Working with Help Tags

A help tag appears just below the mouse pointer position—for as long as the mouse button is held down—when using many of the tools. The help tag provides useful feedback on the operation you are performing.

Note: You must turn on the Logic Express > Preferences > Display > General > Show Help Tags option in order to view help tags during edit operations.

During operations involving regions, the help tag looks something like this:

Figure. Audio region in Arrange area with help tag.

From left to right (and from top to bottom), the values indicate:

During operations involving events, the help tag looks something like this:

Figure. Note events in Piano Roll Editor with help tag.

From left to right, the values indicate: