Make all midi notes same length shortcut?

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tomf
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Make all midi notes same length shortcut?

Post by tomf » Tue Mar 12, 2013 1:26 pm

Hi,

just wondered how do you make all midi notes in a clip the same length? E.g i have a load of midi notes all of different length, but instead of resizing each one, is there a shortcut to select all (apple-A) then drag/resize so they all snap to the same length?

Thanks

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Re: Make all midi notes same length shortcut?

Post by pskept » Tue Mar 12, 2013 2:39 pm

i don't know all of the new clip editing features in 9 but one way to do this would be to use the midi note length plugin and record the output into a new midi clip.

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Re: Make all midi notes same length shortcut?

Post by jasper » Tue Mar 12, 2013 8:05 pm

+1

When you're editing notes, the need to make many notes equal length occurs a lot.
(not ALL the notes, just the selected ones).
Cubase does it by typing in the desired length.
Logic does it with ALT + resize selected notes.
Sonar does it.
FL studio does it.
Reason does it with its "=" button.
Acid did it.
It's just something that comes up a lot.
Live does not do it.

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Re: Make all midi notes same length shortcut?

Post by decoded_ » Mon Aug 12, 2013 2:47 am

On PC

Ctrl + A to select all the notes, or select a note, and shift + click to add other notes to your selection, or click and drag a box around notes to select them.

Then...

Shift + Arrow Left to shorten note lengths
Shift + Arrow Right to extend note lengths

I usually take all the notes down to the shortest length first, then extend them longer to the length I need them at.

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Re: Make all midi notes same length shortcut?

Post by J2Jacobs » Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:57 pm

decoded_ wrote:On PC

Ctrl + A to select all the notes, or select a note, and shift + click to add other notes to your selection, or click and drag a box around notes to select them.

Then...

Shift + Arrow Left to shorten note lengths
Shift + Arrow Right to extend note lengths

I usually take all the notes down to the shortest length first, then extend them longer to the length I need them at.

Brilliant!! Works on Mac too.

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Re: Make all midi notes same length shortcut?

Post by ian_halsall » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:40 pm

decoded_ wrote:On PC

Ctrl + A to select all the notes, or select a note, and shift + click to add other notes to your selection, or click and drag a box around notes to select them.

Then...

Shift + Arrow Left to shorten note lengths
Shift + Arrow Right to extend note lengths

I usually take all the notes down to the shortest length first, then extend them longer to the length I need them at.
spot on!

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Re: Make all midi notes same length shortcut?

Post by iloyd2 » Mon Feb 18, 2019 10:20 pm

decoded_ wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2013 2:47 am
On PC

Ctrl + A to select all the notes, or select a note, and shift + click to add other notes to your selection, or click and drag a box around notes to select them.

Then...

Shift + Arrow Left to shorten note lengths
Shift + Arrow Right to extend note lengths

I usually take all the notes down to the shortest length first, then extend them longer to the length I need them at.
Excellent tip! 8)

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Re: Make all midi notes same length shortcut?

Post by UNCND » Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:27 am

well that';s nice but it doesn't make them the same length

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Re: Make all midi notes same length shortcut?

Post by Tarekith » Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:15 pm

It does if you follow the last sentence in the explanation. :)

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