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Logic 9 Overlapping midi when punching in

Discussion in 'Logic 9' started by Hansverm, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. Hansverm

    Hansverm Member

    Hi,

    when I record midi and play some overdubs with punch in, the underlying regions are still there. When I select the first region again, it overlaps the overdubs, so I won't see them anymore. I have 'no overlap' selected, but this still happens.
    After a search in this forum, Google and Youtube, I haven't found a solution to this problem. It's probably something very simple, so please any advice would be greatly appreciated.

    thanks
    Hans
     
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  3. Hansverm

    Hansverm Member

    I'm still having this problem. And I'm not the only one judging from the views this post has got, but no one jumped in to help. I still can't get my head round how logic deals with this, coming from Pro tools. I accidentally recorded two tracks today, one of which recorded over a previous recorded midi region. When I select that region the other one appears on top of it, when I delete it, I lose all my previously recorded midi data from underneath/ the earlier recording. Please, anyone advise or point me to the page in the manual where I can get an answer for this.

    Any help would be much appreciated.
     
  4. Eli

    Eli Senior member

    Other than checking that I have the MIDI recording project settings set the way I want (see screenshot), I usually just create a duplicate (MIDI or software instrument) track and record onto that. That way there are no confusing overlaps to deal with; and you can freely edit or merge or mute, etc the two regions independently after the fact.

    PS: FTR, the "Merge with selected regions" option requires you to actually select the original region before recording.

    PPS: Also take note of the "replace" button on the transport bar. this also effects wether or not punched in MIDI will replace the original data or not.
     

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  5. Hansverm

    Hansverm Member

    Thanks for the advice. This is indeed a better way of working.
     

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