Recover removed track?

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Recover removed track?

Permanent link to this post Posted by sharp11 » Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:18 pm

I thought that clicking the 'X' on a track merely closed the track view. Now it appears it "removes it from the project". Is it possible to recover the audio?
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Re: Recover removed track?

Permanent link to this post Posted by billw58 » Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:59 pm

If you haven't closed the project, Edit > Undo will bring the track back. If you have close the project then the track is gone.

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Re: Recover removed track?

Permanent link to this post Posted by sharp11 » Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:33 pm

Thanks, Bill. That's a shame, though.

IMHO, it shouldn't be an 'X', it should be a trash can icon. Just lost an hour's work :(
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Re: Recover removed track?

Permanent link to this post Posted by kozikowski » Thu Sep 21, 2017 11:59 pm

It's not trash when you have the program open. It's Delete with UNDO.

A side note that Audacity Projects don't save UNDO. They save just about everything else but the ability to back up.

Once you close Audacity it flushes all its temporary memory and workspaces (like a proper program) and starts over.

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Re: Recover removed track?

Permanent link to this post Posted by sharp11 » Sat Sep 23, 2017 5:49 am

With all due respect, in my pea brain: trash = delete w/ or w/o undo. I have been trained by Windows, OS X and Linux that X = close.
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