Cakewalk has several different global tools that allow you to edit content in your projects. The global tools live in the Tools module in the Control Bar, and allow you to edit content in the following views:The selected tool applies to whichever editing view has focus. There are several ways to select tools:
Each tool serves a specific purpose, and the most suitable tool depends on the editing task you want to accomplish. The default Smart tool can be used for most tasks, but there may be times when a specific tool is either required or makes the editing task easier. For instructions about common editing tasks, see Using tools to perform common tasks.To use a tool in the Track view, first select the desired tool, then select the data type you want to edit (clips, track automation, clip automation, audio transients, or notes). You can specify the desired data type independently for each track. For details, see Selecting the data type to edit.
Table 496. Tools
Tip - Searching Documentation
Tip: To search for a specific topic, type your search query in the Search Cakewalk.com 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.