Where is the inspector and what are it's uses?
In the File menu go to Inspector. Its contextual parameters adapt based on what is selected and what has focus.
To the right of the Tracks area. It provides a search field to get to loops and iTunes music.
To the left of the Tracks area. Its contextual parameters adapt based on what is selected and what has focus.
At the top of the window. It provides different tools to allow you to work in the Tracks area.
Check all that apply concerning the Tracks area:
It is in the center of the main window.
It contains Track headers to the left.
It contains an EQ fader.
It contains a ruler at the top.
It has a workspace where you edit regions.
It contains a bank of instruments.
The control bar is the row of buttons and displays at the top of your display. It contains transport buttons, information LCD displays, and mode buttons.
The workspace is in the Tracks area below the ruler and contains track headers and the regions used in your project.
When multiple panes are open, how do you make sure the desired pane reacts to key commands?
Make sure your key commands are set by adding them in the Key Commands Preferences.
By clicking on the pane so there is a blue outline to bring focus.
Close all panes to make sure you are in the correct pane where you want to work.
What are ways to adjust a numerical value in Logic X? (Check all that apply)
Slide the pointer vertically.
Command-drag the value.
Double-Click and type the value in the field.
How do you copy a region? (Check all that apply)
Option-Drag the region.
Select region, then Command C.
Use the Copy tool in the Tools menu.
A region can be resized by placing the pointer over one of the two lower corners so it changes to a Resize tool, and then drag horizontally.
How do you loop a region? (Check all that apply)
Select the Loop checkbox in the Inspector.
Move the pointer to the upper right corner of the region and drag.
Effect plug-ins are added by clicking on the effects button in the Track Header
In the help tag, what are the units of the 4 numeric values used to determine the length and position of a region?
Bars, divisions, ticks, and beats
Minutes, Seconds, milliseconds, ticks.
Bars, beats, divisions, and ticks
Bars, beats, divisions, and frames.
How many ticks are in a 16th note?
What ways are there to mix down your project to a stereo audio file? (Check all that apply)
File > Bounce > Project or Section.
File > Export > Project or Section.
The keyboard shortcut for the Mixer is M.
The keyboard shortcut for the Loops Browser is O.
What two fundamental settings affect the quality of a digital audio recording?
Sample Rate and EQ.
I/O Buffer Size and Recording Delay.
Sample Rate and Bit Depth.
Surround Format and Enabling 24-bit Recording.
The Audio Engineering Society sample rate recommendation for most applications is 44.1kHz.
The more bits you use to encode a sample, the less accurate the encoding and the higher level of noise in the digital audio file.
Where can you find the settings for Sample Rate and Bit Depth?
Both are found in the File > Project Settings > Audio.
Sample Rate is found under File > Project Settings > Audio, and the Bit Depth is found under Logic Pro X > Preferences > Audio, in the Devices tab.
Sample Rate is found under Logic Pro X > Preferences > General, in the Editing tab, and Bit Depth is found under File > Project Settings > Audio.
Both are found in Logic Pro X > Preferences > Advanced Tools.
What precaution must you take before record-enabling multiple tracks simultaneously?
Make sure cycle mode is on to make take folders.
Make sure the tracks are assigned different inputs.
Make sure the tracks are not muted.
All of the above.
Which picture represents a way to open a Take Folder.
You don't have to position the playhead in cycle mode; recording automatically starts at the beginning of the cycle.
When you stop recording, if the recent take is shorter than a bar, Logic automatically discards it.
Where do you reassign a track's input?
What are the recording file types? (Check all that apply)
BWF or WAVE
What is the shortcut for the Browser Pane?
Cycle mode takes precedence over a marquee selection in playback.
Nondestructive audio editing changes the original audio file.
Where can you perform nondestructive audio editing? (Check all that apply)
Audio Track Editor
Audio File Editor
How do you comp takes?
Create a new track stack and record each take into a component of the stack. Use the scissors tool and fade tool to comp between edits.
Using the auto punch feature, set the auto punch region and re-record over an area.
Use the quick swipe comp tool to drag over desired sections. The take folder assembles a comp including all the highlighted sections.
Record each track, and then use the track folder feature to comp them all together. Use the marquee and fade tool to smooth out edits.
Which one indicates quick swipe comping is enabled?
Where can you perform destructive audio editing?
How can you see the result of your comp as regions? (Check all that apply)
Close the disclosure triangle in the Take Folder
From the Take Folder pop-up menu, choose Flatten
In the Edit Menu, choose Flatten Take Folder
Bounce region in place
How do you add a fade-in or fade-out to a region?
Drag the Fade tool over the boundaries of a region
Control-Shift-drag the Pointer tool
Adjust the Fade In parameter in the Region Inspector
Select region and use Option-Command-F to get the Fade In/Fade Out handles
How do you crossfade between two regions?
Drag the Fade tool over the junction of the regions
Adjust the Fade Out parameter in the Region inspector
All answers are correct
What is the Marquee tool useful for? (Check all that apply)
Selecting a section of an audio region
Playing a section of an audio region
Deleting a section of an audio region
Comping a section of an audio region
Which tool allows you to move an individual note inside an audio region, without dividing the region? (Check all that apply)
The point at which the regions align on the grid in the workspace is called the anchor.
The alignment guides always line up the ends of each region with the beginnings or endings of other region
What is the shortcut for the Tool menu at the mouse pointer position?
What is the shortcut for reversing an audio file?
How do you choose a drummer? (Check all that apply)
Add a drummer track
Move the ball around the XY grid to change the style
Go to the Library and select a drum kit
Select a drummer from the controls area
Command-click the drummer to choose a new drummer while keeping the current drum kit.
You can edit the drummer regions by changing the MIDI information in the Piano Roll editor.
You can mute or unmute drum parts by clicking on parts of the drum to mute or unmute in the Drummer editor.
How do you make the drummer play softer or louder, simpler or more complex? (Check all that apply)
Adjust the fills dial
Move the ball around on the XY grid to correspond to the performance style
Mute or unmute drum parts
Choose a drummer preset
How do you access the Feel knob to make the drummer play behind or ahead of the beat?
Select the Gear drop down menu and choose Feel knob options
Use the details button in the drummer editor
Control-click on the Swing knob to adjust the feel
Control-click on the Drummer editor to add the Feel knob to the controls
How do you open Smart Controls? (Check all that apply)
Use the icon in the Control bar
How do you open Drum Kit Designer? (Check all that apply)
Choose a drum kit in the Library
Click the drum kit at the bottom of the character card
Click on the insert in the Inspector
Double click on the drummer
When customizing a drum kit, you have to select the appropriate Producer Kit in the Library to access all the available drum kit features.
How do you dampen or tune an individual drum?
Click on the drum in the Drummer Editor
Click on the Details button in the Drummer Editor to access the dampen and tune knobs
In the Drum Kit Designer, click a drum and adjust the settings in the Edit panel
Adjust the settings in Smart Controls
You can convert Drummer regions into MIDI regions.
Command-N will create a new document and open the templates window whereas Command-Shift-N will open a new document and bypass the templates window.
You can see a plug-in's settings in the library by Control-clicking on the plug-in and choosing View in Library.
How many channels can MIDI events be sent on?
How do you join a new recording in an existing MIDI region?
Use the Glue Tool
In the Project's recording settings, set overlapping regions to "Join when Cycling"
In the Project's recording settings, set overlapping regions to "Join with Selected Regions"
In the Project's recording settings, set overlapping regions to "Create Take Folders"
Which button do you click on to enable step input recording?
In the Region inspector, set the Quantize parameter to a desired note length to time-correct a MIDI region.
How do you choose default region parameters for new MIDI recordings? (Check all that apply)
Deselect all regions
Set the quantize settings in the Region Inspector
Make sure the Inspector is set to MIDI-Thru
Make sure snap is set to smart in the Workspace
When you punch in on a MIDI track to replace a portion of a MIDI region, set a cycle region and a count-in to record over existing MIDI
When performing step input recording, you can change the note lengths by clicking on the note length buttons in the part box in the Inspector.
A summing stack will allow MIDI regions on the main track trigger instruments on the subtracks.
In the Smart Controls pane, how do you map a screen control to a plug-in parameter? (Check all that apply)
Enable learn mode in the Parameter Mapping Area
In the Window menu select Control Mapping
Click a screen control to select it, once in learn mode
Click a plug-in parameter to map it to the selected screen control
In the Smart Controls pane, how do you map a screen control to a knob on your MIDI controller? Chose the correct workflow:
Move a knob on your MIDI controller, Click a screen control to select it, and in the External Assignment area, click Learn
Move a knob on your MIDI controller, in the External Assignment area, click Learn, and Click a screen control to select it
In the External Assignment area, click Learn. Click a screen control to select it, and move a knob on your MIDI controller
In the Arpeggiator MIDI plug-in, you can play a chord on specific steps of a pattern by clicking the chord on/off button below the step number.
In the Arpeggiator MIDI plug-in, you can skip a step by clicking the step on/off button below the velocity bar.
What is the shortcut for the step input keyboard?
When multiple notes are selected and have different velocities, dragging them with the Velocity Tool offsets the velocities of all notes so that they are all equal in velocity.
You can make the part box a floating window by dragging it out of the Inspector.
How can you return a value to the default value?
Click then Option
What is the MIDI-draw shortcut?
How do you delete a control point in MIDI draw? (Check all that apply)
Click and then delete
Double click a point
Rubber band the control points and use the delete key
Drag it off the line
In MIDI draw you can make a curved line a straight line by Option-clicking the line.
You can create an empty MIDI region in the workspace by Control-clicking a software instrument track and choosing Create Empty MIDI Region from the shortcut menu.
How do you create notes in the Piano Roll Editor?
Click on the grid
Use the Pencil Tool
Drag on the grid with the Pointer Tool
Drag a note from the Part Box
You can resize a note in the Piano Roll Editor by choosing a note in the Part Box and dragging it on top of the note beam.
How do you adjust the velocity of notes in the Piano Roll Editor?
Drag notes vertically with the Pencil Tool
Drag notes vertically with the Pointer Tool
Drag notes vertically with the Velocity Tool
Click on a note and type in the value
How do you create notes in the Score Editor? (Check all that apply)
Drag notes from the Part Box
Click on the staff line with the Pointer Tool
Select a note in the Part Box and use the Pencil Tool to click on a staff line
Option-Click on a staff line
How do you adjust note lengths in the Score Editor? (Check all that apply)
Click on the note and drag to the right with the Pointer Tool.
Choose View > Duration Bars > All and drag the right edge of the duration bars
Choose Edit > Note Lengths > All and drag the right edge of the duration bars
Double click on a note and type in its value
How do you create a crescendo using note velocities?
In the Score Editor, use the Velocity Tool and draw a line across the notes
In the MIDI draw inspector, ensure that Velocity is chosen, and draw a line in the MIDI Draw area
In the MIDI Draw area, choose the Velocity Tool, and draw a line
In the MIDI draw inspector, ensure that Velocity is chosen, and draw a line in the Piano Roll
You can create control data by choosing a controller in the MIDI Draw inspector and using the Pencil Tool to create control points
How do you curve lines in MIDI Draw?
Use the Pointer Tool and drag a line between two control points of different values
Use the Pencil Tool and drag a line between two control points of different values
Hold down Control-Shift and drag a line between two control points of different values
Hold down Control-Option and drag a line between two control points of different values
You can copy a section of automation in MIDI Draw by dragging a rectangle around control points to select them and Option-drag the selection
Loops are automatically transposed to match the root note of the project's key signature and the tonality
You can drag a region to the loop browser to create a loop as long as the number of beats in the region is an integer.
Software (Green) loops can be applied as audio regions on audio tracks or as MIDI regions on software instrument tracks
What flex mode is best for instruments that play chords?
What color is time-compressed audio represented by in flex mode?
What tool in flex pitch adjusts the timbre of an instrument to sound more realistic (Useful if you are moving a note several semitones away from its original pitch)?
You can detect the tempo of an audio region and apply it to your project by selecting the audio region in the workspace, and choosing Edit-> Tempo-> Adjust Tempo Using Beat Detection
How do you create an Apple Loop that follows the project tempo?
Bounce a section of a region and import it into the Loops area
Drag any region to the Loops area
Drag a region to the Loop Browser that is a whole integer in length
Control-click on a region and choose Add to Loop Browser
How do you add tempo changes and curves?
In the Tracks Inspector, use quantization to set the tempo at any given marker point. Use the Fade-In/Out tool to set the curve.
In the Global Tracks and on the Tempo track, double-click away from the tempo line to create a tempo change. Drag the control point that appears at the vertical of your tempo change to the left and/or up to adjust the tempo curve
Show the Automation lines, choose Tempo in the pop up menu, and draw curves and control points using one of the automation modes
You can apply a tape or turntable speed-up or slow-down effect by adding a fade-in or fade-out, Ctrl-clicking it, and from the shortcut menu choosing speed up or slow down.
How do you make one track follow the groove of another? (Check all that apply)
Enable Groove Track in Global Tracks
Select a master track by clicking over the track number
Check the boxes of other tracks you want to follow the master
Enable Flex Mode and choose Rhythmic
Quantize the region in the Region inspector
How do you turn on Flex editing? (Check all that apply)
Use the Flex button in the Tracks area menu bar and enable the Flex button on the desired track
Choose a flex mode for the selected track in the Track Inspector
Assuming there are no pre-existing flex markers in the region, you can time stretch an audio region using the region's start and end points as boundaries by dragging the Flex Tool on the lower half of the waveform.
How do you time stretch an audio region using the previous and next transient marker as boundaries?
Drag the Flex tool on the upper half of the waveform
Drag the Flex tool on the lower half of the waveform
Drag the Pointer tool on the lower half of the waveform
Drag the Pointer tool on the upper half of the waveform
Using Flex Pitch, where can you edit the pitch of notes inside an audio region? (Check all that apply)
When Flex Pitch is turned on for a track, how do you quickly tune and entire audio region?
Select the audio region, rubber band the notes and drag to correct pitch
Select the audio region, and in the Region inspector, "set all to perfect pitch"
Select the audio region, Ctrl-click and "set all to perfect pitch" from the shortcut menu
Select the audio region in the Audio Tracks Editor and move all pitches by dragging to perfect pitch
How can you edit the pitch curve?
Drag using the Flex tool in the Workspace
Using Flex Pitch editing in the Audio Tracks Editor, drag the 6 hotspots around a note beam
Control-Click-drag on a note and adjust it's curve
Using the Flex tool in the Audio Tracks Editor, Command-Option-drag around a note beam
How do you use Solo mode? (Check all that apply)
Select the regions you want to solo and use Control-S
Select the regions you want to solo and use the solo button on the track header
Select the regions you want to solo and use S
Select the regions you want to solo, and in the control bar, click the Solo button
To add a marker place the playhead where you want to place the marker. In the Global Tracks area use the add button to add a marker.
How do you pack regions into a folder?
Select the regions and use the Glue tool
Select the regions and go to Functions > Merge > Pack Folder
Select the regions and go to Functions-> Folder-> Pack Folder
Select the Regions and use Command-P
Use the disclosure triangle to open and close a folder.
Select a cycle region and use Edit-> Cut/Insert Time-> Insert Silence at Locators to insert a new section into a project.
How do you skip a section when playing a project?
Use a skip cycle by dragging left on the cycle area
Use a skip cycle by Ctrl-clicking the cycle area, and from the shortcut menu choose "Swap Left and Right Locator."
Add a marker and hide the regions below it by Control-clicking on the marker and selecting Hide
How can you remove background noise between performances on a track?
Use a High Pass filter on the Graphic Equalizer
Use a Compressor
Use Strip Silence and set the threshold
Use a Low Pass filter on the Graphic Equalizer
When Cycle mode is enabled, click a track header to select all the regions between the locators on the track to quickly select many small regions on the same track in a section of a song.
How do you drag a region while ensuring that it retains its position relative to the bar lines?
In the Snap pop-up menu, make sure "Snap Regions to Relative Values" is selected and choose Smart.
In the Snap pop-up menu, make sure "Snap Regions to Relative Values" is selected and choose Bar.
In the Snap pop-up menu, make sure "Snap Regions to Relative Values" is selected and choose Tick.
In the Snap pop-up menu, make sure "Snap Regions to Relative Values" is selected and choose Measure.
Hold down the Solo or Mute button on a track header and drag up or down to quickly solo or mute multiple tracks in the Tracks area.
What is the shortcut for repeating regions or events?
What is the shortcut to unsolo all soloed tracks?
How can you hide or show all plug-in windows?
Identify the 4 main instrumental sound components you can adjust to give each instrument its place in the mix. (Check all that apply)
You can use an aux send to process multiple sounds at one time with an effects plug-in by routing some of the signal from the channel strip.
How can you make a group of tracks appear as one track in the Tracks area without changing its audio routing?
Use groups on the selected tracks' channel strips
Select the tracks and choose Track-> Create a Track Stack, and choose folder stack
Select the tracks and choose Track-> Create a Track Stack, and choose summing stack
How can you submix a group of tracks, for example, to process the submix with audio effect plug-ins?
What does a compressor do?
Attenuates the signal so it doesn't go over a certain output ceiling
Attenuates the level of a signal after that signal goes over a certain threshold, giving the signal a more consistent level
Reduces the volume of a signal
What does a limiter do?
Limits the amount of audio that can be placed on a track
In the inspector, how can you choose which channel strip is displayed in the right channel strip?
Control-Click on the channel strip and choose from the pop up menu
Open the Mixer and drag the channel strip to the Inspector
By clicking on a send or output slot
How do you change the mono or stereo format of the input of a channel strip?
Tracks > Input > Choose Mono or Stereo
Click the Format button in the Input Slot
Bounce the track in place to get a new Stereo or Mono track
What is the shortcut for creating a track stack?
Logic Remote can connect to your Logic Project through bluetooth.
In Logic Remote, even when the ruler is not showing, you can swipe the LCD display horizontally to show the ruler and relocate the playhead.
In Logic Remote how do you stop Smart Help from updating when moving your mouse pointer on the Mac?
Click on the View Button and turn off Smart Help
Next to the View Button, tap the Lock Button
Turn off Smart Help on the Mac
In order for Logic Remote to work with the controllers on the Mac, you need to assign those controllers.
You can create a control point on the automation curve by clicking on the automation curve.
You can create a control point away from the automation curve by double-clicking the automation track using the Pointer tool.
How can you quickly adjust the value of a parameter for given section of track?
Edit > Control Points > Adjust
Select the control points and move them
Use the Marquee tool to select the desired section and drag the selected automation curve up or down
You can trim an automation curve by placing the mouse pointer on the numerical display in the track header and dragging vertically.
How can you create control points that snap to the grid?
Set the snapping to a specific value
In Automation preferences, adjust the Snap Offset. Choose "Snap Automation to Absolute Values," and double-click the automation track to insert control points on the grid
In Automation preferences, adjust the Snap Offset. Set the value for the automation, and double-click the automation track to insert control points on the grid
What differentiates Touch mode from Latch mode?
Latch mode snaps back to the previous value after release and Touch mode remains at the position of the last control point after release
Touch mode snaps back to the previous value after release and Latch mode remains at the position of the last control point after release
Touch mode overwrites the information as you adjust a parameter and Latch mode remains at the position of the last control point after release
You can only have one automation curve on any given track.
How do you assign a controller knob to Automation Quick Access?
In the Automation preferences, turn on Automation Quick Access. Turn the knob of your choice up and down to assign it
In the Automation preferences, click on "Assign a Controller Knob." Click assign and turn the knob of your choice up and down to assign it
In the Automation preferences, turn on Automation Quick Access. An alert asks you to assign a controller knob. Click assign and turn the knob of your choice up and down to assign it
Automation Quick Access always controls the parameter displayed in the Automation Parameter pop-up menu on the selected track header.
What is the shortcut for show/hide automation tracks?
How do you turn loops into real regions?