Effect Control Panel Context Menu

The context menu and the Functions menu on the effect control panel display functions and settings that are specific to the effect.

Do one of the following:

  • Right-click into an empty area of the effect control panel.

  • Open the Functions pop-up menu on the effect control panel.

The following functions are available:

Copy <VST effect name> Setting/Paste <VST effect name> Setting

Allows you to copy the effect settings and to paste them to another effect.

Load Preset/Save Preset

Allows you to load/to save a preset.

Default Preset

Allows you to define and save a default preset.

Switch to A Setting/Switch to B Setting

Switches to setting B when setting A is active, and to setting A when setting B is active.

Apply Current Settings to A/Apply Current Settings to B

Copies the effect parameters of effect setting A to effect setting B, and vice versa.

Activate Outputs

Allows you to activate one or more outputs for the effect.

Activate/Deactivate Side-Chaining

Activates/Deactivates side-chaining for the effect.


This option is only available for VST 3 effects that support side-chaining.

Remote Control Editor

Opens the Remote Control Editor.

Switch to Generic Editor

Opens the generic editor for the effect.

Allow Window to be Resized

Allows for dynamic resizing of third-party plug-in windows in Cubase. This is useful if you activated Enable HiDPI (Windows only) in the Preferences dialog (General page) and your plug-in does not support dpi settings.


Allow Window to be Resized is a plug-in-specific setting. Activate/deactivate it for every plug-in that requires it.