For completeness, facilities for marking positions are in the Track Menu. The one you want is to mark at playback position. The default shortcut is control-m. When you press control-m the screen reader will tell you that you are on track x (track 2 if the recording is taking place on the only track so far). At this point you can give the label a name and press Enter or simply press Enter. I favour giving it a name.
If using Audacity version 2.1.3 or later, once you have finished your recording you can use alt-left arrow or alt-right arrow to jump from label to label. Alternatively, from the Track Menu you can go to Edit Labels and have all sorts of fun adjusting positions etc.
On 29/08/2017 4:20 PM, SAMEER VASTA wrote:
How do you mark a point while recording to be able to quickly return to that specific point when playing back? For example - Whilst recording, I realise that I would have to return to a specific point in the audio to cut something out (so it would be useful to be able to mark that point while recording with a keystroke and to go back to it when editing).
Any help will greatly be appreciated.
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