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Logic® Pro 8 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide by Kevin Anker, Orren Merton

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Chapter 5. Transport Controls and Recording

The Transport (formerly known as the Transport window) contains perhaps the most fundamental functions in Logic—the controls for recording, playback, and song position. The Transport is modeled after the “transport” section of a tape machine, so named because pressing the buttons physically moves (transports) the magnetic tape. Of course, there’s no tape in your computer, but because the metaphor of the tape machine transport for these controls is quite intuitive, it has found its way into Logic (and, in fact, almost all modern software-based audio applications). Figure 5.1 shows the Logic Pro Transport.

Figure 5.1. In the Transport, you can control recording, playback, and related functions. The Transport ...

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