Regardless of version, that should not be happening. I assume you are selecting the passage to which the effect is to be applied. Pressing spacebar should play just the selected segment. Note that having selected a track it is then necessary to select some or all audio within the track. Apologies if that sounds patronizing, but you wouldn't be the first person to overlook that step.
If it was working correctly before the upgrade and not afterwards it sounds like something may have gone wrong during the upgrade process. Before you start the process of uninstalling and reinstalling, others may have more enlightened suggestions.
On 30/12/2015 4:43 PM, Blake Tracy wrote:
Sent from my iPhonehi,
There is a problem I've had since I updated audacity. Sometimes it lets me use
one effect in a project, but most of the time it won't even let me use one.
When it. )(does let me use one, can't undo, say, if I don't like it with what I
am doing, or make a selection mistake. Is this a quirk of the new version, or
something I can fix?
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