Red triangle on timeline and not recording

Help for Audacity 2.x.x on Mac OS X.
Forum rules
ImageThis forum is for Audacity 2.x.x on Mac OS X 10.4 and later.
Please state which version of macOS you are using,
and the exact three-section version number of Audacity from "Audacity menu > About Audacity".


Audacity 1.2.x and 1.3.x are obsolete and no longer supported. If you still have those versions, please upgrade at https://www.audacityteam.org/download/.
The old forums for those versions are now closed, but you can still read the archives of the 1.2.x and 1.3.x forums.
Post Reply
mytrae
Posts: 7
Joined: Sun Jun 19, 2016 3:42 am
Operating System: OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later (macOS)

Red triangle on timeline and not recording

Post by mytrae » Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:33 pm

I can't record because a red triangle appeared on the timeline with "Timeline actions disabled during recording" even though I'm not recording. I tried closing the file and Audacity but the setting seems to be stuck.

I'm using a Macbook Pro 10.13.3 and Audacity 2.2.2

billw58
Forum Staff
Posts: 3806
Joined: Wed Aug 12, 2009 2:10 am
Operating System: OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later (macOS)
Location: Waterloo, Ontario

Re: Red triangle on timeline and not recording

Post by billw58 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:58 pm

Please see this page.

The red triangle is the recording cursor. You are probably in record-pause. Try pressing the stop button.

-- Bill

Post Reply