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Your Cubase® Studio by Steve Pacey

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Prepare to Snap

Before you edit any part in Cubase, it’s always a good idea to set and activate your Snap function. To do so, you first have to decide what increment you would like to work in. In the Project window, you have three choices (see Figure 8.12): Bar, Beat, or Use Quantize. In the Key Editor or Drum Editor, you simply use the quantize display to make your snap setting. Remember that if you need to work in smaller increments than the snap setting will allow, you can always deactivate the Snap function. A simple way to activate/deactivate the Snap function is by using the J key on your computer’s keyboard.

Figure 8.12. Choosing the snap setting in the Project window.

Because editing is usually done on a much larger scale in the ...

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