Recording the movements of individual faders, knobs, or controls. Record parameter changes in real-time with a mouse or control surface. This method includes any knob, slider, or control except the Solo, Arm, Phase, Interleave, Vol Trim, Bus Enable, Pre/Post buttons, Bank, Patch, Channel, Key+, Time+, Input and Output.
Drawing envelopes in the Clips pane for audio and/or MIDI data. Draw automation envelopes with the global tools. An envelope is a graph of the change in level of a particular parameter over time. For details, see Creating and editing automation envelopes.
A common workflow is to first record automation in real-time, then use the global edit tools to graphically fine-tune the automation envelope.
Tip - Searching Documentation
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Note - Using Offline Help
Note: If you prefer to always use offline Help, go to Edit > Preferences > File > Advanced in your Cakewalk software and select Always Use Offline Help.
If you are not connected to the internet, your Cakewalk software will default to showing offline help until an internet connection becomes available.