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  1. Andy

    Snippet with key signatures

    OK understood, thanks.
  2. Andy

    Snippet with key signatures

    Mmm so this relates back to my earlier question about libraries and storing ideas and multiple def-scores in a single document. To store an "idea" which can be viewed with a key signature in notation I have to save it as a def-score, but each composer document (.opmo) can effectively only have one idea in it, because each .opmo file uses only one def-score, as previously discussed. (I know it can have the code of an infinite number of def-scores, however only the last def-score will 'Evaluate and Audition and Notation" i.e it's not possible to highlight a def-score in a composer document as discovered in my last post) I'm confused to be honest..the whole structural thinking in Opusmodus is confusing me!
  3. Is it possible to have a key signature with a snippet? Thanks
  4. Andy

    Multiple def-scores?

    Thank you.
  5. Andy

    Multiple def-scores?

    So I can have multiple def-scores in a file, but only one of them will be acted upon by "Evaluate and Audition and Notation"..always the last one?
  6. Andy

    Multiple def-scores?

    If I use Menu> Evaluate and Audition and Notation on your code..it will always act on the second score, score2. How do I do that to the first score in your example? Thanks
  7. Andy

    Multiple def-scores?

    Ah OK in that case I need help because when I evaluate a Composer document with multiple def-score's in it, it will always evaluate the last one in the document. If I have a def-score higher up, I cannot evaluate that one. To evaluate a def-score... it does not involve highlighting the parentheses so how does OM decide which one to evaluate? Thanks.
  8. Andy

    Multiple def-scores?

    I think I am correct in saying there can be only one def-score per Composer document? Is that correct? Thanks
  9. Andy

    The learning curve..thoughts

    It's quite a feeling this Opusmodus thing. Stephen I have a website so maybe I'll do a 'post' there.
  10. Andy

    def-score time signatures

    Perfect, thanks
  11. For me, this is a much easier journey than Max/MSP or ACToolbox or Kyma or PWGL or ...in fact any program for composition where there is a bunch of boxes, wires and annoying graphics! The idea of boxes and graphics..the visual paradigm, is it is meant to make it easier somehow.. but I now realise the reverse is true. If you are just dealing with text and traditional music notation as in OM, it's really very straight forward. There is a learning 'bump' initially but then it really starts to make sense. I got so annoyed at Max going from 4 to 5 to 6 to 7 and the ridiculous changes in the GUI that meant I had to relearn the program every time. It was all about them. I feel Opusmodus is all about me. And that's quite a unique experience. And actually the real effort visually in Opusmodus has been put in to functionality, the IDE, which to be honest is totally unique. Thanks. Onward and upward. (with a few backwards I'm sure)
  12. I have a snippet with multiple changing time signatures. When I make a def-score, if I only have that single snippet to play, is there a way to tell OM to "use the time signatures in the snippet" as opposed to typing them all in manually? Thanks.
  13. Andy

    Using Nigel's Book

    I just wanted to say that as a newcomer to parametric composition and Opusmodus, Nigel's book has been so helpful. I have it as a pdf in the Utilities section of Opusmodus and work through a chapter a day and copy and paste his code directly into the Composer. I know Nigel wrote the tutorials, but his book sets a wider context which I have found very helpful in this beginning stage. Recommended!
  14. I'm sure it's staring me in the face but I cannot find any info on the Live Coding Instrument apart from the videos Stephane made. Thanks
  15. Andy

    Library of snippets?

    Got it thanks
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