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Playback - Playback Blind Mode On/Off

by: Sebastian Beutel
published: Dec. 2017
description: toggle a specific playback's blind mode on or off
remarks: See comment by Kd Ecam. The intention is to enable/disable a specific cue which is triggered externally (DMX In).



<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<avolites.macros xmlns:xsi="" xsi:noNamespaceSchemaLocation="Avolites.Menus.xsd">
  <macro id="Avolites.Macros.PB100blind" name="toggle pb 100 blind">
      <step pause="0.01">Playbacks.ToggleBlindPlayback(userNumber:100)</step>
  <macro id="Avolites.Macros.PBpg2_10blind" name="toggle pb pg 2 no 10 blind">
      <step pause="0.01">Playbacks.ToggleBlindPlayback("Location=Playbacks,2,10")</step>


This explains the functional steps within the sequence. For all the other XML details please refer to Formats and syntax

The 1st macro toggles the blind mode state of the playback with the usernumber 100.

The 2nd macro toggles the blind mode state of the playback no. 10 on playbacks page 2 (the real faders).

You may adjust the numbers to your programming habits.

How to use it

  • depending from your programming habits, you may want to change the identifiers (usernumber or location)
  • use either macro to toggle a specific playback blind/live - this is equal to
    Playback Options Select Playback Playback Blind Active/Inactive
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macros/example/playbackblindmodeonoff.txt · Last modified: 2019/04/27 17:10 by sideshowbond