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patch-variations [2021/12/09 00:58]
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patch-variations [2022/02/08 20:12]
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 //Patch variations// were introduced in Unify v1.6.0. Any patch can optionally include a reference to a plain-text "variations" file (kept in the library's //Media// folder), which is simply a list of "variation names", one per line. The newly-added [[param-paths#top-level_paths|top-level parameter]] //variation// can be linked to a macro knob, and simply selects which of the variation names is displayed in white to the right of the patch name. //Patch variations// were introduced in Unify v1.6.0. Any patch can optionally include a reference to a plain-text "variations" file (kept in the library's //Media// folder), which is simply a list of "variation names", one per line. The newly-added [[param-paths#top-level_paths|top-level parameter]] //variation// can be linked to a macro knob, and simply selects which of the variation names is displayed in white to the right of the patch name.
  
-You select the variations file for a patch (if any) when saving the patch. As of Unify v1.6.0, the patch-save dialog includes a "Variations" section as shown below:+You select the variations file for a patch (if any) when saving the patch. As of Unify v1.6.0, the patch-save dialog includes a "Variations" section (which was expanded in v1.8) as shown below:
  
 {{::variations-0.png|}} {{::variations-0.png|}}
  
-To select (or change) the referenced variations file, click the larger of the two buttons. A standard file-open dialog will appear, allowing you to select the file you want to use. When you click //Open// to complete the operation, the button text will change to the name of the selected fileYou can click the button again to change the reference to different file. If you decide not to use any variations file at all, click the //Clear Variations// button.+To select (or change) the referenced variations file, click the //Variations// button to select the variations file you created from a pop-up menu: 
 +    * The first item allows you to //Clear// the variations file selection (if you decide you don'want to use one) 
 +    * After this, you will see a list of all //.txt// files in your library's //Media// folderfrom which you can select. 
 +    * If you hold down Option/ALT when clicking the button, there will also be an //Open...// item near the top. This will pop pop up standard file-open dialog, so you can navigate to any location to find the //.txt// file you want//Note this will make your patch non-portable to other machines.// 
  
 ===== Example 1: Song sections ===== ===== Example 1: Song sections =====
patch-variations.txt · Last modified: 2022/02/08 20:12 by shane