asked Apr 08 '17 at 21:43 by pablopen (10)

Hey there, I've been toying around with the Bitwig demo, and so far found it great and ready to meet my demands. I'm a live musician, using Ableton at the moment. I set my instruments in a rack and then use scenes to activate and deactivate them, creating presets that are changed everytime I launch a new scene. The thing is, my hands are usually busy, so in Ableton I launch the next scene by means of a foot pedal (a midi controller). Since Ableton has this "launch next scene" button, I can map my pedal to that button. Does Bitwig have a similar button somewhere? I cannot find a "launch next scene" functionality anywhere.

PS: I know I could automate the clips to "play next", but I DON'T want to automatically launch the next scene after a set amount of time, since I play with other musicians and we do not use a click. That means the tempo might vary, and an automation would potentially trigger the scene changes at the wrong times. I need to do it manually!

Yes, there's a Launch next scene command. It can be mapped to a keyboard shortcut, or indeed a MIDI control input.
Open Dashboard, go to Settings > Shortcuts, then click the "Type to filter actions" search field and type "Launch".

link

answered Apr 10 '17 at 14:38 by fredrik (90)

Awesome, thanks!

  — (Apr 10 '17 at 19:45) pablopen

Follow this question

By Email:

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or __italic__
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text](http://url.com/ "title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported

Tags:

×77
×14
×9
×2

Asked: Apr 08 '17 at 21:43

Seen: 1,154 times

Last updated: Apr 10 '17 at 19:45