You’ll see this when adjusting MIDI controller data in the bottom section of the Sound/ Piano and Step edit windows.
The default cursor.
Used to “paint” notes into the Sound/Piano edit window.
Shows when a control is dragged up or down. You’ll see this when adjusting mixer faders.
Indicates the curve of an envelope is being altered for a logarithmic or exponential response.
ENVELOPE POINT EDIT/ADD POINT
This cursor shows that an envelope point can be added or moved.
ENVELOPE POINT REMOVE POINT
This cursor shows that an envelope point can be deleted.
This cursor shows that notes or controller data can be erased.
Holding down the [CTRL] key and dragging allows visual time-stretching of any audio clip.
Indicates moving stuff around, such as rearranging the order of tracks.
This cursor shows that a selection can be made on a sound.
Seen when raising or lowering sections of automation using the automation line tool.
LINE ADJUSTER TOOL
This guy pops up in audio and MIDI regions as well as in the MIDI controller data window of the Piano Roll and Step Edit windows. It performs a couple of operations, generally related to moving multiple edit points simultaneously.
Appears when trying to drag something somewhere it can’t be placed, such as dragging and audio clip to MIDI track.
This cursor shows that new notes or controller data can be drawn.
This cursor shows that a sound from the sound library can be played.
This cursor is shown when resizing the details area or resizing a track.
RESIZE OR LOOP SOUND
This cursor shows that a loop of sound can be resized from the left or right.
RESIZE TRACK HEADER
This shows when horizontally resizing the track header width.
Clips can be split by holding down the [CTRL]+[ALT] keys and clicking on the desired split location - the cursor turns into the scissors icon while hovering over the clip and red line appears to show where the split will occur (the split occurs at the closest Snap setting increment). If you’d like to split a clip at the exact cursor location, set the Snap setting to Off.
This cursor shows that a currently playing sound from the library can be stopped.
This cursor is used when changing the master volume or a track’s volume slider.
This cursor is used to lower a note or piano roll bar by one-half step/semitone in Notation View.
This cursor is used to raise a note or piano roll bar by one-half step/semitone in Notation View. Store the Sharp tool out of reach of small children and animals.
Uses for horizontal resizing such as shortening or lengthening notes in the Piano editor. Also a cool 90s jam by the Goo Goo Dolls.
Seen when hovering over a web link, such as the author information area in the Library tab. Also, a chronic wrist condition resulting from extended web development.