Click the Enable/Disable Arpeggiator button in the Track Inspector.Pre-authored patterns are used to apply rhythmic and melodic variations to the arpeggio. SONAR includes many professionally-authored pattern files for you to experiment with. Pattern files have a .ptn file extension.An Arpeggiator preset stores a pattern along with the current Arpeggiator parameter settings. Preset files have a .arp file extension.You use the Arpeggiator’s Preset control to load patterns and load/save presets.When playing back through the Arpeggiator, the first pitch in the pattern is moved to the lowest note currently played.
Note: If the pattern file is a Free Mode pattern, the steps are quantized to the nearest 128th note value in order to better preserve timing nuances.
1. Click the Preset control in the Arpeggiator and select Open Pattern from the drop-down menu.
2. A. Click to load a pattern
Click the Preset control in the Arpeggiator, point to Presets and select the desired preset.A. Click to load a preset
Click the Next Preset or Previous Preset button in the Arpeggiator.A. Click to load the next/previous preset
Click the Preset control in the Arpeggiator and select Save Pattern As from the drop-down menu.A. Click to save a new preset
1. Right-click the desired arpeggiator parameter in the Track Inspector, and select Automation Write Enable on the pop-up menu.
2. Click the Play button to start playback.
3. Adjust the arpeggiator control as desired. When you are finished recording automation, click the Stop button to stop playback.
In the Track pane, click the track’s Edit Filter control, point to Track Automation > Arpeggiator and select the desired arpeggiator parameter.
Tip: Existing envelopes can be reassigned to arpeggiator envelopes and vice versa. To do so, right-click an envelope and select Assign Envelope on the context menu.
1. Right-click the desired arpeggiator parameter and select Remote Control on the context menu.The Remote Control dialog box appears.
2. Specify the MIDI message you want to use for MIDI remote control, then click OK to close the Remote Control dialog box.
3. Right-click the desired arpeggiator parameter, and select Automation Write Enable on the context menu.
4. Click the Play button to start playback.
5. Move the assigned MIDI controller widget (knob/slider, etc.). When you are finished recording automation, click the Stop button to stop playback.You can not record or edit automation data on an instrument track. To use automation on an instrument track, you must first split the instrument track into separate audio and MIDI tracks, create or edit the automation data on the MIDI track, then recombine the tracks into an instrument track. For details, see Splitting an instrument track to separate audio and MIDI tracks and Converting an audio and MIDI track to a single instrument track.
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