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This must have come up before but I can find no references.
I record a MIDI in kick from a drum pad.
Then, same track, add snare.
It records as 2 layers.
How do I merge the 2 layers to a single track?
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by rickkuhns on Tue Jan 24, 2017 8:26 am
I'd like to know this one as well. I have a ticket in to the support team but they can't seem to understand what I'm asking. Exact same scenario, multiple passes to complete drum tracks, but when I explode to pitches and render I only get some of the parts.

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by rickkuhns on Wed Jan 25, 2017 2:24 pm
Here's a fix I used last night. Cumbersome but it worked.

Go to the edit screen on a MIDI part. Drag across (don't use ctl+A) all of the events to select all. Copy. Make a new instrument track. Right click and paste to the new track (it will place the part to where ever the cursor/ play line is set). Move as necessary to align properly within the track. This selects all of the events in all of the layers and places them in the new track.

You'll need to reselect a VI in the new track to play the part or to render to audio.

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by billsimmons on Sat Jan 28, 2017 11:24 pm
I have done a similar cut and paste action to merge the layers to a new track.
It really should be easier.
Before MIDI recording there seems to be no choice as to whether you would like to merge or overwrite the track, either.
The whole program seems to be filled with super easy, intuitive, methods and OTOH weird little shortcomings pop up that require workarounds.
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by j0001s on Mon May 22, 2017 9:06 am
Just ran into the same thing. Good to know that I'm not missing something. I was trying every conceivable alt/cntl/shift key combination with the 'I" cursor to see if I could get it to merge.

This is something that I've had to get used to moving from Cubase. In Cubase, layers are essentially tracks. You can edit each layer independently, so in the layer itself you can edit away (quantize, slip, transpose, change gain, etc..), then combine the bits from each take. You can even drag a layer into another track if you want. This works for audio as well as midi.

In S1, layers are a different animal than a track, and they are only editable if they have been promoted to the main track.
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by keithward2 on Sat Aug 03, 2019 11:07 am
Thanks, guys. I ran into the same thing. I tried merging the layers by using "G", but it didn't work. Your steps worked for me.

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