Select Menu: Spectral

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Spectral selection is used to make selections that include a frequency range as well as a time range on tracks in Spectrogram view. Spectral selection is used with special spectral edit effects to make changes to the frequency content of the selected audio. Among other purposes, spectral selection and editing can be used for cleaning up unwanted sound, enhancing certain resonances, changing the quality of a voice or removing mouth sounds from voice work.
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Edit MenuSelect MenuView MenuTransport MenuTracks MenuGenerate MenuEffect MenuAnalyze MenuHelp MenuExt-Bar MenuExt-Command MenuMenu BarSelects all of the audio in all of the tracksDeselects all of the audio in all of the tracksFor extending a selection to more tracksFor modifying, saving and restoring a selectionFor making a selection of a frequency rangeFor modifying a selection, taking account of clipsSelects from the position of the cursor to the previously stored cursor positionStores the current cursor position for use in a later selectionMoves the edges of a selection region (or the cursor position) slightly so they are at a rising zero crossing pointChanges between selecting a time range and selecting the last selected spectral selection in that time rangeWhen in Spectrogram view, snaps the center frequency to the next higher frequency peak, moving the spectral selection upwardsWhen in Spectrogram views snaps the center frequency to the next lower frequency peak, moving the spectral selection downwardsSelect-SpectralMenu.png


Toggle spectral selection  Q

Changes between selecting a time range (and hence all the frequencies in that range) and selecting the last selected spectral selection in that time range. This command toggles the spectral selection even if not in Spectrogram view.

Next Higher Peak Frequency  

When in Spectrogram view, snaps the center frequency to the next higher frequency peak, moving the spectral selection upwards. This does the same as clicking and dragging the center frequency upwards.

Next Lower Peak Frequency  

When in Spectrogram views snaps the center frequency to the next lower frequency peak, moving the spectral selection downwards. This does the same as clicking and dragging the center frequency downwards.



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