valve Posted May 30, 2017 Share Posted May 30, 2017 (edited) I am trying to find the closest thing to Pro Tool's toggle functionality called "Insertion Follows Playback," which is a button that toggles the spacebar's functionality between what LPX calls "Stop and Go To Last Locate Position" and simply "Stop" (and keep the playhead where it ends). I've done plenty of reading and searching and am familiar with these options: Change the spacebar to the key command "Play or Stop and Go to Last Locate Position". Unfortunately, this is a permanent change and not a toggle. Add a second key command (separate from the spacebar) to "Stop and Go To Last Locate Position". I just can't seem to get used to using other keys than the spacebar to stop or start playback. I'd really just like to keep starting and stopping to the spacebar. Keep the spacebar as it's default key command, "Play or Stop." Right-click the Play button in the control bar and select "Play From Last Locate Position". This is close, but this doesn't put the playhead back to it's last position when I stop, which causes its own problems. (For instance, that makes it difficult to know exactly where the playhead will start when I press play again, and it prevents me from easily being able to make slight adjustments to where I want to play from after I stop.) Toggle on Cycle mode to keep going back to the "last locate position". This has too many disadvantages, such as having to keep setting the left locator every time I want to play back from a new location, or having to over-extend the Cycle region so that it doesn't loop before I want to stop. Set a Marquee location to play from that point every time. Also has disadvantages, like imprecise selections (instead of setting my playhead position with key commands), or having to use the mouse every time I want to adjust my start position. I also tried changing the Stop button options under [Navigate > Stop Button Options] to "Stop and Go to Last Locate Position," (same as right-clicking the control bar's Stop button and selecting that), but despite setting my Spacebar to the key command "Play or Stop," this doesn't cause the spacebar's stopping function to jump back to the last locate position - it only jumps back if you actually click on the control bar stop button. This is strange, because changing the same setting for the Play button does change the spacebar's play functionality between playing from current location and playing from last position. So with all of that said, does anyone know something I don't? This is just such a basic toggle that I use all the time in Pro Tools and am constantly missing in Logic. Edited March 5, 2021 by valve Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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