Understanding the Edit modes


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Understanding the Edit modes

The Edit modes shuffle, slip, spot, and grid determine how regions behave when edited by the Edit tools. Let's check slip first while using the Grabber tool. In Slip mode, when you click and move a region, the regions move freely. You can leave empty spaces, or they can overlap each other. When you trim them, it's the same deal. Also, note that when we move a region, the automation follows.

Now let's go to the Shuffle mode, and we'll stay with the Grabber tool. Shuffle mode restricts placement of the regions, so that they snap to each other end-to-end. If I click and drag this, you'll see the yellow line. That means that these two regions are going to bud up against each other. Right there I just flipped these two, rearranging them, and I can put that region in between those two. If I use the Trimmer tool, you'll see how when I trim this, all of these regions back here move forward.

Now let's try the Spot mode. I will go back to the Grabber tool. As soon as I click...

Understanding the Edit modes
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Understanding the Edit modes provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by David Franz as part of the Pro Tools 9 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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Pro Tools
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