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A. Tap tempo B. BPM value of new tempo change C. Insert new tempo change D. Curve shape E. Linear shape F. Jump shape G. Tempo track icon (click to open metronome settings) H. Tempo scale I. Envelope node J. Tempo envelope
Icon . Click Tempo track icon to open metronome settings
TAP . When playback is stopped, use the TAP button to tap out a tempo. The Tempo BPM field changes as the tapped tempo varies. You can then click the Insert tempo button to insert the tempo change at the current Now Time. If you want to use tap tempo during playback, first right-click the Tempo track and make sure Update BPM Display During Playback is disabled.
Tempo BPM value . Allows you to change the tempo at the project cursor position. Type a new tempo or use the TAP button to tap out a tempo. The Tempo field changes as the tapped tempo varies. As tempo changes are encountered during playback, the project’s current tempo is displayed. During playback or transport seeking, the current tempo value is shown, similar to the tempo display in the Transport module.
Time column. Shows the tempo change time position. Double-click to edit. Respects global Display All Times as SMPTE display option in Edit > Preferences > Customization - Display. MBT or HMSF. By default, the time is displayed in M:B:T format, but shows H:M:S:F time if the Display All Times as SMPTE display option is enabled in Edit > Preferences > Customization - Display.
BPM column. Shows the tempo change beats per measure value. Double-click to edit.
Jump. This choice causes the envelope to make a ninety degree jump where the envelope reaches the second node. Cakewalk displays jumps with a dotted line, meaning that there is automation data at the nodes where the dotted line begins and ends, but not where the line itself is.
Linear. This choice draws a straight line between the two nodes.
Fast. This choice draws a curve between the two nodes that changes value rapidly at first, but more slowly toward the end of the curve.
Slow. This choice draws a curve between the two nodes that changes value slowly at first, but more rapidly toward the end of the curve.