Help for Tune Smithy
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Melodic Instruments - in a new window of its own
You can either select an instrument from the menu or enter its name into the text box. The instrument gets selected into the currently highlighted part in the Parts (Ctrl + 9)) window. Use the Select for all parts check box to select the instrument into all the parts in the Parts window.
How show this window
Instruments in the Instr. menu in the main window, or Instr. in the Parts window menu.
Shortcut keys: Ctrl + 8 or Ctrl + N
Or type name - either melodic or non melodic - recognises fragmentary names
Type instrument name to select it for highlighted part(s) in Parts window...
You can enter fragmentary names and it doesn't need to be the first word in the instrument name, for instance Harp for Orchestral Harp or even the likes of ngo for Tango Accordian
The search for the instrument will always turn up a unique instrument - the best match, or the first found.
It favours complete words first, then letter sequences that begin words, then letter sequences anywhere in the word. Also favours the first word in the name.
Select for all parts
When this is ticked, the instrument gets selected in all the parts.
Set which instruments play in the various parts, and volume etc
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.
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.
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.
Other Dialog Star
Tip of the day - For All 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.
N.B. This list of neighbours may change when these pages are updated.