Buttons – and how to set latching / non-latching behaviour

In Helm 4.1.1 we have improved the way you set the behaviour of buttons. In previous versions you had to “know” that a Group Index of 0 means momentary, -1 means latching and any other positive index assigns the button to an interlock group. Now we have...

Custom date and time formats in Helm Timer control

Here is a not-so-well-known feature of Helm timer controls. You can set the time display to a very wide range of different formats. We give you some examples plus the full guide to what’s available so you can create new and innovative time displays. Here’s...

How to display the status of router outputs

If you want to display what sources are routed to a particular set of router outputs the way to do this is using a new property of our Output Selector control. Source Labels on Output Selectors From Helm 4.3.0.5 onwards, Output Selectors have a new property called...

Using Themes in Helm 4.3.0

When you have a particular style you use in your panels it’s very useful not to have to make the same property settings again and again. So Helm let’s you define for example various button styles in the Parts Bin, so you can simply drag-drop these onto the...

How to dynamically assign router sources to routerbus buttons.

Sometimes you don’t have space on your panel for a huge router bus, but you need occasional access to a large number of router sources. Here’s a live example of how you can make a button on your router bus dynamically assignable while the panel is running....