Extra Menu: Selection

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The Extra > Selection Menu provides commands for changing the Snap-To settings, and for extending and contracting the selection.
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Help MenuExtra MenuMenu BarExtra commands related to play and recordExtra commands to select the tool, eExtra commands related to volumeExtra commands related to editingExtra commands related to play at speedExtra commands related to seekingExtra commands related to selecting a deviceExtra commands related to selectingExtra commands to set focus, usually focus on one trackExtra commands to move the cursorExtra commands to operate on a track that has focusToggle full screen mode with no title barEquivalent to setting the Snap To control in Selection Toolbar to "Off"Equivalent to setting the Snap To control in Selection Toolbar to "Nearest"Equivalent to setting the Snap To control in Selection Toolbar to "Prior"Select from cursor to start of trackSelect from cursor to end of trackIncreases the size of the selection by extending it to the leftIncreases the size of the selection by extending it to the rightExtend selection left a little (is this a duplicate?)Extend selection right a litlle (is this a duplicate?)Decreases the size of the selection by contracting it from the rightDecreases the size of the selection by contracting it from the leftExtra-SelectionMenu.png
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Snap-To Off  

Equivalent to setting the Snap-To control in Selection Toolbar to "Off".

Snap-To Nearest  

Equivalent to setting the Snap-To control in Selection Toolbar to "Nearest".

Snap-To Prior  

Equivalent to setting the Snap-To control in Selection Toolbar to "Prior".

Selection to Start  Shift+Home

Select from cursor to start of track

Selection to End  Shift+End

Select from cursor to end of track

Selection Extend Left  Shift+Left

Increases the size of the selection by extending it to the left. The amount of increase is dependent on the zoom level. If there is no selection one is created starting at the cursor position.

Selection Extend Right  Shift+Right

Increases the size of the selection by extending it to the right. The amount of increase is dependent on the zoom level. If there is no selection one is created starting at the cursor position.

Set (or Extend) Left Selection  

When playing or recording, sets the left boundary of a potential selection by moving the cursor to the current position of the green playback cursor (or red recording cursor). The selection can then be drawn by using "Set (or Extend) Right Selection"(below).

When stopped, increases the size of the selection by extending it to the left. The amount of increase is dependent on the zoom level. If there is no selection one is created starting at the cursor position.

Set (or Extend) Right Selection  

When playing or recording, sets the right boundary of the selection, thus drawing the selection from the cursor position to the current position of the green playback cursor (or red recording cursor). This is a quick way to mark a selection for future editing while playing or recording. Selections can be labeled while playing or recording using Edit > Labels > Add Label at Selection or shortcut Ctrl + B.

When stopped, increases the size of the selection by extending it to the right. The amount of increase is dependent on the zoom level. If there is no selection one is created starting at the cursor position.

Selection Contract Left  Ctrl+Shift+Right

Decreases the size of the selection by contracting it from the right. The amount of decrease is dependent on the zoom level. If there is no selection no action is taken.

Selection Contract Right  Ctrl+Shift+Left

Decreases the size of the selection by contracting it from the left. The amount of decrease is dependent on the zoom level. If there is no selection no action is taken.