Is there a way to transfer audio clips from arrangement view into session view?

I recorded all audio in arrangement  view and would now like to transfer those clips to session view so that I can apply groove elements to the clips


Dirtydog309 3 years ago | 0 comments

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  • Outwest 2008
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    For some people, the manual has a high learning curve.  It's nice if you just answer the question and leave it at that.  I have a Masters Degree in Education with over 20 years of teaching and counseling, and still, some of this techno jargon can get my head spinning.  Also keep in mind that different software developers have their "own" terminology.  For example, electronic tubes in the USA are called "valves" in England.  It's a big world out there.  I'm glad Dirtydog309 had the sense and guts to ask a question.  If a student of mine asked me a question, I certainly would choose my words carefully when answering such question.  Recently I asked a couple of Ableton forums on Facebook a question.  The people who answered back were kind in helping me out.  I did do my research first but then looked to get opinions from the two groups.  I was grateful for their responses and thanked all of them for their help.  I'm not upset with either one of you for your answers to Dirtydog309.  I'm just suggesting that for some of us Ableton Live has a huge learning curve and could use a little help in advancing ahead.  May it go well with all of you.

    1 day ago | 0 comments
  • jestermgee
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    This is actually one of the more basic features of Live that is easily found in most Youtube tutorials and the manual.


    You can only copy a complete "segment" fo if the track contains multiple takes on it you must consolidate first. Then, just click and hold with the mouse and press the TAB key on the keyboard to switch to clip view (still holding the mouse) and drop on a clip of choice. Works the same the other way.

    You can use the above technique for editing clips. Just take them into arrangement and drop, cut/tweak/trim and rearange etc then drag back without needing to go to an external editor.

    3 years ago | 0 comments
  • Near Earth Object
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    Ctrl/Cmnd + c,then tab, then Ctrl/Cmnd + v also works. Or just record parts directly from session into arrangement. Many options!
    And like Jestermgee already pointed out: that is one of the first things mentioned in the manual. I suggest you read that first, before you ask questions like this. You have to put some effort into it to learn. These are really basic things, and we all had to learn this. Just read the manual.

    3 years ago | 0 comments

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