How to set the Start Timecode to be not 00:00:00:00?

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rockman413
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How to set the Start Timecode to be not 00:00:00:00?

Post by rockman413 » Tue May 11, 2021 1:56 pm

Hi there,
So currently my session start at 00:00:00:00, how to change this to maybe like 01:00:00:00?

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Re: How to set the Start Timecode to be not 00:00:00:00?

Post by [jur] » Tue May 11, 2021 2:08 pm

Go to 01:00:00:00 in Arrangement,
add a marker here,
right-click the marker and select "set song start here" (or something along those lines - my Live isn't set to English atm)

Now, you'd probably realise soon that it has a downside: the Arrangement will always starts playing from here, even if you put the played marker somewhere else.

imo it's way easier to just shift the whole thing mentally while working, and if you need it for your exports then shift your whole Arrangement to 01:00:00:00 before exporting.
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Re: How to set the Start Timecode to be not 00:00:00:00?

Post by rockman413 » Tue May 11, 2021 2:45 pm

Thanks. To be more exact: I wish bar 1 to be at 01:00:00:00

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Re: How to set the Start Timecode to be not 00:00:00:00?

Post by [jur] » Tue May 11, 2021 10:26 pm

There's not a "correct" way to get this, it's just not implemented. There's only workarounds.
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Re: How to set the Start Timecode to be not 00:00:00:00?

Post by rockman413 » Wed May 12, 2021 4:21 am

[jur] wrote:
Tue May 11, 2021 10:26 pm
There's not a "correct" way to get this, it's just not implemented. There's only workarounds.
Got it, thanks for clarifying . guess I'll do zoom in zoom out a lot.. By the way, as a new user, can I ask for the short cut/key command for zoom in zoom out horizontally and vertically?

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Re: How to set the Start Timecode to be not 00:00:00:00?

Post by [jur] » Wed May 12, 2021 2:17 pm

On a track pad, an "inverted pinch" (wha's the correct word for this?) zooms out horizontally; pinching zooms in.
You can also up/down scroll while holding cmd.
Up/down drag while holding alt/option for vertical zoom.

You can hit Z (you can do it twice too, if you're on L11) after you've made a selection to zoom around this part, X to un-zoom.
H to feet all tracks vertically, W to fit horizontally.

And a few other ones listed here.
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