In this lesson, our instructor Evren Edler gives an introduction to edit windows. He goes over the edit window, edit tools, edit modes, side columns, time scales and rulers, ruler views, and other controls.
Edit Window: The edit window
provides a timeline display of audio, MIDI data, video and mixer
automation for recording, editing and arranging tracks.
Edit Tools: The edit tools are
used to select, move, trim and otherwise modify clips in PT.
Zoomer Tool: Use the zoomer
tool to zoom in and out of a particular area within the track.
Trim Tool: Use trim tool to
excess audio, MIDI or video content from beginning or end of a
continuous section of a clip.
Selector Tool: Use the selector
tool to position the playback cursor or to select an area in a track
for playing or editing.
Selector Tool: Selects
horizontally and vertically, allowing selections across multiple
tracks in a single operation.
Grabber Tool: Use grabber tool
to select an entire clip with single mouse click, to move clips
along the Timeline within their current tracks, and move clips
Scrubber Tool: Use the Scrubber
tool to scrub slowly across audio tracks in the editing window to
find a particular moment or audio event.
Pencil Tool: You can use the
pencil tool to destructively redraw waveform data. We can use for
automation as well as writing or editing MIDI data.
Smart Tool: Use the smart tool
to provide instant access to the Selector, Grabber & Trim Tools
as well as creating crossfades.
Edit Modes: Pt has four edit
modes: Shuffle, Slip, Spot & Grid. The edit mode affects the
movement and placement of audio clips, MIDI clips, notes & video
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.