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Cut/Copy/Paste commands

The Cut/Copy/Paste commands are used to place the contents of the active view onto the clipboard.  The format of the resulting clipboard data differs depending on the active view:

    View                    Cut                   Copy                  Paste
Spectrum                       N/A                    ASCII table                    N/A
Phase                             N/A                    ASCII table                    N/A
Time Series         .WAV format          .WAV format           .WAV format
Spectrogram        .WAV format          .WAV format           .WAV format
3-D Surface          .WAV format          .WAV format           .WAV format

When using the Time Series, Spectrogram, or 3-D Surface views, you must first select the time segment which you want to edit.  To do this, simply click the selection arrow tool on the left edge of the view toolbar.  Next, click and drag across the plot area with the left mouse button to highlight the time segment you wish to edit.  At this point the Edit commands will be enabled to allow you to select the desired operation.  These commands are always disabled when in the real-time mode since no underlying data exists.

The .WAV format is compatible with any application which supports .WAV files.  

The ASCII table format produces two columns of numbers with the bin frequency in the left column and the amplitude or phase in the right column.  The columns are separated by a tab.  You can then paste this data into a spreadsheet or text editor for further analysis.  It is also compatible with both the spectral overlay and mic compensation file formats.

The <Undo> <Edit> command allows you to reverse the most recent editing action.  This includes the: <Edit> <Cut, <Edit <Paste Over>, <Edit <Paste Insert> and <Edit Filter> commands.

See also:  Working with audio files, toolbar