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Dialog box reference ► Paste dialog

The Edit > Paste Special command opens the Paste dialog box, which lets you put the contents of the Clipboard into any appropriate place in your project. To put data on the Clipboard, see Cut dialog, Copy dialog.
The Paste dialog box has the following fields:
Fill in the Now time where you want the beginning of the pasted data to go.
This option is greyed out unless you copy data from more than one track at a time. Checking this check box causes SONAR to paste multiple tracks’ data into a single track.
Checking the Link Repetitions check box causes all the new clips to be linked clips with the clip you copied.
Clicking this button expands the Paste dialog box to include the following fields:
This option is greyed out unless you choose at least two repetitions in the Repetitions field. Choosing this option tells SONAR to slide the old data up to the next measure line, regardless of whether the new data fills the space up to the next measure.
Filling in the Interval value field with a certain number of measures causes SONAR to paste each repetition of the new data at the interval in this field. Usually, you choose an interval at least as long as the object you copied.
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Blend Old and New. Choosing this option tells SONAR to mix the new data with the old, with the following options:
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Replace Old with New. Choosing this option tells SONAR to delete the old data.
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Slide Over Old to Make Room. Choosing this option tells SONAR to slide the old data either forward or backward in the track to make room for the new data, with the following option:
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Events/Clips. Check this option if you want SONAR to paste MIDI events or audio data from the copied data, with these two options:
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Paste as New Clips. Check this option if you want the new data to become separate, discrete. clips.
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Paste into Existing Clips. Check this option if you want to include the new data inside any clips that already exist in the area you want to paste into.
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Clip Automation. If you have clip envelopes in the selection you are pasting, you can check this option to paste it to its new location.
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Track/Bus Automation. If you have track or bus envelopes in the selection you are pasting, you can check this option to paste it to its new location.
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Tempo Changes. If you check this check box, SONAR pastes all tempo changes from the copied data.
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Meter/Key Changes. If you check this check box, SONAR pastes all meter and key changes from the copied data.
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Markers. If you check this check box, SONAR pastes all markers from the copied data.

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