Patch Editor Panel

The patch-editor is the place where you create and edit patches.

You can add and combine modules and connect them together with virtual wires.

The structure of a patch can contain non-visible processing, math, or functions as well as interface-design modules.

history next

Next patch in the history list.

history previous

Previous patch in the history list.


Indicates the CPU resources used by the patch.



Clears the content of the selected object to make it empty.


Opens a file of the selected object saved previously.


Saves the selected object as a file.

save as

Saves the selected object as a file with a new name.


Reload the selected object from the previously saved file.


Export the selected object (patch, rack or workspace). It saves it normally, but also creates folders where all used audio samples, video and images are exported.

This can be used to share with other users and be sure that no media is missing.


Undo the last operation.


Redo the last operation.


Copies the selected object in the clipboard.


Deletes the selected object and copies it in the clipboard.


Selects all the elements inside the current object.


Pastes the clipboard in the selected object.

recreate module

Only if a module is selected in the patch editor.

Recreate the selected module with its default value. It will open again the Query dialog to choose the settings but you will not have to re-link the existing wires.



Name or caption of the object as it appears in its visible interface.


Manual page about of this object.

show manual

Opens the default web browser the selected object and displays an html page.

saved in preset

Determines if parameters of this object are saved in the preset-panel.

fade preset

Parameters of the this object can cross faded when you recall a preset in the grid.

Optional setting, does not appear on all objects.

show when active on grid

Determines if the the rack or the patch is automaticaly maximized when it's active on the grid and minimized when inactive.

can be randomized

When ON, this object will be randomized when using the randomize command of its patch.

undo enabled

When OFF you cannot use the undo/redo function. This can speed up patching interface on very heavy patches and avoid the saving after each operation.

It's not recommended to disable it.


Hint text displayed on mouse over.

See also

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