Details Tab

The Details tab shows information about the currently selected media file, clip, marker, envelope point, cycle region, or Timeslice selection, and gives you a way to edit details about each. You can also view and edit details for a selection in the File Editor.

Figure. Details tab.

File and Clip Details

The following information is displayed when you select a media file or clip.

General Information

Displays general information for the clip or file.

  • Name: Name of the selected clip.
  • Position value slider: Sets the position (start point) of the selected clip.
  • Duration value slider: Sets the duration (length) of the selected clip.
  • Offset value slider: Sets the offset of the selected clip.
  • Enabled checkbox: Enables or disables the selected clip. For more information, see Enabling and Disabling Clips.
  • Locked checkbox: Locks or unlocks the selected clip. For more information, see Locking and Unlocking Clips and Tracks.
  • Created: Displays the creation date.
  • Modified: Displays the modification date.
  • Size: Displays the file size.
  • Path: Displays the path where the selected file is located.
Properties

Displays the following information for the clip or file: duration, sample rate, the timecode for the first frame of the clip or file, bit depth, and channel valence.

  • Length: Displays the length of the selected clip.
  • Sample Rate: Displays the sample rate of the selected clip.
  • Initial Timecode: Displays the starting timecode of the selected clip.
  • Bit Depth: Displays the bit depth of the selected clip.
  • Channels: Displays the number of channels in the selected clip.
Metadata

Displays the metadata for a file or a clip, if such metadata is present. Metadata categories include Name, Copyright, Origination Date, Keywords, and so on.

Figure. Metadata area of Details tab.
  • Title: Displays title metadata.
  • Description: Displays description metadata.
  • Artist: Displays name metadata.
  • Copyright: Displays copyright metadata.
  • Genre: Displays genre metadata.
  • Track: Displays track metadata.
  • Year: Displays year metadata.
  • Composer: Displays composer metadata.
  • Lyricist: Displays lyricist metadata.
  • Engineer: Displays engineer metadata.
  • Technician: Displays technician metadata.
  • Keywords: Displays keywords metadata.
  • Originator Ref: Displays originator reference metadata.
  • Originator Date: Displays originator date metadata.
  • Originator Time: Displays originator time metadata.
iXML

Displays iXML fields and corresponding values in a table format. For more information about the iXML metadata specification, see the iXML website at http://ixml.info.

Figure. iXML metadata area of Details tab.
Music

Displays the music information for a clip or file, primarily music loops in the Search tab.

Figure. Music area of Details tab.
  • Tempo: Displays the tempo of the clip, in beats per minute.
  • Time Signature: Displays time signature data.
  • Key: Displays the musical key of the clip.
  • Scale Type: Displays the musical scale type of the clip.
  • Looping file: Displays whether the clip loops or not.
  • Beats: Displays the number of beats in the clip.
  • Instrument: Displays the instrument type, from Apple Loops tagged information.
  • Loop Genre: Displays the genre name, from Apple Loops tagged information.

Marker Details

The following information is displayed when you select a marker.

  • Type buttons: Select whether the marker is a beat marker or a time marker.
  • Name field: Enter a name for the marker.
  • Position value slider: Sets the time position of the selected marker.
  • Duration value slider: Sets the duration for the selected marker.
  • Comment: Enter comments or notes for the marker.
    Figure. Marker area of Details tab.

Envelope Point Details

The following information is displayed when you select an envelope point.

  • Position value slider: Sets the time position of the selected envelope point.
  • Value value slider: Sets the value of the selected envelope point. In some cases, this control is a pop-up menu (for envelope types that only allow specific values).
  • Min. and Max. value: Displays minimum and maximum values for the selected envelope point.
  • Copy from Prev. Point button: Sets the value of the selected envelope point to the value of the preceding one in the envelope.
  • Copy from Next Point button: Sets the value of the selected envelope point to the value of the next one in the envelope.
    Figure. Envelope point section of Details tab.

File Editor Selection Details

The following information is displayed when you make a selection in the File Editor.

  • Beginning value slider: Sets the start position of the selection.
  • End value slider: Sets the end position of the selection.
  • Duration value slider: Sets the duration (length) of the selection.