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Creating Music in Logic Pro
The Basics: Projects and Regions
A Tour of the Logic Pro Interface
The Transport Bar
Tempo list
The Inspector
Region Parameter box
Track Parameter box
Common Features of Logic Pro Windows
Interactions Between Arrange Window Areas
Using Logic Pro Interface Elements
Using the Computer Keyboard
Window Types
Opening and Closing Windows
Moving and Resizing Windows
Working at Different Hierarchy Levels
Selecting the Working Area
Relationships Between Windows
Content Catch Mode
Customizing the Transport Bar
Customizing the Arrange Window Toolbar
Hiding or Revealing the Inspector
Adjusting the Bar Ruler Display
Displaying Global Tracks
ÂHide All Global Tracks
ÂShow All Global Tracks
Using Screensets
Designing Your Music Production System
Connecting Your Audio and MIDI Devices
USB (Universal Serial Bus)
Using External MIDI Devices
Using External Audio Effects
Configuring Your Audio Hardware
Universal Track Mode
Maximum Scrub Speed
Using Distributed Audio Processing
Enabling Distributed Audio Processing
Setting the Playhead Position
Using the Transport Buttons
Using Transport Key Commands
Using Cycle Mode
Using the Chase Events Function
Opening Marker Areas and Windows
Creating Markers
Selecting Markers
Deleting Markers
Naming Markers
Changing the Appearance of Marker Text
Editing Markers
Navigating With Markers
Customizing the Marker Display in the Marker List
Learning About Projects
Creating Projects
Opening Projects
Opening and Creating Projects Automatically
Importing Settings From Other Projects
Checking and Repairing Projects
Setting Project Properties
Setting the Project Time Signature
Managing Projects
Saving Projects
Closing and Quitting
Using the Mouse
Entering Numerical Values
Working With Key Commands
The Key Commands Window
Assigning Key Commands to Computer Keys
Working With Tools
Working With Help Tags
Selection Techniques
Working With the Clipboard
Undoing and Redoing Editing Operations
Configuring the Track Header
Reclaiming Workspace Used by the Track Header
Creating Tracks and Channels
Transferring a Channel Strip Setting to a New Track
Deleting Tracks
Selecting a Track
Rearranging Tracks
Assigning Tracks to Channels
Zooming Individual Tracks
Assigning Track Icons
Soloing Tracks
Record-Enabling Tracks
Freezing Tracks
Protecting Tracks
Using Track Button Slide Activation
A Quick Mixer and Channel Strip Primer
Inserting, Moving, and Removing Plug-ins
Accessing Multiple Instrument Outputs
Loading and Removing Entire Channel Strip Configurations
Using the Plug-in Window
Common Plug-in Window Functions
Using the Library to Choose Plug-in Settings
Learning About Effect Routings
Working With Instruments
Working With ReWire Applications
Working With External Audio Effects
Using Plug-ins From Other Manufacturers
Supported File Formats
About Pre-Recorded Media Types Supported by Logic Pro
Accessing Media Files in the Browser
Finding Apple Loops in the Loop Browser
Before Browsing or Searching for Apple Loops
Adding and Removing Audio Files
Adding ReCycle Files to Your Project
Adding MIDI and Project Files
What Are Regions?
Audio region 1
Audio region 2
MIDI and Audio Regions Compared
Handling Regions in the Audio Bin and Sample Editor
Making Region Edits Faster and Easier
Selecting Regions
Selecting Parts of a Region
Adding and Recording Regions
Removing and Restoring Regions
Moving Regions
Shifting the Playback Position of Regions
Resizing Regions
Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Regions
Adding or Removing Song Passages
Repeating Regions
Making Multiple Copies of Regions
Dividing, Demixing, and Merging Regions
Creating Crossfades and Fades on Audio Regions
Setting Region Parameters
Fixing MIDI Region Parameters
Recording Audio
A Quick Overview of the Recording Steps
Preparations for Recording
Auto Input Monitoring
Maximum Recording Size
Setting Up Track Channels
Making an Audio Recording
mUse the Select Previous Section for Realtime Comping key command
Punch Recording
Handling Audio Recordings
Creating Comps
Managing Take Folders
Recording MIDI
Recording MIDI Regions in Real Time
MIDI Step Input Recording
Using the Caps Lock Keyboard
Opening the Editors
Hearing MIDI Events When Editing
Editing MIDI Events in the Arrange Area
Monitoring and Resetting MIDI Events
MIDI Activity display
Learning the Piano Roll Editor Interface
Creating and Editing Note Events
Splitting Chords
Using Hyper Draw
Customizing the Piano Roll Editor
Piano Roll Editor Shortcuts
Creating and Editing Events in the Hyper Editor
Changing the Grid and Beam Display
Restoring Deleted Events
Working With Event Definitions
Working With Hyper Sets
Learning and Using the Event List Interface
Filtering Event Types
Viewing Events Outside the Display Area
Selecting and Creating Events
Editing Events
Deleting and Muting Events
Soloing and Renaming Regions or Folders
Learning About Event Types
Note Events
Control Change Events
Program Change Events
The Event Float Window
Quantizing Regions
Fine-Tuning the Quantization Grid
Event and Note Quantization
Creating Groove Templates
Choosing and Using Transform Sets
Exponential Velocity
Quantize Note Length
Using the Transform Window Parameters
Creating Your Own Transform Sets
Importing Transform Sets From Other Projects
Usage Examples
Playing Audio Files
Navigating Audio Files
Changing the X and Y Axis Scales
Displaying the Waveform as Sample Bits
To display the waveform as sample bits:
Making Selections
Destructive Audio Editing and Processing
Adjusting the Project Tempo
Sample Loop Functions
Undoing Editing Steps in the Sample Editor
Creating Manual Backups
Working With the Digital Factory
Using an External Sample Editor
Using AudioSuite Plug-ins
How You Can Use Strip Silence
Using Strip Silence
Automatic Tempo Matching
Setting the Project Tempo to Match an Audio Region
Time Stretching Regions
Using the Follow Tempo Function
Sorting, Grouping, and Renaming Files in the Audio Bin
Moving Audio Files
Copying or Converting Audio Files
Deleting Audio Files
Optimizing Audio Files
Saving Regions as Individual Audio Files
Exporting Tracks as Audio Files
Dealing With SDII Files
Finding and Replacing Orphaned Audio Files
Basic Mixing Steps
Channel Strip Elements
Setting Channel Strip Levels
Setting the Pan, Balance, or Surround Position
Soloing and Muting Channels
Adding Effects: Using Inserts
Working With Sends
Working With Channel Strip Settings
Monitoring With Effect Plug-ins
Arming Channel Strips
Changing the Channel Input Format
Setting the Automation Mode
Handling Mixer Inputs and Outputs
The Binaural Post-Processing Plug-in
Adjusting Elements of Multiple Channel Strips
Adjusting Channel Strips in Record or Playback Mode
Working With Groups
Channel Strip Types
MIDI Channel Strips
Moving to Particular Types of Channel Strips
Customizing the Mixer
Using the I/O Labels Window
Displaying Track Automation
Setting an Automation Mode
Writing Track Automation Data
Editing Track Automation in the Arrange Area
Automation Select tool
Automation Curve tool
Editing Track Automation Data in an Event List
Writing Track Automation With External Controllers
Conversion of Automation Data
Creating a Bounce
Routing Channels to an Output
Defining the Bounce Range
Using the Bounce Window
Setting the Bounce File Name and Folder
Bouncing and POW-r Dithering
Creating Apple Loops in Logic Pro
Creating Apple Loops in the Apple Loops Utility
Converting ReCycle Files Into Apple Loops
Adding Apple Loops to the Loop Browser
Global Tracks and Apple Loops
Exporting Regions
Using the Tempo Track
Recording Tempo Changes
Adjusting the Tempo to Fit Audio Regions
Using the Tempo List
Using the Tempo Operations Window
Using the Tempo Interpreter
Using the Tempo Fader
Beat Mapping With MIDI Regions
Beat Mapping With Audio Regions
Beats From Region
Beat Mapping to Scene Markers
Beat Mapping to Markers
How MIDI Events and Apple Loops Are Transposed
Creating and Editing Transposition and Chord Events
Analyzing MIDI Regions
Learning About the Score Editor
Entering Notes and Symbols in the Score Editor
Real Time MIDI Recording
Step Input
Mouse Input (Using the Part Box)
Using Hyper Draw in the Score Editor
Working With the Part Box
Learning About Part Box Groups
Key Signatures
Time Signatures
Editing Notes and Symbols: Basic Operations
Changing Several Objects Simultaneously
Deleting Objects From the Score Editor
Moving or Copying Objects With the Mouse
Working With Aliases in the Score Editor
Changing the Graphical Position of Objects
Resizing Notes and Symbols
Editing Notes and Symbols: Advanced Operations
Creating and Inserting Rests
Editing Slurs and Crescendi
Editing Repeat Signs and Bar Lines
Working With Text
Inserting Text
Using Musical Symbol Fonts
Learning About Text Styles
Working With Text Styles
Working With Global Text
Working With Automatic Text Objects
Creating Lyrics
Creating Chord Symbols
Working With Time and Key Signatures
Creating Time Signatures
Creating Key Signatures
Selecting Signatures
Copying Signatures
Editing Signatures
Deleting Signatures
Creating and Choosing Signature Alternatives
Transcribing MIDI Recordings
Default Settings for New MIDI Regions
Selecting Multiple Regions in the Score Editor
Display Parameters
Hidden MIDI Regions
Using Note Attributes to Change Individual Notes
Working With Staff Styles
Using the Video Track
Working With Scene Markers
Creating Scene Markers
Handling QuickTime Movie Audio Tracks
Video Project Settings
Video Preferences
Surround Formats Supported by Logic Pro
Configuring Logic Pro for Surround
Setting the Surround Preferences
Setting the Project Surround Format
Changing the Appearance of Surround Level Meters
Setting the Output Format of a Channel Strip
Working With the Surround Panner
Stereo to Surround Panner
Inserting Surround Plug-ins
Working With Multi-Channel Effects
Working With the Surround Master
Bouncing Surround Audio Files
The Synchronization Master and Slave Relationship
Using External Synchronization
Synchronization Project Settings
Exporting Split Channel Files
Using the Environment
An Introduction to the Environment
Working With Layers
Customizing the Environment Display
Working With Objects
The MIDI Signal Path
Common Environment Object Parameters
Object Parameter box
Exchanging Environments
The Environment Objects
Standard Instruments
Multi Instruments
Mapped Instruments
MMC Record Buttons
Monitor Object
Channel Splitter Object
Transformer Object
Delay Line Object
Voice Limiter Object
Chord Memorizer Object
Touch Tracks Object
Physical Input and Sequencer Input Objects
Physical Input Object
Sequencer Input Object
MIDI Click Object
Internal Objects
Recording and Playback of Fader Movements
Channel Strip Objects
Prelisten Channel Strip
Saving Project Settings and Preferences
Project Settings
Synchronization Settings
Metronome Settings
Recording Settings
Audio Settings
Score Project Settings
Assets Project Settings
Global Preferences
Audio Preferences
MIDI Preferences
Display Preferences
Score Preferences
Automation Preferences
Control Surfaces Preferences
Sharing Preferences
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Logic Pro 8 User Manual

Logic Pro 8 User Manual

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