Automation mode and automation editing in Live 10

  • Live Versions: 10
  • Operating System: All

Automation mode

In order to view, add and edit automation in Live, a new automation mode has been added. Use the "A" key or the switch located in the Arrangement view to toggle the automation mode on and off:

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If the "A" key does not toggle Automation Mode, make sure that the Computer MIDI Keyboard is not enabled:

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Automation editing

Note that breakpoints created close to a grid line will now automatically snap to that line.

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Hold down the ALT (PC) / CMD (Mac) modifier while dragging horizontally to bypass grid snapping. Holding down the Shift modifier while dragging vertically allows you to adjust the breakpoint or line segment value at a finer resolution.

Find out more about drawing and editing automation in the Live manual.