Displays a list of all the tracks in your sequence grouped by device. You can reorder the list, create new tracks for each device, delete and disable existing tracks, as well as pan the desktop to the relevant device and rename it. You can also play notes on instruments with a graphical keyboard and activate the shuffle function only for specific tracks.

Device and track list
Figure 6.2.6.3: The device and track list.

  1. Device list: Contains all the devices in your arrangement with their associated tracks. Click a device name to center the device on the desktop view. Double-click a device name to rename the device. Drag a device name up or down to reorder the list.
  2. Add track: This menu lets you create a new track for the corresponding device. Depending on the device, choose a non automated control, note, pattern or audio track from the list. Complex devices group their controls in items on the list. Automated controls are grayed out and cannot be chosen. A new empty track appears on the device and track list and sequencer view. For pattern and automation tracks, the automation frame and automation value icon appear around the affected controls on the device.
  3. Disable/enable track: When this button is not active, the regions in the corresponding track have no effect. For automation tracks, the automation frame and automation value icon around the affected control on the device disappear.
  4. Track list: Contains all the tracks associated to a particular device. Note tracks are labeled “Notes”. Audio tracks are labeled “Audio”. Automation tracks are labeled with the name of the affected control. Click the track name to select all its regions. Drag a track name up or down to reorder the list inside each device.
  5. Delete track: Point an item in the track list to make this button appear. This button deletes the track and all its regions. For pattern and automation tracks, the automation frame and automation value icon around the affected control on the device disappear.
  6. Open note track: Expanded note track to accommodate an open note region. An open note track has additional interface elements: Click the shuffle button to activate and deactivate the shuffle function for the track. Click notes on the keyboard to play notes on the corresponding device. Scroll the keyboard with its slider or mouse wheel to reach higher or lower octaves. Click the “-” and “+” buttons to expand or reduce the range of the keyboard. Point an open note track grid to highlight the corresponding key on the keyboard.

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