The Play List contains several enhancements that can be helpful when using Cakewalk in a live performance. The various Play List buttons and menu commands now also show descriptive information in the Help Module.When using the Play List, the new File > Discard Project Changes During Playback option allows the Play List to automatically discard any changes before loading the next song. This lets you make minor temporary changes during playback, such as adjusting levels, without being prompted to save the changes before loading the next song. During playback, the Play List will ignore a project's modified state and close without saving. This option is enabled by default.
Note: The Discard Project Changes During Playback option is only active during (Play List) playback. Cakewalk will always prompt to save a modified project if playback is stopped.By default, the Play List loads the next song while the current song is playing. While this can save time before the next project starts playing, it may cause glitches when loading large complex projects projects during playback.To defer loading the next song until playback of the current song has finished, disable the File > Preload Next Song During Playback option.You can instruct Cakewalk to stop or pause playback at a defined moment, so you can start playback again manually. This can be very useful in a live setting.This is done by inserting an MCI Command event in a MIDI track’s Event List view (ALT+8), and assigning the MCI command’ s value to either stop or pause:
stop. Stops the transport and returns to zero
pause. Pauses the transport allowing you to manually continue playback from where you left off
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