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  1. Thank you John Vere, and Kurre for your replies, From John Vere's 2nd reply it seems safe to say that Kurre's thought about the "Ultra Simple" workspace setting being a "user made workspace" -as you can still take things away & modify the "Basic" workspace, customizing a new workspace & renaming it (perhaps to Ultra Simple) -is what it is. I should have known, when Noel Borthwick spoke of this, "even simpler workspace that can be easily set up" I must of took him sort of rhetorically rather than literally. (the screenshot illustration that he provided just showed Ultra Simple up in the right corner where Basic would otherwise be found) -I've got to get used to the this new trade talk. For the foreseeable future I don't believe I will have any need of MIDI stuff, -and mostly will only be doing comping & editing on a preexisting prototype project that I have yet to have managed downloading into CbB (one track at a time). Even after that, my purposes will be only of additional basic tracking & then the most rudementary of mix downs.
  2. Hello John Vere, https://sites.google.com/view/cactus-studios/home - Web Page with links to tutorials and CWP files https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIImmMf5qdvYsgRLQvlZlFA -My Channel with Tutorials Thank you very much for your #3 Cakewalk 2021 Navigation & Workspace of the Cactus Music Cakewalk Owner's Manual tutorial video from the John Vere Cactus Studios Part 3 Navigation. I think that I'm going to find this tutorial video very helpful, especially with regards to knowing what everything is called. This will undoubtedly aid in my understanding to what is being referred to in the CbB user's guides & manuals as well as help clarify communications in the CbB user's forum Q&A. On the top menu re "Help" -almost nothing works for me because the Desktop (that the store technicians where I bought it installed & activated CbB ) -is not to be "Online". Everyone involved with the future CbB projects including myself wants to work exclusively Offline. -I only have a WIFI/Hotspot connection at home (that's quite unstable) anyway for a laptop that is used for emails & forum conversations etc. I'm especially going to need some hard copy and/or some stuff on my connected laptop for "Documentation" and "Keyboard Shortcuts" -because when I click on either of these I get a "Failed to launch help" message, I assume this is because the Desktop is Offline. -If this isn't the reason please advise. -Other selections under "Help", -such as, "Support", "UserForum", and, "What's New?" brings up the big white windowbox with the "No Internet" "ERR_INTERNET_DISCONNECTED" message. Also under "Help" clicking on "Check for Updates" brings up two turquoise rectangular message boxes that both read, (vertical on the side "CAKEWALK" on the left) "Connection Error Could not check for updates, please try again later. doEarlyAccessCheck: WinHttpSendRequest: 12007: The server name or address could not be resolved" -As well under the top menu's "Help" when selecting "Refresh Activation" I get, "Cannot Reach Internet" ( i ) "The requested service requires an internet connection. Please check your internet connection, or firewall settings, and try again [ OK ]" -Again, under "Help" when selecting "Sign in to BandLab" I also get, "Cannot Reach Internet" ( i ) "The requested service requires an internet connection. Please check your internet connection, or firewall settings, and try again [ OK ]" I realize that much of this is just the sort of thing that I will have to contend with in order to work Offline, yet I thought that I would bring this all to your attention as there are after all 4 differing messages re these failing "Help" selections. -I can see that two of these do most certainly relate to my Desktop operating Offline, -but the other two could relate to some other matter, -I feel that "Documentation" and "Keyboard Shortcuts" are of most concern because of their useful info and so if there's anyway to get these to work for me, (Offline) I would be inclined to pursue it further. *On the top of the list under "Help" there is "Get Started" ; When I click on that I go to a "Get Started" windowbox that says, "Welcome to Cakewalk by BandLab!", -then clicking "[ Next > ]" I'm taken to an, "Audio Setup" windowbox, -clicking on, "[ Next > ]" again I get to a, "Select Your Workspace" windowbox, -it states, "Select a workspace to automatically adapt Cakewalk to suit your experience level or intended task" -under that there is a task bar that reads [ Basic v ] -clicking on the downwards "v" arrow I go down a list that reads, "None", "Advanced", "Arranger", "Basic" (with a check before it), "Make Beats", "Mix", "Record", and "Tempo" (At the bottom of the list Basic is also listed there again in white fount against a black background) -but no "Ultra Simple" workspace setting... ; -Under that is a grey rectangular selection bar that in white fount reads, [ "Learn more about workspace" ] -when I click on it only that familiar big white windowbox with the "No Internet" "ERR_INTERNET_DISCONNECTED" message appears. -Then clicking on, "[ Next > ]" once more, I'm taken to a "Help Improve Cakewalk by BandLab!" windowbox. With a little bright blue box in front of it, it says, "Use Analytics to Improve Cakewalk" -Under that there is a grey rectangular selection bar that reads, "Learn more about our use of analytics...." but when clicking on it, only the familiar big white windowbox with the "No Internet" "ERR_INTERNET_DISCONNECTED" message comes up. What I am most concerned about here is that there's no "Ultra Simple" workspace setting to be found here. I've looked around/clicked around but still cannot find the Ultra Simple" workspace setting. I hope that 20 year developer of Cakewalk Noel Borthwick isn't the only guy that knows where the Ultra Simple workspace setting is. I'm becoming worried that this "even simpler workspace that can be easily set up" may not be so easily set up. In the September 10, 2020 thread in the Cakewalk by BandLab Q&A user's forum by thatoneXman Noel Borthwick shows a screenshot of "Ultra Simple" being in the right top corner -where "Basic" can also be found -when it's selected...-but I can't find it there or anywhere else.... I believe that it could be the right way for me to begin with this DAW. If anyone knows how to get there -I'd be most appreciative to be informed. Thanks,
  3. Recently I've been greatly inspired by an old CbB thread that I stumbled onto that actually turned out to be quite useful; "this program is NOT User Friendly." By thatoneXman, September 10, 2020 in Cakewalk by BandLab ( 6 pages ) re: < https://discuss.cakewalk.com/index.php?/topic/19421-this-program-is-not-user-friendly/#comments > CbB can be somewhat daunting to the beginner, especially to those with no previous DAW experience. For beginners it's all about choosing "Basic" which will give you a feature set somewhat compatible to what you might see in GarageBand or a simpler DAW. Noel Borthwick CbB Staff Member & 20 year developer of Cakewalk says "It doesn't get much simpler than what you see with Basic in any DAW." -The basic tasks are done in a very similar way in different DAWs, with things like recording, opening and saving files, choosing instruments, etc, every DAW does more or less the same but each in their own way. As CbB is today, it is the equivalent of fully kitted out recording studio, -luckily it is very customizable. At first looking extremely complex (to the beginner) with what seems to be too many tabs, options and expandable/collapsable panes -it can be discouraging. -Collapsing the Inspector on the left and the Synth Rack/Browser on the right, then deleting unneeded modules from the control bar at the top, you can actually have quite a basic DAW, with just your tracks and busses, -a better & doable starting point for the beginner. By default, Cakewalk guides you to using the Basic workspace, which is far less busy and shows far less of the stuff that a beginner need not be so concerned with. You can hide quite a lot of the more advanced stuff to concentrate on the things that matter to a novice user. Many people give up on CbB and go on to find a simpler & easier to operate DAW, -however, -this doesn't seem to really be necessary........ Noel Borthwick CbB Staff Member & 20 year developer of Cakewalk who says "It doesn't get much simpler than what you see with Basic in any DAW." and also, "To minimize distractions I suggest setting the default Workspace to "Basic" which will hide a lot of the details that you may not be interested in yet.", and, "Choosing Basic will give you a feature set somewhat compatible to what you might see in GarageBand or a simpler DAW.", also indicates the existence of an even simpler workspace that can be easily set up "Ultra Simple". In the 6 page September 10, 2020 thread in Cakewalk by BandLab by thatoneXman Noel Borthwick shows a screenshot of "Ultra Simple" being in the right top corner -where "Basic" can also be found -when it's selected... However, when I get on CbB and look around there I do not find any trace or hint of the existence of this Ultra Simple workspace -that's supposedly easy to set up.... I feel that this, Ultra Simple workspace selection may be key to assisting beginners with absolutely no prior DAW experience. Can anyone advise as to how to make this Ultra Simple workspace selection ? If CbB can be simplified to the point where there are no other easier DAWs -there's no need for beginners to dispair & try to looking elsewhere for easier solutions. -Any other effective beginning suggestions, such as the "Creative Sauce Cakewalk Tutorials" -you should find on YouTube re: "Why Cakewalk? Top 5 Reasons" "CAKEWALK? TOP 5 FEATURES" Watch on [>] YouTube that were recommended by a couple of CbB user forum members on page #1 of the September 10, 2020 thread in Cakewalk by BandLab by thatoneXman < https://discuss.cakewalk.com/index.php?/topic/19421-this-program-is-not-user-friendly/#comments > (-a great place for newbies to get started, having a great way of explaining things without it sounding so complicated), -would also be much appreciated.
  4. Because of having beginner's difficulty playing & listening to any of the clips on CbB, I've been trying things with Reaper -as azslow3 suggest on Oct. 16. I'm open to the idea of importing the RADAR 24 files -one track at a time, but I really need to know where these tracks begin & end to do that. I found the import process to be very much the same with Reaper as it is with CbB. I did everything the same with Reaper as I had done with Cakewalk (see my Oct. 21 post) -but instead of getting that long list of thousands of clips when I entered "Audio files" and clicked on Open with Reaper as I did with CbB, -Reaper would only give me a "No items match your search" message. I tried a few variations to my approach & finally tried selecting "RADAR System files" (instead of "Audio Files") into the File name box & clicking on [Open] RE: Name Date modified Type Size [ ] Audio Files 2021 - 10 - 19 10:13 AM File folder [ } Disk Info Files 2021 - 08 - 30 4:15 AM File folder [ } Project Info Files 2021 - 08 - 30 4:15 AM File folder [ } RADAR System Files 2021 - 08 - 30 4:15 AM File folder -This made a difference ! I managed to get the first 5 tracks of the RADAR project imported into the Reaper DAW. -Although it is by no means clear as of yet as to why it couldn't import the entire project, that is progress.... I'm now wondering if entering "RADAR System files" instead of "Audio Files" into the File name box & clicking on [Open] would work or make the difference with CbB ? If need be is it possible to import audio files ("one track at a time") from Reaper into CbB ? Are there any thoughts regarding any of this ?
  5. What I need to know now, is a way to clear the decks, -and get the blue star off of "BASIC.cwt" on the Cakewalk Start Screen, -as things are, I'm just getting more & more confused. Similar to what I began indicating in my Tuesday 11:10 AM post, the thing is, today things arne't working the same as previously with my CbB, -only this time things aren't working the same with additional different regards as well.... Now when double clicking on the CbB ICON on the Desktop screen, "BASIC.cwt" on the Cakewalk Start Screen has a blue star in the top left corner. -And now after clicking on BASIC.cwt (with the blue star in the top left corner) -when the Cakewalk [Untitled Project*] window comes up, (as it's always done before), when I click File > Import > Audio and get an "Import Audio" window, -but it's not the same, now it comes up as a full screen-Import Audio window, not the smaller dialogue window box that use to allow me to then click on the audio library scroll and then select & click on the Desktop's Internal SSD (containing my RADAR 24 BWF audio files -and then click & highlight on the specific audio file folder wanted so it appears on the "File name" box, & click on "Open" -so that the title in the "Lock in:" changes to the original R24 project name, (as was mentioned in the CbB Reference Guide) -putting the original project title in the "File name" box & then clicking "Open" & entering "Audio Files" (from the list that comes up) into the "File name" box.-and again click on "Open", -when I would then get that same orderly vertical list of thousands of clips. -Then I was able to select any of these clips & Open them & the clip would appear on Track #1. of the new untitled project. Now, when I scroll down the list of the Lock in window box of this full screen-Import Audio window and select Audio Library and then type in Audio Library into the File name window box & click on Open I get a very small "Import Audio" window box (in the middle of the full screen-Import Audio window) with a yellow triangle with a exclamation mark! in the middle of it -stating "audio library File not found Check the file name and try again [OK]" I pressed "[OK]" and then tried selecting "New Volume (D)" (the Desktop's Internal SSD containing my RADAR 24 BWF audio files) -then typing in Audio Library into the File name window box & clicking on Open I again got the small "Import Audio" window box with the yellow triangle! -this time stating "New Volumn (D) File not found Check the file name and try again [OK]" I pressed "[OK]" again and then tried selecting "#2nov2020withredo" (the Folder from Desktop's Internal SSD containing the specific RADAR 24 BWF audio files that I want to import &work on) -then typed in #2nov2020withredo into the File name window box & clicked on Open but I again got the small "Import Audio" window box with the yellow triangle! -this time stating "#2nov2020withredo File not found Check the file name and try again [OK]" After pressing "[OK]" -I then selected "MAY Triplets L V_01-24_RADAR" (the original RADAR 24 project name, (as was mentioned that would come up at this point in the process in the CbB Reference Guide -also containing the same specific RADAR 24 BWF audio files that I want to import &work on) -then typed in MAY Triplets L V_01-24_RADAR into the File name window box & clicked on Open, -this time however I got a familiar list under the Lock in window box (now with MAY Triplets L V_01-24_RADAR) - Name Date modified Type Size [ ] Audio Files 2021 - 10 - 19 10:13 AM File folder [ } Disk Info Files 2021 - 08 - 30 4:15 AM File folder [ } Project Info Files 2021 - 08 - 30 4:15 AM File folder [ } RADAR System Files 2021 - 08 - 30 4:15 AM File folder Then selecting Audio Files and clicking on Open I finally got the by now quite familiar long list of thousands of "Clips" I clicked on & highlighted one of the many "Clips" and then clicked on Open. -But I got a small Cakewalk windowbox, "Intel(R) Display Audio" (with a spherical blue symbol containing a question mark) stating, "The above Audio/Midi device was disconnected from your system. Would you like Cakewalk to reroute these outputs to an available devise?" -"Click "No" to keep current settings" [ Yes } [ No ] I had this happen before much earlier in this endeavor so I again clicked on [ Yes ] The "Intel(R) Display Audio" Cakewalk windowbox went away and the Cakewalk - [Untitled Project*] full screen window appeared, however with no audio or visual sign of the clip present on Track #1. of the project.-as was the case before Tuesday -and the BASIC.cwt" on the Cakewalk Start Screen having a blue star in the top left corner was noticed. ( I could now barely see very faint little white dots on track #1. ? - sometime after after other things were done the little faint white dots were noticed as having disappeared.... ) Now when on the Cakewalk - [Untitled Project*] full screen window when I click File > Import > Audio I go directly to that new unfamiliar full screen "Import Audio" window, -with the thousands of clips, I found the "Media" box on the top right of the Cakewalk - [Untitled Project*] full screen window -when I place the mouse's directional arrow over the "Media" box a "Browse media files on your computer Media browser" message appears. -So far I haven't had much luck with it. I was able to import some clips (but not with audio clip appearing on Track #1. as was the case before the blue star was noticed on "BASIC.cwt" on the Cakewalk Start Screen. The visual indications were much different, and all of these "Browser" clip visual indications were stacked up upon each other on different tracks. I couldn't get any sound playing into my headphones. This may be mostly because I don't know my way around the DAW yet. I may have inadvertently made copied files of some sort every time I went through the File > Import > Audio etc. process as outlined earlier in the thread -that has changed things.... If I can work on this with the DAW operating in the same manner as I had it, -with these clips appearing on the project's Track #1 when I opened them I think that I will be able to get it together, -as things are, I'm just getting more & more confused. I think that what I need to know now, is a way to clear the decks, -and get that blue star off of "BASIC.cwt" on the Cakewalk Start Screen. That should be an easy & simple function, it's embarrassing that I can't seem to find it.
  6. I must thank Cakewalk user forum members Kurre and scook for their useful comments. Although I'm not there yet, I do know that I'm a lot closer. The thing is, today nothing works the same as it did previously with my CbB.... Now when in "BASIC.cwt" on the Cakewalk - [Untitled Project*] and (as I've done before) click File > Import > Audio -and get an "Import Audio" window, and then click on the audio library scroll and select & click on the Desktop's Internal SSD (containing my RADAR 24 BWF audio files) -and then click & highlight on the specific audio file folder wanted so it appears on the "File name" box, & click on "Open" -so that the title in the "Lock in:" changes to the original R24 project name, (as was mentioned in the CbB Reference Guide) -putting the original project title in the "File name" box & then clicking "Open" & entering "Audio Files" (from the list that comes up) into the "File name" box.-and again click on "Open", -I get that same orderly vertical list of thousands of clips that for some reason starts off at the top or beginning of the list with two unusual numbers 000000b6.wav, and 000000e4.wav., and then proceeds on to 0001b7a0.wav, 0001b7a1.wav, 0001b7a2.wav, 0001b7a3.wav, -etc., etc., .... -all the way to, 00827995.wav. -The thing is I used to be able to click on any of them and click Open and the clip would then appear on Track 1. on the Cakewalk - [Untitled Project*] window. For whatever reason I now cannot seem to select any of these clips and import them into Track 1 of my CbB project. Cakewalk user forum member Kurre's information re holding on Ctrl & Shift enabled me to select & highlight any number of these thousands of Clips. By this method, -selecting/clicking on the first clips (000000b6.wav, 000000e4.wav., 0001b7a0.wav, 0001b7a1.wav, 0001b7a2.wav, and 0001b7a3.wav) and then clicking the very last clip, (00827995.wav.) I was even able to highlight all of these thousands of clips, -although nothing appeared in the "File name" box -and when I clicked "Open" it wouldn't process. What's worse is that I'm having trouble now as well with playing & listening to any of these Clips. -If what Cakewalk user forum member scook says holds true re, "If you know the track the files belong to, they may be imported one track at a time" -that explains why I couldn't import all of them at once, -even with selecting the Always Import Broadcast Waves at Their Timestamp check box, that I do now when I go to Edit > Preferences > File - Audio Data because of the relevance of the timestamp setting that scook indicated re importing BWF into the CbB DAW. It does appear that CbB can only import one track at a time. -I would be able to figure out what files (or clips) belong to which tracks if I can listen to them. I know that track #1. is the vocal track, track #2. is the guitar track, #3 & #4 tracks are parallel compression Bass tracks etc., etc. So if I can only import one track at a time, I'm going to need to be able to again play & listen to these Clips. -I have to wonder what is different now that's changing it's operations..... -I noticed the [+} AddTrack setting involved in the processes on scook's excellent animated demonstration of the CbB project screen -so when trying to import all of the 24 tracks of the RADAR 24 BWF (with redo) project file -I tried a few experiments.... In "BASIC.cwt" by clicking on [+] "Duplicate track" (while the 1st track & 2nd track was empty) I was able to add 22 more tracks -giving me the full 24 track layout that my BWF project has (that I'm trying to Import), -that didn't work. -Then I tried again, clicking on [+} "AddTrack" on the left of "Duplicate Track" and also seemed able to add on 22 more tracks although this time they were all thinner than track #1 & #2. -When that didn't work I tried the "16-Track.cwt" box off of the "Cakewalk Start Screen" but nothing seemed to work for me there either. It really does seem that CbB users can only import one track at a time. Note: I saw from viewing scook's excellent animated demonstration of the CbB project screen, that there's differences to that of my CbB DAW screen layout. -They seem to be only minute differences, (my CbB DAW was installed last summer, -perhaps scook's is a newer updated CbB ?) I wonder if that has a bearing on anything ?
  7. Thanks azslow3 for your reply; It's nice to know that REAPER has RADAR projects import..... -You never know, if worse comes to worse I may need to look into the REAPER DAW. I'm still holding out, figuring that surly this BWF project will be easily imported into CbB, once I find the way to select & highlight all of the thousands of clips. I don't believe that this 24 bit BWF project coming from a RADAR 24 would have a bearing on the matter....
  8. Importing RADAR 24 BWFs into Cakewalk by BandLab; I've been trying to import a BWF project into Cakewalk by BandLab from the internal SSD of my computer. ( I backed up the project from a RADAR 24 (now defunct) into an 0.02 USB external HD -and later downloaded it into my Desktop's internal SSD) From looking through the massive CbB Reference Guide I eventually managed to cipher enough to get my previously recorded BWF audio imported into the CbB DAW, (up to a point). But the audio project appears in the CbB Import Audio window as thousands of what I assume are referred to as "Clips". Any of them I can Open and it will then appear on Track 1. on the Cakewalk - [Untitled Project*] window. I found that by pressing on the keyboard's Ctrl key ( or the Ctrl & A keys) I could click on numerous of them -one by one, but there's still way too many clips to handle this way, -things just won't work by this method (no matter how much patience I would have), I would get duplicate Clip #s with Copy, Copy 2, and/or Copy Copy, and/or Copy.wav after their numbers. This became an untenable mess and I would then have to meticulously delete all of these duplicates. I've clicked around the options on the Cakewalk - [Untitled Project*] window but nothing seems to respond. -I need to find a simple way to get all of these thousands of BWF Clips put into the Cakewalk - [Untitled Project*] window so that I can once again listen to and take a look at the 16 track to 24 track BWF audio project. I hope someone can help me. (-I don't think it'll be a difficult thing to resolve.-) -What I get is an orderly vertical list of thousands of tiny wave files, (clips?) -that for some reason start off at the top or beginning of the list with two unusual numbers 000000b6.wav, and 000000e4.wav. -Then the long vertical list of tiny wave file numbers proceed on to ; 0001b7a0.wav 0001b7a1.wav 0001b7a2.wav 0001b7a3.wav 0001b7a4.wav 0001b7a5.wav 0001b7a6.wav 0001b7a7.wav 0001b7a8.wav 0001b7a9.wav 0001b7aa.wav 0001b7ab.wav 0001b7ac.wav 0001b7ad.wav 0001b7ae.wav 0001b7af.wav 0001b7b0.wav 0001b7b1.wav 0001b7b2.wav 0001b7b3.wav 0001b7b4.wav 0001b7b5.wav 0001b7b6.wav 0001b7b7.wav 0001b7b8.wav 0001b7b9.wav 0001b7ba.wav 0001b7bb.wav 0001b7bc.wav 0001b7bd.wav 0001b7be.wav 0001b7bf.wav 0001b7c0.wav 0001b7c1.wav 0001b7c2.wav 0001b7c3.wav 0001b7c4.wav 0001b7c5.wav 0001b7c6.wav 0001b7c7.wav 0001b7c8.wav 0001b7c9.wav 0001b7ca.wav 0001b7cb.wav 0001b7cc.wav 0001b7cd.wav 0001b7ce.wav 0001b7cf.wav 0001b7d0.wav 0001b7d1.wav 0001b7d2.wav 0001b7d3.wav 0001b7d4.wav 0001b7d5.wav 0001b7d6.wav 0001b7d7.wav 0001b7d8.wav 0001b7d9.wav 0001b7da.wav 0001b7db.wav 0001b7dc.wav -etc., etc., ....... -all the way to, 00827995.wav I would be able to play & hear a little bit of the song lyric depending on what clip I chose, highlighted & Opened -on these first tiny wave file clips on top of this list containing the vocal track each clip would contain perhaps one line of the song. I found this in the CbB Reference Guide; To select the clips that are linked to another clip 1. Select one or more clips in the Track view. 2. Right-click on any selected clip and choose Select All Siblings from the pop-up menu. Cakewalk selects any clip that is linked to one of the currently selected clips -But this didn't work, as I found no Select All Siblings in the pop-up menu ) -As well, also in the CbB Ref. Guide "To import a Broadcast Wave file:" 1. If you want Cakewalk to import Broadcast Wave files always at their timestamped location, go to Edit > Preferences > File - Audio Data and select the Always Import Broadcast Waves at Their Timestamp check box. Otherwise, set the Now Time and current track to indicate where the audio should be placed. 2. Choose File > Import > Audio to display the Open dialog box. -I tried Edit > Preferences > File - Audio Data and selected the Always Import Broadcast Waves at Their Timestamp check box, -then the File > Import > Audio to display the Open dialog box, -but it didn't make any difference. I did find the Always Import Broadcast Waves at Their Timestamp check box, -but no mention of "Now Time", -there was instead a BWF Default setting however, -I wonder if that is the same as "Now Time"? What I have in the way of a BWF project that I'm trying to import is a large sprawling thing with many parts of multiple variations of a song that I'm in the process of comping & editing. -So I am left with the question of whether to chose Always Import Broadcast Waves at Their Timestamp check box, -or "Now Time", -I need everything lined up the same as it was in the original project. Basically right now what I need to know most is just how to highlight all of the thousands of clips so I can click on Open -and get the audio into the CbB project. I must explain that this BWF project is not from an older version of Sonar. This is not a project with stacked dupes of the same clips that are not time stamped. -This project comes from a Radar 24 -and is a lot of copy & paste stuff. It's a prototype project with 3 different versions of the same song, -all with various different intros, musical interludes, bridges, & codas copied & pasted one after the other so that I can choose which ones I like best. -They're all in a row so I would just play the audio & listen for the stuff I liked best. This was found to be the easiest way for me to do the prototype comping work in the Radar 24. These are not "Revisions" of each other. -However I have begun reading about Revisions in the CbB Reference Guide and though it all still seems quite involved & confusing right now, -I do think that it may very well be a helpful way to approach such prototype development work in the future -should I continue with CbB. -I'm not sure what is meant when they say, "left justify" or "left justifying the parent project" -does this involve left-clicking on -so as to highlight something? (I'm new to computer DAW operations) -will "left justify" come into this importing matter ? These clips are not duplicate clips, the ones on the very top of the list are the vocal track, (track#1.) -and as you go down the list you get whatever's on the tracks #2 ,3,4, -to track #2 4 -all in these tiny "clips", one after the other. The reason that there's so many thousands of them is because I had the entire Radar 24 project screen filled with various comping experiments and many, (about 16) different intros, musical interludes, bridges, & codas copied & pasted one after each other, of which I chose out of them all, perhaps 3 or 4 favorites for each. I haven't got to the stage yet where I actually chosen the one that I'm going to go with. As I said if I highlight any one of these clips & click on Open the selected clip will appear on track 1 of my project. If I press Ctrl or Ctrl & A and highlight 2, 3 or 4 of these clips & click on Open the selected clips will also appear on track 1 of my project. -It's just not very do-able to get all 8 thousand or so clips highlighted or selected in this way. I'm confident that If I could do so, I would be able to click on Open -and the entire project (with all 8 thousand clips) would appear in my CbB project. NOTE: I also found in the CbB Reference Guide; To select the clips that are linked to another clip 1. Select one or more clips in the Track view. 2. Right-click on any selected clip and choose Select All Siblings from the pop-up menu. Cakewalk selects any clip that is linked to one of the currently selected clips -Unfortunately this didn't work, -as there was no Select All Siblings in pop-up menu ( ? -perhaps some preliminary setting was wrong ? ) In the CbB Ref. Guide "To import a Broadcast Wave file:" where it says, "1. If you want Cakewalk to import Broadcast Wave files always at their timestamped location, go to Edit > Preferences > File - Audio Data and select the Always Import Broadcast Waves at Their Timestamp check box. Otherwise, set the Now Time and current track to indicate where the audio should be placed. 2. Choose File > Import > Audio to display the Open dialog box." -I did find the Always Import Broadcast Waves at Their Timestamp check box, -but no mention of "Now Time", -there was instead a BWF Default setting, (-I was wondering if that is the same as "Now Time") -Now I'm thinking, seeing as this project comes out of a Radar 24 and probably has neither "Timestamp" or "Now Time" perhaps the BWF Default setting is the one that I need ? Someone has said that they never have any trouble saving and loading bundle files from and to Cakewalk, -this may be key. When looking in the CbB Ref. Guide, Bundle files seemed like it could be something else -however perhaps I should look more into "bundle files"?
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