Once you have set your tempo and metronome, and armed one or more tracks, you are ready to start recording.
3. Play or perform the material you want to record. As you record, SONAR displays a clip containing the new material in the Clips pane (unless you have disabled the Display Waveform Preview While Recording option in Edit > Preferences > Customization - Display).To listen to the new material, set the Now time to the start of the clip and press the SPACEBAR or click . If you’re not happy with the recording, use Edit > Undo or press CTRL+Z to erase the new material.When you stop recording, if you do not see a new clip in the Clips pane, you may have a problem with MIDI input. See Frequently asked questions for more information.
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.