Learn about Pro Tools Shuffle, Slip, Spot, and Grid Modes.
- [Narrator] When you're working…in Pro Tools, it's very important…to understand which edit mode…is active and how the current mode…will affect any changes you make.…Pro Tools has four main edit modes:…Shuffle, Slip. Spot, and Grid.…They each have their purpose,…but using the wrong mode…at the wrong time…can have disastrous consequences.…Let's take a look at the basic…operation of each mode.…So our four edit modes…are available at the top…of the Edit window toolbar…right here, and we'll start…with Shuffle mode.…
When you activate Shuffle mode,…you'll notice the button turns red.…This is your visual warning…that this mode may cause…unexpected results.…When I use the selector tool…in Shuffle mode,…you'll notice that my selections…are unconstrained either on clips…or in empty space on the track.…Edits in this mode…cause audio to shuffle.…So if I make a selection here…and make an edit such as deleting,…you'll notice all the audio…downstream from the edit…shuffles in, closing up the gap.…
Now this can have terrible consequences…
AuthorFrank D. Cook
- Getting started with Pro Tools menus, windows, and edit tools
- Creating a session
- Creating a click track
- Recording audio
- Importing audio and video
- Recording, viewing, and editing MIDI data
- Selecting and navigating within tracks
- Adding markers
- Editing clips
- Creating fade effects
- Mixing tracks and adding automation
- Backing up a session
- Bouncing a mix to disk
Skill Level Beginner
Q. This course was updated on 03/23/2017. What changed?
A. Challenges and solutions were added to chapters 3–10 and three videos were updated in the first couple chapters.
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1. Getting to Know Pro Tools
2. Getting inside Pro Tools
3. Creating Your First Session
4. Making Your First Audio Recording
5. Importing and Working with Media in a Session
6. Making Your First MIDI Recording
7. Selecting and Navigating
8. Basic Editing Techniques
9. Basic Mixing Techniques
10. Finishing Your Work
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