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New ProTools feature in Ultimate? Maybe part of Smart Tool?

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Hey Everyone!

 

So I noticed recently that when in Smart Tool mode, some times the Grabber tool (which is normally a 5 fingers outstretched hand) switches to what looks like a angled cupped hand?  Does anyone know what this does AND ALSO how to turn it on/off? (mostly off).  I noticed that when I click with that tool mode it draws a yellow line down into the region.

 

I tried looking it up in the manual, and in online and can't seem to find anything related to it.

 

Thanks!

 

John

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When in smart tool mode the orientation of the mouse pointer arrow on the physical wave form determines the smart tool. It’s split into sections. Top left is something. I forget. Top right is something else. Top middle is something. Bottom left, right, middle are something else. 

You gotta buy 4,000 page manual and get to ProTools Level 4 certification before they tell you what anything does. J/k. 

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Ha!  Thanks Dalton.  Yeah, I know how the smart tool works.  I use Pro Tools every day at work. 

 

My question is specifically about the grabber tool switching to this little sideways cupped hand.  I wanted to know how to toggle it off, and also what it's for.  I think this might be a new addition to the tool set because I don't remember seeing it before (I've been using PT since v7).

 

 

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The thread Allen points to references making sure beat detective is turned off, but the only way I know of to turn it on or off is to have the beat detective window open or closed ( cmd + keypad 8 ).   Maybe there is another way that I'm missing.  That hand moves Beat Detective slices. 

 

 

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