I created a textgrid file that looks like this:

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Then when I select the audio file together with the textgrid file and click "Draw", I'm getting not what everyone would expect. I'm getting this:

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Why am I getting this mess? What am I doing wrong?

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    Partial answer: always erase first.
    – user6726
    Jan 28 at 22:43
  • @user6726 Thank you, I think this is a complete answer, everything looks fine after erasing and drawing. I just started using Praat and I had no idea I had to erase first.
    – user22577
    Jan 28 at 22:48

Pursuant to comments: whenever you use Draw in Praat, always Erase first, since otherwise it uses the previous drawing.

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