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In Script Manager, click the Import Button in the top right corner. This opens the Import Page over the MIDI Controller Area....
Click the Mode's 'Add Mapping' Button (+) and select the 'Highlight Navigation’ Mapping. For ‘Navigate’ you can choose to Control Track or Scene Highlight Navigation, select Track. For the next Select List, select ‘Scroll’....
It’s a fact that generated Scripts may at times contain errors which prevent them from working. Control Surface Studio is extremely customisable while at the same time preventing you from creating broken scripts. However from time to time this can happen, so it's important that you understand why your script has stopped working and the steps you can take to fix it. Signs of a broken Script 1 The Script does not show as an option in Live's Control Surface Menu...
From Version 2.5 onwards, the Copy and Paste functionality which was previously accessed by right clicking on a Mapping has now been replaced with a single ‘Duplicate’ Button. The Button is found on the right side of every Script, Mapping, Controller and Controller Input. Clicking the Duplicate Button is instantly create a copy of the Item below with the word ‘copy’ added to the end....
In your Volume Mapping, change ‘Control’ from Default to Custom. This displays a number of extra options below which are used to override the default Control Type for the assigned 'Controller Input’. ‘Invert’ reverses the direction that the Volume in Live moves, when you turn the knob. ‘Takeover Mode’ works very similar to Live’s own Takeover mode, the biggest difference being that you can set it on a per Mapping basis rather than only the entire Session....
When you update a Script, in order for the changes to become available, Live needs to reload. There are 2 ways you can do this. Reboot This involves closing Live completely and launching it again. It’s quite slow, especially if you’re continuously checking tweaks to your script. This way is only really necessary when certain Errors have been introduced in your script and even then, for most errors you don’t need to completely reboot Live....
About Tracks (Track Selectors) Track Mapping Types are not Mappings in the same way that the Undo mapping is for example. They are settings where you select the Track which all child mappings will use. Mapping Types such as Volume, Panning & Devices are all child Mappings of Tracks, which means they use the settings you configure in your Track Mapping. Adding a Selected Track Mapping Click the Mode's 'Add' button and select the ‘Track’ Mapping....
In version 2.5 of Control Surface Studio we added Custom LED Feedback options for Controllers, Scripts and the vast majority of Mapping Types. Controller Level: Default LED Feedback Settings LED Feedback works in a hierarchical way. 

Each Controller has its own Default LED On and LED Off settings. If all other settings are set to ‘Default’ (at the Script and Mapping Levels which we will explain next) then these settings will be used....
To install your Script into Ableton Live, click the Orange Install button located to the right of your script name. The message “New Script Installed Successfully” will be displayed in a green box on the right hand side....
The Script Manager is the area where you create and manage all of your custom Ableton MIDI Remote Scripts (we will refer to them as ‘Scripts’ for short). Although the Script Manager displays by default, to display it click on the Script Manager Icon in the left column and the Script Manager will appear in the black column (Manager Area) to the right....

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