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#230349 - 12/23/13 01:57 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Bass tracks on set 202 [Re: den_spain]
axeplayer Offline

Registered: 11/28/06
Posts: 98
Originally Posted By: denspain
I have exactly the same problem, and everything is up-to-date. What is also odd is that the amount of styles shown in brackets after style 202 is 8, but I only have 7 styles, all bouzouki.

It's also interesting that the bass styles are not on the HD from PGM, although I confess that is not up-to-date....although it does have 8 bouzouki styles, not 7.....just to really confuse me.


Having the same problem and contacted support + live help.
I know its coming up to Christmas and everyone is slowing down but it would be nice to have an acknowledgement from PG that a problem does exist with this and might be sorted when they get the time.


#230356 - 12/23/13 02:44 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Bass tracks on set 202 [Re: raymb1]
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Registered: 06/05/12
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Loc: Melbourne, Australia
Originally Posted By: raymb1
I have all of those tracks listed in my Real Tracks Picker. Click on the Real Tracks icon, choose bass at the upper left and scroll through the bass tracks. I have all of those Swainson tracks there. I hope you can enlarge the pic. Later, Ray

Re: enlarging image:

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#230517 - 12/24/13 04:02 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Bass tracks on set 202 [Re: LBL]
Rob - PG Music Offline
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Registered: 11/25/09
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Hey Guys,

I have been made aware of this by several users. We are looking into it. I will be testing several shipping installations to figure out why it is showing up for most and not for others. Hang in there and we will get it addressed.


#230543 - 12/24/13 06:42 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Bass tracks on set 202 [Re: LBL]
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Loc: Victoria, BC

Those bass styles aren't part of set 202, they are part of earlier RealTracks sets. So you can just ignore that for now, we'll address that typo in the next patch.
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#230551 - 12/24/13 08:06 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Bass tracks on set 202 [Re: LBL]
axeplayer Offline

Registered: 11/28/06
Posts: 98
Thanks Andrew and Rob and a happy Christmas to you both, well while we are at it, to those who celebrate Christmas a happy and peaceful one to one and all.


#230621 - 12/25/13 09:13 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Bass tracks on set 202 [Re: Andrew - PG Music]
den_spain Offline

Registered: 09/02/10
Posts: 64
Loc: Costa Blanca, Spain (ex-pat Br...

So which one are they part of? I thought I had bought all the realtracks sets and I don not have them, so it would be nice to know where they should be. The install info screen for 202 says they are in it !!

Merry Christmas


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#231027 - 12/27/13 10:27 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Bass tracks on set 202 [Re: LBL]
Noel96 Offline

Registered: 10/31/08
Posts: 11940
Loc: Australia
For what it's worth, double-check that "Show if tempo is out of range" is selected in the Realtrack Picker.

If this is not selected, only those Realtracks in the range of the current BIAB tempo will be shown.


#231067 - 12/27/13 12:57 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Bass tracks on set 202 [Re: LBL]
axeplayer Offline

Registered: 11/28/06
Posts: 98
Thanks for reply Noel.

Just wondering if you can see what set the NA come from as they are certainly not anywhere else on my ultra pak, unless they are part of a bonus pak, or something not yet released.

Thanks Axey


Edited by axeplayer (12/27/13 01:01 PM)

#231115 - 12/27/13 05:25 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Bass tracks on set 202 [Re: axeplayer]
Noel96 Offline

Registered: 10/31/08
Posts: 11940
Loc: Australia
Hi Axey,

In a post above, Andrew from PG Music mentions that those bass styles are not part of Set #202. With this in mind, I went and had a look in the \bb\Realtracks folders that corresponded to those RTs.

In every case, what I found inside the folder was a text file indicating that these tracks had been renamed and were no longer using the names/sets that Realtrack Picker assigned to them. (The below image show what's inside the folder \bb\Realtracks\Bass, Acoustic, Jazz Half,Half Sw 110. There are no audio files as one would expect.)

So I went through each of the text files and compiled the following information.

The below pdf summarises what I discovered (right-click and "Save as" will download it). In a nutshell, the Bass tracks are now considered 'normal', 'simple' and 'very simple' rather than 'quarter, quarter', 'half, quarter' and 'half, half'. (It seems as though 'Set 202' was used as an internal grouping by PG Music at a time when '202' was far removed from the set numbers that were available.)

link to pdf summary of Realtracks in Set 202

Hope this helps,

#231230 - 12/28/13 12:22 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Bass tracks on set 202 [Re: LBL]
axeplayer Offline

Registered: 11/28/06
Posts: 98
Noel what more can I say, this is a first claas piece of detective work taking the time and effort to get to the bottom of the missing realtracks.

I'm more than impressed and feeling a bit guilty for putting you to that trouble.

A happy new year to you, the trouble that you go to help people is amazing for want of a better word to describe it.


Edited by axeplayer (12/28/13 12:24 PM)

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