MIDI Mapping: Understand Control Surface Scripts


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Understanding control surface scripts

In this video we'll see how to use Control Surfaces Script. Control Surfaces Script are lines of code that will automatically map your controller to Ableton Live. Let's check it out. In Live, I'm going to go Live Preferences menu using Command+Comma, or Ctrl+Comma. Under the MIDI Sync tab, we're going to see the upper section of the screen which will be the Control Surface's Script. Let's search our controller from the dropdown menu. I'm using the Novation Launchpad and the Novation 25 SL MkII.

So first, let's choose the Launchpad. Let's set it up in the Input and Output, we're going to choose the Launchpad. We can already see on the Launchpad, that lights went up, and we can see a red square that indicates where we are in the bottom matrix. Let's also set up the keyboard. I'm going to scroll down and choose Remote SL, set it up in the Input and Output. If you remember from last video, we also set up the Track and the Remote. Very nice.

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Understanding control surface scripts
Video duration: 2m 19s 2h 20m Intermediate

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Understanding control surface scripts provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Yeuda Ben-Atar as part of the Ableton Live 9 for Live Performance

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Audio + Music
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Ableton Live
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