Common Features

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Every plugin has common menu bar and status bar on the top and bottom of plugin GUI.

Common Menu Bar

Plugin Menu

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By clicking plugin menu button, plugin menu appears.

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About This Product

Shows plugin name, version, build date, plugin format and other information.

Open Manual

Opens installed manual (this document).

Visit A.O.M. Website

Opens A.O.M. website using default browser.

Install License

Opens license installation dialog.

Tooltip – Shot/Hide Tooltip

Toggles tooltip visibility. This setting is shared among all A.O.M. plugins.

Tooltip – Language

Chooses tooltip language. This setting is shared among all A.O.M. plugins.

Scaling

Changes plugin scaling factor. This setting is saved per plugin.

Open Diagnostic Log

Opens diagnostic log file. A.O.M. plugins record some events, such as authentication failure or fatal errors, to diagnostic log file. Our support staff may ask you to send the diagnostic log for troubleshooting.

Copy System Stats to Clipboard

Copies several system information to clipboard. It’s helpful to add this information to support request email.

Plugin-specific Settings

Shows Plugin-specific menu if exist. See each plugin’s document for details.

Factory Preset Controls

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Some plugins employs factory presets.

Left Triangle button

Selects previous preset.

Right Triangle button

Selects next preset.

Preset Selector

Selects preset with drop-down list.

Note

Factory presets are read-only. Please use DAW’s user-preset functionality to store and manage your own presets.

Reset Button

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Sets all plugin parameters to each default value. Undoable.

Undo/Redo Buttons

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Undo button (left arrow)

Cancels the last operation and rollback to previous plugin setting.

Redo button (right arrow)

Does previously cancelled operation again.

Snapshot Buttons

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This buttons can be used to compare between two sets of plugin setup.

“Save to A/B/C/D” menus under Snapshot button

Saves current plugin setting to each slot.

A/B/C/D button

Loads saved settings. Undoable.

Note

Saved settings are volatile, in other words, they will be discarded when project is closed or plugin instance is deleted.

Note

A/B comparison feature is superseded by snapshot feature as of version 1.9.5.

Peak Meter

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Peak Meter shows instantaneous sample peak of each channel. When peak exceeds 0dB full-scale, the bar becomes red.

License Status

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Shows current license status.

Key icon

License is valid.

Cross mark over key icon, red background

License has been expired or there is no valid license.

Controls

A.O.M. plugin GUI contains various type of controls. These controls share common behavior over all A.O.M. plugins.

On/Off Button

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An on/Off button represents a control with binary value. When button is active (typically lighter), the parameter related to the control is on, active or enabled.

Table 1 On/Off button operation

Area

Operation

Behavior

Button

Left Click

Toggle value

Button Group

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A button group represents single selection from multiple values. The button related to current value is shown active (typically lighter).

Table 2 Button group operation

Area

Operation

Behavior

Button

Left Click

Select value related to the button

Knob

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A knob represents a continuous value. Some knobs come with value box, users can directly edit the value.

Table 4 Knob operation

Area

Operation

Behavior

Knob

Left Drag

Increase or decrease value

Knob

Left Shift+Drag

Precisely increase or decrease value

Knob

Left Double-Click

Reset value

Knob

Left Ctrl+Click

Reset value

Value Box

Left Click

Begin editing value

Selector Knob

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A selector knob represents single selection from multiple values.

Table 5 Selector knob operation

Area

Operation

Behavior

Knob

Left Drag

Choose previous or next value

Knob

Left Double-Click

Reset value

Knob

Left Ctrl+Click

Reset value