To open the Snap to Grid dialog box, right-click the Snap enable/disable button in the Control Bar’s Tools module and select Snap Settings on the pop-up menu.This dialog box lets you specify the resolution(s) of the snap to grid feature that you want events to “snap to.”The resolution(s) determines how precisely event selections, movements, and changes to the Now Time can be. For example, when the Snap to Grid resolution is set to Musical Time with a duration of Whole, a mouse click in the Time Ruler automatically “snaps” the Now Time to the nearest whole measure.The Snap to Grid dialog box contains the following options:
Time resolution. Snap to the selected musical or absolute time resolution. Click and hold the mouse button pressed to select a different duration from the pop-up menu. For absolute time resolutions (samples, frames, seconds), type the desired number of units.
Triplet . Reduces the duration of the selected Musical time resolution by 2/3 of its original duration. When Triplet is enabled, three note events fit in the space of two.
Dotted . Increase the duration of the selected Musical time resolution by half of its original value (150%).The following actions can be affected by the Snap to Grid dialog:
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