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Arranging and editingArranger tracks ► Section types

Arranger sections can be assigned to an optional section type attribute, such as Verse, Chorus, Bridge, etc. Cakewalk includes many common section types, and you can create your own custom section type presets (see To create a new section type preset).
Figure 175. Section types.
A. Section type name B. Section type abbreviation (indicates that the section has been assigned to a type) C. Section Type menu 
Note: If you have previously given the section a custom name, the original name is retained after assigning a section type. If you want to use the default style name, clear the current section name via the Rename command. A blank name will automatically use the stored style name. Should you want to use a blank section name, simply use a single space character as the name.
Figure 176. Section Type menu.
A. Section that is used as the source for a new section type preset (the section name must be different than any existing section type presets) 
A. No section type (unassigned) B. Factory section types C. User section types 
Tip: Custom user section types are stored in userArrangerSectionTypes.json in %AppData%\Cakewalk\Cakewalk Core in case you want to back up or copy your custom section presets to a different computer.
Note: Only user section type presets can be edited. Factory section types cannot be edited from the UI, but you can edit the sectionTypes.json file that lives in C:\ProgramData\Cakewalk\Cakewalk Core\Arranger (one file per language).
In the Edit Arranger Section Type dialog box, specify the desired settings:
Name. The section name, as it appears in the Arranger track.
Abbreviation. The 1–3 character abbreviated section name, as shown in the top right corner of the section.
Default Length. The default section length (in M:B:T) that is used when inserting a new section of a specific type (see To add a section).
Color. The section type color.
Update existing sections of this type. Apply Name, Abbreviation, and Color changes to other existing sections of the same type in the current project.
Figure 178. Section Type menu.
A. Right-click a section that is assigned to the user section type you want to edit B. Edit 
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