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Following the acquisition of certain assets and the complete set of intellectual property of Cakewalk Inc. from Gibson Brands on 2/23/18, BandLab Technologies announced the relaunch of SONAR as Cakewalk by BandLab - available free-to-download to all BandLab users worldwide.
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Expand/collapse Take lanes
Delete Take lane
Add Take lane
Arm for recording
Add Take Lane .
Add a new empty lane below the clicked lane. Each track can have an unlimited number of lanes. New Take lanes are automatically named
Click to select the lane and its parent track. Lanes support the same selection gestures as tracks.
Use a track’s Edit Filter control to specify the type of data you want to edit.
The selected tool operates on clips.
The selected tool operates on audio transients (only available for audio tracks).
The selected tool operates on MIDI Note events (only available for MIDI and Instrument tracks).
The selected tool operates on clip automation envelopes. Select the desired automation parameter from the submenu. Created envelopes are displayed in bold text at the top of the menu.
Take lanes are automatically named with a sequential take number. You can rename Take lanes, just like regular tracks.
Solo the Take lane and temporarily mute all other Take lanes within the same parent track.
Mute the Take lane.
Arms the Take lane for recording. New data will overwrite existing data, regardless of the global record mode.
Type a comment or description of the selected take.
Tip - Searching Documentation
Tip: To search for a specific topic, type your search query in the
field at the
top right of this page.
When the search results appear, click which product's documentation you would like to search to filter the
search results further.
Note - Using Offline Help
Note: If you prefer to always use offline Help, go to
Edit > Preferences >
File > Advanced
in your Cakewalk software and select Always Use Offline Help.
If you are not connected to the internet, your Cakewalk software will default to showing offline
help until an internet connection becomes available.