Shows Minus 6 Seconds hitting Record

Version 2.3.3 When I hit record, the track starts at zero but immediately shows -8 seconds before the start. Playing back the track the same blank -8 seconds shows. The earlier version I had of Audacity did not do this. How do I eliminate the unwanted black 8 seconds before the actual recording?

thank you and best to all


Turn off “Pinned playhead” (click the “thumb tack” icon on the left end of the time ruler, so that it becomes a triangle.

By the way, the current version of Audacity is 3.0.2:

Thank you!