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Say I have a 16 bar MIDI region full of MIDI events.

Now I delete the last eight bars of events -- and am left with a long section of silence which I'd like to get rid of. After deleting this section, the final duration of my MIDI region should be 8 bars.

I have not found how to do this on Logic documentation.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

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This is a pretty good question already, but a screenshot showing exactly what the section you want to delete looks like in Logic would make it even better! –  Warrior Bob Sep 20 '13 at 16:23

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You can either trim the end of the region by dragging it from the right bottom corner of the region.

Or you can use the scissors tool (Esc, then 5), split the region 8 bars in and delete the half that is silent (then double click Esc to go back to the pointer tool).

Alternatively, in the piano roll, you can set the end marker for the region - it is shown as a rectangle on the timeline, and you can drag it.

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thanks - another option i found was to put the playhead where the MIDI events end and go Edit > Trim > Crop outside locators (^C) –  torr Sep 20 '13 at 19:34

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