Entering Music in Piano Roll


To Add Notes


  • Be sure the current mode is Insert Mode.
  • Display the Input Palette and select the Notes tab.
  • Select a note you want to add.
  • Click in the piano roll to add the note. As long as the mouse button is held down you can drag the bar representing the note to the desired pitch and time.
  • Release the mouse to add the note.


To Remove Notes


  • Be sure the current mode is Select Mode.
  • Select the notes you want to remove.
  • Press the Delete key



To Select a Note


  • Be sure the current mode is Select Mode.
  • Click and release on a bar representing a note to select the note.


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Click and drag the mouse to sweep out a rectangular region. As you drag the cursor the notes which intersect the rectangle are selected.


To Move Notes


  • Be sure the curr.ent mode is Select Mode.
  • Select the notes you want to move.
  • Click and drag the mouse to move the bars representing the selected notes.
  • Release the mouse to insert the notes. If during the drag you decide not to move the notes, simply hit the escape key to abort the operation.



To Change the Duration of a Note


  • Select the note you want to change.
  • Move the cursor the right edge of the bar representing the note. When the cursor changes to the horizontal resize cursor you know the mouse is in the correct place.
  • Click and drag the mouse to reposition the right edge of the note bar. . If during the drag you decide not to change the note, simply hit the escape key to abort the operation.
  • When you release the mouse the note's duration is changed.