[Doggiebox] how do you make the drums mute each other?
ben at zygoat.ca
Fri Dec 5 18:16:04 EST 2003
On 03 12 2003 at 10:08 pm -0500, travis wrote:
>LIke when you have an open hihat followed by a closed hihat?
>sometimes it does it and some times it doesn't.
Good question. I'm glad you raised this, because this is something that
needs to be improved. There is currently a sly work-around, hidden in
the 1A5 release notes dating back almost a full year ago. I thought this
made it into the documentation but it looks like it never did:
>- In the near future when the drum kit file format is improved it will be
>possible to specify exactly which drum sounds should take precedence over
>others. For now, drum sounds will take precedence over one another during
>these two hard-coded conditions: a) the drums in question are hi-hats
>(where the drum type name is "hi hat"), or b) the drums are of the same
>type and one is muted (where the drum variant name contains the word
>"muted"). If you are using only the supplied drum kits, and not creating
>your own, this information is not pertinent to you.
So, what you can do today is still the same -- if you have a "red crash
(foo)" followed by a "red crash (muted)", the latter will supersede the
I'll add this to the gotta-fix list however. A proper checkbox in the
kit editor would be in order.
Ben Kennedy, chief magician
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