You can access this menu from a region in the sequencer view. It lets you manipulate regions in various ways. Most of its items can operate on multiple selected regions at once. If you want to manipulate a single region, you don’t need to select it first.

Region
Figure 6.3.2.6: The audio, pattern, note and automation region context menus.

  • Audio stretch mode ►: This menu item is exclusive of audio regions. Defines how Audiotool plays back loop samples whose defined BPM value is different from the current tempo of your arrangement or one-shot samples placed on your arrangement before a tempo value change. The “Pitch” option simply plays back the sample at the new speed, causing a change in pitch. “Time stretching” plays back the sample at the new speed but attempts to maintain the original pitch. The time stretching algorithm is not very sophisticated and can produce audio artifacts.
  • Restart pattern: This menu item is exclusive of pattern regions. If active, the start of the pattern is always aligned to the start of the region. If inactive, the pattern is always aligned to the timescale irrespective of the region’s position.
  • Switch pattern ►: This menu item is exclusive of pattern regions. Changes the pattern activated by a pattern region. Choose a pattern bank and pattern from the sub-menus.
  • Zoom loop range: This menu item is exclusive of open note and automation regions. It zooms the sequencer view to frame the segment of the region between the loop markers.
  • Zoom selection: Zooms the sequencer view to frame the selected regions.
  • Loop selection: Sets the position of the loop bar markers to encompass the total length of the selected regions and activates loop playback if it isn’t active.
  • Mute: Deactivates selected regions. Muted regions are filled with thin diagonal stripes. Their content doesn’t contribute to Audiotool’s sound output during playback or publishing.
  • Un-mute: Activates selected regions. Active regions are drawn in solid colors. Their content contribute to Audiotool’s sound output during playback and publishing.
  • Color ►: Changes the color of selected regions. Choose a color from the sub-menu.
  • Rename: Changes the name of selected regions. Type the new name in the text field and press Enter. Note: You cannot rename pattern regions.
  • Invert: This menu item is exclusive of automation regions. Flips the values of key-frames in selected automation regions around the middle of the total range.
  • Reverse: Flips the positions of notes and key-frames in selected note and automation regions around the middle of the total length. It also reverses the audio in selected audio regions.
  • Delete: Deletes selected regions. Adjacent regions in the same track or tracks keep their current positions.
  • Make real copy: This menu item is exclusive of virtual regions. It turns selected virtual regions into real copies with their own content. If after this operation there would be only one virtual region left, it also becomes a real copy.
  • Flatten/merge region(s): Merges selected note, automation or audio regions into one contiguous region, expands the loop segment to its whole length and converts any looped content into real one. The merged regions must all be of the same type and be on the same track.

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Jordi wrote: Jan 18, 2018

@Toine: Like the topic says, "Make real copy" in this menu is meant to turn an existing virtual copy into a real copy with its own content. If you want to duplicate a region, just Ctrl-Click the original and drag the new copy to a new position.


Toine wrote: Jan 17, 2018

this doesn't tell me why i can't make a real copy. making the same notetrack is definitely a pain in the ass