Macros and Variations FAQ
- Live Version: 11
- Operating System: All
How can I add or remove Macros?
Click the +/- buttons to show or hide two Macros at a time. Hidden Macros will keep any previous parameter mapping.
How can I randomize Macros?
Click the Rand button in the top header of a rack to randomize all mapped Macros.
Can I use my MIDI Controller to randomize Macros?
Yes, you can map the randomization button to a MIDI controller for real-time changes.
Can I exclude Macros from randomization and variations?
Yes, you can exclude Macros by right-clicking on them and selecting Exclude Macro from Randomization/Variations.
How can I store and recall Macro positions?
In order to store current Macro positions, open the Variations View by clicking on the Show/Hide Macro Variations View icon and then New.
You can recall the variations by clicking the arrow icon, or select the variation and press [Enter].
I can’t create Macro Variations, the New button greyed out.
If no parameter has been mapped to any Macro yet, the New button is greyed out. This changes once a macro has been mapped.
How can I overwrite a Macro Variation with the current Macro positions?
You can overwrite a variation by clicking on the Overwrite icon.
Why are my Variations not changing the Macros when I click on them?
Clicking on a Macro Variation selects it for editing or viewing. In order to activate a variation, click the arrow icon or press [Enter].
My recorded track automation does not work.
By switching between Variations, the Macro knobs change their value which deactivates track automation. You can re-enable them by clicking the Re-enable automation button.
Will my Variation and Macro settings be remembered when I save a Rack in my User Library?
Yes, you can add Racks with Macro Variations to your User Library.
Can I combine Variations from different Racks?
Macro Variations are available for each Rack, but can’t be combined in different Racks.