Using the Smart tool


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Using the Smart tool

The Smart tool combines the best parts of the Trimmer, Selector and Grabber tools all into one. To make the Smart tool active, click the bar above these three tools or you can press F6 and F7 at the same time. With this Smart tool active you will see the Selector active in the top half of this track and the Grabber is active in the bottom half. If you go towards region boundaries the Trimmer becomes active on both sides.

If you go towards the top corner you will see the Fade tool, where you can create a Fade in or a Fade out. If you go to the bottom corner you will see the Cross-Fade tool. And you can click-and- drag to create a fade or a cross-fade. The fades and cross-fades will follow your default Fade Settings that you can set here. Setup > Preferences. On the Editing page we have our Default Fade Settings. If you click this you will see the Fades dialog.

Now we're going to cover all of these fades and cross-fades in more detail in another video in this course. So you see her...

Using the Smart tool
Video duration: 1m 26s 10h 30m Beginner

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Using the Smart tool 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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Pro Tools
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