The menu across the top of the Console view lets you configure the appearance and behavior of the Console view.Figure 672. Console view menu.The Modules menu contains the following commands:
Input Gain. Show/hide Input Gain and Trim controls.
ProChannel. Show/hide ProChannel (Platinum and Professional only)
EQ Plot. Show/hide the EQ plot (Artist, Home Studio, and Steam Edition only)
FX Rack. Show/hide FX Racks.
Sends / Bank / Patch. Show/hide Send, Bank and Patch controls.
MSR. Show/hide Mute, Solo and Arm for Recording controls.
Pan Control. Show/hide Pan controls.
Volume. Show/hide Volume controls and meters.
Icon. Show/hide track/bus icons.
In / Out. Show/hide Input and Output controls.The Strips menu contains the following commands:
Tracks. Show/hide tracks.
Buses. Show/hide buses.
Hardware Outputs. Show/hide hardware outputs.
Audio. Show/hide audio tracks.
MIDI. Show/hide MIDI tracks.
Instrument. Show/hide Instrument tracks.
Muted. Show/hide muted tracks.
Archived. Show/hide archived tracks.
Frozen. Show/hide frozen tracks.
Track Manager. Open the Track Manager dialog box.
Widen All Strips. Show wide channel strips.
Narrow All Strips. Show narrow channel strips.The Track menu contains the following commands:
Insert Audio Track. Insert a new audio track.
Insert MIDI Track. Insert a new MIDI track.
Insert Track from Template. Insert new tracks from a track template.
Make Instrument Track. If an existing audio track and MIDI track are assigned to the same software instrument, you can convert the two tracks into a single instrument track (only available for MIDI tracks).
Split Instrument Track. Split an instrument track into separate audio and MIDI tracks. The audio and MIDI tracks will remain assigned to the same software instrument (only available for Instrument tracks).
Delete Track. Delete the selected track.The Bus menu contains the following commands:
Insert Stereo Bus. Insert a new stereo bus.
Insert Surround Bus. Insert a new surround bus.
Delete Bus. Delete the selected bus.
The Options menu contains the following commands:
Sends. Use the submenu to specify how many Send modules should be visible simultaneously. Additional sends can be accessed with the scroll buttons. The options are as follows:
Maximum Visible Sends: 1. Show one send in the Send module.
Maximum Visible Sends: 2. Show up to two sends in the Send module.
Maximum Visible Sends: 4. Show up to four sends in the Send module.
Maximum Visible Sends: 8. Show up to eight sends in the Send module.
Maximum Visible Sends: Unlimited. Show an unlimited number of sends in the Send module.
EQ and Plot. Use the submenu to specify the equalizer plot resolution. The resolutions are as follows:
ProChannel > Compact EQ module. Show/hide the Frequency, Q and Level controls for the Low, Low-Mid, Mid-High and High bands.
FX > Show Assignable Controls. Show or hide 4 controls for the selected plug-in effect (if the effect has assignable controls). To display a different control, right-click one of the displayed controls and choose Reassign Control on the pop-up menu.
Meters. Use the submenu to specify various options for track, bus and hardware output meters. The submenu contains the following options:
Track Record Meters. Show/hide track record meters.
Track Playback Meters. Show/hide track playback meters.
Bus Meters. Show/hide bus meters.
Hardware Output Meters. Show/hide hardware output meters.
Reset All Meters. Clear any clipping indicators from all meters.
Record Meter Options. Meter mode (Peak, RMS, or Peak+RMS), meter range (-12 dB to -90 dB), Show Labels, Hold Peaks, and Lock Peaks.
Track Meter Options. Meter mode (Peak, RMS, or Peak+RMS), meter location (pre fader or post fader), meter range (-12 dB to -90 dB), Show Labels, Hold Peaks, and Lock Peaks.
Bus Meter Options. Meter mode (Peak, RMS, or Peak+RMS), meter location (pre fader, post fader, or pre fader post effects), meter range (-12 dB to -90 dB), Show Labels, Hold Peaks, and Lock Peaks.
Hardware Output Meter Options. Meter mode (Peak, RMS, or Peak+RMS), meter range (-12 dB to -90 dB), Hold Peaks, and Lock Peaks.
Note: Additional audio meter options are available in Edit > Preferences > Customization - Audio Meters.
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