Track icons allow you to quickly identify a track’s contents by instrument. You can assign a new track icon, create your own track icons, and save an icon as part of a track template.
To show or hide Track Icons in all views, use the Views > Icons > Show Icons command.
To show or hide Track Icons in a specific view, use the Views > Icons > [name of desired view] > Show Icons command.
To hide a track icon, right-click a track icon in the desired view, and choose Show Icons from the pop-up menu. This option is not available in Track view headers.
To show standard track icons in the header of each track in the Track view, use the Views > Icons > Track View > Show in Header command.
To show custom track icons in the header of each track in the Track view, use the Views > Icons > Track View > Show Custom In Header command.
To show track icons on the left side of the track controls of each track in the Track view, use the Views > Icons > Track View > Show In Strip command.
Right-click a track icon in the desired view, and choose Small Icons or Large Icons from the pop-up menu.
Select Views > Icons > [name of desired view] > Small Icons or Large Icons from the main menu.
2. Select Load Track Icon from the menu that appears.The Open dialog box appears.
3. Select an icon and click Open.
Note: The right-click option is not available when you right-click a track icon in a track header in the Track view. However, you can load a new track icon into a track header by ALT-clicking the track icon to display the Open dialog box, and then choosing a new icon. You can ALT-click a track icon in any view to display the Open dialog box.
2. Select Reset Track Icon from the menu that appears.You can use any image as a track icon. You can use any size image, but for best results scale the image to 128 pixels square. Images must be in the .bmp format.
2. Save the image as a .bmp file in the Track Icons directory in your SONAR program folder.Track icon size(s) and transparencyYou can configure the size of small and large icons in Cakewalk.ini. By default, small icons are 32x32 pixels and large icons are 48x48 pixels. Use the following INI variables to change the default size:If you want to create custom track icons, we recommend that you author them as 96x96 pixel 24-bit bitmaps (.BMP).The top left pixel in the BMP determines the transparent color. If you prefer to not have transparent icons, add the following variable to Cakewalk.ini:
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