Red triangle on timeline and not recording

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mytrae
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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

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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.

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Re: Red triangle on timeline and not recording

Post by [email protected] » Sat Oct 06, 2018 1:49 pm

I have red triangle on timeline and cannot record. Quitting Audacity and selecting the pause button have not enabled me to continue recording. Please advise.

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Re: Red triangle on timeline and not recording

Post by billw58 » Sat Oct 06, 2018 3:40 pm

Please check the menu Transport > Transport Options and make sure that "Sound Activated Recording" is not checked.
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Re: Red triangle on timeline and not recording

Post by [email protected] » Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:27 pm

Hi Bill, Thanks for the reply, I have done all you suggested and still not able to record.

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Re: Red triangle on timeline and not recording

Post by YoungLion » Sat Dec 01, 2018 4:23 am

I'm having this problem as well, please HELP, I've tried everything and still not able to record. I even uninstalled and reinstalled but still can't record. This is so frustrating.

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Re: Red triangle on timeline and not recording

Post by steve » Sat Dec 01, 2018 3:20 pm

Please save the "Audio device info" (see: https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/hel ... evice_info) and attach the saved file to your reply.
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