How to copy automation in Bitwig Studio

How to copy automation in Bitwig Studio

This article will explain how to copy automation in Bitwig Studio. Learn how to copy / paste automation points in the automation lane.

First press the “show automation lane” button for the track you want to edit. This will open the automation lane.

How to Show Automation Lane in Bitwig Studio
Press the show automation lane.
  1. Make a box selection around the automation points that you want to copy. Hold down the left mouse button and drag a region around the automation points like the image below.
How to copy automation in Bitwig Studio
Make a selection around the automation points you want to copy and press CMD+C / CTRL+V.

2. Copy the selected automation points by pressing CMD+C in OSX / Ctrl+C on Windows.

3. Find a place in the timeline where you want to paste the copied automation points and enter a brand new automation point with a left click. This will act as the starting point when pasting the copied automation points.

Add a new start point for the copied automation in Bitwig
Add a new starting point where you want to paste the copied automation data.

4. Press CMD+V in OSX / Ctrl+V on Windows to paste the copied automation points to this new start offset point.

Paste Automation In Bitwig Studio
CMD+V / CTRL+V to paste the automation points to the new starting point in the automation lane.

There you go. Simple as that!

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