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Examples of some of the things you can do

To try your skills at basic wiki editing use the Sandbox.

This page includes demos of some things you can do in this wiki such as embedding images, maths, source code, highlighting, tables, and java script.

You can try out any of these in the Sandbox as well.

Or edit this page at the end of each section, below the horizontal line (shown as ---- in the wiki markup text).

Text styles

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Bold text

Italic text

Link title

You can also use simple html e.g. for coloured texts, tables etc

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- though those may be easier to do using the wikitables - see #tables

To link to an external web page:

Link to tool tip help for a window

example: Show All Parts (Ctrl + 9)

Test of list:

  • see

Show All Parts (Ctrl + 9) and

  • see

Pitch of 1/1 of Scale (Ctrl + 10) and

Embedded image for window with tool tip help

Skip coincident notes (check box) - Skips coincident notes in the parts with most notes - may be useful when each part plays a different instrument...Part - Select the part you want to highlightPart number - enter number of the part to change (editable) - This is the part that gets changed when you vary the instrument, volume etc Same as highlighted part in Show All Parts (Ctrl + 9).Beats - For ordinary time signature rhythms this is just the number of distinct notes this part plays in each bar For polymeters, with bars of different lengths, or rhythms with fractional beats per bar or additive rhythms, this number may differ from what you think of as the number of beats per bar for the part. You can see each parts number of beats in the conducting bar in Measure Sizes for Display Of Measures Reached, and for PLAY then SILENT (Ctrl + 291)Beats for Part 1 (editable) - (no tooltip help yet)Show beats for parts (check box) - Use this to find out the part which plays each number of beats per barInstruments for parts - You can use Non Melodic Percussion (Ctrl + 21) or Wave Shape Player Menu (Ctrl + 196) to select an instrument into the highlighted part(s), or else type the instrument's name into the text area below this list If you need several instruments played simultaneously in the part, use Multi Instruments Menu (Ctrl + 37)...Currently selected Instrument for Part 1 - you can type any instrument name here - recognises fragmentary names (editable) - Type the name of the instrument for highlighted part(s) here. Or you can bring up Non Melodic Percussion (Ctrl + 21) to select the instrument from a menu...Currently selected Instrument for Part 1 - you can type any instrument name here - recognises fragmentary names (spin) - Change to next or previous instrument in the menus for highlighted part(s)Non Melodic Percussion (Ctrl + 21) - You can use this to set Non melodic percussion instrument for any part or any beat...Instruments (Ctrl + 8) - Melodic Instruments (Keyboard users - use Alt a second time to get to menu)...Silence Part 1 (button) - Silence the selected part(s) - or set them to play sound...Bank (check box) - Use this to select a bank for the instrument, e.g. for a GS or XG synth...Bank - (no tooltip help yet)Bank for Part 1 (editable) - Bank to use for highlighted partBank for Part 1 (spin) - Increase or decrease bank number for highlighted part(s)MSB type (check box) - Select this if your synth uses Most Significant Byte method...Volume - The volume set individually for each partVolume for Part 1 (editable) - Volume for highlighted partVolume for Part 1 (spin) - (no tooltip help yet)Show volumes as (drop list) - How to show volumes - choose which range is most useful...Pitch of 1/1 of Scale (Ctrl + 10) - Transpose all the notes up or down in pitch...Pitch Shifts - Use this to shift the notes of the part up or down by octavesArp. degree shift Shift for Part 1 (editable) - Shift the pitch for the highlighted part(s) by octaves, or intervals etcArp. degree shift Shift for Part 1 (drop list) - Choose the type of pitch shift for the parts...Colours for - LEFT CLICK on the colour patch to hide or show the bouncing ball for this part in bouncing ball windows... CONTROL + LEFT CLICK to change colour for the bouncing ball for this part. RIGHT CLICK to change instrument for partFirst Highlighted Part - Properties (Ctrl + 176) - Set all the properties for the highlighted part in one go - instrument to play, volume, pitch, stereo pan position, other controllers etc...Show PARTS FOR RHYTHM only (check box) - (no tooltip help yet)Add melodic instruments, etc (check box) - (no tooltip help yet)No tune (button) - Resets to play all the notes in all the parts at the same pitch...Randomise fractal tune! (button) - Change the rhythm into a NEW TUNE every time you press the button - shortcut F5...Random tune (radio button) - You need to use Make New Fractal Tune Now first. Then this option RANDOMISES the tune whenever you change the rhythm in any wayKeep seed (radio button) - Keeps the seed when you change the rhythm - the rhythm of the tune of course changes and notes may change too - but the short musical seed phrase that's used to generate the entire tune stays the same. So if you then change back to the original rhythm you'll get back to the original tune.Reset to none (radio button) - Resets to no seed whenever you change the rhythm - all notes in each part at the same pitchArpeggios Drop List (Ctrl + 109) - Show a list of arpeggios to select from - and edit the list....Scales Drop List (Ctrl + 110) - Show a list of scales to select from - and edit the list....Add SCALES WINDOWS (check box) - (no tooltip help yet)Harmonics Metronome (Ctrl + 229) - Add pitches to your rhythms using the harmonic series (notes that sound good together)...Reset to preset percussion (button) - Set all the parts to play non melodic percussion instruments...Stereo Pan (Ctrl + 50) - Set stereo pan positions for each part for a more immersive played by rhythm (editable) - How many parts to set or number of parts to play in fractal tuneparts played by rhythm (spin) - Adjust the the number of parts up / downTool tip help - F1Organise Windows - F2PLAY Sound (button) - Click here to Play or Stop Keyboard shortcut: RETURN If out of sync, ADJUST SYNC...Pause (button) - Click here to Pause or ContinueVolume - Set master volume for Bounce Metronome. Part controls etc. also affect the volumeOther Dialog Star - Tip of the day - For All category - right click for neighbouring windows...PC Keyboard Player (Ctrl + 112) - Play with PC Keyboard - percussion, or melodic instruments, with sustain, and sostenuto and various layouts including Janko style keyboard...^ (button) - SWAPS highlighted part with PART ABOVE IT - swaps instrument, volume, beats per bar, controllers etc, nearly all settings. SHIFT + CLICK on this button to SORT ALL THE PARTS, MOST BEATS PER BAR FIRST...v (button) - SWAPS highlighted part with PART BELOW IT - swaps instrument, volume, beats per bar, controllers etc, nearly all settings. SHIFT + CLICK on this button to SORT ALL THE PARTS, LEAST BEATS PER BAR FIRST...Keep seed for abc (check box) - (no tooltip help yet)
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All Windows/Out/Parts/Show All Parts (Ctrl + 9) - Click on button or other control in this image to jump to its tooltip.    

Link to a fractal tune (both midi and mp3)

Link to a fractal tune 1.082a/ascending_above_the_clouds (mp3) - make sure you leave no spaces around the tune name in that one

Embedded youtube video

Embedded images

To add an image or an audio file, enter the name you want to use for it in the format [[Image:Test.jpg]] or [[Media:Test.mp3]]. Then when you click on the link you will be prompted to browse for the file to upload


Media:Test Only.mp3

You are welcome to try those out - but please don't upload any files for them so that other visitors to this page can also click to see how it works.

You can embed external images from other web sites directly into the text - just use the url to the image on its own to embed the image, like this one from


Or if you want to link to the image instead: Lambdoma 1st quadrant

External sound test: | windchimes scale

Image Map

Basic Image Map:

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More Elaborate:

Drum KitRide CymbalTomsHi HatSnare drumBass drumFloor tom
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Embedded javascript

Ratio / = cents


Do you have a script you'd like to see included in the wiki? Just ask me to upload your script to the server (it's set as a wiki sysop job for security reasons). Once that's done, you can embed your script anywhere in the wiki using its file name within htmlet tags

Coloured text to distinguish keyboard shortcuts, navigation etc

This uses the templates hi, hik, hiu and hit.


Keyboard Shortcut

User Input

File Name, Program or window title


header 1 header 2 header 3
row 1, cell 1 row 1, cell 2 row 1, cell 3
row 2, cell 1 row 2, cell 2 row 2, cell 3

ABC Music

(Cannot write to or create math output directory/math)


Failed to parse (Cannot write to or create math output directory): a+b=c

Failed to parse (Cannot write to or create math output directory): (\frac{3}{2})^{12}

Failed to parse (Cannot write to or create math output directory): \begin{matrix} \frac{1}{1} &\frac{8}{7} &\frac{4}{3} &\frac{8}{5} &\frac{2}{1} &\frac{8}{3} &\frac{4}{1} &\frac{8}{1}\\ &\frac{1}{1} & & & & & & \\ & &\frac{1}{1} & & & & & \\ & & &\frac{1}{1} & & & & \\ & & & &\frac{1}{1} & & & \\ & & & & &\frac{1}{1} & & \\ & & & & & &\frac{1}{1} & \\ \frac{1}{8} &\frac{1}{7} &\frac{1}{6} &\frac{1}{5} &\frac{1}{4} &\frac{1}{3} &\frac{1}{2} &\frac{1}{1} \end{matrix}

An easy way to generate the maths (in LaTeX format) is to use the Code Cogs equation editor

Failed to parse (Cannot write to or create math output directory): \sqrt{2}

Source code highlighting

 printf("Hello World");

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