11. Selecting Regions

When you edit audio in Pro Tools, you don’t alter the original audio files saved on disk. Rather, you edit regions (usually displayed as waveforms) that represent the original audio files. Editing regions involves two steps:

Selecting regions (choosing the portion of recorded material you want to edit),

Working with regions (performing edit functions such as moving, duplicating, trimming, aligning, and so forth on selected regions).

This chapter covers selecting regions in Pro Tools. We’ll introduce you to three selection types: Edit selections, Timeline selections, and Track selections. You’ll learn how to make each type of selection, and you’ll learn how to link and unlink Edit selections with Timeline and Track selections ...

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