hit stop instead of pause

I have windows 10. I accidentally hit the stop button instead of pause and my recording continued from the beginning creating a dual track for part of the recording. How can I fix this?

At the time you could have pressed Shift-Record which would have picked up the recording right where it left off. That’s Append Record.

What you can do now is select the Time Shift Tool (two sideways black arrows) and push the second track later (to the right) until its beginning matches the first track’s end. Audacity will smash them both together when you export.

I think there’s a way to automate that, but I gotta look that one up.


Here it is. Tracks > Align Tracks.