With the Draw , Selection , or Time Selection tool active, click the event. The event is highlighted to indicate that it has been selected.
Use this procedure to select multiple events that are located next to each other.
Hold the Shift key and click the first and last event that you want to select. The events, including those between the selected events, are highlighted.
To select all events in the project, choose Select All from the Edit menu.
When you have finished selecting events, release the Shift key.
Use this procedure to select multiple events that are not located next to each other.
Hold down the Ctrl key and click the events you want to select. The events are highlighted.
To deselect an event, click it again.
When you have finished selecting events, release the Ctrl key.
From the Edit menu, choose Editing Tool, and choose Selection from the shortcut menu.
You can add or subtract events from the selection area by holding the Ctrl key and clicking an event.
Place the mouse pointer at any corner of the area that you want to select.
Drag the cursor to the opposite corner of the area you want to select.
Release the mouse button. The events within the rectangle are highlighted.
To select all of the events in the timeline, choose Select All from the Edit menu (or press Ctrl+A).
Right-click an event and choose Select All on Track from the shortcut menu. All events on the track are selected.
Right-click an event and choose Select Events to End from the shortcut menu. The event and all subsequent events are selected.
You can also use this command with events selected on multiple tracks.
Right-click an event and choose Select Events Using This Event’s Clip from the shortcut menu to select all events on the track that use the same clip as the selected event.
Right-click the timeline, choose Select Events Using Clip, and then choose a clip from the submenu to select all events on the track that use the specified clip.
Using the Selection, Envelope, or Time Selection tool, drag along the marker bar. A loop region is created, and all events (and portions of events) within the region are highlighted.
To quickly select all events on a track, right-click an empty space on the track and choose Select all on Track from the shortcut menu.
If you create a new selection during playback, the cursor will move to the start of the new loop region and playback will begin at that point. To adjust the selection without interrupting playback, drag from the center or ends of the loop region.
Hold the Ctrl key while clicking a selected event. The event is deselected.
Selecting events is the first step in a variety of editing tasks. You can move selected events, copy them to the clipboard, delete, edit, and more.
Whoops! You just adjusted your selection until it was perfect, and now you’ve lost it with a stray click? No problem—it’s not lost at all. Press backspace to toggle through the previous five time selections.
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