Please help a Noob!

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Please help a Noob!

Post by BoneyT12 » Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:47 am

This is my first time using Audacity, in fact any kind of audio software. I have clicked and dragged my backing track into Audacity, but when I click record and start recording, it only records after the end of the backing track so I can't hear anything.

How do I get the timeline to satrt at the beginning of the backing track when I record please? Thanks.

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Re: Please help a Noob!

Post by waxcylinder » Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:01 am

Press Shift + Record

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