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Cursor won't move

Permanent link to this post Posted by bean420 » Thu May 18, 2017 6:13 pm

I was recording a file just fine, and then when I went to do a pick up, it completely stopped working on me!

The cursor and blue line show up, but will not move.

My rates are fine, my recording devices have been enabled and disabled -it does not matter what the input is, it hasn't recorded anything.

I have an audition due in an hour and I'm VERY frustrated.
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Re: Cursor won't move

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Thu May 18, 2017 6:31 pm

Try rebooting the computer.

If that does not work, tell us which version of Audacity you have (look in "Help >About Audacity"), what sort of microphone / pre-amp / sound card you are using, and attach your Audio Device Info... to your reply. See here for how to attach a file to your forum post: https://forum.audacityteam.org/viewtopi ... 49&t=64936
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Re: Cursor won't move

Permanent link to this post Posted by bean420 » Thu May 18, 2017 6:50 pm

sorry, I meant to do that, but someone showed up at my door, and I was flustered lol

I did restart, and it did make it work. But... is that something that happens regularly, because it's never happened to me before, and cannot reboot every time!

My version is 2.1.3 and I'm working on Windows 7. I was using a Scarlett 2i2, but as I said, it refused to record off any device. Here is the rest of the info:

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Default recording device number: 1
Default playback device number: 4
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Device ID: 0
Device name: Microsoft Sound Mapper - Input
Host name: MME
Recording channels: 2
Playback channels: 0
Low Recording Latency: 0.090000
Low Playback Latency: 0.090000
High Recording Latency: 0.180000
High Playback Latency: 0.180000
Supported Rates:
==============================
Device ID: 1
Device name: Line In (2- Scarlett 2i2 USB)
Host name: MME
Recording channels: 2
Playback channels: 0
Low Recording Latency: 0.090000
Low Playback Latency: 0.090000
High Recording Latency: 0.180000
High Playback Latency: 0.180000
Supported Rates:
==============================
Device ID: 2
Device name: Stereo Mix (Conexant SmartAudio
Host name: MME
Recording channels: 2
Playback channels: 0
Low Recording Latency: 0.090000
Low Playback Latency: 0.090000
High Recording Latency: 0.180000
High Playback Latency: 0.180000
Supported Rates:
==============================
Device ID: 3
Device name: Microsoft Sound Mapper - Output
Host name: MME
Recording channels: 0
Playback channels: 2
Low Recording Latency: 0.090000
Low Playback Latency: 0.090000
High Recording Latency: 0.180000
High Playback Latency: 0.180000
Supported Rates:
    8000
Last edited by Gale Andrews on Fri May 19, 2017 11:26 am, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: wrapped partial audio device info in code tags for readability
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Re: Cursor won't move

Permanent link to this post Posted by Gale Andrews » Fri May 19, 2017 11:31 am

It's better to save and attach the complete Audio Device Info as Steve requested. Please see how to attach files to forum posts.

bean420 wrote:I did restart, and it did make it work. But... is that something that happens regularly, because it's never happened to me before, and cannot reboot every time!

Reboot regularly if you want to use a USB audio device for extended periods. Don't get too ambitious with the project rate. 96000 Hz will exhaust the USB device sooner than 44100 Hz.


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