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= MTS Sysex and .Tun Tuning Table Options =
= MTS Sysex and .Tun Tuning Table Options =
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==Screen Shot==
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[[Image:Window_118.png|MTS Sysex and .Tun Tuning Table Options]]
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==[[Window 118 | MTS Sysex and .Tun Tuning Table Options]]==
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Here you can load .tun tuning tables or configure the MTS sysexes...
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To use this window, select the tuning type you want to use from the drop list, select the devices you want to retune in the Out menu, then use the check box to switch on the option.
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===.TUN tables===
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You can load a .TUN tuning table in FTS to tell it how your synth is tuned so that it doesn't need to send the notes on separate channels. You can then select which of the out devices are already tuned in this way. This switches off the pitch bend channel remapping for those devices, and the tuning table you loaded is used to choose which midi notes to send to the device to achieve the desired pitch. Notes not in the  tuning table are ignored. You can see what is happening from Out | Notes Currently Playing [[Window 47 | (Ctrl + 47)]]) | More
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Many hardware synths have tuning tables but unfortunately they are specific to the model of synth and it is a lot of programming effort to implement all the variations. Manuel Op de Coul has done that however in Scala so you can use SCALA to tune most hardware synths.
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===Midi Tuning Standard Sysexes===
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This is an ideal way to tune a device in midi because a program like Tune Smithy can tune it directly and you don't need to keep loading the tuning yourself in the other program or changing its selection if you change the tuning.
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Unfortunately only few devices so far implement the standard way to do this - but they include some of the synths from Native Instruments such as the FM7.
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==Send MTS tuning tables to tune currently selected Midi Out device(s)==
==Send MTS tuning tables to tune currently selected Midi Out device(s)==
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.TUN tables
.TUN tables
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You can load a .TUN tuning table in FTS to tell it how your synth is tuned so that it doesn't need to send the notes on separate channels. You can then select which of the out devices are already tuned in this way. This switches off the pitch bend channel remapping for those devices, and the tuning table you loaded is used to choose which midi notes to send to the device to achieve the desired pitch. Notes not in the  tuning table are ignored. You can see what is happening from Out | Notes Currently Playing (Ctrl + 47) | More  
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You can load a .TUN tuning table in FTS to tell it how your synth is tuned so that it doesn't need to send the notes on separate channels. You can then select which of the out devices are already tuned in this way. This switches off the pitch bend channel remapping for those devices, and the tuning table you loaded is used to choose which midi notes to send to the device to achieve the desired pitch. Notes not in the  tuning table are ignored. You can see what is happening from Out | Notes Currently Playing [[Window 47 | (Ctrl + 47)]]) | More  
Midi Tuning Standard Sysexes
Midi Tuning Standard Sysexes
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Many hardware synths have tuning tables but unfortunately they are specific to the model of synth and it is a lot of programming effort to implement all the variations. Manuel Op de Coul has done that however in Scala so you can use SCALA to tune most hardware synths.  
Many hardware synths have tuning tables but unfortunately they are specific to the model of synth and it is a lot of programming effort to implement all the variations. Manuel Op de Coul has done that however in Scala so you can use SCALA to tune most hardware synths.  
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==[[Window 118 | Intro]]==
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==[[Window 61 | Accid...]]==
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Here you can load .tun tuning tables or configure the MTS sysexes
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Accidental symbols, && choose how keys play notes in between notes of arpeggio
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==More >>==
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Shows this window with either more space, more options, or alternative layout
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==>> History==
==>> History==
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Alternatively, Ctrl + right click on button, text field or drop list
Alternatively, Ctrl + right click on button, text field or drop list
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Keyboard shortcut Ctrl + F10
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Keyboard shortcut Ctrl + F10.
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The menu includes a Current Folder option to explore the folder for the most recent file.
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==Emulate .TUN tuned synth - Change main win Scale Arp. on Load==
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Reads scale tuning data, or constructs a suitable scale && arpeggio from table
==>> History==
==>> History==
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Keyboard shortcut Ctrl + F10
Keyboard shortcut Ctrl + F10
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==[[Window 58 | Timings...]]==
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Vary beat timing and volume continously within the bar...
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You use this window to set the tempo, also to vary the tempo, and volumes continuously within the seed or "bar". Also you can configure the tune note sustain - how much each note overlaps the next one.
==[[Window 48 | Out Opts....]]==
==[[Window 48 | Out Opts....]]==
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Options for Midi Out...
Options for Midi Out...
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==[[Window 41 | Parts for Devices...]]==
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==[[Window 41 | Devices - Set which ones use tables]]==
Set which parts from the Parts window to play on which out devices
Set which parts from the Parts window to play on which out devices
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==Emulate .TUN tuned synth==
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You can get to this window from Out | More | set PARTS  to play for each DEVICE, or from Out | Options | {{w141}}.
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Reads scale tuning data, or constructs a suitable scale && arpeggio from table
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To use it, first highlight the Out device you want to configure. Then enter the numbers of the parts you wish that device to play using the text box for the Parts to play for device field.
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You can also use this window as a quick way to set which Out devices you wish to use. Just change the highlight to change the current Out device. This has the same effect as selecting the device in the Out menu.
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If you want to play on several devices at once, select the Multiple Devices, highlight all the ones you want to use, and then select On to switch them all on.
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==Less <<==
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Shows this window with either less space, less options, or alternative layout
==Help = F1==
==Help = F1==
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Since the help for Tune Smithy is currently a bit out of date and needs to be redone completely for the new 3.0 release, then you may find the on-line page for some of the newer tasks particularly useful.  
Since the help for Tune Smithy is currently a bit out of date and needs to be redone completely for the new 3.0 release, then you may find the on-line page for some of the newer tasks particularly useful.  
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==Organise Windows = F2==
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==[[Window 51 | Organise Windows = F2]]==
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Or F2 - Reset / save / open for individual windows, right click for cat. list...
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Reset, or Save settings for this window. RIGHT CLICK for all windows menu...
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Shows the Organise windows window - which you can use to reset all the parameters for the current window - or save them all, or open previously saved parameters for just this window. Also has a drop list of all the windows and their shortcuts.
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Shows the Organise windows window - which you can use to reset all the parameters for the current window.
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You can also right click on this icon as a quick way to get the floating drop menu of all the Tune Smithy windows organised by category
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You can also use it to save the settings for just this window, or open previously saved parameters for just this window.
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Also has a drop list of all the windows and their shortcuts, and related options - some to do with the menu listing, and some to do with window resizing and minimising.
==Midi Out Dialog Star==
==Midi Out Dialog Star==
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So as you continue to use FTS, it will learn your habits, and the neighbouring windows listed here, should be the ones you most often visit after this  one.
So as you continue to use FTS, it will learn your habits, and the neighbouring windows listed here, should be the ones you most often visit after this  one.
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=Neighbours, and [[Window 117 | Previous]] - [[All_Tune_Smithy_Windows | Up]] - [[Window 119 | Next]]=
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[[Window 9 |  Parts (Ctrl +  9) ]]
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N.B. This list of neighbours may change when these pages are updated.

Latest revision as of 14:18, 2 November 2008

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MTS Sysex and .Tun Tuning Table Options

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MTS Sysex and .Tun Tuning Table Options

MTS Sysex and .Tun Tuning Table Options

Here you can load .tun tuning tables or configure the MTS sysexes...

To use this window, select the tuning type you want to use from the drop list, select the devices you want to retune in the Out menu, then use the check box to switch on the option.

.TUN tables

You can load a .TUN tuning table in FTS to tell it how your synth is tuned so that it doesn't need to send the notes on separate channels. You can then select which of the out devices are already tuned in this way. This switches off the pitch bend channel remapping for those devices, and the tuning table you loaded is used to choose which midi notes to send to the device to achieve the desired pitch. Notes not in the tuning table are ignored. You can see what is happening from Out | Notes Currently Playing (Ctrl + 47)) | More

Many hardware synths have tuning tables but unfortunately they are specific to the model of synth and it is a lot of programming effort to implement all the variations. Manuel Op de Coul has done that however in Scala so you can use SCALA to tune most hardware synths.

Midi Tuning Standard Sysexes

This is an ideal way to tune a device in midi because a program like Tune Smithy can tune it directly and you don't need to keep loading the tuning yourself in the other program or changing its selection if you change the tuning.

Unfortunately only few devices so far implement the standard way to do this - but they include some of the synths from Native Instruments such as the FM7.

Send MTS tuning tables to tune currently selected Midi Out device(s)

Tune this out device with MTS sysexes - or assume tuned with .TUN tables...

You can set the way this works from the .Tun and MTS sysex options.

.TUN tables

You can load a .TUN tuning table in FTS to tell it how your synth is tuned so that it doesn't need to send the notes on separate channels. You can then select which of the out devices are already tuned in this way. This switches off the pitch bend channel remapping for those devices, and the tuning table you loaded is used to choose which midi notes to send to the device to achieve the desired pitch. Notes not in the tuning table are ignored. You can see what is happening from Out | Notes Currently Playing (Ctrl + 47)) | More

Midi Tuning Standard Sysexes

This is an ideal way to tune a device in midi because a program like Tune Smithy can tune it directly and you don't need to keep loading the tuning yourself in the other program or changing its selection if you change the tuning.

Unfortunately only few devices so far implement the standard way to do this - but they include some of the synths from Native Instruments such as the FM7.

Many hardware synths have tuning tables but unfortunately they are specific to the model of synth and it is a lot of programming effort to implement all the variations. Manuel Op de Coul has done that however in Scala so you can use SCALA to tune most hardware synths.

Accid...

Accidental symbols, && choose how keys play notes in between notes of arpeggio

>> History

Click here to show recently visited files of this type...

Alternatively, Ctrl + right click on button, text field or drop list

Keyboard shortcut Ctrl + F10.

The menu includes a Current Folder option to explore the folder for the most recent file.

Emulate .TUN tuned synth - Change main win Scale Arp. on Load

Reads scale tuning data, or constructs a suitable scale && arpeggio from table

>> History

Click here to show recently visited drop lists of this type...

Alternatively, Ctrl + right click button, text field or drop list

Keyboard shortcut Ctrl + F10

Timings...

Vary beat timing and volume continously within the bar...

You use this window to set the tempo, also to vary the tempo, and volumes continuously within the seed or "bar". Also you can configure the tune note sustain - how much each note overlaps the next one.

Out Opts....

Options for Midi Out...

Devices - Set which ones use tables

Set which parts from the Parts window to play on which out devices

You can get to this window from Out | More | set PARTS to play for each DEVICE, or from Out | Options | Help For Tool Tip - Shift + F1 (Ctrl + 141).

To use it, first highlight the Out device you want to configure. Then enter the numbers of the parts you wish that device to play using the text box for the Parts to play for device field.

You can also use this window as a quick way to set which Out devices you wish to use. Just change the highlight to change the current Out device. This has the same effect as selecting the device in the Out menu.

If you want to play on several devices at once, select the Multiple Devices, highlight all the ones you want to use, and then select On to switch them all on.

Less <<

Shows this window with either less space, less options, or alternative layout

Help = F1

Click for help for this window. Or F1. Other opts: Shift , Alt, Ctrl + click...

F1 or click shows the help for the current window in your web browser.

Some windows may have no help yet in which case the help icon is shown crossed out with a red line.

Shift + F1 or Shift + Click brings up the tool tips extra help window (this window) to show any extra help for a tool tip.

You can tell if a tool tip has extra help if it ends ... like this one.

Ctrl + F1 or Ctrl + click takes you to the list of keyboard shortcuts for Tune Smithy.

Alt + F1 or Alt + click (alternatively Caps lock physically held down + F1 or Click) takes you to the on-line page at the robertinventor.com web site about the current main window task - which gives a short introduction to it for newbies to the program. If there is no on-line page specific to a task, takes you to the main tune smithy page on the web site.

Since the help for Tune Smithy is currently a bit out of date and needs to be redone completely for the new 3.0 release, then you may find the on-line page for some of the newer tasks particularly useful.

Organise Windows = F2

Reset, or Save settings for this window. RIGHT CLICK for all windows menu...

Shows the Organise windows window - which you can use to reset all the parameters for the current window.

You can also use it to save the settings for just this window, or open previously saved parameters for just this window.

Also has a drop list of all the windows and their shortcuts, and related options - some to do with the menu listing, and some to do with window resizing and minimising.

Midi Out Dialog Star

Tip of the day - Midi Relaying category - right click for neighbouring windows...

Left click for a tip of the day in this category.

Right click to see a menu of neighbouring windows.

The neighbours are the ones you most often move to after this one or within a minute of this one, arranged by popularity.

So as you continue to use FTS, it will learn your habits, and the neighbouring windows listed here, should be the ones you most often visit after this one.

Neighbours, and Previous - Up - Next

Parts (Ctrl + 9)

N.B. This list of neighbours may change when these pages are updated.

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