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Enables the region to play if the key equal to sw_down value is depressed. Key has to be in the range specified by sw_lokey and sw_hikey.

sw_down can be entered in either MIDI note numbers (0 to 127) or in MIDI note names (C-1 to G9)


The difference between this and sw_last is that sw_last is a “sticky” keyswitch - after releasing the keyswitch note, it continues to affect notes until another keyswitch is pressed. sw_down, on the other hand, is “non-sticky” and only affects notes played while the switch is held down. This makes sw_down a good choice for keyswitching articulations which are often used for only one note before going back to a “normal” articulation. For example, hammer-ons on a guitar could be a good use case for sw_down.

Type Default Range
integer 0 0 to 127
    C-1 to G9