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How do you put silence in a comp track?

Discussion in 'Logic Pro X' started by edurbrow, Nov 16, 2014.

  1. edurbrow

    edurbrow Senior member

    How do you put silence in a comp track?
  3. CSeye

    CSeye Senior member

    Couple of ways:
    1. Plan ahead:Record one cycle of silence when comping. Double-click the "silent" take to open the Audio File Editor: Functions>Silence to make sure there's no residual sound. Make selections on this take where you want silence.

    2. When using existing takes that don't include an empty/silent take, make a selection where you want silence on a Take that you know you don't plan to use. Double-click on that selection as above.
  4. Eli

    Eli Senior member

    Hold down the Shift key as you are doing your quick swipe comping. The cursor changes to a trim tool. You can trim the selection and leave silence between the adjacent selections.
  5. edurbrow

    edurbrow Senior member

    Thank you, thank you. I ended up sending them to new tracks in order to deal with the problem.

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