Adjusting Plug-in Parameters

This section briefly describes common parameter elements you will find in Logic Pro plug-in windows. Full details on the parameters of each individual plug-in can be found in the Logic Pro Instruments and Logic Pro Effects manuals.

To switch plug-in window buttons
  • Click the button.

    Figure. Plug-in window showing button.

It switches to the next or previous option, or will be turned on or off.

To adjust a parameter slider
Do one of the following:
  • Drag the slider vertically or horizontally.

    Figure. Plug-in window showing slider.
  • Command-click anywhere in the slider’s value range to set it to the clicked value.

To adjust rotary knobs
Do one of the following:
  • Drag the rotary knob vertically.

    Figure. Plug-in window showing rotary knob.
  • Command-click anywhere in the value circle surrounding the knob to set it to the clicked value.

To adjust numerical fields
Do one of the following:
  • Drag the field’s numerical value vertically.

  • Click (or double-click) in the numerical field, then type a new value using your computer keyboard.

  • If there are up and down arrows alongside such panels, click them to increment or decrement the value by one step.

  • If the numerical panel opens a pop-up menu of values, choose one.

To reset any parameter to its default (or centered) value
  • Option-click the parameter.

To make finer parameter adjustments
  • Hold down the Shift key before dragging a control.

You can also use the mouse wheel to adjust Logic Pro plug-in parameters.

To adjust plug-in parameters with the mouse wheel
  1. Select a Logic Pro plug-in parameter by clicking it.

  2. Move the mouse wheel.

Tip: You can also use the trackpad of any portable computer instead of the mouse wheel.