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Save. Save the selected Sysx bank as a .syx file. This is a good way to copy a Sysx bank between two Cakewalk project files. Save the bank into a file, load the other Cakewalk project file, then load the bank again. This is also a good way to copy one bank to another in the same project file.
Edit Data. Although Cakewalk’s Sysx features aredesigned mainly to store System Exclusive data for you, you can edit the bytes of shorter messages in hex format (many of the more popular synthesizers have special patch-editing programs available that let you edit data using sliders and other tools rather than raw hex data).
When you select a bank and choose the Edit Data command, Cakewalk converts the binary data into a text representation and pops up the Edit System Exclusive Bytes dialog box, in which you can edit the text. If you make changes and click OK to keep them, Cakewalk tries to convert the text back into binary format. You’ll get an error message if the text does not begin with an F0 and end with an F7, which are the System Exclusive begin and end bytes.
Auto Send on/off. Automatically transmit the selected bank every time Cakewalk loads the project file. You might use this option for banks that contain System Exclusive messages that load a set of sounds for a synthesizer at or before the start of a project.