After you record an audio file, you can edit the file. One way to do this is to copy a section of the audio file and paste it into another area, thereby repeating the sound.
How to Copy a Section of an Audio File
- Open the movie.
Do one of the following, depending on the element for which you have recorded audio:
- Movie For an entire movie, select Movie > Properties, then in the Movie Properties dialog, select the Audio tab. The recorded audio file should be displayed in the Audio field.
- Frame For a single frame, double-click the frame, then in the Frame Properties window pane, expand the Frame Sound section. The recorded audio file should be displayed in the Sound File field.
- Object For an object, double-click the object, then in the Object Properties window pane, expand the Audio section. The recorded audio file should be displayed in the Sound File field.
- Click Edit. The Sound Editor opens.
- Click in the audio file display and drag the mouse to select an area.
- Click .
- Specify where you want to paste the copy of the sound. You can do this in one of the following ways:
Click once in the display to show the playhead (the red vertical line that displays when you click in the Sound Editor). When you paste the sound, it will be inserted after the playhead.
- Click and drag to select an area. When you paste the sound, it will replace the selected area.
- Click .
- In the Sound Editor, click OK.
- If using the Movie Properties dialog, click OK. The Object and Frame Properties window panes require no further action.
- Click to save your work.