber tools

The Trimmer and Grabber tools are both very handy for editing automation data. The Grabber is great for creating and moving individual breakpoints. If you click on the automation line, you can add breakpoints. If you click and drag, you can move those breakpoints. This is really great for fine-tuning your automation data. With the Trimmer you can actually move entire sections of the automation data. So if I click and drag on this, you will see that the original volume level is -2.6 db and it hasn't changed yet, but now when I drag it down, you can see the new level is at 8.8 db and the difference or the delta is -6.2 db. If we use the Selector, we can select a section of this data and then use the Trimmer to trim it down, but keep all of this data relative. So we can keep this entire curve, but just scale it down.

So now we have brought this down -6.2 db. Notice how the ends of this selected area are placed on automation breakpoints, right here. Pro Tools puts those in automaticall...

Editing automation with the Trimmer and Grabber tools
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Editing automation with the Trimmer and Grabber tools provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by David Franz as part of the Pro Tools 8 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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