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States Tab: Actor-Mixer Objects

[Note] Note

The Effect Plug-in Editor has an identical States tab to the one for Actor-Mixer objects.

In the States tab you can assign States to an object to further define the characteristics of the object when a particular State is enabled. When an object registers to multiple States, a single property can be affected by multiple value changes. In this scenario, each change of value is added up together. For example, when two States in two different State Groups have a volume change of -6 dB, and both become active simultaneously, the resulting volume will be -12 dB.

General

Interface Element

Description

Inclusion

Determines whether the element is included or excluded. When selected, the element is included. When unselected, the element is not included. By default, this applies across all platforms. Use the Link indicator (to the left of the check box) to determine or to set platform-specific customizations.

When this option is unselected, the property and behavior options in the Property Editor become unavailable.

Default value: false

Name

The name of the object.

Notes

Any additional information about the object properties.

Controls the Mute and Solo states for the object and shows the implicit mute and solo states for the object.

Muting an object silences this object for the current monitoring session. Soloing an object silences all the other objects in the project except this one.

A bold M or S indicates that the Mute or Solo state has been explicitly set for the object. A non-bold M or S with faded color indicates that the object's Mute or Solo state was implicitly set from another object's state.

Muting an object implicitly mutes the descendant objects.

Soloing an object implicitly mutes the sibling objects and implicitly solos the descendant and ancestor objects.

[Tip] Tip

Hold the Ctrl key while clicking a solo button to exclusively solo the object for which the solo button is associated.

[Note] Note

Mute and Solo are designed to be used for monitoring purposes only and are not persisted in the project or stored in the SoundBanks.

Sets the display of the Property Editor's selected tabs. By default, there is one panel displaying only one selected tab. You can, however, click a splitter button to split the panel into two, either side by side or one on top of the other, for two different tabs. The currently selected option is highlighted with a background color.

[Note] Note

You cannot display the same tab in both panels. If you select the tab that is currently displayed in the other panel, then the other panel will automatically display another tab.

[Tip] Shortcuts for selecting tabs

Press Ctrl and the number corresponding to the number of the Property Editor tab you want. For example, Ctrl+4 would select the RTPC tab if that were the fourth visible tab.

States

Interface Element

Description

Opens the State Group selector menu where you can select an existing State Group or create a new one.

Remove the selected State Groups from the list of subscribed State Groups.

Opens the State Properties Dialog, where you can specify which of the State properties apply to the object.

Opens the Copy State Values dialog box.

Columns

Opens a search field where standard alphanumeric entries filter out unmatching elements from the view. Learn more in Using Tables.

Click the Close icon to the left of the search icon to close the search field and remove the filter.

[Note] Note

The searches do not include elements in collapsed nodes of the List View, Query Editor, MIDI Keymap Editor, and Reference View.

Click the Configure Columns... shortcut (right-click) option from the column header band.

In the case of the States tab, the State Properties Dialog opens, not the Configure Columns Dialog. Specify the State properties to include for this object.

State

The States and State Groups assigned to the current object.

The State properties displayed in the table include all the object-specific additive type properties selected in the State Properties Dialog. The following rows give only the default State properties for Actor-Mixer Hierarchy objects. For information on object-specific properties, refer to the corresponding Property Editor or Property Editor tab page, such as the MIDI Tab: Actor-Mixer Objects for Transposition and Velocity Offset.

Voice Volume

This defines how the level or amplitude of the audio output will be applied to the current object for a particular State.

Default value: 0
Range: -400 to +400
Units: dB

[Note] Note

The default slider range is from -96 to +12. You can go over those limits by entering the value directly or by rolling the mouse while the focus is on the edit control.

Voice Pitch

The playback speed of an audio object, where:

  • Pitch 0 = Normal speed.
  • Pitch 1,200 = 2 x speed.
  • Pitch 2,400 = 4 x speed.
  • Pitch -1,200 = 0.5 speed
  • Pitch -2,400 = 0.25 speed
[Tip] Tip

1,200 cents is equivalent to one octave.

Default value: 0
Range: -2400 to 2400
Units: Cents

Voice Low-pass Filter

A recursive filter that attenuates high frequencies based on the value specified.

The units for this filter represent the percentage of low-pass filtering that has been applied, where 0 means no low-pass filtering (signal unaffected) and 100 means maximal attenuation.

(For more detail, see Wwise LPF Value Cutoff Frequencies .)

Default value: 0
Range: 0 to 100
Units: %

High-pass filter

A recursive filter that attenuates low frequencies based on the value specified.

The units for this filter represent the percentage of high-pass filtering that has been applied, where 0 means no high-pass filtering (signal unaffected) and 100 means maximal attenuation.

The high-pass filter has a link indicator and an RTPC indicator, see Working with the Property Editor for more information.

Default value: 0
Range: 0 to 100
Units: %

Make-up Gain

Volume gain in decibels (dB) applied to the voice, after all other volume adjustments. The make-up gain is additive across the Actor-Mixer Hierarchy.

Refer to Understanding the voice pipeline to learn about how voices are being processed, how they are being routed and where the different volumes and Effects are being applied.

For more information about the Make-up Gain, refer to Using Loudness Normalization or Make-up gain to Adjust Volume .

[Note] Note

The default slider range is from -96 to +12. You can go over those limits by entering the value directly, or by rolling the mouse while the focus is on the edit control.

Default value: 0
Range: -200 to 200
Units: dB