Trigger different actions when receiving a MIDI signal.
In the settings you can add different actions that is triggered when receiving a MIDI in signal. You can also click on exising actions to trigger them. Here you will also see any slide MIDI actions.
When creating or editing an action you have to choose a MIDI controller input. Also FreeShow has some default values for all of the actions, but you can set your own values by disabling the "Use default values" switch.
Here is a short summary of all the different actions:
Show actions (Channel 1)
This is the same as pressing the arrow right key on the keyboard. This will go to the next slide if a show is outputted, or play the first slide if a show is selected.
This is the same as pressing the arrow left key on the keyboard. This will go to the previous slide if a show is outputted, or play the last slide if a show is selected.
This is the same as pressing the arrow down key on the keyboard. This will go to the next element in the selected project.
This is the same as pressing the arrow up key on the keyboard. This will go to the previous element in the selected project.
Go to group
This will trigger a group in the selected show or if the group is selected it will play the next same group in the show.
Clear actions (Channel 3)
These actions will clear the selected layers:
- Clear all
- Clear background
- Clear slide
- Clear overlays
- Clear audio
- Clear next slide timer
Style actions (Channel 4)
Change output style
Change the style of the output. Click here to read about styles.
Select by index actions (Channel 5)
The following actions will select an element using the velocity value as the index. This will trigger the first if no velocity is set.
- "Project item" in active project
- "Slide" in outputted or active show