asked Oct 28 '15 at 14:20 by directgumby (61)


I am having trouble activating touch controls on the radial menu. When, for example, I'm on an empty clip slot I press and the menu arrives. I then slide to the right to go towards the folder icon and the radial menu shrinks and shows the plus. When I let up I adds an empty clip but does not bring up the browser.

I noticed in the same situation from above, that if I am using my right hand (one handed use as I'm holding the tablet in my left) that I can tap with my middle finger and it will open the browser. But activating any other part of the menu is very difficult to accomplish.

When I'm in the folder view I press and the menu comes up but I am not able to activate the item to the left nor the up/down arrows (not sure what those do yet).

I find that the location of the bottom part of the radial menu is often very hard to read as my finger covers it most of the time. It is possible I won't care as much once I've learned how to better use touch but I find myself constantly trying to look under my finger. I then find myself just sliding my finger in that direction hoping it will then make the selection an option appearing above my finger (or to the side) so it is easy to understand what my selection is that will be activated when I lift my finger.

My last observation for now is that when the folder is open, I can press on a file, have a radial menu show up, and then put another finger down in the clip launcher and end up with two radial menus open.

Notes on my config: 1) Surface book unlocked in tablet mode 2) display settings I have set display size and text to %225 3) bitwig 1.3

Overall, I am struggling a bit with the use of the radial menu but I am really super excited about where this can go! Please keep up the great work and progress.


Hi Brett

this may help if you havn't yet seen it.

Tell me have you got the Tablet Display showing on your Surface, if so how did you get it, because on my Surface it comes up as the standard Desktop display.



answered Nov 13 '15 at 12:48 by shutthatdaw (1)

i hope they put an option to not have the radial menu pop up. gets in way of touch workflow. when trying to change parameters it needlessly duplicates things (up swipe is duplicate) needs to be a way to turn this off


answered Dec 02 '15 at 22:35 by peebs (11)

Hi shutthatdaw. You need to go in the menus:

Options>Preferences>Displays>Display Profile>Tablet


answered Dec 18 '15 at 13:45 by slackerluddite (96)

edited Dec 18 '15 at 13:46

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