Syntax

Command Description Return Value
Disable Disables the selected object(s) The number of objects disabled

Abbreviation

DIS

Description

The Disable command disables the currently selected object(s). The Disable command can be used with many types of objects, including Buttons, Channels, Contacts, Groups, Playbacks, Stations, and Universes. Disable has the opposite effect as Enable.

The following table shows the various effect of enabling or disabling an object:

Object When Enabled When Disabled
Buttons Responds to presses normally Does not trigger any actions
Channels Channel(s) contribute to playback Channel(s) do not contribute to playback
Contacts Responds to closures normally Does not trigger any actions
Groups Channel(s) contribute to playback Channel(s) do not contribute to playback
Playbacks Playback(s) contribute to output Playback(s) do not contribute to output
Stations Station(s) operate normally Station(s) do not trigger any actions
Universes Normal broadcast from universe No broadcast from universe

Examples

Button 1 Disable
Disables button 1.

Channel 1>10 Disable
Disables channels 1 thru 10.

Playback 3 Disable
Disables playback 3.

Station 7 Disable
Disables station 7.

Universe 1+7 Disable
Disables universes 1 and 7.

See Also

Button, Channel, Contact, Group, Playback, Station, Universe