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Editing tuplets in poly

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I’m trying to edit my rhythms in the poly editor of OM 6.5.1. The help windows says: “1-9 Subdivide pulse”.

Is there a way to divide a pulse in 11 or 13 directly in the poly editor?




April 8, 2013 at 20:59 #4558
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Unfortunately I don’t think you can presently do that in the editor.

If you have limited subdivision values, it may be possible to “hack” the code of the editor and attach the corresponding action(s) to specific keys.

Let me know if you need help for that !


May 7, 2013 at 05:02 #4786
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Thanks, I’m not sure how I would do that. Could this be file for the patches folder?



May 26, 2013 at 20:44 #4879
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There are two functions to modify for that :

char-is-digit tells if a given typed character has to be considered has a rhythmic subdivision
char-as-digit converts the character in the corresponding subdivision

By default, char-is-digit returns T for any number-character between 2 and 9 (in Lisp, characters are written #\a, #\b, #\1, etc.), and char-as-digit returns the corresponding number.

You can therefore add in this function, for instance, that #\f is recognized by char-is-digit (be careful not to choose an existing shortcut character) and that the corresponding number is, say, 13.

Below is the corresponding Lisp file (you can put it in OM 6.6.2/patches/)
Just edit it to add your own subdivision shortcuts.

Best regards,

July 4, 2013 at 10:11 #5333

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