Continuous vs Discrete Events
The type of event you are trying to detect will change the way you label your event. Events will typically fall into two types: continuous and discrete.
Continuous events are labeled by using a manual session. You will normally have a single segment over the entire length of the event. See the user guide for how to label continuous events at the link: Getting Started Guide
See a screenshot of a continuous event below. Notice that there is only one segment in the file and the segment extends the entire length of the file:
Discrete events should be labeled by using an auto session. You will normally have many events in a single file. Download the user guide for how to label discrete events at the link
Labeling Discrete Events.
See a screenshot of discrete events below. Notice that there are many segments in the file: