Tutorial Creating Compositions (Sets and Patches)

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In this tutorial a composition with multiple layers is saved as a patch in the set.

1. First load the media for the composition into the Preload.

2. Activate the first layer in the Layermanager Preview. (A)

3. Switch the layer mode from 'Picture in Picture' to 'Add'. (B)

4. Set 'Scale' to the desired size and position the layer. (C)

5. Associate a channel of the Spectrum Analyzer with 'TranslationY'. (D)

Shift + left-click → Spectrum Analyzer (one channel) → drag&drop → TranslationY

6. Choose the 'Base' and 'Range' settings in the Expression Editor. (E)

Double-click on 'TranslationY' to open the 'Expression Route'.
Double-click on the 'Expression Route' to open the 'Expression Editor'.

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7. Select the second layer and switch the layer mode from 'Picture in Picture' to 'Difference b/w'. (F)

8. Select the third layer and switch the layer mode from 'Picture in Picture' to 'Add'. Before positioning, set the desired size using Scale. (G)

9. Associate a channel of the Spectrum Analyzer with 'Scale': (H)

Shift + left-click → Spectrum Analyzer (one channel) → drag&drop → Scale

10. Choose the 'Base' and 'Range' settings in the 'Expression Editor'. (I)

Double-click on 'Scale' to open the 'Expression Route'.
Double-click on the 'Expression Route' to open the 'Expression Editor'.

11. Select 'Create Patch' to save the composition. You can find the saved patch in the Set Tab. (J)

Tip: 'Create Patch' can also save a number of tracks in one go. To do this, select the desired quantity. The loading process will then begin from the active track when the patch is activated.

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