In Audacity, each audio file which you open, opens in a separate window.
However, if you import audio files, the corresponding tracks are added to
tracks in the current Window.
So all you have to do differently is to import the two files, instead of
opening them. (in fact you could open the first and then import the second.)
On the file menu, open the import menu, and choose Audio. The shortcut is
If you haven't come across it already, there's a Jaws guide to Audacity
which is almost all applicable to NVDA users:
It's a bit on the terse side, and not everyone finds it useful.
Please just keep on asking questions,
On Thu, 6 Sep 2018 at 12:25, <claire.potter99@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Hi Andrew, thank you so much for the instructions. The problem I have is
that when I go to open the tracks, which are in mp3 format, I am getting
impression that I can only see one track at a time, so what I do,, and I
would like to know if this is the right way to do it, is I open Audacity,
press control o to go into my list of files and select the speech track and
the music track, then tab to open and press enter. I am then taken back to
Audacity, and I can only see one of the tracks, so it is actually
for me to move the track up or down, what am I doing wrong? It is a shame
that nobody is doing an online course for Audacity, or even offering online
training remotely so that a newbie like me can really make sure they know
what to do, there are so many things relating to other sound editors but
nothing like that for Audacity, or maybe there is but I am not aware of
Warm regards, Claire Potter, Check out my brand new website:
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