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psilosly
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Post by psilosly » Tue Jan 30, 2007 10:49 pm

replied to wrong thread.

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Post by The Phat Conductor » Wed Jan 31, 2007 12:25 am

missjade wrote:this thread rocks. :mrgreen:

*in arrangement view (while zoomed in) holding alt + command while clicking and dragging lets you pan left & right.
what is this on pc? i am all pc in the studio.
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Post by fatrabbit » Wed Jan 31, 2007 11:59 am

The Phat Conductor wrote:
missjade wrote:this thread rocks. :mrgreen:

*in arrangement view (while zoomed in) holding alt + command while clicking and dragging lets you pan left & right.
what is this on pc? i am all pc in the studio.
Alt + Ctrl ?

There's a good list of key commands in the manual.

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Post by theque » Thu Feb 01, 2007 10:24 am

Shift+Enter: Preview a track in the browser
Esc: Stop preview[/quote]

thanks joesapo have been wondering if you can do that for years!

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Post by dr.wackler » Thu Feb 01, 2007 12:02 pm

theque wrote:Esc: Stop preview
Muchas gracias! 8)


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Post by dazexus » Fri Feb 02, 2007 5:26 am

Sampling sounds in midi editor - clicking the headphone icon in the midi editor allows you to click on the virtual keyboard and hear the sound attached to it (Very useful when programming drums with the mouse)

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Post by Idonotlikebroccoli » Sat Feb 03, 2007 5:26 pm

^ I have that function mapped to one of the pads on my padkontrol. It's f'in sweet! 8)
Please vote! Live 10's "multi" clip editing should allow selection+editing of multiple clips in one action:

(L10-SUG-0228) Multiple MIDI transpose

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Post by Fever606 » Sun Feb 04, 2007 3:49 pm

Command-Click (Mac) on the solo buttons to solo more than one track. I seriously did a little dance late one night when I stumbled upon that.

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Re-sync or find remote arrangement spot

Post by MobiusB » Sun Feb 04, 2007 9:07 pm

Option-Spacebar (or Option-Play). We run 3 macbooks on stage with one acting as the arrangement master. If for some reason (plug-ins, etc...) one falls out of sync and EXT has to be turned off (to stop the trainwreck), we were dying to figure out how to re-sync without requiring a new Start from the master. (Which as you can imagine would be somewhat of a buzzkill)

Option-Space on the remote Live will cause it to sync to the current song position on the master.

Add this to the Network-Midi feature on a Mac which I also discovered today in this forum (boo-yah to the poster!) and I am a VERY happy person. :-)

Peace out y'all!
-Mobius :D

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Post by missjade » Sun Feb 04, 2007 9:26 pm

The Phat Conductor wrote:
missjade wrote:this thread rocks. :mrgreen:

*in arrangement view (while zoomed in) holding alt + command while clicking and dragging lets you pan left & right.
what is this on pc? i am all pc in the studio.
hmmm....sorry, i am kind of clueless on the PC end... :oops:

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alice in Live Wonderland.......

Post by Lionheart23 » Sun Feb 04, 2007 10:47 pm

its a never ending rabit hole, just read a few tips here and am blown away....
personal fav was when i discovered the Tab key switch between sesion and arrangment pages, oh it was like heaven! :)

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Post by Lionheart23 » Sun Feb 04, 2007 10:50 pm

...hey while i'm thinking of it, does anyone know how to link multiple faders on the mixer? :?:

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Post by womoma » Mon Feb 05, 2007 3:01 am

just assign them to the same fader on your control surface dude.

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Post by womoma » Mon Feb 05, 2007 4:20 am

not really a Live function, but I was chuffed when I discovered the "Fade To Grey" rack. Until I wrote this just now, it was my secret weapon :lol:

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Post by ToneDunce » Sat Feb 10, 2007 10:20 pm

The "note stretch" function when midi editing. Found it yesterday. You select a bunch of notes and its there in the right click menu. Super useful! And if you drag the marker beyond its opposite, you get an easy retrograde sequence.

Does anyone know how to do inverted sequences quick? (this being where if the original melody moves up a wholetone, the inverted one moves down a wholetone, etc.)

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