In a message dated 12/11/2003 8:06:52 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 04:36:29 -0500
> From: <Mannr@...>
> To: audacity-users@...
> Reply-to: Mannr@...
> Subject: [Audacity-users] Install question: "effects" are greyed out???
> I installad Audacity (from source), but the "effect" items, including
> are greyed out.
> Do I have to put a path somewhere? I couldn't find anything in the
> preferences menu.
You have to actually have a song or sound cued up in the main screen. You
cannot just go into the program without importing (or opening or loading)
data to look at the effects menu.