Hide Subrows for All Rows ⌃⇧⌘← — Logic Pro keyboard command of the day

  Hide Subrows for All Rows    ⌃⇧⌘←

Hides subrows. Subrows can be shown by clicking the disclosure triangle at the left edge of the display. If you option-click on the disclosure triangle all subrows are shown or hidden, depending on the state of the display.

The click/option-click on disclosure triangles works in almost every place where they occur.

There can be a subrow for each of the parameters available for the step — Note, Velocity, Gate, etc.

Customize the Step Sequencer interface in Logic Pro — Apple Support

You can customize several aspects of Step Sequencer to suit the pattern you are working on and the task you want to accomplish. You can zoom in and out to work in greater detail or view a larger part of the step grid, show or hide step values, color rows and steps, and reorder rows and subrows. You can also save the current pattern configuration as the default template for the channel strip, and revert to the original default template for the channel strip.

Set Pattern Playback Mode to Ping Pong ⌃⌥P — Logic Pro keyboard command of the day

  Set Pattern Playback Mode to Ping Pong    ⌃⌥P

The human interface to a step sequencer can be daunting. The days of patch-cords are gone, as are toggle switches. Programming the sequencers, and performing with them, is an entirely new world.

Launchpad anyone?

Modify Step Sequencer pattern playback in Logic Pro — Apple Support

Ping-Pong: Playback alternates between left to right and right to left.

Logic Pro Step Sequencer overview — Apple Support

Step Sequencer is inspired by classic hardware step sequencers that have rows of configurable switches or knobs used to generate repeating musical patterns. In Step Sequencer, you create patterns by editing multifunctional steps in the step grid. Each row controls either a sound (which can be a drum kit piece, a note on an instrument, or a range of notes) or an automation parameter (letting you create automation changes over time in the pattern). Each step represents a definable length of musical time–by default, steps are of equal length, but you can change the length for individual rows or steps. You can adjust a wide range of parameters for individual steps, including velocity, pitch, gate time, and more; and edit pattern and row settings including pattern length, row loop start and end points, playback position, and rotation.

Select Members of Group 14 — Logic Pro keyboard command of the day

  Select Members of Group 14

Select all the channels that belong to Group 14. I often rail against the use of something 1-32 due to the lack of labels, or ways to distinguish Group 1 and Screenset 1, Bus 1.

Color coding groups might help, with only slight confusion if grouping channels of different colors…

I need to think about this in the workflow…

Groups inspector in Logic Pro — Apple Support

You use the Groups inspector to define the behavior of each Mixer group. The Groups inspector appears in the Track inspector when one or more groups have been created, and it can be opened as a floating window as well. It contains the following settings:

Pre-fader Metering is Post-insert

I have been reminded of how the channel strip meters work in Logic Pro. NB “pre-fader” is “post-insert”.

Pre-fader metering is post-insert!