Returning to the start of the track when recording...

Hi all,
Audacity running on Windows 10 on a Toshiba laptop, using a Scarlett 18i8 USB interface
My problem is, I can record the first track fine - and even sometimes the 2nd track.
However, when I click ‘record’ to try and overdub a 2nd track the transport jumps to the end of track 1…
I’ve tried everything I can think of - please can someone help!
do II need to add a datum point or something?
other than that - it’s a great product!

thanks all :slight_smile:

R (record) and Shift-R got reversed a while back. A lot of people wanted the default to jam new sound on the end of an existing track. That was Shift-R and nobody could find it. So now it’s R (default).

You can put the old behavior back in Preferences.

Edit > Preferences > Recording > Options.

Or use Shift-R.



brill - i’ll try it when I get home - many thanks!

Make sure you’re in Audacity 2.3.0.