Color takes while recording

You can color take regions in an open or closed take folder, providing you with a visual reference while recording.

You can also color audio takes automatically while recording, when Show Advanced Tools is selected in the Advanced preferences pane.

Color a take in an open or closed take folder

  1. Select a take.

  2. Open the Color palette by doing one of the following:

    • Choose View > Show Colors (or press Option-C).

    • Click the Toolbar button in the control bar to show the toolbar, then click the Colors button.

      Figure. Showing the Colors button in the toolbar.
  3. Choose a color.

Color an audio take automatically while recording

  1. Open the Recording project settings by doing one of the following:

    • Choose File > Project Settings > Recording.

    • Control-click the Record button in the control bar, then choose Recording Settings from the shortcut menu.

  2. Select the Auto-Colorize Takes checkbox.

    Figure. Selecting Auto-Colorize Takes in the Recording project settings pane.

    When this setting is selected, audio take folders use the color selected in the Color palette for the first take, but different colors for each of the following takes in that take folder. All colors used in an audio take folder are selected from the same color row in the Color palette, advancing by a predefined number of columns after each take.