Now that we have a general idea of how the Browser is laid out, let’s find some of the content that is included with SONAR and give it a listen.
Note: The core SONAR installer does not include any loop content. In order to follow along with the tutorials, please download and install the optional Cakewalk Loopmasters Content Collection via Cakewalk Command Center (see Cakewalk Command Center).
2. Make sure the Browser is open and visible. If it is not, click the Views menu and choose Browser, or press the B key.
3. Click the Media button to show the Media Browser.
4. In the Browser, click the Content Location drop-down list and select Audio Library.
5. Double-click the Loops folder to open the folder.
6. Double-click the Loopmasters folder.
7. Double-click the ROCK AND FUNK folder.
8. Double-click the RAW POWER and click the loop named RP_Baggy_140.rx2.
9. Click the Play button in the Browser.If you don’t hear anything, revisit the settings of your Audio Preview Bus, as discussed above, and ensure that it is set to the audio device that your headphones or speakers are connected to.If you need to preview a lot of loops quickly, click the Media button and enable the Auto-Preview option. When enabled, an audio loop will start playing as soon as you select it.
Tip - Searching Documentation
Tip: To search for a specific topic, type your search query in the Search Cakewalk.com field at the top right of this page.
When the search results appear, click which product's documentation you would like to search to filter the search results further.
Note - Using Offline Help
Note: If you prefer to always use offline Help, go to Edit > Preferences > File > Advanced in your Cakewalk software and select Always Use Offline Help.
If you are not connected to the internet, your Cakewalk software will default to showing offline help until an internet connection becomes available.