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Logic 9 shorten midi clip from left side?

Discussion in 'Logic 9' started by lowgic, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. lowgic

    lowgic New Member

    OK. Potentially a dumb question:

    how do I shorten midi clip from left side? I can drag audio clips from left or right side, but midi only from the right. If I drag from the left it just pops back after I let go of it...

    (Logic 9)

    edit: I managed to shorten the clip one midi note only from the left side, thought I was getting somewhere, but the note still plays even though the region is shorter now and no longer showing that note.

    any ideas?
     
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  3. Eli

    Eli Senior member

    This is just the way it is with MIDI regions. There's no magic answer.

    As a workaround, try positioning the playhead where you need the region to start from, and then use the split region at playhead position command (default key command is \ ) Then you can delete the first region.
     
  4. lowgic

    lowgic New Member

    Thanks Eli- not a huge issue, but strange.
     
  5. Peter Ostry

    Peter Ostry Administrator Staff Member

    Maybe because audio regions are like "windows" showing parts of a file on the disk whereas MIDI regions do actually contain data?
     
  6. Larry

    Larry New Member

    My experience has been : this happens when certain data exists in the area that will
    "disappear" when the MIDI clip is shortened from the left. Patch name definitely and I think 007 velocity.

    Move this data downstream to the new starting point and you'll be able to move
    the left edge OK.
     

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