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#146000 - 01/09/12 08:19 AM 256 bars limit?
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Hi!

Is there a reason why i have to limit arrangements at 256 bars? I wish it was open!

Thanks S.P

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#146001 - 01/09/12 08:33 AM Re: 256 bars limit? [Re: musicmountain7]
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Look in the FAQs. lots of discussion on this subject. Later, Ray
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#146002 - 01/09/12 09:04 AM Re: 256 bars limit? [Re: raymb1]
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How many minutes long is your song?
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#146003 - 01/09/12 11:01 AM Re: 256 bars limit? [Re: John Conley]
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FYI, RealBand does not have this limit, if you want to move a very long song over to there.
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#146004 - 01/09/12 02:53 PM Re: 256 bars limit? [Re: musicmountain7]
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Hi!

Is there a reason why i have to limit arrangements at 256 bars?




The most obvious apparent reason is that 256 is the highest number one can count to using a base 2 8 bit counting system.
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#146005 - 01/10/12 04:20 AM Re: 256 bars limit? [Re: John Conley]
John-Luke Offline
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How many minutes long is your song?



I just recall to all BIAB users that the real time duration of a song given in BIAB is erroneous. this has discussed in the BIAB forum some month ago, and PG people are aware of this issue. Waiting for some fix.

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#146006 - 01/11/12 07:45 AM Re: 256 bars limit? [Re: John-Luke]
musicmountain7 Offline
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Hi!

Using BIAB to do transcriptions like http://djangoreinhardtforbandinabox.shoply.com/ i definitely need more tracks than 256 for jazz solos from the big ones! As for Real Band i think it's a heavy program that's doing fine the job, but I'm still in love with BB.

Thanks S.P.

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#146007 - 01/11/12 11:25 AM Re: 256 bars limit? [Re: musicmountain7]
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