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#443307 - 12/07/17 09:09 AM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Slow to Ending
Islansoul Offline
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As of now, in the Mac 2017 version, if I want to slowly end a song, I have to go into the setting and change each bar to a different tempo. I would like to be able to select a number of bars and tell Band-in-a-Box what tempo I would like it to end with.
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#443349 - 12/07/17 10:55 AM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Slow to Ending [Re: Islansoul]
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Not an unreasonable request.
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#443502 - 12/08/17 02:55 AM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Slow to Ending [Re: Islansoul]
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+1 !!

I like this a lot, and also wish they would improve the ability to do numerous kinds of "multiple bar operations" from a single command like this.

We should be able to select multiple bars and then perform operations on all the selected bars at once, including your request for the tempo to start at such and such a tempo and end at another one.

Other examples include... selecting a set of bars and having BIAB put holds on all of those bars for a particular RealTrack (or on every 4th bar, or whatever is desired). Same with shots and rests. There are quite a number of operations that have to be manually done bar by bar, and it would be extremely helpful if we could control multiple bars when applying certain commands (even including the ability to transpose of a specific set of selected bars).

That would be BarBar-ific!!!
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#446317 - 12/20/17 09:04 AM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Slow to Ending [Re: Islansoul]
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+1 here! That would be great!!!
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#446350 - 12/20/17 11:16 AM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Slow to Ending [Re: Islansoul]
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#446516 - 12/21/17 08:36 AM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Slow to Ending [Re: Islansoul]
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#447077 - 12/24/17 12:59 PM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Slow to Ending [Re: Islansoul]
Islansoul Offline
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Originally Posted By: Islansoul
As of now, in the Mac 2017 version, if I want to slowly end a song, I have to go into the setting and change each bar to a different tempo. I would like to be able to select a number of bars and tell Band-in-a-Box what tempo I would like it to end with.


On top of that, when it would slowly end to that tempo, I would like to be able to have the option to have the end chord held for a number of bars.
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#447172 - 12/25/17 10:08 AM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Slow to Ending [Re: Islansoul]
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#447239 - 12/25/17 08:29 PM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Slow to Ending [Re: Islansoul]
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#447271 - 12/26/17 05:35 AM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Slow to Ending [Re: Islansoul]
Charlie Fogle Offline
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Originally Posted By: Islansoul
As of now, in the Mac 2017 version, if I want to slowly end a song, I have to go into the setting and change each bar to a different tempo. I would like to be able to select a number of bars and tell Band-in-a-Box what tempo I would like it to end with.


I have the PC version and don't know about the Bar Settings in the MAC version. The PC version has a Change Tempo By Percentage selection in Bar Settings. If the MAC version has that option, you can slowly end a song and also stop the action prior to the last bar and tell BIAB what tempo you want the song to end with.
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#456760 - 02/10/18 07:06 AM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Slow to Ending [Re: Islansoul]
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#457181 - 02/12/18 01:24 PM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Slow to Ending [Re: Islansoul]
Islansoul Offline
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If this is not for the PC version, then let's make it happen.
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#TechTipTuesday - Band-in-a-Box® Patch Updates

If you're ever experiencing an issue with your Band-in-a-Box program, make sure you have the most recent patch update for your version - this can be done at http://www.pgmusic.com/support.updates.win.htm.

Patch updates are released frequently, and are created by our development team to fix any reported bugs, tweak existing features within the program, update demos and other files as needed, and more!

To find out which version of the program you have, visit Help | About Band-in-a-Box within the program. You will see the full version number listing as:
Band-in-a-Box® for Windows
Version 2018 (512)

The number in parentheses is the build number. As you can see, my Band-in-a-Box is up to date and will continue to stay that way because I've selected "Automatically check for updates every 7 days" within the Help | Check for Updates.... option (you can set the number of days to a different number). This window will also look to see if you're version is up to date, so you don't technically have to visit http://www.pgmusic.com/support.updates.win.htm if you didn't want to!

Once you've installed your patch update (make sure the program is closed when you're doing this), give it another try - if you are still experiencing the same issue you can report it by contacting us directly, or you can post your result to the Forum thread that also announces the patch update, like our recent Band-in-a-Box 2018 Build 512 Update (Feb 15) post.

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RealBand 2018 Build 5 Update Available!

RealBand 2018 customers can download the latest free patch update here: http://www.pgmusic.com/support.realband.htm#2018_5

Summary of Changes for Build 5
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Band-in-a-Box® 2018 Build 512 Update Available!

Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Windows customers can download the latest free patch update here: www.pgmusic.com/support_windowsupdates.htm#512

Summary of changes for Build 512 since 510 (Feb 15 2018):
Fixed: "Load SoundTrack Song" and "Load song with RealDrums Audio" buttons in the Sound Track dialog were not working.
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PowerTracks Pro Audio 2018 is Here!

PowerTracks Pro Audio 2018 is here! PowerTracks Pro Audio 2018 includes many new features and enhancements:

Windows Audio (WASAPI) driver support. This allows for low latency audio recording/playback without requiring ASIO. Note that this supports 1 stereo input plus 1 stereo output at a time. For multiple inputs/outputs, you should continue to use either MME or ASIO.

ABC Notation format support. You can save a track of notation in a popular ASCII text format to import into other programs, or you can paste this format into a user forum as a way of sending the track (usually the melody and chord symbols) to other users without having to attach a file.

The built-in Audio Chord Wizard detection in the Chords window automatically detects the chords of the song, based on the audio data from all non-muted audio tracks. This works similar to the standalone Audio Chord Wizard, except that it uses the current bar lines of the existing song.

Notation Enhancements:
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...a full list of the new features in PowerTracks Pro Audio 2018 is available at http://www.pgmusic.com/powertracks.features.htm

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