Audio Replace Recording

In Replace mode, a new recording replaces the original recording, or a portion of it. The newly recorded data is stored in a new region, as with standard recording. In addition, any existing region on the destination track is cut at the punch-in and punch-out points of the recording, and data between these points is deleted.

To record in Replace mode
  1. Turn on the Replace button in the Transport bar.

    Figure. Replace button in the Transport bar.
  2. Click the Record Enable button on the arrange track you want to record to.

  3. Set the playhead to the point where you want recording to start.

  4. Click the Record button in the Transport bar (or use the corresponding key command, default assignment:  *).

  5. Stop recording by clicking the Stop button in the Transport bar (or press the Space bar).

When you are cycle recording in Replace mode, existing regions (or portions of them) are deleted only during the first cycle pass—from the punch-in point to either the punch-out point or the end of the cycle. When the second cycle pass begins, recording continues, but no further regions (or portions of them) are deleted. If you want to replace the end of an existing region, you don’t need to stop recording before the second cycle pass begins—the start of the existing region remains intact.

When you are recording over an existing take folder in Replace mode, you can have either of the following outcomes: