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Hey all

I've just been making some loops and beats in FL studio 5, and I noticed that when I was flicking between them while in 'loop' play mode rather than 'song' play mode, that it sounded really cool.

 

I am wondering, how do I use just a part of a loop in the playlist, rather than the entire thing? So that I could have them switching between each other without doing it manually.

 

I was thinking it would either involve clipping the actual loop to the sections I wanted, or else adding some kind of volume control automation to each pattern. Can anyone tell me how to do one of those things, or maybe something else that would work?

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Ah yes, I will give that a shot, though it will be tedious!!

 

Still, I would love to know if anyone can tell me how to make automation for a whole pattern (volume, pan etc) rather than just for each seperate channel.

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U can use one pattern for 'Main Automation'. There is always already one called 'Main Automation' u can use this one and automate the volume during the track for one channel or whatever.

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The main automation way is the way to do it, but for the life of me i cant remember how its done. go into your FL Studio help files and look up "Main Automation" it should explain it there.

 

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