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     * //Built-in// (as opposed to //bundled//) plug-ins     * //Built-in// (as opposed to //bundled//) plug-ins
   * //Third-party plug-ins// (including all the //bundled// ones like //OB-Xd//, //Digits//, etc. have been programmed by other people, and most have their own entirely different shortcut conventions, over which we have no control.   * //Third-party plug-ins// (including all the //bundled// ones like //OB-Xd//, //Digits//, etc. have been programmed by other people, and most have their own entirely different shortcut conventions, over which we have no control.
 +
 +===== INIT button =====
 +  * **ALT + Click** the INIT button to delete all INST layers except the first
 +    * (Useful when working with [[polybox|PolyBox]]
  
 ===== Selecting patches in the patch browser ===== ===== Selecting patches in the patch browser =====
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     * The new patch's Master Effects layer will never be added     * The new patch's Master Effects layer will never be added
     * INST and AUX layers will be added, up to the point where Unify's [[threadpoolsize|layer limits]]are reached.     * INST and AUX layers will be added, up to the point where Unify's [[threadpoolsize|layer limits]]are reached.
 +    * **CTRL + ALT + Click** adds ONLY the INST1 layer to the current patch.
   * **SHIFT + Click** any patch to load it as a new "Unify layer" (INST layer with Unify as the instrument)   * **SHIFT + Click** any patch to load it as a new "Unify layer" (INST layer with Unify as the instrument)
     * **CTRL + SHIFT + Click** is the same, but automatically suppresses pitch-shift settings in any [[midibox|MIDIBox: MIDI file player]] instances (useful for drum grooves)     * **CTRL + SHIFT + Click** is the same, but automatically suppresses pitch-shift settings in any [[midibox|MIDIBox: MIDI file player]] instances (useful for drum grooves)
 +
 +After clicking any patch to load it:
 +  * The **cursor-down key** on your computer's keyboard selects and loads the //next// patch in the chooser
 +  * The **cursor-up key** selects and loads the //previous// patch
 +  * The **F** key toggles the "heart" icon (favorite status indicator) for the //currently-loaded patch//
 +
 +
 +===== Icon strip =====
 +  * **ALT + Click** the "gear" icon in the [[gui-overview#icons_in_the_icon_strip|icon strip]] to enable the display of rarely-used or experimental settings
 +
 +===== Ops (operations) buttons =====
 +"Ops" (operations) buttons, displayed as a small icon of two concentric circles, are used throughout the Unify GUI; clicking them always pops up a menu of available operations for the part of the GUI in which the ops button appears. Holding down ALT (Option) when clicking most ops buttons provides a shortcut to selecting a specific menu item. (I.e., these are true shortcuts. Every function accessible by using ALT/Option is also available on the ops menu.)
 +
 +==== Plug-in ops buttons ====
 +In Unify's [[layer-stack-view|layer-stack view]], plug-in instances are indicated by colored boxes containing the plug-in name, an ops-button on the right and (effects only) a "bypass" button on the left.
 +  * **ALT + Click** to immediately delete the plug-in (effects only)
 +
 +==== Layer ops buttons ====
 +A //layer ops button// appears at the far right end of each layer, and its operations apply to the whole layer.
 +  * **ALT + Click** to immediately delete the layer
  
 ===== Curve editors ===== ===== Curve editors =====
 In any "piecewise curve editor", where a custom curve can be built from multiple segments (e.g. velocity curve editors): In any "piecewise curve editor", where a custom curve can be built from multiple segments (e.g. velocity curve editors):
   * **ALT + Click** and drag to drag a control point up/down only (left/right position locked)   * **ALT + Click** and drag to drag a control point up/down only (left/right position locked)
 +  * When vertical and/or horizontal grid lines are present, holding down **SHIFT** while dragging control points activates //snap-to-grid//.
  
 ===== Number boxes ===== ===== Number boxes =====
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 ===== Macro parameter knobs ===== ===== Macro parameter knobs =====
 See [[realtime-params|Using Unify's Macro Knobs for real-time control]]. See [[realtime-params|Using Unify's Macro Knobs for real-time control]].
-  * **Right-click** (or CTRL + Click) any knob or its ops button (concentric-circles icon) to open the ops menu for that knob+  * **Right-click** (or CTRL + Click) any knob or its ops button to open the ops menu for that knob
   * **ALT + Click** is a shortcut to the "Linked parameters..." menu item   * **ALT + Click** is a shortcut to the "Linked parameters..." menu item
 +
 +===== Parameter knobs in built-in plug-ins =====
 +In all of Unify's [[bundled-plugins|Built-in plug-ins]], you can hold down CTRL while adjusting a knob to make fine adjustments.
  
 ===== Show MIDI view ===== ===== Show MIDI view =====
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 A //multi-selection list// is any scrolling list in which it is possible to select (highlight) one or more items. The main examples are in the [[plugin-subsets|Plug-in Subsets view]] and the top half of the [[playing-patches|patch browser]]. A //multi-selection list// is any scrolling list in which it is possible to select (highlight) one or more items. The main examples are in the [[plugin-subsets|Plug-in Subsets view]] and the top half of the [[playing-patches|patch browser]].
   * **Click** (no modifiers) to select an item, and simultaneously de-select all others   * **Click** (no modifiers) to select an item, and simultaneously de-select all others
-  * **CTRL + Click** to toggle an item's selection+  * **CTRL + Click** (**CMD + Click** on Mac) to toggle an item's selection
   * **SHIFT + Click** to select a //range// of items (click 1st item, Shift+click last in the range)   * **SHIFT + Click** to select a //range// of items (click 1st item, Shift+click last in the range)
- 
-===== Icon strip ===== 
-  * **ALT + Click** the "gear" icon in the [[gui-overview#icons_in_the_icon_strip|icon strip]] to enable the display of rarely-used or experimental settings 
- 
-===== INIT button ===== 
-  * **ALT + Click** the INIT button to delete all INST layers except the first 
-    * (Useful when working with [[polybox|PolyBox]] 
- 
-===== Ops (operations) buttons ===== 
-"Ops" (operations) buttons, displayed as a small icon of two concentric circles, are used throughout the Unify GUI; clicking them always pops up a menu of available operations for the part of the GUI in which the ops button appears. Holding down ALT (Option) when clicking most ops buttons provides a shortcut to selecting a specific menu item. (I.e., these are true shortcuts. Every function accessible by using ALT/Option is also available on the ops menu.) 
- 
-==== Plug-in ops buttons ==== 
-In Unify's [[layer-stack-view|layer-stack view]], plug-in instances are indicated by colored boxes containing the plug-in name, an ops-button on the right and (effects only) a "bypass" button on the left. 
-  * **ALT + Click** to immediately delete the plug-in (effects only) 
- 
-==== Layer ops buttons ==== 
-A //layer ops button// appears at the far right end of each layer, and its operations apply to the whole layer. 
-  * **ALT + Click** to immediately delete the layer 
- 
  
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