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Actions menu

Locator: Sound List Editor > Actions .

The Actions menu has the following functions.

  • Play, Stop, Pause, Resume and Stop All - Perform the same function as the related buttons on the Play Controls panel.
  • Volume - Volume actions apply to all Sound Items that are currently playing.
    • Volume Bump-Up All - Bumps Up Volume by the percent set in the Player Options. (ex. 10% increase per key press)
    • Volume Bump-Down All - Bumps Down Volume by the percent set in the Player Options. (ex. 10% decrease per key press)
    • Mute All - Toggle - Toggles Mute On/Off. When muted, the sound play position continues to advance.
  • Select Sound Item - These menu items change the selected Sound Item in the list. List Item Selection tool bar (Figure 3) performs these same functions.
    • Next
    • Previous
    • Page Up - Number of items in a page depends on the height of the program window.
    • Page Down
    • First
    • Last
  • Refresh List - Refreshes the list if required after an edit operation. Sometime required after edit made in other editor windows. If a change does not get reflected immediately, try refreshing the list.
  • Refresh Sound Item - Refreshes the selected Sound Item. Sometime required after edit made in other editor windows.
  • Halt All Sounds and Scripts - Immediately terminates all playing Sound Items and running automation Scripts. This is different from "Stop All" because it will ignore any Auto-Fade-Out processing and other behaviors that cause waits.
  • Automator - The Automation Editor (Automator) will popup and allow you to create and run automation Scripts and the Scheduler .
  • Easy Player - The Easy Player will popup and allow you to edit and operate Playlists.
  • Equalizer Tool - - You can leave the Equalizer Tool open while you use other Sound Mill features.

Volume tool bar

  • Volume tool bar - Buttons (Figure 1, from left to right): Volume Bump-Up All, Volume Bump-Down All, Mute All - Toggle.
Figure 1. Volume tool bar
Figure 1. Volume tool bar

Editors tool bar

  • Editors tool bar - Buttons (Figure 2, from left to right): Automator, Easy Player, Equalizer Tool.
Figure 2. Editors tool bar
Figure 2. Editors tool bar

List Item Selection tool bar

Changes the current item selection in the list. This tool bar is useful when scaling up tool bar size for using the program as a touch screen interface.

  • List Item Selection tool bar - Buttons (Figure 3, from left to right): Up One, Down One, Page Up, Page Down, First, Last, Focus List Items.
Figure 3. List Item Selection tool bar
Figure 3. List Item Selection tool bar