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molite
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making clips

Post by molite » Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:41 am

I am trying to break some longer midi files into clips that i imported from another program. to in arrangement view i am splitting them where i want them to start and stop. then sleeting them, tabbing and dropping into clip slots.

They still contain all the notes from the entire file not just the selected measures. what am i missing?

pepezabala
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Re: making clips

Post by pepezabala » Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:55 am

hit ctrl-j to consolidate your split clips.

molite
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Re: making clips

Post by molite » Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:02 pm

im not try to consolidate I'm try to break a long midi file into smaller clips. when i split and drag the sections into clips view they still contain all the notes from the entire original track. even then notes outside areas i split.

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Re: making clips

Post by pepezabala » Tue Feb 14, 2012 2:48 pm

try

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Re: making clips

Post by dtrue17 » Tue Feb 14, 2012 4:28 pm

"consolidate" is what you want, even though it doesn't make much sense when you only have a single clip. Highlight the small clip that you just cut, and select consolidate. To test it (since I don't have ableton infront of me), in arrangement view, extend the edges of the clip. If that shortened clip repeats itself, it is "consolidated" and you will hear your cut clip loop in session view. If it extends to the parts of the clip that you just cut out, it is not consolidated, and will play the entire uncut clip in session view.

Again, I don't have ableton infront of me, but from what I remember, that will work for you.
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molite
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Re: making clips

Post by molite » Wed Feb 15, 2012 3:08 am

awesome thanks

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