Editing MIDI: regions

Hi all. I’m learning Ardour. At the moment, I don’t have a MIDI cable, so I’m entering MIDI notes with a trackball, as I always have. Ardour inserts regions every so often in my MIDI track, and this is causing me quite a lot of frustration. I can’t insert a note that starts in 1 MIDI region, and extends into another. I can’t extend a region ( I can stretch a region, but this changes the timing of the MIDI events ). What, exactly, is going on? I’d be happy right now to have NO regions, and just be able to insert MIDI events with my trackball and not have to deal with much else. Is this possible?

dkasak: http://www.manual.ardour.org/editing-and-arranging/edit-midi/

All note/data editing is per-region. There are no cross-region operations at this time