Ask Patch Foundry: Finding Patches In MainStage

I received this email today from a reader: 


Is there a way I can search for specific patches in Mainstage by typing in a name.  I know you can do it but just not sure where to go.  Thanks,




Hi Carmine,


Yes, there is a way to quickly search through patches in MainStage! Here’s how to do it:


1.Open MainStage. Select a concert (any concert). 

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2. Under Patch Settings at the bottom of the page, click on the gear icon. Select “Find In Library”. You can also use the keyboard shortcut Command-F. 

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3. Type in what you’re looking for, and you’re good to go! To go to the next result for your search term, use the keyboard shortcut command-G. 

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