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External devicesCakewalk Generic Surface plug-in ► Controlling different tracks or groups of tracks

The Cakewalk Generic Surface plug-in can control anywhere from 1-32 tracks simultaneously, as specified by whatever number you fill in the Number of Track Strips field in the Cakewalk Generic Surface property page. There is always at least one track being controlled, referred to as the Base Track. The Number of Track Strips value refers to the base track plus ‘n’ number of additional tracks. The Control Bar’s ACT module automatically updates to display the range of tracks (1-8, 2-9, 9-16, etc.) that your control surface currently controls.
Note: If you don’t have any buttons left over to assign to the Move 1 or Move Bank parameters, you can click the right or left buttons in the BaseTrack section of the Cakewalk Generic Surface property page to move the Base Track to the right or left by one track. The buttons are located so that you can resize the property page to just show the buttons and the Presets field.
1.
In the Cakewalk Generic Surface property page under Global Parameters, select Move 1 Right to control the next higher-numbered track, or Move Bank Right to control the next higher-numbered bank of tracks.
3.
Click the Learn button.
Repeat this procedure, but use a different knob, and select Move 1 Left or Move Bank Left so that you can move the current track or bank to a lower-numbered one.
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