Draw Straight Line When Editing Velocity

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ifonline
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Draw Straight Line When Editing Velocity

Post by ifonline » Mon Dec 31, 2007 4:57 am

How on earth do I draw a straight line when editing velocities for MIDI notes? I see the draw option in the context menu, but that just appears to be a free-form pencil tool (basically). Isn't there a way to draw a straight line?

What I am trying to do is ramp up velocities in a smooth transition. The free-form draw mode definitely doesn't work for this. I am hoping I am just overlooking a simple switch or button to make this happen.

Thanks.

Ian
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rbmonosylabik
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Post by rbmonosylabik » Mon Dec 31, 2007 5:35 am

Draw mode OFF

and I think you have to hold ctrl/cmd and drag. Try with different modifier keys, I'm not completely sure which one, you'll see a dotted diagonal line if it's working.
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ifonline
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Post by ifonline » Mon Dec 31, 2007 1:09 pm

Excellent. Thanks. I'm still waiting for the boxed shipment of Suite 7 to arrive, so I am lacking a manual at the moment. I'll try this when I get home.
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Machinate
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Post by Machinate » Mon Dec 31, 2007 1:18 pm

also, dont forget in the live menus; "help->Read the Live manual"

ifonline
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Post by ifonline » Mon Dec 31, 2007 2:59 pm

Machinate wrote:also, dont forget in the live menus; "help->Read the Live manual"
Doh! Thanks for that as well... :oops:
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ifonline
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Post by ifonline » Mon Dec 31, 2007 3:13 pm

Just to follow-up: selecting all the notes and COMMAND-Click-Drag draws a straight line, setting all velocities to the line. Perfect! I appreciate the help here... this is excellent!
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Re: Draw Straight Line When Editing Velocity

Post by ElementQ » Mon May 03, 2021 2:29 am

Live 11 - MAC..
Select notes that are to be edited, or none for all, or all for all... :lol: :lol:
turn Draw mode ON (b), then...
Option + click + drag

That is what does it for me

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