The Freehand tool lets you draw MIDI notes and freehand automation envelopes. You can also create and promote transient markers.
When using the Draw tools to draw note events, use the Value control to specify the duration (whole, half, etc.) of new note events. For details, see Specifying note durations.A. Note draw duration (note value)Do one of the following:
Figure 257. Freehand tool hotspots on PRV notes.
Table 45. Using the Freehand tool on PRV notes
Figure 258. Freehand tool hotspots on automation.
Table 46. Using the Freehand tool on automation
Note: You can specify how shape smoothing works when using the Freehand tool on envelope shapes. To do so, click the Track view Options menu, point to Freehand Smoothing, then select one of the following options:
4 Smooth. Uses the existing fit-to-curve functionality. This is the default setting.
4 As Drawn (Linear). Joins the nodes up with linear shapes.
4 As Drawn (Jumps). Leaves the nodes as is, making them jump shapes.You can specify how shape smoothing works when using the Freehand tool on envelope shapes. When Smooth is selected, shape smoothing uses the default fit-to-curve functionality.Figure 259. Freehand tool hotspots on AudioSnap transients.
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