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Play From Custom Midi In Notes Map =
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Choose keys for arpeggio or scale  (music kbd, relaying or midi file retuning)...
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Here you can set which of the keyboard keys play the arpeggio - or the scale depending on whether set to play in arpeggio or scale.
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==Stereo Pan...==
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For play in arpeggio:
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If you leave gaps between the mapped notes, for instance if you only say that white keys play the arpeggio, then in between keys - in that case the black keys - play any available in between notes of the scale.
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If there are no notes of the scale between the arpeggio notes, the in between keys repeat the mapped keys.
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Pans notes for parts. Use to set position to left or right for each part
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When there are more scale degrees than there are in between keys to play them from, then you can use various methods to choose whether to play e.g. the lower or the higher of the available accidentals.
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To explore that see the Accidentals symbols and special opts window (Ctrl + 61) or the "in between notes as accidentals" list in the  Music Keyboard Options window (Ctrl + 45)
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==Play Arp. from==
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Set which notes from Midi In play the current arpeggio (alternatively scale)...
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Any in between midi notes will play any scale pitches between the arpeggio degrees. To take an example, you can set the white notes to play the notes of the diatonic (major) mode in any larger scale, and then the black keys will play whatever sharps or flats are available between them, if any. There are various options to configure whether e.g. the sharp of the note below or the flat of the note above is played in scales where they differ.
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For details, see Help | Midi In | Play in arpeggio (etc) drop list, and  Help | Midi In | Playing fine shades of accidentals from the music keyboard
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==Quantise playing to fractal tune or metronome==
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==Do sustain in FTS - for devices without built in sustain==
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When selected, notes from midi on or PC keyboard get played on next beat...
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So your playing then will always be exactly in time with the metronome - but to do that you have to play every beat slightly ahead of the metronome as it can only delay the notes you play, and not anticipate them.
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==Suggest mapping for current scale or arp.==
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Let FTS handle the sustain pedal by postponing note offs...
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Suggest map to play arp. with same fingerings as for pitches in 12 equal
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==auto suggest map==
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Play arpeggio with fingerings you use for same pitches in 12 equal
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This temporarily ignores any note offs for notes that should be sustained. When you release the pedal, all these ignored note offs then get played so releasing the sustained notes.
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==Metronome Polyrhythms...==
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Play rhythms or polyrhythms - for fractal tunes, changes tune construction
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==Keyboard Picture...==
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The way FTS does this means that you can only have one copy of any note in play at once. Usually synths will let you play the same note many times with sustain, so you can build up many copies of the same note sounding simultaneously.
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Show Lambdoma notes as you play, & play them using mouse or PC Keyboard...
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If you don't want repeated sustains, the FTS sustain may be quite useful, also useful if you need sustain for a particular synth which doesn't have it implemented.
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This option may also be useful for the pitch bend option to only bend notes held down in sustained  chords, which is best without repeated sustained notes. For that option see the Pitch Bend Options window (Ctrl + 156).
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FTS can handle sostenuto in a similar fashion by postponing note offs - for that option see More Midi In Options 2 - for rarer occasions (Ctrl + 207).
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The sostenuto pedal sustains any notes that are actually held down at the moment the pedal is pressed. The sustain pedal will also sustain any new notes added after the pedal is pressed, but sostenuto treats those normally withoutu sustain.
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FTS can handle sostenuto simply by keeping track of which notes were in play when the pedal is pressed, and postponing the note offs for those notes until the pedal is released.
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The idea of sostenuto is that you can play a chord, press the pedal to sustain it via sostenuto - then continue to play with both hands, and later release the chord just by releasing the pedal - so lets you hold down a single chord for a while without the need to physically keep the keys held down all the time.
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Set up regions of the keyboard for each part, use music keys as shortcuts etc.
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You can use the arrow keys to move a sustained chord around after you have played it.
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Show the Bs | Notes Played window to see your notes in a score like form as dots on staffs.
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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.
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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.
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==Lambdoma. Scale...==
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Make a custom size lambdoma or edit the scale directly
==Help = F1==
==Help = F1==
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Click for help for this window. Or F1. Other opts: Shift , Alt, Ctrl + click...  
Click for help for this window. Or F1. Other opts: Shift , Alt, Ctrl + click...  
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F1 or click shows the help for the current window in your web browser.  
F1 or click shows the help for the current window in your web browser.  
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Some windows may have no help yet in which case the help icon is shown crossed out with a red line.
Some windows may have no help yet in which case the help icon is shown crossed out with a red line.
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Shift + F1 or Shift + Click brings up the tool tips extra help window (this window) to show any extra help for a tool tip.  
Shift + F1 or Shift + Click brings up the tool tips extra help window (this window) to show any extra help for a tool tip.  
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You can tell if a tool tip has extra help if it ends ... like this one.
You can tell if a tool tip has extra help if it ends ... like this one.
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Ctrl + F1 or Ctrl + click takes you to the list of keyboard shortcuts for Tune Smithy.
Ctrl + F1 or Ctrl + click takes you to the list of keyboard shortcuts for Tune Smithy.
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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.
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.
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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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Or F2 - Reset / save / open for individual windows, right click for cat. list...
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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.
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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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
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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Tip of the day - Relaying category - right click for neighbouring windows...
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Tip of the day - Midi Relaying category - right click for neighbouring windows...
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Left click for a tip of the day in this category.
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The neighbours are the ones you most often move to after this one or within a minute of this one, arranged by popularity.
The neighbours are the ones you most often move to after this one or within a minute of this one, arranged by popularity.
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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.

Revision as of 12:56, 9 July 2008

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Play From Custom Midi In Notes Map

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Choose keys for arpeggio or scale (music kbd, relaying or midi file retuning)...

Here you can set which of the keyboard keys play the arpeggio - or the scale depending on whether set to play in arpeggio or scale.

For play in arpeggio:

If you leave gaps between the mapped notes, for instance if you only say that white keys play the arpeggio, then in between keys - in that case the black keys - play any available in between notes of the scale.

If there are no notes of the scale between the arpeggio notes, the in between keys repeat the mapped keys.

When there are more scale degrees than there are in between keys to play them from, then you can use various methods to choose whether to play e.g. the lower or the higher of the available accidentals.

To explore that see the Accidentals symbols and special opts window (Ctrl + 61) or the "in between notes as accidentals" list in the Music Keyboard Options window (Ctrl + 45)

Play Arp. from

Set which notes from Midi In play the current arpeggio (alternatively scale)...

Any in between midi notes will play any scale pitches between the arpeggio degrees. To take an example, you can set the white notes to play the notes of the diatonic (major) mode in any larger scale, and then the black keys will play whatever sharps or flats are available between them, if any. There are various options to configure whether e.g. the sharp of the note below or the flat of the note above is played in scales where they differ.

For details, see Help | Midi In | Play in arpeggio (etc) drop list, and Help | Midi In | Playing fine shades of accidentals from the music keyboard

Quantise playing to fractal tune or metronome

When selected, notes from midi on or PC keyboard get played on next beat...

So your playing then will always be exactly in time with the metronome - but to do that you have to play every beat slightly ahead of the metronome as it can only delay the notes you play, and not anticipate them.

Suggest mapping for current scale or arp.

Suggest map to play arp. with same fingerings as for pitches in 12 equal

auto suggest map

Play arpeggio with fingerings you use for same pitches in 12 equal

Metronome Polyrhythms...

Play rhythms or polyrhythms - for fractal tunes, changes tune construction

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.


Lambdoma. Scale...

Make a custom size lambdoma or edit the scale directly

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

Midi In Dialog Star

Tip of the day - 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.

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