Crop sample...

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Crop sample...

Post by JamieinNC » Tue Aug 10, 2010 11:22 am

Hi All,

Are there any circumstances that would cause Sampler to NOT offer the "crop sample" feature when right-clicking the sample window? I used a bassoon sample from the EIC collection and when I choose the small portion I need, the option is not there. I remember seeing it before and thought any sample could be cropped at any point in the sound design process.

Just for kicks, I loaded another Sampler with the same sound file outside of a rack with NO effects, modulation, etc., and the option again fails to show. So I eliminated the possibility that using the reverse function, LFOs, or pitch modulation would render the feature inactive.

A workaround could simply be to resample the part I need, crop that and then re-insert that into my patch, but it seems laborious compared to a simple right-click.

Why doesn't it work? Thanks in advance.


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Re: Crop sample...

Post by 3dot... » Tue Aug 10, 2010 12:38 pm

the sampler doesn't have the 'crop' context menu entry..

you can drag the sample itself to a clip ..
and do the 'crop sample' schtick (live creates a new audio file when you 'crop')
...or simply adjust the start/end position

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