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Old 11-28-2012, 02:33 PM
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Lightbulb Repetitive notes don't sound - FIX

Hi friends,

This post was inspired by this post about a bad template.

Sometimes you may have a file you've found or that you've created that has consecutive notes of the same pitch that don't sound properly. This may be caused by the situation that note-off and note-on events occur too closely together.

If you have files that have this problem and you want to "rescue" them, you can try the following:
1. Open the song file in Notation Composer - you'll need to do this for each song, as you can have different adjustments for each song, but the steps are shorter for subsequent files

2. Click the Piano Roll tab.

3. Use Region/Select a region, and then click OK (this will select the entire song by default).

4. Now use Region/convert region to selection of notes. This will then select all the notes in the song for editing.

5. On the Piano Roll palette tool bar (third "level"), click on the far-left button "Edit note duration adjustment table" (or type "eda" shortcut). You will see a pop-up dialog table similar to this one:

6. Comparing the screen shot above to your Note Duration Adjustment table, enter the proper adjustments in the table for your file.

7. Click "Save as default" and then "Save and apply". This will (a) save the new values as the default and (b) adjust the notes in the open file to proper playability.

8. For further files, after opening the file and following steps 2, 3 & 4 to get in Piano Roll and select all the notes, click the Edit note duration adjustment button (or type "eda").

9. Click "Restore default", then "Save and apply". This will (a) bring up the default table and (b) fix the notes in this second file (or other files that you open.)

10. Lather, rinse, repeat

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