The Cakewalk Generic Surface Plug-in supports both ACT and WAI. See The WAI display, and ACT for more information.After you have connected your controller/surface (including loading the correct memory preset in your controller/surface’s memory), and selected the Cakewalk Generic Surface plug-in in Edit > Preferences > MIDI - Control Surfaces (see Setting up control surfaces if necessary), open the Cakewalk Generic Surface property page.
1. In the Control Bar’s ACT module, make sure that Cakewalk Generic Surface appears in the drop-down menu. If Cakewalk Generic Surface is not available in the drop-down menu, see Setting up control surfaces.
2. Click the Open Control Surface Plug-in button in the ACT module. You can also double-click the WAI display of the Cakewalk Generic Surface plug-in.
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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.