Adding, Recording, and Removing Regions

Adding and recording regions is essential for project creation.

For full details about the region and file import options available in Logic Express, see Adding Prerecorded Media.

For details about the various recording techniques that are possible in Logic Express, see Recording in Logic Express.

As you work on a project, you may decide that a region no longer fits into your arrangement. You can remove regions by deleting them from the Arrange area.

To remove a region from your arrangement
Do one of the following:
  • Click the region with the Eraser tool.

    Figure. Eraser tool
  • Select the region with the Pointer tool, then choose Edit > Delete (or press the Delete key).

To remove multiple regions from your arrangement
  1. Select the regions with the Pointer tool.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • Click one of the selected regions with the Eraser tool.

    • Choose Edit > Delete (or press the Delete key).

To remove all muted regions from your arrangement
  1. Select all muted regions by choosing Edit > Select Muted Regions in the Arrange area (or use the Select Muted Regions/Events key command, default assignment:  Shift-M).

  2. Do one of the following:

    • Click one of the regions with the Eraser tool.

    • Choose Edit > Delete (or press the Delete key).

To delete all selected regions, and automatically select the next one
  1. Select the region (or regions) you want to delete.

  2. Use the Delete and Select Next Region/Event key command.

All selected regions are deleted, and the next region is automatically selected.

Note: Removing audio regions and MIDI regions from the Arrange has different consequences. See Restoring Removed Regions.