Record MIDI tracks from MIDI instruments
Use loop recording
Use punch recording
Opening a Project File
Convert system file into .mid file, if any
Hide or show the Track/Bus Inspector
Press <i> on your keyboard.
Click any track, then + <F>
Set up tracks
Output to Synth-Track with External Audio Interface
You may choose midi solo track(s) output to synth track(TTS-1), and the [S] of the synth track will be automatically on.
The synth track must be input from TTS-1(or other synths) and output to the audio interface (or sound card).
Output to Synth-Midi Device
All midi tracks output to Yamaha. Track 4 is an example.
Loop/ Audio Shuttle
Right click >Insert Effects
Choose a plug-in.
Reverb is the most useful choice.
Right click on a control (fader, pan...etc.)
Select a specific color for each group.
Select the striper on the up left corner of the track to organize quick group.
<Ctrl> and <Shift> are also applicable.
Then, go to the 'Console View".
Sonar will make them into same group (red).
Use double arrows icon to show/hide staffs.
Click 'Trim duration' to display correct notes.
This view does not provide 'silence' notes, you got use the position to decide the silences.
It will be confused as follows, if 'Full duration' is on.
Staff View is for minor modifications, it is not recommended for composing.
Piano Roll View is better for deliberation.
Piano Roll View
The same icon for setting tracks.
If you select multiple notes, the Event Inspector toolbar displays the note value if all selected note values are the same. If the note values are different, the Event Inspector does not display anything.
- Select a note.
- In the appropriate Event Inspector toolbar field, change the value. See the table below for a description of valid value entries for each field in the Event Inspector toolbar.
This setting is very useful for multiple notes sharing a same velocity. Then you may use "select" and "pencil" tools to modify each note.
Click the "PRV Mode" icon will embed the PRV into Tack View