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	Instrument Editor: Function Panel


	This part of the documentation explains the purpose and use of the
Function Panel. The Instrument Editor Function Panel offers a multitude of
methods to modify the currently selected Instrument.


	The Function Panel in the Instrument Editor section can be raised with
either the menu key on the keyboard, the middle mouse button (if present) or the
toggle Panel button on the Side Bar, the Panel itself consists of a grid of
icons which can be pressed and are normally subdivided into groups by the type
of their action and what they change. Some operations of the individual icons
can also process a selection of items.

	The following information is presented as a key image and a list of row
to column identifiers each with a function description;


		A0		Remove an Instrument
		A1		Create a MIDI Instrument
		A2		Create a Waveform Instrument
		A3		Create a Waveform Sample Instrument
		A4		Create a MIDI Effect
		A5		Create a Waveform Effect

		B1		Toggle record to the current Instrument
		B2		Preview the current Instrument
		B3		Preview the current Instrument chain
		B4		Restart the current Instrument chain
		B5		Stop the current Instrument
		B6		Panic the current Instrument

		C1		Rotate the current selection anti-clockwise
		C2		Rotate the current selection clockwise
		C3		Flip the current selection
		C4		Attack the current selection
		C5		Decay the current selection
		C6		Silence the current selection

		D1		Change the current view scale
		D2		Toggle the Waveform edit mono
		D3		Toggle the Waveform draw
		D4		Cut the current selection
		D5		Copy the current selection
		D6		Paste to the current Instrument

		A6-B6  (upper)	Change mix paste source level
		B6-C6  (lower)	Change mix paste destination level
		D7		Mix paste to the current Instrument

		A7-A12 (upper)	Change the current Cursor position
		A7-A10 (lower)	Change the current Sample value
		A11    (lower)	Select the Waveform channel A
		A12    (lower)	Select the Waveform channel B
		B7-B12 (upper)	Change the current selection start
		B7-B12 (lower)	Change the current selection end
		C7-C12 (upper)	Change the current start
		C7-C12 (lower)	Change the current end
		D7-D12 (upper)	Change the current loop start
		D7-D12 (lower)	Change the current loop end

		A13		Set start and end to the current selection
		A14		Set loop start and end to the current selection
		A15		Select the current loop
		B13		Move the current selection left
		B14		Move the current selection right
		B15		Extend the current selection to silent points
		C13		Set the start to the current Cursor position
		C14		Set the end to the current Cursor position
		C15		Trim to the current start and end
		D13		Set the loop start to the Cursor position
		D14		Set the loop end to the Cursor position
		D15		Deselect/select all


	Instrument Editor: Overview
	General: Glossary

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