Lesson 3 Flashcards

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1.What menu would you use to display Conductor rulers, such as Meter and Tempo? How can you display rulers without using a main menu? Pg. 66

View>Rulers.click the ruler view selector


2.What are the default tempo and meter for all Pro Tools sessions? Pg 66

120 bpm


3.What modifier key would you hold while clicking on a ruler to add a Meter or Tempo change to your session? Pg 66

Hold the control key(mac) or Start key (Windows)


4.What main menu provides access to the Tempo Operations window? What is the purpose of the Linear page in the Tempo Operations window? Pg 69

The event window.To create tempos that change evenly over a selected range of time.


5.How can you configure Pro Tools to use a virtual instrument as the sound source for the metronome click? How can you control what notes are played for the accented and unaccented beats? Pg. 71

Go to Setup>Click/Count off or double-click either the metronome button or the count off value. The click/count off options.


6.Describe at least three different ways to make a selection for recording. Pg 72

Select another clip in the session; using the Down and Up keys live; dragging the in and out points in the timeline: use Option to move selection in timeline


7.Describe three ways to set the pre- and post-roll values. What modifier do you use to set pre- and post-roll by clicking in a track playlist? Pg 77

Enter in values in the Transport Window; Drag the Pre-roll/ Post-roll arrows; Click on the area before your selection with the Option -modifier Key


8.What keyboard shortcut can you use to toggle Pre/Post Roll on and off? Pg 79



9.What are alternate playlists in Pro Tools? How can playlists be useful when recording multiple takes? Pg. 79

Media recorded on a pro tools track is stored on the track.


10.When might you use the Pro Tools Preferences setting called Send Fully Overlapped Clips to Available Playlist While Recording? How can you ensure that the original audio gets moved to a playlist when rerecording just a section of the original using this setting? Pg 79

send fully overlapped clips to available playlist while recording.


11.What are some differences in the way audio and MIDI clips are created when loop recording? How would you go about enabling loop recording for audio or MIDI? Pg 82

Audio recording creates a single file for all loops; Audio disregards the last loop if stopped before halfway; MIDI clips always store something (unless it is blank); each MIDI clip from looping is stored as separate files


12.What Preferences setting do you need to use to enable automatic playlist creation when Loop Recording? Pg 82

Automatically Create new playlist when loop Recording


13.How can you cycle through alternate takes from playlists? How can you audition takes from playlists while cycling through them? Pg 84

playlists functionality.Have loop playback is enabled


14.What is the purpose of MIDI Merge mode? How can you perform a MIDI Merge recording while looping? Pg 85

Midi merge and midi data to a existing MIDI clip.Deselect loop record mode.