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Lambdoma Scale

Intro

Make a custom size lambdoma or edit the scale directly

Flip Horizontally...

Flip the Lambdoma horizontally

Vertically...

Flip the Lambdoma vertically

Swap rows cols

Swap rows and columns for the Lambdoma

Upper number

Upper number (denumerator) for the ratio that the Lambdoma region starts at

When using this from the Lambdoma Scale window:

When you adjust this, the "to" field for how far to go with the upper number is automatically changed to keep the same height (or width if set to swap rows and columns).

Adjust the "to" field to change the height.

Upper number - SPIN

Adjust the upper number (denumerator)

to

How far to go with the upper number

to - SPIN

Adjust the limit for the upper number

Step

What step to use between successive upper numbers

Step - SPIN

Adjust the upper number step

Lower number

Lower number (denominator) for the start ratio...

When using this from the Lambdoma Scale window:

When you adjust this, the "to" field for how far to go with the lower number is automatically changed to keep the same width (or height if set to swap rows and columns).

Adjust the "to" field to change the width.

Lower number - SPIN

Adjust the lower number (denominator)

to

How far to go with the lower number

to - SPIN

Adjust the limit for the lower number

Step

What step to use between successive lower numbers

Step - SPIN

Adjust the lower number step

Make now

Make this Lambdoma scale now...

It also gets remade automatically whenever you adjust any of the numbers here

Keyboard Picture...

Show Lambdoma notes as you play, & play them using mouse or PC Keyboard...

Tips:

You can use the arrow keys to move a sustained chord around after you have played it.

Show the Bs | Notes Played window to see your notes in a score like form as dots on staffs.

Click on the music keyboard icons - to show the notes on a music keyboard as you play. You can also play the notes by clicking on the music keyboard picture.

The menu under the Tune Smithy icon at top left of the Lambdoma Keyboard picture has a quick link to the options for this keyboard.


Options...

Change layout, what to show, set moveable keyboard regions, shortcuts etc...

Options...

You can edit these values directly - you may want to switch off Auto remake...

Tip for the LAMBDOMA task: you can save the scale you make here from the menu using Lambdoma Kbd | Save Scale As... and get back to it from Open Scale in the same drop menu.

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

Or F2 - Reset / save / open for individual windows, right click for cat. list...

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.

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

Scales Dialog Star

Tip of the day - Scales 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.= Previous - Up - Next=

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