asked Feb 17 '15 at 22:38 by jimmydeer (120)

What am I doing that I constantly have to reactivate "follow playback"? I must be doing something to deactivate it but I don't know what it is.

I see--it happens when I click the edit window. Is there a way to change that so it doesn't happen"


answered Feb 17 '15 at 22:39 by jimmydeer (120)

wait--it also happens when I click on a clip. This can't be right...what's the point of a follow playback button if everything deactivates it? a bug?

  — (Feb 17 '15 at 22:40) jimmydeer

I agree that this isn't good. It's inherited from Ableton Live, but coming from traditional DAWs like Cubase I've never seen the point of it. At least allow a shortcut key to reactivate it or allow us to disable automatic deactivation. This - along with the playhead always moving to the start of a newly selected audio part - makes involved editing in the Note Editor really painful..


answered Feb 27 '15 at 05:30 by markmitchell (36)

edited Feb 27 '15 at 05:31

Just chiming in that this is annoying me as well. I don't understand why there can't either be an option to have it not deactivate on it's own, or to have a a "Ctrl-F" or "Alt-F" that toggles this.


answered Jan 05 '18 at 05:41 by thisissami (31)

you can now program a key command for it search "follow" or something in key command menu, though I'd still prefer it just stay on. that and the having-to-click-3-times in the arrange window to set a new playback point are problematic for me


answered Jan 05 '18 at 10:48 by jimmydeer (120)

A simple boolean option in the Settings to allow us to have 'Follow' always on.


answered Mar 19 '19 at 10:31 by leegee (65)

ok, glad I'm not the only one! I come from traditional DAW world as well


answered Feb 27 '15 at 12:34 by jimmydeer (120)

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