Hello: I'll describe what is happening and hope someone has an idea how I can fix this: Let's say just for example that I have a project with 10 tracks, although this occurs whether it's 2 or 20 tracks. I select track 1 so that I can apply an affect. I choose the affect and hit enter. Audacity then selects all the tracks, applying the affect to all the tracks. Well, my work around is to hit undo, unselect all but the target track, and then repeat the affect with CTRL+R. This does what I want but all that extra time and effort ... any thoughts? Stan B Technology has been out of our control since the first cave man smashed his finger with a stone ax.