Adding and Deleting Control Surfaces

When you have connected the MIDI interface to your computer, and connected the control surface to the MIDI interface, you add the control surface in Soundtrack Pro Control Surface Preferences.

Figure. Control Surfaces pane of the Preferences window showing a Mackie control surface attached.
To add a connected control surface using the Mackie Control protocol
  1. Choose Soundtrack Pro > Preferences, or press Command–Comma (,).

  2. Click the Control Surfaces button.

  3. Choose Mackie from the Use pop-up menu.

    Figure. Preference pane showing Use pop-up menu.
  4. Click the Add (+) button to add the control surface.

    A dialog appears with pop-up menus for Control Surface Type, Input Connection, and Output Connection.

    Figure. Control surfaces dialog.
  5. Choose the type of control surface you have connected from the Control Surface Type pop-up menu.

  6. Choose the MIDI input port to use for the control surface from the Input Connection pop-up menu.

  7. Choose the MIDI output port to use for the control surface from the Output Connection pop-up menu.

  8. Click OK.

    A visual representation of the control surface appears in the display area in the upper part of the window.

    Figure. Control Surfaces pane of the Preferences window showing a Mackie control surface attached.
  9. Click the close button to dismiss the Preferences window.

Note: Double-click a Mackie control surface in the Control Surfaces display area to change the Control Surface Type, Input Connections, and Output Connections.

To add a connected control surface using the Euphonix Control protocol
  1. Choose Soundtrack Pro > Preferences, or press Command–Comma (,).

  2. Click the Control Surfaces button.

  3. Choose Euphonix from the Use pop-up menu.

    Figure. Control Surfaces preferences pane showing a Euphonix control surface connected.
  4. Click the close button to dismiss the Preferences window.

You can delete a control surface, if you decide you don’t want to use it any longer.

To delete a control surface
  1. Choose Soundtrack Pro > Preferences, then click the Control Surfaces button.

  2. Select the control surface in the Control Surfaces display area.

  3. Click the Delete (–) button.