Cakewalk // Documentation // SONAR X2 // Inspectors
Table of Contents Previous Next Index

Inspectors

When working on a project, you will frequently need to access track and clip parameters and mix controls. The Track Inspector and Properties Inspector provide easy access to relevant settings for the selected track(s) or clip(s).
A. Properties Inspector B. Track Inspector
list-image
Track Inspector. The Track Inspector shows mix settings for the current track, bus, or main, and is essentially identical to a channel strip in the Console view. Advanced MIDI settings are also available for MIDI tracks and Instrument tracks. For details, see Track Inspector overview.
list-image
Properties Inspector. The Properties Inspector shows properties for the selected clip(s), track(s), or bus(es). For details, see Properties Inspector overview. The Properties Inspector has several modes:
list-image
Clip. The Clip Properties Inspector displays settings for the currently selected clip(s). For details, see Properties Inspector - Clip Properties.
list-image
Track. The Track Properties Inspector lets you type a track name, specify the automation write mode and time base, specify an audio track‚Äôs AudioSnap render modes, specify the default clip colors, and enter a text description. For details, see Properties Inspector - Track Properties.
list-image
Bus. The Bus Properties Inspector lets you type a bus name, specify the automation write mode and time base, and enter a text description. For details, see Properties Inspector - Bus Properties.
Note: Settings in the inspectors are non-destructive, and therefore do not destructively process data in any way. Feel free to experiment with different settings without worrying that changes are permanent.
list-image
ProChannel (Producer only). ProChannel combines compression, equalization, and tube saturation modeling in one convenient processor. ProChannel is available on each audio track, Instrument track and bus. For details, see ProChannel (Producer only).
Note: Due to technical limitations of the VST plug-in format, it is not possible to show more than one instance of a ProChannel module. As a result, the same ProChannel instance can not be displayed in the Inspector and Console view at the same time. If you open ProChannel in the Inspector, the same ProChannel will close in the Console view, and vice versa.
A. Dock/undock Inspector B. Show/hide Clip Properties Inspector C. Show/hide Track Properties Inspector D. Show/hide ProChannel E. Display area for Properties Inspector F. Display area for Track Inspectors G. Show/hide/configure Track Inspector modules H. Section header bars (click to show controls) I. Show audio output or MIDI settings (Instrument tracks only)
Do one of the following:
list-image
On the Views menu, click Inspector.
list-image
Click the Docking Options button in the top right corner of the Inspector pane and select Collapse.
list-image
Click the Expand/Collapse button at the top of the Inspector pane.
Figure 170. Use the Expand/collapse button to expand/collapse the Inspector.
A. Expand/Collapse
Do one of the following:
list-image
To dock the Inspector on the right side. Click the Docking Options button and select Dock Right.
list-image
To dock the Inspector on the left side. Click the Docking Options button and select Dock Left.
list-image
To undock the Inspector. Click the Docking Options button and select Undock, or click to the left of the Dock/Undock button and drag the Inspector to the desired location.
Figure 171. Use the Dock/Undock and Docking Options controls to change the position of the Inspector.
A. Dock/Undock B. Docking Options
Do one of the following:
You can use the Track Properties and Clip Properties inspectors to modify multiple selected tracks or clips simultaneously. The following rules apply when modifying multiple tracks/clips:

Copyright © 2017 Cakewalk, Inc. All rights reserved
Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Legal