Time Signature Changes in Clip view

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cassiejj
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Time Signature Changes in Clip view

Post by cassiejj » Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:02 pm

Please create the possibility to change time signature inside a clip. Or at least make the feature that the time signatures in a clip are updated according to the position on the arrangement view track. What is the use of time signature changes in the arrangement view if they arent represented in the clip view :?:

Thank you :)

wearemindflux
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Re: Time Signature Changes in Clip view

Post by wearemindflux » Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:25 am

Hi, they run separately, any time or tempo changes you enter in the scene information
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cassiejj
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Re: Time Signature Changes in Clip view

Post by cassiejj » Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:56 am

Yes but you can't change the time signature during a clip right? So for example start the clip at 4/4 and then at the second bar go to 3/4, youll have to go to a new scene/clip for that, and I don't want that haha!

wearemindflux
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Re: Time Signature Changes in Clip view

Post by wearemindflux » Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:38 pm

Hi, you can make changes via follow actions, so you don't have to physically have to change it.
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Re: Time Signature Changes in Clip view

Post by Machinesworking » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:08 pm

You're basically asking for less power. As it stands a clip has it's own time signature, and the Arrangement can either match it or not.
Commonly you might want to keep a beat in 4/4 while the melody is in 3/4, as it stands both clips with different time signatures are not changed to fit measures they aren't actually compatible with, which is essentially what you're asking for Live to do. You have to set the time signature to something different in the clip view in the first place, and if you personally wanted your 3/4 clips to change to 4/4 (and I can't think of a single good reason you would want this?), you can select all of them and change the time signature.

I don't know of any DAWs that allow a clip in 3/4 etc. to exist in a 4/4 timeline and personally I really appreciate this feature, only the MPC2 also allows tracks to have their own time signatures separate than the sequencer timeline. This is especially useful with more complex time signatures like 7/4 9/8 etc.

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