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RecordingCreating a new project ► Setting the Meter and Key signatures

By default, a new SONAR project is in 4/4 time and the key of C major. You can change these settings to any desired Meter or key. These settings apply to all the tracks in a project. You cannot set different meter or key signatures for different tracks.
The meter or key signature of a project can change at any measure boundary. To insert changes in the meter or key signature, use the Views > Meter/Key command to display the Meter/Key view, or use the Project > Insert Meter/Key Change command. You can also click the Meter display in the Control Bar’s Transport module.
Note: Groove clips do not follow your project's key. Groove clips follow the project pitch that is specified in Project > Set Default Groove Clip Pitch, in addition to any pitch markers in the Time Ruler. For more information, see Working with Groove Clip audio.
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Click the Views menu and choose Meter/Key.
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Click to open the Meter/Key Signature dialog box.
The Meter/Key Signature dialog box appears.
Figure 108. The Meter/Key Signature dialog box.
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Enter the top and bottom meter values in the Beats per Measure and Beat Value fields.
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