Expert Configuration

Various settings and commands for expert users.


settings panel width

Width of the items in the settings-panel.

extended accents char set

Extends the characters set to resolve some compatibilty of file names with special characters.

Mac OSX only

bezier curves in patches

Choose between smooth bezier or straight curves in the patching window.

Bezier curves enabled

Bezier curves disabled

enable remote hilite

Draws a blue square when a control is modified by a remote, network, or record.

When OFF, can reduce graphic engine load on shared patches or hi remote context.

enable mouse over effect

Enables the color animation when a control is hoovered.

settings single column

Forces the settings panel to use only 1 column.

disable locate audio files

Disables the locator-panel when media files are missing in the workspaces, racks and patches. Missing files will be ignored.

disable check for new addons

Disables the verification of new add-ons at the start-up.

disable upgrade message

Disables the message "this patch/workspace has been created with a newer version of Usine, please upgrade".

Usine will not verify that the workspace/patch you want to load is compatible with the current version.

Be aware that, generally, newer workspaces/patches are not compatible with an old version of Usine and can't be loaded properly.

disable hidden strings

Disable the hidden-string engine.

do not draw selection square

Do not display the white square around selected objects.

export separated rack/patch

If this option is activated, when you export a workspace, Usine will create folder with all patches and racks exported as individual files.

disable mouse-wheel zoom

Turns OFF the zooming with the mouse wheel.

god mode

Adds various options and tweaking commands like save screen shot, gives an access to additional settings and displays internal error messages.

convert scripts to fastscripts

When this option is active old fashion script are automatically converted into new fastscripts.

Can be turned off to solve compatibility errors, but it's not recommended.

verify UID of patches

Verify UID (Unique ID) of all object of patches. All object must have an Unique UID in order to be recalled by presets and shared over the lan correctly.

max nb opened files

Maximum number of opened files in Usine. On OSX a process can open only 256 files at the same time. To ensure Usine's stability, you must keep the limit under the maximul allowed.

clears cache

Clear the /Usine/Config/cache/ folder. The Cache folder is used for a fast access to patches, workspaces thumbnails on the start page and the browser.

clear messages queues

Empty the current thread messages queue. Useful in case of overload.

test memory capacity

Try to allocate as much as possible memory to verify the real available memory.

There is a Possibility that it crashes Usine...


Launch a speed calculation test of your computer, compared to a 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7.

debug commands

Various commands for debug purposes and internal use.

See also

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