Hm, you could create 2 macros (with two steps):
1. clip left (the other macro for right)
2. one of the preview commands (e.g. control+shift F6 which plays in
the vicinity of the left selection boundary/cursor)
I also made a plug-in "Latency info" which gives you the alignment
offset in ms for two selected tracks.
I should probably update it, now that we have tool plug-ins.
On 27/06/2019, Orlando Enrique Fiol <dmarc-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>concerning moving clips in Audacity. You can do this using the clip
>left/right commands which are on the Cursor sub menu of the Extra menu.
>The documentation in the manual for these commands is on this page:
>and this is a link to the section of my guide for users of screen
Huge thanks! I believe I understand this. How then does moving clips
intersect with "align tracks" on the track menu? What kind of matrix
does Audacity attempt to align tracks? Do they get aligned by first
>If the zoom is set to normal (ctrl + 2), then the step size by which
>commands move a clip is just over one hundredth of a second. Pressing
>ctrl + 3 to zoom out doubles the step size, and pressing ctrl + 1 halves
>the step size.
>Unfortunately, as is the case for the align commands and inserting
>these commands can't be used to affect the playback in real time.
Well, we can't have everything. Using this method, I imagine that
experimenting with the clip alignment between both tracks would take
lots of time, since I'd have to wait for each instance of the clip
left or right to complete.
Orlando Enrique Fiol
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University of Pennsylvania: November, 2018
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