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any chance piano roll could have a staff?

Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:57 pm
by Jimbo88
piano roll with a staff.JPG
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Re: any chance piano roll could have a staff?

Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 10:09 pm
by windbag
excellent idea

Re: any chance piano roll could have a staff?

Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 10:24 pm
by Lhotse
+1
What a great idea!

Re: any chance piano roll could have a staff?

Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 4:36 am
by ckon
It is this kind of thing that gets into the heads of Cubase developers and they go and screw up Cubase even more!

Stop messing about.......

Re: any chance piano roll could have a staff?

Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 5:03 pm
by Funkybot
Yeah, big no to this. If you don't know how to read standard notation it might seem like makes sense but PRVs and staffs are very different. If anything, a PRV underlay in the staff view to visualize note lengths would make sense, but not this.

Re: any chance piano roll could have a staff?

Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:19 pm
by Jimbo88
Funkybot wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 5:03 pm
Yeah, big no to this. If you don't know how to read standard notation it might seem like makes sense but PRVs and staffs are very different. If anything, a PRV underlay in the staff view to visualize note lengths would make sense, but not this.
I hope you are joking....

This would make identifying notes in Piano View so much faster. Could be an optional view if you dont like it.

Staves do more than identify notes for those who know how to arrange, it has clues for when some instruments start to sound louder and helps with ranges. This would be a great help for people doing mockups or composing for real instruments.

Re: any chance piano roll could have a staff?

Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:20 pm
by Jimbo88
I wish I could take credit for this idea, I stole the pic from another forum.

Re: any chance piano roll could have a staff?

Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:24 pm
by ResonantMind
I don't really see the point in this, but if such a thing to be implemented - this is not the graphic to do it.

Just a simple divider (like audio track/project divider in the project window) along the piano roll, like a 2px width bar that runs horizontal.

Re: any chance piano roll could have a staff?

Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:25 pm
by wcreed
Here's the hybrid PRV fount in Overture. VERY nice to use. It stays visually synced with the full notation above.

Re: any chance piano roll could have a staff?

Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:44 pm
by raino
Occasionally I do want to see notes on a piano roll so I know exactly what is happening and still I'd like to see it on a staff too for the musical context.

When that happens I open both the Key & Score Editors. Not fancy but it gets the job done.