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Pro Tools® 10 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide by Frank D. Cook

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6 The Edit Window

The Edit window (see Figure 6.1) is the heart of Pro Tools. This is where you can view the contents of your tracks, edit audio and MIDI clips, edit MIDI notes, create fades and crossfades, and draw automation changes for volume, panning, and plug-in parameters. In many respects, however, the Edit and Mix windows present two views of the same thing. Some items appear in both windows, including track names and the Mute, Solo, and Record Enable buttons. Furthermore, you can choose to have sends, inserts, I/O columns, and more display in the Edit window (displays that are typically associated with the Mix window). In any case, the Edit window is where you will spend much of your time in Pro Tools. The length of this chapter should ...

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